New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Venus Williams will return to action on the WTA Tour in March after receiving a wild card to compete in her first tournament since her withdrawal in August with an autoimmune disease, making her return at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Fla. Venus returned to active competition in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday evening March 5, the top stars from both the ATP and WTA tours will converge on the World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City for the BNP Paribas Showdown. This year, one men's singles exhibition will take place between world number three-ranked Roger Federer of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the 2012 Australian Open champion, has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships after sustaining an ankle injury. The 22-year-old will take two to three days of rest in hopes of healing. She was on a 17 match winning streak and this break will allow her to go home and spend...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Andy Roddick has been upset by Xavier Malisse of Belgium, 7-6, 7-5, in the opening round match on Wednesday night during the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, Tenn. Roddick, who has fallen to 27th in the ATP Tour rankings, had his earliest departure after 12 prior appearances...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Love and marriage? Dane world number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and the number two-ranked golfer in the world, Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, have been dating the since the 2011 U.S. Open with the Golden couple having confirmed that, they are in love. However, Wozniacki has stated that she will not get...Read more
Brent Shearer
Rafa , an autobiography of former number one player Rafael Nadal, was published last summer, but considering that its subject has just scored another career triumph, playing on Spain's winning Davis Cup team late last year, this is a good time to revisit Nadal's story. As sport autobiographies go,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark went back at Martina Navratilova this past week after she claimed that Wozniacki had never deserved to even be at the top of the world rankings. Wozniacki said she lost respect for Navratilova and that it was meant to stir things up a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia has defeated Francesca Schiavone of Italy to advance to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships, winning in straight sets, 6-1, 7-5, after breezing through the first set of the match. The first set lasted just 33 min. with Schiavone attempting a comeback in the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As part of their ongoing partnership, the USTA and Nickelodeon have announced the launch of the “Tennis Really Rocks” sweepstakes. One lucky kid will win the grand prize—a trip for four to New York to attend Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the annual kick-off event to the U.S. Open; as well as hang with the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in television history, Tennis Channel will rank the best 100 players ever to pick up a tennis racquet. The "100 Greatest of All-Time, Presented by Ally Bank," is a five-night, week-long series that will cross generation and gender as it counts down the game's most elite on-court...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York T ennis Magazine recently had a chance to chat with former world number one Maria Sharapova of Russia, who will be coming to New York on Monday, March 5 to compete at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. The annual event will feature two exhibition matches along with other...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number three-ranked Roger Federer of Switzerland won the 2012 ABN AMRO World Tennis finals for his first title of 2012 after defeating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. Federer led 5-0 in the first set with Del Potro making many errors. The Argentinian del Potro,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus was victorious in the finals of the Qatar Open after defeating Sam Stosur of Australia in straight sets 6-1, 6-2. Azarenka played through a lingering ankle injury to take her 17th straight victory and her first title after replacing Caroline Wozniacki as the world's top...Read more
Alex Vayner
As a New York City tennis player, you probably never get as much court time as you would like to prepare for your league or tournament matches. When you lose a match, especially a close one, you just know that you could have prepared and played better. Sound familiar? We have all been there and our...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
SUNY Oneonta Director of Athletics Tracey Ranieri has announced that Long Island native Lonnie Mitchel has been selected as the interim tennis coach effective immediately. Mitchel replaces Bill May, who resigned earlier this month to take the head coaching position for men and women's tennis at...Read more