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July 21, 2017

Over 50 years ago, Dr. Seuss wrote a book called Hop on Pop. It’s 2017, and a lot of tennis players are listening to dear old Dr. Seuss. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to “Hop Into Pop” … POP Tennis, that is.

July 21, 2017

Some of the best in the area at keeping you in shape and on the court, including: Dr. Robert G. Silverman, Dr. Reuben S. Ingber, Dr. Tom Ferraro, Nutrition Solutions PC, Orin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, and Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

July 21, 2017

Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation.

July 20, 2017

Right around her fifth birthday, Vitalina Golod’s father began playing tennis and brought his daughter along with him. “He wanted to play for fun and decided that I should try it as well,” recalls Golod. “I can’t say that I had a natural talent for tennis. My...

July 20, 2017

Point Set’s Nadia Johnston (pictured above, second from right) was named the USTA Long Island Region’s Pro of the Year at the Region’s Annual Awards Ceremony. 

July 20, 2017

The New York Empire (2-2) presented by Citi suffered its second straight defeat on Wednesday night, as the Philadelphia Freedoms (1-2) pulled away late to beat the Empire 25-13 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

July 19, 2017

The U.S. Open announced on Tuesday that the total prize money for the 2017 tournament will be $50.4 million, which makes it the largest purse in tennis history, up about $4 million, or nine percent, from last year’s winnings.

July 18, 2017

There is no shortage of high-quality tennis coaches on Long Island, and the area has helped grow some of the best players in the country. But few of those coaches carry the type of background and experience brought to the table by Andrea Retolaza.

July 17, 2017

Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. 

July 17, 2017

Roger Federer begins the week at number three in the ATP Men’s Singles Rankings, rising two spots from number five after his Sunday afternoon victory over Marin Cilic at Wimbledon, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. With the win, Federer captured his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title, his fifth ATP title...

July 17, 2017

Dominika Cibulkova will join defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and a number of WTA stars in the player field at the 2017 Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, set for Aug. 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

July 14, 2017

The New York Empire return this summer, bringing World TeamTennis action back to the New York area for a second consecutive year. Leading the charge for the NY Empire will be American Mardy Fish, who will be competing in Mylan World TeamTennis for the seventh time.

July 14, 2017

Roger Federer moved into the 11th Wimbledon final of his career on Friday, dismissing Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-4 to set up a final clash with Croatia’s Marin Cilic.

July 13, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced that global superstar Shania Twain will headline the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2017 US Open on Monday evening, August 28, in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. 

July 13, 2017

The women’s singles final at Wimbledon was established on Thursday morning as American Venus Williams and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza won their respective semifinal matches in straight sets.

July 12, 2017

Roger Federer dismissed last year’s finalist Milos Raonic in dominant fashion on Wednesday, reaching the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12th time in his career with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6(4) over the sixth-seeded Canadian.

July 12, 2017

Sam Querrey became the first American man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since 2009, shocking world number one and defending champion Andy Murray 3-6, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-1 at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

July 11, 2017

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta knocked off world number two Simona Halep 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 on Tuesday, becoming the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semifinals since Virginia Wade in 1978.

July 11, 2017

Novak Djokovic secured the final spot in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday, rolling past France’s Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-4 in a match that was postponed from Monday.

July 10, 2017

Manic Monday at Wimbledon produced some highly entertaining and competitive matches as four went the full five-sets, including an epic four hour and 47 minute showdown between fourth-seed Rafael Nadal and 16th seed Gilles Muller.

July 10, 2017

World number one Angelique Kerber will no longer hold that distinction after this week as she fell to former finalist Garbine Muguruza on Monday. Muguruza came back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 and book her spot in the final eight.

July 7, 2017

Five-time champion Venus Williams powered her way into the Wimbledon Round of 16 on Friday, moving past Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-6(3), 6-4, becoming the oldest player, at 37 years and 29 days old, to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon since Martina Navratilova in 1994.

July 6, 2017

World number one Angelique Kerber advanced to the Wimbledon third round for the fourth straight year on Thursday, defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 7-5, 7-5.

July 6, 2017

Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday, defeating Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour and 34 minutes.