| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Beach Tennis (NYBT) hosted an International Tennis Federation (ITF) sanctioned tournament at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y., as clear skies and a sold-out draw set the stage for a great day on the sand. The men’s doubles draw featured strong competition with both international...Read more
Kirsten Flipkens returns to the New York Empire this season and is poised to be a key contributor on both the singles and doubles courts.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Luke Jensen to lead NY Empire into 2019 WTT season Long Island Tennis Magazine sat down with the new head coach of the New York Empire, Luke Jensen, to discuss how he approached the roster, his rivalry with his brother, what New York fans can expect this summer at the Empire’s new home venue—The...Read more
Simona Halep reached the first Wimbledon final of her career with a win over Elina Svitolina on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Ladies’ semifinals at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships took place in London on Thursday, with both Simona Halep and Serena Williams notching convincing straight-sets victories in their respective matches to move into Saturday’s final. The first semifinal of the day pitted the seventh-seeded...Read more
  | By Stefan Ilic
I believe there are three main components that must be present in a tennis players arsenal in order for them to say they are “Mentally Tough.” The first of these components is the toughest to obtain and maintain: Awareness. What I judge awareness to be is the ability of a player, in any moment...Read more
For the first time in her career, Elina Svitolina is into the semifinals of a Grand Slam.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in her career, Elina Svitolina is into the semifinals of a Grand Slam. The 24-year-old Ukrainian had been 0-4 in her previous trips to major quarterfinals but ended that losing streak on Tuesday as she defeated Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 6-4 to reach the...Read more
Serena Williams held off fellow American Alison Riske to reach the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday, notching her 97th victory at the historic tournament with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 triumph.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams held off fellow American Alison Riske to reach the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday, notching her 97 th victory at the historic tournament with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 triumph. “I just needed to fight,” said Serena. “Alison, I mean, she played great throughout the whole tournament. She’s...Read more
American Alison Riske advanced to the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career on Monday, upending world number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to kick off Manic Monday at the All-England Club in London, England.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Alison Riske advanced to the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career on Monday, upending world number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to kick off Manic Monday at the All-England Club in London, England. “I’m so incredibly excited, and the fact that it’s at Wimbledon, my favorite Grand...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer cruised into the Wimbledon quarterfinals as all three won their respective fourth-round matches in straight sets on Monday . Nadal was up first and had no problem dispatching Joao Sousa of Portugal, needing just one hour and 45 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2...Read more
  | By Press Release
The New York Open will return to Long Island in February 2020, and has and has announced early player commitment’s for next year’s field: Kei Nishikori, currently Japan’s no. 1 and the ATP’s no. 7 ranked player; Kevin Anderson, the 2018 New York Open champion and current no. 8 ranked player; and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This year’s New York Open champion Reilly Opelka ousted 22 nd seed and three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 8-6 to reach the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. The young American took advantage of the 21 unforced errors that Wawrinka hit in the fourth and fifth sets,...Read more
Former Wimbledon semifinalist Sam Querrey booked his spot in the second round of this year’s Championships with an upset over recent French Open finalist and fifth-seed Dominic Thiem, downing the Austrian 6-7(4), 7-6(1), 6-3, 6-0.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Wimbledon semifinalist Sam Querrey booked his spot in the second round of this year’s Championships with an upset over recent French Open finalist and fifth-seed Dominic Thiem, downing the Austrian 6-7(4), 7-6(1), 6-3, 6-0. Querrey , who reached the final four at this tournament two years...Read more
American teenager Cori “Coco” Gauff upset one of her idols and five-time champion Venus Williams in the opening round of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday, winning her first ever Grand Slam main draw match 6-4, 6-4.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Cori “Coco” Gauff upset one of her idols and five-time champion Venus Williams in the opening round of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday, winning her first ever Grand Slam main draw match 6-4, 6-4. “This is the first time I ever cried after winning a match,” said Gauff. “I...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
Favorites federer crop.jpg Roger Federer — Roger Federer is coming into the 2019 Wimbledon Championships looking to capture his 9 th career title on the famed grass courts of London and his 21st Grand Slam overall. After a successful return to the clay that saw him reach the French Open semifinals...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island native Noah Rubin will make his Wimbledon main draw debut next week after beating Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann 7-6(5), 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the third-round of qualifying on Thursday. Rubin, a former Wimbledon junior champion , won all three of his qualifying matches, first taking out...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
When tennis became a sport and was developed, it was always a game that had two people competing against one other using their tools, talents and mental know-how to solve problems on the court to achieve goals. Coaching was done prior to the matches and the players were off to solve the challenges...Read more