Australia’s Ashleigh Barty concluded a fantastic 2019 campaign by capturing the title at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China over the weekend, beating defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty concluded a fantastic 2019 campaign by capturing the title at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China over the weekend, beating defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match. Competing in the year-end event for the first time, Barty becomes the first...Read more
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China. Svitolina, the eighth-seed and defending champion , entered her match on Wednesday having lost the prior two matches to Halep...Read more
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open, American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open , American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title. The 15-year-old Delray Beach, Fla. native captured the Upper Austria Ladies Linz title, holding on to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday. “I’m...Read more
Andy Murray lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in Shanghai on Tuesday, but said he continues to make progress in his comeback.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is climbing his way back into form, and that continued in Shanghai this week. Murray battled against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday , and the two were involved in a back-and-forth dialogue after Fognini appeared to shout as...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the China Open semifinals on Friday with a comeback win over Bianca Andreescu.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinals for the China Open, on both the men’s and women’s side, are finalized after exciting quarterfinal action in Beijing on Friday. The top match of the day was the showdown between two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and US Open champion Bianca Andreescu . The match was preceded by...Read more
Bianca Andreescu extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has known nothing but winning over the last several months on tour, and the Canadian teenager extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open. Andreescu won 6-1, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s quarterfinals, her...Read more
Kim Clijsters playing at the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nearly a decade after playing her last match, Belgium’s Kim Clijsters announced on Thursday that she will be making a comeback to the WTA Tour in 2020. “I don’t really feel like I want to prove something,” Clijsters told the WTA Insider Podcast. “I think for me it’s the challenge.” Clijsters last...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 US Open has come to a close after a thrilling three-week run at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The event was the most popular one yet as it set an all-time attendance record. The USTA announced that 737,872 fans came out to the US Open during the...Read more
Rafael Nadal hung on to beat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 and capture the 2019 US Open trophy
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At first, it looked like one of his more convincing victories. And then, it looked like it may be one of his toughest defeats. But in the end, it was, as Rafael Nadal described, one of the most emotional nights of his tennis career as the Spaniard hung on to defeat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The kid is alright. Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy. “I was feeling many, many things before the match, more...Read more