Anthony Pastecchi
Roger Federer of Switzerland, a five-time U.S. Open champion, held off the 11th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straights sets Thursday night under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, to advance to the semifinals. Their quarterfinal match was delayed by rain for more than 90...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Day 12 of the 2011 U.S. Open kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center with some American men's singles action in Arthur Ashe Stadium beginning at noon EST. American John Isner, the 28-seed. will be playing the number four seed Andy Murray of Scotland in the quarterfinals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Due to the schedule changes caused by the inclement weather this week at the 2011 U.S. Open, the USTA has released a revised schedule of matches to accommodate both ticket holders and the remaining matches at the events. ►Men's Singles Quarterfinals (Session #20): The remaining Men’s Singles...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On March 5, 2012, the 2012 BNP Paribas Showdown will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, highlighted by two marquee exhibition matches. Representing the men's side of the sport, Switzerland's Roger Federer will take on American Andy Roddick who he has met with on 22 different...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Matches have resumed after rain had cancelled the last two days of play at the 2011 U.S. Open, with players having a lot to make up in very little time. As Jim Curley, director of the U.S. Open stated yesterday, "Right now, it’s our intention to finish the tournament on time,” many of those...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Rain yesterday at the 2011 U.S. Open again washed out action, creating some interesting scenarios for Thursday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as Day 11 action begins. All 20 players are still alive in the singles draws, particularly on the men’s side, where the four...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jennifer Capriati, one of America's most dominant tennis players in the 1990s and early 2000s; Russia's first world number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Brazilian tennis superstar Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten have been nominated to receive the highest honor available in the sport of tennis, induction into...Read more
Fritz Buehning
Are we overloading our kids with too much sports-specific training at too young of an age? Why is a guy who is passionate about tennis and in the tennis business talking about cross-training? Because it’s summer! School is out and that means tennis camp for many. But, what is the right amount of...Read more
Eric C. Peck
After the skies opened yesterday and Mother Nature visited the rain-soaked courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Day 10 of the 2011 U.S. Open features a schedule packed with two men's singles quarterfinals matches, four men's singles matches to determine quarterfinalists, and...Read more
Brent Shearer
Right before the Grateful Dead played “Johnny B. Goode,” guitarist Jerry Garcia used to announce, “This is the one that started it all off.” For tennis memoirs, the same can be said about A Handful of Summers by former South African tennis pro Gordon Forbes. A Handful of Summers is a coming of age...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Mother Nature has been kind for eight days of the 2011 U.S. Open, but a steady rain and conditions expected to worsen as the day continues has forced the cancellation of all matches set for Tuesday, Sept. 5. With conditions forecasted to get worse throughout the day and no projected breaks in the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On the eve of the 2011 U.S. Open Women's Final, a who's who of the tennis industry will gather at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City to pay tribute to the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2011 Inductees Andre Agassi and Peachy Kellmeyer, to honor additional contributors to the sport...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
In Monday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, a packed house in Louis Armstrong Stadium saw top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic survive an epic tie-breaker and advance in straight sets to the quarterfinals after defeating the number 22 seed, Ukranian Alexandr Dolgopolov, 7-6, 6-4, 6-2. This is the closest...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Action at the 2011 U.S. Open will be light on Tuesday, as the Round of 16 will be further reduced and the women's singles quarterfinals will take center stage at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The first women's quarterfinals match will feature the unseeded German Angelique Kerber...Read more
Eric C. Peck
The Round of 16 has taken shape, and the second week of action at the 2011 U.S. Open gets underway Monday, Sept. 5 with a full slate of top-seeded stars still in contention. On the women's side of the draw, a marquee matchup in the afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will see the 28-seed, American...Read more