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November 24, 2014

Tennis is an old game, not the oldest of games, but certainly an old one. Part of what gives tennis an even older feel is the fact that it has been so resistant to change, but whether welcome or not, technology has played a large part in the changes in the sport of tennis over the years.

November 21, 2014

With France’s back against the wall already down 1-0, Gael Monfils delivered a fantastic performance against the world’s second ranked player on Friday, as Monfils routed Switzerland’s Roger Federer 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in the second singles match of the Davis Cup Final to even the final at 1-1.

November 21, 2014

In what comes as no surprise to many, American Serena Williams won the WTA Player of the Year Award, the WTA announced on Friday.

November 21, 2014

Stan Wawrinka bounced back from a heartbreaking loss in the ATP World Tour semifinals to compatriot Roger Federer last week by trouncing France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to put Switzerland up 1-0 in the Davis Cup Final

November 20, 2014

The Davis Cup Final is set to begin on Friday from Lille, France and carries with it a number of intriguing storylines. The Swiss are seeking its first ever Davis Cup title, while the French are looking to capture their 10th title overall and first since 2001.

November 20, 2014

AYS hosted its 15th Annual Taste of Tennis Gala, once again putting together a one-of-a-kind event which featured food prepared by some of the top culinary minds in New York City. Partnered with New York Tennis Magazine, the event’s Official Media Sponsor, AYS combined some of tennis’ biggest stars with some of the city’s best chefs for a night of food, cocktails and live music.

November 19, 2014

You’re on the court, playing against a similarly skilled opponent. Suddenly, a gust of wind blows your return shot out of bounds. Now you’re behind in the match. The weather continues to be problematic all match long, making you more and more frustrated.

November 19, 2014

Rafael Nadal, who has missed the better portion of the last quarter of 2014, said on Tuesday that he will back on the court competing at the first tournament in January.

November 18, 2014

In 2013, Canadian Eugenie Bouchard broke on to the world tennis scene, reaching her first career WTA final and earning the WTA Newcomer of the Year award. She followed that up with a spectacular 2014 campaign, and on Tuesday she took home the WTA Most Improved Player Award.

November 18, 2014

The USTA Nominating Committee has announced the nomination of Katrina M. Adams as USTA chairman of the board, CEO and president to serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Adams has served on the USTA Board of Directors for 10 years and is currently completing a two-year term as first vice president.

November 18, 2014

I see so many talented players play like pros on the practice courts and fall apart during matches. It doesn't matter what level of play, I find the transition from practice to match player sometimes is the toughest hurdle to overcome

November 17, 2014

The top-seeded American pair of Bob & Mike Bryan captured their fourth ATP World Tour Finals trophy on Sunday, coming back from a set down to defeat the seventh seeds Ivan Dodig & Marcelo Melo 6-7(5), 6-2, 10-7 at The 02 Arena in London.

November 17, 2014

Roger Federer was forced to withdraw from the ATP Finals championship match on Sunday with a back injury that he sustained while playing fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka in the semifinals. Now, with the Davis Cup final between Switzerland and France set to be played this weekend, the health of Switzerland’s top player is in question.

November 17, 2014

A day after saving four match points in the best match of the ATP World Tour this year, Switzerland’s Roger Federer disappointedly withdrew from the championship match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday in London with a back injury. 

November 17, 2014

Dozens of New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) kids arrived at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center recently to watch the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by Columbia University. 

November 14, 2014

The New York metro tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, New York Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches.

November 14, 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic will maintain his status atop the ATP Men’s Singles Rankings until at least the end of 2014 as the Serb routed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-2 at the ATP Finals on Friday. The win moves Djokovic into the semifinals, and clinches the year-end number one ranking for the third time in his career.

November 14, 2014

Roger Federer had already qualified for the semifinals of the ATP Finals when he took to the court to play Andy Murray on Friday. Murray, on the other hand, needed to beat Federer in straight sets to advance into the semifinals.

November 13, 2014

Romanian Davis Cup heroes Ion Tiriac and Ilie Nastase ruled the tennis world, reaching the finals in 1969, 1971 and 1972. What does that have to do with the best doubles tandem to ever step onto a tennis court?

November 13, 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic put together one of his best performances of the season on Wednesday, rolling past Australian Open champion and third-seeded Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 6-0 in a second round-robin match at the ATP Finals in London.

November 13, 2014

While the top men’s tennis players battle it out in the ATP Finals this week, two-time runner up Rafael Nadal will be receving stem cell treatment on his back.

November 13, 2014

Kei Nishikori found himself playing a different opponent than he expected when he got up this morning, as Spaniard David Ferrer was called in to replace Canadian Milos Raonic who withdrew with a slight tear in his quad. The 24-year-old Nishikori outlasted Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the first three-set match on the singles side all tournament.

November 12, 2014

Tomas Berdych responded from an embarrassing defeat to Stan Wawrinka on Monday by routing U..S Open champion Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1 to stay alive at the ATP Finals in London.

November 12, 2014

The Bryan Brothers stayed in the running for a semifinal spot at the ATP World Tour finals, coming back to defeat Jean-Julien Rojer & Horia Tecau 6-7(4), 6-3, 10-6 on Wednesday.