August 22, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The WTA has announced that world number one Serena Williams and world number two Angelique Kerber have secured the first two singles qualifications for this year’s BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, presented by SC Global. 

August 19, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the women’s singles side of the draw at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Angelique Kerber fought back to defeat Carla Suárez Navarro, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, to move into the semifinals. Should Kerber capture the title in Cincinnati, she will end Serena Williams’ stranglehold on the top spot of the WTA Women’s Singles Rankings.

August 19, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Milos Raonic of Canada continued his strong 2016, rattling off a 6-3, 6-4 win Friday over Dominic Thiem to advance to the semifinals of the 2016 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Raonic, the number four seed in Cincinnati, is making his sixth consecutive appearance in Cincinnati and his second semifinals appearance, having also advanced this far back in 2014.  

August 18, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced a series of physical improvements, fan and player upgrades, and new sponsor activations which will be unveiled at the 2016 U..S Open.

August 17, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that “Hamilton” star and Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. will return to his native Queens, N.Y., to perform a special duet with cultural legend Phil Collins during the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2016 U.S. Open Monday evening, Aug. 29 at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 16, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced that 2016 Olympic silver medalist and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina will receive a wild card into the U.S. Open. 

August 16, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced that two-time NCAA singles champion Danielle Collins is one of six American women to receive a wild card into the 2016 U.S. Open. 

August 11, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic will miss the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati next week, citing a left wrist injury.

August 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tomas Berdych has announced the addition of Goran Ivanisevic to his coaching staff. The 30-year-old Berdych sits in the number eight spot in the Emirates ATP Men’s Singles Rankings.

August 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Unseeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina kicked his nation’s campaign for Olympic Gold off with a bang, downing the top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-6(4), 7-6(2) in opening round action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

August 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Venus Williams, a four-time Gold Medal winner in what could be her last trip to the Olympic Games, was ousted from the Women’s Singles play by unseeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in opening round action.

July 29, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In an all-American Round of 16 matchup on Thursday, American Madison Keys battled past fellow American Venus Williams, hanging on to win 6-1, 6-7(2), 6-3 to reach the Rogers Cup quarterfinals in Montreal.

July 28, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Venus Williams cruised into the Rogers Cup third round on Wednesday, dismantling Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour to advance in Montreal.

July 27, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Playing in his first match since his Round of 32 loss to American Sam Querrey at Wimbledon, world number one Novak Djokovic made his way into the Rogers Cup third round with a 7-5, 7-6(3) victory over Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller.

July 26, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Canadian wild card Denis Shapovalov shocked Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Rogers Cup on Monday night, utilizing the supportive home crowd to nail down the biggest win of his young career.

July 26, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer announced on Facebook on Tuesday that he will miss the remainder of the season in order to receive “more extensive rehabilitation” on his left knee.

July 25, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Frenchman Gael Monfils captured the biggest title of his career on Sunday afternoon, battling back from a set down to beat Ivo Karlovic 5-7, 7-6(6), 6-4 to win the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.

July 25, 2016
By Emilie Katz

American Taylor Fritz announced his engagement to girlfriend and fellow tennis player, Raquel Pedraza. Just 18-years-old, Fritz made the announcement via Instagram with the caption: “She said yes … Sometimes when you know, you just know.”

July 25, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Bank of the West Classic final on Sunday juxtaposed the two careers of Great Britain’s Johanna Konta and American Venus Williams as Konta was seeking her first title while Venus was searching for the 50th of her career.

July 22, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Four American men pushed their way into the Citi Open quarterfinals in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, as John Isner, Jack Sock, Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey all won their respective third round matches to reach the final eight.

July 21, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Top ranked American John Isner cruised in his first match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, moving past Australia’s James Duckworth 6-3, 6-4 to reach the tournament’s third round.

July 21, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals on Wednesday, hanging on to defeat Magda Linette 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-2 to book her spot in the final eight.

July 20, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that defending U.S. Open Champion and world number one Novak Djokovic, world number two and reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, five-time U.S. Open Champion and world number three Roger Federer, and two-time U.S. Open Champion and world number four Rafael Nadal headline the men’s singles field for the 2016 U.S. Open. 

July 19, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

New Jersey native Christina McHale opened up her U.S. Open Series campaign with a straights set victory on Tuesday, moving past Romania’s Monica Niculescu 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Citi Open second round.