Steve Pratt
The youngest and the oldest of the 16 women’s and men’s players selected to play in this weekend’s U.S. Open Wild Card Playoffs punched their tickets to New York with convincing wins on a stormy and thundering Sunday near Washington, D.C. Welcome to the main draw of the U.S. Open, Madison Keys, age...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked American Mardy Fish clinched the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series men’s title with a 7-5, 7-5, round of 16 win over Richard Gasquet at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Thursday (now that the field for the Winston-Salem Open, the final event of the Series–has been closed)...Read more
David Drucker
Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters of Belgium will not get a chance at a three-peat at this year’s U.S. Open. Clijsters has announced that she has no other choice but to pull out of the last Grand Slam of the year citing a stomach muscle injury, more specifically, a left rectus...Read more
David Drucker
It seems as if all the talk in recent weeks has been about Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer. Yes, these are the world’s number one, two and three ranked players respectively, but we’re forgetting about world number four Andy Murray of Great Britain. Yes, Murray has not had the...Read more
David Drucker
This week at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, we’ve seen what happened to the men in Montreal last week. Top players losing early and other top players withdrawing due to injury during and before the tournament had even started. World number one-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark...Read more
David Drucker
Rafael Nadal of Spain can now breathe a sigh of relief after he secured his first win of the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati. Nadal never got the chance to do that as he was upset in his opening round match of Montreal by Croatia’s Ivan Dodig. For Rafa,...Read more
David Drucker
American Serena Williams has announced her withdrawal from the the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati due to aggravating a toe injury. Serena was scheduled to meet Sam Stosur of Australia in what would have been a rematch of the Toronto finals just this...Read more
David Drucker
For the second tournament in a row, we've seen world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark fall in her opening match of the Western & Southern Open, an Olympus U.S. Open Series event in Cincinnati. This time, Wozniacki was upset by young American teenager Christina McHale, 6-4, 7-5. For...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 2001 U.S. Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and a group of Americans consisting of former U.S. Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, teenager Ryan Harrison, reigning NCAA champion Steve Johnson, Jack Sock, who won his second consecutive USTA Boys’ 18s title on Sunday...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame on Aug. 27 at the Grand Hyatt New York. Bollettieri, one of the world’s most famous coaches, will be honored for his significant impact on tennis. A coach, businessman, motivator and educator, Bollettieri...Read more