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October 26, 2011
Tennis Channel and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), the governing body of women's professional tennis, have extended their programming agreement through 2016, ensuring the network's place as the year-round home of such stars as Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters, and sisters Venus and Serena Williams.
October 26, 2011
World number two-ranked Maria Sharapova, who played her first match since pulling out of the quarterfinals in Tokyo with an ankle injury last month, was thoroughly outplayed by U.S. Open winner Samantha Stosur in their opening match in the White Group of the 2011 WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, falling to the Australian, 6-1, 7-5.
October 25, 2011
The top-seed Frenchman Gilles Simon, along with the number three seed, Alexandr Dolgopolov from the Ukraine, have been knocked out in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open.
October 24, 2011
John McEnroe has taken down Todd Martin in a 8-5 victory to win the HSBC Tennis Cup for his first title since 2009.
October 24, 2011
Maria Sharapova from Russia and Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark will front the two round-robin pools for the WTA Championships to be held in Turkey this upcoming week.
October 24, 2011
The United States women’s tennis team has won the gold medal and bronze medal in girls singles tennis at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The number two seed, New York’s Irina Falconi captured the gold medal after defeating Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig, 6-3, 6-2.
October 21, 2011
Top-seeded Gael Monfils of France has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open, with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 win over world-44th-ranked Bernard Tomic of Australia. Monfils will face South African Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, in the quarterfinals.
October 21, 2011
Ken Meyerson, a tennis agent who represented tennis greats, including Andy Roddick, Justin Henin and Chris Evert has passed away at the age of 48. He died on Oct. 19 at home in Florida with the cause of death not immediately known.
October 21, 2011
Robin Soderling has announced his withdrawal from next month's Paris Masters due to illness. The sixth-ranked Swede has suffered from mononucleosis which has resulted in absence since last July.
October 20, 2011
Tennis Channel will once again offer complete coverage at the women's tennis season-ending championship competition, with close to 35 hours of live, week-long match play at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, October 25-30.
October 20, 2011
The upset of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open so far came at the expense of Russian Ana Ivanovic, who was a 3-6, 2-6 loser to Anne Viensouk Keothavong of Great Britain. Keothavong advances to face Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands, who was a 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 winner over Canada's Rebecca Marino.
October 19, 2011
U.S. Open officials are exploring the possibility of amending its schedule to switch its final day to a Monday. The three other Grand Slam events, the French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon all wrap up their action on Sundays.
October 19, 2011
Unseeded American James Blake defeated second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Stockholm Open in Sweden. Also advancing was South Africa's Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, a 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-4 winner over Germany's Tommy Haas.
October 18, 2011
For the first time in eight years, Switzerland's Roger Federer has fallen out of the top three in the ATP rankings. Great Britain’s Andy Murray rises from fourth to third in the new ATP Rankings, with Federer dropping from third to fourth.
October 18, 2011
After participating in my first beach tennis tournament in Long Beach, N.Y. this past June, I was so intrigued by the sport and the entire atmosphere surrounding the event, that I decided to try to bring this exciting new sport up to my summer camp this season.
October 17, 2011
High school students will get a chance this month to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 25th Annual College Showcase Day, set for Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y.
October 17, 2011
Andy Murray defeated David Ferrer 7-5, 6-4 to claim the title at the Shanghai Masters Tournament.
October 17, 2011
Andre Agassi has taken the Champion Series event at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships held at the Thomas & Mack Center. He defeated Pete Sampras 8-5, who defeated John McEnroe to set up the finals match held on Oct. 15.
October 14, 2011
David Ferrer has defeated Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters 6-7, 6-2, 7-6. Ferrer had many errors which led to him dropping the first to Roddick.
October 14, 2011
Spain's Rafael Nadal will not play the traditional Wimbledon warmup event at Queen’s Club next year, citing stringent British tax laws. Nadal said that he would lose money when he plays at a tournament in Britain due the tax laws.
October 13, 2011
Great Britain's Andy Murray has maintained course for another victory after a defeat of Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to move on to the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters.
October 13, 2011
Novak Djokovic will finish the year as the top-ranked player in the world. The ATP says the Serb clinched the year-end top spot after number two-ranked Rafael Nadal lost in the third round at the Shanghai Masters on Thursday.
October 13, 2011
Spain's Rafael Nadal was upset in the third round of the Shanghai Masters by Germany’s Florian Mayer in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
October 12, 2011
Rafael Nadal of Spain and Andy Murray of Great Britain have advanced to the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.