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July 28, 2014

American John Isner defended his title in Atlanta on Sunday, rolling past Israeli Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-4 to capture the BB&T Atlanta Open for the second straight year.

July 28, 2014

The truTV show “Impractical Jokers” came to Long Island recently and filmed some footage at Bethpage Park Tennis Center.

July 25, 2014

Seventh ranked Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from next week’s Citi Open, tournament organizers announced Thursday.

July 25, 2014

Below is the text of my talk at the Second Annual New York Tennis Expo. It was a great day, with record-breaking attendance and a great time had by all. Many thanks to Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine for organizing an amazing event. Also, thank you to eight-year-old Taylor Goetz who helped me demonstrate balance and coordination skills … she was a true star!

July 25, 2014

John Isner had to rally back from a set down to escape an upset bid by fellow American Robby Ginepri on Thursday.

July 24, 2014

American Jack Sock cruised into the quarterfinals on Wednesday, knocking off qualifier Michael Venus.

July 24, 2014

Sloane Stephens has decided to part ways with coach Paul Annacone, she announced in a statement on Wednesday.

July 24, 2014

Saying that you’re a New Yorker is both a privilege and a point of pride. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a New Yorker. Whether you were born here or you were adopted as a New Yorker, we all share some common characteristics: We’re sharp, we’re hungry and we’re some of the toughest people out there. 

July 23, 2014

Wimbledon Junior Champion and Long Island native Noah Rubin and 2013 U.S. Open Junior finalist Tornado Alicia Black will headline the top American juniors accepted into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Open Junior Championships, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 23, 2014

American Jack Sock cruised into the second round at the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday by defeating Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in a little over an hour.

July 23, 2014

For as long as I can remember, I saw a group of challenged athletes entering Bethpage Park Tennis Center as I was leaving, wary from three hours of Sunday practice. Intrigued, I stayed one afternoon and was delighted to watch these Special Olympians play and laugh with able volunteers. 

July 22, 2014

Forbes magazine recently released its list of the most financially valuable athletes in the world and Swiss tennis player Roger Federer topped the list along with golfer Tiger Woods.

July 22, 2014

I was stringing a tennis racquet for one of my clients when I noticed the letters “P.I.N.R.W.C.I.O.” handwritten on the white grip of the racquet. I instantly knew it was a reminder of some sorts, and was curious to find out what it stood for.

July 22, 2014

The US Open summer series got underway Monday night as two singles matches headlined the opening ceremonies at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

July 22, 2014

It was just a few days ago that two stars had perhaps their best career performances across the Atlantic, when women's semifinalist Lucie Safarova and boys junior champ Noah Rubin showed their stuff at Wimbledon. And all spring, the tennis world took notice as Jamie Loeb slammed her way to National College Player of the Year honors in a brilliant freshman season at the University of North Carolina. 

July 21, 2014

The BB&T Atlanta Open begins tonight as the opening event of the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicks off from Atlanta, GA.

July 21, 2014

Ana Ivanovic announced on her website that she will be working with a new coach for a trial period. The former world number one has hired Dejan Petrovic, who has formerly worked with top-ranked Serbian’s Novak Djokovic and Jelena Jankovic.

July 21, 2014

Leonardo Mayer of Argentina picked up his first career ATP World Tour title on Sunday as he upset top-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer.

July 21, 2014

Back in the spring, United Sports Publications Owner David Sickmen, Crest Hollow Racquet Sports Director Matt Garavaglia and CH Racquet Sports Assistant Director Joe MaGory stood by the empty beach tennis courts in the back of Crest Hollow Country Club and decided that when the weather warmed up, Crest Hollow’s BT courts would be packed with new players this Summer.

July 21, 2014

Viktor Troicki made his return from a one-year ban on Monday and defeated eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open.

July 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Roberta Vinci to win her 22nd career title on Sunday.

July 18, 2014

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is Long Island’s leading private orthopedic practice with a team of 37 board-certified and board-eligible physicians. The group features orthopedic subspecialists who have completed advanced fellowship training, focusing solely on a single area of concern.

July 18, 2014

Congratulations to the 6.0 Mixed-Doubles team from Hempstead Lake Tennis, captained by Darlene Sotomayor and Adam Moramarco, and the 8.0 Mixed-Doubles team from Long Beach Tennis Center, captained by Andrew Camacho. 

July 18, 2014

David Ferrer made short work of fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-2 in just over an hour to advance to the semifinals of the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg.