| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Justine Henin won her first title since coming out of retirement, defeating Samantha Stosur 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 in a tough three set match Sunday in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix. This win should give Henin a nice boost in confidence heading in to the years second Grand Slam (the French Open) which...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The best of five matchup between the United States and Russia started with Melane Oudin defeating Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3 6-3 to give the United States a 1-0 match lead. Elena Dementieva defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second match to even the series at 1-1. In Sunday's reverse singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
(as of 04/19/10) Rank Name & Nationality Points 1 Federer, Roger (SUI) 10,690 2 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 7,390 3 Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 6,980 4 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) 5,725 5 Murray, Andy (GBR) 5,485 6 Davydenko, Nikolay (RUS) 5,335 7 Roddick, Andy (USA) 4,780 8 Soderling, Robin (SWE) 4,595 9...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal defeated Fernando Verdasco 6-0, 6-1 in Sunday’s final to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the sixth straight year and end his title drought. Nadal sealed the win on his first match point with a forehand pass and fell to the ground in celebration. The win was Nadal’s 32nd straight win at...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has announced that 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and world number one-ranked doubles player Liezel Huber will represent the United States in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal against...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rajeev Ram, who clinched both the singles and the doubles titles in Newport, R.I. last year, will return to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships again this year. Ram, who is currently ranked 85th on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings, joins a dynamic Newport player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis returned to the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night April 10 for the first time in almost 15 years with the inaugural Caesars Tennis Classic. The event featured five of the sport's top past and present stars, including Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander, recent retiree...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The inaugural “Caesars Tennis Classic” held at historic Boardwalk Hall on April 10, 2010 set a new attendance record for a tennis event in Atlantic City. The record crowd of 7,330 who witnessed the “Caesars Tennis Classic” surpassed the previous mark of 7,257 for the “Return of The Champions” event...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, April 10, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames present professional tennis at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City with the First Annual Caesars Tennis Classic. This exhibition event will be hosted by two-time U.S. Open and five-time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams, and will feature three...Read more