September 22, 2015
By Emilie Katz

Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer spent some of his summer in Malawi, spending $13.5 million to open 81 schools in the poverty-stricken nation. 

September 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The 2015 U.S. Open came and went, and yet again, another exciting and thrilling tournament graced New York City with its presence. Between historical upsets, the record heat and drones falling into stadiums, this year’s U.S. Open was one to remember. We break down the 10 most important takeaways from the past two weeks in Flushing Meadows as the 2015 Grand Slam season comes to a close.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian Flavia Pennetta captured the first Grand Slam title of her career Saturday, beating her compatriot Roberta Vinci 7-6(4), 6-2 on an overcast day in Flushing Meadows.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

While many people, including ESPN and the U.S. Open, are disappointed that Serena Williams will not be participating in the women’s singles final on Saturday, the matchup between Italians Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci is an intriguing one, and the two will both be seeking their first career Grand Slam title when they face off later this afternoon.

September 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian Roberta Vinci pulled off one of the biggest upsets in tennis history on Friday, beating Serena Williams 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to end the American’s hopes of winning the Calendar Slam, and setting up an all-Italian U.S. Open final as she faces Flavia Pennetta.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Day 12 of the 2015 U.S. Open, will feature a day jam-packed with action due to the torrential downpours that plagued the New York area on Thursday. Due to the weather, a majority of the Day 11 schedule was washed away, as U.S. Open organizers scrambled to adjust the Friday schedule to accommodate the cancellations.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On Day 11 of the 2015 U.S. Open, the schedule lightens up as the women take center stage and the finalists will be determined. Four women will be under the lights of Ashe Thursday evening, as kicking things off at 7:00 p.m. EST will be top-seeded Serena Williams facing the unseeded Roberta Vinci of Italy, immediately followed by the second seeded Simona Halep squaring off with another Italian, the 26th-seeded Flavia Pennetta.

September 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams moved one step closer to her date with history on Tuesday night, defeating older sister and 23rd seed Venus Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

September 7, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It will be sisterly love on display in Flushing Meadows on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the women’s draw as top-seeded Serena Williams will continue her quest for history as she faces her older sister Venus Williams. Both sisters scored victories on Sunday, Serena with a very dominating 6-3, 6-3 over fellow American Madison Keys, and Venus over qualifier Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, 6-2, 6-1.

September 6, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Day Seven of the 2015 U.S. Open features the top seeds on both the men’s and women’s side of the draw looking to advance to the quarterfinals as the Round of 16 begins. An all-American matchup in the late afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will feature the top-seeded Serena Williams taking on Madison Keys.

September 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep, the number two-ranked player in the world, has officially qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, presented by SC Global, the WTA's year-end event that boasts a $7-million purse and which will take place at the Singapore Sports Hub from Oct. 25-Nov. 1.

September 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Both world number ones will be in action on Day Five at the U.S. Open on Friday, as Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both look to advance to the fourth-round.

September 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams’ pursuit of history was nearly dismissed Friday, tested by fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands at the U.S. Open before pulling out the 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 win to move on to the Round of 16 in Flushing Meadows. 

September 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams won her 50th match of 2015 on Wednesday at the U.S. Open, and in the process, took one step closer to history. The world number one got past Kiki Bertens of The Netherlands, 7-6(5), 6-3, and is through to round three in Flushing Meadows.

September 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second-round of the U.S. Open singles tournament begins today with a number of Americans on both sides of the draw starting things off in the day session.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Seeded third in the Women’s Singles draw, Russian Maria Sharapova has announced her withdrawal from the 2015 U.S. Open. Citing a right leg injury, Sharapova has been out of action since June when she lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals of Wimbledon.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The start of Serena Williams’ quest for a Calendar Grand Slam took just 30 minutes Monday night, as an ankle injury got the better of Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, forcing the 86th-ranked player in the world to retire with the match 6-0, 2-0.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The final Grand Slam of 2015 is here. Monday, Aug. 31st is Day One of the 2015 U.S. Open, marked by a full slate of action across the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Cloudy skies and temps in the 90s, will little chance of precipitation, should allow for a day's worth of matches as both top seeds take to the court to begin their journey to Open glory in NYC.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 27, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.

August 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer have been named the top two seeds, respectively, in men’s singles at the 2015 U.S. Open, headlining five U.S. Open and six Grand Slam champions to earn Top-10 seeds. 

August 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer and Serena Williams each added to their Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series success on Sunday, repeating as champions at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams climbed out of a deep hole at the Western & Southern Open on Friday, battling back from a set down to beat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

August 20, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams had no trouble reaching the Western & Southern Open quarterfinals in Cincinnati on Thursday, steamrolling Italian Karin Knapp 6-0, 6-2 to book her spot in the final eight.