Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday, claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday , claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London. “It’s been a rollercoaster,” Tsitsipas said. “Holding this trophy right now feels amazing…This tournament has...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan announced on Wednesday that 2020 will be their final year on tour, and the 2020 US Open will be their last tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The most successful doubles team in tennis history will compete in their final season on tour in 2020, as Bob and Mike Bryan announced their impending retirement on Tennis Channel on Wednesday evening. “We wanted to see if we wanted to keep going and we’ve decided that 2020, at the [US] Open, we’re...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became tennis' new star with her run to the US Open title.
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The kid is alright... On a late-summer Saturday afternoon in Flushing Meadows, Bianca Andreescu became the first player born this century to win a Grand Slam as...Read more
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty concluded a fantastic 2019 campaign by capturing the title at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China over the weekend, beating defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty concluded a fantastic 2019 campaign by capturing the title at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China over the weekend, beating defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match. Competing in the year-end event for the first time, Barty becomes the first...Read more
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China. Svitolina, the eighth-seed and defending champion , entered her match on Wednesday having lost the prior two matches to Halep...Read more
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open, American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open , American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title. The 15-year-old Delray Beach, Fla. native captured the Upper Austria Ladies Linz title, holding on to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday. “I’m...Read more
Andy Murray lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in Shanghai on Tuesday, but said he continues to make progress in his comeback.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is climbing his way back into form, and that continued in Shanghai this week. Murray battled against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday , and the two were involved in a back-and-forth dialogue after Fognini appeared to shout as...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the China Open semifinals on Friday with a comeback win over Bianca Andreescu.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinals for the China Open, on both the men’s and women’s side, are finalized after exciting quarterfinal action in Beijing on Friday. The top match of the day was the showdown between two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and US Open champion Bianca Andreescu . The match was preceded by...Read more
Bianca Andreescu extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has known nothing but winning over the last several months on tour, and the Canadian teenager extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open. Andreescu won 6-1, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s quarterfinals, her...Read more
Kim Clijsters playing at the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nearly a decade after playing her last match, Belgium’s Kim Clijsters announced on Thursday that she will be making a comeback to the WTA Tour in 2020. “I don’t really feel like I want to prove something,” Clijsters told the WTA Insider Podcast. “I think for me it’s the challenge.” Clijsters last...Read more