New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The women’s singles final at the 2022 U.S. Open and it features two first-time New York finalists, as top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland will square off against fifth-seeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur. Swiatek defeated sixth-seeded Aryna Sabalenka in the second Night Session match on Thursday night,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time since 2006, there is an American man competing in the U.S. Open semifinals. Frances Tiafoe replaced Andy Roddick (the last American male to reach the semifinals in New York) as the answer to that trivia question after he defeated Russia’s Andrey Rublev 7-6(3), 7-6(0), 6-4 on...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek secured her spot in the first U.S. Open semifinal of her career by battling past eighth-seeded American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 7-6(4) inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night. “I’m pretty proud of it because I feel like I’m playing better and better every match,” said...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Entering this year’s U.S. Open, Ons Jabeur had never made it out of the third round here in New York. But on Thursday she will play for a spot in the U.S. Open final after dismissing Ajla Tomljanovic 6-4, 7-6(4) in her quarterfinal match on Tuesday afternoon. “It’s never easy to play Ajla. I knew I...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in history, a Norwegian man is into the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Fifth-seeded Casper Ruud became the first from his nation to reach the final four in Queens after holding off a late surge from Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4) on Tuesday afternoon. “The first...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe took the court on Monday afternoon with one thought on his mind: win the tennis match. A seemingly fairly simple approach for a professional player, but with 22-time major champion Rafael Nadal standing on the other side of the net, this was no easy task. “I’m definitely a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Poland’s Iga Swiatek looked sharp on Thursday to secure her spot in the third round as she defeated former champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2. “I’m pretty happy that I was solid from the beginning till the end, because in Cincinnati I had some ups and downs in terms of focus,” said Swiatek. “Right...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev’s title defense continued on Wednesday as the top-ranked Russian powered through with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over France’s Arthur Rinderknech. Medvedev’s match was the late night one inside Arthur Ashe Stadium but he made sure he wouldn’t have to work too deep into the New York...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
All eyes were on Serena Williams on Monday night, and she did not disappoint. With this year’s U.S. Open serving as her last professional tournament, the celebrities were out in full force inside Arthur Ashe Stadium as fans shuffled in to witness what was possibly Serena’s final professional match...Read more
Brian Coleman
The debate over who is the greatest athlete of all-time is, of course, subjective. How do you compare people who play different sports? How do you evaluate different eras and put them in proper context? Is it about pure athleticism or athletic achievement? No matter what criteria you choose to use...Read more