| By Brian Coleman
The women’s singles finals of the 2019 US Open will be played on Saturday afternoon inside Arthur Ashe Stadium, and tennis fans could not have asked for a more intriguing matchup. On one side you have Serena Williams, the 37-year-old American who holds 23 career Grand Slam titles to her name,...Read more
Rafael Nadal advanced to the eighth US Open semifinal of his career on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal overcame a game opponent in 20th seed Diego Schwartzman, moving past the Argentine 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to secure the final spot in the semifinals . “He’s one of the best players of the world. When he’s playing well, he’s able to win against everybody,” Nadal said...Read more
Bianca Andreescu secured the final semifinal spot at the 2019 US Open with a comeback win over Elise Mertens on Wednesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a buggy and humid late-summer night in Flushing Meadows on Wednesday night, Canada’s Bianca Andreescu got off to a slow start in a US Open quarterfinal clash with Elise Mertens, the 25th seed from Belgium. Mertens played a lights-out opening set, winning 21 of 27 points on her serve and taking...Read more
Belinda Bencic advanced to a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in her career after beating Donna Vekic in straight sets on Wednesday.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the first time since 2001, there will be a Swiss woman in the US Open semifinals. Belinda Bencic reached the first major semifinal of her career on Wednesday afternoon, downing 23 rd seed Donna Vekic 7-6(5), 6-3 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “[I’m] just very happy about it, for sure. I knew today...Read more
Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the US Open semifinals on Tuesday night after beating Roger Federer in five sets.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The man once dubbed ‘Baby Fed’ scored the biggest win of his career on Tuesday night, and it came against the real Fed, as Grigor Dimitrov knocked off third-seed Roger Federer 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the US Open semifinals, the second major semifinal of his career . “Only thing I kept...Read more
Serena Williams won for the 100th time at the US Open and is now into the semifinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams reached the century mark in singles wins at the US Open on Tuesday night, and #100 may have been her most dominant. The eighth-seed and six-time US Open champion hit 100 victories in New York in a 6-1, 6-0 thrashing of 18th seed Qiang Wang, reaching the semifinals in just 44 minutes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina advanced to her second straight major semifinal on Tuesday, claiming the first spot in the US Open final four after downing No. 16 seed Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-4 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the opening set, Konta and Svitolina traded breaks of serve through the first four games...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Five years after reaching the US Open quarterfinals as a 17-year-old, Switzerland's Belinda Bencic has made her way back into the final eight. The 13th seed from Switzerland knocked off the tournament's top-seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday afternoon,...Read more
Daniil Medvedev, the No. 5 seed, will take on 2016 champion Stan Wawrinka for a spot in the US Open semifinals.
  | By Brian Coleman
Playing in front of a crowd of fans in New York City can have a tremendous effect on an athlete—both good and bad. Russia's Daniil Medvedev, the reigning Cincinnati champion and fifth-seed at the US Open , has embraced the intensity of those fans this fortnight, even if the crowd hasn't embraced...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the final 16 at the US Open on Saturday night.
  | By Brian Coleman
When it was all over, there was hardly a dry eye in the house that is Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Saturday night, Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff squared off against one another in a primetime match that would determine a spot in the US Open fourth round. But it felt bigger than just that. Osaka, the world...Read more