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April 20, 2017

The Massapequa Chiefs moved to 5-0 on the season, gutting out a tough 4-3 win over Oceanside in a Conference II-B showdown on Wednesday afternoon.

April 19, 2017

Tickets for New York City’s only professional tennis team, the New York Empire presented by Citi, will go on-sale on Friday, April 21. The New York Empire’s first home match will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 16 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis...

April 19, 2017

Both the men’s and women’s tennis at Stony Brook wrapped up its regular seasons on Tuesday afternoon, and each notched 5-2 victories over Long Island-foe Hofstra.

April 19, 2017

The Syosset Braves extended its winning streak to 38 on Tuesday, edging Roslyn 4-3 in a tightly-contested and important Conference I matchup.

April 18, 2017

World number two and two-time champion Novak Djokovic advanced at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday, getting past France’s Gilles Simon 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 to reach the tournament’s third-round.

April 17, 2017

American Steve Johnson won the second ATP singles title of his career on Sunday, knocking off eighth-seeded Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5) to win the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas.

April 14, 2017

Get your pro spring swing on! I love this time of year. The weather is warming up and there is such positive energy around the tennis courts.

April 14, 2017

There are a number of classic “reasons” for the lack of serve and volley among women in the modern game of tennis. Opinions and quotes from fans, players, coaches and commentators are many.

April 14, 2017

Sportime and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy will be hosting scholarship tryouts at its Long Island Annex in Syosset, N.Y. on Saturday, June 17 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Sportime Syosset.

April 13, 2017

Performance improvement is all about hard work, and you need to work as hard as you can, right? Wrong! Hard work is important, but the ultimate goal is to be as productive as you can and this comes from finding just the optimal balance of effort and temperance.

April 13, 2017

The first-ever Rendez-vous à Roland-Garros USA, in partnership with Longines, announced the field of 32 of the nation’s best junior tennis players, 16 boys and 16 girls, who will compete for a chance to enter a play-in tournament in Paris along with champions from five other...

April 12, 2017

I’m a tennis lifer. Played, coached, ran programs, ran tournaments, written for a couple tennis magazines and have spoken at tennis events. I have to admit … watching professional tennis outside of the Grand Slams does nothing for me. I really want it to. 

April 12, 2017

The vast majority of tennis games are played with great sportsmanship by players who demonstrate that tennis is a game of scrupulous honesty and courteous competitive spirit.

April 11, 2017

Romania is the homeland of Olympic Gold Medalist Nadia Comaneci, gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and Marta Karolyi and tennis superstar Ilie Nastase. Romania is located in the southeastern region of Europe and had to develop a fighting spirit based upon its dealings with the Soviet Union.

April 11, 2017

Sunday, March 12 was the final day to register for a USTA Men’s and Women’s team for the upcoming 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over and 65 & Over Leagues. 

April 10, 2017

GF Sports, a live events and sports media entertainment company, has partnered with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) to move the Memphis Open men’s tennis tournament to NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which is located on Long Island in New York. 

April 10, 2017

Playing in the final match before the April break from school, both Port Washington and Massapequa notched victories on Friday afternoon to maintain perfect records heading into the week-long vacation.

April 7, 2017

The Long Island tennis community mourns the death of Steve Levy.

April 7, 2017

The United States and Australia are facing off in a Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal, and the Aussies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first two rubber matches on Friday.

April 6, 2017

The Syosset Braves and South Side Cyclones were two of the teams who stayed unbeaten in the early season on a beautiful afternoon on Wednesday.

April 5, 2017

Just as important as proper upper body strength is for the tennis player, so is lower body strength, as a match often includes quick bursts of acceleration, changes in direction and bending.

April 5, 2017

At the Annual USTA Eastern Conference in White Plains, N.Y., many new faces on the Board of Directors were ushered in for the various regions that comprise the Eastern Section. In the Long Island Region, there is a new Board of Directors and it will be led by its new president, Jonathan Klee.

April 4, 2017

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center hosted a free conference on Sunday: “Making the Admissions Process Work For You” and “How to Create a Great College Tennis Resume”, presented by the National Tennis Center, the City Parks Foundation and Serve and Return,...

April 4, 2017

Two of Suffolk County’s top teams met in an early season showdown on Monday afternoon and the anticipated match did not disappoint, as Commack edged Hills East 4-3 in League I.