New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The number-two seed and former world number one Rafael Nadal fell at the hands of Novak Djokovic in the 2011 U.S. Open Men's Singles final. Nadal won the 2010 U.S. Open against Djokovic and this year Djokovic got his revenge and captured the title. Here is a post-match interview with Nadal after...Read more
Michael Sarro
On Thursday, Sept. 8, New York Tennis Magazine had the privilege to spend some time with tennis legend Steffi Graf for the Longines Tennis Court for Kids Clinic at the Harlem Armory. Taking part in the event was the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program (HJTEP), which provides 500 inner-city...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 U.S. Open concluded Monday evening with the Men's Singles match between number-one seeded Novak Djokovic from Serbia and the second-seeded Rafael Nadal from Spain. Djokovic took the match in four sets, 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1, and in the process, won his first-ever U.S. Open championship...Read more
Eric C. Peck
And at 8:20 p.m. EST on Monday night, top-seeded Novak Djokovic dropped to the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium, part jubilation, part exhaustion, in celebration of his 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 2011 U.S. Open finals win over the number two seed, Rafael Nadal, thus ending this year's event in Flushing...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenagers Melanie Oudin and Jack Sock won the 2011 U.S. Open Mixed-Doubles title Friday night, beating the eighth-seeded team Gisela Dulko and Eduardo Schwank of Argentina in a third set super-tiebreak, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-8 in front of the crowd who remained after the Men's Quarterfinals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 U.S. Open saw the number nine seed Australian Samantha Stosur take the title as the women's singles champion. Stosur defeated the 28th-seeded and former number one American Serena Williams in straight sets. The Australian native was the first Aussie to win a major tournament in 31 years...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a post-match interview at the 2011 U.S. Open, 28th-seeded American Serena Williams elaborates on the women's final match on Sunday where she lost in straight sets to the ninth-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia. She speaks in regards to the questioned actions of the umpire along with her level...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2011 U.S. Open, First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the USTA for engaging millions of children in tennis, introducing tennis into thousands of elementary schools throughout the country, and building more than 2000 right-sized courts that provide a place for young people to play tennis. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Grace Min, a 17-year-old from Duluth, Ga., upset top-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 7-5, 7-6(3), to win the 2011 U.S. Open Junior Girls singles title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Garcia is currently ranked 138th in the WTA rankings while...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Thirty-year-old Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands won her 429th consecutive singles match at the 2011 U.S. Open, defeating fellow Netherlands native Aniek Van Koot, 6-2, 6-1 for the Wheelchair Women's Singles Championship. Vergeer has become one of the most successful wheelchair tennis players in...Read more
Eric C. Peck
It all comes down to today, the final day of the 2011 U.S. Open and the Men's Singles Finals match between the top two seeded players, top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic and second-seeded Rafael Nadal from Spain. Things get underway at 4:00 p.m. EST at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, N.Y...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australian Samantha Stosur, the number nine-seed at the 2011 U.S. Open, saved her best for last as she upset 28th-seeded American Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in a surprisingly lopsided win to earn the 2011 U.S. Open Championship. The title is Stosur's first-ever Grand Slam title. “I think I...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic from Serbia rallied from two sets down and saved two match points to beat five-time U.S. Open champion, Roger Federer of Switzerland, 6-7 (7-9), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5, to reach the 2011 U.S. Open Finals. Djokovic, the world's number one player, who is enjoying one of the best...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Saturday, Sept. 10 is Day 13 of the U.S. Open, and while there may be no guarantees in life, the only guarantee about the day is that the elite of the elite in the sport of tennis will be showcased in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Perhaps the fact that...Read more
Eric C. Peck
American John Isner's run at the 2011 U.S. Open came to an end on Friday afternoon, falling to the number four-seed, Andy Murray from Great Britain, in a four-set match, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(2). Murray advances to play in the semifinals against the winner of Friday's match between American Andy...Read more