September 29, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The star-studded draw in Wuhan, China this week lost a few of its top players on Tuesday, as fourth-seed Caroline Wozniacki, 11th-seeded Belinda Bencic and 14th seed Madison Keys were all ousted in their respective second-round matchups.

September 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Ana Ivanovic moved into the second round of the Wuhan Open, cruising past Alexandra Dulgheru 6-1, 6-3.

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 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that Venus Williams has received the fifth annual U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award, presented to the professional tennis players who best demonstrate excellence in sportsmanship throughout the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series and the U.S. Open. Venus, a two-time U.S. Open champion, joins Kevin Anderson as this year’s U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award recipients.

September 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In what many people saw as the appetizer before the Serena and Venus Williams matchup on Ashe tonight, 19th seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and ninth-seeded Croat Marin Cilic dazzled the crowd went the distance on Tuesday afternoon. Cilic, the defending champion, outlasted Tsonga in the five-setter 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-7(3), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

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

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

Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic entered the U.S. Open as one of the hottest players on the tour, but ran into a focused and determined Venus Williams on Friday. The 23rd-seeded American beat the 12th-seeded Bencic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Round of 16.

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.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Today marked the 17th consecutive time that 35-year-old Venus Williams entered the U.S. Open and got through to round two. This time around, it was Monica Puig who fell victim to Venus, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3.

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 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Four-time Champion Caroline Wozniacki, Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza and French Open finalist Lucie Safarova have all been awarded wild cards into the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, it was announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester. The WTA event, which is part of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, will be held Aug. 21-29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

August 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

German Sabine Lisicki had to wait out a long rain delay to defeat American Venus Williams on Monday night, but did so in routine fashion, beating the American 6-0, 6-3 in a first-round matchup at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

July 22, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that world number one and three-time defending champion Serena Williams will lead the women’s field for the 2015 U.S. Open.

July 6, 2015
By Brian Coleman

There was a lot of anticipation heading into the fourth-round showdown between Serena and Venus Williams at Wimbledon on Monday, but Serena, the world number one, made it look routine at the All-England Club, beating her older sister 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals.

July 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams found herself in a huge hole on Friday, down two breaks to the crowd-favorite Heather Watson in the deciding set of her third-round match, but like she has done so much this year, dug herself out and advanced with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 victory.

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.

May 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American Madison Keys was a straight set winner Thursday at the French Open, dismissing Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-0, 6-3 to advance to round three in Paris. Bencic, a past winner of the French Open Junior title, was a round one upset winner over Daniela Hantuchova earlier in the week.

April 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States women will be in Brindisi, Italy this weekend to battle Italy in a Fed Cup World Playoff match. The two are very familiar opponents as this will be the fifth meeting between the two counties in the last seven years. Italy has taken the last four of those matches but the U.S. leads the overall series 9-4. 

April 14, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Venus Williams has announced her withdrawal from the United States Fed Cup playoff against Italy this weekend due to a personal matter.

April 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number one and 19-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams, former world number one and world number 15 Venus Williams, number 45 Alison Riske, and number 63 Christina McHale will represent the U.S. in the 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff against Italy.

April 1, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Carla Suarez-Navarro stormed back to defeat Venus Williams 0-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the Miami Open semifinals on Tuesday.