New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki both advanced to the third major final of their careers on Thursday, but each did so in different fashions with contrasting semifinal matchups that saw Wozniacki through easy, while Halep battled through an epic match with former champion Angelique Kerber...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Marin Cilic advanced to the third Grand Slam championship match of his career on Thursday, using precision and focus to defeat Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund 6-2, 7-6(4), 6-2 in the Australian Open semifinals. “I think overall, consistently, I’m playing better,” said Cilic. “I think I am performing...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer defeated Tomas Berdych for the 20 th time on Wednesday, doing so in straight sets 7-6(1), 6-3, 6-4 to clinch his spot in the Australian Open semifinals. The defending champion got off to a bit of a slow start in this one as Berdych raced out to a 3-0 lead in the opening set. He would...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Angelique Kerber looked like the player that was once ranked No. 1 in the world on Tuesday as the 21 st seeded German dismantled 17 th seed American Madison Keys 6-1, 6-2 to advance into the Australian Open semifinals. “It’s always tough against Madison but I tried to just go out and play my game...Read more
Brian Coleman
When it was announced that the Memphis Open would be relocating to Long Island and become the “New York Open,” one of the first players to commit to the event was American John Isner. “I’m excited about being one of the headliners for this first-time winter ATP Tour event in New York,” said Isner...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Madison Keys continued her unconscious play at the Australian Open, bulldozing her way into the final eight with a 6-3, 6-2 win over eighth-seed Caroline Garcia of France. Garcia had been playing excellent tennis dating back to the fall where she eventually reached the semifinals of the WTA Finals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Hyeon Chung became the first player from his native South Korea to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal on Monday as the 21-year-old won the biggest match of his career with a 7-6(4), 7-5, 7-6(3) win over six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic. Chung seemed to be in control of this match from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fourth-seed Elina Svitolina ousted her teenage compatriot on Friday, beating 15-year old Marta Kostyuk 6-2, 6-2 to book her spot in the final 16 in Melbourne. “It’s very special for me to be in the fourth round for the first time,” said Svitolina. “I love the Australian Open but I’ve never been...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Nick Kyrgios fed off of the energy of his home crowd inside Rod Laver Arena on Friday, knocking off former finalist and 15 th seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(5) to book his spot in the fourth-round. In all, Tsonga actually won more total points throughout...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The inaugural New York Open has the Long Island tennis community excited for the return of professional tennis, and only adding to that appeal was the announcement of Mike and Bob Bryan as headliners in the Men’s Doubles draw. “We love firsts, and the idea of bringing the tour to New York in...Read more