It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday. In a matchup of two big-time servers, few were surprised that neither play...Read more
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play. The clocks were initially used in the Qualifying, Juniors and Wheelchair draws of last year’s US Open, as well as the American Collegiate...Read more
The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible comeback to stun Federer and reach the Wimbledon semifinals with a 2-6, 6
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Through two sets on Wednesday, it looked as if Roger Federer would be cruising into the Wimbledon semifinals. The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible...Read more
The 12th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was ladies day at Wimbledon on Tuesday as the four semifinal spots were finalized, with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko leading the way. The 12 th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club. Ostapenko...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second week of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships began on Monday as the quarterfinals of the women’s singles draw were finalized, led by seven-time champion Serena Williams and former finalist Angelique Kerber. The 11 th seeded German reached the final eight for the third straight major of 2018...Read more
American John Isner reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time as he defeated 31st seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 7-6(8), 7-6(4) in a fourth round showdown at the All-England Club on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American John Isner reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time as he defeated 31 st seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 7-6(8), 7-6(4) in a fourth round showdown at the All-England Club on Monday. “I’m very happy to be in the quarterfinals of a Slam. Not just Wimbledon,” said the ninth-...Read more
Kingsley scored one of his biggest wins at the 40th Torneo “Citta Di Santa Croce” in Santa Croce, Italy, winning the Grade 1 title with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 comeback win over Turkey’s Yanki Erel in the final.
  | By Brian Coleman
—This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine— At this time two years ago, Cannon Kingsley was just finishing up his freshman year at Northport High School and celebrating his Suffolk County Individual Championships Singles title. Fast-forward to 2018,...Read more
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The top seeds continued to fall at the All-England Club on Friday as the second round of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships began to come to a close. Early on, 10 th seeded American and last year’s U.S. Open runner-up Madison Keys bowed out to Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina in a see-saw match...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On this day 15 years ago, Roger Federer hoisted the Wimbledon trophy for the first time in his career; the first of what is now eight titles at the All-England Club. On Friday, the 36-year-old continued his quest for a ninth title as he defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to book his...Read more
Argentina’s Guido Pella ousted last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon with a comeback victory over third-seeded Marin Cilic on Thursday, finishing up a rain-interrupted match from the day before to advance with a 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-5 victory.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Argentina’s Guido Pella ousted last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon with a comeback victory over third-seeded Marin Cilic on Thursday, finishing up a rain-interrupted match from the day before to advance with a 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-5 victory. The match was resumed in the third set on Thursday...Read more
Top-seed Simona Halep cruised into the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday as she defeated China’s Saisai Zheng 7-5, 6-0.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seed Simona Halep cruised into the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday as she defeated China’s Saisai Zheng 7-5, 6-0. Halep fell behind 3-5 in the opening set before rallying to win the final 10 games of the match. “It was not easy. I had pressure a little bit of losing that set,” said Halep...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships produced some great results for the Americans in both men’s and women’s singles, led by Frances Tiafoe’s upset over 30 th seed Fernando Verdasco of Spain. Tiafoe booked his spot in the second round with a 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 win on Tuesday. He...Read more
Scott Lipsky is retiring from professional tennis, the 36-year-old Long Island native announced on social media over the weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Scott Lipsky is retiring from professional tennis, the 36-year-old Long Island native announced on social media over the weekend. “Hi everybody, I just wanted to write to announce my retirement from tennis,” Lipsky said in a statement. “Competing as a professional tennis player was my dream since I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stan Wawrinka knocked out sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday, notching the biggest win of his comeback attempt with a 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(3), 6-4 victory. “I still think at that moment that I wasn’t playing that bad. I was missing a few things. The set went quick,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Croatia’s Donna Vekic upset last year’s U.S. Open champion and recent French Open runner-up Sloane Stephens in the first-round of Wimbledon on Monday as she ousted the American 6-1, 6-3. “I finally got through a match like that,” Vekic said afterwards. “It’s really important for me and my...Read more