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April 22, 2014

After falling in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters last week, Spanish native Rafael Nadal returns to his home country in hopes of defending his crown in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. Nadal defeated his fellow countryman Nicolas Almagro in the singles final of the tournament last year, and looks to bounce back after his disappointing exit in Monte Carlo.

April 22, 2014

On April 19, Roslyn traveled to take on Manhasset in Conference I-B boys high school tennis action. Roslyn continued its excellent play by defeating the Indians 5-2 to stay one game behind Syosset for tops in Nassau County Conference I-B.

April 22, 2014

As a coach of many individual players as well as collegiate teams, my expectations of what I can get out of these players are put to the test on a daily basis. I have done some research on what some of the great coaches have narrowed it down to in a variety of values and traits. 

April 21, 2014

Americans Bob & Mike Bryan continued their doubles dominance Sunday at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, as they defeated the team of Ivan Dodig of Croatia & Marcelo Melo of Brazil, 6-3, 3-6, 10-8 to capture their 98th title together as a pair. 

April 21, 2014

A wrist injury that hampered Novak Djokovic since the beginning of last week in Monte Carlo will force the six-time Grand Slam champion to miss some time. 

April 21, 2014

The final day of competition in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff between the U.S. and France at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University had a dramatic ending, as the tie came down to a fifth-and-decisive doubles match for the ninth time for the U.S. (since the World Group format was instituted in 1995).

April 21, 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka captured his first ever Masters event on Sunday by defeating his fellow Switzerland-native Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final. 

April 18, 2014

Eight-time Monte Carlo Masters Champion Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the tournament on Friday by David Ferrer, who advanced to the semifinals with a 7-6(1), 6-4 victory over his fellow countryman.

April 18, 2014

Roger Federer used an outstanding comeback to push past the ninth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Monte Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals on Friday, 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-3.

Featured Blogs

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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.

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April 15, 2014

Do you serve great in practice, but break down in matches? Join the club.

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April 8, 2014

Beginners and pros alike understand the importance of keeping the ball in play. A common complaint is that every shot feels like an adventure, even while demonstrating consistent play.

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March 31, 2014

One of the most widely played live ball practice games is commonly called "Sweeper." It's essentially a singles rally game started with a neutral feed from the baseline.

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March 24, 2014

The calendar may say "Spring," but the thermometer says "Winter" and the wind chill says "Brrr!" You don't have to suffer and waste valuable energy shivering. Save your movement for the match by dressing wisely.

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March 17, 2014

I've learned a few "hacks" in my years of coaching that I would like to share weekly in this blog, beginning with "Part 1: Impress the School Coach at Tryouts."

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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. 

Steven Kaplan's picture
March 4, 2014

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, taking a page from the Academy Awards, tried to take a "selfie" during their exhibition match last night during the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden.

Steven Kaplan's picture
February 26, 2014

Disco was popular and the best doubles team in the world was "John McEnroe & Anyone." That was a long time ago.

 

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January 28, 2014

While switching channels between NFL playoff football and the Australian Open, I could not help but notice the difference in the production value of each broadcast.

Blogs

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. 

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By Michelle 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.
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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.

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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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Events

Thu, 04/24/2014 - Sun, 04/27/2014

From April 24-27, the Big East College Tennis Conference Championships will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Sat, 04/26/2014

On Saturday, April 26 from 8:00 p.m.-midnight, the George Haber Memorial Night of Tennis With Heart will take place at Carefree Racquet Club to benefit the American Heart Association.