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
David Drucker
While watching the match between world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia and American Mardy Fish, I was simply in awe of the tennis that Djokovic is and has been playing all year. Going into the match, everyone, including myself, gave Mardy zero chances against Djokovic. However, Fish was able to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Do you want to enter the Guinness Book of World Records? Then, come on down Friday, Aug. 26 to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as USTA Eastern teams up with Wilson Sporting Goods, and professional tennis players Mardy Fish and Andrea Petkovic, to try earn a spot among the world's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Jack Sock of Lincoln, Neb., successfully defended his USTA Boys’ 18s National title, and Lauren Davis of Gates Mills, Ohio, captured the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships as the number one seed on Sunday, and both will receive main wild card draws into the 2011 U.S. Open. Sock...Read more
Michael Sarro
Division I Benjamin N. Cardozo High School 11-1 Forest Hills 10-2 Francis Lewis 6-6 Bayside High School 3-9 Townsend Harris 0-12 Division II Brooklyn Technical 10-0 Leon M. Goldstein High School for Science 8-2 Midwood 6-4 Abraham Lincoln High School 4-6 James Madison 2-8 Fort Hamilton 0-10...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first-ever Beach Tennis USA Nation's Cup will be held at a new state-of-the-art sand complex at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y, Friday, Aug. 19 from noon-7:30 p.m. The Crest Hollow has great locker room facilities and will serve light...Read more
David Drucker
This year’s U.S. Open will surely be one to remember. Not just for the high level intensity and shot-making from the best players in the world, but for another more meaningful reason. It was just announced by the U.S. Open that a white “9-11-01” will be painted next to the court for the U.S. Open...Read more
David Drucker
You know when you think sometimes the script is just written in sports and the players just follow along? That’s the feeling I have now after watching for a third straight day a top male and female upset in their respective tournaments. On the men’s side it was Roger Federer, and on the women’s...Read more
David Drucker
Anyone remember the last time Roger Federer played a tournament before the current Rogers Cup event in Montreal? If you guessed Wimbledon, then you’re right. Anyone remember who Federer’s last loss was against in the tournament? If you guessed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, then give yourself a pat...Read more