American CiCi Bellis continued her comeback to professional tennis by reaching the Australian Open third round on Thursday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Catherine “CiCi” Bellis was the darling of the WTA Tour. As a teenager, Bellis was named the WTA’s Newcomer of the Year in 2017, before a series of wrist and elbow injuries derailed what was the start of a promising career. In fact, as recently as just a few months ago, she was told...Read more
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year. “That was huge for me,” said Fritz. “He played a really tough five setter just the other day and...Read more
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday , holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes. “I knew that she’s going to be very motivated at the beginning. We played together a few months ago, and it was very close,” said Halep. “I...Read more
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
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US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday , beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It felt different because that’s the first time in my life I was stepping out on the centre court in the first round of a Grand Slam as a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of their first-round Wimbledon clash last year, Coco Gauff and Venus Williams met in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. Once again, it was Gauff who came out on top in this generational battle, as she advanced with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory. “I definitely was more...Read more
Robbie Werdiger
This story first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The “Big Three” As the calendar flips to a new decade, three familiar names still remain atop the ATP World Tour rankings. The three greatest players of all-time...Read more
Top-ranked American John Isner returns to NYCB LIVE for a third consecutive year.
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The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest...Read more
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019. The current world number one captured the first Grand Slam title of her career at the French Open , becoming the first Australian to win at Roland...Read more
Luke Jensen
A great tennis year is coming to an end, but not before we saw some amazing stories thanks to the best players on the planet! On the men’s tour, Rafael Nadal holds on to win his 19 th major title and is now closer to Roger Federer in the all-time race than he’s been in 15 years. It’s what I believe...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement plans on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Australian Open champion and world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will be retiring following the 2020 Australian Open. Wozniacki made the announcement in an Instagram post, and in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America”. “In recent months, I’ve realized that...Read more