New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Kirilenko retired against Alizé Cornet in her first match at the 2013 Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions in Sofia, Bulgaria and then withdrew from the event on Wednesday. Kirilenko was trailing the seventh-seeded Cornet in the first set, 5-0, when she was forced to stop play due to a...Read more
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A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic , the title of the recently-released memoir of former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins, written with Peter Knobler, may well describe the microcosm of New York City that has joined together to honor the Mayor for his contributions to tennis...Read more
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Richard Gasquet kept alive his chances of qualifying for the 2013 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals for the first time since 2007 reaching the third round of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris, France, defeating Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-7(6), 6-3 in two hours and 41 minutes. Gasquet could meet fellow...Read more
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Two-time champion Ana Ivanovic began her campaign at the Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions with a straight-sets victory Tuesday, defeating Tsvetana Pironkova, 6-0, 6-2. Ivanovic, who warmed up for her season finale with a run to the final in Linz and quarterfinals in Moscow, set the tone at...Read more
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Pratt Institute won its third straight Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) Women's Tennis Championship, capturing seven of nine flights at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Saturday afternoon. The 2013 HVIAC Champions also placed a league-best three members on...Read more
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ESPN Films’ Peabody award-winning 30 for 30 film series continues tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 29) with "This is What They Want" at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film focuses on former tennis icon Jimmy Connors’ surprising and exciting run during the 1991 US Open in the twilight of his career. When Jimmy...Read more
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Juan Martin del Potro successfully defended his Basel title on Sunday, defeating five-time former champion Roger Federer 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-4 in a rematch of last year's finals match. Del Potro improved to a 23-1 record at ATP World Tour 500 tournaments this season, and has already qualified for the...Read more
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Serena Williams was a 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 winner Sunday, defeating Li Na to win the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships for the fourth time in her career. A day after Serena's 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 semifinal win over Jelena Jankovic, Serena returned to the courts of Istanbul to cap off her very successful 2013...Read more
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Roger Federer moved to within two match wins of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals on Friday when he reached the Swiss Indoors Basel semifinals after a 6-3, 7-6(2) win over Grigor Dimitrov. Federer is looking to qualify for the year-end event for the 12th consecutive year, and will...Read more
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On Friday, Serena Williams became the first player into the semifinals of the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, defeating Petra Kvitova, 6-2, 6-3, to improve to 3-0 in her group in just 72 minutes. With the win, Serena now has 13 consecutive TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championship wins...Read more
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Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham, N.J. has announced that it is hosting its first “Tennis on Campus Alumni PlayDay” on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. The event, designed for former club tennis and college tennis players, is the first event of its kind to be held in the USTA...Read more
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Roger Federer was able to advance at the 2013 Swiss Indoors Basel on Wednesday, defeating Denis Istomin 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals. With a win in the finals, which would be Federer’s sixth Basel title, he would qualify for the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Federer won...Read more
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Angelique Kerber defeated Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships-Istanbul, 6-2, 6-2, eliminating Radwanska from the event. "It's not easy to play well against Aga—you need to be focused on every point—so that's what I tried to do," Kerber said. "I was playing very...Read more
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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced its annual award recipients for the 2012-13 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and teams of the year, which included the U.S. men’s doubles tennis team of Bob & Mike Bryan, who were honored as Team of the Year. The six awards will be...Read more
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Serena Williams got off to a strong start at the 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, beating Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 6-1. Serena fired 31 winners to just 11 unforced errors in the 64-minute match, finishing off Kerber with winner number 31, a backhand down the line into the open...Read more