| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first of two women’s semifinals at the Australian Open was finalized on Tuesday, as Australia’s own Ashleigh Barty, the tournament’s top seed, and American Sofia Kenin powered their way into the final four Down Under. Barty held off seventh-seed and last year’s finalist Petra Kvitova 7-6(6), 6-...Read more
American Sofia Kenin is into the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career after defeating fellow American Coco Gauff.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
An exciting weekend of tennis in Melbourne, Australia shaved the singles draws for the year’s first major down to just eight men and eight women, as the Australian Open quarterfinals are all set . There is one American remaining in each respective draw: 14 th seeded Sofia Kenin on the women’s side...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth day of the 2020 Australian Open featured wonderful tennis sandwiched in between a number of different intriguing storylines, creating an exciting day of action in the Land Down Under. A potential matchup between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki awaited in the Round of 16, as Serena...Read more
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year. “That was huge for me,” said Fritz. “He played a really tough five setter just the other day and...Read more
American CiCi Bellis continued her comeback to professional tennis by reaching the Australian Open third round on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Catherine “CiCi” Bellis was the darling of the WTA Tour. As a teenager, Bellis was named the WTA’s Newcomer of the Year in 2017, before a series of wrist and elbow injuries derailed what was the start of a promising career. In fact, as recently as just a few months ago, she was told...Read more
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It felt different because that’s the first time in my life I was stepping out on the centre court in the first round of a Grand Slam as a...Read more
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes. “I knew that she’s going to be very motivated at the beginning. We played together a few months ago, and it was very close,” said Halep. “I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of their first-round Wimbledon clash last year, Coco Gauff and Venus Williams met in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. Once again, it was Gauff who came out on top in this generational battle, as she advanced with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory. “I definitely was more...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
This story first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The “Big Three” As the calendar flips to a new decade, three familiar names still remain atop the ATP World Tour rankings. The three greatest players of all-...Read more
Top-ranked American John Isner returns to NYCB LIVE for a third consecutive year.
  | By Press Release
The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest...Read more