New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The fantastic run to end the 2017 season for Jack Sock continued on Thursday as the American downed Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to advance into the semifinals of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. “He got me early on when we played. I’ve been able to get some wins against him,”...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jack Sock became the first American to win a match at the ATP Finals since 2007 on Tuesday, downing Croat Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(4) in his second match in round-robin play at the O2 Arena in London, England. Sock lost his opening match to Roger Federer but improved to 1-1 in the early stages of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States captured its 18 th Fed Cup title this past weekend, going into Minsk to beat Belarus 3-2 thanks to a clutch doubles victory from Shelby Rogers and Coco Vandeweghe in the weekend’s final match. “I’m just really thrilled for all four players, “USA captain Kathy Rinaldi said...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the greatest tennis player in Belarus’ history, will not compete in the nation’s Fed Cup Final against the United States this weekend in Minsk. “It’s a pity but we just can’t change anything right now,” said Belarus captain Eduard Dubrov last week. Azarenka has not played since...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki defeated Venus Williams for the first time in her career to win her first WTA Finals trophy, beating the American 6-4, 6-4 in Singapore on Sunday. Wozniacki had to hold off a surge from Venus, who rallied from 0-5 down in the second set, but managed to hang on to beat...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
With no chance of advancing and only the role of spoiler left to play for, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina did just that on Friday, defeating world number one Simona Halep 6-3, 6-4 to eliminate the Romanian from the WTA Finals in Singapore and thus send France’s Caroline Garcia into the final four...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Grand Slam champion, Tennis Hall of Famer and New York’s own John McEnroe has been named as the honorary ambassador of the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event to be held at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, from February 11-18. McEnroe, a Douglaston, New...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In just the latest chapter of the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry, the Swiss Maestro once again came out on top, downing Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Rolex Masters title on Sunday. The title is the sixth of the season for Federer and the 94 th of his career, evening him with Ivan Lendl for...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open held a news conference on Tuesday to announce an increase in prize money for next year’s tournament, tournament director Craig Tiley indicated that defending women’s singles champion Serena Williams expects to be there. “Serena will be back,” said Tiley. “We look forward to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal advanced to the final eight at the China Open in Beijing on Thursday, defeating Karen Khachanov of Russia 6-3, 6-3. The world number one is in search of his second career China Open title, with the last one coming back in 2005. He saved all six break points he faced on Thursday to beat...Read more