| 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
  | By Brian Coleman
Despite an ongoing match-fixing investigation into a suspicious loss in Winston-Salem last week, Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov has been laser-focused at the U.S. Open so far this week. That continued on Saturday as he lost just five games total in a 6-1, 6-0, 6-4 blowout of Serbia’s Viktor Troicki...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
American Sloane Stephens’ (pictured above) fantastic summer swing continued its journey Friday afternoon as the 24-year-old Florida native cruised into the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Australia’s Ashleigh Barty inside the temporary Louis Armstrong Stadium...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman (pictured left) upset the number five-seeded and 2014 U.S. Open champion, Marin Cilic of Croatia, on Friday in Flushing Meadows, nailing down an unexpected 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 victory inside Grandstand. Schwartzman, who is listed at just 5’6”, stood tall in front of a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is Long Island’s leading private orthopedic practice with a team of 37 board-certified and board-eligible physicians. The group features orthopedic subspecialists who have completed advanced fellowship training, focusing solely on a single area of concern. This...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Russian teenager Andrey Rublev (pictured above) notched the biggest win of his career on Thursday, knocking out the seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open third round. Rublev, just 19-years-old, powered his way into the third round of a major for the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth day of the 2017 U.S. Open commences on Friday and it will bring with it the beginning of the third round in singles play, with three former champions taking to the court in hopes of reaching the Round of 16 in Flushing Meadows. The always polarizing Maria Sharapova will be one of those...Read more