| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, the USTA announced an array of special events and activities as it celebrates the 50 th anniversary of the U.S. Open. “This is a true milestone year for the USTA and the U.S. Open,” said Katrina Adams, USTA Chairman of the Board and President. “With the completion of our five-year...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine celebrated its 10th anniversary at its annual Holiday Brunch at Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich, N.Y. Many members of the local tennis community came out for a morning of great food and drinks, as the Magazine moved into its second decade of publication. One of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin del Potro captured the BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday as he outlasted world number one Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7(8), 7-6(2) in Indian Wells, Calif. “It was an unbelievable match in all the ways. I mean, we played a great level of tennis. The people were excited on every single point,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Roger Federer won his 16 th straight match to begin his season with a quarterfinal victory over Hyeon Chung on Thursday to reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals in Indian Wells, Calif. Federer notched a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Chung to book his spot in the final four. “I’m happy I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This past week, more than 25,000 low compression tennis balls were given away by Tekweld, a nationwide advertising company, who had an over abundance of balls in their warehouse. “Tekweld is very pleased to see these balls go to the growth of tennis on Long Island and the metro area—especially...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Japan’s Naomi Osaka upended fifth-seed Karolina Pliskova in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Wednesday, downing the Czech 6-2, 6-3 to book her spot in the final four in Indian Wells, Calif. Osaka completely neutralized the big-serve of Pliskova, breaking the former U.S. Open finalist six times...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With both the ATP and WTA tours in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. for the BNP Paribas Open, the Sportime World Tour rolled on with an event inspired by the tournament. Once again, DJ CM was on hand in the party room keeping parents and the players entertained as they awaited their turns to take...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sam Querrey came back from a set down to defeat India’s Yuki Bhambri 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4 to book his spot in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday. “He battled out there,” said Querrey. “I feel I didn’t play my absolute best but did a great job of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing against one another for the 29 th time in their storied careers, Venus and Serena Williams squared off in the BNP Paribas Open third round on Monday night. It was older sister Venus who would come out victorious, defeating her younger sister for the 12 th time with a 6-3, 6-4 win in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova notched a massive victory over Petra Kvitova at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Sunday night, knocking out the eighth-seeded Czech 6-2, 6-4. “I’m still in shock,” the 16-year-old said afterwards. “She’s the best player I have ever played, and it...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The goal of the New York Tennis Expo was to promote and grow the sport of tennis from all of its angles. That included the addition of a Tennis Fashion Show featuring the latest and trendiest in tennis apparel and accessories. The Fashion Show took place in the center of the Expo Hall, with players...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in her first match back on the WTA Tour since last year’s Australian Open, Serena Williams got her comeback off to a winning start with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Thursday. “It was incredible,” said Serena. “It’s been...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
International Tennis Hall of Famer and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Gigi Fernandez will return as head coach for the New York Empire, the team announced on Tuesday. Fernandez, a winner of 17 Grand Slam doubles titles during a career that spanned from 1983 to 1997, is the only female coach...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 3,700 attendees came out for the New York Tennis Expo on Feb. 10 at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the largest event of its kind in the country. This marked the fifth New York Tennis Expo, the first held in conjunction with a professional tournament. This year...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 New York Tennis Expo attracted more than 3,700 attendees to NYCB LIVE home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as we kicked off the inaugural New York Open. With an array of activities including Beach Tennis, 10&Under Tennis and more, plus intriguing Speaking Seminars and a Tennis...Read more