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
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fresh off last month's win at the 2012 Australian Open, top-ranked Russian Victoria Azarenka has defeated Simona Halep of Romania in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the 2012 Qatar Open quarterfinals. Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic also held back Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova by a score...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Grand Slam tournament champion John McEnroe has been named the 2012 spokesperson for “Tennis Night In America,” a combined promotional effort between the USTA, StarGames Inc. and MSG Sports. “Tennis Night in America” is an annual celebration of tennis that includes youth registration...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern returns to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Thursday, Feb. 23 to host a 10 & Under Tennis clinic with French Open Doubles Champion and ESPN Commentator Patrick McEnroe. The clinic, which is being held for the second consecutive year at the Intrepid, will give children a...Read more
Emilie Katz
Australian Open 2011 January 17-30, 2011 Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Men’s Singles Finals Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 Men's Doubles Finals Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan defeated Mahesh Bhupathi & Leander Paes, 6–3, 6–4 Women’s Singles Finals Kim Clijsters defeated Li...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Six current or former world number one-ranked players from the United States, including Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Bob and Mike Bryan, Lindsay Davenport, and John McEnroe, were among the names drafted by the eight franchises in the World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League presented by GEICO. Other...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Every autumn, the Prospect Park Tennis Center’s tennis bubbles fill with cheers of encouragement as the Special Aces Tennis Program gets underway. This unique program offers Brooklyn kids with special needs a rare opportunity to improve their motor skills in an engaging group setting. For 21 weeks...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff draw was conducted on Tuesday and the U.S. drew an away tie in Ukraine that will be played Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2012. The women's U.S. team needs to defeat the Ukraine to compete in the World Group in 2013 and contend for the 2013 Fed Cup...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis legend John McEnroe took part in an exhibition on the opening night of the SAP Open in San Jose, Calif., teaming with fellow American Jack Sock in the duo's 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Gael Monfils and 2011 NCAA champion Steve Johnson before a crowd of 5,157. The 52-year-old McEnroe hit...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
At its Semi-Annual Meeting on Sept. 7, the USTA voted to further reduce the number of tournaments that count for men’s singles and individual doubles rankings from five to four starting in 2012. When the points ranking system took effect in 2004, the six best tournament results counted. A few years...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States has defeated Switzerland in 2012 Davis Cup action, 5-0, as Americans Ryan Harris and John Isner both had straight set victories to complete the undefeated match. The matches, held on an indoor red clay court at the Forum Fribourg in Fribourg, Switzerland, saw Harrison win back-to-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
An evening of tennis will be held Monday, March 5 in New York City at Madison Square Garden with the BNP Paribas Tennis Showdown. This is the fifth year the event will be held at the World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, and the event will kick off with Grand Slam champion Maria...Read more