| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 17-seed, Francesca Schiavone of Italy, defeated seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), in the women's finals of the 2010 French Open. Schiavone came into the match with only one win in five attempts against Stosur, and with her victory, became the second woman seeded...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The U.S. Open will take over Times Square in New York City on Monday, June 7, to launch the first day of the 2010 U.S. Open Ticket On-Sale and celebrate the U.S. Open, which will be played in Flushing, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 12. “US Open Takes Times Square” will run from 8:00 a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Austrian Jurgen Melzer upset number three seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia in Wednesday action at the 2010 French Open. Melzer defeated Djokovic 3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4, as he rallied back down two sets. Melzer, who is making his first-ever trip to a Grand Slam semifinal, will face number two seed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2010 French Open men's action on Tuesday at Roland Garros, Robin Soderling upended top seed Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Soderling, who came into the match winless in 12 attempts against Federer, was able to break Federer's serve 44 percent of the time on conversion chances, while Federer...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 re-signed French Open and U.S. Open announcer Ted Robinson, extending his role with the network through 2013. The Emmy Award-winning sportscaster is currently...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Serena Williams defeated the 18th seed Shahar Peer by a score of 6-2, 6-2 to move into the women's quarterfinals of the 2010 French Open. Serena took only 67 min. to take out Peer, and Serena is the only American singles player, on the men's or women's side, still alive at Roland Garros...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rain may have dampened and caused a five-hour delay of day five of the French Open, but it didn't dampen the play of Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner as the duo advanced at Roland Garros. Roddick defeated Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain delay-filled affair. Roddick...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top eight seeds of the player field at the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships will be dominated by players ranked within the top 100 on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings. New additions to the player field include number 53-ranked Benjamin Becker; the top two Belgian players...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In action on day three of the French Open from Roland Garros, on the men's side, Spaniards Rafael Nadal, Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer all easily moved on, each winning their respective matches in straight sets. Austrailian Lleyton Hewitt also won in straight sets. Argentine and 26th seeded...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On day two of the 2010 French Open, the match of the day was between Andy Murray and hometown favorite, Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Gasquet who at times can be inconsistent certainly brought his "A" game to Roland Garros and gave the number four seed all he could handle. Murray dropped the first two...Read more