| By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the complete digital edition As Emma Raducanu fired an ace, her third of the match, past Leylah Fernandez inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on, she dropped her racket and put her hands over her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second time in his career, Germany’s Alexander Zverev has won the Nitto ATP Finals as he defeated Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the championship match on Sunday in Turin, Italy. “It was great,” said Zverev. “I won the [Nitto ATP] Finals, in the final against someone I had lost five...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Garbine Muguruza captured her third and biggest title of the year as she won the end-of-the-year WTA Finals with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit in Guadalajara, Mexico on Wednesday night. In doing so, Muguruza becomes the first Spanish woman to ever win the event. “Right now I feel...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic became the second player to secure a place in the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy as he defeated Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday to officially win the event’s Green Group. Djokovic joins Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, who won the Red Group via two victories in his first two round-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The championship match of the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico is set after the semifinal action on Tuesday, and it will see Spain’s Garbine Muguruza face off against Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit for the title on Wednesday. Muguruza defeated her countrywoman Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-3 in the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Matteo Berrettini is out of the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy after the Italian suffered an oblique injury during his opening round-robin match against Alexander Zverev on Monday. “My finals end here, I am destroyed, I never thought I would have to give up the most important tennis event ever held in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev kicked off his ATP Finals title defense with a victory in his opening round-robin match on Sunday in Turin, Italy. Medvedev fought back from a set down to defeat Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4. “I had zero break points to save, so in a way I was never under...Read more
Garbine Muguruza won on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza secured her spot in the semifinals at the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sunday as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-4, 6-4. Kontaveit had won her previous 12 matches heading into her final round-robin match against Muguruza, and she had already booked her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Daniil Medvedev left New York following a heartbreaking defeat to Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller to determine the 2019 U.S. Open champion. On Sunday, he left his imprint on the tournament forever, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to win the U.S. Open and claim the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As Emma Raducanu served an ace past Leylah Fernandez, her third of the match, the 18-year-old from Great Britain dropped her racket and put her hands over face in disbelief. She was now a U.S. Open champion. Raducanu_Crop 3.jpg Raducanu falls to the Arthur Ashe Stadium court after she completed her...Read more