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May 16, 2017

The Federation Francaise Tennis (FFT) announced the wild cards for the 2017 French Open live on Facebook on Tuesday, and one big name was left off of that list.

May 16, 2017

The Nassau County playoffs got underway on as 12 teams battled in the six first round matches on Monday afternoon with the a trip to the quarterfinals on the line.

May 15, 2017

For the first time, USTA Long Island is seeking to put together a Men’s, Women’s and Mixed 65 & Over 8.0 league, with matches to be held on weekends and/or during the day.

May 15, 2017

Roger Federer announced on Monday that he will be skipping this year’s French Open in order to better prepare himself for the grass and hard court seasons.

May 15, 2017

Rafael Nadal has certainly been living up to “King of Clay” nickname thus far in 2017, adding to his trophy collection on Sunday with a 7-6(8), 6-4 win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem to win the Mutua Madrid Open for the fifth time in his career.

May 12, 2017

The Nassau County playoffs get underway next Monday as the 14 teams in the field begin their quest towards a county championship.

May 12, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, cross town rivals Half Hollow Hills West and Half Hollow Hills East will meet in the Suffolk County championship.

May 11, 2017

USTA Eastern will once again be offering Camp Eastern, a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp featuring tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.

May 11, 2017

The regular season in Nassau County comes to a close this week as some teams play in its final match of the year while others prepare for next week’s playoffs.

May 10, 2017

The Suffolk County playoff field was cut down to eight teams following Tuesday’s matchups, which all went the way of the higher seed.

May 10, 2017

Plainview JFK won for the second straight time on Tuesday afternoon, edging Great Neck North 4-3 in a tightly-contested Conference I matchup.

May 9, 2017

The regular season in Nassau County comes to a close this week as the top teams begin to prepare for the playoffs, and there was plenty of action to recap from Monday afternoons matches.

May 8, 2017

I have had one of those days recently. I was under the weather with the flu and my players were coming into my office needing my help to solve the world’s problems. I had reports due to the athletic director and we started practice for the spring season the same week at SUNY Oneonta....

May 8, 2017

In the past 30 years, we have seen a large increase in the popularity of tennis in the United States. Viewership, advertising, attendance and the overall tennis economy have grown significantly over the course of these years. 

May 5, 2017

We play our best tennis when we are not distracted … I think we can all agree on that. When our mind is quiet, our muscle memory is able to operate freely. Decisions are made effortlessly and creative solutions to shots and strategies seem to appear out of nowhere.

May 5, 2017

Oils are not a food group, but they do provide essential nutrients, and are therefore, included in USDA recommendations for what to eat. Most athletes do not pay attention to types of oils and fatty acids that they are consuming, but it's extremely important to consume the right ones for...

May 5, 2017

The Syosset Braves met one of its toughest tests on Thursday afternoon as it took on Conference I foe and rival Roslyn in one of the last matches of the regular season.

May 4, 2017

The 27th annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner was held on Wednesday evening at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, as the region honored juniors and adults who made an impact both on and off the court in the past year.

May 4, 2017

Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich had a great turnout as it kicked off its 2017 tennis season with an opening day meet and greet on Sunday afternoon, bringing together current and new members for a day of tennis fun despite the chilly and cloudy weather.

May 4, 2017

The Massapequa Chiefs nailed down a huge win on Wednesday afternoon, beating South Side 4-3 in a battle for a second place in the Conference II-B standings in a showdown that carried with it playoff implications.

May 3, 2017

Brandeis University women’s tennis sophomore Michele Lehat of Great Neck, N.Y., has been named to the Spring 2017 University Athletic Association All-Academic Team.

May 3, 2017

During professional matches or junior tournaments, everyone in the stands can see the score. But what about what’s below the score? What can’t we see? More times than not, that’s going to be the predictor in what happens next? I’m referring to a player’s emotional...

May 2, 2017

The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) women’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA Division II Championship’s Round of 16 on Tuesday afternoon, downing Long Island foe Adelphi 5-2 at Stonehill College

May 2, 2017

Half Hollow Hills West visited Commack on Monday afternoon in a battle of the two top teams in Suffolk League I, and it was the two-time defending county champion Colts who came out victorious, winning 4-3 over the Cougars to move into first place.