| By Press Release
The USTA today announced that the prize money for the 2018 US Open will be at a record high of $53 million, maintaining the US Open as the richest purse in tennis history. Prize money at the US Open has increased by 57% since 2013. 2018 marks the 45th Anniversary of equal prize money which was the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For Novak Djokovic, it was his fourth. For Angelique Kerber, her first. The two players stood atop the tennis mountain this weekend after each hoisted the Wimbledon trophies after a long fortnight in London. Kerber was first up and faced a familiar-foe in her final on Saturday: Serena Williams. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In one of the best matches you will ever see, South Africa’s Kevin Anderson outlasted American John Isner 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 7-6(9), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes to book his spot in the Wimbledon final. Heading into the semifinal, most people thought Isner and Anderson would play a...Read more
  | By Seth Sarelson
--This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine-- I was first introduced to tennis at the age of seven at a local park on Long Island and quickly fell in love with the sport. I headed to my first U.S. Open shortly thereafter, somewhere around 1990. It became...Read more
In a rematch of the 2016 final, and that year’s Australian Open final, Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber will square off for the Wimbledon championship on Saturday after each won their respective semifinals on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of the 2016 final, and that year’s Australian Open final, Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber will square off for the Wimbledon championship on Saturday after each won their respective semifinals on Thursday. “Believe me, I know she wants to go out there and win. So do I,” Serena said...Read more
It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday. In a matchup of two big-time servers, few were surprised that neither play...Read more
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play. The clocks were initially used in the Qualifying, Juniors and Wheelchair draws of last year’s US Open, as well as the American Collegiate...Read more
The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible comeback to stun Federer and reach the Wimbledon semifinals with a 2-6, 6
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Through two sets on Wednesday, it looked as if Roger Federer would be cruising into the Wimbledon semifinals. The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible...Read more
The 12th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was ladies day at Wimbledon on Tuesday as the four semifinal spots were finalized, with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko leading the way. The 12 th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club. Ostapenko...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second week of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships began on Monday as the quarterfinals of the women’s singles draw were finalized, led by seven-time champion Serena Williams and former finalist Angelique Kerber. The 11 th seeded German reached the final eight for the third straight major of 2018...Read more