Rafael Nadal captured the 19th Grand Slam title of his career at the 2019 US Open.
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 For much of the 2019 tennis season, and for the last few years now, the primary conversation, or debate, on the men’s side of the game has been over who the...Read more
Ashleigh Barty won her first career major title after a dominant two-week run at the French Open.
New York 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.
New York 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.
New York 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.
New York 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.
New York 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.
New York 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.
New York 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
Magda Linette won her first career WTA title at the 2019 Bronx Open.
Robbie Werdiger
World-class tennis has returned to the Bronx for free! Many of the top-ranked WTA players competed in mid-August at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning. Fans and players enjoyed a luxurious experience inside Cary Leeds’ 12,000 square foot, 26.5 million dollar state of the art facility,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 US Open has come to a close after a thrilling three-week run at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The event was the most popular one yet as it set an all-time attendance record. The USTA announced that 737,872 fans came out to the US Open during the...Read more