| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In one of the best matches you will ever see, South Africa’s Kevin Anderson outlasted American John Isner 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 7-6(9), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes to book his spot in the Wimbledon final. Heading into the semifinal, most people thought Isner and Anderson would play a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Empire begin its third season in World TeamTennis presented by GEICO as the franchise returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this summer, looking to build off a 2017 campaign which saw it come one match away from the finals. “There were so many close matches, we...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Beach Tennis (NYBT) Summer Series kicked off on Sunday, June 24 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury as guys and girls took to the club’s pristine sand courts to compete in the summer’s first tournament: The Battle on the Beach. As an internationally sanctioned tournament by the...Read more
  | By Seth Sarelson
--This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine-- I was first introduced to tennis at the age of seven at a local park on Long Island and quickly fell in love with the sport. I headed to my first U.S. Open shortly thereafter, somewhere around 1990. It became...Read more
In a rematch of the 2016 final, and that year’s Australian Open final, Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber will square off for the Wimbledon championship on Saturday after each won their respective semifinals on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of the 2016 final, and that year’s Australian Open final, Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber will square off for the Wimbledon championship on Saturday after each won their respective semifinals on Thursday. “Believe me, I know she wants to go out there and win. So do I,” Serena said...Read more
It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It’s been 12 years in the making, but American John Isner is into the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career after dispatching Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-7(5), 7-6(7), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday. In a matchup of two big-time servers, few were surprised that neither play...Read more
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a joint initiative between the USTA, ATP and WTA, the 2018 US Open will use a serve clock and a warm-up clock to try and increase the pace of play. The clocks were initially used in the Qualifying, Juniors and Wheelchair draws of last year’s US Open, as well as the American Collegiate...Read more
The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible comeback to stun Federer and reach the Wimbledon semifinals with a 2-6, 6
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Through two sets on Wednesday, it looked as if Roger Federer would be cruising into the Wimbledon semifinals. The top-seed and defending champion had yet to drop a set throughout the tournament. But Kevin Anderson must not have known. The eighth-seeded South African completed the incredible...Read more
The 12th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was ladies day at Wimbledon on Tuesday as the four semifinal spots were finalized, with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko leading the way. The 12 th seeded Latvian defeated Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-4 as she continued her streak of straight set wins at the All-England Club. Ostapenko...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second week of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships began on Monday as the quarterfinals of the women’s singles draw were finalized, led by seven-time champion Serena Williams and former finalist Angelique Kerber. The 11 th seeded German reached the final eight for the third straight major of 2018...Read more
American John Isner reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time as he defeated 31st seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 7-6(8), 7-6(4) in a fourth round showdown at the All-England Club on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American John Isner reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time as he defeated 31 st seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 7-6(8), 7-6(4) in a fourth round showdown at the All-England Club on Monday. “I’m very happy to be in the quarterfinals of a Slam. Not just Wimbledon,” said the ninth-...Read more
Kingsley scored one of his biggest wins at the 40th Torneo “Citta Di Santa Croce” in Santa Croce, Italy, winning the Grade 1 title with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 comeback win over Turkey’s Yanki Erel in the final.
  | By Brian Coleman
—This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine— At this time two years ago, Cannon Kingsley was just finishing up his freshman year at Northport High School and celebrating his Suffolk County Individual Championships Singles title. Fast-forward to 2018,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top seeds continued to fall at the All-England Club on Friday as the second round of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships began to come to a close. Early on, 10 th seeded American and last year’s U.S. Open runner-up Madison Keys bowed out to Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina in a see-saw match...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On this day 15 years ago, Roger Federer hoisted the Wimbledon trophy for the first time in his career; the first of what is now eight titles at the All-England Club. On Friday, the 36-year-old continued his quest for a ninth title as he defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to book his...Read more
Argentina’s Guido Pella ousted last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon with a comeback victory over third-seeded Marin Cilic on Thursday, finishing up a rain-interrupted match from the day before to advance with a 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-5 victory.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Argentina’s Guido Pella ousted last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon with a comeback victory over third-seeded Marin Cilic on Thursday, finishing up a rain-interrupted match from the day before to advance with a 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-5 victory. The match was resumed in the third set on Thursday...Read more