September 2, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
In Round of 16 action on Sunday on Day Seven of the 2013 U.S. Open, the marquee matchup was an all-American affair, as top-seeded Serena Williams avenged her loss to fellow compatriot Sloane Stephens earlier this year at the Australian Open with a dominating 6-4, 6-1 victory at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
September 2, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As a courtesy to the fans who came out to the U.S. Open on Monday, Sept. 2, the USTA has opted to activate its inclement weather ticket policy despite the fact that a match was played to completion in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
August 31, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
On Day Seven of the 2013 U.S. Open on the women’s side of the draw, the present and future of American women’s tennis takes center stage as the top seed and defending champion Serena Williams faces the 15 seed, Sloane Stephens at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
August 31, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
Action begins on Saturday, Day Six at the 2013 U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium at 11:00 a.m., as three former U.S. Open champs, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Svetlana Kuznetsova headline play. Partly sunny skies with temps in the mid-upper 70s are forecast throughout the day, until late afternoon when isolated thunderstorms threaten to wash out the late afternoon and evening action.
August 31, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
Less than 48 hours after 17-year-old Victoria Duval was eliminated from U.S. Open contention, a new American star may have been born on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as American Alison Riske upset the number seven seed, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-0.
August 31, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
On Day Six of the 2013 U.S. Open, a handful of American hopefuls saw their dreams of Open glory dashed as the men's singles field dwindled and the Round of 16 took final shape.
August 30, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
Defending U.S. Open men’s champion Andy Murray and defending women’s champ Serena Williams lead Friday action on Day Five of the 2013 U.S. Open, headlining a field that also includes men’s top seed Novak Djokovic, and women’s number three seed Agnieszka Radwanska.
August 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Victoria Duval was unable to match her success from two nights earlier in her encore performance at the U.S. Open falling in straight sets 2-6, 3-6 to Daniela Hantuchova. The 17-year-old Duval was unable to replicate the performance she had in her opening round upset over 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur.
August 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer enjoyed a straight set 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 win over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq in the second round of the U.S. Open. The five-time U.S. Open champion needed just 95 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium court to dispatch the overmatched Berlocq ...
August 30, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The premier match of Day Four at the 2013 U.S. Open paired 13th-seeded John Isner, the highest-ranked U.S. male player against Frenchman Gael Monfils. Isner won the first two sets, but then things got interesting as Monfils, who is one of the more charismatic players on ATP Tour, seemed to win the American crowd over to his side ...
August 30, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
American Sloane Stephens cruised into the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open Friday afternoon, battling past fellow American Jamie Hampton, 6-1, 6-3, in just 63 minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Stephens was a semifinalist at the Australian Open and is now 15-3 in majors this year.
August 29, 2013
By Eric C. Peck
After a day in which rain impacted the schedule, the courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center are awash in talent on Day Four of the 2013 U.S. Open ...
August 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American James Blake walked off Louis Armstrong Stadium at the U.S. Open for the last time as a singles player Blake fell 6-7(2), 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(2), 7-6(2) in the first round to Ivo Karlovic. Blake still is in the doubles draw, but this loss was the final singles match he will play in his career.
August 29, 2013
By Andy Luse
When I first saw Vicky Duval play tennis in her first-round U.S. Open qualifying match last week, I was curious. Who was this young, Haitian-American 17-year-old with the sporty shades who was beating up on the number four seed in the tournament, Teliana Pereira of Brazil?
August 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sloane Stephens' second-round match at the U.S. Open did not get started until nearly midnight Wednesday/Thursday, but once the 15th-seeded American got on the court, she took care of business as quickly as possible, needing only 58 minutes to reach the third round by beating 38th-ranked Urszala Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 6-1.
August 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In Thursday action at the 2013 U.S. Open, the women took center stage as Italy's Flavia Pennetta scored the biggest upset so far of the day, ousting fourth-seeded fellow Italian Sara Errani in straight sets 6-3, 6-1.
August 28, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Round one concludes and round two begins on Day Three of the 2013 U.S. Open, as the men’s and women’s defending champions lead a stellar slate of talent into action on the courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
August 28, 2013
By Steven Kaplan
The New York Metropolitan area has a storied history of great tennis players and today's current crop of rising junior stars continues that tradition of excellence.
August 28, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The match of Day Two at the 2013 US Open turned out to be an unexpected one as American teenager Victoria Duval stunned 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur in the tournament's first round Tuesday.
August 27, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There are 24 singles matches scheduled on the men's side of the draw on Day Two of the 2013 U.S. Open, with seven Americans set to play, including the top two Americans, John Isner and Sam Querrey. Today's forecast calls for overcast skies throughout the day into the evening sessions, with a slight chance of a rain shower, and temperatures in the upper 70s to mid-80s.
August 27, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John Isner is America's best hope for a deep run in the men's draw at this year's U.S. Open, and today, the pressure didn't seem to phase him as he easily defeated his Italian opponent Filippo Volandri in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3.
August 27, 2013
By Michael Bernstein
Fans arrived yesterday from around the world, anxious and excited, with hard-fought U.S. Open tickets in hand. Journeys via plane, train and automobile were taken by all to get to the mecca of tennis, the U.S. Open.
August 27, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Kirilenko all advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open. Wozniacki came into the U.S. Open playing well and continued her fine play on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court with a straight sets 6-2, 7-5 win over Ying-Ying Duan.
August 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former top-five player James Blake has announced that he will retire from the sport of tennis after the U.S. Open. "No real surprise here. This is my last tournament," said Blake. "I always wanted to end my career at the U.S. Open."