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February 13, 2017

The United States defeated Germany 4-0 in Fed Cup play over the weekend at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Maui, Hawaii, booking a spot in the semifinals.

February 13, 2017

Local New Yorkers Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb were on the other side of the world this past week, and both of them are coming home with singles titles at the Launceston International over the weekend.

February 10, 2017

Noah Rubin just wrapped up his first full year as a professional tennis player and, as the Long Island native will admit, it was an up and down season, but he is chomping at the bit to get back onto the court in 2017.

February 10, 2017

I am obliged to write about tennis of course. However, a Presidential Election just finished with the two opponents trading blows back and forth much like a tennis match until the two combatants battled to completion with Donald Trump claiming victory. 

February 9, 2017

If you watch professional tennis these days, it is pretty obvious that many points in both the men’s and women’s game are played from on or behind the baseline. The game has become extremely fast, the players are better athletes, and the equipment is very conducive to more points...

February 8, 2017

For 76 weeks, Andy Murray took a backseat to Novak Djokovic in the ATP Men’s Singles World Tour Rankings. But the Briton ever so slightly trimmed away at the deficit and it all culminated just a couple of months ago, when he finally leapfrogged Djokovic, becoming the 26th player to reach...

February 8, 2017

The U.S. Open Series will no longer be sponsored by Emirates, as the airline is ending its deal with the circuit two years before it is set to expire, according to reports in the Sports Business Journal.

February 7, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki had one of her toughest years as a professional in 2016, and the Danish star hit a bit of a crossroads in the middle of the season when an ankle injury forced her out of action for months. But her mental fortitude and fighters mentality allowed her to have a resurgent...

February 6, 2017

The United States Davis Cup team routed a star-less Switzerland team over the weekend, winning all five flights to notch a 5-0 win over the Swiss in the World Group first round at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.

February 3, 2017

The selection of a coach is one of the most important decisions that can be made for a young player. There is no perfect coach or coaching style, as each relationship is unique and must be a strong fit. 

February 3, 2017

Some information probably won’t actually help you much, but may still be interesting. The table here is probably just that. Have you ever wondered which states are the biggest producers of top junior tennis players?

February 2, 2017

PGA TOUR Superstore in Westbury, N.Y. is a reputable golf retail destination, but if you walk the store floor, engage with its staff and ask around, this national retail chain that specializes in golf is quickly making a name for itself in tennis and with the tennis community.

February 2, 2017

The new renovated tennis courts at the Northport VA Medical Center were unveiled with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as the brand new courts were officially opened for use with the help of United Way LI, USTA Eastern, USTA Long Island and the Serve and Return charity. 

February 1, 2017

The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will be hosting its 27th annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 3, and is currently holding nominations for the 21 prestigious awards it gives out.

January 31, 2017

Over the last few years, the women’s tennis team at Stony Brook has been one of the top programs in the Northeast, winning 25 of its 34 matches over the last two seasons, including an America East title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament.

January 30, 2017

The 20th Annual "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" circuit begins in March with 18 sectionals planned around the USA in the spring, leading up to four regionals in the summer and culminating with the "Little Mo" Nationals at the end of September. It will also be...

January 30, 2017

One-On-One Doubles Tennis, the half-court serve-and-volley Singles game played crosscourt including the alley, returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center April 28-30, 2017 as a USTA National Category III Tournament. 

January 27, 2017

American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova captured their fourth Grand Slam title as a duo, coming back from a set down to defeat Andrea Hlavackova and Peng Shuai 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 and win the Australian Open women’s doubles title.

January 27, 2017

Rafael Nadal outlasted Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-4 in an epic Australian Open semifinal that spanned nearly five hours, setting up a dream matchup against Roger Federer in the year’s first Grand Slam final.

January 26, 2017

Roger Federer advanced to the sixth Australian open final of his career on Thursday, holding off a late surge from fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka for the 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3 victory.

January 26, 2017

 At the Australian Open in 1998, Serena and Venus Williams played against one another for the first time. Both were teenagers at the time and it was the elder Venus who won the match in straight sets.

January 25, 2017

Rafael Nadal defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6(7) 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the Australian Open semifinals, his first major semifinal since the 2014 French Open.

January 25, 2017

Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams powered her way back into the semifinals on Wednesday, moving past ninth-seed Johanna Konta 6-2, 6-3 in one hour and 15 minutes.

January 24, 2017

Carefree Racquet Club in Merrick hosted the third annual Susan Alvy Memorial Tournament last month, continuing its tradition of honoring the late Susan Alvy, who was the manager of Rockville Racquet Club for many years as well as a member of the Long Island USTA League Committee.