| By Brian Coleman
As he watched his backhand slice drop onto the court inside Hard Rock Stadium and inside the line, Carlos Alcaraz fell to his back and put his hands on his head. After shaking hands with Casper Ruud, his defeated opponent, the Spanish teenager climbed into the stands and hugged members of his...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Mutua Madrid Open wrapped up this weekend, with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur claiming the Women’s Singles title on Saturday, and Spain’s own Carlos Alcaraz winning the Men’s Singles title on Sunday. Alcaraz continued his spectacular 2022 season with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over third-ranked Alexander Zverev...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former World No. 5 Kevin Anderson announced his retirement from professional tennis on Tuesday. In a multi-part post to Twitter , Anderson said: “Today I finally arrived at the difficult decision to retire from professional tennis. There are so many people who helped me along the way, and believed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A star-studded weekend of tennis took place across the globe, as Poland’s Iga Swiatek continued her dominance on the WTA Tour, while Carlos Alcaraz captured his third title of the season with a win in Barcelona, and Russia’s Andrey Rublev stunned Novak Djokovic in Belgrade. Swiatek won her 23 rd...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, the All England Club confirmed a report that it would now be allowing players from Russia and Belarus to participate in the 2022 Wimbledon Championships due to their nation’s involvement in the invasion of Ukraine. The All England Club released a statement that read: “Given the...Read more
Iga Swiatek won the Miami Open to win her third straight title, and is now ranked No. 1 in the world.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A star-studded two weeks in Miami came to a close this weekend, as Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz and Poland’s Iga Swiatek claimed the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles titles at the Miami Open, respectively. Swiatek completed the Sunshine Double on Saturday, winning titles at both Indian Wells and Miami,...Read more
Top-ranked Ash Barty announced her retirement from professional tennis.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a stunning announcement on Tuesday evening, recent Australian Open champion Ashleigh Barty revealed that she is retiring from professional tennis. Barty sat down for an interview with longtime friend and fellow professional tennis player Casey Dellacqua which she posted to her Instagram account...Read more
Elina Svitolina is one of the Ukrainian players who will arrive in the United States for the BJK Cup next week.
  | By Press Release
The USTA and the U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will welcome Team Ukraine to Asheville, N.C., and the Harrah’s Cherokee Center - Asheville for a Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying tie April 15-16, 2022. The USTA will donate 10 percent of the ticket revenue from the event to the Ukraine...Read more
Iga Swiatek won the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Sunday, and moves up to No. 2 in the world rankings.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open came to a close on Sunday after an exciting two weeks of tennis out in the California desert, as Poland’s Iga Swiatek captured the women’s singles title, which was followed by American Taylor Fritz winning the men’s singles event and winning the biggest title of his career...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beginning with this spring’s French Open, all four major tournaments will use a 10-point tiebreak when the final set score reaches 6-6. The Grand Slam Board, which consists of members from all four tournaments, consulted with the ITF’s rules committee to adopt the new rule. “The Grand Slam Board’s...Read more