New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. has been selected as the site for the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round tie between the United States and Belarus, set for Feb. 4-5. Thirteen-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams has already committed to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) have agreed to a multi-year extension of the French Open rights package that has been in place since 2007, keeping the network as the primary non-broadcast home of the world's preeminent clay-court championship for years to come. Today Gilbert...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray has won his 19th career title after defeating American Donald Young in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0, in the finals of the Thailand Open. The match lasted only 48 min., with many unforced errors coming from Young's side of the court. Although it may have showed many of Young's weaknesses in a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian tennis player David Savic has been hit with a lifetime ban from the sport for attempting to fix multiple matches. Savic was fined $100,000 after being found guilty of three violations. These bans begin immediately and at the time of the ban, he was ranked 659th. Just this past May, Daniel...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Television ratings for the Men's Singles Finals of the 2011 U.S. Open between top-seeded Novak Djokovic and second-seeded Rafael Nadal were up over last year's Nielsen Ratings on CBS, with an overnight rating of 2.6 and a six share. The four-hour plus Djokovic-Nadal match of 2011 was up 18 percent...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the three men and two women nominated to represent the United States at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, held Oct. 17-22. Christina McHale and Irina Falconi, who both had their best finish at this years 2011 U.S. Open each reaching the third round, will be...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova, the second seed in the Pan Pacific Open, has withdrew from play after being forced to retire in her quarterfinal match against Petra Kvitova. Kvitova led 4-3 in the first set when Sharapova twisted her left ankle while on serve in the eight game of the set. After speaking...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open, has dropped out of play in the China Open due to a back injury. After winning the U.S. Open, his medical team says that the injuries he sustained have not yet fully healed. His injury was further worsened in his finals match at the U.S. Open...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has been upset by Kaia Kanepi from Estonia at the Pan Pacific Open, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Kanepi, who is ranked 43rd in the world, rallied from three games down in the third set and won the match when she broke Wozniacki with a forehand down the line. Kanepi...Read more
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Russia's Maria Kirilenko, ranked 27th in the world, defeated 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur from Australia in second round action of the Pan Pacific Open in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. "You never want to go out in the first round after the week I had at the U.S. Open," Stosur said. "It's...Read more