| By Press Release
The USTA today announced that the 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time. This amount tops the $57.5 million number of 2021. The player compensation has been allocated after input from the WTA and ATP Player Councils, with a goal of increasing...Read more
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MSG Networks today announced it will be airing live coverage of upcoming ATP and WTA tennis tournaments throughout the month of August. The network’s tennis broadcasts will feature live tournament action from the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic walked to center court and, as he has made traditional for himself, ate a piece of the famed grass on Centre Court at the All-England Club. Djokovic post-match meal was him celebrating a seventh Wimbledon title as he beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(3) on Sunday. The Serb has now...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elena Rybakina gave a small, contained fistpump on the final point of her match on Saturday against Ons Jabeur. The reaction was fitting for an opening round match, or even winning a set during a match. However, it was the biggest final point of her young career, as the 17 th seed representing...Read more
Tunisia's Ons Jabeur is the first African-born woman to reach a major final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The women’s singles final at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, and it will feature two first-time finalists. Third-seeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur will take on Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina in Saturday’s final after both won their respective semifinals on Thursday. Jabeur was up first, and she defeated...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second day of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships were played on Tuesday, and recent French Open finalists Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff both advanced into the second round, but did so much differently. The top-seeded Swiatek needed just one hour and 15 minutes to defeat Croatia’s Jana Fett 6-0, 6-3...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first day of the 2022 Wimbledon main draw got underway on Monday, and defending champion Novak Djokovic was tested but was able to advance to the second round. The Serb dropped the second set to South Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon but did move to 17-0 in Wimbledon first-round matches by posting a 6-3, 3...Read more
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The USTA will allow individual athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete in the 2022 US Open, but only under a neutral flag. Alongside the other Grand Slams, the ITF, the ATP and the WTA, the USTA, which owns and operates the US Open, has previously condemned, and continues to condemn, the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this month, American Coco Gauff graduated from high school, and was able to celebrate doing so while in Paris preparing for the French Open. Fast-forward a little more than a week and the 18-year-old’s time in Paris is not done yet as she powered her way into the semifinals on Tuesday...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
As he watched his backhand slice drop onto the court inside Hard Rock Stadium and inside the line, Carlos Alcaraz fell to his back and put his hands on his head. After shaking hands with Casper Ruud, his defeated opponent, the Spanish teenager climbed into the stands and hugged members of his...Read more