Welcome To Whitney’s World

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Get ready, U.S. Open. Here comes 16-year-old, 5-foot-6 Whitney Osuigwe fresh from The IMG Academy. The 2017 French Open Girls’ Champion at the age of 15 won the USTA 18 and under Girls’ title in San Diego earlier this year to earn the coveted main draw wild […]

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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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