| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World No. 4 Juan Martin del Potro is facing another long road to recovery after he fractured his kneecap at the Shanghai Masters last week. The injury occurred during a Round of 16 match against Borna Coric when del Potro had an awkward step and fell to the ground. “I made a weird movement with the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, the Australian Open announced that its prize money in 2019 will be jumping to AUD $60.5 million (about $42.7 million dollars), an increase of about 10 percent from last year. The tournament announced new upgrades the to the facilities to better suit the needs of its players: “We want to...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final. “I didn’t feel great going into the tournament, to be honest,” said Wozniacki. “I think after the second match I started feeling like I was...Read more
On Monday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it had reached a five-year agreement with the Tennis Channel that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it had reached a five-year agreement with the Tennis Channel that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA. “The WTA is pleased to partner with Tennis Channel in showcasing women’s tennis and its world...Read more
Jim Courier competes in the PowerShares Series QQQ at the Barclays Center last year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After eight years, Jim Courier is stepping down as captain of the United States’ Davis Cup team, the USTA announced on Thursday. Courier informed the team of his decision after its semifinal loss to Croatia last week. “It’s been my honor and privilege to represent the USTA and USA as a player and...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
Lots of people have made outlandish bets with their friends, and Sam Querrey is no exception. Entering the 2016 season, the San Francisco native made a wager with his high school friend, Jared Grosslight. “I bet Ham (Grosslight) if I didn’t make the quarters of a slam, I’d get him any bottle of...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
False imprisonment. It’s something that no one should ever have to go through. But if you grew up with an older brother, you’ve probably experienced it once or twice. John Isner certainly has. When he was seven or eight years old, his oldest brother Nathan took a bicycle lock, shoved his head...Read more
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday. Having dropped the semifinal’s first two matches on Friday, the United States faced an up-...Read more
In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes. Coric it 24 winners to just 15 unforced errors, and broke Johnson three times.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The rubber match between the United States and Croatia got underway in Zader on Friday, with Croatia winning the first two rubbers to open up a 2-0 advantage in the Davis Cup World Cup Semifinals. In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, 36-year-old Scott Lipsky announced his retirement via a statement on social media. The note brought an end to a successful 15-year professional career that got its start right here on Long Island, and started a new chapter in Lipsky’s life. “I thought about retiring for most of...Read more