The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week, pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week , pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30. The event’s qualifying tournament will begin on May 24. “In agreement with the French public authorities and the governing bodies of...Read more
Naomi Osaka won her fourth career major title with her win at the 2021 Australian Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A Ninth for Novak 20200906_USO_1DC07937_crop 2.jpg Serbia’s Novak Djokovic delivered a masterful display of tennis to win the 2021 Australian Open, defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his ninth title at the event and earn his 18 th career Grand Slam. “I would like to thank...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2021 Australian Open quarterfinals get underway tonight with some appetizing matchups as players seek entry into the event’s final four: Men’s Singles (18) Grigor Dimitrov vs. (Q) Aslan Karatsev Grigor Dimitrov pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament with his win over third-seed...Read more
Dominic Thiem rallied from two sets down to beat Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a wild Day Five Down Under with some thrilling tennis played, but there were a couple of matches that stood out above the rest on Friday. First, defending champion and top-seed Novak Djokovic needed five sets to move past American Taylor Fritz 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2. Djokovic had a leg...Read more
Marton Fucsovics hung on to defeat former champion Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams rolled into the third round of this year’s event with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic on Wednesday. Awaiting Serena in the third round is Anastasia Potapova. The Russian ousted Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-2, 6-4 in her second round...Read more
Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian wild card Maddison Inglis 7-5, 6-4 to move on.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open first round came to a close on Tuesday with the second half of the singles draws being played, and many of the top seeds in action on Day Two advanced to the second-round of the year’s first major. Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian...Read more
Canada's Denis Shapovalov outlasted Jannik Sinner on Monday to advance at the Australian Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was the final match of the first day of action at the 2021 Australian Open , and the much-anticipated showdown between two young talents did not disappoint. In the end, it was Denis Shapovalov who came out victorious as the 11th seeded Canadian defeated Italy’s Jannik Sinner 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 4-6,...Read more
American Sofia Kenin will look to defend her title at the Australian Open.
Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The 2021 Grand Slam season in professional tennis will begin, as it normally does each year, in Melbourne with the Australian Open, but this edition of the...Read more
The 2021 Australian Open is set to begin on Monday, February 8.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open announced on Friday that all 507 of the tournament’s players and staff who were staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where a worker contracted COVID-19 earlier in the week, had been cleared of the virus and were eligible to participate in next week’s major tournament. “Everyone...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the first eight months of 2020, Novak Djokovic was perfect on the tennis court, albeit under a reduced amount of match play due to the global pandemic. The 33-year-old Serb won his first 26 matches of the year, and to make the run even more impressive, he only lost nine sets during that stretch...Read more