| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas will go head-to-head on the tennis court for the 13 th time, this time with the Australian Open championship on the line. “I respect him a lot,” Djokovic said about Tsitsipas. “He has improved over the years. I actually think he is one of the most...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two of the biggest hitters on the WTA Tour will square off inside Rod Laver Arena on Saturday with the Australian Open championship on the line. Elena Rybakina will seek her second major title while Aryna Sabalenka is aiming to win the maiden major of her career, as each won their respective...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a battle of two young Americans, Tommy Paul secured his spot in the Australian Open semifinals as he defeated Ben Shelton 7-6(6), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 inside Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday. “Making it to the second week of a Slam, that’s everyone’s dream when they start playing tennis” said Paul. “So I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jessica Pegula is the highest remaining seed left in the Australian Open women’s singles draw, and the event’s lone American woman still alive in the tournament. Pegula reached her fifth major quarterfinal of her career on Sunday after defeating 20 th seed Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic 7...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The American train continues to roll in Australia as Sebastian Korda ousted last year’s runner-up Daniil Medvedev 7-6(7), 6-3, 7-6(4) in stunning fashion on Friday. “It was an unbelievable match,” said Korda. “I kind of knew what I had to do. I stuck with it even when I was going up and down with...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the early morning hours in Melbourne, Australia, Andy Murray delivered an inexplicable comeback over Thanasi Kokkinakis to reach the third round of the Australian Open. Murray notched his record 11 th comeback from two-sets-to-love-down as he advanced with a 4-6, 6-7(4), 7-6(5), 6-2, 7-5 after...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mackenzie McDonald scored the biggest win of his career on Wednesday as the American ousted an injured Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in the second round of the Australian Open. "I'm really happy with how I started that match," McDonald said. "I thought I was playing really well, serving great,...Read more
  | By Press Release
Thirty-one Americans (17 women, 14 men) are set to compete in the singles main draws of the Australian Open next week in Melbourne, leading all nations in men's, women's and total main draw singles players. Play begins on Sunday night ET, with Coco Gauff, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe, Madison...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2023 tennis season begins where it always does, on the other side of the world in Australia. While it isn’t exactly the first tournament to be played this year, the 2023 Australian Open is the first pivotal event of the tennis calendar as the best players in the world will gather in Melbourne,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States won the first ever United Cup title on Sunday as the Americans clinched its victory over Team Italy in the first-ever year of the competition. The top-ranked American man, Taylor Fritz, sealed the deal for Team USA as he defeated Matteo Berrettini 7-6(4), 7-6(7) to give them an...Read more