Alexander Zverev, pictured here at the 2020 U.S. Open, defeated Novak Djokovic on Friday to advance to the Olympics Gold Medal match.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb, in pursuit of history as he sought to win all four Grand Slams and an Olympic Gold Medal this year, was ousted by Germany’s Alexander Zverev on Friday. Zverev notched a 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Djokovic, ensuring himself at...Read more
Reigning U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka is on the entry list for the 2021 U.S. Open.
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that 15 Grand Slam singles champions will headline the women’s singles field for the 2021 US Open Tennis Championships, and 20-time Grand Slam singles champions Novak Djokovic (SRB), Rafael Nadal (ESP) and Roger Federer (SUI) will headline the men’s singles field for the...Read more
  | By Press Release
The United States Tennis Association today announced that award-winning songwriter, actor, director and life-long New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda has lent his highly-recognizable voice to the 2021 US Open marketing campaign. Titled “The Greatest Return,” the multi-dimensional marketing campaign...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Djokovic Beats Berrettini, Wins 20 th Grand Slam Title Novak Djokovic drew even with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for the most Grand Slam titles all-time as the Serb defeated Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win the Wimbledon title and earn his 20 th career major trophy. “I consider myself [the] best...Read more
Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova will square off with the Wimbledon title on the line on Saturday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seed Ashleigh Barty and eighth-seed Karolina Pliskova will play for the Wimbledon title on Saturday, after each won their respective semifinal on Thursday. Barty was the first through, as she defeated former champion and 25 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6(3). The...Read more
Italy's Matteo Berrettini is into the second major semifinal of his career, and he will meet Hubert Hurkacz for a spot in the finals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The final four is set for the Gentlemen’s Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships after the quarterfinal matchups on Wednesday. The surprise of the day came on Centre Court as Roger Federer bowed out of the event in straight sets. Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz took down the eight-time Wimbledon...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition In 1980, when the United States Olympic hockey team did the impossible and knocked off the previously infallible Soviet Union in what is regarded as the greatest...Read more
Angelique Kerber advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The field of eight was trimmed down to four on Tuesday, as the semifinals in the Ladies’ Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Champions is now set. The first through to the semifinals was Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova, who won yet again in straight sets as she posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over...Read more
American Frances Tiafoe ousted recent French Open finalist and third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas at Wimbledon on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe recorded the biggest win of his career on Monday as he routinely defeated third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the opening round of the Wimbledon Championships. “That guy’s special,” Tiafoe said of Tsitsipas in his post-match interview. “He’s going to do a lot of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After the first year without the event since World War II, the Wimbledon Championships will return in 2021. The seeds for all events were announced on Wednesday. The Main Draw begins on Monday, June 28. Below are the singles seeds. Men’s Singles 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Daniil Medvedev 3. Stefanos...Read more