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
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fourth-seeded American Mardy Fish beat fellow countryman Ryan Harrison in three tough sets 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, in the first round at the Japan Open. Fish relied on his serve-and-volley game to outlast Harrison in this matchup. With the final set tied 5-5, Harrison gave up a break before Fish served out...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Martina Hingis, a five-time Grand Slam champion, will be making a return to the pro tour at the Australian Open for her first time since 2007 when she competed at the U.S. Open. She will be entering the mixed doubles competition with partner Roger Federer. Hingis is aiming to earn a mixed-doubles...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. has been selected as the site for the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round tie between the United States and Belarus, set for Feb. 4-5. Thirteen-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams has already committed to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) have agreed to a multi-year extension of the French Open rights package that has been in place since 2007, keeping the network as the primary non-broadcast home of the world's preeminent clay-court championship for years to come. Today Gilbert...Read more
Monica Gorny
Helping make dreams come true for children facing life obstacles is the primary goal of the Garden of Dreams Foundation (GDF). The GDF works closely with all areas of Madison Square Garden to provide children with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Between July 6-July 12, 40 children were lucky enough...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray has won his 19th career title after defeating American Donald Young in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0, in the finals of the Thailand Open. The match lasted only 48 min., with many unforced errors coming from Young's side of the court. Although it may have showed many of Young's weaknesses in a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian tennis player David Savic has been hit with a lifetime ban from the sport for attempting to fix multiple matches. Savic was fined $100,000 after being found guilty of three violations. These bans begin immediately and at the time of the ban, he was ranked 659th. Just this past May, Daniel...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Television ratings for the Men's Singles Finals of the 2011 U.S. Open between top-seeded Novak Djokovic and second-seeded Rafael Nadal were up over last year's Nielsen Ratings on CBS, with an overnight rating of 2.6 and a six share. The four-hour plus Djokovic-Nadal match of 2011 was up 18 percent...Read more
Brent Shearer
I think many of us in the tennis world, understandably, take the Williams Sisters and their accomplishments for granted. But just because they have been mainstays on the women’s tour for more than 10 years, it is instructive to take another look because Venus and Serena are quite a story. One way...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the three men and two women nominated to represent the United States at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, held Oct. 17-22. Christina McHale and Irina Falconi, who both had their best finish at this years 2011 U.S. Open each reaching the third round, will be...Read more
Sophie Scott
A physically active lifestyle is important for all age groups. Reasons to participate in sports, such as tennis are many, such as pleasure and relaxation, competition, socialization, maintenance and improvement of fitness and health. Regular physical activity reduces the risk of premature mortality...Read more