David Drucker
Now this is just getting a little weird. First the men’s side loses Andy Murray to which the women’s side loses Kim Clijsters. Yesterday, the men’s side lost Rafael Nadal, and that was followed up by the women losing Caroline Wozniacki. If this is the pattern, should we expect Federer and Serena to...Read more
David Drucker
There’s some kind of déjà vu feeling in the air as I remember writing an article recapping Andy Murray’s embarrassing opening round exit in Montreal to Kevin Anderson of South Africa. That story doesn’t even compare to Rafael Nadal losing 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) in his opening round match to Ivan Dodig...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will explore five alternative tennis histories in the upcoming edition of countdown series, "Best of 5." Among the scenarios the fourth season's latest episode, What Ifs, will consider: What If young number one Monica Seles had never been attacked by a deranged fan at the height of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York City tennis players are lucky. They have access to one of the few public red clay tennis facilities in the United States thanks to the Riverside Clay Tennis Association (RCTA) which maintains and manages 10 beautiful red clay courts along the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Riverside Park near...Read more
David Drucker
Just like the men in Montreal, the women have just gotten underway with the Rogers Cup which is taking place in Toronto, Canada. Just like the men again, all the top tier names such as world number one and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, second ranked Kim Clijsters of Belgium,...Read more
David Drucker
The first big summer tournament kicked off this past Monday in Montreal, Canada with the ATP 1000 Series Rogers Cup. All of the top tier players, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, etc. would be playing in their first major tournament since Wimbledon. Yesterday,...Read more
Deborah-Rose Andrews
The Mixed-Doubles Regional Playoffs were held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center May 14-15. For the first time, we had teams representing the Bronx. There were 10 matches scheduled for Saturday, May 14. The weather was dreary, but we were hopeful. The first round went smoothly, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ITF Beach Tennis Tour has tournaments year-round all over the world. In the last two years, since the ITF's partnership with BTUSA, the best American players in the country have tried to make their move up the rankings. Each round advanced in an ITF Tournament awards players points which go...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is an excerpt from a recent Olympus U.S. Open Series conference call with world's number one ranked women's tennis player Caroline Wozniacki that New York Tennis Magazine participated in: How does the atmosphere in New York for the U.S. Open compare to other majors? Do you enjoy that...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In addition to being the number one-ranked player in the United States, Mardy Fish is currently number one in the Olympus U.S. Open Series Bonus Challenge men's standings, having reached the finals of the first two events: Winning in Atlanta and with a runner-up finish Sunday in Los Angeles. The...Read more
David Drucker
Venus Williams has announced that she will be withdrawing from the Masters Series tournament in Toronto, Canada due to an illness. Venus explained that she had not been feeling well Sunday and decided to see a doctor where it was determined that she has a viral illness that will prevent her from...Read more
David Drucker
This weekend at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, D.C. we saw the unexpected happen. By that, I mean unseeded Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic capturing the title, as he faced the number one seed, Gael Monfils of France, who was obviously favored going into the match. Two rain delays...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Growing up in a tennis family, Freddi Ford undoubtedly always enjoyed tennis and attending the U.S. Open. Freddi’s father played for Yale and was a competitive club player, her mom played a few times a week, and both her brother and sister were college tennis players. At around the age of 30,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A Message From USTA Metro President Carl Summerlin This is the inaugural printing of New York Tennis Magazine and I send a hearty greeting to all of New York City. It is an exciting time in the tennis industry, and I welcome all who are reading this message to get out and play the great game of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 11th-seeded American John Isner got past his doubles partner and fellow American James Blake, 7-6 (0), 1-6, 7-6 (4) in Washington, D.C. in Thursday action at the Legg Mason Classic. Isner hit 13 aces and overcame 46 unforced errors, including seven double-faults, to beat Blake for the second...Read more