Professional Tennis

Brian Coleman
In front of a packed crowd on Court 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York’s Jamie Loeb advanced to the third and final round of U.S. Open qualifiers Thursday, holding off former world number two and 2012 finalist Vera Zvonareva of Russia 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4. “It was a battle...Read more
Brian Coleman
A year ago, the U.S. Open delighted fans with two thrilling finals on the men’s and women’s sides of the draw, as Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic for the men’s title and Angelique Kerber outlasted Karolina Pliskova on the women’s side. But there was something missing from the final Grand Slam...Read more
Brian Coleman
The U.S. Open Qualifying tournament began Tuesday with a few locals in action on a hot day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. New Jersey-born Louisa Chirico, who grew up in Harrison, N.Y., took on fellow American Samantha Crawford. After Chirico jumped out...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka announced on Monday that she has withdrawn from the 2017 U.S. Open, issuing the following statement: "I am sadly unable to compete in this year's US Open due to my ongoing family situation that I am working through. While I will dearly miss being in New York and playing in one of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza each captured the singles titles at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday. Dimitrov captured the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, knocking off Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 to win his third title of the season. “I’m...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Samantha Stosur has withdrawn from the U.S. Open, citing a lingering right hand injury. Stosur, who hoisted the U.S. Open trophy in 2011, has not played since losing in the fourth round to eventual champion Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open earlier this summer. The 33-year-old Stosur...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist during practice, the Japan native announced on Wednesday. “Two days ago during practice in Cincinnati, Kei hit a serve and heard a pop in his wrist,” his manager said in a...Read more
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The USTA today announced that rising young Americans Taylor Fritz, Bjorn Fratangelo, Christopher Eubanks, 2017 NCAA singles champion Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, 2017 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Patrick Kypson and US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Tommy Paul have been awarded men’s singles main draw...Read more
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The USTA today announced that former US Open singles champion Maria Sharapova, young American Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls’ champion Kayla Day, 2017 US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Sofia Kenin, 2017 USTA Girls’ 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and 2017 NCAA singles champion...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association today announced a series of in-game innovations that will be implemented across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open. The US Open events affected include: Qualifying Tournament, Junior Tournament, Wheelchair Invitational, American Collegiate Invitational,...Read more