Young vs. Monfils: One To Remember

By Richard Kent NEW YORK — It was, as predicted, an epic battle between two players, once both with unbridled promise and unlimited skill. Frenchman Gael Monfils. the no. 18 seed and a former semi-finalist, outlasted American Donald Young, the fan favorite on a packed Grandstand, 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5. Young has been known for his five-set […]

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Taylor’s Quest

By Richard Kent NEW YORK — She is finally 21 years old and it seems like she has played tennis for years. That is Chicago native and Atlanta resident, Taylor Townsend. She owns a current rank of no. 119 and has been ranked as high as no. 94. Townsend is unseeded in this year’s US […]

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Mr. Tsonga’s Opus

By Richard Kent NEW YORK — He is now 32 years old and once was dubbed as a player with unlimited potential. He has never done better than a semifinal finish in a Major, yet has been ranked as high as fifth in the world. He has won over $20 million dollars in prize money. He […]

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