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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday at the O2 Arena in London. The top-seeded Nadal was able to break Federer once in the second set, but he appeared to labor as the previous day, Nadal spent three-plus hours against Andy Murray in the semifinals...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been placed in Group A in the draw for the ATP season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London, along with Tomas Berdych and Andy Roddick. Number two-ranked Roger Federer will match up against Robin Soderling in his group, along with Andy...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Robin Soderling of Sweden defeated Gael Monfils of France, 6-1, 7-6 (1), to capture his first Masters 1000 title in the Paris Masters final. Soderling became the first Swede to win a Masters 1000 tournament since Thomas Enqvist did so in Cincinnati in 2000. The win will place Soderling number four...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that rising American stars Ryan Harrison and U.S. Fed Cup team member Coco Vandeweghe are among the initial players invited to compete at the USTA’s 2010 Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs, sponsored by VocalCloud, which will be held for the second straight year at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former top-25-ranked player Taylor Dent has announced that he is retiring from professional tennis. The 29-year-old American was one of a handful of current pros with a serve-and-volley style. Once ranked as high as 21st, Dent had three back operations in 2006 and 2007 that derailed his career,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Italy's Flavia Pennetta defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday to give Italy its second straight Fed Cup final victory over the United States. Pennetta’s victory in the fourth singles match gave the Italians a 3-1 decision in the best-of-five finale. Pennetta won two matches during the weekend...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Billie Jean King is the recipient of the 2010 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the award will be made on Sunday, Nov. 7 in San Diego, Calif. during the 2010 Fed Cup by...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team's championship competition against Italy in San Diego this weekend, with live telecasts Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 7. The United States and Italy find themselves competing in a rematch of last year's final...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open, set for March 7-11, 2011 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, will become the first tennis tournament in the history of the game to feature Hawkeye replay technology and video displays on more than three courts when all match courts are outfitted for next year’s event, announced...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a ceremony filled with tears, Elena Dementieva retired from tennis after a loss at the WTA Championships that ended her 13-year career. The 29-year-old Russian reached two Grand Slam finals, won a Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympics and helped spur the growth of tennis in her home country...Read more