Professional Tennis

  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and defending champion Andy Murray rolled into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday, moving past Germany’s Dustin Brown 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. “It was a good match from my end,” Murray said afterwards. “I served well until the last few games. I returned well. I didn’t make many mistakes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka continued her return back to the tour in impressive style on Wednesday, upending 15 th seed Elena Vesnina of Russia 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon third round. Azarenka played her best tennis in what was her fourth match back since she gave birth to her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki hung on to defeat Heather Watson on Friday, beating the Briton 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the Aegon International final in Eastbourne, England. The 2009 champion needed just 30 minutes to wrap up the first set, breaking three times to take the early lead. Watson responded in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams was found to be at fault for a fatal car crash that caused the death of a 78-year old man back on June 9 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, according to TMZ who obtained a copy of the police report. According to the driver of the other car, the man’s wife, she was approaching an...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic became the first to reach the Aegon International semifinals, holding off American Donald Young 6-2, 7-6(9) on Thursday in Eastbourne. “He served for the set, had a set a point and then had set point in the tiebreak,” Djokovic said of Young’s improved play in the second set. “...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Austria’s Dominic Thiem was upended by Ramkumar Ramanathan of India in the second round of the Antalya Open in Turkey on Tuesday. The 222 nd ranked qualifier cruised past Thiem 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals. “I just gave it my best and was serving well out there,” said Ramanathan. “Two or...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer delivered a blistering performance on Sunday as he routed German Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win his ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle, Germany. “It’s great to get off to a good start in the finals and then remind yourself that you’ve been playing good tennis all week. You start...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number 50 Daniel Evans of Great Britain held a brief press conference on Friday, where he read a prepared statement and took no questions, to announce that he had tested positive for cocaine during a drug test back in April. “It’s really important you know this was taken out of competition...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
CiCi Bellis is making her professional debut on grass at the Mallorca Open this week, but you wouldn’t know it by the way she has performed thus far. That outstanding play continued on Friday, as the 18-year old American moved into the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-2 drubbing of Kristyna Pliskova. “It’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Coco Vandewghe knocked off fourth-seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain 6-1, 6-3 to reach the Aegon Classic quarterfinals on Thursday. “I came out playing solid, and was ready to go from the start,” said Vandeweghe. “That’s what you want from a match, to be firing and moving well right away...Read more