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December 7, 2016

World number two Novak Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he is ending his partnership with coach Boris Becker after three years together.

December 6, 2016

The New York tennis community joins Binghamton University in mourning the loss of Stefani Lineva, a 20-year old tennis standout for the Bearcats who was found dead on Saturday morning.

December 5, 2016

With the U.S. Open still fresh on our minds, I wanted to share my observations regarding 2016 U.S. Open Men’s Singles Champion Stan Wawrinka and the growth he has shown under the tutelage of “Tennis Therapist,” Coach Magnus Norman.

December 1, 2016

Sports psychology has become a wide and diverse field. Not only do we work with an ever-growing variety of sports, we use a variety of approaches. Standard sports psychology uses what we called “suppressive techniques,” which help the athlete to control any unwanted emotion, such as...

December 1, 2016

Spanish police announced on Thursday that it has arrested 34 people allegedly involved in a match-fixing network which made money on lower-level tournaments in Spain and Portugal.

November 30, 2016

What if a tournament player could play relaxed and anxiety-free while taking risks? What if they temporarily lost focus, but could get back on track and stay emotionally balanced? My sense is that they would perform their personal best because they would not be limiting themselves.

November 30, 2016

A recent study has suggested that playing racquet sports can help people live longer.

November 29, 2016

The selection of a coach is one of the most important decisions a young player can make and can be the difference between tournament success or disappointment.

November 29, 2016

Former New York State doubles finalist Patrick Hannity has officially signed with Wake Forest, joining the Demon Deacons 2017 signing class.

November 28, 2016

We take a look some of the hottest tennis travel destinations, including Boca West Country Club, Elite Tennis Travel, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Peter Kaplan’s Westhampton Beach Junior/Adult Tennis Academy, Tennis Fantasies With John Newcombe and The Legends, and Topnotch Resort.

November 28, 2016

Argentina captured its first ever Davis Cup title over the weekend, downing Croatia 3-2 thanks to two victories in the reverse singles matches on Sunday afternoon in Zagreb, Croatia.

November 28, 2016

American teenager CiCi Bellis captured the first WTA title of her young career on Sunday, knocking off top seed Zhang Shuai 6-4, 6-2 to win the trophy at the first-ever Hawaii Open.

November 23, 2016

High school and college students are forced to become more and more in control of their health and wellness decisions. The behaviors they learn throughout childhood and young adulthood can strongly impact their adult lives. 

November 23, 2016

The Hamptons tennis community is something that is rapidly growing and evolving, and that will only continue to happen thanks in part to Set Point Tennis, a new tennis pro shop located on Main Street in East Hampton, N.Y.

November 23, 2016

While the majority of Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving and doing some early holiday shopping this weekend, Croatia and Argentina will be squaring off in the Davis Cup Final in Zagreb, Croatia.

November 22, 2016

Boca West Country Club, located in in Boca Raton, Fla., is renowned for its first-rate recreational activities. The number one residential country club in the United States is also the proud recipient of the 2013 USTA Outstanding Tennis Facility Award.

November 22, 2016

Whenever I tell my parents a tennis story about one of my students, a local program or Eastern Section tournaments, I have to throw in a caveat to “This is how they do it now.” As a 42-year-old who played junior tennis out of Long Island 30 years ago, the scene is definitely much...

November 22, 2016

The fourth annual Play for Pink Tennis tournament was held at the Shelter Rock Tennis and Country Club in Manhasset as 160 hardy and enthusiastic tennis players came out to participate in this charity event.

November 21, 2016

The ATP World Tour has announced it will be hosting a new tournament, the Next Gen ATP Finals, beginning next November in Milan, featuring the world’s best 21-and-under singles players.

November 21, 2016

Andy Murray emphatically closed the door on a remarkable 2016 season on Sunday, downing Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London to capture the year-end finals and secure his spot as the year-end number one player in the world.

November 18, 2016

Andy Murray stamped his ticket to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London on Friday, defeating U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-2 to finish round-robin play undefeated.

November 18, 2016

Long Island had a great year at the USTA Sectional League Championships! Teams that advanced to the National Championship are ...

November 17, 2016

Get some great gift ideas for the 2016 holiday season from some of the sport’s top providers.

November 17, 2016

Four-time defending champion Novak Djokovic finished off his round-robin play in style on Thursday, cruising past David Goffin 6-1, 6-2 to finish undefeated in his three round-robin matches, clinching his fifth straight ATP World Tour Finals semifinal appearance at the O2 Arena in London.