Brent Shearer
Players will want to read this book for its many interesting anecdotes and because it may arm them to win drinks at tennis gatherings by betting on either of the following obscure tennis history questions: Who was the youngest Wimbledon winner for over 50 years until Boris Becker's first title in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sept. 9th, the Vanderbilt Tennis Club, located on the fourth floor of Grand Central Station opened its doors to the public with a “Get Served” launch party promoted by IRL Productions. At the opening event, Vanderbilt members had the opportunity to play games such as King of the Court and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As Tennis Channel prepares for its annual viewer countdown of the network's best matches of the year in December, three members of its on-air talent team have weighed in with their own favorite matches of 2011. Primary Grand Slam commentator Martina Navratilova, U.S. Open analyst Jim Courier, and U...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced the eight men and eight women invited to participate in the 2011 Kia Motors Australian Open Wild Card Playoff, being held for the third consecutive year at the Racquet Club of the South, a USTA Certified Regional Training Center in Atlanta, Dec. 16-18. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal of Spain is still invigorated to play and lead his country in its attempt to take a fifth Davis Cup title against Argentina. Nadal created worries when he stated that he felt "less passionate for the game" after being knocked out of the ATP World Tour Finals. After a practice session...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Austria's Daniel Koellerer has challenged his lifetime ban for match fixing and is appearing in the Court of Arbitration for Sports. The two-day case commenced in front of the top court for international sports. A decision and outcome is to be announced at the beginning of 2012. Koellerer's case...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sue Hunt has been named the USTA’s Chief Marketing Officer, it was announced today by Gordon Smith, USTA Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. Hunt will report to Kurt Kamperman, the Association’s Chief Executive, Community Tennis. Hunt joined the USTA in 2006 as Senior Director,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer held his own in the ATP World Tour Finals, where he defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-3 to take his sixth title at this event. After a year of close misses by Federer, he was able to recover from a lost second set tiebreaker to defeat the Frenchman. "I know it'...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 year-end NTRP ratings for the current 335,000 USTA League players are scheduled to be published to Tennislink on Monday, Nov. 28. Most players will be maintaining their current levels of play, but for those who see their rating change, we are providing information about why you may have...Read more
Lawrence Kleger
Do you ever win the first set easy and lose in three? Of course! It happens to every competitive player at some point in time. The scenario goes something like this … You start the match against a very good player totally pumped-up and ready to kick butt! Your focus and concentration are at their...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Britain's Andy Murray has been forced to withdraw from the ATP World Tour Finals in London with a strained groin. He initially suffered the injury during a practice late last week and re-aggravated it in his straight sets loss to Spain's Devid Ferrer on Monday. Murray will be replaced at the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Switzerland's Roger Federer met Spain's Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London, and it took Federer a little over an hour to defeat his rival, 6-3, 6-0, to extend his current winning streak to 14 consecutive wins. “It was a great match for me basically from start to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. wheelchair tennis team captured five medals--three gold, one silver, and one bronze--at the Parapan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Nov. 13-18. On the women’s side, the U.S. won both the singles gold and silver medals as Mackenzie Soldan of Louisville, Ky., defeated doubles partner Emmy...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6, after saving a match point in the third to avoid becoming another upset of the day at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. Earlier in the day, Great Britain's Andy Murray was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has won his first match at the ATP World Tour Finals after defeating Mardy Fish of the United States in straight sets 7-6, 6-1. Fish appeared slower as a result of a left hamstring injury that interrupted the end of his season, with Tsonga struggling for consistency...Read more