New York Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
Todd Widom
Many people have their opinions of how someone became so good on the ATP Tour and then there are those who played and saw the progression of how someone became such a great tennis player. I am not sure if I was fortunate or unfortunate to have played Kevin Anderson five times on the ATP Tour. I was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Radek Stepanek announced a new coaching partnership on Thursday, as the recently-retired Stepanek will reportedly accompany Andre Agassi on Djokovic’s coaching team. Djokovic made the announcement on Instagram Live earlier Thursday. Stepanek announced his retirement from his...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis legend and New York Open honorary ambassador John McEnroe, 2017 US Open women’s tennis champion Sloane Stephens, Canada’s No. 1 WTA player Eugenie Bouchard, and 2007 U.S. Davis Cup champion James Blake will take the court at the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event at NYCB LIVE, home...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov capped off the best season of his career by capturing the biggest trophy of his career on Sunday, knocking off Belgium’s David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. “This makes me even more locked in, more excited about my work, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The fantastic run to end the 2017 season for Jack Sock continued on Thursday as the American downed Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to advance into the semifinals of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. “He got me early on when we played. I’ve been able to get some wins against him,”...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jack Sock became the first American to win a match at the ATP Finals since 2007 on Tuesday, downing Croat Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(4) in his second match in round-robin play at the O2 Arena in London, England. Sock lost his opening match to Roger Federer but improved to 1-1 in the early stages of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States captured its 18 th Fed Cup title this past weekend, going into Minsk to beat Belarus 3-2 thanks to a clutch doubles victory from Shelby Rogers and Coco Vandeweghe in the weekend’s final match. “I’m just really thrilled for all four players, “USA captain Kathy Rinaldi said...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the greatest tennis player in Belarus’ history, will not compete in the nation’s Fed Cup Final against the United States this weekend in Minsk. “It’s a pity but we just can’t change anything right now,” said Belarus captain Eduard Dubrov last week. Azarenka has not played since...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki defeated Venus Williams for the first time in her career to win her first WTA Finals trophy, beating the American 6-4, 6-4 in Singapore on Sunday. Wozniacki had to hold off a surge from Venus, who rallied from 0-5 down in the second set, but managed to hang on to beat...Read more