American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday. The New Jersey-born Anisimova sealed the victory with a backhand winner up the line, and...Read more
Novak Djokovic moved within two wins of completing the Novak Slam for the second time in his career after reaching the French Open semifinals on Thursday.
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Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem both notched straight-sets victories in their respective quarterfinal matches at the French Open on Thursday, setting up a semifinal clash between the top-ranked and fourth-ranked players in the world. Djokovic, owner of the last three Grand Slams on the ATP Tour,...Read more
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Tennis fans will have the opportunity to see two of the sport’s all-time greats, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, compete against one another for the 39 th time after each won their respective quarterfinal matchups at the French Open on Tuesday. The 11-time Roland Garros champion took on seventh-...Read more
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Sloane Stephens outlasted Polona Hercog to reach the French Open Round of 16 on Friday, notching a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 victory in two hours and 32 minutes. Last year’s finalist and the seventh seed overcame 43 unforced errors off her racket, but took advantage of 56 from Hercog to book her spot in the...Read more
Amanda Anisimova is the youngest American woman into the French Open third round since Serena Williams in 1998.
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After dropping the first set of her opening round match, Serena Williams wasted no time in booking her third round spot at the French Open on Thursday . The 23-time Grand Slam champion rolled past Japan’s Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-2, hitting 36 winners and never facing a break point in the one hour and...Read more
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday, downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday , downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes. “Today was very difficult,” said the fourth-seeded Austrian. “It was a tough match-up for me because there were almost...Read more
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Naomi Osaka, winner of the last two Grand Slams, fought back from the brink of defeat in the French Open first round on Tuesday. The top-ranked woman in the world defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 0-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 to avoid the opening round upset. “I think this is the most nervous I have ever been...Read more
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This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Can Nadal win 12th French Open crown? If Rafael Nadal is in the French Open draw, he generally becomes the undisputed favorite to be the final one standing when all is said and done. That has been the case for...Read more
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The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced it has reached an agreement with both the ATP and WTA Tours to provide a structure that allows for smooth mobility for professional players. The agreement includes the awarding of ATP and WTA ranking points at $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour...Read more
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Rafael Nadal got the better of Novak Djokovic in a star-studded Italian Open final on Sunday, capturing the Rome title with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 victory. Nadal was competing in his 50 th Masters 1000 final while also looking to hoist his first trophy of the season. “What means most to me is this trophy...Read more