September 29, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The star-studded draw in Wuhan, China this week lost a few of its top players on Tuesday, as fourth-seed Caroline Wozniacki, 11th-seeded Belinda Bencic and 14th seed Madison Keys were all ousted in their respective second-round matchups.

September 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Romanian Simona Halep was ousted from the Guangzhou International Women’s Open in China on Thursday, as WTA Rising Star Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic defeated the world number two 6-4, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s semifinals.

September 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic got past Camilia Giorgi 7-5, 6-2 in the second-round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Thursday.

September 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Hewlett Girls Tennis team remained undefeated in the 2015 season on Friday, downing Oceanside 6-1 in Conference II-B play.

September 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Hofstra tennis program received numerous accolades from the International Tennis Association (ITA) following its spring campaign.

September 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The 2015 U.S. Open came and went, and yet again, another exciting and thrilling tournament graced New York City with its presence. Between historical upsets, the record heat and drones falling into stadiums, this year’s U.S. Open was one to remember. We break down the 10 most important takeaways from the past two weeks in Flushing Meadows as the 2015 Grand Slam season comes to a close.

September 14, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In the 2015 U.S. Open Girls Singles final, American Sofia Kenin fell to second-seeded Dalma Galfi of Hungary, 7-5, 6-4.

September 14, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In another chapter of the Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer rivalry, it was Djokovic once again who came out on top. The world number one from Serbia captured the 10th Grand Slam title of his career and his third in 2015, beating Federer 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in nearly three and a half hours on Sunday evening in Flushing Meadows.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Two American boys will battle it out for a junior Grand Slam singles title for the second time this year at a major, and once again it’s Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul left standing.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 U.S. Open comes to an end Sunday as champions will be crowned in Men’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, and Juniors Boys and Girls.

 

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian Flavia Pennetta captured the first Grand Slam title of her career Saturday, beating her compatriot Roberta Vinci 7-6(4), 6-2 on an overcast day in Flushing Meadows.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The UCLA pair of Mackenzie McDonald and Robin Anderson swept the second annual American Collegiate Invitational titles Saturday. The 20-year-old McDonald of Piedmont, Calif. beat Vanderbilt 22-year-old graduate Gonzales Austin of Miami, 6-2, 7-5, in the men's final. Anderson, a 22-year-old from Matawan, N.J. who was a senior in 2015, beat fellow UCLA grad, 21-year-old Chanelle Van Nguyen of Miami, 6-4, 6-4, in the women's final.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

While many people, including ESPN and the U.S. Open, are disappointed that Serena Williams will not be participating in the women’s singles final on Saturday, the matchup between Italians Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci is an intriguing one, and the two will both be seeking their first career Grand Slam title when they face off later this afternoon.

September 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Men’s Singles Finals of the 2015 U.S. Open were set Friday, as the top two seeds advanced to Sunday’s final in Flushing Meadows. After a six-year hiatus, the second-seeded Roger Federer returns for a shot at his sixth title in Flushing, as he will face the top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia.

September 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian Roberta Vinci booked a spot in the first Grand Slam semifinal of her career on Tuesday, outlasting the heat and 22-year-old Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to take the first spot in the U.S. Open final four.

September 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams won her 50th match of 2015 on Wednesday at the U.S. Open, and in the process, took one step closer to history. The world number one got past Kiki Bertens of The Netherlands, 7-6(5), 6-3, and is through to round three in Flushing Meadows.

September 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Americans Madison Keys and Madison Brengle both moved into round three of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, as the 19th-seeded Keys defeated the 100th-ranked Tereza Smitkova, 6-1, 6-2 and Brengle got past fellow American Anna Tatishvili, 6-3, 6-2.

September 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the sidelines for most of 2015 with shoulder and leg injuries, Victoria Azarenka was a 6-1, 6-2 winner Tuesday in her first round match against Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic at the U.S. Open.

September 1, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

New York native Jamie Loeb went 84-9 in her college singles career at The University of North Carolina and won the 2015 NCAA National Singles Championship. This was a different day, on a different level, against a much different opponent, as Loeb made her professional debut Tuesday in front of family and friends at the U.S. Open on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium against the fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Mardy Fish Retirement Tour makes its final stop in Flushing Meadows this week at the 2015 U.S. Open, and after his opening round match Monday on the Grandstand, the Tour will continue. Fish faced Marco Cecchinato of Italy, making his Grand Slam debut in Flushing Meadows, and defeated the Italian 6-7 (7-5), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The start of Serena Williams’ quest for a Calendar Grand Slam took just 30 minutes Monday night, as an ankle injury got the better of Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, forcing the 86th-ranked player in the world to retire with the match 6-0, 2-0.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Japan's Kei Nishikori, a finalist in the 2014 U.S. Open, was ousted in Flushing Meadows on Monday, falling to Benoit Paire, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4. Nishikori, the number four seed at the Open, became the first Asian male to reach the finals of a Grand Slam last year at the U.S. Open, before being defeated by Marin Cilic. 

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Today marked the 17th consecutive time that 35-year-old Venus Williams entered the U.S. Open and got through to round two. This time around, it was Monica Puig who fell victim to Venus, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.