New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it is offering a free USTA Junior Membership to all children age 10 and under. The membership promotion, which launched during the July 4 holiday weekend, is open to all first-time junior members until Dec. 31, 2011. This special USTA membership offer will allow more...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Lindsay Davenport of the St. Louis Aces will be unable to play in the World TeamTennis Pro League this summer. Davenport, who is pregnant, was placed under travel and activity restrictions by her doctor today. Davenport was scheduled to play her first WTT match last night in Newport Beach, Calif,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel's World TeamTennis Wednesdays begins this evening, July 6th and airs throughout July. Tennis Channel will air matches that feature such stars as John McEnroe, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Martina Hingis and others during its coverage of the three-week World TeamTennis Pro League...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Coming off an outstanding 2010 campaign in which they advanced to the World TeamTennis Finals, the New York Sportimes have announced their 2011 schedule, with seven home matches in July, including five at Sportime Randall’s Island Tennis Center in Manhattan and two at SEFCU Arena at the University...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA and the ITF, in partnership with Beach Tennis Chicago, present the 2011 BTUSA/ITF Beach Tennis National Championship, set for Sunday, July 10 at North Avenue Beach in Chicago. The 2011 BTUSA/ITF Beach Tennis National Championship is an ITF Grade 3 tournament, as Pros will receive...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Wimbledon television coverage is ceasing to broadcast on NBC after doing so for 43 years. ESPN looks to be the successor to NBC for future years. According to NBC, they were "simply outbid and would have liked to continue their relationship." There has been confirmation that ESPN is in the process...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 World TeamTennis season will get underway in New York tomorrow night, and the first home match of the season for the New York Sportimes will be against the Boston Lobsters. The Sportimes will be led by former world number one Martina Hingis. The match will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tomorrow will...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal from Spain, 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon in the finals of Wimbledon. With the win, Djokovic upped his record on the year to 48-1 and captured his first-ever Wimbledon title. It was Djokovic's fifth straight win over Nadal, the 2010 Wimbledon...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova was upset Saturday in the finals of Wimbledon by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, as Kvitova captured her first ever Grand Slam title in a 6-3, 6-4 win. Sharapova, who took home the Wimbledon title in 2004 as a 17-year-old, finished with six double-faults, including...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic will take over the top spot in the ATP rankings on Monday as he defeated Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 en route to his first Wimbledon finals. Djokovic will unseat his finals opponent, Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who also heads to the finals after his 5-7...Read more
Michael Sarro
I wouldn’t go as far as calling myself a true “gamer,” but when it comes to sports video games, I am highly experienced, yet I have rarely played tennis games in the past few years, especially on next-generation consoles (Microsoft’s XBOX 360, PlayStation 3 or Nintendo’s Wii). I am not sure if this...Read more
Monica Gorny
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic took the tennis world by surprise this morning as she powered her way into the 2011 Wimbledon Championship match beating fourth seed, Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. This is Kvitova’s first appearance in a Grand Slam final, and the first appearance of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Hamptons Tennis Classic will be held 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Sportime Amagansett, located at 320 Abrahams Path in East Hampton, N.Y. Admission to the event includes lunch, snacks, classes, a silent auction, an awards reception and a gift bag. Register by Friday, July 29...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced that the popular “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will return for a second season. This year, Tennis Channel will first air each episode on Wednesday nights throughout the summer at 10:00 p.m., followed by repeats on MSG Plus every Saturday at noon...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Sportimes of World TeamTennis have announced two changes to their 2011 summer schedule. First is a special guest appearance of tennis legend Chris Evert during the July 11 match at Sportime Stadium Randall's Island match versus the St. Louis Aces. Evert will play an exhibition set...Read more