May 27, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal announced on Friday that he has withdrawn from this year’s tournament with a wrist injury.

May 26, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number 47 Eugenie Bouchard was defeated in the second round of the 2016 French Open Thursday, falling to world number nine Timea Bacsinszky 6-4, 6-4. Bouchard got out to a 4-1 lead in the opening set before Bacsinszky ran off 10 consecutive games and seizing the momentum.

May 26, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams moved on at the 2016 French Open on Thursday, handily defeating Brazilian Teliana Pereira 6-2, 6-1 in just 66 minutes. Serena, who has lost just five games in two matches so far at Roland Garros, will next take on Kristina Mladenovic, a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Hungary's Timea Babos.

May 25, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Fourth-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza advanced Wednesday at Roland Garros, defeating wild card Myrtille Georges in dominant fashion, 6-2, 6-0.

May 25, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray battled back yet again at the 2016 French Open to stave off elimination Wednesday, mounting a comeback against French wild card Mathias Bourgue, 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, in three hours and 34 minutes. Bourgue, ranked 164th in the world, was playing in just the second Grand Slam of his career.

May 24, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal looked the part in opening round action at the French Open, cruising into the Roland Garros second round with a routine 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Australia’s Sam Groth.

May 24, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams made a winning start to her 2016 French Open campaign on Tuesday, cruising past Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-0 to reach the Roland Garros second round.

May 23, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Three years ago, Victoria Azarenka was on the verge of being the most dominant player in the women’s game. She had won two straight Australian Open titles (2012 and 2013) and had reached the number one ranking in the world. But an array of injuries over the next year would halt her success on the court.

May 23, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Tenth-seeded Marin Cilic fell to Argentine qualifier Marco Trungelliti 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in opening round action Monday at the 2016 French Open. Trungelliti, ranked 166th in the world and making his Roland Garros debut, broke Cilic six times to earn his second win at a Grand Slam.

May 23, 2016
By Brian Coleman

In the final scene of “A Bronx Tale,” the story’s protagonist, Calogero Anello, says the greatest gift he received from his father Lorenzo was learning that the saddest thing in life is wasted talent.

May 20, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams both remain atop the men’s and women’s tours as we prepare for the second Grand Slam of the year, the 2016 French Open, May 22-June 5. The clay courts of Roland Garros will provide a challenge for some as Stan Wawrinka looks to defend his title and Serena looks to continue her dominance over the WTA Tour in defending the women’s title.

May 19, 2016
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Thirty-four-year-old Roger Federer was forced to withdraw from next week’s French Open, citing an injured back which will prevent him from taking part in the event.

May 17, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic announced on Tuesday that she is withdrawing from next week’s French Open due to a back injury she has been dealing with since March.

May 12, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Gigi Fernandez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and began playing the sport of tennis at an early age. Her hard work and talent led her to the University of Clemson, eventually becoming the first female athlete from Puerto Rico to turn professional.

May 12, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams advanced to the Internazionali BNL d’Italia quarterfinals on Thursday, defeating fellow American Christina McHale 7-6(7), 6-1.

May 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number three Andy Murray announced on Monday that he is splitting from coach Amelia Mauresmo, ending the pair’s two-year run as coach and player.

May 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Taylor Townsend, 20, of Atlanta, will make her third consecutive appearance in the main draw of the French Open after winning 2016 USTA Pro Circuit Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge.Townsend reached the final of the $75,000 Revolution Technologies Pro Tennis Classic in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., today, giving her at least 150 points in the wild card challenge.

May 5, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Mutua Madrid Open defending champion Andy Murray made his way back into the tournament’s quarterfinals, moving past Frenchman Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday.

May 5, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The breakthrough week for 19-year old qualifier Louisa Chirico continued on Thursday, as the Harrison, N.Y. native hit her way into the Mutua Madrid Open semifinals with a 7-6(1), 6-2 triumph over Daria Gavrilova.

May 4, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Louisa Chirico, a former star in the USTA Eastern section, made her way into the Mutua Madrid Open quarterfinals on Wednesday without having to take the court as her opponent, Victoria Azarenka, pulled out of the tournament with a back injury.

May 2, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Taylor Townsend took a commanding lead in the women’s USTA Pro Circuit Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge Standings at the end of Week 2 by winning the $50,000 Boyd Tinsley Clay Court Classic in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend, putting her in a strong position to earn a main-draw wild card into the 2016 French Open. 

April 29, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Mutua Madrid Open got some good news earlier this week and then received some bad news, as three-time champion Roger Federer announced he will be play in the tournament, but on the women’s side of the draw, two-time champion Serena Williams will miss the tournament.

April 28, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed on Wednesday that there will be increased drug testing for players at this year’s Wimbledon, according to Reuters.

April 27, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Bjorn Fratangelo, 22, of Pittsburgh, will make his French Open main-draw debut after earning a main-draw wild card into the French Open by winning the 2016 USTA Pro Circuit Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge.