American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year. “It means a lot [to win] here. This is one of the best tournaments of the year,”...Read more
Bernarda Pera serves during a 2017 U.S. Open qualifying draw match. Serve clocks, which were instituted for the qualifying draw last year, will now be in all U.S. Open main draw matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open announced it will have a 25-second serve clock on all of its courts during the main draw this year. The serve clock is a way for the tournament to enforce time limits between points in order to increase the pace of play. “We would like to keep the pace of play moving,” USTA spokesman...Read more
Ryan Harrison helped lead the United States to a victory over Belgium the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals this past weekend, downing Belgium 4-0 in a quarterfinal showdown in Nashville, Tennessee. “It’s a big goal of ours to represent the country well and to put together a good Davis Cup performance,” said Ryan Harrison. “We’re excited to have the...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
Many of you have dealt with the awkwardness of hearing someone else’s lovemaking session. Perhaps you had an overzealous roommate or the walls in your apartment were too thin. Maybe you put your headphones on, turned up the music, and hoped the noises would end soon. Or maybe you just decided to go...Read more
The Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina saw some great tennis from the top of the women’s game, and that included two doubles victories on the final Sunday by Alla Kudryavtseva and Katarina Srebotnik as they claimed the tournament’s doubles title
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina saw some great tennis from the top of the women’s game, and that included two doubles victories on the final Sunday by Alla Kudryavtseva and Katarina Srebotnik as they claimed the tournament’s doubles title. After rain halted play on Saturday,...Read more
John Isner won his first career ATP Masters 1000 title in Miami this weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a banner weekend for the Americans down in Miami as John Isner won the men’s singles title, Sloane Stephens won the women’s singles title and the Bryan Brothers captured the men’s doubles title. Isner entered the Miami Open with just two wins under his belt for the whole 2018 season, but...Read more
Sloane Stephens powered her way into the Miami Open final on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sloane Stephens reached the Miami Open finals with a thrilling three-set victory over Victoria Azarenka on Thursday. Playing just miles from where she grew up, Stephens has put together her best performance since her U.S. Open title last year. She fought back from 3-6, 0-2 down to Azarenka...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The run of American qualifier Danielle Collins continued on with a major upset over eight-seed and three-time champion Venus Williams on Wednesday night. The former two-time NCAA singles champion from the University of Virginia needed just one hour and 27 minutes to dispatch Venus 6-2, 6-3 and book...Read more
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HBO Sports, acclaimed for its innovative programming, is teaming up again with IMG’s Original Content group for a five-part documentary series chronicling tennis icon Serena Williams at a pivotal moment in her personal and professional life. BEING SERENA debuts WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Americans Christina McHale was one of three American women to advance to the Miami Open third round on Thursday as she defeated 25 th seeded Czech Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-4. McHale saved 10 break points throughout the one hour and 49 minute match. She broke Strycova four times. In the third round,...Read more