September 21, 2016
By Dr. Tom Ferraro

As I write this column the 2016 Summer Olympics are mere days away and it appears that most of the major tennis stars are headed for Rio. Unlike golf where three of the sport’s major superstars, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Jordon Spieth, have opted not to play, it seems that tennis pros have a more nationalistic heart and want to represent their nation on the world’s grandest stage.

September 19, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Christina McHale won the first WTA singles title of her career on Sunday, coming back from a set down to beat Katerina Siniakova 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the Japan Women’s Open Tennis title.

September 15, 2016
By Emilie Katz

Ahead of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, world number one Novak Djokovic tried his skills on a different surface, picking up a hockey stick and joining the annual exhibition ball hockey game with National Hockey League players Tyler Seguin and Jason Spezza of the Dallas Stars and Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid.

September 14, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American teenager and U.S. Open sensation CiCi Bellis announced on Tuesday that she will be turning pro and has signed with IMG.

September 11, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Stan Wawrinka captured the 2016 U.S. Open championship Sunday night, with a 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 win over the top-seeded Novak Djokovic. In the near four-hour match, is a perfect 3-0 now in Grand Slam finals, having taken the Men’s Singles title at both the 2015 French Open, defeating Djokovic, and 2014 Aussie Open, defeating Rafael Nadal.

September 10, 2016
By Brian Coleman

The newly minted world number one Angelique Kerber hopes to put a stamp on her new title as the best player in the world on Saturday as she takes on 10th seed Karolina Pliskova in the women’s final of the U.S. Open later this afternoon.

September 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA announced that Angelique Kerber and Kei Nishikori have been awarded the fifth annual US Open Sportsmanship Awards, presented to the professional tennis players who best demonstrate excellence in sportsmanship throughout the Emirates Airline US Open Series and the US Open.

September 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Hall of Fame, located in Newport, Rhode Island, announced its 2017 nominees on Thursday, and former world number ones Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick headline the field for the sport’s highest honor.

September 9, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Friday is another semifinal day at the U.S. Open, as four men battle for a spot in the final of the last major of 2016 later on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

September 8, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

American Serena Williams was defeated 6-2, 7-6(5) in the semifinals of the U.S. Open by the 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova. The loss not only knocked Serena out of the U.S. Open, but also the world number one spot as with Serena’s loss, Angelique Kerber will become the new WTA world number one when the updated WTA Women’s Singles Rankings are released on Monday.

September 8, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) is investigating suspicious betting patterns during a match between Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky and Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko during the U.S. Open first round last week, according to Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times.

September 7, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Four singles quarterfinals matches are scheduled for Wednesday, Day 10 of the 2016 U.S. Open, and after the dust settles, the final four will remain in both the men’s and women’s singles draws and the semifinals will be set. Kicking things off at 11:00 a.m. at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the unseeded Ana Konjuh from Croatia faces the number 10 seed, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.

September 7, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Thursday, Day 11 of the U.S. Open will present a light schedule, as the men take a break and four women take the spotlight to determine which two of the 2016 semifinalists will compete Saturday for the final Grand Slam title of 2016. 

September 7, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Karolina Pliskova dismissed Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh in a quick 57 minutes on Wednesday morning, powering her way into the U.S. Open semifinals with a 6-2, 6-2 victory.

September 7, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Caroline Wozniacki was rock solid again on Tuesday night, jumping ahead early and taking advantage of a hobbled Anastasija Sevastova to advance to the U.S. Open semifinals with a 6-0, 6-2 victory inside Arthur Ashe Stadium.

September 6, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Tuesday at the 2016 U.S. Open begins the quarterfinal stage of the event, as two matches on both the men’s and women’s side highlight the day’s schedule as the semifinalists are determined. On the men’s side of the draw, two Frenchmen will battle for a spot in the semis, as Lucas Pouille, the 24 seed, meets the 10th-seeded Gael Monfils in afternoon action at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

September 6, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number one and French Open champion Ana Ivanovic will miss the rest of 2016 to take care of wrist and toe injuries, the Serb announced on Tuesday.

September 6, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Angelique Kerber delivered another masterful performance in a cloud-covered Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, bolting past 2015 finalist and seventh-seed Italian Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-0 to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

September 5, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Fans escaped the weather that was set to hit the East Coast in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Hermine Sunday at the U.S. Open, but Monday brings another day of Round of 16 action as the quarterfinals will be set once the day concludes.

September 5, 2016
By Brian Coleman

In the first match on Louis Armstrong Stadium on Monday, fifth-seeded Romanian Simona Halep got off to another quick start, and even though things got a little dicey towards the end, she closed out 11th seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-2, 7-5 to move into the quarterfinals of the 2016 U.S. Open.

September 5, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Karolina Pliskova played an excellent tie-breaker after coughing up a chance to serve out the match to complete her comeback over America Venus Williams at the 2016 U.S. Open, reaching her first major quarterfinal with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(3) triumph on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday afternoon.

September 4, 2016
By Eric C. Peck

Day Seven of the 2016 U.S. Open will feature the start of the Round of 16, as high winds and rain from Tropical Storm Hermine may impact the schedule in Flushing Meadows.

September 4, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Rafael Nadal and Lucas Pouille played the best match of the 2016 U.S. Open up to this point on Sunday evening, and it was the young Frenchman who held his nerve in the end, hanging on to win the biggest match of his career 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(6) in a thrilling four hour and six minute battle inside Arthur Ashe Stadium.

September 4, 2016
By Brian Coleman

The remarkable run of Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova at this year’s U.S. Open continued on Sunday as she rolled past 13thseed Johanna Konta 6-4, 7-5 to book her spot in the quarterfinals.