New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal from Spain saved seven set points in the second set and battled back from two breaks down in the third to beat Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan, 6-3, 7-6, 7-5 on Tuesday under the lights in the first round action at the 2011 U.S. Open. Golubev did have Nadal a little nervous at times,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has announced that it is adding two tennis legends Mats Wilander and Jim Courier to the booth for the opening week of the 2011 U.S. Open. After debuting yesterday, former U.S. Open Champion Wilander will once again comment on matches Wednesday, Aug. 31. Hall-of-Famer Jim Courier will...Read more
Eric C. Peck
The present and future of American men’s tennis will be on display on Day 3 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and the U.S. Open, with Andy Roddick, John Isner and Robby Ginepri all beginning their tournaments alongside two-time reigning USTA Boys’ 18s national champion Jack Sock...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark and the number four-seed Victoria Azarenka from Belarus were among those advancing at the 2011 U.S. Open in day two of action on the women's side of the draw. Wozniacki needed less than 90 min. in her 6-3, 6-1 victory over Nuria Llagostera Vives of Spain,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a further expansion of its environmental initiatives at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, which annually hosts more than 700,000 fans during the two weeks of the event. Alec Baldwin and Billie Jean King will continue to serve as the U.S...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
The 2011 U.S. Open officially kicked off on Monday, Aug. 29 with great weather and even greater matches. The men’s side of the draw saw Germany's Tommy Haas defeat Jonathan Dasnieres De Veigy of France in four sets, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1. De Veigy put up a fight on the new Court 17; however, after...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2009, the U.S. Open broke with previous form, inviting the men to lead off the Night Session and the women to close out the day’s play. That tradition continues tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 30, when defending champion Rafael Nadal from Spain takes on Khazikstan's Andrey Golubev. Nadal will warm up the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania has scored the first major upset of the 2011 U.S. Open today at Louis Armstrong Stadium as she ousted current Wimbledon champion and the number five seed, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, 7-6, 6-3. Ranked 48th in the world, Dulgheru is coming off injuries to both...Read more
Michael Sarro
On Aug. 25, BNP Paribas hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Tennis event where the tops in the game of tennis and the top chefs in the world gathered together in Manhattan at The W Hotel to showcase some amazing food, drink signature cocktails and dance the night away with several renown DJs on hand...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova, fresh off her recent finals win in Cincinnati over former world number one-ranked Jelena Jankovic in three sets, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, is in New York gearing up for her appearance at the 2011 U.S. Open. Sharapova, like the other pros shooting for 2011 U.S. Open glory, have hit...Read more