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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. 

January 24, 2017

The first men’s singles semifinal at the Australian Open will pit two Swiss men against one another after Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka each won their respective quarterfinal matchups on Tuesday.

January 24, 2017

The surprise run of American Coco Vandeweghe continued on Tuesday as the 35th ranked New York City-born Vandeweghe dismantled seventh-seed Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-0 to reach the Australian Open semifinals.

January 23, 2017

With the new year upon us it means the Sportime World Tour is once again traveling the globe, bringing a taste of international tennis tournaments to local Sportime facilities. The first edition of the 2017 World Tour was held on Saturday at Sportime Syosset in an Australian Open theme.

January 23, 2017

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy announced the 2017 John McEnroe Tennis Academy College Recruiting Combine, scheduled for the weekend of June 24-25, to be held at SPORTIME Randall's Island.

January 23, 2017

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta won her fourth consecutive match in straight-sets on Monday, dispatching Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-4 to return to the Australian Open quarterfinals, and setting up a showdown with world number two Serena Williams.

January 23, 2017

Rafael Nadal advanced to the 30th Grand Slam quarterfinal of his career on Monday as the Spaniard held off sixth-seed Gael Monfils of France 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the final eight in Melbourne.

January 22, 2017

Tennis fans, I am going to tell you about the biggest secret in professional tennis. Wherever I go in the world, tennis fans talk about their amazing adventures to tournaments like Wimbledon, the French Open, Indian Wells, Miami, the U.S. Open … But I never hear about the warmest tennis...

January 20, 2017

Coco Vandeweghe moved into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, outlasting former semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 on Friday.

January 20, 2017

Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer moved into the fourth round in Melbourne in dominating form on Friday, dismissing 10th seed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to  beat the Czech for the 17th time in his career.