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August 12, 2011
Anyone remember the last time Roger Federer played a tournament before the current Rogers Cup event in Montreal? If you guessed Wimbledon, then you’re right. Anyone remember who Federer’s last loss was against in the tournament? If you guessed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, then give yourself a pat on the back ...
August 11, 2011
Now this is just getting a little weird. First the men’s side loses Andy Murray to which the women’s side loses Kim Clijsters. Yesterday, the men’s side lost Rafael Nadal, and that was followed up by the women losing Caroline Wozniacki.
August 11, 2011
There’s some kind of déjà vu feeling in the air as I remember writing an article recapping Andy Murray’s embarrassing opening round exit in Montreal to Kevin Anderson of South Africa. That story doesn’t even compare to Rafael Nadal losing 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) in his opening round match to Ivan Dodig of Croatia at the 2011 Rogers Cup in Montreal.
August 11, 2011
Tennis Channel will explore five alternative tennis histories in the upcoming edition of countdown series, "Best of 5."
August 10, 2011
New York City tennis players are lucky. They have access to one of the few public red clay tennis facilities in the United States thanks to the Riverside Clay Tennis Association (RCTA) which maintains and manages 10 beautiful red clay courts along the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Riverside Park near 96th Street.
August 10, 2011
Just like the men in Montreal, the women have just gotten underway with the Rogers Cup which is taking place in Toronto, Canada.
August 10, 2011
The first big summer tournament kicked off this past Monday in Montreal, Canada with the ATP 1000 Series Rogers Cup. All of the top tier players, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, etc. would be playing in their first major tournament since Wimbledon.
August 9, 2011
The Mixed-Doubles Regional Playoffs were held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center May 14-15. For the first time, we had teams representing the Bronx.
August 9, 2011
The ITF Beach Tennis Tour has tournaments year-round all over the world. In the last two years, since the ITF's partnership with BTUSA, the best American players in the country have tried to make their move up the rankings.
August 9, 2011
The following is an excerpt from a recent Olympus U.S. Open Series conference call with world's number one ranked women's tennis player Caroline Wozniacki that New York Tennis Magazine participated in ...
August 8, 2011
In addition to being the number one-ranked player in the United States, Mardy Fish is currently number one in the Olympus U.S. Open Series Bonus Challenge men's standings, having reached the finals of the first two events: Winning in Atlanta and with a runner-up finish Sunday in Los Angeles ...
August 8, 2011
Venus Williams has announced that she will be withdrawing from the Masters Series tournament in Toronto, Canada due to an illness.
August 8, 2011
This weekend at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, D.C. we saw the unexpected happen. By that, I mean unseeded Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic capturing the title, as he faced the number one seed, Gael Monfils of France, who was obviously favored going into the match.
August 5, 2011
Growing up in a tennis family, Freddi Ford undoubtedly always enjoyed tennis and attending the U.S. Open. Freddi’s father played for Yale and was a competitive club player, her mom played a few times a week, and both her brother and sister were college tennis players.
August 5, 2011
This is the inaugural printing of New York Tennis Magazine and I send a hearty greeting to all of New York City. It is an exciting time in the tennis industry, and I welcome all who are reading this message to get out and play the great game of tennis.
August 5, 2011
The 11th-seeded American John Isner got past his doubles partner and fellow American James Blake, 7-6 (0), 1-6, 7-6 (4) in Washington, D.C. in Thursday action at the Legg Mason Classic
August 4, 2011
With the 2011 U.S. Open looming in our midst within the next two months, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center recently welcomed more than 500 entrants for the 2011 U.S. Open Ballperson Tryouts. In 2010, nearly 450 tried out to make the cut of approximately 100 chosen few to serve as ballpersons at the 2010 U.S. Open.
August 4, 2011
The USTA has announced that defending champion Jack Sock of Lincoln, Neb., and reigning Orange Bowl champion Lauren Davis of Gates Mills, Ohio, will be the top seeds at the 2011 USTA Boys’ and Girls’ 18s National Championships.
August 4, 2011
Yesterday at the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., we saw a bulk of matches held up due to rain delays. Despite the delays, play was eventually resumed in each of the scheduled matches of the day. First was the number four seed Jurgen Melzer of Austria going up against young American Donald Young in a battle of the lefties.
August 3, 2011
The following is an excerpt from today's Olympus U.S. Open Series conference call with Roger Federer that New York Tennis Magazine participated in featuring Roger Federer of Switzerland, currently ranked number three in the world.
August 3, 2011
It feels weird to be talking about Serena Williams cracking the top 100 in the rankings. That is, however, one of the big stories in the tennis world.
August 3, 2011
When looking at the draw for the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., I looked for the possible showdowns that had potential to have a high level of shot-making and intensity.
August 2, 2011
After falling to Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in three sets in the finals of the Farmers Classic on Sunday, American Mardy Fish decided to withdraw from the Legg Mason Classic this week in Washington, D.C. citing a bruised right heel that flared up during his match with Gulbis.
August 2, 2011
The USTA has announced the field for the 2011 U.S. Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its sixth year, will be held Sept. 8-11, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.