| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Unseeded 22-year-old Sloane Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys, the number 15 seed, late Saturday afternoon 6-3, 6-0 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship, the first Grand Slam title of her career. With the win, Stephens becomes the lowest-ranked player to win the U...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Nassau County Girls Preview Player to Watch: Amy Delman of Great Neck North Last year, Amy Delman (pictured above) played high school tennis for the first time and compiled a fantastic season in her freshman campaign at Great Neck North High School, finishing in third place at the Nassau County...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
2017 U.S. Open Preview August 28-September 10, 2017 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center ♦​ Flushing Meadows, N.Y. What to watch for … 1. Can Garbine Muguruza find consistency? Spain’s Garbine Muguruza captured the second Grand Slam title of her career with a straight-sets win over Venus...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
A year ago, the U.S. Open delighted fans with two thrilling finals on the men’s and women’s sides of the draw, as Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic for the men’s title and Angelique Kerber outlasted Karolina Pliskova on the women’s side. But there was something missing from the final Grand Slam...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Long Island will once again play host to professional tennis when the New York Open makes its debut at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February of 2018. Thanks to the partnership between GF Sports LLC and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the famous Memphis Open has...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation. The former world number one and four-time...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The New York Empire return this summer, bringing World TeamTennis action back to the New York area for a second consecutive year. Leading the charge for the NY Empire will be American Mardy Fish, who will be competing in Mylan World TeamTennis for the seventh time. “Personally, I love it,” Fish...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Syosset won their third straight Nassau County championship last week, and on Friday afternoon, finally got its opportunity to compete for a Long Island championship in the USTA Long Island Executive Cup at The Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. With that mindset, the Braves won for the 52 nd...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, 22-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza became a household name by defeating Serena Williams to win the French Open title, becoming the first woman from Spain to win a major title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the last of her four Grand Slam titles on the same Roland Garros clay. “For...Read more
  | By Troy Haas
1. Rafael Nadal. Following right behind the early success of his old foe Roger, Rafa Nadal seems to be playing his best tennis in years. Nadal ripped through the draw in Melbourne before meeting Federer in the finals where he lost a five-set epic match. Rafa would again play Federer at Indian Wells...Read more