Anthony Pastecchi
Matches have resumed after rain had cancelled the last two days of play at the 2011 U.S. Open, with players having a lot to make up in very little time. As Jim Curley, director of the U.S. Open stated yesterday, "Right now, it’s our intention to finish the tournament on time,” many of those...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Rain yesterday at the 2011 U.S. Open again washed out action, creating some interesting scenarios for Thursday's action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as Day 11 action begins. All 20 players are still alive in the singles draws, particularly on the men’s side, where the four...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jennifer Capriati, one of America's most dominant tennis players in the 1990s and early 2000s; Russia's first world number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Brazilian tennis superstar Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten have been nominated to receive the highest honor available in the sport of tennis, induction into...Read more
Eric C. Peck
After the skies opened yesterday and Mother Nature visited the rain-soaked courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Day 10 of the 2011 U.S. Open features a schedule packed with two men's singles quarterfinals matches, four men's singles matches to determine quarterfinalists, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Mother Nature has been kind for eight days of the 2011 U.S. Open, but a steady rain and conditions expected to worsen as the day continues has forced the cancellation of all matches set for Tuesday, Sept. 5. With conditions forecasted to get worse throughout the day and no projected breaks in the...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
In Monday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, a packed house in Louis Armstrong Stadium saw top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic survive an epic tie-breaker and advance in straight sets to the quarterfinals after defeating the number 22 seed, Ukranian Alexandr Dolgopolov, 7-6, 6-4, 6-2. This is the closest...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Action at the 2011 U.S. Open will be light on Tuesday, as the Round of 16 will be further reduced and the women's singles quarterfinals will take center stage at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The first women's quarterfinals match will feature the unseeded German Angelique Kerber...Read more
Eric C. Peck
The Round of 16 has taken shape, and the second week of action at the 2011 U.S. Open gets underway Monday, Sept. 5 with a full slate of top-seeded stars still in contention. On the women's side of the draw, a marquee matchup in the afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will see the 28-seed, American...Read more
Eric C. Peck
In Sunday action at the 2011 U.S. Open, 22-year-old American Donald Young reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time, beating 24th-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela from Argentina in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. A full house at the Grandstand gave Young a standing ovation as he celebrated...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Day Six of the 2011 U.S. Open featured a number of seeded players advancing to next week's Final Round of 16. Both the men's and women's top seeds advanced as Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Russian Nikolay Davydenko, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, and on the women's side, top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki from...Read more