Tennis star Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from the sport on Wednesday, writing a heartfelt essay for Vogue and Vanity Fair.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis star Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from the sport on Wednesday, writing a heartfelt essay for Vogue and Vanity Fair . “How do you leave behind the only life you’ve ever known?” the essay begins. “How do you walk away from the court you’ve trained on since you were a little girl,...Read more
American Reilly Opelka won two matches on Sunday and won the second tour-level title of his career, capturing the Delray Beach Open title with a 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-2 win over Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Reilly Opelka won two matches on Sunday and won the second tour-level title of his career, capturing the Delray Beach Open title with a 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-2 win over Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka. “I’m just really proud of the way I fought in the third set,” said Opelka. “I got an early break and...Read more
Kyle Edmund defeated Andreas Seppi to win the 2020 New York Open title on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It started at the New York Tennis Expo and finished on center court at trophy presentation, and Kyle Edmund will always remember his week on Long Island. The 62nd ranked man from Great Britain captured the New York Open singles title inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum,...Read more
The British-Pakistani pairing of Dominic Inglot and Aisam-Ul-Haq Quereshi captured the New York Open doubles title on Sunday afternoon, downing the American duo of Reilly Opelka and Steve Johnson 7-6(5), 7-6(6).
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The British-Pakistani pairing of Dominic Inglot and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi captured the New York Open doubles title on Sunday afternoon, downing the American duo of Reilly Opelka and Steve Johnson 7-6(5), 7-6(6) inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. “I think it was, in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After needing more than 10 minutes to hold serve in the match’s opening game, defending New York Open champion Reilly Opelka found his rhythm on serve the rest of the way to defeat Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-4, 6-4 and reach the quarterfinals. “I thought I was pretty clean, I thought I was pretty...Read more
Soonwoo Kwon upset second-seed Milos Raonic to reach the New York Open quarterfinals on Wednesday night, holding off the Canadian 7-6(4), 6-7(4), 6-4 to notch the biggest win of his career.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Soonwoo Kwon upset second-seed Milos Raonic to reach the New York Open quarterfinals on Wednesday night, holding off the Canadian 7-6(4), 6-7(4), 6-4 to notch the biggest win of his career. “I know I have a good forehand to attack,” Kwon said of his strengths that allowed him to outlast Raonic. “...Read more
Jason Jung ousted former champion Kevin Anderson on Tuesday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Open first round came to a close on Tuesday night at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, leaving just 16 players remaining in the singles draw. The biggest upset on Tuesday came from qualifier Jason Jung, who ousted former champion Kevin Anderson 7-6(6), 6-4 in...Read more
Steve Johnson came back from a set down to beat Tennys Sandgren in the opening round of the New York Open on Monday night.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Steve Johnson recorded his first ATP Tour level victory of 2020 on Monday night, downing compatriot Tennys Sandgren 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) in the opening round of the New York Open . A win’s a win and you take them when you get them and hopefully you string a bunch in a row,” said Johnson. “...Read more
Noah Rubin will return to Long Island to compete in the New York Open qualifying on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Noah Rubin will compete in next week’s New York Open after the Long Island native earned a wild card into the tournament’s qualifying draw. By way of the wild card, Rubin will play his opening round qualifying match on Sunday, Feb. 9 during the New York Tennis Expo. Attendance at the qualifying...Read more
Milos Raonic will be one of the featured players at next week's New York Open.
  | By Brian Coleman
No place on earth possesses a bigger stage than New York, so it’s only fitting that some of tennis’ biggest (literally) stars will be on Long Island competing in the New York Open. The third year of the New York Open will begin on Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans...Read more