July 18, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Marat Safin and Justine Henin joined Yvon Petra and Margaret Scriven this weekend as the four were the latest inductees into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I.

July 18, 2016
By Brian Coleman

On March 7 of this year, Russian star Maria Sharapova called a news conference for what she called a big announcement. But even the dozens of reporters in the room and those watching the conference from afar weren’t prepared and didn’t expect what she would say next.

July 14, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 13th season of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, the five-week North American summer tennis season that links seven WTA and ATP World Tour summer hard court tournaments to the U.S. Open, launches next week with the women’s Bank of the West Classic. 

July 14, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The player field for the 2016 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies Corp., is comprised entirely of players who will compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it was announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester.

July 12, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced that the prize money for the 2016 US Open will increase by $4 million, bringing the total purse for the tournament to a record $46.3 million, a 10-percent increase over the 2015 US Open prize money totals. In all, the US Open will provide the richest purse in tennis history at this year’s event.

July 11, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the kickoff of the 2016 U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge, which will once again utilize the USTA Pro Circuit to award wild cards into the U.S. Open.

July 9, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams played flawless tennis on Saturday, using her dominant serve to defeat Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 and capture the Wimbledon championship, equaling Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 career Grand Slam titles.

July 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray cruised into the final on Friday, dispatching Tomas Berdych in straight sets, reaching the third Wimbledon final of his career with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 semifinal victory.

July 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Milos Raonic held his nerve and came back from two sets to one down to beat seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in a thrilling five-setter on Friday, reaching the first Grand Slam final of his career with a 6-3, 6-7(5), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 semifinal victory.

July 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In a rematch of this year’s Australian Open final, Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber will square off in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. It is the third straight major final appearance for Serena as she continues her quest to tie Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles.

July 7, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

France’s Marion Bartoli went on French television this morning and revealed that she is dealing with a mystery virus which has triggered her drastic weight loss.

July 7, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It only took 48 minutes for defending champion Serena Williams to move into the Wimbledon final on Thursday as the top ranked American steamrolled Russia’s Elena Vesnina 6-2, 6-0 to reach her ninth career Wimbledon final.

July 6, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer had his back against the wall and was on the verge of elimination before launching a stunning comeback on Wednesday. The seven-time champion came back from sets down to upend former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic 6-7(4), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(9), 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon semifinals.

July 6, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second match on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Wednesday looked eerily similar to the one before it. But Murray made sure he wouldn’t blow his lead, turning up his intensity and dominating the final set, outlasting Tsonga 7-6(10), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the seventh time in his career.

July 5, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier have announced that top-ranked American and world number 17 John Isner, world number 26 Jack Sock and 16-time Grand Slam Doubles Champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan will represent the U.S. in the 2016 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Quarterfinal against Croatia. 

July 5, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was the first woman to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday, downing fifth-seed Simona Halep 7-5, 7-6(2).

July 5, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one and defending champion Serena Williams rolled into the Wimbledon semifinals, snatching a late break in each of the two sets to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-4 and book her spot in the final four.

July 1, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Juan Martin del Potro hadn’t played at Wimbledon in two years until his first round victory earlier this week, but the Argentine pulled off an incredible upset on Friday, knocking off two-time Grand Slam champion and fourth-seed Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon third round.

July 1, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the provisional list of the entries for both singles and doubles at the 2016 Rio Olympics Tennis Event, set to take place at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Barra Olympic Park from August 6-14.

July 1, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It was an eventful Friday at the All England Club for Serena and Venus Williams, who had to overcome rain delays and their opponents to advance at Wimbledon.

June 30, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The fourth day at Wimbledon was kind to American men, as Sam Querrey, Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey advanced to the third round while John Isner and Donald Young made their way into the tournament’s second round.

June 30, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza’s run at Wimbledon came to a close on Thursday as the second-seeded Spaniard fell to Slovakia’s Jana Cepelova 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon second round, while American Venus Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska went the distance in their respective matches. 

June 29, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic won his 30th consecutive Grand Slam match on Tuesday afternoon, moving past France’s Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(5) to reach the third round.

June 29, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova had no problems in her first round match on Wednesday, breezing past Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 6-4 to reach the second round in less than an hour.