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March 31, 2017

The spring season for much of Nassau County got underway on Thursday as the majority of teams played in their league openers on a crisp, early spring afternoon.

March 30, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki continued her blistering start to the 2017 season by fighting back from a set down to upend second-seed Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to reach the Miami Open final.

March 30, 2017

The Islip boys tennis team moved back to .500 on Wednesday afternoon, knocking off Lindenhurst 7-0 to improve to 2-2 on the season.

March 30, 2017

The two-time defending Nassau County champions won its 35th straight match on Wednesday, downing Jericho 7-0 in its season opener.

March 29, 2017

Port Washington Tennis Academy's Dick Zausner will be one of the inductees into the USTA Eastern Hall of Fame on Friday, April 21 at the Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

 

 

March 29, 2017

The University of Virginia men’s tennis head coach Brian Boland will be the new head of men’s tennis for the USTA Player Development, the USTA announced on Tuesday.

March 29, 2017

Top-ranked American Jack Sock rolled past his younger compatriot Jared Donaldson at the Miami Open on Tuesday, powering to a 6-2, 6-1 win to move into the tournament’s final eight.

March 29, 2017

The Hamptons and tennis can sometimes carry with it a stigma; a place and an activity that is too expensive.

But Peter Kaplan and his Eastside Tennis Academy and Westhampton Beach Tennis Academy are setting out to change that narrative.

March 28, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to...

March 27, 2017

What kind of adjustments does it take for a student who is playing well outdoors to go to an indoor environment? It is much easier to go from playing outdoors to indoors versus transitioning from indoors to outdoors. Playing indoors is very controlled and pure. 

March 27, 2017

At this point in time, every athlete has heard of meditation and some have tried it on for size. Let’s take some time to review the history of meditation and assess some of its benefits and its limitations.

March 27, 2017

After dropping its opening match of the spring season to Queens College, the Adelphi men’s tennis team has now won four straight matches after defeating Saint Michael’s College 9-0 on Sunday.

March 24, 2017

As of September of this year, the USTA changed the rules for junior tournament play. Players under 10-years-old are now required to compete in several Orange Ball Tournaments before they are allowed to progress to Green Ball Tournaments and finally to Yellow Ball Tournaments. 

March 24, 2017

A substitute player joined our tennis group for the third week in a row. At a set break, he asked me, “Would you like to play better tennis?”

March 24, 2017

The Easter Bowl USTA Junior National Spring Championships Presented by Adidas will celebrate its 50th tournament starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 and running through Saturday, April 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

March 23, 2017

Remember the last time you turned on the lights? It’s a mindless activity, we do it all the time. When the lights go on, we don’t give it another thought. But, what about when the lights don’t go on? 

March 23, 2017

With the boys high school season soon underway, we take a look at who to watch in the 2017 season and who is gunning for the top spot this year on Long Island.

March 23, 2017

New Jersey’s Christina McHale advanced to the second round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, coming back from a set down to beat Germany’s Annika Beck 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-0.

March 22, 2017

The boys’ high school tennis season in Suffolk County got underway this week and teams from across the county took advantage of the nice weather on Tuesday.

March 21, 2017

It’s time to prep those courts for the spring and summer as we present the top court maintenance companies available to service your surface’s needs.

March 21, 2017

The head of men’s tennis for USTA Player Development Jay Berger announced that he will be stepping down from his role in early June after serving in the position since it was created in 2008.

March 20, 2017

Hours before Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka to win his fifth BNP Paribas Open title in Indian Wells on Sunday, Sportime Lynbrook hosted an Indian Wells-themed event as the Sportime World Tour continued to make its rounds across the tennis world.

March 20, 2017

Roger Federer won his fifth BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, downing fellow Swiss star Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title.

March 17, 2017

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was set to face off against Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Thursday, but withdrew with food poisoning, he announced on social media just hours before he was scheduled to play.