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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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal from Spain has advanced to the quarters of the Japan Open after a 7-5, 6-3 win over Milos Raonic of Canada. Nadal is the current number two player in the world and will go up against Santiago Giraldo in quarterfinals. "I was happy with almost everything today; I was focused on my...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jo-Wifried Tsonga along with Caroline Wozniacki have moved onto the quarterfinals at the China Open. Tsonga defeated Zheng Ze of China, 6-3, 6-4, and Wozniacki defeated Kaia Kanpei of Estonia 6-3, 7-6 (3). Wozniacki has shown improvement since her last lost to Kanepi at the Pan Pacific Open in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Australian Open, set for Jan. 16-29, 2012 at Melbourne Park will be the richest tournament in Grand Slam tennis history, with the winners of both the men’s and women’s singles to pocket $2.2 million U.S. and a total of $25 million U.S. will be paid out at the event. French Open Director...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the appointment of Todd Martin as a director-at-large on the USTA Board of Directors. Martin will replace Jeff Tarango, who resigned from the Board following the 2011 U.S. Open so that he could devote more time to his family and his career. Martin will serve on the 15-member...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Andy Roddick lost to South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 4-6, 5-7 in the first round of the China Open, a defeat the sixth-seeded American called “unacceptable.” Roddick struggled with his usually reliable serve and was broken at key points in each set. In the second set Roddick broke Anderson...Read more