June 30, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Venus Williams was found to be at fault for a fatal car crash that caused the death of a 78-year old man back on June 9 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, according to TMZ who obtained a copy of the police report.

June 30, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Caroline Wozniacki hung on to defeat Heather Watson on Friday, beating the Briton 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the Aegon International final in Eastbourne, England.

June 29, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic became the first to reach the Aegon International semifinals, holding off American Donald Young 6-2, 7-6(9) on Thursday in Eastbourne.

June 27, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Austria’s Dominic Thiem was upended by Ramkumar Ramanathan of India in the second round of the Antalya Open in Turkey on Tuesday. The 222nd ranked qualifier cruised past Thiem 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals.

June 26, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer delivered a blistering performance on Sunday as he routed German Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win his ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle, Germany.

June 23, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

CiCi Bellis is making her professional debut on grass at the Mallorca Open this week, but you wouldn’t know it by the way she has performed thus far. That outstanding play continued on Friday, as the 18-year old American moved into the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-2 drubbing of Kristyna Pliskova.

June 23, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number 50 Daniel Evans of Great Britain held a brief press conference on Friday, where he read a prepared statement and took no questions, to announce that he had tested positive for cocaine during a drug test back in April.

June 22, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Coco Vandewghe knocked off fourth-seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain 6-1, 6-3 to reach the Aegon Classic quarterfinals on Thursday.

June 21, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka rallied back to win her first match back on tour, saving three match points to defeat Japan’s Risa Ozaki 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7) at the Mallorca Open in a match that began on Tuesday and was finished on Wednesday.

June 20, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one and defending champion Andy Murray was ousted from the Aegon Championships on Tuesday, as Australia’s Jordan Thompson pulled off the stunning 7-6(4), 6-2 upset.

June 20, 2017
By Joanne Burns

World number one Andy Murray returned to his old stomping grounds at the Academia Sanchez-Casal in Barcelona recently to reminisce and visit with his old coaches and teachers, as well as give some advice and tips to the current students.

 

 

June 19, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was forced to retire with an injury during his opening round match against American Donald Young at the Aegon Championships on Monday.

June 14, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Germany’s Tommy Haas spoiled Roger Federer’s grass-court season debut on Wednesday, upsetting the Australian Open champion 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 in the Mercedes Cup second round.

June 12, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal captured his tenth French Open title Sunday, further solidifying his moniker of “The King of Clay,” downing Stan Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. With the win, not only does Nadal become the first man or woman in the Open Era to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam, but he moves to second place on the all-time Grand Slam titles list.

June 9, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former champion Stan Wawrinka outlasted Andy Murray to reach the French Open final on Friday, fighting back to win 6-7(8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-1 in an epic semifinal clash.

June 8, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Thursday featured two women’s semifinals matches at the 2017 French Open, narrowing the field down to the final two to face each other for the Women’s Singles Championship. Coming into the French Open, the number three-seeded Simona Halep did not disappoint, advancing to her second Roland Garros final after a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over the second-seeded Karolina Pliskova.

June 7, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Romania’s Simona Halep completed a remarkable comeback to reach the French Open semifinals on Wednesday, fighting back for a 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-0 win over fifth-seed Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.

June 7, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Austria’s Dominic Thiem delivered an epic performance on Wednesday, knocking off defending champion Novak Djokovic 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-0 to reach the French Open semifinals.

June 6, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Timea Bacsinszky has moved on to the semifinals of the 2017 French Open, getting past Kristina Mladenovic Tuesday in stormy Paris. Steady rains stopped the match on two occasions, as Bacsinszky, the number 30 seed from Switzerland, was a 6-4, 6-4 winner over the hometown favorite Mladenovic, the number 13 seed.

June 6, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Three-time champion Petra Kvitova will return to the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, Aug. 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, as she continues her remarkable comeback to tennis after a career-threatening injury.

June 5, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Andy Murray powered his way into the French Open quarterfinals on Monday, moving past Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the final eight.

June 2, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal rolled into the French Open Round of 16 on Friday, blowing past Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 for his third consecutive straight sets victory at Roland Garros.

May 30, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It hasn’t been the best start to the 2017 French Open for Americans, but John Isner and Madison Keys both advanced to the second round at Roland Garros on Tuesday.

May 26, 2017
By Troy Haas

The second major of the year gets underway as the biggest stars in the sport converge on Roland Garros seeking Grand Slam glory.