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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A Ninth for Novak Serbia’s Novak Djokovic delivered a masterful display of tennis to win the 2021 Australian Open, defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his ninth title at the event and earn his 18 th career Grand Slam. “I would like to thank this court, I would like to thank...Read more
The power game has definitely become the most popular way for the modern player to win a point. Players are relying on the speed of the shot more and more to hit a winner or cause an error.
  | By Steve Annacone
The power game has definitely become the most popular way for the modern player to win a point. Players are relying on the speed of the shot more and more to hit a winner or cause an error. If you are playing against a hard hitter , try to remind yourself to hit your shots in the early direction...Read more
Serena Williams defeated second-seed Simona Halep to reach the Aussie Open semifinals on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The story of Day Nine Down Under is the contrast in career resumes of the four players who booked semifinal spots, as Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Aslan Karatsev advanced on Tuesday. Between the first three players, there are 43 Grand Slam singles titles, while Karatsev is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2021 Australian Open quarterfinals get underway tonight with some appetizing matchups as players seek entry into the event’s final four: Men’s Singles (18) Grigor Dimitrov vs. (Q) Aslan Karatsev Grigor Dimitrov pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament with his win over third-seed...Read more
Dominic Thiem rallied from two sets down to beat Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a wild Day Five Down Under with some thrilling tennis played, but there were a couple of matches that stood out above the rest on Friday. First, defending champion and top-seed Novak Djokovic needed five sets to move past American Taylor Fritz 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2. Djokovic had a leg...Read more
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that tennis participation increased by 22% in 2020, with 21.64 million people hitting the courts according to recent data from the Physical Activity Council’s Participation (PAC) report produced by Sports Marketing Surveys. The survey and report monitor more than 120...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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Marton Fucsovics hung on to defeat former champion Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams rolled into the third round of this year’s event with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic on Wednesday. Awaiting Serena in the third round is Anastasia Potapova. The Russian ousted Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-2, 6-4 in her second round...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
One of the greatest aspects of the game of tennis is that there is always a chance to win. I have played tennis for over 50 years and have experienced this on both sides. I have been on the verge of winning and ended up losing the match (many times) and on the brink of defeat and pulling it out (...Read more
Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian wild card Maddison Inglis 7-5, 6-4 to move on.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open first round came to a close on Tuesday with the second half of the singles draws being played, and many of the top seeds in action on Day Two advanced to the second-round of the year’s first major. Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian...Read more
Canada's Denis Shapovalov outlasted Jannik Sinner on Monday to advance at the Australian Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was the final match of the first day of action at the 2021 Australian Open , and the much-anticipated showdown between two young talents did not disappoint. In the end, it was Denis Shapovalov who came out victorious as the 11 th seeded Canadian defeated Italy’s Jannik Sinner 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 4-6...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition. If there is one thing we all learned in 2020 it’s that circumstances can change week-by-week, day-by-day and even hour-by-hour. The COVID-19 pandemic left all...Read more
The 2021 Australian Open is set to begin on Monday, February 8.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open announced on Friday that all 507 of the tournament’s players and staff who were staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where a worker contracted COVID-19 earlier in the week, had been cleared of the virus and were eligible to participate in next week’s major tournament. “Everyone...Read more
Novak Djokovic aims to repeat as Australian Open champion in 2021.
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition . The 2021 Grand Slam season in professional tennis will begin, as it normally does each year, in Melbourne with the Australian Open, but this edition of the...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have stated previously that each player has a comfortable speed for their swing. Some players swing on the high-end (faster) and some swing on the lower-end (slower). It is very important to generate enough racquet head speed so that the racquet face stays level at the point of contact. If the...Read more