New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro Corporate Tennis League (MCTL), a joint initiative of Metrotennis CTA and USTA/Eastern Metro Region, recently finished its Winter 2011 season. The league continues to grow and more than 50 corporate teams participated in the 2011 season across three levels: Advanced, Advanced Intermediate...Read more
Ajay Kumar
The sport of tennis has evolved. The days of pure serve-and-volleyers, or pure baseliners, are diminishing. However, tennis players are thinking differently and have become all-court players—executing a variety of strokes in any given match regardless of the surface. It is rare to see players of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alexios Halebian of Glendale, Calif. and Luca Corinteli of Alexandria, Va. have captured the Boys 18s and 16s singles titles, respectively, on Sunday at the 2011 USTA National Clay Court Championships at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in Delray Beach, Fla. Gabrielle Andrews of Pomona, Calif., won...Read more
David Drucker
Sunday’s final at the ATP 250 Atlanta Championships, the first tournament in the summer U.S. Open Series, was pretty identical to last year's final as once again, Mardy Fish took on fellow American John Isner. And like last year, Fish was able to outlast Isner in the scorching Atlanta heat, 3-6, 7-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the timeline for cities to bid on hosting the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round between the U.S. and Belarus, Feb. 4-5. The draw for the 2012 Fed Cup competition was held July 17 in Japan. The USTA will select the site for the 2012 Fed Cup World...Read more
David Drucker
Last night in World TeamTennis action, the Boston Lobsters defeated the Newport Beach Breakers 22-14, and with the win, Boston advanced to the 2011 WTT playoffs, eliminating the New York Sportimes with their victory. The two teams were both tied in the standings with matching 7-7 records, but the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked and reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, reigning U.S. Open and French Open champion Rafael Nadal, and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer lead the men’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Championships...Read more
Monica Gorny
Sportimes Stadium at Randall’s Island was bubbling with excitement last night as the New York Sportimes took on the Washington Kastles in World TeamTennis action to close out the 2011 WTT season. Despite impressive play from the Sportimes team, the Kastles proved too much to handle as they clinched...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA is teaming up with Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf to encourage children to get healthy, active and into the game through the USTA’s 10 and Under Tennis program. The collaboration will launch a new commercial that will air during the Olympus U.S. Open Series and the U.S. Open. The 30-second...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday, Sept. 9, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City for The Legends Ball, an annual social event that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tonight, Serena Williams will be in New York as the New York Sportimes face the Washington Kastles in World TeamTennis action at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island at 7:00 p.m. The Sportimes will seek to avenge a tough loss to the Kastles last night at SEFCU Arena at the University of Albany,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced that it will host its second annual U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff to award a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2011 U.S. Open. Eight men and eight women will be invited to compete for the wild cards Aug. 18-20 at the Junior Tennis Champions...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 97 of the top 100 women, including two-time defending U.S. Open champion and reigning Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters, and fellow 2011 Grand Slam singles champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova, are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis...Read more
Joan Dziena
From the very beginning of the game, tennis has been a sport where fashion has played a pivotal role. From the days of lawn tennis, to the Roaring 20s and on into the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s … tennis style has chronicled the growing need for on the court comfort coupled with proper performance...Read more
Luke Jensen
If you play tennis to win, there is not a level of play that does not involve pressure. In tennis, someone will win and someone will lose. As a player, I felt my best when something was on the line. Money, trophies … pride! I liked playing tons of sets and if that was not an option, then tons of...Read more