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January 16, 2017

Japan’s Kei Nishikori needed to use everything he had in his tank to advance to the second round of the Australian Open on Monday, outlasting Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2 in three hours and 34 minutes.

January 16, 2017

American Shelby Rogers produced the best match of her career during the Australian Open’s first slate of games, upending fourth-seed Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 to earn her first career top five win while also handing Halep a first-round exit in Melbourne for the second-straight year.

January 15, 2017

In the world of tennis, the Australian Open is the first major stop of the new year. Players on both the men’s and women’s side will converge on Melbourne aiming for Grand Slam glory after a lengthy layoff.

January 13, 2017

Johanna Konta captured the second title of her career on Friday, cruising past world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-2 to win the Apia International Sydney title.

January 12, 2017

Agnieszka Radwanska will take on Johanna Konta in the Sydney final. 

January 12, 2017

Americans Jack Sock and Steve Johnson both won their respective quarterfinal matches at the ASB Classic on Thursday, setting up a matchup between the two Americans in the semifinals in Auckland, New Zealand.

January 11, 2017

Eugenie Bouchard continued her excellent start to the 2017 season, advancing to the Apia International Sydney semifinals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Anastasia Pavyluchenkova on Wednesday.

January 10, 2017

Daria Kasatkina scored the biggest win of her young career on Tuesday, downing world number one Angelique Kerber 7-6(5), 6-2 to reach the Apia International Sydney quarterfinals. 

January 9, 2017

Professional tennis returned to Brooklyn on Saturday night, as John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier squared off in the PowerShares Series QQQ Cup at the Barclays Center, the final stop of the season for the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age...

January 9, 2017

The opening week of the 2017 tennis season wrapped up over the weekend but not before delivering us with some highly entertaining tennis to open up the new year, none more exciting than Novak Djokovic’s three-set victory over world number one Andy Murray to win the ExxonMobil Open title in...

January 6, 2017

Novak Djokovic saved five match points on Friday, fighting back from a set down to beat Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3 and reach the ExxonMobil Open final in Doha, Qatar.

January 6, 2017

The good opening week of the season for American women continued on Friday, as both Lauren Davis and Alison Riske moved into the finals of their respective tournaments. Riske advanced to the Shenzhen Open final, while Davis advanced to the ASB Classic title match.

January 6, 2017

Top-seed Milos Raonic came back from a set down to beat fifth-seed Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and reach the Brisbane semifinals on Friday.

January 5, 2017

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today held the ceremonial “First Serve” at the USTA National Campus, the new “Home of American Tennis” located at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla.  Tennis icons, local dignitaries, partners and tennis enthusiasts were on hand to...

January 5, 2017

American Alison Riske advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday, knocking off top-seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 as a part of multiple upsets across the WTA spectrum on Thursday.

January 4, 2017

American Madison Brengle notched the biggest win of her career overnight, knocking off world number two and compatriot Serena Williams 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-4 in the second-round of the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.

January 3, 2017

Each year, the USTA Long Island Region recognizes the achievements of individuals, facilities and organizations who have gone above and beyond, both on the court and off. Some of those awardees are honored for their tennis play and/or rankings, while our Prestigious and Excellence Award Winners...

January 1, 2017

The holidays can be overwhelming and extremely caloric, but you don’t have to gain weight! Here are some tips and suggestions on how to celebrate and enjoy family gatherings without gaining a pound.

December 29, 2016

The following article is a compilation of my favorite quotes taken from conversations with champions at every level, from the juniors to the pros. These conversations have helped shape my own coaching philosophy and I often use these tidbits in my coaching and consulting roles.

December 29, 2016

Stop World Hunger, Inc. has announced its schedule of tennis events for the 2017 season. This year marks the 37th year of Stop World Hunger’s charity events for famine relief. All funds are forwarded to Catholic Relief Services to assist them in their efforts to feed hungry...

December 28, 2016

Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic, 29, announced her retirement from professional tennis on Wednesday afternoon, stepping away from the game after 13 years.

December 28, 2016

Eighth-ranked Madison Keys will miss the Australian Open to start 2017.

December 23, 2016

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro says he has still not made a decision on whether he will play in next month’s Australian Open.

December 22, 2016

The Australian Open has announced it will increase its purse for the 2017 tournament, offering 50 million Australian dollars, about $36.2 million American dollars, in prize money.