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May 26, 2015

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal got off to a winning start at the French Open on Tuesday, moving past French wild card Quentin Halys 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the second-round. Nadal picked up five break points on his nine chances, allowing him to dictate play in all three sets.

May 26, 2015

With the NCAA Championships in the books, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the final Oracle/ITA National Collegiate Tennis Rankings of the 2014-2015 season. On the women's side, Vanderbilt won the NCAA title over UCLA, while Virginia beat Oklahoma on the...

May 22, 2015

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court,...

May 22, 2015

The Suffolk County semifinals will take place later this afternoon as the top four seeds will battle for a shot at playing for the Suffolk County Championship.

May 22, 2015

The sixth-ranked player in the world, Canada’s Milos Raonic, announced on Thursday that he is withdrawing from the French Open, the second major tournament of the year which begins on May 24.

May 21, 2015

In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun.

May 21, 2015

The Suffolk County team playoffs will continue with eight teams playing in quarterfinal action across the county on Thursday afternoon. The top four seeds in the tournament are all still alive and the field will be reduced to just four at the day’s end.

May 21, 2015

Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Kuhnle won the Suffolk County individual title on Wednesday afternoon, defeating second-seed Stephen Gruppuso of Bayport-Blue Point 6-4, 6-0 in finals.

May 20, 2015

Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name.

May 20, 2015

American Madison Keys looked to be on her way to a blowout loss in the second round of the Internationaux de Strasbourg on Wednesday, before rallying back for a 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(0) victory over Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

May 20, 2015

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its national award winners for Division I Men's and Women's Tennis, among them, Rockville Centre, N.Y.’s Noah Rubin, a freshman at Wake Forest University and member of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA), who was named...

May 20, 2015

Two of the best teams on Long Island converged onto the neutral site courts of Garden City High School on Tuesday afternoon, as the Syosset Braves and Cold Spring Harbor Seahawks met in the Nassau County Conference I Championship.

May 19, 2015

The Nassau Conference III Championship match took place Monday afternoon, as the Calhoun Colts defeated the Locust Valley Falcons 4-3.

May 19, 2015

As a freshman last spring, Plainview JFK’s Yuval Solomon reached the Nassau County final before falling to Port Washington’s Ben Rosen.

May 19, 2015

Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted the Long Island Tennis Challenge, which brought together some of the top tennis players in the area on a beautiful afternoon at Engineer’s Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. As the day went on, it wasn’t only the weather that heated up, but...

May 19, 2015

The USTA has announced the players and coaches who will represent the United States at the 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The nation’s top wheelchair tennis players will compete against participants from around the globe, May 25-31, at Ali Bey Resort Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey...

May 19, 2015

A closer look at the area’s top tennis equipment and apparel providers, including Grand Slam Tennis, Solow Sports, Tennis East, Tennis Junction/Sportset, and Topspin Tennis & Fitness.

May 18, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominance on the ATP Tour on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer 6-4, 6-3 in the Internazionali BNL d’Italia final in Rome.

May 18, 2015

If you are a tennis player on Long Island, you have probably heard of The Hamlet Golf and Country Club, located at 1 Clubhouse Drive in Commack, N.Y. A rich history and current exciting tennis programming make it one of the most popular destinations for tennis enthusiasts looking for great...

May 15, 2015

The Commack Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity tennis teams held their annual free tennis clinic for the Commack community. The teams were able to get around 30 young tennis players to come out and learn from the high school teams. It was a fun time for all, and a great way for the Commack tennis...

May 15, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Friday to reach the tournament’s semifinals. The Serb notched a break in the second game of the opening set and would go on to serve the rest of it out, capturing the first set...

May 15, 2015

Simona Halep made quick work of her compatriot Alexandra Dulgheru on Friday, beating the Romanian qualifier 6-1, 6-0 to reach the semifinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

May 15, 2015

The Massapequa Chiefs captured the Nassau County Conference II championship on Thursday afternoon, defeating the Oceanside Sailors 5-2 at Baldwin High School.

May 14, 2015

Maui Jim has announced the addition of  WTA Tennis Professional Flavia Pennetta to its roster of players who will wear the company’s PolarizedPlus2 sunglasses. Other ambassadors on Maui Jim’s roster include WTA Pro Martina Hingis and ATP Pros David Ferrer, Philipp...