October 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray helped his chances of reaching the ATP Finals by picking up his 30th career title on Sunday. The resurgent scot knocked off fellow ATP Finals hopeful David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 to win the Erste Bank Open in a thrilling finish.

October 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams won the opening match of the 2014 WTA Finals on Monday, cruising past Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 for her 16th consecutive victory. The performance was a relief for the American who had withdrawn from her previous two tournaments with injuries.

October 17, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Nikolay Davydenko, who rose as high as number three in the world, has officially announced his retirement from the sport of tennis. The 33-year-old Russian confirmed his retirement as he stood on the sidelines of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

October 16, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal’s coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, has confirmed that the 28-year old Spaniard will not play in the ATP World Tour Finals next month. A report broke yesterday indicating there was a possibility that Nadal could miss the tournament because of his appendicitis, and Toni Nadal confirmed it Thursday.

October 16, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Canadian Milos Raonic was ousted in the second-round of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday, falling to Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. 

October 16, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing accusations of corruption following the revelation of Internet conversations that were printed in the Italian media on Wednesday.

October 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The new WTA rankings came out on Monday and, as has been the case, Serena Williams remained atop the Women’s Singles chart at number one. This will be the 210th week the American has been number one in the world, surpassing Martina Hingis’ for the fourth-most all time.

October 13, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer defeated Gilles Simon 7-6(6), 7-6(2) to capture the Shanghai Masters title on Sunday. The tournament in Shanghai was one of the few that Federer had yet to win in his career, and Sunday’s victory marks the 23rd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of his career.

October 10, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

While the Shanghai Rolex Masters has been a tournament full of upsets with a number of top seeds falling early, it will feature a semifinal match between two of the best players the sport has ever seen. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and third-seeded Roger Federer will face off in the semifinals on Saturday after both men rolled in their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday.

October 9, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

David Ferrer boosted his chances of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals by defeating fellow contender Andy Murray at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. The Spaniard came back to beat the Scot 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 to move into the Shanghai quarterfinals, and jump ahead of Murray in the Race to London standings.

October 9, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the launch of the Australian Open Wild Card Challenge. New for this year, the Wild Card Challenge will utilize the USTA Pro Circuit to award wild cards into the 2015 Australian Open.

October 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray was one of the few big names to move on in Shanghai Wednesday defeating Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz 7-5, 6-2 to push into the third-round of the Masters tournament.

October 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

A day after deciding to take antibiotics and play through a bout of appendicitis rather than opt for surgery, second-ranked Spaniard Rafael Nadal saw his Shangai Masters tournament run come to an end at the hands of his fellow countryman Feliciano Lopez of Spain.

October 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray was the lone seeded player not to lose at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday as the Scot defeated Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-1, 7-5.

October 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal says he will play in the Shanghai Masters this week, despite having appendicitis. After feeling pain in his abdomen late Saturday night, Nadal went to the doctor where they confirmed that he had the early stages of appendicitis.

October 7, 2014
By Brian Coleman

Legendary tennis instructor Vic Braden passed away Monday from a heart attack at the age of 85. Braden was famous for his “Laugh and Win” style of teaching which brought a number of people to pick up the game of tennis.

October 6, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic simply does not lose in Beijing. The top-ranked Serb won his fifth China Open title on Sunday, rolling past Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2 to capture the championship and improve to 24-0 in his career at the tournament.

October 6, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Kei Nishikori continued his excellent play on the Asian swing as he defeated fourth-seeded Milos Raonic 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4 to win the Japan Open on Sunday. The victory comes on the heels of his title at the Malaysian Open the week prior, and is his fourth title on the tour this season.

October 6, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Maria Sharapova won yet another three-set battle on Sunday, defeating the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to capture the China Open title. 

October 3, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will meet for the 23rd time when the two battle it out in the China Open semifinals on Saturday. Both players notched victories in their respective quarterfinal matches Friday to add one more chapter to the already stories rivalry between the Scot and the Serb.

October 3, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

A knee injury forced Serena Williams out of the China Open on Friday, just before she was set to take on Australia’s Samantha Stosur. The withdrawal sends Stosur into the semifinals as Serena has withdrawn for the second straight tournament after leaving Wuhan with a viral illness.

October 2, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep made her way into the China Open quarterfinals with a hard-fought 7-6(4), 5-7, 7-6(1) over Germany’s Andrea Petkovic. The second-seeded Romanian held a 4-0 advantage in the third-set and looked as if she was on her way to an easy victory. However, Petkovic fought her way back with a couple of break points to make things much more interesting.

October 2, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal is slowly working his way back into form in Beijing this week. The Spaniard is playing in his first tournament in 13 weeks as he prepares for the ATP World Tour Finals and finds himself in the China Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-4 victory over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk on Thursday.

October 2, 2014
By Brian Coleman

Entering Thursday, there were four spots still available in the WTA Finals in Singapore. Those spots have since been filled, as Eugenie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic all qualified for the WTA’s crown jewel event because of Angelque Kerber and Ekaterina Makarova’s early exits at the China Open.