Grand Slam

Kokkinakis And Stosur Awarded US Open Wild Cards

TA Press Release, August 14, 2019 Samantha Stosur, US Open 2011 champion and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been granted main draw wildcards for the upcoming US Open, starting in New York later this month. The duo boost Australia’s main draw singles representation at the final Grand […]

US Open Wild Cards Announced

WHITE PLAINS, August 13, 2019 (Press Release) The USTA today announced that Americans Bjorn Fratangelo, Marcos Giron, Denis Kudla and Jack Sock join US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Ernesto Escobedo and 2019 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Zachary Svajdaas 2019 US Open men’s singles main draw […]

Escobedo Earns US Open Wild Card

USTA Press Release, August 9, 2019 Ernesto Escobedo earned a main draw wild card into the US Open tonight through the US Open Wild Card Challenge. The 23-year old from Los Angeles clinched first place in the Challenge by defeating […]

Billy Idol Confirmed For AO Live Stage 2020

AO Press Release, August 8, 2019 British superstar Billy Idol will be part of the lineup for the AO Live Stage at Australian Open 2020. The Australian Open and Mushroom Events announced today that Idol will join Melbourne rock act The Delta Riggs on the AO Live Stage on Wednesday […]

Kristie Ahn Earns A Wild Card Into The US Open

USTA Press Release, August 7, 2019 Kristie Ahn, the 27-year old New Jersey native and three-time All-American at Stanford, earned a main draw wild card entry into the US Open on Tuesday night by winning the US Open Wild Card Challenge. […]

US Open Wild Card Challenges To Be Decided This Week

USTA Press Release, August 6, 2019 Kristie Ahn and Ernesto Escobedo are both in position to clinch US Open main draw wild cards this week, though challengers on both the men’s and women’s sides are still in the running to possibly overtake them […]

Tennis Australia Appoints New Chief Umpire

TA Press Release, July 31, 2019 Longstanding tennis official Cheryl Jenkins has been appointed Chief Umpire of the Australian Open.  Mrs Jenkins is the tournament’s first female Chief Umpire. Brian Grace will retire from the top job after many years of service, moving into a […]

Korda Takes Lead In US Open Men’s Wild Card Challenge

USTA Press Release, July 23, 2019 Former Australian Open boys’ champion and world junior No. 1 Sebastian Korda took the lead in the US Open Men’s Wild Card Challenge in Week 2, reaching the final at the ATP Challenger 110 […]

2019 US Open Offers Richest Purse In History Of The Sport

WHITE PLAINS, July 18, 2019 (USTA Press Release) The USTA today announced that total player compensation for the 2019 US Open will surpass $57 million for the first time, maintaining the US Open as the richest purse in tennis history. […]