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April 13, 2017

The first-ever Rendez-vous à Roland-Garros USA, in partnership with Longines, announced the field of 32 of the nation’s best junior tennis players, 16 boys and 16 girls, who will compete for a chance to enter a play-in tournament in Paris along with champions from five other...

April 12, 2017

I’m a tennis lifer. Played, coached, ran programs, ran tournaments, written for a couple tennis magazines and have spoken at tennis events. I have to admit … watching professional tennis outside of the Grand Slams does nothing for me. I really want it to. 

April 12, 2017

The vast majority of tennis games are played with great sportsmanship by players who demonstrate that tennis is a game of scrupulous honesty and courteous competitive spirit.

April 11, 2017

Romania is the homeland of Olympic Gold Medalist Nadia Comaneci, gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and Marta Karolyi and tennis superstar Ilie Nastase. Romania is located in the southeastern region of Europe and had to develop a fighting spirit based upon its dealings with the Soviet Union.

April 11, 2017

Sunday, March 12 was the final day to register for a USTA Men’s and Women’s team for the upcoming 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over and 65 & Over Leagues. 

April 10, 2017

GF Sports, a live events and sports media entertainment company, has partnered with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) to move the Memphis Open men’s tennis tournament to NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which is located on Long Island in New York. 

April 10, 2017

Playing in the final match before the April break from school, both Port Washington and Massapequa notched victories on Friday afternoon to maintain perfect records heading into the week-long vacation.

April 7, 2017

The Long Island tennis community mourns the death of Steve Levy.

April 7, 2017

The United States and Australia are facing off in a Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal, and the Aussies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first two rubber matches on Friday.

April 6, 2017

The Syosset Braves and South Side Cyclones were two of the teams who stayed unbeaten in the early season on a beautiful afternoon on Wednesday.

April 5, 2017

Just as important as proper upper body strength is for the tennis player, so is lower body strength, as a match often includes quick bursts of acceleration, changes in direction and bending.

April 5, 2017

At the Annual USTA Eastern Conference in White Plains, N.Y., many new faces on the Board of Directors were ushered in for the various regions that comprise the Eastern Section. In the Long Island Region, there is a new Board of Directors and it will be led by its new president, Jonathan Klee.

April 4, 2017

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center hosted a free conference on Sunday: “Making the Admissions Process Work For You” and “How to Create a Great College Tennis Resume”, presented by the National Tennis Center, the City Parks Foundation and Serve and Return,...

April 4, 2017

Two of Suffolk County’s top teams met in an early season showdown on Monday afternoon and the anticipated match did not disappoint, as Commack edged Hills East 4-3 in League I.

April 4, 2017

The Hawks of Plainview JFK got in the win column in Conference I on Monday, edging Jericho 4-3 on Monday afternoon.

April 3, 2017

The 2017 Australian Open was one for the ages in a number of ways, and turned back the clock to a decade prior with four 30-plus year-olds competing for the men’s and women’s singles titles. No Melbourne storyline was bigger than the men’s singles final between Roger...

April 3, 2017

Roger Federer continued his resurgent year Sunday at the Miami Open, capturing the title in Miami with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Rafael Nadal in just over 90 minutes. 

March 31, 2017

Rafael Nadal advanced to the fifth Miami Open final of his career on Friday afternoon, moving past Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5 in the first semifinal in Key Biscayne.

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.