New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania has scored the first major upset of the 2011 U.S. Open today at Louis Armstrong Stadium as she ousted current Wimbledon champion and the number five seed, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, 7-6, 6-3. Ranked 48th in the world, Dulgheru is coming off injuries to both...Read more
Michael Sarro
On Aug. 25, BNP Paribas hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Tennis event where the tops in the game of tennis and the top chefs in the world gathered together in Manhattan at The W Hotel to showcase some amazing food, drink signature cocktails and dance the night away with several renown DJs on hand...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova, fresh off her recent finals win in Cincinnati over former world number one-ranked Jelena Jankovic in three sets, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, is in New York gearing up for her appearance at the 2011 U.S. Open. Sharapova, like the other pros shooting for 2011 U.S. Open glory, have hit...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open is new underway at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The threat of Hurricane Irene swept through the area and has left many without power and water damage, but the Open is scheduled to get underway with no delays in sight. While the winds and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The sport’s top stars are set to make New York their home away from home from Aug. 29-Sept. 13, and this article will serve as your guide in and around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as the Open takes place. From trendy places to eat, to where to go to possibly meet...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The sport’s top stars are set to make New York their home away from home from Aug. 29-Sept. 13, and this article will serve as your guide in and around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as the Open takes place. From trendy places to eat, to where to go to possibly meet...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the 14 winners of its 13th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest. The winning essays and art projects were selected from student entries submitted to the more than 600 USTA National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network chapters from around the country. Students were...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner have both advanced to the semifinals of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina. Roddick rolled over Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday, while Isner, a native of nearby Greensboro, N.C., beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, setting up the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open champ and golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted that he is romantically involved with top-ranked WTA star Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark. McIlroy's admission verifies a relationship that has been long-rumored as McIlory has been spotted in New Haven, Conn. supporting Wozniacki at this week's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In light of the weather forecast regarding Hurricane Irene, and in order to avoid any possible safety issues to fans and patrons, many of whom would have been arriving on-site with young children, the USTA has announced the cancelation of the 2011 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. This decision also follows...Read more
Pablo Sierra
The South Brooklyn Tennis Association (SBTA) and USTA/Eastern recently participated in the “Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!” event in the Bronx at the Fordham Road Renaissance Festival. The event, presented to promote physical activity, nutrition, and various health screenings, was sponsored by...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Today at the USTA BIllie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., the men's and women's draws were announced for the 2011 U.S. Open. On the men's side, top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face a still-to-be-determined qualifier, while the number two seed, Rafael Nadal from Spain, will...Read more
Michael Sarro
On Aug. 23, hundreds of fans were lined up outside Bar Basque in New York City to catch a glimpse of 2010 U.S. Open champ, Rafael Nadal. Nadal was on hand to promote his new campaign with Bacardi Limited, Champions Drink Responsibly, a campaign that conveys a message that everyone can be a champion...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of the U.S. Open, have announced the official menu and expanded culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11. With a menu that reflects the international flair...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion, has been named the top seed in men’s singles at the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The...Read more