Eric C. Peck
The Round of 16 has taken shape, and the second week of action at the 2011 U.S. Open gets underway Monday, Sept. 5 with a full slate of top-seeded stars still in contention. On the women's side of the draw, a marquee matchup in the afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will see the 28-seed, American...Read more
Eric C. Peck
In Sunday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, 22-year-old American Donald Young reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time, beating 24th-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela from Argentina in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. A full house at the Grandstand gave Young a standing ovation as he celebrated...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Day Six of the 2011 U.S. Open featured a number of seeded players advancing to next week's Final Round of 16. Both the men's and women's top seeds advanced as Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Russian Nikolay Davydenko, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, and on the women's side, top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki from...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Saturday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center determined many of those who will head into next week's Final Round of 16, and in Sunday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, the remaining players on each side will be determined. With most of the top seeds playing Saturday breezing...Read more
Eric C. Peck
In Friday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, an all-American battle of native Nebraskans under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium closed out another great day of action, as 2003 U.S Open Champion Andy Roddick defeated 18-year-old Jack Sock, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. Roddick, the number 21 seed, advances to play...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Weekend action begins Saturday, Sept. 3rd at the 2011 U.S. Open and plenty of top seeds are sticking around this Labor Day weekend for their shot at the finals of the last Grand Slam of 2011 in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Kicking things off on Saturday in the women's draw is top-seeded Caroline...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has announced that tennis icon John McEnroe will lend his analysis and commentary to the network's U.S. Open prime-time broadcast Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4. As with previous Tennis Channel telecasts, McEnroe will be teamed with broadcasting legend Ted Robinson. The two have...Read more
Eric C. Peck
In Friday afternoon action at the 2011 U.S. Open, number three-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova was upset by the number 26 seed, Flavia Pennetta of Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The runner-up at this year's Wimbledon, Sharapova fought back from a 3-0 deficit in the third set and evened...Read more
Eric C. Peck
In Day Four action at the 2011 U.S. Open, the top seeds on both the men's and women's sides of the draw played under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium and both advanced to the next round. On the men's side, top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic was a 6-0, 6-0, 6-2 winner over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Pancho Gonzalez, a tennis pioneer and two-time U.S. National Champion, has been named the 2011 inductee into the U.S. Open Court of Champions, a U.S. Open and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center attraction honoring the greatest singles champions in the history...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Behind upset after upset, the young American women have become the story of week one at the 2011 U.S. Open. Two of these rising stars will be back on the court on Friday looking to slay another set seeded players, as Christina McHale from Englewood Cliff, N.J., who upset the number eight seed...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Switzerland's Roger Federer advanced to the third round at the 2011 U.S. Open with his 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win over Israel's Dudi Sela. Seeded third at the event and currently ranked third in the world, Federer needed a little over an hour to defeat the 93rd-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the recipients of its 2011 ICON Awards, which not only honor individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact on diversity and inclusion in our sport and society, but also emphasize the association’s commitment to fairness and equality. This year’s recipients of...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Day three of the 2011 U.S. Open saw many great matches with an early upset by a 19-year-old American player. That player was Christina McHale of nearby Englewood Cliffs, N.J., who defeated the number eight-seed Marion Bartoli of France in straight sets, 7-6, 6-2. "I couldn't play any sloppy games...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
On Wednesday at the 2011 U.S. Open, 19-year-old American Christina McHalefrom New Jersey took down eight-seed Marion Bartoli from France in straight sets. Venus Williams withdrew from the tournament suddenly after being diagnosed with Sjogren's disease. On Day Four of the event on the women's side...Read more