New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer has committed to play for Switzerland against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup in 2012. The Swiss federation of tennis states that Federer has confirmed he will play in the Feb. 10-12 series. This will be the first time Federer plays a first round match since 2004...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
If you love playing tennis, you’ll love it even more as part of a team. Similar to the World TeamTennis (WTT) format, the Junior TeamTennis (JTT) format consist of co-ed teams where individual matches incorporate an overall team score. It creates a fun-filled team atmosphere for what is thought of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will honor 28 volunteers, tennis pros, players and organizations at its Annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 21, 2012 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains. The award recipients will be recognized for the range of ways they helped grow tennis in the section, from providing free...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova had a good, but not spectacular, year in 2011 as she failed to win a major. However, the search engine Bing.com says the Russian tennis star, who is currently ranked number four in the world, has been the search engine's "Most-Searched-For Athlete of 2011." Two other women on the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the past 13 years, the world’s best junior tennis players have annually gathered at the hard courts of the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Fla., to compete in the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships. But this year, the USTA opted to shift the event back to its roots,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York City tennis community is blessed to have some of the best indoor facilities and best coaches in the world right here in our backyard. Recently, New York Tennis Magazine spoke with some of these top coaches to get some insight into their coaching/training strategies, what they look for...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 to take Spain's third Davis Cup title in the past four years. This is his first title since winning the French Open and raised him up from a series of underperforming matches played on his part. This win gives...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
WTA number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has hired Ricardo Sanchez as her new coach. Sanchez will replace her father, Piotr Wozniacki, who supposedly "wanted to get a little bit of time off the court." Sanchez's first goal with Wozniacki will be to have her win the Australian Open in January...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal has given Spain a 1-0 lead over Argentina at the Davis Cup after defeating Juan Monaco 6-1, 6-1, 6-2. Nadal played on his prime surface of clay at the Olympic Stadium breaking Monaco seven times. "The best part of my game was I didn't make mistakes," said Nadal. "The most important...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alex Bogomolov Jr. will play for Russia rather than the United States after the ITF confirmed his request. Bogomolov was born in Moscow and has played for the U.S. since he turned Pro in 2002, however has never played at a senior level in the Davis Cup. The Davis Cup Committee came to the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is a interview between U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez: TIM CURRY: Thank you, everyone, for joining us today for this media conference call with Mary Joe Fernandez and Jim Courier. We want to talk both about the upcoming 2012 Fed Cup and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Change is constant … oftentimes motivated by necessity, and other times, triggered by technology in an effort to maximize convenience. Rarely do we have a choice but to adapt, even if we are not clear on how we feel about the particular change. From posted mail to e-mail, landlines to cellphones,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Kirilenko, the 24-year-old Russian tennis star currently ranked 28th in the world, is reportedly romantically involved with Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin. Ovechkin posted a photo of himself and Maria on his Twitter account with a message referring to Kirilenko as his "...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Lleyton Hewitt has received a wild card entry into the Australian Open in January. He has won two Grand Slams and was once ranked first in the world. Hewitt has dropped to 188th in the rankings after injuries have upset his seasons, but Craig Tiley, tournament director, said giving him the wild...Read more
Brent Shearer
Players will want to read this book for its many interesting anecdotes and because it may arm them to win drinks at tennis gatherings by betting on either of the following obscure tennis history questions: Who was the youngest Wimbledon winner for over 50 years until Boris Becker's first title in...Read more