June 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A day after top-seeded Rafael Nadal was bounced from the Aegon Championships, second-seed and French Open champion Stan Wawrinka saw his tournament run come to an end. South African Kevin Anderson beat Wawrinka 7-6(4), 7-6(11) on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Queens Club tournament.

June 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic was bounced from the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, falling to Michelle Larcher de Brito in the second round on Wednesday. The Portugal native beat Ivanovic 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(6) to move on.

June 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the three men and three women named to represent the United States at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, July 10-26. World number 63 Lauren Davis, world number 111 Louisa Chirico, and world number 112 Sachia Vickery were named to the women’s tennis team. The men’s tennis team will be comprised of Dennis Novikov, Jean-Yves Aubone and Gonzales Austin.

June 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number eight Ekaterina Makarova and American Sloane Stephens have committed to play the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, a WTA event that is part of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series to be held Aug. 21-29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, as announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester.

June 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Stan Wawrinka won his first match since being crowned champ at the French Open, downing Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-4 at the Queens Club in London to reach the Aegon Championships second-round.

June 15, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal won his first title on a grass-court since 2010 on Sunday, defeating Serbia’s Viktor Troicki 7-6(3), 6-3 to win the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.

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 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal reached the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Friday, downing Australian Bernard Tomic 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3.

June 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the final piece of steel has been placed in the superstructure that will support the retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium.  In all, 5,000 tons of steel were needed to complete the massive project.  The roof will be fully operational for the 2016 U.S. Open.

June 10, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Forbes has announced its list of the 100 Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015 on Wednesday, and seven professional tennis players made their way onto the list.

June 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Eugenie Bouchard’s tough 2015 continued on Tuesday, as the Canadian was bounced in the first-round of the Topshelf Open in The Netherlands to Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4.

June 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Coming back from a set down, the Croatian and Brazilian tandem of Ivan Dodig & Marcelo Melo won their first Grand Slam title over the weekend, downing Bob & Mike Bryan 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-5.

June 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Stan Wawrinka came back from a set down to beat world number one Novak Djokovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 and win the French Open crown.

June 5, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will resume their semifinals match in Paris on Saturday at the French Open, as an approaching storm halted the contest midway through the fourth set with Djokovic holding a 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 3-3 advantage.

June 5, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It certainly wasn’t pretty or the best tennis eighth-seeded Swiss Stan Warinka has ever played, but it was enough to get the job done on Friday, as Wawrinka bested France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(1), 7-6(3), 6-4 to reach the French Open final.

June 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Bob & Mike Bryan notched their 60th career victory at the French Open Thursday, downing Australian Open champions Simone Bolelli & Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Men’s Doubles Finals at Roland Garros.

June 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Lucie Safarova booked a spot in the first Grand Slam final of her career on Thursday, downing seventh-seeded Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 7-5 to reach the French Open championship.

June 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

For the fourth time this tournament, Serena Williams dug herself a first set hold, but found her way back home, defeating 23rd seeded Swiss Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 to reach the French Open final.

June 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It was probably the most anticipated match of 2015, as world number one Novak Djokovic took on the greatest player ever on clay, Rafael Nadal, in the French Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. Nadal entered the match with a 70-1 career record on the courts of Roland Garros, but ran into the man who is currently far and above the best player in the world.

June 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

After being forced to come back from a set down in her previous three matches at Roland Garros, world number one Serena Williams did not want to go down that path again. 

June 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Fed Cup Team will kick off their 2016 Fed Cup campaign by hosting Poland in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round, Feb. 6-7, 2016. 

June 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Bob & Mike Bryan made their way into the French Open semifinals on Tuesday, downing Marcin Matkowski & Nenad Zimonjic 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4.

June 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Ana Ivanovic’s run at the French Open continued on Tuesday as the former world number one defeated the Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-2 to reach the Roland Garros semifinals.

June 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga marched into the French Open semifinals on Tuesday, beating fifth-seed Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3.