Tags: Tennis

The Bronx Will Host a Pro Tennis Tournament in August

Professional tennis is returning to the Bronx this summer, with a women’s tournament in August, before the start of the United States Open. The new event, the N.Y.J.T.L. Bronx Open, will be held at the Cary Leeds Center in Crotona Park and hosted by New York Junior Tennis & Learning, a nonprofit tennis and education…

Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem Complete a Top-Heavy Final Four

PARIS — In sharp contrast to a women’s singles draw filled with breakthroughs and breakdowns, the final four men in contention at the French Open are a perfectly predictable quartet. In quarterfinal matches that were postponed from Wednesday because of rain, top-ranked Novak Djokovic and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem won in straight sets on Thursday and…

Amanda Anisimova, Playing Fearlessly, Nears an Early Breakthrough

PARIS — While Amanda Anisimova’s opponents at the French Open have returned to their lodging to relax after matches, Anisimova has headed back to her Paris hotel to do schoolwork. Anisimova, long home-schooled, is working toward the equivalent of a high school diploma. But at age 17, Anisimova, an American with Russian roots, is already…