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August 21, 2017

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza each captured the singles titles at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.

August 18, 2017

Australia’s Samantha Stosur has withdrawn from the U.S. Open, citing a lingering right hand injury.

August 17, 2017

Two of the pros on my staff at Pine Hollow Country Club, Jorge Alfonzo and Asel Jumamukhambetova, come from similar backgrounds. They both hail from countries that don’t have large populations on Long Island (Venezuela and Kazakhstan, respectively) ...

August 17, 2017

The USTA announced that NCAA singles champions Brienne Minor and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, along with top prospects Christopher Eubanks and Francesca Di Lorenzo, lead the group of top American collegiate players selected to play in the fourth annual American Collegiate...

August 16, 2017

Former U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist during practice, the Japan native announced on Wednesday.

August 15, 2017

The USTA today announced that rising young Americans Taylor Fritz, Bjorn Fratangelo, Christopher Eubanks, 2017 NCAA singles champion Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, 2017 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Patrick Kypson and US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Tommy Paul have been awarded men’s...

August 15, 2017

The USTA today announced that former US Open singles champion Maria Sharapova, young American Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls’ champion Kayla Day, 2017 US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Sofia Kenin, 2017 USTA Girls’ 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and 2017 NCAA singles...

August 14, 2017

Nowadays tennis has evolved into a more powerful game than it used to be years ago. Lighter materials and more aerodynamic equipment allow players to hit the ball faster and with greater force. This results in a higher dependence on the players’ fitness level, thus, increasing the risk of...

August 11, 2017

Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends will participate in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 26.

August 10, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced a series of in-game innovations that will be implemented across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open.

August 10, 2017

USTA Long Island and Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted its annual Nassau County and Suffolk County Kids Days, bringing together hundreds of kids from across Long Island for days of tennis and fun.  

August 9, 2017

World number one Andy Murray withdrew from next week’s Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, citing a hip injury.

August 7, 2017

The ineffable state known as “The Zone” is the Holy Grail of sports. Every athlete seeks it. Any athlete who has played in the zone remembers the ease, joy and satisfaction of finding this special place.

August 7, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced the first-ever “US Open Experience,” a two-day event that will take place in New York’s historic Seaport District NYC, located in the southern tip of Manhattan.  

August 4, 2017

Teaching my clients of all ages, shapes and sizes how to live a healthy lifestyle is what I do every day. Focusing on small changes, realistic goals & expectations; small victories like improving one's HDL/LDL numbers, Hmg A1C or weight loss.

August 4, 2017

There will be a new winner crowned this year in Flushing Meadows. Defending U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka will miss the remainder of 2017 with a knee injury. The fourth-ranked Wawrinka finishes the 2017 season with a 26-11 record.

August 3, 2017

Every athlete wants to achieve good results, but we have to be aware that good results don’t automatically happen because we spend hours and hours training on the court, in weight rooms or sharpening our mental training. The hours you spend have to be productive.

August 2, 2017

Need a quick summer read that will put a smile on your face? Thinking of a gift for a team captain? Don’t spend $20 on a gift card. You’ll find that Ode to Tennis (2017, Wild Creek Publishing Group, $9.95) by Barbara Wyatt with illustrations by Mario Barrera, might...

August 2, 2017

The shoulder is the most mobile, but least stable joint in the body. Because it’s used repetitively by tennis players, special attention should be paid to maintaining its strength, health and function. In order to prevent injuries, it's important that tennis players educate themselves...

August 1, 2017

As a tennis coach, I've seen my fair share of "Helicopter Parents," who nurture relentlessly and hover over their child's every move. They carefully watch each lesson, practice and match. Some are reinforcing messages, adding their own opinions and even contradicting the...

August 1, 2017

The New York Empire hung on to defeat the Springfield Lasers 21-18 on Monday night as Marcus Willis led a spirited comeback in the match’s final set to clinch the win and keep the Empire’s chances of reaching the Mylan World TeamTennis finals alive.  

August 1, 2017

For the last few years, I have had the pleasure of working as the injury prevention coach of professional Spanish tennis player Lara Arruabarrena, currently ranked No. 64 on the WTA circuit.

July 31, 2017

Just before a USTA tournament or league match begins, the official walks onto the court and stands near the center of the net. Whether you are engaged in the warm-up or walking onto the court, that is your cue to meet with the official.

July 31, 2017

We all walk onto the court wanting to win. The reality is, tennis involves winning and losing. It’s no secret that unless you are in the top five in the world, you will probably lose as much as you win. Even if you are in the top three, you will probably lose 20 percent of the time.