Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis News Week in Review

(March 11, 2013) NEW YORK, NY –  Kourtin’ Karen takes brief look at the week that was week in the offbeat world of tennis. 15-0 BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York City http://youtu.be/zbYRwleS3-o March 4 was World Tennis … [Read more...]

Del Potro and Serena Williams Victorious at BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden

(March 4, 2013) NEW YORK, NY - World Tennis Day was celebrated from Hong Kong to New York on Monday.In New York’s Madison Square Garden, Juan Martin Del Potro and Serena Williams were celebrating wins over Rafael Nadal and Victoria Azarenka … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Showdown Debuts in Hong Kong with Wozniacki, Radwanska, McEnroe and Lendl

By Natalie Ho (March 4, 2013) HONG KONG - The BNP Paribas Showdown exhibition matches held at Madison Square Garden has a new sister event this year, held 13 time zones away in Hong Kong. While Hong Kong has the same amount of sky scrapers to match … [Read more...]

Azarenka is Ready for Melbourne, Looking Forward to Madison Square Garden

( January 10, 2013) MELBOURNE/NEW YORK -  Prior to her participation in the Australian Open draw in Melbourne on Friday morning, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka took time out for an international conference call to promote taking part in the BNP Paribas … [Read more...]

Third Season of “World of Tennis” to Debut on Tennis Channel December 5

(November 29, 2012) NEW YORK, N.Y. – StarGames and MSG Sports have announced that the third season of “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will debut next week. The first of seven episodes of the bi-weekly series will premiere on Tennis Channel … [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...]

Sharapova and Roddick Win with Laughs and Quality Tennis at the BNP Paribas Showdown

Caroline Wozniacki watches boyfriend and PGA Professional Rory McIlroy walk on the tennis court in her match against Maria Sharapova at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 5, 2012. UPI/John Angelillo … [Read more...]

Morning “Showtime” for BNP Paribas Showdown For Federer, Roddick, Sharapova and Wozniacki

NEW YORK, NY - Jumeirah Essex House (March 5, 2012) - In a Monday morning news conference preceding Monday night's BNP Paribas Showdown featuring Maria Sharapova taking on Caroline Wozniacki and Roger Federer playing Andy Roddick at Madison Square … [Read more...]

Raw and Uncut – Sounds of the Showdown with Agassi, Sampras, Lendl and McEnroe

Monday, February 25, 2011 - Jumeirah Essex House, Grand Ballroom - Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe shared a few laughs among the serious questions during a morning news conference for the BNP Paribas Showdown. The player's … [Read more...]

Photo-Op and News Conference for BNP Paribas Showdown

Photo-Op and News Conference for "BNP Paribas Showdown for The Bilie Jean King Cup held at the Petite Salon, Jumeirah Essex House on Central Park South The combatants-Venus and Serena Williams, Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic along with Bilie … [Read more...]