January 23, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta won her fourth consecutive match in straight-sets on Monday, dispatching Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-4 to return to the Australian Open quarterfinals, and setting up a showdown with world number two Serena Williams.

January 23, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal advanced to the 30th Grand Slam quarterfinal of his career on Monday as the Spaniard held off sixth-seed Gael Monfils of France 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the final eight in Melbourne.

January 20, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Coco Vandeweghe moved into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, outlasting former semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 on Friday.

January 20, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer moved into the fourth round in Melbourne in dominating form on Friday, dismissing 10th seed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to  beat the Czech for the 17th time in his career.

January 19, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The first tickets in the Australian Open fourth round will be punched as we enter the fifth day in Melbourne.  Top seeds Angelique Kerber and Andy Murray will be in action, and there are multiple intriguing matchups in both draws to entertain you on Thursday night.

January 19, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin upset defending champion and world number two Novak Djokovic 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 to hand the Serb his earliest loss at a Grand Slam since he lost to Marat Safin in the second round at Wimbledon in 2008.

January 19, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Two former world number ones rolled into the Australian Open third round on Thursday, as Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki won their respective matches in straight sets to move on in Melbourne.

January 18, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The second round of the Australian Open comes to a close tonight as we embark on the fourth day of 2017’s maiden Grand Slam, and six-time champion Serena Williams is one of seven Americans who will be in action seeking third round spots in Melbourne.

January 18, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer moved into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, downing 20-year old Long Islander Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(3) on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

January 18, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Angelique Kerber entered Wednesday’s second round matchup knowing there would be some added pressure as she took on fellow German Carina Witthoeft, a player who idolizes her older compatriot. But the defending champion Kerber, who was celebrating her 29th birthday, pushed through to the Australian Open third round with a 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-2 victory.

January 17, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The third day of play down under at the 2017 Australian Open gets underway at 7:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday night offering up plenty of intriguing matches as the second round begins in Melbourne.

January 17, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal made sure that 2016 would not repeat itself as he kicked off his Melbourne campaign.  A year ago, Nadal lost to the aforementioned Verdasco, but looked dominant on Monday. The Spaniard rolled past Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

January 17, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Serena Williams began her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam title on Tuesday as she kicked off her Australian Open campaign, and the world number two did so by moving past Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-3 in just one hour and 19 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.

January 16, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Shelby Rogers produced the best match of her career during the Australian Open’s first slate of games, upending fourth-seed Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 to earn her first career top five win while also handing Halep a first-round exit in Melbourne for the second-straight year.

 

January 16, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island’s Noah Rubin outlasted fellow American and friend Bjorn Fratangelo 6-7(4), 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the second-round of the Australian Open on Monday, setting up a clash with 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer.

January 16, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Japan’s Kei Nishikori needed to use everything he had in his tank to advance to the second round of the Australian Open on Monday, outlasting Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2 in three hours and 34 minutes.

January 15, 2017
By Brian Coleman

In the world of tennis, the Australian Open is the first major stop of the new year. Players on both the men’s and women’s side will converge on Melbourne aiming for Grand Slam glory after a lengthy layoff.

January 13, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Johanna Konta captured the second title of her career on Friday, cruising past world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-2 to win the Apia International Sydney title.

January 12, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Agnieszka Radwanska will take on Johanna Konta in the Sydney final. 

January 12, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Americans Jack Sock and Steve Johnson both won their respective quarterfinal matches at the ASB Classic on Thursday, setting up a matchup between the two Americans in the semifinals in Auckland, New Zealand.

January 11, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Eugenie Bouchard continued her excellent start to the 2017 season, advancing to the Apia International Sydney semifinals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Anastasia Pavyluchenkova on Wednesday.

January 10, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Daria Kasatkina scored the biggest win of her young career on Tuesday, downing world number one Angelique Kerber 7-6(5), 6-2 to reach the Apia International Sydney quarterfinals. 

January 9, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The opening week of the 2017 tennis season wrapped up over the weekend but not before delivering us with some highly entertaining tennis to open up the new year, none more exciting than Novak Djokovic’s three-set victory over world number one Andy Murray to win the ExxonMobil Open title in Doha, Qatar.

January 9, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Professional tennis returned to Brooklyn on Saturday night, as John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier squared off in the PowerShares Series QQQ Cup at the Barclays Center, the final stop of the season for the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30.