Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the US Open semifinals on Tuesday night after beating Roger Federer in five sets.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The man once dubbed ‘Baby Fed’ scored the biggest win of his career on Tuesday night, and it came against the real Fed, as Grigor Dimitrov knocked off third-seed Roger Federer 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the US Open semifinals, the second major semifinal of his career . “Only thing I kept...Read more
Rose Hayes, reigning Suffolk County singles champion, is back to lead Long Island Champions Westhampton Beach.
  | By Brian Coleman
Teams to watch in Nassau County Port Washington Port Washington enters the season with a bit of a chip on its shoulder following a disappointing end to last season. Following up on its Nassau County and Long Island Championship titles the year prior, the Vikings were upset by Hewlett in the county...Read more
Serena Williams won for the 100th time at the US Open and is now into the semifinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams reached the century mark in singles wins at the US Open on Tuesday night, and #100 may have been her most dominant. The eighth-seed and six-time US Open champion hit 100 victories in New York in a 6-1, 6-0 thrashing of 18th seed Qiang Wang, reaching the semifinals in just 44 minutes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina advanced to her second straight major semifinal on Tuesday, claiming the first spot in the US Open final four after downing No. 16 seed Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-4 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the opening set, Konta and Svitolina traded breaks of serve through the first four games...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Five years after reaching the US Open quarterfinals as a 17-year-old, Switzerland's Belinda Bencic has made her way back into the final eight. The 13th seed from Switzerland knocked off the tournament's top-seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday afternoon,...Read more
Daniil Medvedev, the No. 5 seed, will take on 2016 champion Stan Wawrinka for a spot in the US Open semifinals.
  | By Brian Coleman
Playing in front of a crowd of fans in New York City can have a tremendous effect on an athlete—both good and bad. Russia's Daniil Medvedev, the reigning Cincinnati champion and fifth-seed at the US Open , has embraced the intensity of those fans this fortnight, even if the crowd hasn't embraced...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the final 16 at the US Open on Saturday night.
  | By Brian Coleman
When it was all over, there was hardly a dry eye in the house that is Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Saturday night, Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff squared off against one another in a primetime match that would determine a spot in the US Open fourth round. But it felt bigger than just that. Osaka, the world...Read more
Kristie Ahn defeated Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday to claim one of the final 16 spots at the 2019 US Open.
  | By Brian Coleman
Americans Kristie Ahn and Taylor Townsend continued their incredible runs at the 2019 US Open on Saturday afternoon, as each won their respective third-round matches to book their tickets to the final 16 in Flushing Meadows. Two days after shocking fourth-seed and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep in...Read more
Marin Cilic, US Open winner in 2014, advanced on Saturday with a win over American John Isner.
  | By Brian Coleman
Former champion Marin Cilic advanced to the Round of 16 at the US Open on Saturday, defeating American John Isner 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 on Grandstand to set up a matchup against Rafael Nadal on Monday. Cilic, who triumphed in Flushing Meadows in 2014, used a late surge in the third-set tiebreaker...Read more
Photo credit: USTA/Mike Lawrence
  | By Brian Coleman
Being 15-years-old can be the awkward phase in life for many people as you begin the transition from being a kid to being a young adult. But don’t tell that to Coco Gauff. Under the brightest of spotlights and on the grandest of stages, the poised American youngster continues to impress as she...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The dominance of Serena Williams was on display yet again on Friday afternoon. Less than 48 hours after having to go the distance to defeat American teenager Caty McNally, Serena powered her way past Czech Republic's Karolina Muchova and into the Round of 16 with a 6-3, 6-2 inside Arthur Ashe...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Taylor Townsend brought out an old-school style of tennis inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. The American qualifier, who had never beaten a player inside the Top 10, served and volleyed her way to a 2-6, 6-3. 7-6(4) victory over Wimbledon champion and fourth-seeded Simona Halep to reach the US...Read more
Sofia Kenin defeated German Laura Siegemund Thursday afternoon at the US Open to advance to the third round
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sofia Kenin didn’t get off to the start she would have liked in her second round match on Thursday. Taking on German Laura Siegemund, the 20th seeded American was broken in her first service game and quickly found herself down 0-3. But Kenin would shake the early nerves, and responded in a big way...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Mother Nature proved to be the victor at the US Open on Wednesday as rain washed away all matches on the outside courts, with only matches inside Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums able to be played. That means the schedule will be packed more than usual on Thursday, as the 2019 US Open’s Day...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer seemed to be sleepwalking through the first set for a second straight match. But once again, the eight-time US Open champion would wake up in time. A couple of days after he defeated Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal in four sets, the eight-time US Open champion fell behind Bosnia and...Read more