October 6, 2015
By Richard Thater

Swearing and temper outbursts dominated tennis headlines this year.

In the weeks leading up to Wimbledon, it seemed that the big controversy was going to be about coaching during matches. After all, according to the Daily Mail online, Boris Becker divulged that he and Novak Djokovic have ways of communicating when the Serb is on court. The rules clearly say that in-play coaching is cheating.

September 29, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Beacon girls tennis team improved to 5-0 on the season, knocking off Stuyvesant 5-0 on Monday afternoon. Beacon was led by first singles player Victoria Sec, who edged Jennifer Yu 8-6 to get things going for Beacon. Alexus Gill added a 8-4 victory at second singles to help pace Beacon.

September 25, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The New York tennis landscape is always growing and evolving. There are a myriad of options both indoors and outdoors for a local tennis player to choose from. 

September 24, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Romanian Simona Halep was ousted from the Guangzhou International Women’s Open in China on Thursday, as WTA Rising Star Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic defeated the world number two 6-4, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s semifinals.

September 24, 2015
By Rob Polishook

Can you remember a time you played effortless tennis? The ball looked as big as a grapefruit, your mind was free of distracting thoughts, your body relaxed, and you seemingly floated from shot to shot.

September 21, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Making his Davis Cup debut this weekend, American Jack Sock sent the United States into the World Group next year, defeating Denis Istomin in four sets on Sunday to clinch the 3-1 victory for the United States over Uzbekistan

September 15, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

With the 2015-16 collegiate tennis year getting underway, the ITA has announced the 2015 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Women's and Men’s Division I Preseason Rankings.

September 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The 2015 U.S. Open came and went, and yet again, another exciting and thrilling tournament graced New York City with its presence. Between historical upsets, the record heat and drones falling into stadiums, this year’s U.S. Open was one to remember. We break down the 10 most important takeaways from the past two weeks in Flushing Meadows as the 2015 Grand Slam season comes to a close.

September 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

A closer look at the top clubs and programs available to suit your on-the-court needs.

September 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Two American boys will battle it out for a junior Grand Slam singles title for the second time this year at a major, and once again it’s Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul left standing.

September 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 U.S. Open comes to an end Sunday as champions will be crowned in Men’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, and Juniors Boys and Girls.

September 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Italian Flavia Pennetta captured the first Grand Slam title of her career Saturday, beating her compatriot Roberta Vinci 7-6(4), 6-2 on an overcast day in Flushing Meadows.

September 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On day two of the 2015 American Collegiate Invitational, UCLA owned the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. It'll be an all-Bruins final in the women's draw, as teammates and long-time friends Robin Anderson and Chanelle Van Nguyen will face off after each advanced past their semifinal opponents on Friday in straight sets.

September 10, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Day 11 of the 2015 U.S. Open, the schedule lightens up as the women take center stage and the finalists will be determined. Four women will be under the lights of Ashe Thursday evening, as kicking things off at 7:00 p.m. EST will be top-seeded Serena Williams facing the unseeded Roberta Vinci of Italy, immediately followed by the second seeded Simona Halep squaring off with another Italian, the 26th-seeded Flavia Pennetta.

September 8, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams moved one step closer to her date with history on Tuesday night, defeating older sister and 23rd seed Venus Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open semifinals.

September 7, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The last four quarter-finalists of the U.S. Open on the men’s side of the draw will be determined Monday, Day Eight of the U.S. Open, as seven seeded players are in action alongside American comeback king Donald Young. 

September 6, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Day Seven of the 2015 U.S. Open features the top seeds on both the men’s and women’s side of the draw looking to advance to the quarterfinals as the Round of 16 begins. An all-American matchup in the late afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will feature the top-seeded Serena Williams taking on Madison Keys.

September 5, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic notched a straight-set win Friday afternoon, moving past Italy’s Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open.

September 4, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Simona Halep, the number two-ranked player in the world, has officially qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, presented by SC Global, the WTA's year-end event that boasts a $7-million purse and which will take place at the Singapore Sports Hub from Oct. 25-Nov. 1.

September 3, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Capping off Day Three under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium, Novak Djokovic needed just 90 minutes to defeat Austrian Andrea Haider-Maurer in three sets, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2. On the night, Djokovic was perfect on his serve, never facing a break point, winning 83 percent of his first serves and firing six aces.

August 31, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

It’s still early on Day One of the U.S. Open, but two of the top seven women are already out of contention for the Women’s Singles Title.

August 31, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The start of Serena Williams’ quest for a Calendar Grand Slam took just 30 minutes Monday night, as an ankle injury got the better of Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, forcing the 86th-ranked player in the world to retire with the match 6-0, 2-0.

August 28, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 27, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.