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July 27, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi earned a hard-fought win in an exhilarating matchup against the Washington Kastles, 20-19, at Kastles Stadium in the nation’s capital. The win improves the New York Empire’s record to 5-4 on the season and moves the team into second place in the...

July 26, 2017

World number four Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of the 2017 season with a right elbow injury, he announced in a Facebook Live broadcast on Wednesday.

July 26, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi took control early and never looked back as the team spoiled Andy Roddick’s debut in Philadelphia, beating the Freedoms, 25-18, at Michael J. Hagan Arena on Saint Joseph's University’s campus tonight.

July 25, 2017

One of the most exciting tournaments to come to New York each year is the “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, where the best juniors in the world come together for top-level tennis done the right way with fairness, sportsmanship and integrity.

July 25, 2017

Coming off an extremely successful June tournament (The NYBT Open), New York Beach Tennis had a lot to live up to with its second tournament of the Summer. On July 15, at The Battle on the Beach, NYBT delivered yet again. 

July 24, 2017

At this year’s annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Dinner, Sportime’s Jared El Gayeh was presented with the 10-and-Under Tennis Award which is given to the region’s top coach for U10 programming.

July 24, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi fell to the San Diego Aviators tonight, 21-16, at Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.

July 21, 2017

Over 50 years ago, Dr. Seuss wrote a book called Hop on Pop. It’s 2017, and a lot of tennis players are listening to dear old Dr. Seuss. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to “Hop Into Pop” … POP Tennis, that is.

July 21, 2017

Some of the best in the area at keeping you in shape and on the court, including: Dr. Robert G. Silverman, Dr. Reuben S. Ingber, Dr. Tom Ferraro, Nutrition Solutions PC, Orin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, and Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

July 21, 2017

Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation.

July 20, 2017

Right around her fifth birthday, Vitalina Golod’s father began playing tennis and brought his daughter along with him. “He wanted to play for fun and decided that I should try it as well,” recalls Golod. “I can’t say that I had a natural talent for tennis. My...

July 20, 2017

Point Set’s Nadia Johnston (pictured above, second from right) was named the USTA Long Island Region’s Pro of the Year at the Region’s Annual Awards Ceremony. 

July 20, 2017

The New York Empire (2-2) presented by Citi suffered its second straight defeat on Wednesday night, as the Philadelphia Freedoms (1-2) pulled away late to beat the Empire 25-13 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

July 19, 2017

The U.S. Open announced on Tuesday that the total prize money for the 2017 tournament will be $50.4 million, which makes it the largest purse in tennis history, up about $4 million, or nine percent, from last year’s winnings.

July 18, 2017

There is no shortage of high-quality tennis coaches on Long Island, and the area has helped grow some of the best players in the country. But few of those coaches carry the type of background and experience brought to the table by Andrea Retolaza.

July 17, 2017

Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. 

July 17, 2017

Roger Federer begins the week at number three in the ATP Men’s Singles Rankings, rising two spots from number five after his Sunday afternoon victory over Marin Cilic at Wimbledon, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. With the win, Federer captured his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title, his fifth ATP title...

July 17, 2017

Dominika Cibulkova will join defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and a number of WTA stars in the player field at the 2017 Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, set for Aug. 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

July 14, 2017

The New York Empire return this summer, bringing World TeamTennis action back to the New York area for a second consecutive year. Leading the charge for the NY Empire will be American Mardy Fish, who will be competing in Mylan World TeamTennis for the seventh time.

July 14, 2017

Roger Federer moved into the 11th Wimbledon final of his career on Friday, dismissing Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-4 to set up a final clash with Croatia’s Marin Cilic.

July 13, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced that global superstar Shania Twain will headline the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2017 US Open on Monday evening, August 28, in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. 

July 13, 2017

The women’s singles final at Wimbledon was established on Thursday morning as American Venus Williams and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza won their respective semifinal matches in straight sets.

July 12, 2017

Roger Federer dismissed last year’s finalist Milos Raonic in dominant fashion on Wednesday, reaching the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12th time in his career with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6(4) over the sixth-seeded Canadian.

July 12, 2017

Sam Querrey became the first American man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since 2009, shocking world number one and defending champion Andy Murray 3-6, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-1 at Wimbledon on Wednesday.