| By Brian Coleman
Taylor Townsend brought out an old-school style of tennis inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. The American qualifier, who had never beaten a player inside the Top 10, served and volleyed her way to a 2-6, 6-3. 7-6(4) victory over Wimbledon champion and fourth-seeded Simona Halep to reach the US...Read more
Sofia Kenin defeated German Laura Siegemund Thursday afternoon at the US Open to advance to the third round
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sofia Kenin didn’t get off to the start she would have liked in her second round match on Thursday. Taking on German Laura Siegemund, the 20th seeded American was broken in her first service game and quickly found herself down 0-3. But Kenin would shake the early nerves, and responded in a big way...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Mother Nature proved to be the victor at the US Open on Wednesday as rain washed away all matches on the outside courts, with only matches inside Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums able to be played. That means the schedule will be packed more than usual on Thursday, as the 2019 US Open’s Day...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer seemed to be sleepwalking through the first set for a second straight match. But once again, the eight-time US Open champion would wake up in time. A couple of days after he defeated Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal in four sets, the eight-time US Open champion fell behind Bosnia and...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
With play on all the outdoor courts delayed because of rain on Wednesday, the US Open action continued inside under the roofs of Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums. Two former finalists, seventh-seed Kei Nishikori on the men’s side and third-seed Karolina Pliskova on the women’s side, were...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, the 2019 US Open's second round in singles and the opening round in doubles begins as all the courts across the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will be flooded with matches on Day Three of the year's final major. Headlining the singles action will be fifth-seed Elina...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Petra Kvitova wasted no time securing her spot in the second round of the 2019 US Open on Tuesday as the eighth-seeded Czech defeated her compatriot, qualifier Denisa Allertova, 6-2, 6-4 on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. “Obviously not easy playing a Czech opponent in...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The second half of the 2019 US Open’s first round is set for Tuesday on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center with a number of intriguing matches scheduled. Last year’s champion Naomi Osaka begins her title defense on Arthur Ashe Stadium when she takes on Russian Anna...Read more
France’s Kristina Mladenovic knocked out 14th seed and former champion Angelique Kerber at the US Open on Monday
  | By Brian Coleman
France’s Kristina Mladenovic knocked out 14th seed and former champion Angelique Kerber at the US Open on Monday, downing the German 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 to secure her spot in the second round. Mladenovic, who reached the quarterfinals here back in 2015, fired 48 winners and got the decisive break for a 5...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Reilly Opelka is clearly comfortable in New York and the 6’11’ West Palm Beach, Fla. native has found a second home here in the Big Apple. Earlier this year, Opelka lifted the first ATP trophy of his career at the New York Open on Long Island, and on Monday, he ousted 11th seeded Italian Fabio...Read more