August 29, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova, fresh off her recent finals win in Cincinnati over former world number one-ranked Jelena Jankovic in three sets, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, is in New York gearing up for her appearance at the 2011 U.S. Open.
August 29, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The sport’s top stars are set to make New York their home away from home from Aug. 29-Sept. 13, and this article will serve as your guide in and around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as the Open takes place.
August 29, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The sport’s top stars are set to make New York their home away from home from Aug. 29-Sept. 13, and this article will serve as your guide in and around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as the Open takes place.
August 29, 2011
By Michael Sarro
On Aug. 25, BNP Paribas hosted the Taste of Tennis event where the tops in the game of tennis and the top chefs in the world gathered together in Manhattan at The W Hotel to showcase some amazing food, drink signature cocktails and dance the night away with several renown DJs on hand.
August 26, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner have both advanced to the semifinals of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina. Roddick rolled over Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday, while Isner beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, setting up the all-American semifinals matchup.
August 26, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open champ and golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted that he is romantically involved with top-ranked WTA star Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark.
August 26, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In light of the weather forecast regarding Hurricane Irene, and in order to avoid any possible safety issues to fans and patrons, many of whom would have been arriving on-site with young children, the USTA has announced the cancelation of the 2011 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
August 26, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the 14 winners of its 13th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest. The winning essays and art projects were selected from student entries submitted to the more than 600 USTA National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network chapters from around the country
August 25, 2011
By Eric C. Peck
Today at the USTA BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., the men's and women's draws were announced for the 2011 U.S. Open.
August 25, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of the U.S. Open, have announced the official menu and expanded culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11.
August 25, 2011
By Michael Sarro
On Aug. 23, hundreds of fans were lined up outside Bar Basque in New York City just to catch a glimpse of defending U.S. Open champ, Rafael Nadal. Nadal was on hand to promote his new campaign with Bacardi Limited, Champions Drink Responsibly ...
August 24, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Robert Kendrick was banned from tennis for one year after testing postiive for methylhexaneamine at the French Open on May 22. He said it was taken to combat jet lag, however, it was among the sport's list of banned substances.
August 24, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick advanced in the Winston-Salem Open Tuesday night in the second round of the men's draw which leads up to the U.S. Open beginning next week. Roddick defeated Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France, 6-2, 6-4. This is just the second match for Roddick in the past six weeks after recovering from an abdominal strain.
August 24, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion, has been named the top seed in men’s singles at the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
August 24, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams has clinched the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series women’s title on Tuesday. This is the first career Olympus U.S. Open Series title for Serena, who earned 170 points by winning titles at Series events in Stanford and Toronto.
August 24, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the 14 teams that will compete in the first-ever U.S. Open National Playoffs–Mixed-Doubles Championship, Aug. 24-27, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Representing the USTA Eastern Region will be 30-year-old Bea Bielik from Valley Stream, N.Y. and her teammate, 27-year-old Darrin Cohen from Smithtown, N.Y.
August 23, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the names of 14 talented vocalists, ages 12-and-under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs during 13 sessions during the 2011 U.S. Open, and on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
August 23, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
At the upcoming U.S. Open, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will present "Serving Their Countries: Tennis and War", a special exhibition showcasing the sometimes tragic, often inspiring, and always heroic and selfless stories of how the tennis community has shown a commitment to a free and safe world in the face of conflict—and continues to do so today.
August 23, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In its third year of U.S. Open coverage, Tennis Channel will add Mary Carillo to its on-air lineup, marking the Queens, N.Y., native's first stint in the network's broadcast booth at the Flushing Meadow-based largest event in tennis.
August 23, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
August 22, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked American Mardy Fish clinched the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series men’s title with a 7-5, 7-5, round of 16 win over Richard Gasquet at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Thursday (now that the field for the Winston-Salem Open, the final event of the Series–has been closed).
August 22, 2011
By Steve Pratt
The youngest and the oldest of the 16 women’s and men’s players selected to play in this weekend’s U.S. Open Wild Card Playoffs punched their tickets to New York with convincing wins on a stormy and thundering Sunday near Washington, D.C
August 22, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray of Great Britian defeated Serbian Novak Djokovic on Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati in the finals of the Western & Southern Open after Djokovic, the world's number one ranked player on the ATP Tour, was forced to retire due to a sore right shoulder.
August 19, 2011
By David Drucker
Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters of Belgium will not get a chance at a three-peat at this year’s U.S. Open. Clijsters has announced that she has no other choice but to pull out of the last Grand Slam of the year citing a stomach muscle injury, more specifically, a left rectus abdominus strain.