New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in 2019, we have a two-time champion on the WTA Tour. Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova became the first player to win multiple titles this season as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix finals on Sunday. “I’m so glad that I reached...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Dominic Thiem captured the title at the Barcelona Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday. Thiem fell behind an early break in the first set but rallied to win 12 of the final 13 games to complete the straight-set victory. “Winning this means a lot to me because it’s such a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The qualifying tournament of the 2019 U.S. Open will be expanded from four days to five later this summer, beginning on Monday, August 19 and running through Friday, August 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The move allows more flexibility in scheduling as well as more windows...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal won his 60th career match on the clay courts of Barcelona as he defeated fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals. “This match was important for me,” said Nadal. “Yesterday I had a tough match. I took a setp forward and was able to play with more...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sofia Kenin notched one of the biggest victories of her young career as the American pushed the United States into the 2020 World Group Draw of the Fed Cup at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday. Kenin defeated Timea Bacskinsky 6-3, 7-6(4) in the fourth rubber of the World Group...Read more
Jennifer Brady is one of five players heading to San Antonio to represent the United States in the Fed Cup Playoffs.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Fed Cup World Group Playoffs will be played from Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, and on Wednesday, the United States announced its roster. The United States will take on Switzerland in a couple of weeks in San Antonio, Texas, and will be led by Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens at the...Read more
Keys Beats Wozniacki for Charleston Title
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Madison Keys won her first title since August of 2017 on Sunday, defeating fifth-seed Caroline Wozniacki 7-6(5), 6-3 to win the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina. “It means so much,” said Keys. “I’ve always loved Charleston. It’s always been one of my favorite tournaments, so to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer captured the 101 st title of his decorated career on Sunday afternoon, defeating a hobbled John Isner 6-1, 6-4 to win the Miami Open inside Hard Rock Stadium. “What a week it’s been for me. I’m just so happy right now,” said Federer. “It’s unbelievable. I played here in 1999 for the...Read more
Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The last few months have been nothing less than a whirlwind for Naomi Osaka. The sudden star of women’s tennis burst onto the world scene with her epic fortnight in New...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There were two new champions of the BNP Paribas Open crowned in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. on Sunday, as Canada’s Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem captured the respective men’s and women’s singles titles. Up first was Andreescu, the teenager from Mississauga, Canada, who defeated...Read more