| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, the USTA announced an array of special events and activities as it celebrates the 50 th anniversary of the U.S. Open. “This is a true milestone year for the USTA and the U.S. Open,” said Katrina Adams, USTA Chairman of the Board and President. “With the completion of our five-year...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin del Potro captured the BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday as he outlasted world number one Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7(8), 7-6(2) in Indian Wells, Calif. “It was an unbelievable match in all the ways. I mean, we played a great level of tennis. The people were excited on every single point,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Roger Federer won his 16 th straight match to begin his season with a quarterfinal victory over Hyeon Chung on Thursday to reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals in Indian Wells, Calif. Federer notched a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Chung to book his spot in the final four. “I’m happy I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Japan’s Naomi Osaka upended fifth-seed Karolina Pliskova in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Wednesday, downing the Czech 6-2, 6-3 to book her spot in the final four in Indian Wells, Calif. Osaka completely neutralized the big-serve of Pliskova, breaking the former U.S. Open finalist six times...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sam Querrey came back from a set down to defeat India’s Yuki Bhambri 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4 to book his spot in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday. “He battled out there,” said Querrey. “I feel I didn’t play my absolute best but did a great job of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing against one another for the 29 th time in their storied careers, Venus and Serena Williams squared off in the BNP Paribas Open third round on Monday night. It was older sister Venus who would come out victorious, defeating her younger sister for the 12 th time with a 6-3, 6-4 win in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova notched a massive victory over Petra Kvitova at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Sunday night, knocking out the eighth-seeded Czech 6-2, 6-4. “I’m still in shock,” the 16-year-old said afterwards. “She’s the best player I have ever played, and it...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in her first match back on the WTA Tour since last year’s Australian Open, Serena Williams got her comeback off to a winning start with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Thursday. “It was incredible,” said Serena. “It’s been...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A week after reaching the first ATP quarterfinals of his career on Long Island at the New York Open, young American Frances Tiafoe won the first tour-level title of his career by capturing the title at the Delray Beach Open with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk in Sunday’s final. “I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov came back from a set down to beat American Jared Donaldson 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4 in the Delray Beach Open second round on Thursday. “It’s definitely a confidence builder for me,” Shapovalov said of being able to come through in three sets. “I’m trying to get a little momentum [...Read more