Feature Articles

August 29, 2014

The second round of the 2014 US Open wraps up for the men on Friday, while the third-round begins for the women.

August 29, 2014

Andy Murray rolled into the third-round at the US Open on Thursday night, defeating Germany’s Matthias Bachinger 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

August 28, 2014

American twins Bob and Mike Bryan began their attempt at the pair’s 100th career title on Wednesday, defeating Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-3 in the first-round of the US Open.

August 28, 2014

Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis’ Cinderella run at the 2014 U.S. Open came to an end Thursday night, as she was beaten on Court 17 by Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan. The wild card Bellis defeated the number 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova on Tuesday ...

August 28, 2014

Inwood Country Club opened up its 10 Har-Tru tennis courts to members of the Inwood community for a recent charity event, as 300 children, parents and volunteers flocked to the Country Club for the first ever Kid’s Tennis Festival, hosted by The Inwood Charities Fund Inc. with the USTA Eastern/Long Island Region.

August 28, 2014

Top-ranked American John Isner cruised into the third-round Thursday, beating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-2.

August 28, 2014

In one of the bigger upsets so far at the US Open, Czech Karolina Pliskova took down eighth-seeded Serb Ana Ivanovic in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 to advance into the third-round.

August 28, 2014

It was a big day for local tennis in New York as two Long Islanders both took the court at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Men’s Doubles Draw at the U.S. Open.

August 28, 2014

The top seeds on both the men’s and women’s sides of the draw advanced Thursday at the U.S. Open, as Novak Djokovic was dominant in his 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 win over Paul-Henri Mathieu at Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Serena Williams was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over fellow countrywoman Vania King.

Featured Blogs

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August 4, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki is going to run the 2014 New York City Marathon for the "Team for Kids" charity.

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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!

Blogs

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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 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.
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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

Fri, 09/19/2014 - Sun, 09/21/2014

The NTC Men's College Invitational, featuring the 20 top NCAA Division I teams, will take place Friday-Sunday, Sept. 19-21 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Fri, 10/10/2014 - Sun, 10/12/2014

The NTC Women's College Invitational, featuring the 20 top NCAA Division I teams, will take place Friday-Sunday, Oct. 10-12 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.