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October 20, 2016

The Blazers of Great Neck North reached the Nassau County semifinals on Wednesday afternoon, beating Syosset 4-1 in a quarterfinal showdown.

October 19, 2016

The two-top seeds in the Suffolk County team tournament, Commack and Ward Melville, respectively, will get their playoff tournaments underway on Wednesday afternoon, with spots in the quarterfinals on the line.

October 19, 2016

The defending Nassau County champions, the Manhasset Indians, advanced back to the county semifinals on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Roslyn 5-2 in a quarterfinal showdown.

October 18, 2016

Eastport-South Manor’s Jackie Bukzin captured the Suffolk County singles title on Monday afternoon, upending defending champion Kimberly Liao of Commack 6-2, 6-3 at Suffolk County Community College in Selden.

October 18, 2016

American Serena Williams has withdrawn from the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore on the medial advice of her doctors, who say the world number two needs more time to recover from the shoulder injury which forced her to pull out of the Asian swing.

October 17, 2016

Following the completion of its investigation into Nick Kyrgios’ second round match last week at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, the ATP has announced that Kyrgios has been found to have committed the player major offense ‘Conduct Contrary to the Integrity of the Game.’

October 17, 2016

When the Nassau County Individual Singles draw came out, top-seeded Merri Kelly Hannity of Cold Spring Harbor and second-seeded Courtney Kowalsky of Oyster Bay were on opposite sides and never thought they would play against one another.

October 14, 2016

The Nassau County regular season concluded its regular season on Thursday afternoon, as the final matches took place and the seeds for next week’s county tournament were finalized.

October 13, 2016

The ATP has fined Australia’s Nick Kyrgios $16,500 for his actions during his second-round match at the Shanghai Rolex Masters against Mischa Zverev on Wednesday.

October 12, 2016

Serbia’s Viktor Troicki upset Rafael Nadal 6-3, 7-6(3) in the second round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters, beating the Spaniard for the first time in his career to reach the third round.

October 12, 2016

It was an all-Commack battle in the Suffolk County Division I Individual tournament final on Tuesday, as defending county champion Kimberly Liao squared off against fellow Cougar Emily Tannenbaum.

October 10, 2016

The Stony Brook men’s and women’s tennis teams hit the road for tournaments this past weekend, as the men traveled upstate to West Point for the Army Shootout, while the women headed to New Haven for the Bulldog Invitational.

October 10, 2016

The Blazers of Great Neck North defeated Manhasset 5-2 in a key Conference I showdown on Friday, improving its record to 8-5.

October 10, 2016

Andy Murray became the forth active player with 40 career titles on Sunday, knocking off Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 7-6(2) to capture the China Open title in Beijing.

October 7, 2016

Tennis starts with commitment. Let's use the collegiate level as a starting point and provide you an idea as to what it is that makes commitment a challenging endeavor.

October 7, 2016

Maintaining a positive attitude on the tennis court is no easy task. Similar to learning any stroke in the game, it takes years of practice and hard work to be able to do it properly, especially under pressure. 

October 7, 2016

American Madison Keys won a dramatic match in Beijing on Friday, edging Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-6(5) to reach the China Open semifinals.

October 7, 2016

Hofstra University announced the hiring of Jason Pasion to be the head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis teams.

October 6, 2016

Why is it that whenever a player in any sport wins a tournament, they are usually in a good place off the court? James Blake, in his book Breaking Back, said “My greatest professional successes occurred after I had faced my most personal challenges.

October 6, 2016

In a showdown between two of the top three teams in Nassau County’s Conference I on Wednesday, the Quakers of Friends Academy beat Cold Spring Harbor 4-3 to move into a first-place tie with Manhasset.

October 5, 2016

John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier will play in the first-ever tennis event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., the PowerShares QQQ Cup, set for Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:00 p.m. McEnroe will replace Andre Agassi, who withdrew due to a back injury.

October 5, 2016

As a registered dietitian, I try to keep abreast of sport/nutrition topics that may benefit my clients. Recently, I came across a study published in the Journal of American Academy Pediatrics by Amanda Weiss Kelly, M.D, which had many important points I would like to discuss...

October 5, 2016

As sports are becoming increasingly competitive, coaches and parents are striving to get their athletes to the highest level of competition as possible. The fear of being left behind other competitors or losing out on a college sport scholarship is causing a trend of early sport specialization...

October 5, 2016

Maria Sharapova returns to the court for the first time in nearly nine months when she makes her World TeamTennis Smash Hits debut on Monday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m. Pacific at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.