New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time, Austria’s Dominic Thiem has defeated Rafael Nadal at a Grand Slam. The fifth-seed Thiem defeated the top-seeded Nadal 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(6) to advance to his first Australian Open semifinal. “All the match was on a very good level, we both were in great form, that’s what...Read more
Brayden Schnur and Jack Sock will each sit on a speaker panel during the 2020 New York Tennis Expo.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is less than two weeks away and we are excited to once again bring a can't-miss, one-of-a-kind event to all of the event's guests. Joining us at this year's Expo will be a number of players from the New York Open, including former World No. 8 Jack Sock, and last year's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first of two women’s semifinals at the Australian Open was finalized on Tuesday, as Australia’s own Ashleigh Barty, the tournament’s top seed, and American Sofia Kenin powered their way into the final four Down Under. Barty held off seventh-seed and last year’s finalist Petra Kvitova 7-6(6), 6-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth day of the 2020 Australian Open featured wonderful tennis sandwiched in between a number of different intriguing storylines, creating an exciting day of action in the Land Down Under. A potential matchup between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki awaited in the Round of 16, as Serena...Read more
American CiCi Bellis continued her comeback to professional tennis by reaching the Australian Open third round on Thursday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Catherine “CiCi” Bellis was the darling of the WTA Tour. As a teenager, Bellis was named the WTA’s Newcomer of the Year in 2017, before a series of wrist and elbow injuries derailed what was the start of a promising career. In fact, as recently as just a few months ago, she was told...Read more
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year. “That was huge for me,” said Fritz. “He played a really tough five setter just the other day and...Read more
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday , holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes. “I knew that she’s going to be very motivated at the beginning. We played together a few months ago, and it was very close,” said Halep. “I...Read more
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday , beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It felt different because that’s the first time in my life I was stepping out on the centre court in the first round of a Grand Slam as a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of their first-round Wimbledon clash last year, Coco Gauff and Venus Williams met in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. Once again, it was Gauff who came out on top in this generational battle, as she advanced with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory. “I definitely was more...Read more
Robbie Werdiger
This story first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The “Big Three” As the calendar flips to a new decade, three familiar names still remain atop the ATP World Tour rankings. The three greatest players of all-time...Read more