| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 US Open officially gets underway on Monday as the main draw of the final Grand Slam of the year begins on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The most anticipated opening round clash will be the first one under the lights of Arthur Ashe...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Fans all around the world were able to witness one of the truly great performances in all of sports earlier this summer, when two of tennis’ all-time greats—Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer— squared off in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
What to Watch For By Stefen Rosner Domination Novak Djokovic has been on a tear over a long stretch that dates back to the summer of 2018. He has added some nice hardware to his collection this season, having taken down Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open in straight sets, as well as outlasting...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Men’s and Women’s Singles draws for the 2019 US Open were revealed on Thursday as the main draw’s opening matches get underway in just a couple of days on Monday, August 26. Highlighting the reveal was a number of intriguing first-round matchups, most notably eighth-seeded Serena Williams...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Taylor Townsend came back from a set down to reach the third and final round of US Open qualifying on Wednesday, defeating Paraguay’s Veronica Cepede Royg 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Townsend converted on four of eight break point chances over the course of the final two sets to complete the comeback...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
Watch out for Daniil Medvedev. The 6’6” twenty-three-year-old Russian sensation has dominated the summer hard court series and is heading into the US Open in as good of form as anyone on tour. After coming just short of the title in Washington, D.C. and Montreal , Medvedev played lights out tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Madison Keys powered her way past Svetlanda Kuznetsova to win the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, defeating Svetlana Kuznetosva 7-5, 7-6(5). On the men’s side, Russian Daniil Medvedev continued his torrid play in August by beating David Goffin 7-6(3), 6-4 and...Read more
Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, is the top seed at the 2019 US Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA today announced the seeds for the Men’s and Women’s Singles draws at the 2019 US Open. The main draw gets underway on Monday, August 26, with the draw ceremony taking place on Thursday, August 22 at Noon. The seeds are: Women’s Singles 1. Naomi Osaka, Japan 2. Ashleigh Barty, Australia 3...Read more
US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Ernesto Escobedo was awarded a wild card into the 2019 US Open main draw on Tuesday.
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that Americans Bjorn Fratangelo, Marcos Giron, Denis Kudla and Jack Sock join US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Ernesto Escobedo and 2019 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Zachary Svajdaas 2019 US Open men’s singles main draw wild card recipients. Antoine Hoang was awarded...Read more
American Francesca Di Lorenzo was named one of the recipients of a US Open wild card by the USTA on Tuesday.
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced the 2019 US Open women’s singles wild card recipients. Americans Francesca Di Lorenzo, Coco Gauff, Caty McNallyand Whitney Osuigwe will join US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Kristie Ahn and USTA Girls’ 18s National Champion Katie Volynets as main draw wild card recipients...Read more