| By Press Release
Staked by singles victories from Tommy Paul and Taylor Fritz, the U.S. Davis Cup team defeated Kazakhstan today in Glasgow, 2-1, to move to 2-0 in Group Stage play and put itself one step closer to qualifying for the ultimate Davis Cup Final stage in Malaga, Spain. The Americans sit atop Group D...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last month, Serena Williams announced she would be stepping away from tennis, and on Thursday, another one of the sport’s all-time greats made a similar announcement. Roger Federer shared on social media that he plans to retire from professional tennis following next week’s Laver Cup in London,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
They say the stars shine bright in New York, and this weekend, two of tennis’ most exciting young stars lit up Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. 21-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland and 19-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz delivered dazzling performances...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The women’s singles final at the 2022 U.S. Open and it features two first-time New York finalists, as top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland will square off against fifth-seeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur. Swiatek defeated sixth-seeded Aryna Sabalenka in the second Night Session match on Thursday night,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time since 2006, there is an American man competing in the U.S. Open semifinals. Frances Tiafoe replaced Andy Roddick (the last American male to reach the semifinals in New York) as the answer to that trivia question after he defeated Russia’s Andrey Rublev 7-6(3), 7-6(0), 6-4 on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek secured her spot in the first U.S. Open semifinal of her career by battling past eighth-seeded American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 7-6(4) inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night. “I’m pretty proud of it because I feel like I’m playing better and better every match,” said...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in history, a Norwegian man is into the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Fifth-seeded Casper Ruud became the first from his nation to reach the final four in Queens after holding off a late surge from Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4) on Tuesday afternoon. “The first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Entering this year’s U.S. Open, Ons Jabeur had never made it out of the third round here in New York. But on Thursday she will play for a spot in the U.S. Open final after dismissing Ajla Tomljanovic 6-4, 7-6(4) in her quarterfinal match on Tuesday afternoon. “It’s never easy to play Ajla. I knew I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe took the court on Monday afternoon with one thought on his mind: win the tennis match. A seemingly fairly simple approach for a professional player, but with 22-time major champion Rafael Nadal standing on the other side of the net, this was no easy task. “I’m definitely a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Poland’s Iga Swiatek looked sharp on Thursday to secure her spot in the third round as she defeated former champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2. “I’m pretty happy that I was solid from the beginning till the end, because in Cincinnati I had some ups and downs in terms of focus,” said Swiatek. “Right...Read more