Professional Tennis

New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Shelby Rogers held off her compatriot Kayla Day at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Day three at the U.S. Open played host to a few matchups between American women, and it was Coco Vandeweghe and Shelby Rogers who led the charge into the second round in Flushing Meadows. Rogers took on teenager...Read more
Brian Coleman
Frenchman Gael Monfils (pictured above) cruised past his compatriot Jeremy Chardy to reach the U.S. Open second round on Wednesday, moving through with a 7-6(6), 6-3, 6-4 win on Court 17. The 18th seeded Monfils ripped 37 winners to just 25 unforced errors and was efficient with his serve, winning...Read more
Brian Coleman
Number four seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine had to resume her first-round match on Wednesday after the rain postponed things in the second set yesterday. The layoff may have affected Svitolina who came out sluggish on Louis Armstrong Stadium, as she saw Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic win...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Patrick McEnroe has announced that he would run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5. McEnroe will run on behalf of his older brother John’s charity, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) , which introduces tennis as a life-long health, fitness and social activity for thousands of...Read more
Brian Coleman
Last year’s U.S. Open Champion Angelique Kerber will not defend her title in Flushing Meadows in 2017, as the German was routed in straight sets by Japan’s Naomi Osaka under the roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Osaka advanced to the second round with a 6-3, 6-1 win over the...Read more
Brian Coleman
The second day of the 2017 U.S. Open will play host to the top seeds from both the men’s and women’s singles draw, as Spain’s Rafael Nadal and the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova kick off their respective U.S. Open campaigns in Flushing Meadows. Temps in Flushing are expected to be in the mid-...Read more
Brian Coleman
At the onset of a tournament that has many people believing it could play host to a deep run by the American men, two of the country’s top-ranked players cruised into the second round on Monday. Steve Johnson, currently ranked 48th in the world, notched an impressive win on Grandstand, moving past...Read more
Brian Coleman
It was a good start to the 2017 U.S. Open for two former Grand Slam winners, as third-seeded Garbine Muguruza and 13th-seeded Petra Kvitova (pictured above) both advanced to the second round with straight-set victories. Muguruza, the 2017 Wimbledon champion, continued her in-form tennis with a 6-0...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Action kicks off Monday on the final Grand Slam of 2017, as the U.S. Open gets underway at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Mother Nature should cooperate on Day One of the Open with sunny skies giving way to clouds and temps peaking in the upper 70s. As the men...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the seeds for the Men’s and Women’s Singles main draw at the 2017 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 28-Sept. 10 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. On the men’s side of the draw, world number one and two-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and...Read more