| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova cruised into the third-round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, ousting 23 rd seed Lesia Tsurenko 6-0, 6-2. “When I got on court, I was focused,” said Anisimova. “I was really relaxed and my game was really on today. I felt like a lot of competitiveness came out...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Roger Federer had to overcome a ready Dan Evans on Wednesday at the Australian Open, but still managed to move through in straight-sets 7-6(5), 7-6(3), 6-3 to secure his spot in the third-round. “I think I couldn’t pull away early in the match,” said Federer. “Always helps if you...Read more
Borna Gojo, left, defeated Quinnton Vega, right, in the New York Open Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall's Island.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Borna Gojo secured one of the four spots in the New York Open Wild Card Playoff this past weekend as he defeated Brooklyn’s Quinnton Vega 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall’s Island. Gojo, a White Plains native who plays for Wake Forest, was the draw’s top seed and...Read more
Frances Tiafoe powered his way to a straight-sets win in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first major of the 2019 season kicked off on Sunday night on the east coast of the United States as the Australian Open got underway from Melbourne, Australia. It was a good start to the tournament for many young Americans both on the men’s and women’s side. Highlighting the action was the tall...Read more
Sloane Stephens notched her first win at the Australian Open since 2014 by beating fellow American Taylor Townsend on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sloane Stephens won her first match in Melbourne since 2014 as she defeated fellow American Taylor Townsend 6-4, 6-2 in the Australian Open first round on Monday. “I thought I played well, solid. It’s not ever easy playing someone from your own country, so I was happy to be through,” said...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a shocking and emotional press conference on Friday, Andy Murray announced that he plans to retire after Wimbledon this year at the latest. “I spoke to my team and I told them I can’t keep doing this and that I need to have an end point, because I was just playing with no idea when the pain was...Read more
Mardy Fish, who has played for the New York Empire in World TeamTennis play the last two seasons, was named the new captain of the United States Davis Cup team.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On a media conference call on Wednesday, USTA leadership officially announced Mardy Fish as the new United States Davis Cup captain. “To be the next Davis Cup captain, I’m incredibly humbled,” said Fish. “I can’t even express how excited I am, how excited I am that the players have the supported...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spanish police announced on Thursday the break-up of an alleged match-fixing ring, and the arrest of 15 people on Wednesday. In all, 83 people were implicated in the match-fixing ring, 28 of whom are professional players in the ITF Futures and Challenger ranks. “Fifteen people have been arrested,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Many of the country’s current, former and future college players will gather at Sportime Randall’s Island this weekend for a chance to earn a berth into the New York Open qualifying tournament, which runs from Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13. The facility will play host to a loaded 64-...Read more
On Wednesday, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com announced that No. 5 ATP Tour ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has committed to playing and making his 2019 season debut in Delray Beach.
  | By Press Release
On Wednesday, the Delray Beach Open announced that No. 5 ATP Tour ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has committed to playing and making his 2019 season debut in Delray Beach. Making his fifth appearance and starting his season for the third consecutive year in Delray Beach this year, del...Read more