New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic's back muscle injury has required him to take much needed rest from the game after withdrawing from his recent Davis Cup match. He attemped to play through his Davis Cup match, but was unable to due to the extenuating pain. He skipped the opening singles match as...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-0, 6-2, 6-4, to lead Spain into the finals of the Davis Cup. Nadal had doubts going into the match, complaining about tiredness and fatigue, but showed no weakness as he took on the number 10-ranked Frenchman in the semifinals match...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic of Serbia has withdrawn from his match at the Davis Cup, allowing Argentina to gain a 3-1 lead over Serbia advancing them to the Davis Cup finals against Spain. Djokovic's back pain overwhelmed the top ranked player against Juan Martin Del Potro, forcing him to retire early in the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer of Switzerland defeated Australian Lleyton Hewitt, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-2, 6-3, evening the score against Australia to 1-1 on the second day of the Davis Cup World Group playoffs. Federer flew into Australia after losing to eventual winner Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the U.S. Open...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one-ranked and 2011 U.S. Open Men's Singles champion Novak Djokovic has announced that he is pulling out of the Davis Cup, citing back pain as the reason. Prior to the start of the U.S. Open, Djokovic was forced out of action in the finals of the Western & Southern Open in Mason,...Read more
Luke Jensen
For any tennis player in the United States, the U.S. Open is the Mac Daddy of everything tennis … it is the biggest tournament in the world. This event has the biggest monetary prize to win; it is played in the biggest tennis stadium in the world and is played in the greatest city in the world …...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams has said that her emotions controlled her when she confronted the chair umpire during her 2011 U.S. Open women's final loss to Australian Samantha Stosur, 6-2, 6-3, last week in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Using the social medium Twitter to express her regret, Williams tweeted, "My...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The two men who brought viewers a four-hour-plus U.S. Open finals earlier this week are still on track for a potential Davis Cup rematch down the road. On Monday, Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated 2010 U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal from Spain in the U.S. Open's final. If Djokovic's Serbian team...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that despite facing a hurricane at the start of the tournament and then overcoming two days of rain resulting in the need to reschedule the final five days of the tournament, the 2011 U.S. Open still attracted more than 650,000 fans to the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic's Monday night win over Rafael Nadal in the finals of the 2011 U.S. Open earned the world's top-ranked men's singles tennis player a $2.3 million payout, pushing the Serbian's earnings in 2011 to date over the $10.6 million mark. Djokovic's $2.3 million U.S. Open payout consisted of...Read more