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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of the U.S. Open, have announced the official menu and expanded culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11. With a menu that reflects the international flair...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion, has been named the top seed in men’s singles at the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The...Read more
Roman Prokes
As the U.S. Open nears, tennis players have the obstacle of playing on a third surface in less than two months. Shuffling between these surfaces creates key variations for players to compensate for. Players are constantly switching their timing of shots, style of play, strategy and even footwork...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams has clinched the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series women’s title on Tuesday. This is the first career Olympus U.S. Open Series title for Serena, who earned 170 points by winning titles at Series events in Stanford and Toronto. Williams will now compete for the largest payout in tennis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the 14 teams that will compete in the first-ever U.S. Open National Playoffs–Mixed-Doubles Championship, Aug. 24-27, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven, Conn. The tournament is being held in conjunction with the New Haven Open at Yale presented by First...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick advanced in the Winston-Salem Open Tuesday night in the second round of the men's draw which leads up to the U.S. Open beginning next week. Roddick defeated Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France, 6-2, 6-4. This is just the second match for Roddick in the past six weeks after recovering from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Robert Kendrick was banned from tennis for one year after testing postiive for methylhexaneamine at the French Open on May 22. Kendrick maintains that he took a capsule of Zija XM3 to combat jetlag, however, it was among the sport's list of banned substances. The 31-year-old American had his ban...Read more
Ricky Becker
For two weeks in May, I couldn’t stop following tennis. I looked forward to coming home at the end of the day and watching more tennis. It wasn’t the French Open that captivated me … it was the NCAA Tennis Championships which I loved watching on the computer and on ESPNU. In case you missed it or...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2011 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 29-Sept. 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship is...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
From the earliest days, nations have experienced the struggle of war in an effort to assert their beliefs. For more than a century, countries have prided themselves on their most talented athletes and champions. As a result, the trials of war and the triumphs of sport have intersected on and off...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the names of 14 talented vocalists, ages 12-and-under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs during 13 sessions during the 2011 U.S. Open, and on Arthur Ashe Kids Day. The lineup for this year’s big event features talent from throughout the New York and New Jersey...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In its third year of U.S. Open coverage, Tennis Channel will add Mary Carillo to its on-air lineup, marking the Queens, N.Y., native's first stint in the network's broadcast booth at the Flushing Meadow-based largest event in tennis. Carillo, who made her Grand Slam debut for the channel during its...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, will host its 11th Annual Opening Night Gala in the USTA President’s Box at the U.S. Open on Aug. 29. The evening will feature honored guests including legendary Grammy and Emmy award winning performer Tony...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray of Great Britian defeated Serbian Novak Djokovic on Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati in the finals of the Western & Southern Open after Djokovic, the world's number one ranked player on the ATP Tour, was forced to retire due to a sore right shoulder. Djokovic made 20 unforced errors...Read more
USTA Eastern Section
All 25 players being honored at the Junior Awards Gala on Aug. 29 finished well in section tournaments this year, earning enough points to be recognized by USTA Eastern on Opening Day of the U.S. Open. But only one managed to achieve perfection: Jamie Loeb. Loeb, 16, of Ossining, N.Y., won all...Read more