| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open quarterfinalist and the 13 th ranked player in the world, Sam Querrey, and fellow American and Ryan Harrison have committed to play the inaugural New York Open, which begins on Saturday, February 10 at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Querrey holds 10 career...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Serena Williams has entered to play in the 2018 Australian Open next month according to tournament director Craig Tiley. “She has got her visa, she has entered, she’s practicing, and she probably just needs a bit more space for a bigger entourage,” said Tiley. “There is no...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
Many people have their opinions of how someone became so good on the ATP Tour and then there are those who played and saw the progression of how someone became such a great tennis player. I am not sure if I was fortunate or unfortunate to have played Kevin Anderson five times on the ATP Tour. I was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Radek Stepanek announced a new coaching partnership on Thursday, as the recently-retired Stepanek will reportedly accompany Andre Agassi on Djokovic’s coaching team. Djokovic made the announcement on Instagram Live earlier Thursday. Stepanek announced his retirement from his...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov capped off the best season of his career by capturing the biggest trophy of his career on Sunday, knocking off Belgium’s David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. “This makes me even more locked in, more excited about my work, and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fantastic run to end the 2017 season for Jack Sock continued on Thursday as the American downed Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to advance into the semifinals of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. “He got me early on when we played. I’ve been able to get some wins against him,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jack Sock became the first American to win a match at the ATP Finals since 2007 on Tuesday, downing Croat Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(4) in his second match in round-robin play at the O2 Arena in London, England. Sock lost his opening match to Roger Federer but improved to 1-1 in the early stages of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States captured its 18 th Fed Cup title this past weekend, going into Minsk to beat Belarus 3-2 thanks to a clutch doubles victory from Shelby Rogers and Coco Vandeweghe in the weekend’s final match. “I’m just really thrilled for all four players, “USA captain Kathy Rinaldi said...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
It was Tuesday night, the 19th of September in 1973, exactly 44 years ago when I sat in front of the TV and watched Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in a tennis match called the “Battle of the Sexes.” Fast-forward to 2017, and Billie Jean is walking the red carpet in New York City with actress...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the greatest tennis player in Belarus’ history, will not compete in the nation’s Fed Cup Final against the United States this weekend in Minsk. “It’s a pity but we just can’t change anything right now,” said Belarus captain Eduard Dubrov last week. Azarenka has not played since...Read more