The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8, according to Australian media outlets who have seen an e-mail from Tournament Director Craig Tiley. “It’s taken a while, but the great news is it looks like we are going...Read more
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals. Medvedev came out victorious in two hours and 43 minutes, the longest best-of-three match in Nitto ATP Finals history, after downing Rafael Nadal...Read more
Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In what was arguably the best match of 2020, Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London. “I think it was a great match from the first to the last point,” said Thiem. “I was pretty lucky to get that first set. I was 2/5 down...Read more
Novak Djokovic kicked off his campaign with a resounding 6-3, 6-2 win over Schwartzman, marking the 12th straight time that he has won his opening round-robin match at the end-of-year championships.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nitto ATP finals continued on Monday as the world’s top ranked player Novak Djokovic took on Argentine Diego Schwartzman. Djokovic kicked off his campaign with a resounding 6-3, 6-2 win over Schwartzman, marking the 12 th straight time that he has won his opening round-robin match at the end-of...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Polish teenager Iga Swiatek shocked the world earlier this fall with a truly dominating fortnight in Paris, France. Swiatek became the first player from Poland ever to win a Grand Slam and did so in grand fashion in the City of Love. “Even though you’re really young and you’re an underdog, you can...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
The King of Clay reigns supreme, and he added more precious silver to his coveted royal collection. Under a closed roof in the newly remodeled Philippe Chatrier Stadium, Rafael Nadal handed Novak Djokovic a humiliating 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 defeat in the 2020 French Open Final. The second-ranked player in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There are just four men remaining in the French Open singles draw as the tournament’s semifinals were finalized on Wednesday, with 12-time champion Rafael Nadal as well as top-seeded Novak Djokovic leading the way. Djokovic claimed the fourth and final spot in the semifinals with a four-set victory...Read more
Sofia Kenin played her fourth-round contest on Monday, and came back from a set down to beat France’s Fiona Ferro 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be at least one American woman in the French Open semifinals as Danielle Collins and Sofia Kenin will square off the in the quarterfinals on Wednesday . Kenin played her fourth-round contest on Monday, and came back from a set down to beat France’s Fiona Ferro 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. The...Read more
Recent U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem had no issues in advancing to the final 16 in Paris on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two tournament favorites faced no issues in reaching the French Open Round of 16 on Friday as top-seeded Simona Halep and third-seeded Dominic Thiem won their respective third-round matches in Paris in straight sets. Thiem defeated Norway’s Casper Ruud, a man who had the most wins on clay this year...Read more
Serena Williams was forced out of the French Open due to an Achilles injury on Wednesday, just shortly before she was set to take on Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams was forced out of the French Open due to an Achilles injury on Wednesday , just shortly before she was set to take on Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round. “I was able to get it somewhat better but just looking long-term at this tournament—and will I be able to get...Read more