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April 29, 2016

The Mutua Madrid Open got some good news earlier this week and then received some bad news, as three-time champion Roger Federer announced he will be play in the tournament, but on the women’s side of the draw, two-time champion Serena Williams will miss the tournament.

April 29, 2016

Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be out in force at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Thursday, June 9, to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2016-17 season. The evening begins with...

April 28, 2016

The Commack Cougars got back to its winning ways on Wednesday afternoon, moving past Huntington 4-3 in a tightly-contested match.

April 28, 2016

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed on Wednesday that there will be increased drug testing for players at this year’s Wimbledon, according to Reuters.

April 27, 2016

Adelphi sophomore Matteo Cannavera won the Northeast-10 Player of the Year for the second straight year, the conference announced on Wednesday.

April 27, 2016

Bjorn Fratangelo, 22, of Pittsburgh, will make his French Open main-draw debut after earning a main-draw wild card into the French Open by winning the 2016 USTA Pro Circuit Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge. Fratangelo, who won the 2011 French Open junior singles title, clinched the...

April 26, 2016

There are ways to improve your doubles play as a team, as you and your partner should always be on the same page. In this article, I will discuss the server’s partner while playing the net. Strong communication between partners is a must. In between points, talk to each other about the...

April 26, 2016

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal has had enough of the allegations of doping and performance enhancing drug use thrown his way, filing a lawsuit against a former French minister on Monday.

April 25, 2016

Rafael Nadal continued his torrid clay season on Sunday afternoon, downing two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 to win his ninth career Barcelona Open title.

April 22, 2016

A few years ago, I attended a seminar where Patrick McEnroe, director of USTA Player Development at the time, spoke about the future of tennis in the United States. He spoke of the demise of tennis as a youth sport and asked why there wasn’t something like Little League in our sport....

April 22, 2016

More than 100 niños in kindergarten through fifth grade are having a bueno time learning to play tenis with their amigos during a new after-school program in Hempstead, N.Y.

April 21, 2016

I have been working full-time at an academic institution. In my fifth year, academia has done something that I could never envision when I took on a full-time role as head tennis coach at SUNY Oneonta. I am exposed to great thinkers, doctors and professors from many fields on a daily basis.

April 21, 2016

The Oceanside Sailors snapped a two-match losing streak on Wednesday afternoon, edging Bellmore JFK 4-3 in a Conference II-B showdown to improve to 6-2 on the season.

April 20, 2016

Unlike refined grains, which are crushed, rolled or processed in some way, whole grains contain all of the original nutrients and parts of the grain. Whole grains should be the preferred fuel for athletes. 

April 19, 2016

The Oyster Bay boys’ tennis team got back on the winning track on Monday afternoon, moving past Valley Stream South 5-2 in a Conference III-A matchup to improve to 3-3 on the season.

April 19, 2016

The USTA has announced that it has launched a nationwide online audition as part of its 10th Annual U.S. Open Anthem Audition. A select number of submissions will be chosen to participate in a call-back that will be held in New York City on June 28, with those selected earning the chance to...

April 18, 2016

The U.S. now moves back to competing in the World Group next year by beating Australia, 4-0, in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff on an outdoor clay court in Pat Rafter Arena at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

April 18, 2016

Bjorn Fratangelo is in first place in the men’s USTA Pro Circuit Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge Standings at the end of Week 1, putting him in the early lead to earn a main-draw wild card into the 2016 French Open.

April 18, 2016

The Commack Cougars improved to 8-1 on the season and 4-1 in League I play on Friday afternoon, defeating Harborfields 6-1. On what was one of the nicest weather days of the young season, it was the singles play that got things going for Commack early.

April 15, 2016

As a sport psychologist, I have treated many athletes who have been injured. There are 30 million kids playing sports and 10 percent of them will get injured this year. Tennis is not quite as dangerous as football, soccer or ice hockey, but there are plenty of ankle, knee, elbow and shoulder...

April 15, 2016

The Westhampton Beach Hurricanes won its fourth straight match on Thursday afternoon, defeating Eastport-South Manor 5-2 to improve to 7-1 on the season. Andrew Hempel notched a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Zack Zanderzuk at third singles, while Danny Tocco won his second singles match to pace the...

April 14, 2016

The Oceanside Sailors improved to 5-0 on the season on Wednesday afternoon, defeating Massapequa 4-3 in a Conference II-B showdown.

April 14, 2016

Appearances by Marquee Players Caroline Wozniacki on August 1 and Andy Roddick on August 9 and a full slate of matches for top roster draftee Christina McHale are among the highlights of the inaugural 2016 New York Empire presented by Citi...

April 13, 2016

In what is probably the biggest upset of the 2016 season up to this point, Czech Jiri Vesely shocked world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters.