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September 16, 2014

Manhasset traveled to Port Washington on Monday afternoon in a rematch of last year’s Nassau County championship, setting up an exciting match in Conference I early on in the season.

September 15, 2014

This past Friday, Great Neck South took out Great Neck North 7-0 in a cross-town rival game.

September 15, 2014

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni continued her resurgent 2014 season as she cruised past top-seeded Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 in the Coupe Banque Nationale final from Quebec City on Sunday afternoon.

September 15, 2014

In the July/August 2014 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine, I published “The Pink Elephant on the Court.” Since it appeared in the pages of this magazine, I have received an overflow of comments from kids who said “OMG, how did you know what I was thinking? This is exactly what I want to tell my mom and dad.”

September 15, 2014

John Isner and Sam Querrey each won their “dead” singles matches on Sunday against Slovakia in the 2014 World Group Playoff, giving the United States its first 5-0 Davis Cup victory at home since 2004 and a swing of momentum heading into 2015.

September 12, 2014

American professional tennis success reached a historic low at this year's Wimbledon, and theories have been thrown around on how to fix this "problem," but I'm not so sure it's a “problem.”

September 12, 2014

Venus Williams cruised into the quarterfinals of the Coupe Banque Nationale on Thursday night, knocking off Ukrainian Olga Savchuck 6-1, 6-2 to reach the final eight.

September 11, 2014

In the summer of 1981, Mike Silverman of City Parks Foundation, a Levittown, N.Y. resident, was fresh out of college with an undergraduate degree in political science and plans to take a year off to work before going to law school. When Silverman accepted a six-week summer job teaching free beginner tennis lessons to kids for the New York City Parks Department, all of his plans changed.

September 11, 2014

The high school girls’ tennis season’s opening week continued on Wednesday as a number of different teams took to the courts in search of a win.

September 11, 2014

The order of play for this weekend’s U.S. vs. Slovakia Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff tie was determined at a draw ceremony on Thursday, hosted at The Stonegate in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod drew the names at Thursday’s draw. 

September 11, 2014

Sportime Quogue tennis pro Dave Herman organized a doubles tennis tournament on Labor Day weekend to benefit Kent Animal Shelter, with sponsorship of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, and raised $4,200 for homeless pets.

September 10, 2014

Maria Sharapova has qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, the WTA announced Tuesday.

September 10, 2014

The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is a major stabilizing ligament in the knee. A ligament is a dense band of connective tissue, like a rope or cord. The ACL prevents abnormal movement of the thighbone (femur) on the shinbone (tibia).

September 10, 2014

“Excuse me?” It is safe to say that fans, analysts and anybody else who played witness to the men’s semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open on what will become known as arguably the most surprising day in tennis history were in absolute shock.

September 10, 2014

Venus Williams rebounded nicely from her tough US Open loss two weeks ago, defeating 17-year old Canadian Francoise Abanda in the opening round of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Tuesday night.

September 9, 2014

With just five singles berths remaining for the year-end Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic are on the brink of joining Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the elite eight-man field. The season finale will be contested at London’s The O2 Arena, Nov. 9-16.

September 9, 2014

On Sunday, Sept. 21, Lawrence Yacht & Country Club will partner with the Wounded Warriors Project to host an all-day event to honor our nation’s heroes. The day will feature tennis, golf and fishing activities, and will culminate with a dinner and cocktail reception at night.

September 9, 2014

The high school girls’ tennis season got underway in Nassau County on Monday as some schools took to the courts for the start of the fall season. It was good to be a road team yesterday as a number of squads picked up victories away from home.

September 9, 2014

The legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, an architectural icon designed to coexist beautifully with the unforgettable landscape of the Kohala Coast is located on a silky white-sand crescent beach, Kauna’oa Bay.

September 8, 2014

Top-ranked player in the world Novak Djokovic has pulled out of Serbia’s Davis Cup playoff tiebreaker with India, according to Serbian Davis Cup captain Bogdan Obradovic.

September 8, 2014

In just under two hours, the 14th-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated Japan’s Kei Nishikori late Monday afternoon, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to capture the 2104 U.S Open Men’s Singles Title. 

September 8, 2014

I believe Roger Federer will go down as so much more than a great tennis player. He was a transitional player in many aspects. Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi handed him the torch to improve upon the state of the game. Up to that point, the pro Tour was dominated by Americans. Federer and his generation changed all that.

September 8, 2014

The 2014 US Open comes to a close on Monday afternoon as Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will meet on Arthur Ashe to decide the men’s singles final, bringing an end to the two-week long tournament from Flushing Meadows.

September 8, 2014

Serena Williams coasted to her third-straight US Open final on Sunday, defeating 10th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 to capture the 18th Grand Slam title of her career.