Barbara Brenseke
Americans typically gain three to five pounds or more during the winter holiday season. From the feasts of Thanksgiving, Chanukah and Christmas, right through to the last drop of champagne at New Year's, healthy, sensible eating habits are forgotten. Exercise routines are often disrupted with...Read more
Michael Sarro
The holiday season can often become quite stressful. Whether it’s shopping, making travel plans, finishing up projects at work before the year ends or bumper-to-bumper traffic, the holiday season can be quite an undertaking for a New Yorker. Knowing this, two local tennis clubs offered their...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Atlanta Tennis Championships has announced that 2003 U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick, 2010-11 ATC finalist John Isner and U.S. Open mixed-doubles champion Jack Sock have committed to play in the tournament, which is the opening event of the Olympus U.S. Open Series in July. Roddick, who played...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open, to be held March 5-18, 2012 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, will become the first ATP World Tour and WTA combined tennis tournament to award its men’s and women’s singles champions each $1 million in prize money. "The BNP Paribas Open has been raising the bar for the sport...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams has withdrawn from the ASB Classic to be held in January in New Zealand where she was supposed to play in her first match since August. She is recovering from the immune system disease known as Sjogren's Syndrome which causes joint pain and fatigue. Venus has taken part in a few...Read more
Alan Brofka
As someone who has attended tennis tournaments for years, I have rarely seen much out there that is new or interesting in the way of souvenirs and accessories for fans of the sport. Sure, there are tennis ball keychains, jumbo tennis balls and t-shirts, but what about something more subtle yet just...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boca Raton, Fla., residents Madison Keys and Jesse Levine both won coveted trips to Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday with convincing victories at the 2011 Kia Motors USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoff played at the Racquet Club of the South. The 16-year-old Keys, who won a similar playoff in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Croatia's tennis federation has ruled out Goran Ivanisevic as the next captain of its Davis Cup team due to financial demands. The federation said that Ivanisevic requested $130,600 for a one-year contract, which was considered too expensive. However, Ivanisevic will lead Croatia against Japan in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Racquet Club of the South outside of Atlanta is once again the site for the USTA Austrailian Open Wildcard Playoff. Coco Vandeweghe, who reached the finals at this event last year was matched up with 15-year old Taylor Townsend. In the end, Vandeweghe's experience paid off with a 6-4, 6-4...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Marat Safin, a former top-ranked tennis player, has won a seat in Russia's lower house of Parliament and will go onto represent the pro-Kremlin party United Russia. The 31-year-old Safin will be one of the youngest members of the Russian legislature. Safin retired from tennis in 2009 ending his...Read more
Michael Sarro
BNP Paribas hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Tennis event where the tops in the game of tennis and the top chefs in the world gathered together in Manhattan at The W Hotel to showcase some amazing food, whip up some signature cocktails and dance the night away. It was a great way for the stressed-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Albert Costa is stepping down as Spain’s Davis Cup captain to become the coordinator of the Spanish federation’s national teams. After three years and two Davis Cup titles, Costa will now preside over the captains of Spain’s Davis Cup, Fed Cup and Olympic teams. Costa helped Spain increase its...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it is awarding $50,000 in USTA Grassroots Wheelchair Program Grants to 16 wheelchair tennis programs across the country. Grants were awarded to local organizations that promote and develop the growth of wheelchair tennis and use the sport of...Read more
Michael Sarro
Sept. 11th, 2001 will forever be a day that lives in infamy. Many lives were lost and impacted greatly by the attack on the World Trade Center. On that day, and during the following weeks and months, it was New York’s Police Department and Fire Department who were the first to respond and attempt...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The American doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan have broken John McEnroe’s record for the most weeks atop the individual doubles rankings. The top-ranked twins are tied with each other at 271 weeks. "John McEnroe is a legend. He’s definitely one of the best doubles players in history," said Bob...Read more