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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it has agreed to a two-year extension with U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez that will run through the 2012 season. Fernandez took over as captain last year after serving one season as team coach. She is 4-1 at the helm of the U.S. Fed Cup team and has led the U.S...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Pete Sampras, a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, will serve as the first spokesman for the 2011 Tennis Night In America, a joint promotional effort between the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and StarGames Inc. Tennis Night in America, the annual celebration of tennis that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Wednesday was a chance for both the men and the women to punch their ticket the semifinals at this year's U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Strong winds at Arthur Ashe Stadium made playing conditions tough, but the top players fought through Day 10 at Flushing Meadows...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is taken from Caroline Wozniacki's post-match press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 8 during the 2010 U.S Open. The top-seeded Wozniacki from Denmark battled very windy New York conditions and defeated Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-2, 7-5. How tough was it...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is taken from Roger Federer's post-match press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 8 during the 2010 U.S Open. The second-seeded Federer defeated Swede Robin Soderling on Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5. Is it possible that you actually enjoy playing in the wind? Yeah...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native Julia Elbaba made Long Island proud yesterday at the 2010 U.S. Open Juniors. Elbaba, along with her partner Krista Hardeback, defeated Danka Kovinik & Sasha Gavrilovska in the first round of the Girls Junior U.S. Open Doubles Tournament. Playing on Court 6, Elbaba &...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is taken from Fernando Verdasco's post-match press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 7 during the 2010 U.S Open. The eighth-seeded Verdasco defeated his fellow countryman from Spain, the 10th-seeded David Ferrer, 5-7, 6-7(8), 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(4) at Louis Armstrong Stadium. What was going...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Five-set encounters and marathon matches ruled the courts on Day Nine at the 2010 U.S. Open. The first of the five-setters saw the end to any hope of an American winning the men's singles title this year, as Stanislav Wawrinka defeated Sam Querrey, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in a match that took 4...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is taken from Venus Williams's post-match press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 7 during the 2010 U.S Open. The third-seeded Williams discusses her victory over Italian Francesca Schiavone, the sixth seed at this year's Open, under the lights are Arthur Ashe Stadium, 7-6(5), 6-4. When...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Labor Day Monday saw a full card of great tennis at the USTA Billie Jean KIng National Tennis Center for Day Eight of the 2010 U.S. Open. In the men's draw, second-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3, over 13th seeded Jurgen Melzer to advance to the quarterfinals. He will now...Read more