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April 16, 2014

Roger Federer needed less than an hour to dispose of his second-round opponent, Radek Stepanek on Wednesday at the Monte Carlo Masters. Federer defeated the veteran Czech 6-1, 6-2 in a match that lasted only 52 minutes to advance to the third round of the tournament.

April 16, 2014

Two Long Island universities clashed on Tuesday afternoon, as the visiting Stony Brook Seawolves defeated the Hofstra Pride 6-1 at the Hempstead Lake Indoor Tennis Center in West Hempstead, N.Y.

April 16, 2014

USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, announced that it has partnered with healthcare company Johnson & Johnson and its Veteran Leadership Council to host six free Warrior and Family Tennis Day events this spring and summer in New York and Philadelphia. The tennis programs will serve as the first pilot programs to implement the USTA Serves Warrior Tennis Curriculum.

April 15, 2014

Now available at Amazon.com, Facing Federer by Scoop Malinowski features more than 50 ATP players as they describe the actual experience of playing tennis against Roger Federer.

April 15, 2014

Stony Brook went on the road and defeated Comsewogue 5-2 on Monday afternoon in Suffolk League V Division III play to notch its first victory of the season. Stony Brook dominated singles play, winning all four matches, including two in straight sets.

April 15, 2014

At the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday, it was Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who advanced to the third round, defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 1-6, 6-4. With the win Tsonga moves to 7-1 lifetime over Kohlschreiber.

April 14, 2014

Andrea Petkovic claimed her first tournament trophy since the 2011 season by beating 20-year-old Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in the Charleston finals, 7-5, 6-2. 

April 14, 2014

On Friday in Nassau Conference I-A action at Wheatley, Great Neck South defeated host Wheatley 4-3. Great Neck South won third singles, first doubles, and third and fourth doubles to earn their second win in Conference I-A. Great play by David West & Eric Rofe at first doubles helped the duo pull out a three-set victory over Wheatley’s Evan Hirsch & John Zuckerman, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

April 14, 2014

The Bryan Brothers won their 17th straight match on Saturday night in Houston, defeating David Marrero & Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-4, 11-9 in the Fayes Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. The American tandem of Bob & Mike Bryan used a comeback in the third set to defeat the duo from Spain and capture their ATP record 97th team title.

April 14, 2014

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

April 11, 2014

American Donald Young advanced to the quarterfinals of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Thursday in Houston, upsetting out the 2012 champion and number six seed Juan Monaco, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-3. In the quarterfinals, Young will meet the number four seed, Fernando Verdasco, a 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 winner Thursday over American Steve Johnson.

April 11, 2014

In Nassau High School Boys Conference III-A tennis action yesterday, there were two sweeps as Carle Place and Mepham both went on the road and had 7-0 wins.

April 11, 2014

It’s no secret that there is nothing exciting about the ball toss for the tennis serve. In fact, the important details can be somewhat tedious and are subsequently glossed over.

April 10, 2014

Yesterday was a big day Nassau County Conference I Boys High School Tennis action as in Conference I-B, Roslyn cruised to a 6-1 victory over Friends Academy.

April 10, 2014

The top-ranked doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan recorded their 15th consecutive ATP World Tour victory on Wednesday at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship over Australians Matthew Ebden & Samuel Groth 6-2, 3-6, 12-10 to advance to the semifinals in Houston. 

April 10, 2014

“Choose My Plate” is a new generation food icon that is used to replace the Food Guide Pyramid. The new "My Plate" is a very simple icon that reminds consumers to eat healthfully and guide them to resources and tools to put the dietary guidelines into action.

April 10, 2014

Germany’s Dustin Brown secured scored the upset of the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship so far, ousting the top-seeded defending champ John Isner of the U.S. on Wednesday in Houston, 6-4, 6-7(7), 7-6(4).

April 9, 2014

On Tuesday in Houston at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, it was a good day for Americans as three advanced to the second round. In total, six of the remaining competitors in round two out of 16 total are Americans.

April 9, 2014

Tuesday served up yet another great day of action in the 2014 High School Boys Tennis season, as Carle Place improved its record in Nassau Conference III-A to 3-1 with a 6-1 win over Hicksville. 

April 9, 2014

The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number 18 and 2013 Australian Open semifinalist Sloane Stephens, world number 42 Madison Keys, world number 49 Varvara Lepchenko and world number 57 Christina McHale will represent the U.S. in the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff against France. 

April 8, 2014

Action began Monday at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston, as 20-year-old American Jack Sock recorded the biggest upset of the day, defeating 2007 Houston champion and number eight seed, Ivo Karlovic, 6-1 6-4. Karlovic was broken four times in the 55-minute match. 

April 8, 2014

In cold, damp and windy conditions, the South Side Boys Tennis team pulled off a gritty 4-3 win over a very tough Garden City team to take over sole possession of first place in Nassau Conference II. 

April 8, 2014

One of my favorite lessons is with Leslie. She is about 50-years-old, though she looks like she is 40, and she acts like she is 30 … a bubbly, fun personality and a great spirit to spend an hour on the tennis court with. We play once a week, indoors, early in the morning.

April 8, 2014

The United States Davis Cup Team will host the Slovak Republic in the 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff, Sep. 12-14, at a site to be determined. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the draws for the World Group Playoffs in London on Tuesday ...