July 12, 2011
By David Drucker
There simply isn’t enough time in the day to describe all the wonderful things about Andre Agassi ...
July 11, 2011
By David Drucker
This past weekend, the United States Davis Cup team had a wide-open opportunity to upend Spain in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Davis Cup, but was unable to do so. Everything was in favor of the U.S. prior to the competition getting underway.
July 11, 2011
By David Drucker
There’s nothing more fulfilling in this world than predicting something and it actually happening. Just like I said in my previous article, I predicted John Isner to reach the final where he would play the last remaining seeded opponent, Olivier Rochus.
July 8, 2011
By David Drucker
After a disappointing Wimbledon, American John Isner has traveled to the grass courts of Newport, R.I. at the Campbell's Hall of Tennis Championships in hopes of gaining some momentum, as we are almost ready to enter the summer hard court season.
July 7, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the United States' and Spain's Davis Cup quarterfinal competition in Austin, Texas, this weekend with live telecasts of each match and same-day, "Instant Encore" replays beginning at 3:00 p.m. EST each day.
July 5, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Wimbledon television coverage is ceasing to broadcast on NBC after doing so for 43 years. ESPN looks to be the successor to NBC for future years. According to NBC, they were "simply outbid and would have liked to continue their relationship."
July 3, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal from Spain, 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon in the finals of Wimbledon. With the win, Djokovic upped his record on the year to 48-1 and captured his first-ever Wimbledon title. It was Djokovic's fifth straight win over Nadal, the 2010 Wimbledon champ.
July 3, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova was upset Saturday in the finals of Wimbledon by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, as Kvitova captured her first ever Grand Slam title in a 6-3, 6-4 win.
July 1, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic will take over the top spot in the ATP rankings on Monday as he defeated Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 en route to his first Wimbledon finals.
June 30, 2011
By Monica Gorny
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic took the tennis world by surprise this morning as she powered her way into the 2011 Wimbledon Championship match beating fourth seed, Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
June 30, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Hamptons Tennis Classic will be held 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Sportime Amagansett, located at 320 Abrahams Path in East Hampton, N.Y.
June 30, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced that the popular “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will return for a second season. This year, Tennis Channel will first air each episode on Wednesday nights throughout the summer at 10:00 p.m., followed by repeats on MSG Plus every Saturday at noon.
June 29, 2011
By Monica Gorny
After today’s daring performance on the grass courts of SW19, Frenchman, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be known as the man who rocked the tennis world by defeating the king of grass and six-time Wimbledon champion, Roger Federer.
June 28, 2011
By Monica Gorny
As Russian Maria Sharapova walked onto Centre Court at SW19 today, few would have expected her to dispatch of Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova in only one hour of play. However, the Russian brought with her the bombarding groundstrokes that led her to winning the Wimbledon title in 2004.
June 28, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier has announced that world number nine Mardy Fish, number 10 Andy Roddick, and the world’s top-ranked doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan will represent the United States in the 2011 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal tie against Spain, July 8-10.
June 27, 2011
By Monica Gorny
Serena Williams’ hopes for a fairytale comeback at the 2011 Wimbledon were forced to an abrupt end as the ninth-seeded Frenchwoman, Marion Bartoli, took out the defending champion in two sets, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Bartoli was a finalist on the SW19 grass courts in 2007, but has had trouble matching that result ever since.
June 27, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and England's Andy Murray have both advanced at the All England Lawn and Tennis Center at Wimbledon 2011.
June 26, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
From June 20-24, HSBC presented Wimbledon 2011 at Rockefeller Plaza. Events included a hitting session with Monica Seles and Jim Courier, the chance to hit on Manhattan’s only grass tennis court, and the chance to play the Nintendo Wii tennis game, Grand Slam Tennis, on a giant screen.
June 24, 2011
By Monica Gorny
The saying “anything is possible” comes to mind when thinking of the last two days on the SW19 grass courts at Wimbledon. Yesterday, the tennis world was shaken by a hurricane wild card, as Germany’s Sabine Lisicki knocked out 2011 French Open champion and number three seed, Na Li in a grueling three set encounter.
June 24, 2011
By David Drucker
If there were one player on the pro tour who cannot catch a break in life, that player would be Andy Roddick, no questions asked. In yet another Grand Slam disappointment, Roddick was upset by unseeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain in straight sets, 7-6(2), 7-6(2), 6-4.
June 23, 2011
By Monica Gorny
Italy’s Francesca Schiavone celebrated her 31st birthday in style on the grass courts of SW19 today by taking down Czech’s Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, 7-5, 6-3 to move into the third round of Wimbledon 2011.
June 23, 2011
By David Drucker
Even when you mention the game of tennis, the first names that come to mind are automatically Federer and Nadal. Novak Djokovic should now be one of those names that quickly come to mind, considering he is playing the best tennis on tour this year.
June 22, 2011
By Monica Gorny
On day three of Wimbledon 2011, the opening match on Centre Court was one for the books, as six- time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams faced 40- year old, Kimiko Date- Krumm, a former world number four player from Japan.
June 22, 2011
By David Drucker
If there was one word to describe the weather for the Wimbledon Championships, I think “frustrating” would be appropriate. Before play could even get underway on day three, we had to wait for the rain to pass.