New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Croatian-born American Bernanda Pera stunned ninth-seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain on Day 4 of the Australian Open on Thursday, ousting her 6-4, 7-5 to nail down the biggest win of her career. “It feels amazing,” said Pera. “I was ready to leave on Monday and then they told me I’m in, so I was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 Australian Open has not been kind to the American men and women, but 97 th ranked Tennys Sandgren did not let that deter him on Thursday as he notched the biggest win of his career with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 upset over ninth-seeded Swiss Stan Wawrinka. “This would definitely be all the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Professional tennis is returning to Long Island in a big way, and commencing the action will be the Opening Night Premiere on Sunday, February 11. New York’s own John McEnroe, Honorary Ambassador for the New York Open, will help usher in the tournament with the Opening Night Premiere, where he will...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A dark horse candidate in Melbourne, Grigor Dimitrov got past a major test in the Australian Open second round on Wednesday, edging former NCAA Singles champion Mackenzie McDonald 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 0-6, 8-6. A semifinalist here last year, Dimitrov used his experience to power through in the match’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Second-seed Dane Caroline Wozniacki survived a scare from the 119 th ranked player in the world in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, managing to climb out of a deep hole to push through and advance. “I’m very proud of the way I came back,” said Wozniacki. “It was definitely very...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a routine start to the 2018 Australian Open for former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, who both won their respective first-round matches in straight sets on Tuesday. Federer, the defending champion, took out Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in just under 100 minutes to book his spot in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seed Simona Halep advanced to the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, moving past teenager Destanee Aiava 7-6(5), 6-1. “The matches I played this year, I feel pretty confident. I feel that I never give up now. I improved in this way,” said Halep. “I feel pretty...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a rough start to the Australian Open for many Americans in both men’s and women’s singles, with the defeats of John Isner and Jack Sock highlighting the men’s struggles on Monday. Yuichi Sugita of Japan knocked off Sock 6-1, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-3 to secure his spot in the second round. Sugita...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The resurgence of Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic continued on the opening day of the Australian Open, as she defeated last year’s runner-up Venus Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the tournament’s first round. Bencic is currently ranked 78 th in the world after injuries really slowed down the former top 10 player...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tie Break Tens, the new fast-paced short-form tennis format, revealed today that tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams will compete in the fifth tournament of the Tie Break Tens series, which will be held at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 5, 2018. The all-women...Read more