New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Ken Meyerson, a tennis agent who represented tennis greats, including Andy Roddick, Justin Henin and Chris Evert has passed away at the age of 48. He died on Oct. 19 at home in Florida with the cause of death not immediately known. "Ken was a very a hard worker and was always determined to do his...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Robin Soderling has announced his withdrawal from next month's Paris Masters due to illness. The sixth-ranked Swede has suffered from mononucleosis which has resulted in absence since last July. This withdrawal will ruin his chances of being able to compete in the ATP Tour Finals which will be held...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will once again offer complete coverage at the women's tennis season-ending championship competition, with close to 35 hours of live, week-long match play at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, October 25-30. The network will follow six-and-a-half hours of live...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The upset of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open so far came at the expense of Russian Ana Ivanovic, who was a 3-6, 2-6 loser to Anne Viensouk Keothavong of Great Britain. Keothavong advances to face Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands, who was a 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 winner over Canada's Rebecca Marino...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open officials are exploring the possibility of amending its schedule to switch its final day to a Monday. The three other Grand Slam events, the French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon all wrap up their action on Sundays. USTA Tournament Director Jim Curley has told The Associated Press...Read more
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Unseeded American James Blake defeated second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Stockholm Open in Sweden. Also advancing was South Africa's Kevin Anderson, the number five seed, a 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-4 winner over Germany's Tommy...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in eight years, Switzerland's Roger Federer has fallen out of the top three in the ATP rankings. Great Britain’s Andy Murray rises from fourth to third in the new ATP Rankings , with Federer dropping from third to fourth. Serbian Novak Djokovic, the 2011 U.S. Open champ, remains...Read more
Jeffrey A. Greene
After participating in my first beach tennis tournament in Long Beach, N.Y. this past June, I was so intrigued by the sport and the entire atmosphere surrounding the event, that I decided to try to bring this exciting new sport up to my summer camp this season. Having worked at sleepaway camps for...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
High school students will get a chance this month to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 25th Annual College Showcase Day, set for Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray defeated David Ferrer 7-5, 6-4 to claim the title at the Shanghai Masters Tournament. This win will guarantee a ranking jump above the currently third-ranked Roger Federer. Murray has made it his goal to become the number three ranked player in the world by the end of the season which...Read more
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Andre Agassi has taken the Champion Series event at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships held at the Thomas & Mack Center. He defeated Pete Sampras 8-5, who defeated John McEnroe to set up the finals match held on Oct. 15. "This was the best, most energized crowd of the entire...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain's David Ferrer has defeated American Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters, 6-7, 6-2, 7-6. Ferrer had many errors which led to him dropping the first to Roddick. Roddick had the chance to lead in the third set, but dropped three break points on Ferrer's first service game...Read more
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Spain's Rafael Nadal will not play the traditional Wimbledon warmup event at Queen’s Club next year, citing stringent British tax laws. Nadal said that he would lose money when he plays at a tournament in Britain due the tax laws. He will still play Wimbledon and next month’s ATP World Tour finals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Britain's Andy Murray has maintained course for another victory after a defeat of Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to move on to the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters. Murray has already taken titles in both Bangkok and Tokyo, and has swept through this tournament so far...Read more
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