Serena Williams defeated second-seed Simona Halep to reach the Aussie Open semifinals on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The story of Day Nine Down Under is the contrast in career resumes of the four players who booked semifinal spots, as Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Aslan Karatsev advanced on Tuesday. Between the first three players, there are 43 Grand Slam singles titles, while Karatsev is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2021 Australian Open quarterfinals get underway tonight with some appetizing matchups as players seek entry into the event’s final four: Men’s Singles (18) Grigor Dimitrov vs. (Q) Aslan Karatsev Grigor Dimitrov pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament with his win over third-seed...Read more
Dominic Thiem rallied from two sets down to beat Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a wild Day Five Down Under with some thrilling tennis played, but there were a couple of matches that stood out above the rest on Friday. First, defending champion and top-seed Novak Djokovic needed five sets to move past American Taylor Fritz 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2. Djokovic had a leg...Read more
Marton Fucsovics hung on to defeat former champion Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams rolled into the third round of this year’s event with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic on Wednesday. Awaiting Serena in the third round is Anastasia Potapova. The Russian ousted Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-2, 6-4 in her second round...Read more
Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian wild card Maddison Inglis 7-5, 6-4 to move on.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open first round came to a close on Tuesday with the second half of the singles draws being played, and many of the top seeds in action on Day Two advanced to the second-round of the year’s first major. Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian...Read more
Canada's Denis Shapovalov outlasted Jannik Sinner on Monday to advance at the Australian Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was the final match of the first day of action at the 2021 Australian Open , and the much-anticipated showdown between two young talents did not disappoint. In the end, it was Denis Shapovalov who came out victorious as the 11 th seeded Canadian defeated Italy’s Jannik Sinner 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 4-6...Read more
The 2021 Australian Open is set to begin on Monday, February 8.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open announced on Friday that all 507 of the tournament’s players and staff who were staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where a worker contracted COVID-19 earlier in the week, had been cleared of the virus and were eligible to participate in next week’s major tournament. “Everyone...Read more
Novak Djokovic aims to repeat as Australian Open champion in 2021.
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition . The 2021 Grand Slam season in professional tennis will begin, as it normally does each year, in Melbourne with the Australian Open, but this edition of the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition In what has been a tumultuous year, Sofia Kenin posted the best year of her professional career. As a result, Kenin was named the WTA’s Player of the Year for...Read more
Fourth-seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland captured the second ATP Tour title of his career on Wednesday, dowining American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-3 to win the Delray Beach Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Fourth-seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland captured the second ATP Tour title of his career on Wednesday, dowining American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-3 to win the Delray Beach Open . “I was trying to focus on things that I should do and to stay aggressive, because Sebastian is never going to hand me the...Read more