| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It has been quite the week in Auckland, New Zealand for Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu. The 18-year old took out former No. 1 and top-seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round, and followed that up with a 6-7(1), 6-1, 6-3 win over another former No. 1 in Venus Williams to reach the semifinals...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the New Year now here, it’s time for a fresh season of tennis. The 2019 seasons on both the ATP and WTA tours commenced this week, with tournaments taking place in Shenzhen, China, Auckland, New Zealand and Brisbane, Australia. In Brisbane on Wednesday, Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich pulled...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams defeated younger sister, Serena, in a exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, coming back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-3, 10-8. “This is our first match back, so what we wanted was to give it our all,” said Venus. The match was the headliner on Thursday during the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Both the ATP and WTA Tours announced that it will be implementing a 25-second shot at its top events beginning this coming season. There will be a visible clock at the WTA Premier events and the ATP Masters events in 2019, with stricter time limits before the start of play and during the warm ups...Read more
Ryan Harrison will take part in the 2019 New York Tennis Expo before he once again competes in the New York Open in February.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine, and GF Sports, owner and operator of the ATP Tour's New York Open , are committed to bringing a one-of-a-kind event to NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the 2019 New...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open will now feature tiebreaks in the final sets of matches, tournament organizers have announced . It’s a move that mirrors that of Wimbledon and the U.S. Open earlier this year, where final sets tied at 6-6 will go into a first-to-10 point tiebreak with a two-point advantage. “We...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the end of each year, the International Tennis Federation unveils its World Champions, and this year it named Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep the 2018 World Champions. Both players enjoyed excellent 2019 seasons, as Djokovic won both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, while Halep captured the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has announced the winners of the annual year-end tournament and player awards, as voted for by the players themselves. In addition, members of the WTA Coach Program voted for the first ever WTA Coach of the Year. The WTA Tournament of the Year Award winners have...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the last Davis Cup final played under the current format, Croatia delivered a dominating performance over the weekend, bringing home the trophy for the second time in the nation’s history with a 3-1 win over France. “It’s not every day that you become a world champion,” said Marin Cilic. “For us...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Teenager Whitney Osuigwe clinched her spot in the 2019 Australian Open main draw, winning the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Australian Open Wild Card Challenge, the USTA announced on Monday. The challenge lasted for four weeks and included a number of different USTA Pro Circuit...Read more