January 18, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second round of the Australian Open comes to a close tonight as we embark on the fourth day of 2017’s maiden Grand Slam, and six-time champion Serena Williams is one of seven Americans who will be in action seeking third round spots in Melbourne.

January 18, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer moved into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, downing 20-year old Long Islander Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(3) on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

January 18, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Angelique Kerber entered Wednesday’s second round matchup knowing there would be some added pressure as she took on fellow German Carina Witthoeft, a player who idolizes her older compatriot. But the defending champion Kerber, who was celebrating her 29th birthday, pushed through to the Australian Open third round with a 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-2 victory.

January 17, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The third day of play down under at the 2017 Australian Open gets underway at 7:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday night offering up plenty of intriguing matches as the second round begins in Melbourne.

January 17, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic had no problems with his first round test on Tuesday, moving past Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 in a rematch of last week’s Doha semifinals.

January 17, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Serena Williams began her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam title on Tuesday as she kicked off her Australian Open campaign, and the world number two did so by moving past Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-3 in just one hour and 19 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.

January 16, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Shelby Rogers produced the best match of her career during the Australian Open’s first slate of games, upending fourth-seed Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 to earn her first career top five win while also handing Halep a first-round exit in Melbourne for the second-straight year.

January 16, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island’s Noah Rubin outlasted fellow American and friend Bjorn Fratangelo 6-7(4), 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the second-round of the Australian Open on Monday, setting up a clash with 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer.

January 16, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Japan’s Kei Nishikori needed to use everything he had in his tank to advance to the second round of the Australian Open on Monday, outlasting Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2 in three hours and 34 minutes.

January 15, 2017
By Brian Coleman

In the world of tennis, the Australian Open is the first major stop of the new year. Players on both the men’s and women’s side will converge on Melbourne aiming for Grand Slam glory after a lengthy layoff.

January 13, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Johanna Konta captured the second title of her career on Friday, cruising past world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-2 to win the Apia International Sydney title.

January 12, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Agnieszka Radwanska will take on Johanna Konta in the Sydney final. 

January 12, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Americans Jack Sock and Steve Johnson both won their respective quarterfinal matches at the ASB Classic on Thursday, setting up a matchup between the two Americans in the semifinals in Auckland, New Zealand.

January 11, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Eugenie Bouchard continued her excellent start to the 2017 season, advancing to the Apia International Sydney semifinals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Anastasia Pavyluchenkova on Wednesday.

January 10, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Daria Kasatkina scored the biggest win of her young career on Tuesday, downing world number one Angelique Kerber 7-6(5), 6-2 to reach the Apia International Sydney quarterfinals. 

January 9, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The opening week of the 2017 tennis season wrapped up over the weekend but not before delivering us with some highly entertaining tennis to open up the new year, none more exciting than Novak Djokovic’s three-set victory over world number one Andy Murray to win the ExxonMobil Open title in Doha, Qatar.

January 9, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Professional tennis returned to Brooklyn on Saturday night, as John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier squared off in the PowerShares Series QQQ Cup at the Barclays Center, the final stop of the season for the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30.

January 6, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The good opening week of the season for American women continued on Friday, as both Lauren Davis and Alison Riske moved into the finals of their respective tournaments. Riske advanced to the Shenzhen Open final, while Davis advanced to the ASB Classic title match.

January 6, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic saved five match points on Friday, fighting back from a set down to beat Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3 and reach the ExxonMobil Open final in Doha, Qatar.

January 6, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Top-seed Milos Raonic came back from a set down to beat fifth-seed Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and reach the Brisbane semifinals on Friday.

January 5, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Alison Riske advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday, knocking off top-seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 as a part of multiple upsets across the WTA spectrum on Thursday.

January 4, 2017
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Madison Brengle notched the biggest win of her career overnight, knocking off world number two and compatriot Serena Williams 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-4 in the second-round of the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.

December 28, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Eighth-ranked Madison Keys will miss the Australian Open to start 2017.

December 28, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic, 29, announced her retirement from professional tennis on Wednesday afternoon, stepping away from the game after 13 years.