| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a shocking and emotional press conference on Friday, Andy Murray announced that he plans to retire after Wimbledon this year at the latest. “I spoke to my team and I told them I can’t keep doing this and that I need to have an end point, because I was just playing with no idea when the pain was...Read more
Mardy Fish, who has played for the New York Empire in World TeamTennis play the last two seasons, was named the new captain of the United States Davis Cup team.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a media conference call on Wednesday, USTA leadership officially announced Mardy Fish as the new United States Davis Cup captain. “To be the next Davis Cup captain, I’m incredibly humbled,” said Fish. “I can’t even express how excited I am, how excited I am that the players have the supported...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spanish police announced on Thursday the break-up of an alleged match-fixing ring, and the arrest of 15 people on Wednesday. In all, 83 people were implicated in the match-fixing ring, 28 of whom are professional players in the ITF Futures and Challenger ranks. “Fifteen people have been arrested,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Many of the country’s current, former and future college players will gather at Sportime Randall’s Island this weekend for a chance to earn a berth into the New York Open qualifying tournament, which runs from Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13. The facility will play host to a loaded 64-...Read more
On Wednesday, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com announced that No. 5 ATP Tour ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has committed to playing and making his 2019 season debut in Delray Beach.
  | By Press Release
On Wednesday, the Delray Beach Open announced that No. 5 ATP Tour ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has committed to playing and making his 2019 season debut in Delray Beach. Making his fifth appearance and starting his season for the third consecutive year in Delray Beach this year, del...Read more
  | By Press Release
In just a few short weeks, New York and Long Island will once again be transformed into the hub of the tennis universe, as the New York Open returns to the area, bringing with it a full field of top-notch players. Whether it’s the top-ranked players headlining the field of 28 players in the singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It has been quite the week in Auckland, New Zealand for Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu. The 18-year old took out former No. 1 and top-seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round, and followed that up with a 6-7(1), 6-1, 6-3 win over another former No. 1 in Venus Williams to reach the semifinals...Read more
Brad Shafran and Justin Laible took home the "A" Division title at the Susan Alvy Memorial Tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Every year during the winter break, Carefree Racquet Club hosts the Susan Alvy Memorial Men’s Doubles tournament, and did so once again in 2018. Held in honor of Susan Alvy, the former manager of Rockville Racquet who served on the USTA Long Island League Committee and was one of Long Island’s best...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the New Year now here, it’s time for a fresh season of tennis. The 2019 seasons on both the ATP and WTA tours commenced this week, with tournaments taking place in Shenzhen, China, Auckland, New Zealand and Brisbane, Australia. In Brisbane on Wednesday, Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich pulled...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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  | By Griffin Samuels
At some point in everyone’s lives, one is told a particular “fact” that goes unquestioned. We have all fallen victim to being told something that is not necessarily the truth. In the year 2018, one bit of fiction continues to rear its ugly head in the fitness and athletic community. That...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams defeated younger sister, Serena, in a exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, coming back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-3, 10-8. “This is our first match back, so what we wanted was to give it our all,” said Venus. The match was the headliner on Thursday during the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Both the ATP and WTA Tours announced that it will be implementing a 25-second shot at its top events beginning this coming season. There will be a visible clock at the WTA Premier events and the ATP Masters events in 2019, with stricter time limits before the start of play and during the warm ups...Read more
Ryan Harrison will take part in the 2019 New York Tennis Expo before he once again competes in the New York Open in February.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine, and GF Sports, owner and operator of the ATP Tour's New York Open , are committed to bringing a one-of-a-kind event to NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the 2019 New...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open will now feature tiebreaks in the final sets of matches, tournament organizers have announced . It’s a move that mirrors that of Wimbledon and the U.S. Open earlier this year, where final sets tied at 6-6 will go into a first-to-10 point tiebreak with a two-point advantage. “We...Read more