Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal (pictured left) played his best match of the 2017 U.S. Open on Monday, rolling past Alexander Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 to book his spot in the U.S. Open quarterfinals. “I think I played a solid match, obviously … not many mistakes,” Nadal said post-match. “I don’t know...Read more
Brian Coleman
World number one Karolina Pliskova (pictured above) entered Monday’s fourth-round showdown with American Jennifer Brady having lost the first set in each of her previous two matches at the U.S. Open. She made sure she wouldn’t have to play from behind again. “I would say the first match was okay...Read more
Brian Coleman
Much of the talk throughout the first week of the U.S. Open was about the wide open bottom half of the men’s singles draw, as the absence of Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, coupled with fifth-seed Marin Cilic’s early loss, created a void of stars in Flushing Meadows. That created an...Read more
Brian Coleman
The 2017 U.S. Open has its share of incredible stories, whether it be the wide open bottom half of the men’s draw, the possibility of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meeting in Flushing Meadows for the first time ever, or the world number one spot in the women’s rankings completely up for grabs. But...Read more
Brian Coleman
American Jennifer Brady continued her run in Flushing Meadows with a back-and-forth 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(3) victory over Monica Niculescu of Romania on Saturday afternoon. It was by no means an easy victory for Brady, who won the first five games of the match, only to see Niculescu slowly work her way...Read more
Brian Coleman
Despite an ongoing match-fixing investigation into a suspicious loss in Winston-Salem last week, Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov has been laser-focused at the U.S. Open so far this week. That continued on Saturday as he lost just five games total in a 6-1, 6-0, 6-4 blowout of Serbia’s Viktor Troicki...Read more
Brian Coleman
American Sloane Stephens’ (pictured left) fantastic summer swing continued its journey Friday afternoon as the 24-year-old Florida native cruised into the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Australia’s Ashleigh Barty inside the temporary Louis Armstrong Stadium. It...Read more
Brian Coleman
Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman (pictured left) upset the number five-seeded and 2014 U.S. Open champion, Marin Cilic of Croatia, on Friday in Flushing Meadows, nailing down an unexpected 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 victory inside Grandstand. Schwartzman, who is listed at just 5’6”, stood tall in front of a...Read more
Philip Feingold
Motor reaction is a response to a sudden signal with particular movements or actions. There are two types of reaction time: Sensory stimuli and reaction time of mental processes. But, as it can be not only one but several simultaneous or successive stimuli, and, therefore, one or more possible...Read more
Cesar Andrade
After playing decades of tennis, coaching all levels and all ages, and watching high level, junior tournaments and, adult USTA matches, I realize tennis players have their own “on-court” language. Scenario: While observing a women’s 4.5 USTA team match, one of the players screams, “Youuuuuuurs!”...Read more
Brian Coleman
Russian teenager Andrey Rublev (pictured above) notched the biggest win of his career on Thursday, knocking out the seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open third round. Rublev, just 19-years-old, powered his way into the third round of a major for the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth day of the 2017 U.S. Open commences on Friday and it will bring with it the beginning of the third round in singles play, with three former champions taking to the court in hopes of reaching the Round of 16 in Flushing Meadows. The always polarizing Maria Sharapova will be one of those...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
inPhorm is a distinctive collection of tennis and active wear that has gained an avid following, not only amongst tennis retailers, but also among tennis players and a growing lineup of touring pros, as well as other celebrities. Creating environmentally-friendly international designer active and...Read more
Philip Feingold
Do you recognize yourself in any of these people? 1. A professional tennis player who spends 20 minutes or more every day in front of a mirror to perfect their forehand. 2. A weekend player who always has a video camera on hand to record their tennis strokes. 3. A tennis player who never loses a...Read more
Brian Coleman
Jennifer Brady could do no wrong on Thursday, as she put together a dominating performance over the 23rd-seeded Barbora Strycova, downing the Czech 6-1, 6-1 on Grandstand to book her spot in the third round of the 2017 U.S. Open. “Once I got the first break I was, you know, pretty happy about that...Read more