| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has announced that it will allow spectators, about 20,000 people per day, at this year’s French Open . “The number of spectators allowed inside the stadium will be 50 percent to 60 percent of its usual capacity, allowing us to ensure the barrier measures are...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After strong backlash from players and fans alike, the US Open has announced it will host wheelchair events this summer. A majority of players on tour voted to have the event, and it will be played from September 10-13. The top-ranked player in the world, Australia’s Dylan Alcott, was very vocal...Read more
World number one Novak Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he, along with his wife, Jelena, have tested positive for the coronavirus, a couple of days after positive test results from Borna Coric and Grigor Dimitrov following the Adria Tour.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Novak Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he, along with his wife, Jelena, have tested positive for the coronavirus, a couple of days after positive test results from Borna Coric and Grigor Dimitrov following the Adria Tour. The tour was organized by Djokovic, and did not adhere to...Read more
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media. Dimitrov was the first to reveal his diagnosis, writing in a post on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the concerns around the 2020 US Open would be the potential lack of star power that would travel to New York, but those doubts have been eased a bit this week. During the US Open’s official press conference on Tuesday, Serena Williams joined in with a video message to announce her excitement...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave permission for the USTA to host this year’s US Open, with the tournament scheduled to begin on time on August 31. “The US Open will be held in Queens, NY, without fans from August 31 to September 13,” Cuomo said in a tweet from his official Governor...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP and WTA Tours released updated calendars for the rest of the year, with the ATP Tours returning to action on Friday, August 13 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., while the WTA Tour will resume at the Palermo Ladies Open on Monday, August 3. “Our objective has been to reschedule as many...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On the heels of the US Open’s confirmation, the French Tennis Federation announced on Wednesday that it has confirmed dates for the 2020 French Open . “Following discussions with the international tennis authorities—the ATP, WTA and ITF—the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
The time is past due for dramatic changes to be implemented into professional tennis. In the United States, as well as many other major countries, the youth tend not to gravitate towards tennis and are instead attracted by the aura of football, basketball, and baseball. It is no mystery why the NFL...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will miss the rest of the 2020 season in order to prepare himself for 2021. The 20-time major champion made the announcement via a post on social media. “A few weeks ago, having experienced a setback during my initial rehabilitation, I had to have an...Read more