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
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American tennis lives on at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as Andy Roddick, John Isner and Serena Williams have all taken steps closer to the 2011 U.S. Open championship. The American trio will play their upcoming matches over the course of today, leading into this weekend's...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Roger Federer of Switzerland, a five-time U.S. Open champion, held off the 11th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straights sets Thursday night under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, to advance to the semifinals. Their quarterfinal match was delayed by rain for more than 90...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Day 12 of the 2011 U.S. Open kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center with some American men's singles action in Arthur Ashe Stadium beginning at noon EST. American John Isner, the 28-seed. will be playing the number four seed Andy Murray of Scotland in the quarterfinals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Due to the schedule changes caused by the inclement weather this week at the 2011 U.S. Open, the USTA has released a revised schedule of matches to accommodate both ticket holders and the remaining matches at the events. ►Men's Singles Quarterfinals (Session #20): The remaining Men’s Singles...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On March 5, 2012, the 2012 BNP Paribas Showdown will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, highlighted by two marquee exhibition matches. Representing the men's side of the sport, Switzerland's Roger Federer will take on American Andy Roddick who he has met with on 22 different...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Matches have resumed after rain had cancelled the last two days of play at the 2011 U.S. Open, with players having a lot to make up in very little time. As Jim Curley, director of the U.S. Open stated yesterday, "Right now, it’s our intention to finish the tournament on time,” many of those...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Rain yesterday at the 2011 U.S. Open again washed out action, creating some interesting scenarios for Thursday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as Day 11 action begins. All 20 players are still alive in the singles draws, particularly on the men’s side, where the four...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jennifer Capriati, one of America's most dominant tennis players in the 1990s and early 2000s; Russia's first world number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Brazilian tennis superstar Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten have been nominated to receive the highest honor available in the sport of tennis, induction into...Read more