New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number two-ranked Maria Sharapova, who played her first match since pulling out of the quarterfinals in Tokyo with an ankle injury last month, was thoroughly outplayed by U.S. Open winner Samantha Stosur in their opening match in the White Group of the 2011 WTA Championships in Istanbul,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The top-seed Frenchman Gilles Simon, along with the number three seed, Alexandr Dolgopolov from the Ukraine, have been knocked out in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open. Simon was defeated by Adrian Mannarino from France in three sets, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. On the other side, Dolgopolov was taken...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
John McEnroe has taken down Todd Martin in a 8-5 victory to win the HSBC Tennis Cup for his first title since 2009. "Wow! To finally get a win on the series this year feels amazing. I thought I had a chance tonight, and got off to a great start in the finals against Todd. The win certainly helps...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova from Russia and Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark will front the two round-robin pools for the WTA Championships to be held in Turkey this upcoming week. In the red pool, Wozniacki will be joined by Petra Kvitova, Vera Zvonareva, and Agnieszka Radwanska. In the white pool, Sharapova...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States women’s tennis team has won the gold medal and bronze medal in girls singles tennis at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The number two seed, New York’s Irina Falconi captured the gold medal after defeating Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig, 6-3, 6-2. The last American woman...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Gael Monfils of France has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open, with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 win over world-44th-ranked Bernard Tomic of Australia. Monfils will face South African Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, in the quarterfinals. Unseeded David Nalbandian of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Ken Meyerson, a tennis agent who represented tennis greats, including Andy Roddick, Justin Henin and Chris Evert has passed away at the age of 48. He died on Oct. 19 at home in Florida with the cause of death not immediately known. "Ken was a very a hard worker and was always determined to do his...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Robin Soderling has announced his withdrawal from next month's Paris Masters due to illness. The sixth-ranked Swede has suffered from mononucleosis which has resulted in absence since last July. This withdrawal will ruin his chances of being able to compete in the ATP Tour Finals which will be held...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will once again offer complete coverage at the women's tennis season-ending championship competition, with close to 35 hours of live, week-long match play at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, October 25-30. The network will follow six-and-a-half hours of live...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The upset of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open so far came at the expense of Russian Ana Ivanovic, who was a 3-6, 2-6 loser to Anne Viensouk Keothavong of Great Britain. Keothavong advances to face Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands, who was a 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 winner over Canada's Rebecca Marino...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open officials are exploring the possibility of amending its schedule to switch its final day to a Monday. The three other Grand Slam events, the French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon all wrap up their action on Sundays. USTA Tournament Director Jim Curley has told The Associated Press...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Unseeded American James Blake defeated second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Stockholm Open in Sweden. Also advancing was South Africa's Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, a 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-4 winner over Germany's Tommy...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in eight years, Switzerland's Roger Federer has fallen out of the top three in the ATP rankings. Great Britain’s Andy Murray rises from fourth to third in the new ATP Rankings , with Federer dropping from third to fourth. Serbian Novak Djokovic, the 2011 U.S. Open champ, remains...Read more
Jeffrey A. Greene
After participating in my first beach tennis tournament in Long Beach, N.Y. this past June, I was so intrigued by the sport and the entire atmosphere surrounding the event, that I decided to try to bring this exciting new sport up to my summer camp this season. Having worked at sleepaway camps for...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
High school students will get a chance this month to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 25th Annual College Showcase Day, set for Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount...Read more