Top-ranked Ash Barty announced her retirement from professional tennis.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a stunning announcement on Tuesday evening, recent Australian Open champion Ashleigh Barty revealed that she is retiring from professional tennis. Barty sat down for an interview with longtime friend and fellow professional tennis player Casey Dellacqua which she posted to her Instagram account...Read more
Elina Svitolina is one of the Ukrainian players who will arrive in the United States for the BJK Cup next week.
  | By Press Release
The USTA and the U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will welcome Team Ukraine to Asheville, N.C., and the Harrah’s Cherokee Center - Asheville for a Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying tie April 15-16, 2022. The USTA will donate 10 percent of the ticket revenue from the event to the Ukraine...Read more
Iga Swiatek won the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Sunday, and moves up to No. 2 in the world rankings.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open came to a close on Sunday after an exciting two weeks of tennis out in the California desert, as Poland’s Iga Swiatek captured the women’s singles title, which was followed by American Taylor Fritz winning the men’s singles event and winning the biggest title of his career...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beginning with this spring’s French Open, all four major tournaments will use a 10-point tiebreak when the final set score reaches 6-6. The Grand Slam Board, which consists of members from all four tournaments, consulted with the ITF’s rules committee to adopt the new rule. “The Grand Slam Board’s...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The year is 1978. Laverne & Shirley is the most popular show on television, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John dazzled the big screen in Grease, and in the fall, the Yankees’ Bucky Dent will break the hearts of Red Sox fans with his infamous homerun. That same year, Australia’s Chris O’Neil...Read more
Jack Sock & Rajeev Ram won the clinching match for the United States against Colombia this weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States moved through to the 2022 Davis Cup Finals with a defeat over Colombia this weekend. The Americans won all four flights to pick up the victory in Reno, Nevada and win the Qualifier. Sebastian Korda made his Davis Cup debut and recorded a 6-4,1-6, 6-4 over Nicolas Mejia, putting...Read more
Leylah Fernandez came back to defend her Monterrey title, the second WTA title of her career.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Canada’s Leylah Fernandez saved five championship points and came back from a set down to win the Abierto GNP Seguros title on Sunday evening. Fernandez won the title in Monterrey for a second straight season thanks to her 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-6(3) victory over Colombia’s Camila Osorio. Fernandez, who...Read more
  | By Press Release
The ATP, ITF and WTA, as well as the four major tournaments, released a joint statement to address the Russian invasion of Ukraine last week. The statement reads: A deep sense of distress, shock and sadness has been felt across the entire tennis community following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in...Read more
  | By Press Release
Tennis Channel will have live coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team’s qualifying competition with Colombia in Reno, Nevada, March 4-5. All five matches of the two-day event will appear on the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus, beginning Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. ET. The winning...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sloane Stephens put together her best week of tennis in nearly four years as she defeated Marie Bouzkova 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 to win the Abierto Akron Zapopan title in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sunday. “It’s the beginning of the season, so there’s still a lot of tennis to be played, but I’m excited...Read more