New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic will finish the year as the top-ranked player in the world. The ATP says the Serb clinched the year-end top spot after number two-ranked Rafael Nadal lost in the third round at the Shanghai Masters on Thursday. Nadal’s loss to Florian Mayer ensured that Djokovic cannot be overtaken...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain's Rafael Nadal was upset in the third round of the Shanghai Masters by Germany’s Florian Mayer in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-3. The 15th-seeded German ran down a drop shot for a winner to break the top-seeded Spaniard for the second time and win the match. Nadal lost in the third round in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal of Spain and Andy Murray of Great Britain have advanced to the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. The top-seeded Nadal beat countryman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 6-3, 6-2, while Murray received a walkover when Dmitry Tursunov of Russia pulled out with a thigh injury...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams will open her 2012 season for the first time at the Brisbane International tournament, a warmup for the Australian Open. Both U.S. Open finalists will be in the field for the event that begins Jan. 1, as Samantha Stosur, who was already confirmed for the tournament, defeated...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel and the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) have agreed to a multi-year extension through 2023 of Wimbledon Primetime, the network's nightly program that brings its audience the day's best tennis, encore matches, original features and coverage from in and around...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Mardy Fish was defeated 6-4, 1-6, 4-6 by 18-year-old Australian Bernard Tomic at the Shanghai Open. Fish, ranked ninth in the world, defeated Tomic just days earlier in the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships quarterfinals. Tomic also defeated the fifth-ranked Swede Robin Soderling at...Read more
Michael Sarro
The beautiful tennis courts at Crotona Park in the Bronx held the EmblemHealth Bronx Open, a USTA Pro Circuit event. The women's only, professional tennis tournament played in New York City just prior to the U.S. Open, brings together top women professional tennis players from around the world to...Read more
Stanley Popovich
At times, our worries and anxieties can overwhelm us. In addition, our worries can distort our perception of what is reality and what is not. Here is a brief list of techniques that a tennis player can use to help gain a better perspective on things during their anxious moments. Sometimes, we get...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Andy Roddick defeated Grigor Dmitrov of Bulgaria, 7-6 (3), 7-5, to advance to the third round of the Shanghai Masters. Roddick, who is seeded 10th in this tournament and is currently ranked 15th in the ATP Rankings, came back from being down a break in the second set and also saved a set...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Britain's Andy Murray came from behind to defeat Spain's Rafael Nadal, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the Japan Open finals on Sunday. Murray lost the first set before rallying to win his second straight ATP tour victory. The title was the fourth-ranked Murray’s 20th overall and fourth of the season after...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tomas Berdych from the Czech Republic defeated Croatia's Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the China Open, and on the women's side, it was Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska who defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany, 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 to claim the women’s title. “To bring this title really means a lot to me,"...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open, has announced that he is withdrawing from the the Shanghai Masters due to a nagging back muscle injury. Djokovic, the world's top-ranked male tennis player, was also forced out of play of the recent China Open due to his back ailment which has...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has once again been knocked out of a major WTA tournament, this time in the China Open quarterfinals in a 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 three-set defeat at the hands of Italy's Flavia Pennetta. Wozniacki was just two points away from a victory; however, Pennetta fought back and then...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain's Rafael Nadal will be playing against American Mardy Fish in the semifinals of the Japan Open. Nadal defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia in straight sets and Fish defeated Bernard Tomic of Austria in three sets, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1. "It was a tough first set. I thought I could play more relaxed...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
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