| By Brian Coleman
Polish teenager Iga Swiatek shocked the world earlier this fall with a truly dominating fortnight in Paris, France. Swiatek became the first player from Poland ever to win a Grand Slam and did so in grand fashion in the City of Love. “Even though you’re really young and you’re an underdog, you can...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
The King of Clay reigns supreme, and he added more precious silver to his coveted royal collection. Under a closed roof in the newly remodeled Philippe Chatrier Stadium, Rafael Nadal handed Novak Djokovic a humiliating 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 defeat in the 2020 French Open Final. The second-ranked player in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There are just four men remaining in the French Open singles draw as the tournament’s semifinals were finalized on Wednesday, with 12-time champion Rafael Nadal as well as top-seeded Novak Djokovic leading the way. Djokovic claimed the fourth and final spot in the semifinals with a four-set victory...Read more
Sofia Kenin played her fourth-round contest on Monday, and came back from a set down to beat France’s Fiona Ferro 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be at least one American woman in the French Open semifinals as Danielle Collins and Sofia Kenin will square off the in the quarterfinals on Wednesday . Kenin played her fourth-round contest on Monday, and came back from a set down to beat France’s Fiona Ferro 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. The...Read more
Recent U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem had no issues in advancing to the final 16 in Paris on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two tournament favorites faced no issues in reaching the French Open Round of 16 on Friday as top-seeded Simona Halep and third-seeded Dominic Thiem won their respective third-round matches in Paris in straight sets. Thiem defeated Norway’s Casper Ruud, a man who had the most wins on clay this year...Read more
Serena Williams was forced out of the French Open due to an Achilles injury on Wednesday, just shortly before she was set to take on Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams was forced out of the French Open due to an Achilles injury on Wednesday , just shortly before she was set to take on Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round. “I was able to get it somewhat better but just looking long-term at this tournament—and will I be able to get...Read more
  | By Press Release
MSG Networks today announced it will be airing 36 hours of live coverage of the upcoming 2020 French Open, set to begin on Sunday, September 27 from Roland Garros in Paris. The network’s tournament coverage will include four hours of live match play from 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. each day through...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic passed Rafael Nadal for first on the all-time ATP Masters 1000 titles list after winning the Rome Masters on Monday. The top-ranked Serb defeated Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 to win the Internazionali BNL d’Italia. “It was a great week,” said Djokovic. “A very challenging...Read more
Naomi Osaka is back into the U.S. Open final after defeating American Jennifer Brady on Thursday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thursday night at the U.S. Open played host to two thrilling women’s semifinal matches, as Naomi Osaka took on American Jennifer Brady before Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka played for the 24 th time in their careers. Osaka overcame a very-game Brady, who had been dominant throughout the...Read more
Dominic Thiem powered into the first U.S. Open semifinals of his career on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Victoria Azarenka and Dominic Thiem made quick work of their opponents in their respective quarterfinal matches inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals. Azarenka was up first and dismantled the 16 th seed Elise Mertens 6-1, 6-0 in one hour and 13 minutes,...Read more