Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, fighting back to defeat American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, fighting back to defeat American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. “For me it was a very tough match, but in the end, I found way here and there, one, two points that made the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA Finals got underway this weekend with the top eight players in the world competing in Singapore, and Sloane Stephens and Naomi Osaka produced a thrilling match on Monday. In a battle between the last two U.S. Open champions, it was Stephens who came out victorious in the opening round-robin...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Starting in 2019, the Wimbledon Championships will use tiebreakers in final sets if the score gets to 12-12, the All-England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced. “In reaching this decision, the AELTC Committee sought the feedback of both players and officials, analyzed two decades of match data...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World No. 4 Juan Martin del Potro is facing another long road to recovery after he fractured his kneecap at the Shanghai Masters last week. The injury occurred during a Round of 16 match against Borna Coric when del Potro had an awkward step and fell to the ground. “I made a weird movement with the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, the Australian Open announced that its prize money in 2019 will be jumping to AUD $60.5 million (about $42.7 million dollars), an increase of about 10 percent from last year. The tournament announced new upgrades the to the facilities to better suit the needs of its players: “We want to...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final. “I didn’t feel great going into the tournament, to be honest,” said Wozniacki. “I think after the second match I started feeling like I was...Read more
On Monday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it had reached a five-year agreement with the Tennis Channel that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it had reached a five-year agreement with the Tennis Channel that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA. “The WTA is pleased to partner with Tennis Channel in showcasing women’s tennis and its world...Read more
Jim Courier competes in the PowerShares Series QQQ at the Barclays Center last year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After eight years, Jim Courier is stepping down as captain of the United States’ Davis Cup team, the USTA announced on Thursday. Courier informed the team of his decision after its semifinal loss to Croatia last week. “It’s been my honor and privilege to represent the USTA and USA as a player and...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
Lots of people have made outlandish bets with their friends, and Sam Querrey is no exception. Entering the 2016 season, the San Francisco native made a wager with his high school friend, Jared Grosslight. “I bet Ham (Grosslight) if I didn’t make the quarters of a slam, I’d get him any bottle of...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
False imprisonment. It’s something that no one should ever have to go through. But if you grew up with an older brother, you’ve probably experienced it once or twice. John Isner certainly has. When he was seven or eight years old, his oldest brother Nathan took a bicycle lock, shoved his head...Read more