David Drucker
It seems as if all the talk in recent weeks has been about Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer. Yes, these are the world’s number one, two and three ranked players respectively, but we’re forgetting about world number four Andy Murray of Great Britain. Yes, Murray has not had the...Read more
David Drucker
This week at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, we’ve seen what happened to the men in Montreal last week. Top players losing early and other top players withdrawing due to injury during and before the tournament had even started. World number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark...Read more
David Drucker
Rafael Nadal of Spain can now breathe a sigh of relief after he secured his first win of the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati. Nadal never got the chance to do that as he was upset in his opening round match of Montreal by Croatia’s Ivan Dodig. For Rafa,...Read more
David Drucker
American Serena Williams has announced her withdrawal from the the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati due to aggravating a toe injury. Serena was scheduled to meet Sam Stosur of Australia in what would have been a rematch of the Toronto finals just this...Read more
David Drucker
For the second tournament in a row, we've seen world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark fall in her opening match of the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati. This time, Wozniacki was upset by young American teenager Christina McHale, 6-4, 7-5. For...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 2001 U.S. Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and a group of Americans consisting of former U.S. Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, teenager Ryan Harrison, reigning NCAA champion Steve Johnson, Jack Sock, who won his second consecutive USTA Boys’ 18s title on Sunday...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame on Aug. 27 at the Grand Hyatt New York. Bollettieri, one of the world’s most famous coaches, will be honored for his significant impact on tennis. A coach, businessman, motivator and educator, Bollettieri...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced the eight men and eight women who will participate in the second annual U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff, being held at the Junior Tennis Champions Center, a USTA Certified Regional Training Center in College Park, Md., Aug. 18-20. The winners will receive main draw...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, Sept. 17, the Hamptons Tennis Classic will be held at Sportime Amagansett, located at 150 Town Lane in East Hampton, N.Y. from noon-5:00 p.m. The rain date for the event will be the following day, Sunday, Sept. 18. All proceeds from the event will benefit The PRASAD Project and PRASAD...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a series of enhanced fan experiences and expanded programming for the 2011 U.S. Open that will include new musical entertainment, upgrades to the facility, new mobile technology offerings and a full slate of activities for the sports youngest fans. This year’s Opening Night...Read more
David Drucker
When the draw came out for the Masters 1000 Series tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, I, along with every other tennis fan, were excited about the potential early round showdowns. One of them being a second round matchup between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina...Read more
Emilie Katz
Fun facts about the stars ►Novak Djokovic took some time off from playing and attended the Cannes Film Festival . With his girlfriend Jelena Ristic by his side, he walked the red carpet and went to see the Mel Gibson movie, “The Beaver.” ►Billie Jean King was the commencement speaker at the Andre...Read more
David Drucker
The USTA originally announced that 2011 French Open champion Na Li of China would be appearing at the USTA’s Mobile SmashZone, when SmashZone stopped at Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the Chinatown District of Manhattan on Monday, Aug. 22 from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Unfortunately, the event has been...Read more
David Drucker
Yesterday marked the official beginning of the Masters 1000 Series tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second of back to back Masters 1000 tournaments. Since 2005, the tournament has been won by Roger Federer of Switzerland four times. After an early exit in Montreal, perhaps Federer will look to...Read more
David Drucker
If you asked me whether or not I’m surprised Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup in Toronto, my answer would be a resounding, "Not at all." Serena had been off nearly a year from tennis with a severe injury and illness, and this marked her fourth tournament back. Out of the four tournaments she’s...Read more