New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Pancho Gonzalez, a tennis pioneer and two-time U.S. National Champion, has been named the 2011 inductee into the U.S. Open Court of Champions, a U.S. Open and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center attraction honoring the greatest singles champions in the history...Read more
Eric C. Peck
Behind upset after upset, the young American women have become the story of week one at the 2011 U.S. Open. Two of these rising stars will be back on the court on Friday looking to slay another set seeded players, as Christina McHale from Englewood Cliff, N.J., who upset the number eight seed...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Switzerland's Roger Federer advanced to the third round at the 2011 U.S. Open with his 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win over Israel's Dudi Sela. Seeded third at the event and currently ranked third in the world, Federer needed a little over an hour to defeat the 93rd-...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
Day three of the 2011 U.S. Open saw many great matches with an early upset by a 19-year-old American player. That player was Christina McHale of nearby Englewood Cliffs, N.J., who defeated the number eight-seed Marion Bartoli of France in straight sets, 7-6, 6-2. "I couldn't play any sloppy games...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
On Wednesday at the 2011 U.S. Open, 19-year-old American Christina McHalefrom New Jersey took down eight-seed Marion Bartoli from France in straight sets. Venus Williams withdrew from the tournament suddenly after being diagnosed with Sjogren's disease. On Day Four of the event on the women's side...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Both the men's side and women's side each lost a big name on Wednesday as Sweden's Robin Soderling and American Venus Williams were forced out of action at the 2011 U.S. Open due to illness. Soderling never played in a match at the Open as he was scheduled to begin action Wednesday against Louk...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Local product Christina McHale has ousted the number eight seed, France's Marion Bartoli, today at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. McHale, from nearby Englewood Cliffs, N.J., defeated the French Open semifinalist Bartoli in straight sets, 7-6(2), 6-2, in front of a raucous and supportive...Read more
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