New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic, a former Wimbledon champion, has won her first WTA Championships title on Sunday by defeating Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in the finals of the Istanbul Open in Turkey to put her second in world rankings. Kvitova took a 5-0 lead in the first, however, fell...Read more
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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has claimed the Erste Bank Open tournament in Vienna, Austria to claim his second title of the year with a 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Juan Martin Del Potro in the finals. Tsonga will now move past American Mardy Fish to become the number seven-ranked player in the...Read more
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The St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers ended their season undefeated after beating Archbishop Molloy 5-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Alley Pond Tennis Center. It marked the 200th straight victory for the Terriers and they have now gone unbeaten over the course of 14 consecutive years. The Terriers...Read more
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The USTA and Intercollegiate Tennis Association has announced the fields for the 2011 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, which will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center’s Indoor Building Nov. 3-6. The men’s field will feature reigning ITA All-American...Read more
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Several of the biggest names in tennis came together at the 19th annual WTT Smash Hits presented by GEICO at Cleveland Public Hall, raising more than $500,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. Team Elton rallied to win the match over Team Billie Jean 19...Read more
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Russian Maria Sharapova's withdrawal from the season-ending WTA Championships, has ensured that Caroline Wozniacki would end the year as world number one. Wozniacki lost her match yesterday at the WTA Championships in three sets 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Russian Vera Zvonareva. But with world number two...Read more
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After losing her second straight match, Maria Sharapova of Russia has pulled out of the WTA Championships with a sore ankle Wednesday. Sharapova entered the tournament after sitting out since withdrawing in the quarterfinals in Tokyo last month due to an ankle injury. After losing 7-6(4), 6-4 to Li...Read more
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At the end of the outdoor season, Prospect Park Tennis Center holds an end of the year tournament open to the public. The tournament features a men’s and women’s singles bracket, a men’s and women’s doubles bracket, and a mixed-doubles bracket. Now celebrating its fifth year, the Prospect Park...Read more
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Tennis Channel and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), the governing body of women's professional tennis, have extended their programming agreement through 2016, ensuring the network's place as the year-round home of such stars as Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters, and sisters Venus and Serena...Read more
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World number two-ranked Maria Sharapova, who played her first match since pulling out of the quarterfinals in Tokyo with an ankle injury last month, was thoroughly outplayed by U.S. Open winner Samantha Stosur in their opening match in the White Group of the 2011 WTA Championships in Istanbul,...Read more
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The top-seed Frenchman Gilles Simon, along with the number three seed, Alexandr Dolgopolov from the Ukraine, have been knocked out in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open. Simon was defeated by Adrian Mannarino from France in three sets, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. On the other side, Dolgopolov was taken...Read more
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John McEnroe has taken down Todd Martin in a 8-5 victory to win the HSBC Tennis Cup for his first title since 2009. "Wow! To finally get a win on the series this year feels amazing. I thought I had a chance tonight, and got off to a great start in the finals against Todd. The win certainly helps...Read more
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Maria Sharapova from Russia and Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark will front the two round-robin pools for the WTA Championships to be held in Turkey this upcoming week. In the red pool, Wozniacki will be joined by Petra Kvitova, Vera Zvonareva, and Agnieszka Radwanska. In the white pool, Sharapova...Read more
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The United States women’s tennis team has won the gold medal and bronze medal in girls singles tennis at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The number two seed, New York’s Irina Falconi captured the gold medal after defeating Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig, 6-3, 6-2. The last American woman...Read more
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Top-seeded Gael Monfils of France has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open, with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 win over world-44th-ranked Bernard Tomic of Australia. Monfils will face South African Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, in the quarterfinals. Unseeded David Nalbandian of...Read more