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March 13, 2017

Bethpage Park Tennis Center in Farmingdale, N.Y. held its 10th annual High School Coaches Workshop on Sunday, bringing together high school coaches and even some players from Long Island for an afternoon of drills, hitting sessions and tutorials.

March 13, 2017

In an ideal world, competition should not exist. But in the world where we live, it is a key component. Since we were born, our parents have compared us to our siblings, our cousins, our classmates, our friends, or to the children of their friends. We all grow up competing, and this can be so...

March 13, 2017

A look at how Long Island college tennis teams faired over the weekend. 

March 13, 2017

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, knocking off 17-year old American Kayla Day 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday.

March 13, 2017

 World number two and five-time BNP Paribas Open champion Novak Djokovic moved past Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund on Sunday  with a 6-4, 7-6(5) victory, advancing through to the final 32 in Indian Wells and into a matchup with 31st seed Juan Martin del Potro of...

March 10, 2017

The USTA Eastern Section held its Annual Conference at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in West Harrison, N.Y., bringing together members of all the section’s regions for a weekend of celebrating the year’s achievements and discuss ways to continue to improve on its initiatives.

March 10, 2017

In French, “Bijou” stands for jewel. In tennis, it stands for luxury, which is now part of the game. Players are already buying high-end sportswear, but now they can invest in upscale gear. A tennis racquet is the ultimate accessory in tennis as it showcases the player’s unique...

March 10, 2017

The men’s singles draw at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California got underway on Thursday and it was a disappointing opening round for some American men, including Frances Tiafoe and Ryan Harrison.

March 9, 2017

Dr. Charles Ruotolo of Total Orthopedic and Sports Medicine explains four things tennis players should know about shoulder labrum tears. 

March 9, 2017

The first round of the BNP Paribas Open main draw got underway on Wednesday and last summer’s Olympic Gold Medalist Monica Puig of Puerto Rico was one of the opening day victors, blowing past American Danielle Collins 6-0, 6-2 to advance.

March 8, 2017

World number one Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she will be withdrawing from this week’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as well as the Miami Open due to a left knee injury.

March 8, 2017

Monday night’s BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden had a new format and many fresh faces, and once again delivered a fun and exciting night of tennis to the New York City crowd.

March 6, 2017

American Sam Querrey beat a number of top players on his way to the Albierto Mexicano Telcel title over the weekend, concluding his fantastic run with a 6-3, 7-6(3) victory over second-seed Rafael Nadal in the final on Saturday.

March 3, 2017

The BNP Paribas Showdown will once again grace New York City with its presence in early March, marking the 10th anniversary of the event that has attracted the sport’s biggest stars for a decade.

March 2, 2017

The average age of the top tennis players in both men’s and women’s is higher than that of the previous generations. Both men’s and women’s top 100 feature dozens of players over the age of 30. This is further reflected in the statistics with respect to wins: during the...

March 1, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi today announced International Tennis Hall of Famer and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Gigi Fernandez as head coach for the second-year franchise that will play on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

March 1, 2017

Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division I National Team Rankings on Tuesday, and there's a new No. 1-ranked team on the men's side.

February 27, 2017

The 27th annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 3 as the region honors juniors and adults who have had an impact both on and off the court in this past year. Some of the night’s awards have been announced.

February 27, 2017

Bethpage Park Tennis Center will host its eighth annual High School Coaches Conference on Sunday, March 12 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. 

February 27, 2017

It was a busy weekend across the ATP and WTA Tours with many big-time tournaments taking place across the world. In the United States, it was American Jack Sock who won the Delray Beach Open, claiming the title when top-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic withdrew on Sunday.

February 24, 2017

Still rounding himself back into form after a long layoff, Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro showed some signs of rust in his second round match at the Delray Beach Open on Thursday, but hung on to defeat Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia-Herzegovina 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals.

February 22, 2017

American teenager CiCi Bellis notched the biggest win of her young and promising career on Wednesday, defeating fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to reach the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships quarterfinals.

February 22, 2017

Top-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic powered his way into the Delray Beach Open second round on Tuesday, blowing past American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4.

February 21, 2017

For the first time, Long Island had a 40 & Over USTA Mixed-Doubles League coordinated by Jamie Stickney. We had a total of 28 teams participate at the 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0 Levels. The 6.0 winning team plays out of Christopher Morley Park and is captained by Sharon Tai-Yap.