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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.
August 2, 2011
The world’s top tennis players and chefs will serve-up a kickoff to the U.S. Open on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at the W New York in midtown Manhattan at the 12th Annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event, to benefit the New York Junior Tennis League.
August 1, 2011
It’s understandable if you’ve never heard of Latvian Ernests Gulbis before.
August 1, 2011
If you watched this week’s Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., you would have never guessed that Serena Williams had been out of the game for nearly one full year. Yesterday, Serena took care of business in decisive fashion against France’s Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-1 to earn her first title since the 2010 Wimbledon Championships.
August 1, 2011
This summer, Long Island Tennis Magazine is sponsoring a series of Beach Tennis USA tournaments, the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge, in Long Beach, N.Y. at the Allegria Hotel. With three highly successful challenges already having taken place, this weekend's fourth leg is set for Aug. 6-7 and is a can't miss event.
August 1, 2011
On the evening of June 9, the staff at John McEnroe Tennis Academy hosted their first annual end-of-season tennis party at the Sportime Randall’s Island. Amidst some fun-filled tennis activities and pizza eating, players were treated to a Q&A session with John McEnroe, followed by a special preview screening of the new HBO documentary, “McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice,” which premiered June 11.
August 1, 2011
The New York Sportimes completed another successful season of World TeamTennis (WTT) action this summer. Home matches were played at both Sportime Stadium at Randall’s Island (five matches) and the SEFCU Arena in Albany, N.Y. (two matches).
July 30, 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.
July 29, 2011
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Robert Kendrick has been found to have committed a doping violation under Article C.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Program (presence of a prohibited substance in player’s sample) and has been suspended from participation for one year
July 29, 2011
Junior tennis players from across USTA Eastern got a chance to improve their games and learn about careers in professional tennis this week, as they received coaching from four former professional tennis players–Katrina Adams, Leslie Allen, Rodney Harmon and Ann Koger–at the section’s 13th Annual Camp A.C.E.
July 29, 2011
American Andy Roddick has announced his withdrawal from the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., set for July 30-Aug. 7 at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, due to a partially-torn abdominal muscle on his right side.
July 29, 2011
In Thursday action at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., American Serena Williams was able to knock off Maria Kirilenko of Russia in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.
July 28, 2011
Platelet Rich Plasma, or “PRP,” is one of a growing number of therapies which enhances the body’s ability to heal itself. During a PRP procedure, a certified physician extracts one to two ounces of blood from the vein, and uses a centrifuge to separate out the platelets.
July 28, 2011
Yesterday evening under the lights of the L.A. Tennis Center, fans were treated to the most anticipated matchup of the draw, a second round clash between number two seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and James Blake of the United States at the Farmers Classic.
July 28, 2011
Maria Sharapova continues to roll this summer with her consistent play, which was on display yesterday when she defeated Daniela Hantuchova in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 at the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on the campus of Stanford University.
July 28, 2011
The USTA has announced that reigning U.S. Open Champions Rafael Nadal and Kim Clijsters, world number one ranked Novak Djokovic, former U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick and the 2010 U.S. Open Wheelchair Champion David Wagner will team up with actor Bradley Cooper, New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony, and pop star Cody Simpson at the 16th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day ...