New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in history, a Norwegian man is into the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Fifth-seeded Casper Ruud became the first from his nation to reach the final four in Queens after holding off a late surge from Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4) on Tuesday afternoon. “The first...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 11 th Annual “Little Mo” Internationals took place at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills as some of the world’s top junior players gathered in New York to compete in this prestigious event. Across an array of different divisions, players competed for a chance to win one of the three legs...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe took the court on Monday afternoon with one thought on his mind: win the tennis match. A seemingly fairly simple approach for a professional player, but with 22-time major champion Rafael Nadal standing on the other side of the net, this was no easy task. “I’m definitely a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Poland’s Iga Swiatek looked sharp on Thursday to secure her spot in the third round as she defeated former champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2. “I’m pretty happy that I was solid from the beginning till the end, because in Cincinnati I had some ups and downs in terms of focus,” said Swiatek. “Right...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev’s title defense continued on Wednesday as the top-ranked Russian powered through with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over France’s Arthur Rinderknech. Medvedev’s match was the late night one inside Arthur Ashe Stadium but he made sure he wouldn’t have to work too deep into the New York...Read more
Brian Coleman
Earlier this spring, Love Serving Autism (LSA) launched its newest program, introducing a course here in New York at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC). LSA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides specialized therapeutic tennis instruction for individuals with autism...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
All eyes were on Serena Williams on Monday night, and she did not disappoint. With this year’s U.S. Open serving as her last professional tournament, the celebrities were out in full force inside Arthur Ashe Stadium as fans shuffled in to witness what was possibly Serena’s final professional match...Read more
Brian Coleman
The debate over who is the greatest athlete of all-time is, of course, subjective. How do you compare people who play different sports? How do you evaluate different eras and put them in proper context? Is it about pure athleticism or athletic achievement? No matter what criteria you choose to use...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The dog days of August are upon us, and while that means we have to endure scorching temperatures and the dread of the end of summer, it also means the U.S. Open is here! The tennis calendar’s fourth and final Slam event brings the world’s greatest tennis players here to New York to compete under...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The official draws for the 2022 U.S. Open were revealed on Thursday, coming out soon after it was announced that Novak Djokovic had withdrawn from the event. Take a look below at some of the intriguing first-round matchups on both the men’s and women’s side. The main draw begins on Monday, August...Read more
Press Release
Wednesday night's 'Tennis Plays for Peace' event at the US Open saw the tennis world and New York City band together to help the 2022 US Open surpass $1.2 million raised for Ukraine relief. The event featured some of the biggest names in the tennis world, including Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek, John...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After a brief three-year hiatus, the NYJTL Bronx Open returned to New York this summer as The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning hosted this ITF Women’s World Tennis Tour event in August. The event brought professional tennis back to the Bronx and an exciting week of action here in New...Read more
Press Release
The USTA today announced that the 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time. This amount tops the $57.5 million number of 2021. The player compensation has been allocated after input from the WTA and ATP Player Councils, with a goal of increasing...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2022 NYJTL Bronx Open continued on Tuesday with action in both the qualifying and main draws, and we have already seen the first major upset of the tournament. New York’s own Louisa Chirico upended top-seeded Daria Saville 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 to advance on Tuesday. Chirico will take on the winner of...Read more
Steve Annacone
There is no one "best" way to play tennis. Some players win by keeping the ball in play and running down as many shots as possible. Others have big weapons like their serve or forehand, and can use those shots to get their opponent in trouble or win the point. There are players who are capable of...Read more