Professional Tennis

  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full issue. The local tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities and some of the top coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis...Read more
A returning Serena Williams looks to leave her mark on Flushing Meadows after on-court absence
  | By Brian Coleman
As I sit down to write a story about Serena Williams with the 2018 U.S. Open on the horizon, it’s difficult to come up with enough words and adjectives to describe the storied career of the 23-time Grand Slam champion. Serena returned to the WTA Tour earlier this year at Indian Wells and faced a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2018 U.S. Open, the brand new Louis Armstrong Stadium will be unveiled, a revamped 14,000-seat court with a built-in retractable roof. The new Stadium will feature nearly 40 percent more seating than the previous capacity of 10,200. A total of 7,400 seats in the upper bowl will be general...Read more
As the women’s side of the draw finished out their respective matches to determine the semifinalists at Roland Garros, both men’s quarterfinals matchups got underway, but were suspended and will resume Thursday due to rain
  | By Eric C. Peck
As the women’s side of the draw finished out their respective matches to determine the semifinalists at Roland Garros , both men’s quarterfinals matchups got underway, but were suspended and will resume Thursday due to rain. Rafael Nadal was down one set to Diego Schwartzman, 4-6, 5-3, when play...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine As 2016 turned into 2017, Sloane Stephens found herself at a difficult crossroads in both her life and her tennis career. After undergoing foot surgery in January of 2017, Stephens knew she would be missing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New Jersey native and defending champion Christina McHale advanced to the semifinals of the Tokyo Open on Friday, downing third-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-4, 6-1. McHale converted on five of six break point chances and won 71 percent of the points on her serve to win the straight-sets match...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance on Sunday, capturing his 16 th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final, his second major title of the year and another confirmation that 2017 belonged to he and Roger Federer. “It’s been a great two weeks,”...Read more
  | 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