Brian Coleman
A year ago, Ryan Fishback came up short in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Singles final, falling to Oyster Bay’s Patrick Maloney in straight sets. The Geneva junior would not be denied this year, however, as he defeated Syosset’s Kabir Rajpal 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sloane Stephens outlasted Polona Hercog to reach the French Open Round of 16 on Friday, notching a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 victory in two hours and 32 minutes. Last year’s finalist and the seventh seed overcame 43 unforced errors off her racket, but took advantage of 56 from Hercog to book her spot in the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham in Chatham, N.J. will play host to the Centercourt Shootout , a Men’s Professional Tennis Tournament, set for Friday-Sunday, July 12-14. The Centercourt Shootout will feature eight ATP Tour players battling it out for $50,000 in prize money, winner-take-all. “...Read more
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday, downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last year’s runner-up Dominic Thiem moved into the French Open third round on Thursday , downing Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes. “Today was very difficult,” said the fourth-seeded Austrian. “It was a tough match-up for me because there were almost...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After dropping the first set of her opening round match, Serena Williams wasted no time in booking her third round spot at the French Open on Thursday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion rolled past Japan’s Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-2, hitting 36 winners and never facing a break point in the one hour and...Read more
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The Tennis Moms
I take one hopeful half step into the Tennis Club when I hear Susie, my team captain, talking crazy. It’s Monday morning, and I’m looking forward to working on my tennis game – and sweating out that extra slice of pizza I had with the kids last night. Coach yells, “Caroline, you're on court three...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Naomi Osaka, winner of the last two Grand Slams, fought back from the brink of defeat in the French Open first round on Tuesday. The top-ranked woman in the world defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 0-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 to avoid the opening round upset. “I think this is the most nervous I have ever been...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of New York Tennis Magazine Can Nadal win 12th French Open crown? If Rafael Nadal is in the French Open draw, he generally becomes the undisputed favorite to be the final one standing when all is said and done. That has been the case for nearly...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced it has reached an agreement with both the ATP and WTA Tours to provide a structure that allows for smooth mobility for professional players. The agreement includes the awarding of ATP and WTA ranking points at $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Public School Athletic League (PSAL) New York City “A” Division final will take place on Tuesday, May 28 at Lehman College as familiar foes Beacon and Bronx Science will meet for the city title. On Wednesday, both teams won their respective semifinal matchups as Beacon defeated Staten Island...Read more
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today that 23-time Grand Slam champion (including doubles) Venus Williams will visit the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning on Friday, July 19 when the Empire take on the visiting Washington Kastles. The match begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the third straight year, the Centercourt Warriors have won the USTA’s New Jersey Region/Northern Jersey Championship. The 12U team finished atop the league with a record of 19-1, including 109 individual victories and only 11 losses, in a season that ran from October to May. “The three straight...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Townsend Harris edged High School of American Studies 3-2 to reach the PSAL “A” Division quarterfinals on Monday afternoon. Justin Chen defeated Jacob Gottesfeld 10-6 at second singles, while Joshua Ashvil notched a 10-2 victory over Alexander Fraser at third singles. Townsend Harris’ second...Read more
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Rafael Nadal got the better of Novak Djokovic in a star-studded Italian Open final on Sunday, capturing the Rome title with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 victory. Nadal was competing in his 50 th Masters 1000 final while also looking to hoist his first trophy of the season. “What means most to me is this trophy...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open in Rome on Friday with a leg and hand injury, respectively. “I am disappointed that I will not be able to compete today,” said Federer. “I am not 100 percent physically, and after consultation with my team, it was determined that I...Read more