August 8, 2011
By David Drucker
This weekend at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, D.C. we saw the unexpected happen. By that, I mean unseeded Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic capturing the title, as he faced the number one seed, Gael Monfils of France, who was obviously favored going into the match.
August 8, 2011
By David Drucker
Venus Williams has announced that she will be withdrawing from the Masters Series tournament in Toronto, Canada due to an illness.
August 5, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 11th-seeded American John Isner got past his doubles partner and fellow American James Blake, 7-6 (0), 1-6, 7-6 (4) in Washington, D.C. in Thursday action at the Legg Mason Classic
August 4, 2011
By David Drucker
Yesterday at the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., we saw a bulk of matches held up due to rain delays. Despite the delays, play was eventually resumed in each of the scheduled matches of the day. First was the number four seed Jurgen Melzer of Austria going up against young American Donald Young in a battle of the lefties.
August 3, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is an excerpt from today's Olympus U.S. Open Series conference call with Roger Federer that New York Tennis Magazine participated in featuring Roger Federer of Switzerland, currently ranked number three in the world.
August 3, 2011
By David Drucker
When looking at the draw for the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., I looked for the possible showdowns that had potential to have a high level of shot-making and intensity.
August 3, 2011
By David Drucker
It feels weird to be talking about Serena Williams cracking the top 100 in the rankings. That is, however, one of the big stories in the tennis world.
August 2, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the field for the 2011 U.S. Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its sixth year, will be held Sept. 8-11, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
August 2, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After falling to Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in three sets in the finals of the Farmers Classic on Sunday, American Mardy Fish decided to withdraw from the Legg Mason Classic this week in Washington, D.C. citing a bruised right heel that flared up during his match with Gulbis.
August 1, 2011
By David Drucker
It’s understandable if you’ve never heard of Latvian Ernests Gulbis before.
August 1, 2011
By David Drucker
If you watched this week’s Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., you would have never guessed that Serena Williams had been out of the game for nearly one full year. Yesterday, Serena took care of business in decisive fashion against France’s Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-1 to earn her first title since the 2010 Wimbledon Championships.
July 29, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Robert Kendrick has been found to have committed a doping violation under Article C.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Program (presence of a prohibited substance in player’s sample) and has been suspended from participation for one year
July 29, 2011
By David Drucker
American Andy Roddick has announced his withdrawal from the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., set for July 30-Aug. 7 at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, due to a partially-torn abdominal muscle on his right side.
July 29, 2011
By David Drucker
In Thursday action at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., American Serena Williams was able to knock off Maria Kirilenko of Russia in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.
July 28, 2011
By David Drucker
Yesterday evening under the lights of the L.A. Tennis Center, fans were treated to the most anticipated matchup of the draw, a second round clash between number two seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and James Blake of the United States at the Farmers Classic.
July 28, 2011
By David Drucker
Maria Sharapova continues to roll this summer with her consistent play, which was on display yesterday when she defeated Daniela Hantuchova in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 at the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on the campus of Stanford University.
July 27, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Serena Williams defeated Australian Anastasia Rodionova, 6-0, 6-0 in first round action at the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday at Stanford University in California.
July 25, 2011
By David Drucker
Sunday’s final at the ATP 250 Atlanta Championships, the first tournament in the summer U.S. Open Series, was pretty identical to last year's final as once again, Mardy Fish took on fellow American John Isner. And like last year, Fish was able to outlast Isner in the scorching Atlanta heat, 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-2.
July 22, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the timeline for cities to bid on hosting the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round between the U.S. and Belarus, Feb. 4-5.
July 21, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked and reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, reigning U.S. Open and French Open champion Rafael Nadal, and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer lead the men’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
July 20, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 97 of the top 100 women, including two-time defending U.S. Open champion and reigning Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters, and fellow 2011 Grand Slam singles champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova, are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
July 19, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
James Blake, a member of the ATP world tour for years and now 31 years old, knew what he had coming after a rain delay in Atlanta.
July 18, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fifth-ranked Robin Soderling of Sweden defeated David Ferrer of Spain to capture the Swedish Open title. This is Soderlings second title at the Swedish Open in just the past three years.
July 18, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide the sport's fans with close to 100 high-definition hours of live or same-day match play during the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series this summer.