| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The number 15-seed Madison Keys is headed to the U.S. Open Women’s Singles Finals, defeating fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour. Her opponent Saturday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be Sloane Stephens, who outlasted the number nine-seeded Venus...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The duo of Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands & Horia Tecau of Romania, seeded 12th, captured the 2017 U.S. Open Doubles Championship, a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 11th-seeded Spanish team of Feliciano Lopez & Marc Lopez Friday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium in just under 90 minutes. The win...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Nassau County Girls Preview Player to Watch: Amy Delman of Great Neck North Last year, Amy Delman (pictured above) played high school tennis for the first time and compiled a fantastic season in her freshman campaign at Great Neck North High School, finishing in third place at the Nassau County...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Entering Wednesday’s men’s singles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, tennis fans were just two wins away from one of the most anticipated and long-awaited matches in the tournament’s history, as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s Flushing Meadows collision course was almost complete. The longtime...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Coco Vandweghe powered into the U.S. Open semifinals on Wednesday, downing current world number one and last year’s runner-up Karolina Pliskova 7-6(4), 6-3 to become the third American in the final four in Flushing Meadows. “Let’s make it four for four,” she said to ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi after her win...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Entering the first half of Tuesday’s quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, there was a possibility that the four semifinalists in the women’s singles draw could all hail from the United States. Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams delivered on their end, each winning their respective quarterfinal showdowns...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta advanced to the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career on Tuesday, ending the improbable run of Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “It was a very good, very special match for me,” the Spaniard said. “I’m very excited to be in the...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
Individual tickets and VIP packages for the New York Open, an ATP World Tour 250 tournament, formerly the Memphis Open, go on sale Friday, August 25 at 10 a.m. and are available at special early bird pricing until Sunday, September 10. NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The USTA announced on Monday that it has donated $500,000 as part of its initial contributions toward immediate Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, with additional funds to come from on-site fundraising at the US Open – including efforts involving five-time US Open champion Jimmy Connors – and future...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
New York loves Juan Martin del Potro (pictured right) and he needed them more than ever on Monday evening at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Battling against eighth-seed Dominic Thiem of Austria for a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2017 U.S. Open, Del Potro looked lifeless,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal (pictured above) played his best match of the 2017 U.S. Open on Monday, rolling past Alexander Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 to book his spot in the U.S. Open quarterfinals. “I think I played a solid match, obviously … not many mistakes,” Nadal said post-match. “I don’t know...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
World number one Karolina Pliskova (pictured left) entered Monday’s fourth-round showdown with American Jennifer Brady having lost the first set in each of her previous two matches at the U.S. Open. She made sure she wouldn’t have to play from behind again. “I would say the first match was okay. It...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Much of the talk throughout the first week of the U.S. Open was about the wide open bottom half of the men’s singles draw, as the absence of Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, coupled with fifth-seed Marin Cilic’s early loss, created a void of stars in Flushing Meadows. That created an...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The 2017 U.S. Open has its share of incredible stories, whether it be the wide open bottom half of the men’s draw, the possibility of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meeting in Flushing Meadows for the first time ever, or the world number one spot in the women’s rankings completely up for grabs. But...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
American Jennifer Brady continued her run in Flushing Meadows with a back-and-forth 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(3) victory over Monica Niculescu of Romania on Saturday afternoon. It was by no means an easy victory for Brady, who won the first five games of the match, only to see Niculescu slowly work her way...Read more