August 25, 2016
By Brian Coleman

In a complete juxtaposition to his first-round qualifying match on Wednesday, Long Island’s Noah Rubin had to go the distance on Thursday, staving off Germany’s Michael Berrer and a rain delay to advance to the final round of U.S. Open qualifying with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 victory.

August 25, 2016
By Brian Coleman

The country to our north is primarily known for its excellence in one sport: Hockey. The success of the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Blue Jays have put Canada’s basketball and baseball franchises on the map, but our neighbors from the north have begun to carve out their niche in the sport of tennis, and much of that has to do with its most successful export to date, 6’ 5” Milos Raonic.

August 24, 2016
By Brian Coleman

American CiCi Bellis cruised into the second round of U.S. Open Qualifiers on Wednesday, blowing past Macedonia’s Lina Gjorcheska 6-0, 6-2 to advance.

August 24, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Long Island’s Noah Rubin made his way into the second round of the 2016 U.S. Open Qualifiers on Wednesday morning at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center much quicker than even he expected, leading 3-0 in the opening set before China’s Yan Bai was forced to retire with a wrist injury.

August 23, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Kristie Ahn fought back from a set down to defeat fellow American Francesca Di Lorenzo during the U.S. Open qualifying tournament on Tuesday, coming back for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 win to move into the second round of qualifying.

August 23, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the names of the vocalists, ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2016 U.S. Open and/or during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s U.S. Open features talent from throughout the New York metropolitan area, as well as from Arizona, California and Tennessee.

August 22, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Marin Cilic won his first ever ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event Sunday, upsetting Andy Murray 6-4, 7-5 in just over 90 minutes in Cincinnati for the Western & Southern Open title.

August 22, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The number 15 seed Karolina Pliskova was all that stood in the way of Angelique Kerber. With a win in the finals of the Western & Southern Open, Kerber would not only capture the Cincinnati title, but also unseat world number one Serena Williams atop the WTA Women’s Singles Rankings after Serena’s 183 week run as number one.

August 22, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The WTA has announced that world number one Serena Williams and world number two Angelique Kerber have secured the first two singles qualifications for this year’s BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, presented by SC Global. 

August 19, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On the women’s singles side of the draw at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Angelique Kerber fought back to defeat Carla Suárez Navarro, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, to move into the semifinals. Should Kerber capture the title in Cincinnati, she will end Serena Williams’ stranglehold on the top spot of the WTA Women’s Singles Rankings.

August 19, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Milos Raonic of Canada continued his strong 2016, rattling off a 6-3, 6-4 win Friday over Dominic Thiem to advance to the semifinals of the 2016 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Raonic, the number four seed in Cincinnati, is making his sixth consecutive appearance in Cincinnati and his second semifinals appearance, having also advanced this far back in 2014.  

August 18, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced a series of physical improvements, fan and player upgrades, and new sponsor activations which will be unveiled at the 2016 U..S Open.

August 17, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that “Hamilton” star and Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. will return to his native Queens, N.Y., to perform a special duet with cultural legend Phil Collins during the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2016 U.S. Open Monday evening, Aug. 29 at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 16, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced that 2016 Olympic silver medalist and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina will receive a wild card into the U.S. Open. 

August 16, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced that two-time NCAA singles champion Danielle Collins is one of six American women to receive a wild card into the 2016 U.S. Open. 

August 11, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic will miss the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati next week, citing a left wrist injury.

August 8, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Tomas Berdych has announced the addition of Goran Ivanisevic to his coaching staff. The 30-year-old Berdych sits in the number eight spot in the Emirates ATP Men’s Singles Rankings.

August 8, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Unseeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina kicked his nation’s campaign for Olympic Gold off with a bang, downing the top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-6(4), 7-6(2) in opening round action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

August 8, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Venus Williams, a four-time Gold Medal winner in what could be her last trip to the Olympic Games, was ousted from the Women’s Singles play by unseeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in opening round action.

August 2, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today officially unveiled the new fully-operational retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open.  The roof officially closed and opened for the first time during a ceremony which featured executives from the USTA and ROSETTI, as well as media and several tennis luminaries.

July 29, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In an all-American Round of 16 matchup on Thursday, American Madison Keys battled past fellow American Venus Williams, hanging on to win 6-1, 6-7(2), 6-3 to reach the Rogers Cup quarterfinals in Montreal.

July 28, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Venus Williams cruised into the Rogers Cup third round on Wednesday, dismantling Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour to advance in Montreal.

July 27, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Playing in his first match since his Round of 32 loss to American Sam Querrey at Wimbledon, world number one Novak Djokovic made his way into the Rogers Cup third round with a 7-5, 7-6(3) victory over Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller.

July 26, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Canadian wild card Denis Shapovalov shocked Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Rogers Cup on Monday night, utilizing the supportive home crowd to nail down the biggest win of his young career.