New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova was upset Saturday in the finals of Wimbledon by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, as Kvitova captured her first ever Grand Slam title in a 6-3, 6-4 win. Sharapova, who took home the Wimbledon title in 2004 as a 17-year-old, finished with six double-faults, including...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic will take over the top spot in the ATP rankings on Monday as he defeated Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 en route to his first Wimbledon finals. Djokovic will unseat his finals opponent, Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who also heads to the finals after his 5-7...Read more
Monica Gorny
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic took the tennis world by surprise this morning as she powered her way into the 2011 Wimbledon Championship match beating fourth seed, Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. This is Kvitova’s first appearance in a Grand Slam final, and the first appearance of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Hamptons Tennis Classic will be held 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Sportime Amagansett, located at 320 Abrahams Path in East Hampton, N.Y. Admission to the event includes lunch, snacks, classes, a silent auction, an awards reception and a gift bag. Register by Friday, July 29...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MSG Sports and StarGames have announced that the popular “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will return for a second season. This year, Tennis Channel will first air each episode on Wednesday nights throughout the summer at 10:00 p.m., followed by repeats on MSG Plus every Saturday at noon...Read more
Monica Gorny
After today’s daring performance on the grass courts of SW19, Frenchman, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be known as the man who rocked the tennis world by defeating the king of grass and six-time Wimbledon champion, Roger Federer. This is the second, consecutive year that the Swiss, tennis legend has been...Read more
Monica Gorny
As Russian Maria Sharapova walked onto Centre Court at SW19 today, few would have expected her to dispatch of Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova in only one hour of play. However, the Russian brought with her the bombarding groundstrokes that led her to winning the Wimbledon title in 2004. There was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier has announced that world number nine Mardy Fish, number 10 Andy Roddick, and the world’s top-ranked doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan will represent the United States in the 2011 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal tie against Spain, July 8-10...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and England's Andy Murray have both advanced at the All England Lawn and Tennis Center at Wimbledon 2011. Djokovic from Serbia imporived to 45-1 to date in 2011 with his 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 win over the number 19 seed, Frenchman Michael Llodra. The only blemish on...Read more
Monica Gorny
Serena Williams’ hopes for a fairytale comeback at the 2011 Wimbledon were forced to an abrupt end as the ninth-seeded Frenchwoman, Marion Bartoli, took out the defending champion in two sets, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Bartoli was a finalist on the SW19 grass courts in 2007, but has had trouble matching that...Read more