Ashleigh Barty won her first career major title after a dominant two-week run at the French Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A wild and entertaining fortnight in Paris came to a close this past weekend as the tennis world put the 2019 French Open into the books . The two singles champions could not be more juxtaposed, as Rafael Nadal won at Roland Garros for a remarkable 12 th time, while Australia’s Ashleigh Barty took...Read more
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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The King of Clay continued his mastery on Friday, as Rafael Nadal improved his record at the French Open to 92-2 after a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Roger Federer. Nadal’s worked through light rain and gusts of wind of up to 39 miles per hour, to dispatch of the world number three in two hours and 25...Read more
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday. The New Jersey-born Anisimova sealed the victory with a backhand winner up the line, and...Read more
Novak Djokovic moved within two wins of completing the Novak Slam for the second time in his career after reaching the French Open semifinals on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem both notched straight-sets victories in their respective quarterfinal matches at the French Open on Thursday, setting up a semifinal clash between the top-ranked and fourth-ranked players in the world. Djokovic, owner of the last three Grand Slams on the ATP Tour,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans will have the opportunity to see two of the sport’s all-time greats, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, compete against one another for the 39 th time after each won their respective quarterfinal matchups at the French Open on Tuesday. The 11-time Roland Garros champion took on seventh-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sloane Stephens outlasted Polona Hercog to reach the French Open Round of 16 on Friday, notching a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 victory in two hours and 32 minutes. Last year’s finalist and the seventh seed overcame 43 unforced errors off her racket, but took advantage of 56 from Hercog to book her spot in the...Read more
Amanda Anisimova is the youngest American woman into the French Open third round since Serena Williams in 1998.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After dropping the first set of her opening round match, Serena Williams wasted no time in booking her third round spot at the French Open on Thursday . The 23-time Grand Slam champion rolled past Japan’s Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-2, hitting 36 winners and never facing a break point in the one hour and...Read more
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday, downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday , downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes. “Today was very difficult,” said the fourth-seeded Austrian. “It was a tough match-up for me because there were almost...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Naomi Osaka, winner of the last two Grand Slams, fought back from the brink of defeat in the French Open first round on Tuesday. The top-ranked woman in the world defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 0-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 to avoid the opening round upset. “I think this is the most nervous I have ever been...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Can Nadal win 12th French Open crown? If Rafael Nadal is in the French Open draw, he generally becomes the undisputed favorite to be the final one standing when all is said and done. That has been the case for...Read more