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August 3, 2015

American John Isner captured his third straight BB&T Atlanta Open championship on Sunday, defeating Cyprus’ Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 for his 10th career ATP World Tour title.

August 3, 2015

Rafael Nadal hung on to beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5 to win the Hamburg Open on Sunday, capturing the 47th clay-court title of his career.

August 3, 2015

Twenty-year-old Samantha Crawford of Tamarac, Fla., the 2012 U.S. Open Girls Champion, will compete in the U.S. Open main draw for the second time in her career, after winning the USTA Pro Circuit’s U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge.

July 31, 2015

Josh Levine of Syosset, N.Y. led Duke University to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championships. As a junior, Levine went 19-14 in his singles matches, including a 6-0, 6-3 win over South Carolina State’s Stanislav Baco in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

July 31, 2015

World number one Serena Williams has pulled out of next week’s Bank of the West Classic with a right elbow injury.

July 31, 2015

Top-seeded John Isner edged Czech Radek Stepanek 7-6(3), 7-6(7) to reach the BB&T Atlanta Open quarterfinals on Thursday, firing 33 aces to get past Stepanek in two tie-breakers and advance.

July 30, 2015

World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month’s Rogers Cup, Tennis Canada announced on Wednesday.

July 30, 2015

Longtime friends Mardy Fish & Andy Roddick are pairing up at the BB&T Atlanta Open this week, and the two Americans won their first-round match on Wednesday, downing the team of Yen-Hsen Lu & Jonathan Marray, 7-6(2), 6-4.

July 30, 2015

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is Long Island’s leading private orthopedic practice with a team of 37 board-certified and board-eligible physicians.

July 29, 2015

Sixth-seed Steve Johnson advanced to the BB&T Atlanta Open Round of 16 on Tuesday, downing Slovakian Lukas Lacko 6-1, 6-7(3), 6-2.

July 29, 2015

In Holland, where I grew up, the interclub spring league matches are played on Sundays all over the country. For several years, I played for a club in Amsterdam called Joy Mozaik, a unique tennis club located near the Olympic Stadium with many interesting people.

July 29, 2015

The Third Annual Ace It for Syd Tennis Tournament brought together a number of friends, family and tennis enthusiasts to Oceanside High School to honor the memory of Sydne Jacoby. 

July 28, 2015

As I pondered what to write about as the publication deadline for submission rapidly approached, the light bulb went off in my head. Politics, religion and civil rights really do not belong as subject material in Long Island Tennis Magazine or does it? After all, Long Island is a melting...

July 28, 2015

Thrive is an all-natural weight management, weight support and fitness system. It also helps cognitive performance, digestive and immune support, joint support, lean muscle support, pain management and anti-aging/antioxidant support.

July 27, 2015

How many times have you heard kids cajole each other and say these two words: “Bring It!”? The problem is that no one really knows what that “It” is! It’s actually worth knowing, so let me explain. Ultimately your “It” will be the key to sustained peak...

July 27, 2015

The Saddlebrook Tennis Academy, located on the 480-acre property of Saddlebrook Resort, was acquired in 1986 from the legendary Harry Hopman. Harry's philosophy and focus on fitness made Hopman one of the most successful tennis coaches in history, and became the foundation of the Saddlebrook...

July 27, 2015

The latest research into the sport of tennis in the U.S. shows that overall tennis participation rose one percent to 17.9 million players, according to the Tennis Industry Association (TIA). The data also show growth in the number of youth tennis players, and indicate more than 14 million...

July 24, 2015

Cold Spring Harbor Country Club recently hosted its annual Member-Guest Tennis Social. Those in attendance gathered to enjoy some sun and play in the tennis tournament with their closest friends.

July 24, 2015

Former tennis player Li Na and her husband Dennis had their first child, Alisa, in June. Li Na retired from tennis last year due to recurring knee injuries, following a stellar career that saw her become the first Asian Grand Slam champion.

July 24, 2015

German teenager Alex Zverev continued his run at the SkiStar Swedish Open on Friday, beating sixth-seed Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to reach his second career ATP World Tour semifinal.

July 24, 2015

The 12th season of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, the five-week North American summer tennis season that links seven ATP World Tour and WTA summer hard court tournaments to the U.S. Open, launches next week with the men’s BB&T Atlanta Open. Since its inception in 2004, the...

July 23, 2015

Thirty-three-year-old American and former top 10 player Mardy Fish announced via Twitter on Wednesday that he will retire after next month’s U.S. Open.

July 23, 2015

While many of us think of Omega-3 Fatty Acids as being good for heart health, new research shows Omega-3s also provide benefits for athletes.

July 23, 2015

Jensen Zone fans! I hope this finds your summer filled with aces and winners! If you are a tennis player who likes the sting of competition, this is your season. From hard to grass court with some clay action sprinkled in, the summer is a time for the competitive player to shine.