Brian Coleman
When she was eight-years-old, Sabrina Xiong decided to go with her older sister to the Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Xiong, like any little sister, just went because her older sibling was going. But while there, a young Xiong developed a love for tennis...Read more
Andrew Eichenholz
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court, but...Read more
Brian Coleman
In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun. No Frenchman has won the crown on their home soil in the 32...Read more
Brian Coleman
Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name. Ivanovic had already reached two Grand Slam finals, the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open, but had yet to be crowned a champion at one of...Read more
Brian Coleman
The Public School Athletic League (PSAL) held its individual tournament for both boys and girls at Queens College, with high school tennis players from New York City competing for a chance to participate in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) championships. The...Read more
Brian Coleman
New York City Boys High School Preview The Beacon Blue Demons have dominated the boys landscape in New York City’s “A” Division the last couple of years, and will look to repeat as city champions again this season. Last season, the Blue Demons upended Cardozo in the NYC Championship 5-0. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
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Brian Coleman
Grigor Dimitrov brings his talents to New York City in early March for the BNP Paribas Showdown, when he takes on Roger Federer in an exhibition match. The 23-year-old Bulgarian has made quite a name for himself in his short years on the ATP Tour and 2015 could be a breakout season for the rising...Read more
Emilie Katz
2014 Grand Slam Champions Australian Open ► Men’s Singles: Stanislas Warwinka defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 (winners’ prize money: $2,395,000) ► Men's Doubles: Robert Lindstedt & Lukasz Kubot defeated Eric Butorac & Raven Klaasen 6-3, 6-3 (winners’ prize money: $470,000) ► Women'...Read more