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September 9, 2011
American tennis lives on at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as Andy Roddick, John Isner and Serena Williams have all taken steps closer to the 2011 U.S. Open championship. The American trio will play their upcoming matches over the course of today, leading into this weekend's semifinals and quarterfinals, and New York Tennis Magazine caught up with each as they moved down the path to potential U.S. Open glory.
September 9, 2011
Roger Federer, a five-time U.S. Open champion, has held off the 11th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straights sets Thursday, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. This quarterfinal match was rain delayed for one and a half hours after start time, with Federer still putting Tsonga off with a victory.
September 9, 2011
Day 12 of the 2011 U.S. Open kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center with some American men's singles action in Arthur Ashe Stadium beginning at noon EST.
September 9, 2011
Due to the schedule changes caused by the inclement weather this week at the 2011 U.S. Open, the USTA has released a revised schedule of matches to accommodate both ticket holders and the remaining matches at the events.
September 8, 2011
On March 5, 2012, the 2012 BNP Paribas Showdown will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, highlighted by two marquee exhibition matches.
September 8, 2011
Matches have resumed after rain had cancelled the last two days of play at the 2011 U.S. Open, with players having a lot to make up in very little time. As Jim Curley, director of the U.S. Open stated yesterday, "Right now, it’s our intention to finish the tournament on time..."
September 8, 2011
Rain yesterday at the 2011 U.S. Open again washed out action, creating some interesting scenarios for Thursday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as Day 11 action begins. All 20 players are still alive in the singles draws, particularly on the men’s side, where the four fourth-round matches will all hit the court at 11:00 a.m.
September 7, 2011
Jennifer Capriati, one of America's most dominant tennis players in the 1990s and early 2000s; Russia's first world number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Brazilian tennis superstar Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten have been nominated to receive the highest honor available in the sport of tennis, induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
September 7, 2011
Are we overloading our kids with too much sports-specific training at too young of an age? Why is a guy who is passionate about tennis and in the tennis business talking about cross-training? Because it’s summer! School is out and that means tennis camp for many.
September 7, 2011
Today could be a banner day at the 2011 U.S. Open for American players, as four are still in contention, including women's quarterfinalist Serena Williams, and three on the men's side seeking a trip to the quarterfinals, the unseeded Donald Young, the 28th-seeded John Isner and the number 21-seed, Andy Roddick.
September 6, 2011
Right before the Grateful Dead played “Johnny B. Goode,” guitarist Jerry Garcia used to announce, “This is the one that started it all off.” For tennis memoirs, the same can be said about A Handful of Summers by former South African tennis pro Gordon Forbes. A Handful of Summers is a coming of age story set against the cosmopolitan background of the pro tour in the 1950s while it was still segregated between amateurs and pros.
September 6, 2011
Mother Nature has been kind for eight days of the 2011 U.S. Open, but a steady rain and conditions expected to worsen as the day continues has forced the cancellation of all matches set for Tuesday, Sept. 5. With conditions forecasted to get worse throughout the day and no projected breaks in the rain, the USTA has canceled Tuesday's Day Session (Session #17), and the Tuesday Night Session (Session #18).
September 6, 2011
On the eve of the 2011 U.S. Open Women's Final, a who's who of the tennis industry will gather at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City to pay tribute to the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2011 Inductees Andre Agassi and Peachy Kellmeyer, to honor additional contributors to the sport, and to celebrate the great game of tennis.
September 6, 2011
In Monday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, a packed house in Louis Armstrong Stadium saw top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic survive an epic tie-breaker and advance in straight sets to the quarterfinals after defeating the number 22 seed, Ukranian Alexandr Dolgopolov, 7-6, 6-4, 6-2.
September 5, 2011
Action at the 2011 U.S. Open will be light on Tuesday, as the Round of 16 will be further reduced and the women's singles quarterfinals will take center stage at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The first women's quarterfinals match will feature the unseeded German Angelique Kerber take on the number 26 seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta at Louis Armstrong Stadium.
September 5, 2011
The Round of 16 has taken shape, and the second week of action at the 2011 U.S. Open gets underway Monday, Sept. 5 with a full slate of top-seeded stars still in contention. On the women's side of the draw, a marquee matchup in the afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will see the 28-seed, American Serena Williams, take on the number 16 seed, Serbian Ana Ivanovic.
September 5, 2011
In Sunday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, 22-year-old American Donald Young reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time, beating 24th-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela from Argentina in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. A full house at the Grandstand gave Young a standing ovation as he celebrated the victory, pumping his fist and grinning widely. Young had 46 winners to Chela’s 19.
September 4, 2011
Day Six of the 2011 U.S. Open featured a number of seeded players advancing to next week's Final Round of 16. Both the men's and women's top seeds advanced as Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Russian Nikolay Davydenko, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, and on the women's side, top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark defeated Vania King of the United States, 6-2, 6-4.
September 4, 2011
Saturday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center determined many of those who will head into next week's Final Round of 16, and in Sunday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, the remaining players on each side will be determined.
September 3, 2011
In Friday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, an all-American battle of native Nebraskans under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium closed out another great day of action, as 2003 U.S Open Champion Andy Roddick defeated 18-year-old Jack Sock, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.
September 3, 2011
Weekend action begins Saturday, Sept. 3rd at the 2011 U.S. Open and plenty of top seeds are sticking around this Labor Day weekend for their shot at the finals of the last Grand Slam of 2011 in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
September 2, 2011
Tennis Channel has announced that tennis icon John McEnroe will lend his analysis and commentary to the network's U.S. Open prime-time broadcast Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.
September 2, 2011
In Friday afternoon action at the 2011 U.S. Open, number three seeded Russian Maria Sharapova was upset by the number 26 seed, Flavia Pennetta of Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
September 2, 2011
In Day Four action at the 2011 U.S. Open, the top seeds on both the men's and women's sides of the draw played under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium and both advanced to the next round.