Professional Tennis

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The USTA today announced that former US Open singles champion Maria Sharapova, young American Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls’ champion Kayla Day, 2017 US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Sofia Kenin, 2017 USTA Girls’ 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and 2017 NCAA singles champion...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association today announced a series of in-game innovations that will be implemented across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open. The US Open events affected include: Qualifying Tournament, Junior Tournament, Wheelchair Invitational, American Collegiate Invitational,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Andy Murray withdrew from next week’s Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, citing a hip injury. “Unfortunately I won’t be playing in Cincinnati as I continue my recovery,” Murray said on Facebook. “I always enjoy playing there and I look forward to returning next...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be a new winner crowned this year in Flushing Meadows. Defending U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka will miss the remainder of 2017 with a knee injury. The fourth-ranked Wawrinka finishes the 2017 season with a 26-11 record. "After sitting together with my team and considering all options, I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number four Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of the 2017 season with a right elbow injury, he announced in a Facebook Live broadcast on Wednesday. “My elbow is hurt due to excessive playing, and it troubles me constantly when serving, and now when hitting my forehand as well,” said Djokovic...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 Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open announced on Tuesday that the total prize money for the 2017 tournament will be $50.4 million, which makes it the largest purse in tennis history, up about $4 million, or nine percent, from last year’s winnings. “Five years ago, we committed to the players that total player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer begins the week at number three in the ATP Men’s Singles Rankings, rising two spots from number five after his Sunday afternoon victory over Marin Cilic at Wimbledon, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. With the win, Federer captured his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title, his fifth ATP title of 2017...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dominika Cibulkova will join defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and a number of WTA stars in the player field at the 2017 Connecticut Open , presented by United Technologies, set for Aug. 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. World number 11...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer moved into the 11 th Wimbledon final of his career on Friday, dismissing Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-4 to set up a final clash with Croatia’s Marin Cilic. Federer looked to pounce on Berdych’s service game early and did so, setting up a break point in the match’s opening game...Read more