Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori to reach the Rome semifinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic powered past Kei Nishikori, coming back from a set down, to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open in Rome. Djokovic came back to win 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 and set up a semifinal clash with world number one Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard had to come back from a set down in his quarterfinal...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last week, it was announced that Americans Noah Rubin and Taylor Townsend earned wildcards into the French Open men’s singles and women’s singles main draws by way winning the USTA’s Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge. The 2018 French Open, which runs from May 21 through June 10, has now revealed...Read more
A wild card at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Italian Roberta Vinci called it a career Monday after her opening round loss to Aleksandra Krunic
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A wild card at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Italian Roberta Vinci called it a career Monday after her opening round loss to Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3. During her 20-year career, Vinci captured four Fed Cups with Italy, also winning five Grand Slam doubles titles and won...Read more
Spain’s Rafael Nadal added another footnote to his clay dominance, setting the record of consecutive set wins on one surface to 50.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain’s Rafael Nadal added another footnote to his clay dominance, setting the record of consecutive set wins on one surface to 50. Nadal defeated Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4 in the third-round of the Madrid Open on Thursday, pushing his streak to 50 straight set wins on clay, surpassing John...Read more
Long Island’s Noah Rubin will make his French Open main draw debut later this month as the 22-year old won the USTA’s Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island’s Noah Rubin will make his French Open main draw debut later this month as the 22-year old won the USTA’s Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge. Rubin, currently ranked 196th, captured his fourth career ATP Challenger title with his win at the USTA Pro Circuit Challenger in Tallahassee last...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video has secured the rights in the United Kingdom and Ireland to broadcast the U.S. Open, Amazon.com confirmed last week. The deal is for five-years and begins with the 2018 U.S Open later this summer. Amazon Prime Video members in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch live and on-...Read more
Rafael Nadal continued his torrid pace through the clay-court season by taking the Barcelona Open title on Sunday, defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1 to claim the Barcelona title for the 11th time.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal continued his torrid pace through the clay-court season by taking the Barcelona Open title on Sunday, defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1 to claim the Barcelona title for the 11 th time. “I’m very happy for the victory against a very difficult opponent. Tsitsipas has an amazing...Read more
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year. “It means a lot [to win] here. This is one of the best tournaments of the year,”...Read more
Bernarda Pera serves during a 2017 U.S. Open qualifying draw match. Serve clocks, which were instituted for the qualifying draw last year, will now be in all U.S. Open main draw matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open announced it will have a 25-second serve clock on all of its courts during the main draw this year. The serve clock is a way for the tournament to enforce time limits between points in order to increase the pace of play. “We would like to keep the pace of play moving,” USTA spokesman...Read more
Ryan Harrison helped lead the United States to a victory over Belgium the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals this past weekend, downing Belgium 4-0 in a quarterfinal showdown in Nashville, Tennessee. “It’s a big goal of ours to represent the country well and to put together a good Davis Cup performance,” said Ryan Harrison. “We’re excited to have the...Read more