David N. Dinkins, who died Monday night at 93, was the mayor of New York. But he was also the unofficial mayor of the tennis…View More David Dinkins Kept Loving Tennis, No Matter Who Mocked Him
Two of the biggest stars in the sport did not make the trip. Another one was disqualified midway through. Six of the top 10 women’s…View More A U.S. Open Missing Fans and Stars: Was It Worth It?
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Since its opening in 1997, Arthur Ashe Stadium has been the site of some of the most thrilling tennis in the history of the game,…View More Ashe Stadium Again Turns Into an Arena of the Absurd
The U.S. Open is usually a crowded, raucous and very New York affair. Local luminaries like Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee and Katie Couric sit courtside,…View More This Year’s U.S. Open Does Not Allow Spectators. Except These Lucky Few.
Serena Williams started this most unusual United States Open in usual fashion by winning her first-round match in Arthur Ashe Stadium against lower-ranked opposition. But…View More Serena Williams Wins First Match of U.S. Open
Anhelina Kalinina thought she had hit the jackpot just by playing in the United States Open. When tennis officials first announced the initial field of…View More A Long Trip, a U.S. Open Bubble and a Terrible Luck of the Draw
The four biggest tournaments in tennis, known as the Grand Slams, so clearly reflect the cities in which they take place. January offers the Australian…View More The Bizarro 2020 U.S. Open Begins
It was late-March in New York, just five months but seemingly a lifetime ago, and the leaders of tennis in the United States already knew…View More Will the U.S. Open Show Big Events Can Return to New York?