New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Upon arriving in Spain following competing in an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi last week, Nadal’s tests came back positive. “I wanted to announce that on my return home after playing the Abu Dhabi tournament, I have tested...Read more
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On Wednesday, Serena Williams announced she will not be competing at the 2022 Australian Open in January. “Following the advice of my medical team, I have decided to withdraw from this year’s Australian Open,” she said in a statement. “While this is never an easy decision to make, I am not where I...Read more
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Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo was appointed as French Open Tournament Director on Thursday, becoming the first woman to hold that position in the event’s history. Earlier this week, Guy Forget, whose contract was set to expire at the end of this year, resigned from the position. Forget...Read more
U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu was named the 2021 WTA Newcomer of the Year.
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The WTA announces its 2021 WTA Player Awards on Tuesday. The awards, which are broken down into five categories, are voted on by members of the international media. Click Here to read more. From the WTA website : WTA Player of the Year: Ashleigh Barty (AUS) WTA World No.1 Ashleigh Barty wins the...Read more
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The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) won its first Davis Cup title in 15 years after Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev delivered clutch victories against Croatia in Madrid, Spain on Sunday. The Russian players competed under the RTF label due to the nation’s continued suspension from international...Read more
Peng Shuai hits a backhand during the 2019 U.S. Open.
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On Wednesday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it is suspending all tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, as it remains unconvinced about the well-being of tennis star Peng Shuai. In early November, Shuai accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault in a post on...Read more
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For the second time in his career, Germany’s Alexander Zverev has won the Nitto ATP Finals as he defeated Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the championship match on Sunday in Turin, Italy. “It was great,” said Zverev. “I won the [Nitto ATP] Finals, in the final against someone I had lost five...Read more
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Novak Djokovic became the second player to secure a place in the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy as he defeated Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday to officially win the event’s Green Group. Djokovic joins Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, who won the Red Group via two victories in his first two round-...Read more
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Garbine Muguruza captured her third and biggest title of the year as she won the end-of-the-year WTA Finals with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit in Guadalajara, Mexico on Wednesday night. In doing so, Muguruza becomes the first Spanish woman to ever win the event. “Right now I feel...Read more
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The championship match of the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico is set after the semifinal action on Tuesday, and it will see Spain’s Garbine Muguruza face off against Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit for the title on Wednesday. Muguruza defeated her countrywoman Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-3 in the first...Read more