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September 12, 2011
American teenagers Melanie Oudin and Jack Sock won the 2011 U.S. Open Mixed-Doubles title Friday night, beating the eighth-seeded team Gisela Dulko and Eduardo Schwank of Argentina in a third set super-tiebreak, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-8 (tiebreak) in front of the crowd who remained after the Men's Quarterfinals were complete at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
September 12, 2011
The 2011 U.S. Open saw Samantha Stosur take the title as the women's singles champion. The 9th-seeded Stosur defeated the 28th-seeded and former number one Serena Williams in straight sets. The Australian native was the first Aussie to win a major tournament in 31-years. Here's what she had to say in a post-match interview.
September 12, 2011
In a post-match interview at the 2011 U.S. Open, 28th-seeded American Serena Williams elaborates on the women's final match on Sunday where she lost in straight sets to the ninth-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia. She speaks in regards to the questioned actions of the umpire along with her level of play during the match and over the past year ...
September 12, 2011
At the 2011 U.S. Open, First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the USTA for engaging millions of children in tennis, introducing tennis into thousands of elementary schools throughout the country, and building more than 2000 right-sized courts that provide a place for young people to play tennis.
September 12, 2011
Grace Min, a 17-year-old from Duluth, Ga., upset top-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 7-5, 7-6(3), to win the 2011 U.S. Open Junior Girls singles title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Garcia is currently ranked 138th in the WTA rankings while Min is ranked 550th.
September 12, 2011
Esther Vergeer, 30, of the Netherlands, won her 429th consecutive singles match today at the U.S. Open, defeating fellow Netherlands native Aniek Van Koot, 6-2, 6-1. Vergeer has become one of the most successful wheelchair tennis players in history, first hitting world No. 1 in 1999.
September 12, 2011
It all comes down to today, the final day of the 2011 U.S. Open and the Men's Singles Finals match between the top two seeded players, top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic and second-seeded Rafael Nadal from Spain. Things get underway at 4:00 p.m. EST at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
September 11, 2011
Australian Samantha Stosur, the number nine-seed at the 2011 U.S. Open, saved her best for last as she upset 28th-seeded American Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in a surprisingly lopsided win to earn the 2011 U.S. Open Championship. The title is Stosur's first-ever Grand Slam title.
September 10, 2011
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic from Serbia rallied from two sets down and saved two match points to beat five-time U.S. Open champion, Roger Federer of Switzerland, 6-7 (7-9), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5, to reach the 2011 U.S. Open Finals.
September 9, 2011
Saturday, Sept. 10 is Day 13 of the U.S. Open, and while there may be no guarantees in life, the only guarantee about the day is that the elite of the elite in the sport of tennis will be showcased in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
September 9, 2011
American John Isner's run at the 2011 U.S. Open came to an end on Friday afternoon, falling to the number four-seed, Andy Murray from Great Britain, in a four-set match, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7.
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.