November 25, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

A French chair umpire received a lifetime ban on Tuesday, becoming the first official suspended for corruption by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU). Morgan Lamri, an umpire on the Futures and Challenger Tours, was banned for life for violating four articles of the TIU’s anti-corruption program. 

November 24, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

After Roger Federer’s loss to Gael Monfils on Friday, the Davis Cup Final was all tied at 1-1 heading into a crucial doubles match that would swing the best-of-five series. Thus, Swiss captain Severin Luthi made the decision to play Federer & Stan Wawrinka in the doubles contest instead of originally slated Marco Chiudinelli & Michael Lammer.

November 21, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

With France’s back against the wall already down 1-0, Gael Monfils delivered a fantastic performance against the world’s second ranked player on Friday, as Monfils routed Switzerland’s Roger Federer 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in the second singles match of the Davis Cup Final to even the final at 1-1.

November 21, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In what comes as no surprise to many, American Serena Williams won the WTA Player of the Year Award, the WTA announced on Friday.

November 21, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Stan Wawrinka bounced back from a heartbreaking loss in the ATP World Tour semifinals to compatriot Roger Federer last week by trouncing France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to put Switzerland up 1-0 in the Davis Cup Final

November 20, 2014
By Brian Coleman

The Davis Cup Final is set to begin on Friday from Lille, France and carries with it a number of intriguing storylines. The Swiss are seeking its first ever Davis Cup title, while the French are looking to capture their 10th title overall and first since 2001.

November 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

AYS hosted its 15th Annual Taste of Tennis Gala, once again putting together a one-of-a-kind event which featured food prepared by some of the top culinary minds in New York City. Partnered with New York Tennis Magazine, the event’s Official Media Sponsor, AYS combined some of tennis’ biggest stars with some of the city’s best chefs for a night of food, cocktails and live music.

November 19, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal, who has missed the better portion of the last quarter of 2014, said on Tuesday that he will back on the court competing at the first tournament in January.

November 18, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In 2013, Canadian Eugenie Bouchard broke on to the world tennis scene, reaching her first career WTA final and earning the WTA Newcomer of the Year award. She followed that up with a spectacular 2014 campaign, and on Tuesday she took home the WTA Most Improved Player Award.

November 17, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The top-seeded American pair of Bob & Mike Bryan captured their fourth ATP World Tour Finals trophy on Sunday, coming back from a set down to defeat the seventh seeds Ivan Dodig & Marcelo Melo 6-7(5), 6-2, 10-7 at The 02 Arena in London.

November 17, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer was forced to withdraw from the ATP Finals championship match on Sunday with a back injury that he sustained while playing fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka in the semifinals. Now, with the Davis Cup final between Switzerland and France set to be played this weekend, the health of Switzerland’s top player is in question.

November 17, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

A day after saving four match points in the best match of the ATP World Tour this year, Switzerland’s Roger Federer disappointedly withdrew from the championship match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday in London with a back injury. 

November 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic will maintain his status atop the ATP Men’s Singles Rankings until at least the end of 2014 as the Serb routed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-2 at the ATP Finals on Friday. The win moves Djokovic into the semifinals, and clinches the year-end number one ranking for the third time in his career.

November 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer had already qualified for the semifinals of the ATP Finals when he took to the court to play Andy Murray on Friday. Murray, on the other hand, needed to beat Federer in straight sets to advance into the semifinals.

November 13, 2014
By Andrew Eichenholz

Romanian Davis Cup heroes Ion Tiriac and Ilie Nastase ruled the tennis world, reaching the finals in 1969, 1971 and 1972. What does that have to do with the best doubles tandem to ever step onto a tennis court?

November 13, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic put together one of his best performances of the season on Wednesday, rolling past Australian Open champion and third-seeded Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 6-0 in a second round-robin match at the ATP Finals in London.

November 13, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

While the top men’s tennis players battle it out in the ATP Finals this week, two-time runner up Rafael Nadal will be receving stem cell treatment on his back.

November 13, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Kei Nishikori found himself playing a different opponent than he expected when he got up this morning, as Spaniard David Ferrer was called in to replace Canadian Milos Raonic who withdrew with a slight tear in his quad. The 24-year-old Nishikori outlasted Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the first three-set match on the singles side all tournament.

November 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Tomas Berdych responded from an embarrassing defeat to Stan Wawrinka on Monday by routing U..S Open champion Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1 to stay alive at the ATP Finals in London.

November 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Bryan Brothers stayed in the running for a semifinal spot at the ATP World Tour finals, coming back to defeat Jean-Julien Rojer & Horia Tecau 6-7(4), 6-3, 10-6 on Wednesday.

November 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Roger Federer moved closer to a berth in the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday, rolling past Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the second round-robin match of the tournament.

November 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The second day of the ATP World Tour Finals doubles tournament produced a big upset, as the eighth-seeded Lukasz Kubot & Robert Lindstedt upset Bob & Mike Bryan in the opening round-robin match from London on Monday.

November 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic opened up his ATP Finals run with a 6-1, 6-1 win over 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic. Djokovic, who is also seeking to end the season at number one for the third-time in his career, improved his career record to 11-0 against the big-serving Croatian.

November 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Irina Falconi will make her fourth appearance in the main draw of the Australian Open after clinching the USTA Pro Circuit Australian Open Wild Card Challenge this past weekend. Falconi clinched the wild card when Jennifer Brady, the only player who could surpass her in the standings, lost in semifinals of the $50,000 event in Captiva Island, Fla.