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125th-Anniversary Celebration For West Side Tennis Club At Forest Hills This Friday

125th-Anniversary Celebration For West Side Tennis Club At Forest Hills This Friday

Aug. 21 | The West Side Tennis Club, the venerable tennis club located in Forest Hills, Queens, N.Y. and the long-time former home of the U.S. Open, will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its founding with special ceremonies, pro tennis matches and a Gala dinner...

World TeamTennis Brings “Forest Hills” Back To Pro Tennis Vocabulary

World TeamTennis Brings “Forest Hills” Back To Pro Tennis Vocabulary

Aug. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Most people these days know the tennis stadium at West Side Tennis Club at Forest Hills only through old black and white photographs or film from when the U.S. Championships and U.S. Open was played there from...

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Aug. 31 | by Ashley Brownstein @Brownstein26   It’s been seven weeks since Serena Williams captured the Wimbledon singles title and ever since then all we’ve ever heard in the tennis world are the two words – “Grand Slam.” The “Serena...

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

Aug. 30 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   New York and the US Open Tennis Championships – they are as synonymous with each other as any event and location in sports. The U.S. Open takes on the personality of the city where it is staged – loud...

100 Years Ago Today – Titanic Survivors As U.S. Davis Cup Teammates

100 Years Ago Today – Titanic Survivors As U.S. Davis Cup Teammates

Aug. 12 | It was 100 years ago on August 13, 1914 that the Davis Cup Challenge Round between the United States and Australasia began in New York. The series is one of the most famous in the history of tennis for many reasons. It was staged as World War I raged...

ATP South African Tennis Open in Johannesburg cancelled due to lack of sponsors: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

ATP South African Tennis Open in Johannesburg cancelled due to lack of sponsors: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

May. 11 | ATP South African Tennis Open cancelled after not finding enough sponsors After just three years of existence, the ATP South African Tennis Open in Johannesburg has been cancelled because tournament officials were not able to find enough sponsors....

Federer Routs Agassi

Federer Routs Agassi

Nov. 16 | WorldTennisMagazine.com takes a look back at ATP World Tour Finals from yester-year in this special series – ATP World Tour Final Rewind. Today we look back to an epic match from November 16, as excerpted from the book ON THIS DAY IN TENNIS HISTORY...

What’s Next for Historic Forest Hills Stadium After Club Votes to Reject Condo Sale

What’s Next for Historic Forest Hills Stadium After Club Votes to Reject Condo Sale

Oct. 8 | By Bob Stockton The membership of the West Side Tennis Club voted Thursday night not to sell its famed 87-year-old tennis stadium, the site of the modern day US Open from 1923 to 1977, to real estate developer Cord Meyer, who planned to tear down...

Tornado Strikes Historic Forest Hills – 50 Years After Hurricane Destruction

Tornado Strikes Historic Forest Hills – 50 Years After Hurricane Destruction

Sep. 17 | Fifty years after a hurricane slammed the West Side Tennis Club at Forest Hills, a tornado struck the historic American tennis club. A tornado touched down in the New York City area Thursday afternoon causing significant damage to the West Side Tennis...

The US Open – No Longer a Split Personality in Flushing’s Big Tent

The US Open – No Longer a Split Personality in Flushing’s Big Tent

Sep. 1 | NEW YORK – As the 43rd season of the chase for dollars rolls toward its crescendo in Flushing (who will come out of it most flush?), few tennis junkies are aware that this monstrocity called the U.S. Open was once-upon-a-time a split personality. Entrace...

Roger Federer: Forest Hills Stadium Destruction Would be a Pity

Roger Federer: Forest Hills Stadium Destruction Would be a Pity

Aug. 27 | By Bob Stockton Roger Federer visited the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills Thursday and said it would be “a pity” if the club’s historic stadium was torn down and replaced by condos. The membership of the West Side Tennis Club is set to...

GRASS ROOTS EFFORT IN PLACE TO SAVE HISTORIC FOREST HILLS TENNIS STADIUM

GRASS ROOTS EFFORT IN PLACE TO SAVE HISTORIC FOREST HILLS TENNIS STADIUM

Aug. 7 | There is a grass roots effort to save and preserve the historic tennis stadium at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. The stadium is the historic tennis venue that hosted the U.S. Open/U.S. Nationals from 1920 to 1977, but has fallen in...