Professional Tennis

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
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
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
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After a wild Wednesday on the third day of the 2017 U.S. Open, Day Four will bring a close to the second round in singles while ushering in the start of the doubles draw at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The day’s lineup revolves around the presence of Roger...Read more