Kim Clijsters playing at the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nearly a decade after playing her last match, Belgium’s Kim Clijsters announced on Thursday that she will be making a comeback to the WTA Tour in 2020. “I don’t really feel like I want to prove something,” Clijsters told the WTA Insider Podcast. “I think for me it’s the challenge.” Clijsters last...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 US Open has come to a close after a thrilling three-week run at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The event was the most popular one yet as it set an all-time attendance record. The USTA announced that 737,872 fans came out to the US Open during the...Read more
Rafael Nadal hung on to beat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 and capture the 2019 US Open trophy
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At first, it looked like one of his more convincing victories. And then, it looked like it may be one of his toughest defeats. But in the end, it was, as Rafael Nadal described, one of the most emotional nights of his tennis career as the Spaniard hung on to defeat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The kid is alright. Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy. “I was feeling many, many things before the match, more...Read more
Rafael Nadal advanced to his fifth US Open final on Friday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal will compete in the fifth US Open final of his career after downing 24th seeded Italian Matteo Berrettini 7-6(6), 6-4, 6-1 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday night. Once again displaying the competitive fire that has fueled his career for nearly two decades, Nadal needed to use all...Read more
Juan Farah Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Columbian duo to win the US Open men’s doubles title, following up on their Wimbledon triumph earlier this summer by beating eighth-seeds Marcel Granollers of Spain and Argentina’s Horacia Zeballos 6-4, 7
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Farah Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Columbian duo to win the US Open men’s doubles title, following up on their Wimbledon triumph earlier this summer by beating eighth-seeds Marcel Granollers of Spain and Argentina’s Horacia Zeballos 6-4, 7-5 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof on...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The women’s singles finals of the 2019 US Open will be played on Saturday afternoon inside Arthur Ashe Stadium, and tennis fans could not have asked for a more intriguing matchup. On one side you have Serena Williams, the 37-year-old American who holds 23 career Grand Slam titles to her name,...Read more
Rafael Nadal advanced to the eighth US Open semifinal of his career on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal overcame a game opponent in 20th seed Diego Schwartzman, moving past the Argentine 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to secure the final spot in the semifinals . “He’s one of the best players of the world. When he’s playing well, he’s able to win against everybody,” Nadal said...Read more
Bianca Andreescu secured the final semifinal spot at the 2019 US Open with a comeback win over Elise Mertens on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a buggy and humid late-summer night in Flushing Meadows on Wednesday night, Canada’s Bianca Andreescu got off to a slow start in a US Open quarterfinal clash with Elise Mertens, the 25th seed from Belgium. Mertens played a lights-out opening set, winning 21 of 27 points on her serve and taking...Read more
Belinda Bencic advanced to a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in her career after beating Donna Vekic in straight sets on Wednesday.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the first time since 2001, there will be a Swiss woman in the US Open semifinals. Belinda Bencic reached the first major semifinal of her career on Wednesday afternoon, downing 23 rd seed Donna Vekic 7-6(5), 6-3 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “[I’m] just very happy about it, for sure. I knew today...Read more