Feature Articles

July 23, 2014

American Jack Sock cruised into the second round at the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday by defeating Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in a little over an hour.

July 22, 2014

Forbes magazine recently released its list of the most financially valuable athletes in the world and Swiss tennis player Roger Federer topped the list along with golfer Tiger Woods.

July 22, 2014

I was stringing a tennis racquet for one of my clients when I noticed the letters “P.I.N.R.W.C.I.O.” handwritten on the white grip of the racquet. I instantly knew it was a reminder of some sorts, and was curious to find out what it stood for.

July 22, 2014

The US Open summer series got underway Monday night as two singles matches headlined the opening ceremonies at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

July 22, 2014

It was just a few days ago that two stars had perhaps their best career performances across the Atlantic, when women's semifinalist Lucie Safarova and boys junior champ Noah Rubin showed their stuff at Wimbledon. And all spring, the tennis world took notice as Jamie Loeb slammed her way to National College Player of the Year honors in a brilliant freshman season at the University of North Carolina. 

July 21, 2014

The BB&T Atlanta Open begins tonight as the opening event of the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicks off from Atlanta, GA.

July 21, 2014

Ana Ivanovic announced on her website that she will be working with a new coach for a trial period. The former world number one has hired Dejan Petrovic, who has formerly worked with top-ranked Serbian’s Novak Djokovic and Jelena Jankovic.

July 21, 2014

Leonardo Mayer of Argentina picked up his first career ATP World Tour title on Sunday as he upset top-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer.

July 21, 2014

Viktor Troicki made his return from a one-year ban on Monday and defeated eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open.

Featured Blogs

Steven Kaplan's picture
July 15, 2014

The FIFA World Cup, Tour de France, Lebron, Melo ... forget about it! The biggest local sports news for Long Island tennis fans is Noah Rubin. He's the 2014 Wimbledon Boy's Champion, which is a truly remarkable achievement, but not his biggest accomplishment of the week.



Steven Kaplan's picture
June 30, 2014

The Group stages of this year's World Cup have drawn 62.3 million U.S. viewers to Univision Deportes, while Wimbledon ratings on ESPN are about 1/10 of that number. I love Wimbledon, it's a magical place and a great event, but let's face it, Wimbledon’s image is stuffy and the announcing is as hip as an old man with a pony tail and an earring.

Steven Kaplan's picture
June 26, 2014

John McEnroe wants to get rid of umpires in professional tennis. "It would be 30 percent more interesting," McEnroe claimed in a pre-Wimbledon press conference.

Steven Kaplan's picture
June 17, 2014

Mark Twain once wrote, "There are liars, damn liars and statistics."

Steven Kaplan's picture
June 3, 2014

It's about 3,600 miles from Roland Garros to Flushing Meadows and on June 1, 2014, these two places were a little closer because they shared the distinction as being the center of the tennis universe. That's a bold statement, but I'll stand by it.

Steven Kaplan's picture
May 27, 2014

A rain delay in Paris prompted Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli to entertain the crowd by getting down and dirty on the red dirt at Roland Garros. When Monfils' tennis days are over, I'm sure "Dancing With the Stars" will be calling.

Steven Kaplan's picture
May 22, 2014

Do you even know what "gluten" is? I'm not totally sure myself, but I think it's some kind of protein. I've heard that if I eat too much of it, I could spontaneously combust, and like Novak Djokovic and Marty Fish, cutting it out of my diet will help me play better tennis … or not. It's big business for sure.

Steven Kaplan's picture
May 20, 2014

The New York Tennis Expo will be hosting the Unified Games at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on June 1. 

Steven Kaplan's picture
May 5, 2014

There has to be something wrong with you mentally if you choke, right? Wrong!

Steven Kaplan's picture
April 21, 2014

The First New York Tennis Expo was held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center almost one year ago and it was a amazing event, with nearly 3,000 enthusiastic attendees.


Miguel Cervantes III's picture
By Miguel Cervantes III
March 11, 2014

What do you do when you’re stuck in a situation without any obvious way out of it? That’s the situation I found myself in recently during the last snow storm. 

Michelle Lehat's picture
By Michele Lehat
December 26, 2013

Former world number one John McEnroe made his widely anticipated appearance on Dec. 18 at Sportime Roslyn, and as one of the junior players in the program, I was very eager to meet him. 

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By Daniel Kresh
October 8, 2012
In the first three months of 2013 the ATP challenger tour will be testing out a new rule, the elimination of the service let. Though there are no immediate plans to implement this rule in a broader scope there is no question that this is the first attempt at doing just that. Would this potential change be a positive thing for the sport? I think so.
Bill Longua's picture
By Bill Longua
September 6, 2012
In doubles, points end fairly quickly due to the fast nature of the game itself-singles can be a very different story. Let’s go over a few ways to end some points more quickly and get you off the court sooner.
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By Bill Longua
August 24, 2012
A player once asked, what are the important shots to practice to improve doubles play? Let’s go over them. The importance here is that I am talking shots, not strokes.


Radio personality Mike Greenberg of ESPN's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" realizes a lifelong dream of playing at the National Tennis Center with idol and 18-time Grand Slam Champion Chris Evert.



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