| By Luke Jensen
How about Rafael Nadal at this year’s French Open? I have always been impressed with the Spaniard’s mental tenacity and toughness. Before he won any Grand Slams, I remember watching him play his first ATP final. It was against a fellow Spanish player who was a veteran. Rafa had won the first set...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 summer has belonged to Novak Djokovic, and he capped it off with a defiant win in the U.S. Open final on Sunday, soundly beating third-seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-3 to win his 14 th Grand Slam title. “If you told me in February this year when I got the surgery that I’ll win...Read more
For two weeks in Queens, nobody played better tennis than Naomi Osaka. The 20-year-old who was born in New York City and lived on Long Island as a kid, capped off the greatest tournament of her career this weekend, defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Se
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For two weeks in Queens, nobody played better tennis than Naomi Osaka. The 20-year-old who was born in New York City and lived on Long Island as a kid, capped off the greatest tournament of her career this weekend, defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 to win the 2018 U.S...Read more
American Coco Vandeweghe and Australia’s Ashleigh Barty won their first Grand Slam title as a doubles team by claiming the U.S. Open championship this weekend. The 13th seeded pairing fought back to beat second-seeds Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Coco Vandeweghe and Australia’s Ashleigh Barty won their first Grand Slam title as a doubles team by claiming the U.S. Open championship this weekend. The 13 th seeded pairing fought back to beat second-seeds Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(6) on Sunday. “We’ve been...Read more
China’s Xiyu Wang (left) won the U.S. Open Girls' Singles title by beating Clara Burel (right) of France 7-6(4), 6-2.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Brazilian teenager Thiago Seyboth Wild and China’s Xiyu Wang captured the U.S. Open Boys and Girls singles titles, respectively, this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Seyboth Wild outlasted Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti 6-1, 2-6, 6-2, fighting back from a...Read more
It was a successful tournament in more ways than one, and the United States Tennis Association has announced that this year’s tournament attracted more than 800,000 fans which includes Fan Week and the two-week long tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 U.S. Open has come and gone, with exciting tennis and thrilling action that entertained New Yorkers and the sports world for three weeks. It was a successful tournament in more ways than one, and the United States Tennis Association has announced that this year’s tournament attracted more...Read more
Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori, the 21st seed from Japan, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in Friday’s second semifinal, booking his spot in the U.S. Open finals for the eighth time in his career.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It wasn’t the way he wanted it to happen, but Juan Martin del Potro is back into the finals of the U.S. Open for the first time since he won the title in 2009. The third-seed from Argentina won the first two sets 7-6(3), 6-2 against defending champion Rafael Nadal in their semifinal on Friday night...Read more
Port Washington eighth-grader Thea Rabman will look to lead the Vikings as it looks to defend its county and Long Island titles.
  | By Brian Coleman
2018 Team to Watch (Nassau County): Port Washington Last year, the Girls Tennis Team from Port Washington compiled one of the most dominant seasons in recent memory as it captured both the Nassau County and Long Island team championships. Now, the Vikings enter the 2018 season as the prohibitive...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two months ago, Americans Mike Bryan and Jack Sock captured the Wimbledon Men’s Doubles title together, and now have added a U.S. Open title to their collection after defeating the seventh-seeded duo of Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-3, 6-1 in the final on Friday inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “This...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The men’s singles semifinals of the 2018 U.S. Open commence this evening with a star-studded slate of matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium. In what is becoming a common sight in Grand Slams, Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro will square off on Friday night. Nadal, the defending champion and top-seed...Read more
On what promised to be an exciting night of tennis, both Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made quick work of their respective semifinal opponents on Thursday, setting up an intriguing U.S. Open final on Saturday.
  | By Brian Coleman
On what promised to be an exciting night of tennis, both Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made quick work of their respective semifinal opponents on Thursday, setting up an intriguing U.S. Open final on Saturday. Things started slowly for Serena as she took on 19 th seeded Latvian Anastasija...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It is ladies night at the U.S. Open on Thursday with the singles semifinals set to take place inside Arthur Ashe Stadium this evening. In primetime, the final four women standing at the 2018 U.S. Open will be trimmed down to two, and the potential for an all-American final for the second straight...Read more
Madison Keys used a dominant serve and her powerful forehand to dictate the action on Wednesday night under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium, delivering a routine 6-4, 6-3 victory over 30th seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Madison Keys used a dominant serve and her powerful forehand to dictate the action on Wednesday night under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium, delivering a routine 6-4, 6-3 victory over 30 th seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro. “I knew that I was going to have to play really well, but also know...Read more
Novak Djokovic won his quarterfinal match against John Millman on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s John Millman was attempting to follow up his shocking upset over second-seed Roger Federer on Monday night with another upset on Wednesday as he squared off with sixth-seed Novak Djokovic. But the Serb would have none of it, defeating Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to claim his spot in the...Read more
  | By Press Release
U.S. Open doubles semifinalist Ashleigh Barty was awarded the women's 2018 U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award on Wednesday. The award is presented to the professional tennis players who best demonstrate excellence in sportsmanship throughout the U.S. Open Series and the U.S. Open. John Isner won the men...Read more