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July 23, 2014

For as long as I can remember, I saw a group of challenged athletes entering Bethpage Park Tennis Center as I was leaving, wary from three hours of Sunday practice. Intrigued, I stayed one afternoon and was delighted to watch these Special Olympians play and laugh with able volunteers. 

July 22, 2014

Forbes magazine recently released its list of the most financially valuable athletes in the world and Swiss tennis player Roger Federer topped the list along with golfer Tiger Woods.

July 22, 2014

I was stringing a tennis racquet for one of my clients when I noticed the letters “P.I.N.R.W.C.I.O.” handwritten on the white grip of the racquet. I instantly knew it was a reminder of some sorts, and was curious to find out what it stood for.

July 22, 2014

The US Open summer series got underway Monday night as two singles matches headlined the opening ceremonies at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

July 22, 2014

It was just a few days ago that two stars had perhaps their best career performances across the Atlantic, when women's semifinalist Lucie Safarova and boys junior champ Noah Rubin showed their stuff at Wimbledon. And all spring, the tennis world took notice as Jamie Loeb slammed her way to National College Player of the Year honors in a brilliant freshman season at the University of North Carolina. 

July 21, 2014

The BB&T Atlanta Open begins tonight as the opening event of the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicks off from Atlanta, GA.

July 21, 2014

Ana Ivanovic announced on her website that she will be working with a new coach for a trial period. The former world number one has hired Dejan Petrovic, who has formerly worked with top-ranked Serbian’s Novak Djokovic and Jelena Jankovic.

July 21, 2014

Leonardo Mayer of Argentina picked up his first career ATP World Tour title on Sunday as he upset top-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer.

July 21, 2014

Viktor Troicki made his return from a one-year ban on Monday and defeated eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open.

July 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Roberta Vinci to win her 22nd career title on Sunday.

July 18, 2014

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is Long Island’s leading private orthopedic practice with a team of 37 board-certified and board-eligible physicians. The group features orthopedic subspecialists who have completed advanced fellowship training, focusing solely on a single area of concern.

July 18, 2014

Congratulations to the 6.0 Mixed-Doubles team from Hempstead Lake Tennis, captained by Darlene Sotomayor and Adam Moramarco, and the 8.0 Mixed-Doubles team from Long Beach Tennis Center, captained by Andrew Camacho. 

July 18, 2014

David Ferrer made short work of fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-2 in just over an hour to advance to the semifinals of the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg. 

July 17, 2014

The USTA has announced that country superstar Hunter Hayes, breakout duo MKTO, girl group McCLAIN, British pop rock band The Vamps, teen sensation Madison Beer and EDM prodigy DJ Salerno will team up with tennis icons Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the 19th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day, Presented by Hess, Saturday, Aug. 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

July 17, 2014

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal will lead the men’s singles field for the 2014 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 25-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. 

July 17, 2014

Dartmouth Women’s Tennis Head Coach Bob Dallis has named Manhasset, N.Y.’s Katherine Yau and Akiko Okuda from Tenafly, N.J. team co-captains for the upcoming 2014-2015 season.

July 17, 2014

The 2014 ESPYs took place last night from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA as the top athletes and celebrities were in attendance to honor the best moments and players from the past year in sports.

July 17, 2014

The Bet-at-Home Open got underway this week in Hamburg, Germany, and through the first three rounds, has not been kind to the top seeds. Thus far, eight of the top ten seeds in the tournament have been eliminated and the third round has not concluded yet.

July 16, 2014

Pete Sampras is considered by many to be the greatest tennis player of all time. He owns 16 Grand Slam titles and was ranked as the ATP Number One Player of the Year six consecutive times. He won the U.S. Open at the age of 19 and earned $43,280,000 over the course of his career in prize money. The list goes on and on.

July 16, 2014

Charles H. Hurme, 101, of Huntington Station, N.Y., passed away May 8, 2014 at the Northport VA Hospital following a brief illness.

July 16, 2014

I was recently working with a group of skilled tennis players at Sea Island and we were in game mode. These players were of different age and skill levels, but all were tournament players.

July 16, 2014

The USTA has announced that world number one and two-time defending champion Serena Williams leads the women’s field for the 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.

July 15, 2014

Last year as the 2013 U.S. Open was just starting, New York-based Lux-Craft Inc. was working to complete the installation of first ever LED-based lighting system at Robbie Wagner’s Tournament Training Center in Glenwood Landing, N.Y. Coincidence or not, the two historic events were taking place at the same time.

July 15, 2014

Skidmore graduate Oliver Loutsenko left Skidmore with three All-American years under his belt, as well as being named Liberty Conference Player of the Year. Not just MVP of his team, but of the entire league. As a junior tennis player, Oliver had the opportunity to go D3 instead of D1.