| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray continues to work his way back onto the tour after missing nearly a year with a hip injury. The Briton sought a wildcard entry into the Eastbourne International as he gets himself ready for Wimbledon. “I’m looking forward to getting some more time on the grass courts at Eastbourne,”...Read more
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, England. The event takes place June 18-24, just weeks before the start of Wimbledon. Sharapova said she needed rest after reaching the French Open quarterfinals. Keys...Read more
Simona Halep won the first Grand Slam of her career with a thrilling comeback victory over American Sloane Stephens.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a special weekend at Roland Garros in Paris, France as the 2018 French Open came to a close. Both the top seeds in the men’s singles and women’s singles draws, Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep, respectively, came out on top, but the two title winners arrived at the top of the winner’s podium in...Read more
Tickets for the 2018 U.S. Open officially went on sale on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans can begin purchasing tickets for the 2018 U.S. Open as the tournament’s ticket sales officially opened up on Monday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Open, and there will be special recognitions and ceremonies throughout Fan Week and the Main...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open men’s singles final will pit 10-time champion Rafael Nadal against Austria’s Dominic Thiem, as the No. 1 and No. 7 seeds, respectively, powered their way through the semifinals on Friday. Thiem was up first, and ended the magical run of Italy’s Marco Cecchinato with a 7-5, 7-6(10),...Read more
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday
  | By Eric C. Peck
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday, picking up where he left off, advancing to the semis with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory in Paris. Nadal was...Read more
Halep to Meet Stephens for French Open Title
  | By Eric C. Peck
Top seeded Simona Halep advanced to the finals of the 2018 French Open Thursday, defeating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-1, 6-4. Coming into the semifinals matchup, Halep had dropped three of her four career meetings with Muguruza, but dispatched her foe with relative ease on Thursday in just 92 minutes. With...Read more
Top-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals in Paris on Wednesday, coming back to defeat the number 12 seed, Angelique Kerber, 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-2 in two hours and 14 minutes
  | By Eric C. Peck
Top-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals in Paris on Wednesday, coming back to defeat the number 12 seed, Angelique Kerber, 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-2 in two hours and 14 minutes. Halep jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in just 13 minutes, but Kerber stormed back and took the first set 6-7(2). “After...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of last year’s U.S. Open final, Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will square off in the French Open semifinals after each won their respective quarterfinal matches on Tuesday. Keys was the first of the two to advance as she beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-6(5), 6-4 in...Read more
Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue
  | By Eric C. Peck
Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue. “I unfortunately have been having some issues with my pec muscle, and has unfortunately been getting worse to the point where right now I...Read more