| By Luke Jensen
A great tennis year is coming to an end, but not before we saw some amazing stories thanks to the best players on the planet! On the men’s tour, Rafael Nadal holds on to win his 19 th major title and is now closer to Roger Federer in the all-time race than he’s been in 15 years. It’s what I believe...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement plans on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Australian Open champion and world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will be retiring following the 2020 Australian Open. Wozniacki made the announcement in an Instagram post, and in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America”. “In recent months, I’ve realized that...Read more
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today.
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today. The free agency approach was designed to allow teams more freedom to assemble their rosters during the WTT recruitment window. Free...Read more
Rafael Nadal delivered the clinching win on Sunday as Spain defeated Canada to win the 2019 Davis Cup title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recent US Open champion Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance this weekend, winning all of his matches, five singles and three doubles, to lead Spain past Canada for the Davis Cup title in the tournament’s new format in Madrid. Nadal sealed the win for his country with a 6-3, 7-6(7) win...Read more
Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday, claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday , claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London. “It’s been a rollercoaster,” Tsitsipas said. “Holding this trophy right now feels amazing…This tournament has...Read more
Former semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe has been awarded a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open after winning the USTA Wild Card Challenge
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe has been awarded a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open after winning the USTA Wild Card Challenge . Vandeweghe, who reached the final four in Melbourne in 2017, knocked off three seeded players en route to the finals of the Oracle Challenger Series in Houston...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan announced on Wednesday that 2020 will be their final year on tour, and the 2020 US Open will be their last tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The most successful doubles team in tennis history will compete in their final season on tour in 2020, as Bob and Mike Bryan announced their impending retirement on Tennis Channel on Wednesday evening. “We wanted to see if we wanted to keep going and we’ve decided that 2020, at the [US] Open, we’re...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became tennis' new star with her run to the US Open title.
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The kid is alright... On a late-summer Saturday afternoon in Flushing Meadows, Bianca Andreescu became the first player born this century to win a Grand Slam as...Read more
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