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
David Drucker
If there were one player on the pro tour who cannot catch a break in life, that player would be Andy Roddick, no questions asked. In yet another Grand Slam disappointment, Roddick was upset by unseeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain in straight sets, 7-6(2), 7-6(2), 6-4. What’s even more embarrassing is...Read more
Monica Gorny
The saying “anything is possible” comes to mind when thinking of the last two days on the SW19 grass courts at Wimbledon. Yesterday, the tennis world was shaken by a hurricane wild card, as Germany’s Sabine Lisicki knocked out 2011 French Open champion and number three seed, Na Li in a grueling...Read more