Rafael Nadal won his 11th career French Open title with a straight-sets win over Dominic Thiem on Sunday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a special weekend at Roland Garros in Paris, France as the 2018 French Open came to a close. Both the top seeds in the men’s singles and women’s singles draws, Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep, respectively, came out on top, but the two title winners arrived at the top of the winner’s podium in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open men’s singles final will pit 10-time champion Rafael Nadal against Austria’s Dominic Thiem, as the No. 1 and No. 7 seeds, respectively, powered their way through the semifinals on Friday. Thiem was up first, and ended the magical run of Italy’s Marco Cecchinato with a 7-5, 7-6(10),...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Top seeded Simona Halep advanced to the finals of the 2018 French Open Thursday, defeating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-1, 6-4. Coming into the semifinals matchup, Halep had dropped three of her four career meetings with Muguruza, but dispatched her foe with relative ease on Thursday in just 92 minutes. With...Read more
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday
Eric C. Peck
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday, picking up where he left off, advancing to the semis with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory in Paris. Nadal was...Read more
As the women’s side of the draw finished out their respective matches to determine the semifinalists at Roland Garros, both men’s quarterfinals matchups got underway, but were suspended and will resume Thursday due to rain
Eric C. Peck
As the women’s side of the draw finished out their respective matches to determine the semifinalists at Roland Garros , both men’s quarterfinals matchups got underway, but were suspended and will resume Thursday due to rain. Rafael Nadal was down one set to Diego Schwartzman, 4-6, 5-3, when play...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
As I sit at my local coffee hang-out minding my own business, invariably I hear someone say “Ask Barbara, she wrote the tennis rules app.” Three players then walk over to my table and tell me horror stories about a tennis rule violation. “This happened to me at Sectionals …” “You won’t believe what...Read more
Top-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals in Paris on Wednesday, coming back to defeat the number 12 seed, Angelique Kerber
Eric C. Peck
Top-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals in Paris on Wednesday, coming back to defeat the number 12 seed, Angelique Kerber, 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-2 in two hours and 14 minutes. Halep jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in just 13 minutes, but Kerber stormed back and took the first set 6-7(2). “After...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Oftentimes, the most difficult opponent to face during a tennis match can be yourself. Tennis is one of the most challenging sports from a mental and emotional standpoint as you are often out there on court all by yourself. Long Island Tennis Magazine discussed a number of common scenarios with...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of last year’s U.S. Open final, Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will square off in the French Open semifinals after each won their respective quarterfinal matches on Tuesday. Keys was the first of the two to advance as she beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-6(5), 6-4 in...Read more
Brian Coleman
When Patrick Maloney made the decision to play for Oyster Bay in his senior season, he did so with the goal of winning a Nassau County Championship and then a New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Championship. He accomplished the former a couple of weeks ago at...Read more
One of the hardest shots in the game to master is the serve. And one of the hardest serves to master is the Kick Serve. The Kick Serve is often tremendously difficult to learn for most players.
Chris Lewit
One of the hardest shots in the game to master is the serve. And one of the hardest serves to master is the Kick Serve. The Kick Serve is often tremendously difficult to learn for most players. I have many students coming to me from New York City and around the country who are struggling to build a...Read more
Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue
Eric C. Peck
Three-time champion Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open Monday prior to her match with Maria Sharapova, feeling the effects of a pectoral muscle issue. “I unfortunately have been having some issues with my pec muscle, and has unfortunately been getting worse to the point where right now I...Read more
Ten-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal continued his quest for an 11th title, advancing at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4) win over Maximilian Marterer
Eric C. Peck
Ten-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal continued his quest for an 11th title, advancing at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(4) win over Maximilian Marterer. With the win, the 900th of his career, Nadal moves into the quarterfinals to face the number 11 seed, Diego Schwartzman, who upset the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There is perhaps no player in the women’s singles draw of the French Open that has looked better than Caroline Wozniacki, and the No. 2 seed put that on display once again on Friday. Wozniacki won the first 11 games of her third round match against France’s Pauline Parmentier, and despite a late...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic looked sharp once again on Friday, booking his spot in the French Open fourth round with a 6-4, 6-7(8), 7-6(4), 6-2 victory over No. 13 seed Roberto Bautista-Agut. “It was a great fight, almost four hours. Bautista Agut, he’s not going to hand you the win. You have to deserve it,”...Read more