Victoria Azarenka: “I got a bigger ball”

Red Bull chronicled Azarenka's weekend in NYC, which included taking on Tim "Timbo" Gonzalez, the #1 wall ball player in the world and the US national champion, in a match on NYC's popular hand ball courts. Before beginning play, Gonzalez and … [Read more...]

“I Tried My Best,” Said Venus Williams After Loss to Puchkova in Florianópolis

By Barbara Galiza (March 1, 2013) Venus Williams looked apathetic in her semifinal loss to Olga Puchkova in Florianópolis, but made no excuses. The American, normally an ace machine, was hitting serves at around 62 mph and, during a few points, … [Read more...]

On the Red Carpet with Gustavo “Guga” Kuerten at the Legends Ball

  By Karen Pestaina NEW YORK, NY (September 7, 2012) - Tennis Panorama News caught up with recent inductee to the International Tennis Hall of Fame Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten at the Legends Ball held during the US Open at Cipriani's on East 42nd … [Read more...]

Serena Williams, Azarenka, Del Potro Celebrate Next Year’s BNP Paribas Showdown

New York, NY - On Wednesday the sixth annual BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden was announced. The event which is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2013 will feature World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, facing off against Serena Williams. … [Read more...]

On the Green Carpet – Bryan Brothers, Serena Williams attend Taste of Tennis

NEW YORK, NY (August 23, 2012) - On Thursday at the W Hotel on 49th and Lexington, tennis players and chef walked the "green" carpet to participate in the 13th annual Taste of Tennis, sponsored by BNP Paribas. The evening raised funds to benefit the … [Read more...]

New Haven Open – WTA All-Access Hour

  By Jack Cunniff On Sunday, three of the top four seeds of the 2012 New Haven Open met with the press to talk about on a variety of topics. Here are excerpts from those conversations. Italy’s Sara Errani, the … [Read more...]

Sharapova Launches Sugarpova Candy at Henri Bendel in New York City

NEW YORK - Maria Sharapova - tennis player, designer and endorser of many products is now a candy entrepreneur. On Monday on Fifth Avenue the four-time major winner and current World No. 3 launched her own candy line called "Sugarpova." It features … [Read more...]

Nicole Gibbs on Proposed NCAA changes “I think it would be a huge problem for college tennis”

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Reigning NCAA singles and doubles champion, Stanford's Nicole Gibbs advanced to the finals of qualifying at the New Haven Open on Saturday with a 6-3, 6--3 win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino. Gibbs is upset about the NCAA's … [Read more...]

Podcasts – John McEnroe and Andre Agassi Face-off in World TeamTennis

RANDALL'S ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY - (July 19, 2012) -  NY Sportimes John McEnroe lost to Andre Agassi representing the Boston Lobsters in the men's singles in World TeamTennis on Thursday night. Agassi edged McEnroe in a 5-4 tiebreak. In the mixed … [Read more...]

Podcast – Meet the Pliskovas of the Philadephia Freedoms

RANDALL’S ISLAND, New York, NY – In World Team Tennis on Friday night the the NY Sportimes defeated the Philadelphia Freedoms 22-16. Among the players on the Freedoms' roster are twins out of the Czech Republic - right-handed Karolina and … [Read more...]