New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a further expansion of its environmental initiatives at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, which annually hosts more than 700,000 fans during the two weeks of the event. Alec Baldwin and Billie Jean King will continue to serve as the U.S...Read more
Anthony Pastecchi
The 2011 U.S. Open officially kicked off on Monday, Aug. 29 with great weather and even greater matches. The men’s side of the draw saw Germany's Tommy Haas defeat Jonathan Dasnieres De Veigy of France in four sets, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1. De Veigy put up a fight on the new Court 17; however, after...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2009, the U.S. Open broke with previous form, inviting the men to lead off the Night Session and the women to close out the day’s play. That tradition continues tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 30, when defending champion Rafael Nadal from Spain takes on Khazikstan's Andrey Golubev. Nadal will warm up the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania has scored the first major upset of the 2011 U.S. Open today at Louis Armstrong Stadium as she ousted current Wimbledon champion and the number five seed, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, 7-6, 6-3. Ranked 48th in the world, Dulgheru is coming off injuries to both...Read more
Michael Sarro
On Aug. 25, BNP Paribas hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Tennis event where the tops in the game of tennis and the top chefs in the world gathered together in Manhattan at The W Hotel to showcase some amazing food, drink signature cocktails and dance the night away with several renown DJs on hand...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Russian Maria Sharapova, fresh off her recent finals win in Cincinnati over former world number one-ranked Jelena Jankovic in three sets, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, is in New York gearing up for her appearance at the 2011 U.S. Open. Sharapova, like the other pros shooting for 2011 U.S. Open glory, have hit...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open is new underway at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The threat of Hurricane Irene swept through the area and has left many without power and water damage, but the Open is scheduled to get underway with no delays in sight. While the winds and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The sport’s top stars are set to make New York their home away from home from Aug. 29-Sept. 13, and this article will serve as your guide in and around the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center as the Open takes place. From trendy places to eat, to where to go to possibly meet...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the 14 winners of its 13th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest. The winning essays and art projects were selected from student entries submitted to the more than 600 USTA National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network chapters from around the country. Students were...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner have both advanced to the semifinals of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina. Roddick rolled over Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday, while Isner, a native of nearby Greensboro, N.C., beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, setting up the...Read more