Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Neal Skupski got things going with a win in mixed doubles and their team never looked back as the Empire beat the Rollers for its first win of the season on Tuesday night.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi claimed its first win of the young World TeamTennis season with a 24-16 victory over the Vegas Rollers tonight at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx. Empire Head Coach Luke Jensen reworked his recipe starting tonight’s match with the mixed...Read more
Xavier Luna
When it comes to any sport, let alone tennis, practice is key. You have to put in your hours on the court, take constructive advice from your coaches, work to sharpen your strengths and hone your weaknesses. But are you going to be the type of player to just like the game, or do you want to love...Read more
American Stefan Kozlov captured the 2019 Centercourt Shootout title, defeating Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-2, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 on Sunday afternoon at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham and earning the $50,000 winner-take-all prize.
Brian Coleman
American Stefan Kozlov captured the 2019 Centercourt Shootout title, defeating Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-2, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 on Sunday afternoon at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham and earning the $50,000 winner-take-all prize. “When I found out about the tournament and...Read more
For the past six months, Ally Friedman, a junior at the Ross School in East Hampton, has been running a free program for young girls in the local community, helping to teach them valuable life skills through tennis.
Brian Coleman
For the past six months, Ally Friedman, a junior at the Ross School in East Hampton, has been running a free program for young girls in the local community, helping to teach them valuable life skills through tennis. “T.H.E. B.A.L.L.,” as it’s called, stands for “Tennis Health Empowerment Building...Read more
John Isner joined the New York Empire on Sunday evening, but the San Diego Aviators still managed to win the season opener by the score of 23-11.
Press Release
John Isner and the New York Empire presented by Citi fell to the visiting San Diego Aviators, 23-11, on the opening night of World TeamTennis action from Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx . The Aviators got off to a quick start in the opening set of women’s doubles as San...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Wimbledon fortnight came to a close this past weekend as an exciting two weeks of tennis in London was capped off by a first-time Wimbledon champion, and an all-time match between two of the sport’s greatest players ever. On Saturday, Romania’s Simona Halep captured her second career Grand Slam...Read more
Roger Federer advanced to the Wimbledon final with a 7-6(3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Rafael Nadal on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Outside of a puzzling dip in form in the second set, Roger Federer outplayed Rafael Nadal in the 40 th meeting between the all-time greats on Friday, as the 37-year-old Swiss advanced to the Wimbledon final with a 7-6(3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory. In the highly-anticipated final , neither player...Read more
Serena Williams will go for the 24th Grand Slam title of her career when she faces off against Simona Halep in the Wimbledon finals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Ladies’ semifinals at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships took place in London on Thursday, with both Simona Halep and Serena Williams notching convincing straight-sets victories in their respective matches to move into Saturday’s final. The first semifinal of the day pitted the seventh-seeded...Read more
Jarett Cascino
Quite often, I ask my junior tennis students and high school players if they will play tennis in college. The response is most often, “I’m not good enough.” This statement, however, is absolutely false. The reality is it depends on where that student attends school. I played tennis for a Division I...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi return to New York City this summer as it brings World TeamTennis action to The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Luke Jensen to lead NY Empire into 2019 WTT season New York Tennis Magazine sat down with the new head coach of the New York Empire, Luke Jensen, to discuss how he approached the roster, his rivalry with his brother, what New York fans can expect this summer at the Empire’s new home venue—The Cary...Read more
Serena Williams held off fellow American Alison Riske to reach the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday, notching her 97th victory at the historic tournament with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 triumph.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams held off fellow American Alison Riske to reach the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday, notching her 97 th victory at the historic tournament with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 triumph. “I just needed to fight,” said Serena. “Alison, I mean, she played great throughout the whole tournament. She’s...Read more
For the first time in her career, Elina Svitolina is into the semifinals of a Grand Slam.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in her career, Elina Svitolina is into the semifinals of a Grand Slam. The 24-year-old Ukrainian had been 0-4 in her previous trips to major quarterfinals but ended that losing streak on Tuesday as she defeated Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 6-4 to reach the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer cruised into the Wimbledon quarterfinals as all three won their respective f ourth-round matches in straight sets on Monday . Nadal was up first and had no problem dispatching Joao Sousa of Portugal, needing just one hour and 45 minutes to win 6-2, 6-2...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this summer, Team Eastern captured the title at the annual Sears Cup in Boston, Mass ., beating teams from the Middle States, Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. “I think one of the keys to our team success was in our numbers,” said Team Eastern captain Anda Perianu. “Every player in the...Read more
American Alison Riske advanced to the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career on Monday, upending world number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to kick off Manic Monday at the All-England Club in London, England.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Alison Riske advanced to the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career on Monday, upending world number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to kick off Manic Monday at the All-England Club in London, England. “I’m so incredibly excited, and the fact that it’s at Wimbledon, my favorite Grand...Read more