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July 1, 2011
Serbian Novak Djokovic will take over the top spot in the ATP rankings on Monday as he defeated Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 en route to his first Wimbledon finals.
July 1, 2011
I wouldn’t go as far as calling myself a true “gamer,” but when it comes to sports video games, I am highly experienced, yet I have rarely played tennis games in the past few years, especially on next-generation consoles (Microsoft’s XBOX 360, PlayStation 3 or Nintendo’s Wii).
June 30, 2011
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic took the tennis world by surprise this morning as she powered her way into the 2011 Wimbledon Championship match beating fourth seed, Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
June 30, 2011
The Hamptons Tennis Classic will be held 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Sportime Amagansett, located at 320 Abrahams Path in East Hampton, N.Y.
June 30, 2011
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced that the popular “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will return for a second season. This year, Tennis Channel will first air each episode on Wednesday nights throughout the summer at 10:00 p.m., followed by repeats on MSG Plus every Saturday at noon.
June 29, 2011
The New York Sportimes of World TeamTennis have announced two changes to their 2011 summer schedule. First is a special guest appearance of tennis legend Chris Evert during the July 11 match at Sportime Stadium Randall's Island match versus the St. Louis Aces.
June 29, 2011
After today’s daring performance on the grass courts of SW19, Frenchman, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be known as the man who rocked the tennis world by defeating the king of grass and six-time Wimbledon champion, Roger Federer.
June 28, 2011
As Russian Maria Sharapova walked onto Centre Court at SW19 today, few would have expected her to dispatch of Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova in only one hour of play. However, the Russian brought with her the bombarding groundstrokes that led her to winning the Wimbledon title in 2004.
June 28, 2011
The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier has announced that world number nine Mardy Fish, number 10 Andy Roddick, and the world’s top-ranked doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan will represent the United States in the 2011 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal tie against Spain, July 8-10.
June 27, 2011
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and England's Andy Murray have both advanced at the All England Lawn and Tennis Center at Wimbledon 2011.
June 27, 2011
The spoiled child will always grow into the athlete who gives up and throws in the towel at the first sign of pressure or adversity.
June 27, 2011
Serena Williams’ hopes for a fairytale comeback at the 2011 Wimbledon were forced to an abrupt end as the ninth-seeded Frenchwoman, Marion Bartoli, took out the defending champion in two sets, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Bartoli was a finalist on the SW19 grass courts in 2007, but has had trouble matching that result ever since.
June 26, 2011
From June 20-24, HSBC presented Wimbledon 2011 at Rockefeller Plaza. Events included a hitting session with Monica Seles and Jim Courier, the chance to hit on Manhattan’s only grass tennis court, and the chance to play the Nintendo Wii tennis game, Grand Slam Tennis, on a giant screen.
June 24, 2011
If there were one player on the pro tour who cannot catch a break in life, that player would be Andy Roddick, no questions asked. In yet another Grand Slam disappointment, Roddick was upset by unseeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain in straight sets, 7-6(2), 7-6(2), 6-4.
June 24, 2011
The saying “anything is possible” comes to mind when thinking of the last two days on the SW19 grass courts at Wimbledon. Yesterday, the tennis world was shaken by a hurricane wild card, as Germany’s Sabine Lisicki knocked out 2011 French Open champion and number three seed, Na Li in a grueling three set encounter.
June 23, 2011
Even when you mention the game of tennis, the first names that come to mind are automatically Federer and Nadal. Novak Djokovic should now be one of those names that quickly come to mind, considering he is playing the best tennis on tour this year.
June 23, 2011
Italy’s Francesca Schiavone celebrated her 31st birthday in style on the grass courts of SW19 today by taking down Czech’s Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, 7-5, 6-3 to move into the third round of Wimbledon 2011.
June 23, 2011
While the Wimbledon takes place an ocean away in England, New York City has its own Wimbledon tournament that takes place only a river away.
June 22, 2011
Lauren Haukova of Elmsford, N.Y. (Girls 12) and Jessica Golovin from New York, N.Y. (Girls 14s) both won their sectional Nike Junior Tour Tournaments, the +L1 Eastern Sectional held at Mendham Racquet Club in Mendham, N.J.
June 22, 2011
If there was one word to describe the weather for the Wimbledon Championships, I think “frustrating” would be appropriate. Before play could even get underway on day three, we had to wait for the rain to pass.
June 22, 2011
On day three of Wimbledon 2011, the opening match on Centre Court was one for the books, as six- time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams faced 40- year old, Kimiko Date- Krumm, a former world number four player from Japan.
June 21, 2011
Winning a first round match on the grass courts of SW19 is not an unexpected feat for a high caliber player such as Serena Williams. However, coming off a year filled with life-threatening turmoil, the defending champion could not help but breakdown into sobs on Center Court, after she beat Aravane Rezai of France, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
June 21, 2011
Unfortunately, day one of the 125th Wimbledon Championships was shortened due to rain, forcing half of the scheduled day one matches to day two. The only men’s match that could finish after the rains had come was Andy Murray of Britian and Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain, playing under the roof on Centre Court.
June 21, 2011
The USTA has announced that it will host its annual open casting call on Tuesday, June 21 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City to select children to perform at the 2011 U.S. Open, Aug. 29–Sept. 11.