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April 23, 2014

Oceanside and Massapequa resumed a match yesterday that was suspended back on April 7th due to rain, with Oceanside squeezing out a 4-3 victory in Nassau County Conference II-A action. 

April 23, 2014

Maria Sharapova opened up her defense of the Porsche Grand Prix Championship Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany by squeaking by her first round opponent Lucie Safarova 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-6(2). The Russian has won this event the last two years and hopes to remain champion in Stuttgart, Germany.

April 22, 2014

On April 19, Roslyn traveled to take on Manhasset in Conference I-B boys high school tennis action. Roslyn continued its excellent play by defeating the Indians 5-2 to stay one game behind Syosset for tops in Nassau County Conference I-B.

April 22, 2014

After falling in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters last week, Spanish native Rafael Nadal returns to his home country in hopes of defending his crown in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. Nadal defeated his fellow countryman Nicolas Almagro in the singles final of the tournament last year, and looks to bounce back after his disappointing exit in Monte Carlo.

April 22, 2014

As a coach of many individual players as well as collegiate teams, my expectations of what I can get out of these players are put to the test on a daily basis. I have done some research on what some of the great coaches have narrowed it down to in a variety of values and traits. 

April 21, 2014

Americans Bob & Mike Bryan continued their doubles dominance Sunday at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, as they defeated the team of Ivan Dodig of Croatia & Marcelo Melo of Brazil, 6-3, 3-6, 10-8 to capture their 98th title together as a pair. 

April 21, 2014

A wrist injury that hampered Novak Djokovic since the beginning of last week in Monte Carlo will force the six-time Grand Slam champion to miss some time. 

April 21, 2014

The final day of competition in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff between the U.S. and France at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University had a dramatic ending, as the tie came down to a fifth-and-decisive doubles match for the ninth time for the U.S. (since the World Group format was instituted in 1995).

April 21, 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka captured his first ever Masters event on Sunday by defeating his fellow Switzerland-native Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final. 

April 18, 2014

Eight-time Monte Carlo Masters Champion Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the tournament on Friday by David Ferrer, who advanced to the semifinals with a 7-6(1), 6-4 victory over his fellow countryman.

April 18, 2014

Roger Federer used an outstanding comeback to push past the ninth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Monte Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals on Friday, 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-3.

April 18, 2014

Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team’s playoff competition against France in St. Louis this weekend, with live world-whiparound telecasts on Center Court Saturday, April 19, beginning at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 20 ET, beginning at 2 p.m. ET.

April 17, 2014

Thursday play at the Monte Carlo Masters continued to go as many expected, as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer both cruised to victories and spots in the quarterfinals.

April 17, 2014

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on clay this morning in Monte Carlo by defeating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the tournament’s quarterfinal round.

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.