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February 21, 2017

Virginia defeated Ohio State 4-1 in the 2017 ITA Division I National Men’s Team Indoor Championships on Monday afternoon. 

February 20, 2017

Westhampton Beach Tennis will be again offering partial and full scholarships to both adults and juniors at its tennis academy. These scholarships are for beginning tennis players who have made contributions to their community. The scholarships are in the names of two of owner Peter Kaplan's...

February 20, 2017

Delray Beach 2011 champion Juan Martin del Potro and 2012 champion Kevin Anderson will square off in the first round of the 2017 Delray Beach Open, giving the tournament a prime-time first-round match-up on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

February 20, 2017

American Ryan Harrison captured the first ATP World Tour title of his career over the weekend, downing Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-4 to win the Memphis Open title on Sunday.

February 16, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi have selected Mylan World TeamTennis veteran and ATP World Tour No. 23-ranked John Isner, top WTA Tour player Eugenie Bouchard and longtime former ATP Tour veteran Mardy Fish as its marquee players for the 2017 summer season.

February 16, 2017

Jack Sock, the top-ranked American on the ATP World Tour, is also the top selection in the 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis Marquee Draft. 

February 15, 2017

How many times have you tried to resist the last chocolate chip cookie on the plate and succumbed to your craving? Or, how many times have you tried to resist the scoop of ice cream that has your name on it and ended up with a triple scoop sundae when you are clearly determined to reduce some...

February 15, 2017

Anyone who has had to speak publically to a large assembly of people has experienced the uncertainty of performance. The average person stumbles through the “ums” and “ahs” between thoughts, until they find their comfort zone and begin to breathe a bit more regularly.

February 15, 2017

With the demands of the sport, it is common to see tennis players dealing with anxiety, stress, and overwhelming complications that take place in the mind. The mental aspect of the game is sometimes even more important and critical to look at than the physical.

February 14, 2017

Arthritis treatments include cortisone and lubricating shots, oral medications, physical therapy, and even surgery (joint replacement). Stem cell therapy is a promising alternative to surgery for people with joint and musculoskeletal pain.

February 13, 2017

The United States defeated Germany 4-0 in Fed Cup play over the weekend at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Maui, Hawaii, booking a spot in the semifinals.

February 13, 2017

Local New Yorkers Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb were on the other side of the world this past week, and both of them are coming home with singles titles at the Launceston International over the weekend.

February 10, 2017

Noah Rubin just wrapped up his first full year as a professional tennis player and, as the Long Island native will admit, it was an up and down season, but he is chomping at the bit to get back onto the court in 2017.

February 9, 2017

If you watch professional tennis these days, it is pretty obvious that many points in both the men’s and women’s game are played from on or behind the baseline. The game has become extremely fast, the players are better athletes, and the equipment is very conducive to more points...

February 8, 2017

For 76 weeks, Andy Murray took a backseat to Novak Djokovic in the ATP Men’s Singles World Tour Rankings. But the Briton ever so slightly trimmed away at the deficit and it all culminated just a couple of months ago, when he finally leapfrogged Djokovic, becoming the 26th player to reach...

February 8, 2017

The U.S. Open Series will no longer be sponsored by Emirates, as the airline is ending its deal with the circuit two years before it is set to expire, according to reports in the Sports Business Journal.

February 7, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki had one of her toughest years as a professional in 2016, and the Danish star hit a bit of a crossroads in the middle of the season when an ankle injury forced her out of action for months. But her mental fortitude and fighters mentality allowed her to have a resurgent...

February 6, 2017

The United States Davis Cup team routed a star-less Switzerland team over the weekend, winning all five flights to notch a 5-0 win over the Swiss in the World Group first round at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.

February 3, 2017

The selection of a coach is one of the most important decisions that can be made for a young player. There is no perfect coach or coaching style, as each relationship is unique and must be a strong fit. 

February 3, 2017

Some information probably won’t actually help you much, but may still be interesting. The table here is probably just that. Have you ever wondered which states are the biggest producers of top junior tennis players?

February 2, 2017

PGA TOUR Superstore in Westbury, N.Y. is a reputable golf retail destination, but if you walk the store floor, engage with its staff and ask around, this national retail chain that specializes in golf is quickly making a name for itself in tennis and with the tennis community.

February 2, 2017

The new renovated tennis courts at the Northport VA Medical Center were unveiled with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as the brand new courts were officially opened for use with the help of United Way LI, USTA Eastern, USTA Long Island and the Serve and Return charity. 

February 1, 2017

The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will be hosting its 27th annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 3, and is currently holding nominations for the 21 prestigious awards it gives out.

January 31, 2017

Over the last few years, the women’s tennis team at Stony Brook has been one of the top programs in the Northeast, winning 25 of its 34 matches over the last two seasons, including an America East title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament.