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March 24, 2017

As of September of this year, the USTA changed the rules for junior tournament play. Players under 10-years-old are now required to compete in several Orange Ball Tournaments before they are allowed to progress to Green Ball Tournaments and finally to Yellow Ball Tournaments. 

March 24, 2017

A substitute player joined our tennis group for the third week in a row. At a set break, he asked me, “Would you like to play better tennis?”

March 24, 2017

The Easter Bowl USTA Junior National Spring Championships Presented by Adidas will celebrate its 50th tournament starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 and running through Saturday, April 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

March 23, 2017

Remember the last time you turned on the lights? It’s a mindless activity, we do it all the time. When the lights go on, we don’t give it another thought. But, what about when the lights don’t go on? 

March 23, 2017

With the boys high school season soon underway, we take a look at who to watch in the 2017 season and who is gunning for the top spot this year on Long Island.

March 23, 2017

New Jersey’s Christina McHale advanced to the second round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, coming back from a set down to beat Germany’s Annika Beck 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-0.

March 22, 2017

The boys’ high school tennis season in Suffolk County got underway this week and teams from across the county took advantage of the nice weather on Tuesday.

March 21, 2017

It’s time to prep those courts for the spring and summer as we present the top court maintenance companies available to service your surface’s needs.

March 21, 2017

The head of men’s tennis for USTA Player Development Jay Berger announced that he will be stepping down from his role in early June after serving in the position since it was created in 2008.

March 20, 2017

Hours before Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka to win his fifth BNP Paribas Open title in Indian Wells on Sunday, Sportime Lynbrook hosted an Indian Wells-themed event as the Sportime World Tour continued to make its rounds across the tennis world.

March 20, 2017

Roger Federer won his fifth BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, downing fellow Swiss star Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title.

March 17, 2017

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was set to face off against Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Thursday, but withdrew with food poisoning, he announced on social media just hours before he was scheduled to play.

March 17, 2017

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka outlasted Dominic Thiem of Austria at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Thursday night, advancing to the tournament’s semifinals with a thrilling 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(2) after a little more than two and a half hours.

March 16, 2017

Roger Federer defeated the fifth-seeded Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3, to advance to the quarterfinals in Indian Wells, Calif. 

March 16, 2017

In October, I had a nice tennis moment I would like to share. I competed at Nationals in La Quinta, Calif., as part of the Long Island team that represented the Eastern Section. It was a great trip. On the last day of competition, I played at number one singles against a tough player from the...

March 15, 2017

What is fun, fresh, fast-paced and fantastic for your tennis game? POP Tennis! This is a standalone activity/program used as an engaging teaching tool that not only helps students with their tennis, but makes it enjoyable, too.

March 15, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki beat American Madison Keys to reach the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Tuesday.

March 15, 2017

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal needed just six weeks to renew their head-to-head rivalry following Federer’s five-set victory in the Australian Open final in late January. The two will square off once again, this time in the BNP Paribas Open Round of 16 in Indian Wells, California.

March 15, 2017

Wake Forest becomes the third men's team this season to hold the No. 1 ranking, while Florida continues to occupy the top spot in the women's rankings as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division I National Team Rankings...

March 14, 2017

With summer around the corner, we present the top tennis camp destinations and what they have to offer your child for the summer of 2017.

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.