| By Brian Coleman
In the finals of the 2018 French Open, Austria’s Dominic Thiem was handed a nearly impossible task: To go out and defeat Rafael Nadal. In Nadal’s previous 10 tries, he was 10-0. In fact, he entered the final having only lost twice in his career at Roland Garros. Nadal would improve his record to 11...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe notched his first ever win in the US Open main draw as he hung on to upset No. 29 seed Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 as the afternoon turned to evening at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Tuesday. “Unbelievable. I’ve had a ton of heartbreakers here...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second day of the 2018 US Open will bring the first round of singles action to a close with a number of compelling matchups that feature six players who have hoisted the major’s trophy before. On the men’s side, five-time champion Roger Federer opens up the night session on Arthur Ashe against...Read more
It didn't even take until 12:30 p.m. on the opening day of the 2018 U.S. Open before we saw the tournament's first major upset, as world number one and top-seed Simona Halep was sent packing by world number 44, Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi
  | By Brian Coleman
It didn't even take until 12:30 p.m. on the opening day of the 2018 U.S. Open before we saw the tournament's first major upset, as world number one and top-seed Simona Halep was sent packing by world number 44, Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi. In the first main draw match played inside the new Louis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thiem_Pic.png What to Watch for at the 2018 U.S. Open Will the youngsters turn the corner? On the men’s side, the Grand Slams have been dominated by just a handful of players for the better part of the last decade, but will that change at this year’s US Open? Players like Alexander Zverev, 21, and...Read more
A right knee injury has forced Jared Donaldson out of the main draw of the 2018 U.S. Open
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A right knee injury has forced Jared Donaldson out of the main draw of the 2018 U.S. Open. According to the USTA, since Donaldson withdrew after the completion of the singles draw, his line of the draw will be replaced by a qualifier or a lucky loser. A qualifier/lucky loser will be drawn for that...Read more
New Yorker Jamie Loeb powered her way into the final round of U.S. Open qualifiers with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over 18th-seeded Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure on Thursday
  | By Brian Coleman
New Yorker Jamie Loeb powered her way into the final round of U.S. Open qualifiers with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over 18th-seeded Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure on Thursday. Loeb would break early for a 2-1 lead in the opening set, only to see Bonaventure respond with a break right back. But Loeb would...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The documentary, “Treasures of New York: U.S. Open,” will debut Thursday evening, Aug. 23 at 8:00 p.m. on WLIW21. The film, narrated by Patrick McEnroe, explores the history of tennis in America, from the founding of the U.S. National Championships in 1881, to the start of the Open Era and the U.S...Read more
JC Aragone needed two hours and 22 minutes to beat Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands, narrowly advancing with a 6-4, 6-7(3), 7-6(5) victory
  | By Brian Coleman
JC Aragone played in his first Grand Slam main draw last year when he won three matches in the qualifying tournament to earn a spot in the U.S. Open. On Thursday, the former University of Virginia standout moved within one victory of a trip back to the main draw, upsetting seventh-seed Italian...Read more
  | By Press Release
In terms of grand openings, this one was fit for kings -- or more appropriately, Queens -- that surely left a number of legends of tennis and music and thousands of fans of both wondering just what the late Louis Armstrong would have thought to himself. The shimmering new Louis Armstrong Stadium...Read more