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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.

January 19, 2017

The first tickets in the Australian Open fourth round will be punched as we enter the fifth day in Melbourne.  Top seeds Angelique Kerber and Andy Murray will be in action, and there are multiple intriguing matchups in both draws to entertain you on Thursday night.

January 19, 2017

Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. Below is a list of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer.

January 19, 2017

Two former world number ones rolled into the Australian Open third round on Thursday, as Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki won their respective matches in straight sets to move on in Melbourne.

January 19, 2017

Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin upset defending champion and world number two Novak Djokovic 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 to hand the Serb his earliest loss at a Grand Slam since he lost to Marat Safin in the second round at Wimbledon in 2008.

January 18, 2017

The second round of the Australian Open comes to a close tonight as we embark on the fourth day of 2017’s maiden Grand Slam, and six-time champion Serena Williams is one of seven Americans who will be in action seeking third round spots in Melbourne.

January 18, 2017

World number one Angelique Kerber entered Wednesday’s second round matchup knowing there would be some added pressure as she took on fellow German Carina Witthoeft, a player who idolizes her older compatriot. But the defending champion Kerber, who was...

January 18, 2017

Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer moved into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, downing 20-year old Long Islander Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(3) on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.