August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy.

August 26, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the names of 12 vocalists, all ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2015 U.S. Open, as well as on Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s U.S. Open features talent from throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area, as well as from Michigan, Florida and Georgia.

August 7, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Australian standout Nick Kyrgios has been added to the roster of stars competing at the Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Benefit Night, set for Wednesday, Aug. 26 at SPORTIME Stadium on Randall's Island. The 20-year-old Kyrgios will battle 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the featured singles match of the evening.

August 6, 2015
By Juliana Hughes

For tennis fans in America, the best way to catch the sport is by attending the U.S. Open. You get the opportunity to see your favorite tennis stars, build lasting memories and possibly even get their autograph! 

August 5, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA, in conjunction with Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of the U.S. Open, has announced that it will unveil its first-ever pop-up restaurant at Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 12, serving free U.S. Open signature dishes and offering special giveaways to the public.

June 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The finals of the USTA Eastern sectional qualifying tournament of the U.S. Open National Playoffs came to a close on Saturday, as local players battled it out for a chance to qualify for the U.S. Open in late August.

June 6, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic and world number three Andy Murray needed two days to complete their semifinal match at the French Open, after a storm postponed the contest in the fourth set on Friday night.

June 6, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams did not play her best tennis over the course of the last two weeks, but it may have been her most impressive. Battling the flu and her own emotions, the world number one American hung on to defeat Czech Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-2 to win the French Open on Saturday, the 20th Grand Slam of her career.

April 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Caroline Garcia beat Ana Ivanovic for the third consecutive time on Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, knocking the Serb out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix first-round with a 7-6(6), 6-4 victory.

February 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray was ousted at the ABD AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday, falling to eighth-seeded Gilles Simon for the first time since 2007, while third-seeded Tomas Berdych routed Gael Monfils. 

December 8, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tennis legends Monica Seles and Gabriela Sabatini will face each other in a 25th anniversary rematch of their famed 1990 five-set WTA Championship final in the 2015 BNP Paribas Showdown, set for Tuesday, March 10 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

October 23, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic bounced back from her disappointing loss to Agnieszka Radwanska in her opening match in Singapore by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday. The win snapped a five-match losing streak to Sharapova and puts a dent in the Russian’s hopes of reaching the semis.

October 8, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A day after deciding to take antibiotics and play through a bout of appendicitis rather than opt for surgery, second-ranked Spaniard Rafael Nadal saw his Shangai Masters tournament run come to an end at the hands of his fellow countryman Feliciano Lopez of Spain.

September 30, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Maria Sharapova was a winner over Elina Svitolina in the second round of the China Open Tuesday in just under 90 minutes, 6-2, 6-2 to move into the third round at the event.

August 1, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the band Fitz and The Tantrums will perform at the Opening Ceremony for the 2014 U.S. Open in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Following the band’s performance, 3 Winans Brothers, the Grammy-Award-winning brothers Bebe, Marvin and Carvin, will take to the court to sing “The Star Spangled Banner.”

July 22, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It was just a few days ago that two stars had perhaps their best career performances across the Atlantic, when women's semifinalist Lucie Safarova and boys junior champ Noah Rubin showed their stuff at Wimbledon. And all spring, the tennis world took notice as Jamie Loeb slammed her way to National College Player of the Year honors in a brilliant freshman season at the University of North Carolina. 

July 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that country superstar Hunter Hayes, breakout duo MKTO, girl group McCLAIN, British pop rock band The Vamps, teen sensation Madison Beer and EDM prodigy DJ Salerno will team up with tennis icons Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the 19th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day, Presented by Hess, Saturday, Aug. 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

November 4, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and StarGames have announced that the Second Annual World Tennis Day will take place on Monday, March 3, 2014. World Tennis Day will center around a series of high profile special events, produced by StarGames, featuring current and former professional players, enhanced by activities generated by the ITF’s National Associations around the globe to grow tennis participation.

August 13, 2013
By Michael Bernstein
The end of August, the divide between seasons. A time when the summer season begins to fade and the real New York arrives. Galleries in Chelsea open back up in force, summer vacations become a distant memory, and the nights begin to slowly cool.
September 10, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
While U.S. Open action heated up on court for Finals weekend, the tennis industry went glam off the court at the premier social event during the U.S. Open, the 31st Annual Legends Ball.
August 13, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a dramatic opening night ceremony that will include an immersive video and light show for the first time, and a special performance by pop star Jordin Sparks. The ceremony will take place prior to the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium, on Monday, Aug. 27.
May 8, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will host its annual open casting call on Tuesday, June 19 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City to select children to perform at the 2012 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 27-Sept. 9. Winners will perform “America the Beautiful” live at Arthur Ashe Stadium during night sessions of this year’s U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
March 19, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer of Switzerland has become the first person in history to win the 2012 BNP Paribas Open title four times. The world number three-ranked Federer routed American John Isner in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3, to capture the title.
March 5, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames has announced a strong field of marketing partners for the Monday, March 5th BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. An impressive array of marketing partners has signed on to showcase their brands at the fifth annual one-night only tennis event, which will feature four of today’s greatest tennis players.