Professional Tennis

  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine As 2016 turned into 2017, Sloane Stephens found herself at a difficult crossroads in both her life and her tennis career. After undergoing foot surgery in January of 2017, Stephens knew she would be missing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New Jersey native and defending champion Christina McHale advanced to the semifinals of the Tokyo Open on Friday, downing third-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-4, 6-1. McHale converted on five of six break point chances and won 71 percent of the points on her serve to win the straight-sets match...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance on Sunday, capturing his 16 th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final, his second major title of the year and another confirmation that 2017 belonged to he and Roger Federer. “It’s been a great two weeks,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Unseeded 22-year-old Sloane Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys, the number 15 seed, late Saturday afternoon 6-3, 6-0 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship, the first Grand Slam title of her career. With the win, Stephens becomes the lowest-ranked player to win the U...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 15-seed Madison Keys is headed to the U.S. Open Women’s Singles Finals, defeating fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour. Her opponent Saturday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be Sloane Stephens, who outlasted the number nine-seeded Venus...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The duo of Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands & Horia Tecau of Romania, seeded 12th, captured the 2017 U.S. Open Doubles Championship, a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 11th-seeded Spanish team of Feliciano Lopez & Marc Lopez Friday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium in just under 90 minutes. The win...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Entering Wednesday’s men’s singles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, tennis fans were just two wins away from one of the most anticipated and long-awaited matches in the tournament’s history, as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s Flushing Meadows collision course was almost complete. The longtime...Read more
  | By Seth Sarelson
Coco Vandweghe powered into the U.S. Open semifinals on Wednesday, downing current world number one and last year’s runner-up Karolina Pliskova 7-6(4), 6-3 to become the third American in the final four in Flushing Meadows. “Let’s make it four for four,” she said to ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi after her win...Read more