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August 31, 2015

It’s still early on Day One of the U.S. Open, but two of the top seven women are already out of contention for the Women’s Singles Title.

August 31, 2015

World number one and top-seeded Novak Djokovic began his U.S. Open campaign Monday with a 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win over Joao Souza of Brazil in just over 70 minutes. Djokovic is 20-1 at majors in 2015, losing only to Stan Wawrinka in the finals of the French Open.

August 31, 2015

The Mardy Fish Retirement Tour makes its final stop in Flushing Meadows this week at the 2015 U.S. Open, and after his opening round match Monday on the Grandstand, the Tour will continue. Fish faced Marco Cecchinato of Italy, making his Grand Slam debut in Flushing Meadows, and defeated the...

August 31, 2015

Seeded third in the Women’s Singles draw, Russian Maria Sharapova has announced her withdrawal from the 2015 U.S. Open. Citing a right leg injury, Sharapova has been out of action since June when she lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals of Wimbledon.

August 31, 2015

In a year already full of memorable moments, Ossining, N.Y.'s Jamie Loeb wouldn't mind adding another highlight to 2015. On Tuesday, the former North Carolina standout and 2015 NCAA Division I Singles National Champion, will step onto the courts of the U.S. Open for the first time...

August 31, 2015

The 2015 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament, the free event where 128 men and 128 women attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open singles main draws by winning three matches over four days, set an all-time, total attendance record this year.

August 31, 2015

The final Grand Slam of 2015 is here. Monday, Aug. 31st is Day One of the 2015 U.S. Open, marked by a full slate of action across the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Cloudy skies and temps in the 90s, will little chance of precipitation, should allow for a day...

August 31, 2015

Japan's Kei Nishikori, a finalist in the 2014 U.S. Open, was ousted in Flushing Meadows on Monday, falling to Benoit Paire, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4. Nishikori, the number four seed at the Open, became the first Asian male to reach the finals of a Grand Slam last year at the U.S. Open,...

August 31, 2015

Today marked the 17th consecutive time that 35-year-old Venus Williams entered the U.S. Open and got through to round two. This time around, it was Monica Puig who fell victim to Venus, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3.

August 28, 2015

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 28, 2015

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy.

August 28, 2015

Some of New York City’s premier celebrity chefs stepped out of the kitchen and onto the tennis courts of City View Racquet Club in Long Island City for a day of tennis, food and an overall good time.

August 27, 2015

Robby Ginepri of the United States has announced his retirement from the ATP Tour after 14 years on the Tour. Ginepri captured three titles on the ATP World Tour and reached a career-high singles ranking of 15th in the world.

August 27, 2015

Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open,...

August 27, 2015

Architect Philip Rossillo and Builder John DeVito of 456 Development Group recently launched their latest project, 100 Crescent, during a sunset cocktail party to benefit Autism Speaks.

August 27, 2015

Long Island’s Noah Rubin’s opportunity to play in this year’s U.S. Open main draw came to a close on Thursday, as 91st-ranked Guido Pella of Argentina beat the American 6-4, 7-6(6) on Court 11 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 26, 2015

The Empire State Open Tennis Tournament, a WTA 125K series event, will be held May 9-15, 2016 at Hempstead Lake State Park. This event will feature stars of the WTA, as well as up and coming players currently fighting their way up the rankings ladder. 

August 26, 2015

The USTA has announced the names of 12 vocalists, all ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2015 U.S. Open, as well as on Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s U.S. Open features talent from throughout the New York...

August 25, 2015

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer have been named the top two seeds, respectively, in men’s singles at the 2015 U.S. Open, headlining five U.S. Open and six Grand Slam champions to earn Top-10 seeds. 

August 25, 2015

The USTA has announced that 28-year-old Jennifer Elie of Queens, N.Y. and 32-year-old Jesse Witten of Naples, Fla. won the 2015 U.S. Open National Playoffs–Women’s and Men’s Singles Championships to earn wild cards into the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament.

August 25, 2015

Long Island’s Noah Rubin won his opening U.S. Open qualifying match on Tuesday, downing Liang-Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei, 6-2, 7-5, on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to advance to the second stage of qualifying for the main draw.

August 24, 2015

Roger Federer and Serena Williams each added to their Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series success on Sunday, repeating as champions at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 24, 2015

World number two and 2012 U.S. Open champion Andy Murray clinched the 2015 Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series men’s title, with Roger Federer’s victory over Novak Djokovic in the finals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 24, 2015

The women's tennis coaches in the East Coast Conference (ECC) have selected the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Bears as an unanimous favorite to win the ECC Women's Tennis Championship in 2015. NYIT's Alessia Rossetti (Minusio, Switzerland) has also been named the...