| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was defeated this morning by Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. The 12th-seeded Czech beat Federer, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday for what is certainly the biggest victory of his career. Berdych used his big serve and much improved mobility...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the city of San Diego and the San Diego Sports Arena have been selected to host the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between the United States and Italy, Nov. 6-7. This will mark the first time the Fed Cup Final has been played in the United States since 2000, when the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three-time Wimbledon finalist Andy Roddick, who was seeded fifth, walked off Court Two in disbelief after a five set loss to Yen-Hsun Lu. Lu, the 26-year-old son of a chicken salesman from Taiwan who said he had no family in the crowd and who gave himself little hope after the fourth set, achieved...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
If week two is anything like week one, we are in for a special Wimbledon tournament. On the men's side, we have all the usual suspects. Roger Federer, bidding for a record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. Rafael Nadal, seeking a second after missing last years tournament with an injury. Andy Roddick...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eleven hours on-court and a little over three days later, and finally we have a winner in the longest match in tennis history. American John Isner finally defeated Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth and final set at Wimbledon. The fifth set alone lasted eight hours, 11 min., and the game...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John Isner and Nicholas Mahut have been playing their second round Wimbledon match for 10-plus hours, over the course of two days .... and it's not over yet! Ten hours after they began their Wimbledon tennis match Tuesday, the American Isner and Frenchman Mahut were still at it Wednesday evening,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Day two action continued at Wimbledon, with most of the sport's top starts advancing, starting with defending Wimbledon Champion and top-seeded Serena Williams dominating in her match against Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal. The 12-time Grand Slam champion Serena took a little over an hour to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams is the number one ranked women's tennis player as the pro tour heads into Wimbledon, according to the latest WTA tour rankings provided by Sony Ericsson. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal tops the men's world rankings, with Roger Federer a close second, according to the latest ATP...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws have been announced for the 2010 Wimbledon Championships that begin Monday, June 21. On the men's side, top-seeded Roger Federer will meet Alejandro Falla in round one, while second-seeded Rafael Nadal faces Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori. Andy Murray, the fourth seed, has been drawn to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has signed tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors to serve as a nightly analyst during the network’s upcoming Wimbledon coverage, June 21-30, 2010. The two-time...Read more