New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Robert Kendrick has been found to have committed a doping violation under Article C.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Program (presence of a prohibited substance in player’s sample) and has been suspended from participation for one year...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Junior tennis players from across USTA Eastern got a chance to improve their games and learn about careers in professional tennis this week, as they received coaching from four former professional tennis players–Katrina Adams, Leslie Allen, Rodney Harmon and Ann Koger–at the section’s 13th Annual...Read more
David Drucker
American Andy Roddick has announced his withdrawal from the Legg Mason Classic in Washington, D.C., set for July 30-Aug. 7 at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, due to a partially-torn abdominal muscle on his right side. Roddick had mentioned the injury most likely occurred...Read more
David Drucker
In Thursday action at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif., American Serena Williams was able to knock off Maria Kirilenko of Russia in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. With this victory, it now sets up the match of the tournament with Serena going toe-to-toe now with Russian Maria Sharapova...Read more
Dr. Juan Gargiulo
Platelet Rich Plasma, or “PRP,” is one of a growing number of therapies which enhances the body’s ability to heal itself. During a PRP procedure, a certified physician extracts one to two ounces of blood from the vein, and uses a centrifuge to separate out the platelets. Platelets are the part of...Read more
David Drucker
Yesterday evening under the lights of the L.A. Tennis Center, fans were treated to the most anticipated matchup of the draw, a second round clash between number two seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and James Blake of the United States at the Farmers Classic. For Blake, this is the second...Read more
David Drucker
Maria Sharapova continues to roll this summer with her consistent play, which was on display yesterday when she defeated Daniela Hantuchova in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 at the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on the campus of Stanford University. Coming off her Wimbledon...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that reigning U.S. Open Champions Rafael Nadal and Kim Clijsters, world number one ranked Novak Djokovic, former U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick and the 2010 U.S. Open Wheelchair Champion David Wagner will team up with actor Bradley Cooper, New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Serena Williams defeated Australian Anastasia Rodionova, 6-0, 6-0 in first round action at the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on the campus of Stanford University. Currently ranked 169th with the WTA, the match marked Serena's first on American soil...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the World Junior Tennis Competition Finals. The event features 32 teams (16 boys teams and 16 girls teams) composed of players 14-and-under from 25 nations across the world. The U.S. girls’ team captured its...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Ross School Tennis Center in East Hampton, N.Y. recently hosted a Tennis Family Weekend with tennis great, Patrick McEnroe. The weekend kicked off with a dinner at Race Lane Restaurant, honoring grandparents and special friends. Cocktails, dinner, dessert and a student art auction were all part...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro Corporate Tennis League (MCTL), a joint initiative of Metrotennis CTA and USTA/Eastern Metro Region, recently finished its Winter 2011 season. The league continues to grow and more than 50 corporate teams participated in the 2011 season across three levels: Advanced, Advanced Intermediate...Read more
Ajay Kumar
The sport of tennis has evolved. The days of pure serve-and-volleyers, or pure baseliners, are diminishing. However, tennis players are thinking differently and have become all-court players—executing a variety of strokes in any given match regardless of the surface. It is rare to see players of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alexios Halebian of Glendale, Calif. and Luca Corinteli of Alexandria, Va. have captured the Boys 18s and 16s singles titles, respectively, on Sunday at the 2011 USTA National Clay Court Championships at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in Delray Beach, Fla. Gabrielle Andrews of Pomona, Calif., won...Read more
David Drucker
Sunday’s final at the ATP 250 Atlanta Championships, the first tournament in the summer U.S. Open Series, was pretty identical to last year's final as once again, Mardy Fish took on fellow American John Isner. And like last year, Fish was able to outlast Isner in the scorching Atlanta heat, 3-6, 7-...Read more