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September 30, 2016

The Tottenville Pirates won its fourth straight match on Thursday, edging New Dorp 3-2 in a New York City League A4 road matchup.

September 29, 2016

Romania’s Simona Halep put on a clinical performance on Thursday, rolling past American Madison Keys 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Wuhan Open semifinals.

September 29, 2016

The Bronx Science Wolverines improved to 7-0 on the season on Wednesday afternoon, downing Eleanor Roosevelt 4-1 in a PSAL League A3 matchup.

September 28, 2016

USTA Eastern recently launched a “youth progression pathway,” designed to create a greater experience for children beginning and developing in tennis competition. 

September 28, 2016

In a marathon third round match earlier in the day, Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova outlasted newly-minted world number one Angelique Kerber 6-7(10), 7-5, 6-4 to reach the Wuhan Open quarterfinals.

September 28, 2016

World number one Novak Djokovic withdrew from the China Open with an elbow injury, the Serb announced on Wednesday.

September 27, 2016

“You play how you train and train how you play.” This mantra is echoed across fields, on courts and in athletic training facilities around the world.

September 27, 2016

In the July/August 2016 edition of New York Tennis Magazine, I defended the idea that the rules of tennis should carry into our everyday lives. I admire tennis players who understand the rules and apply them fairly … especially what I consider some of the essentials.

September 26, 2016

The Cardozo Judges knocked off Forest Hills 5-0 on Friday afternoon to improve to 4-0 on the year and remain in the top spot in New York City’s A1 division.

September 26, 2016

The Columbia women’s tennis team hosted the Roar-ee Invitational at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center over the weekend, as both Penn and St. John’s visited the Columbia campus for the weekend-long tournament.

September 23, 2016

World number two Serena Williams announced on Friday that she will not be competing in the Wuhan Open and China Open tournaments, citing a lingering shoulder injury.

September 23, 2016

The Brooklyn Tech Engineers and Bronx Science Wolverines both won their respective matches on Thursday afternoon to improve to 5-0 in the fall season.

September 22, 2016

Bob Litwin’s Live the Best Story of Your Life delivers great stories of change on so many levels. Bob’s ability to weed through peoples issues is truly remarkable. The clients make the changes, Bob is a true agent of change.

September 22, 2016

MBR Builders is a nationwide expert in all facets of construction and renovations of metal buildings for the indoor tennis market. With more than 50 years of combined experience of their highly qualified staff, MBR offers a full range of services for your tennis club.

September 22, 2016

The Hunter Hawks won its second straight match on Wednesday, downing Stuyvesant 3-2 in a tightly-contested League A3 matchup.

September 21, 2016

inPhorm is a distinctive collection of tennis and active wear that has gained an avid following, not only amongst tennis retailers, but also among tennis players and a growing lineup of touring pros, as well as other celebrities.

September 21, 2016

As I write this column the 2016 Summer Olympics are mere days away and it appears that most of the major tennis stars are headed for Rio. Unlike golf where three of the sport’s major superstars, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Jordon Spieth, have opted not to play, it seems that tennis pros have a more nationalistic heart and want to represent their nation on the world’s grandest stage.

September 21, 2016

A huge Staten Island League A4 matchup took place on Tuesday, and it was the Seagulls of McKee/Staten Island Tech that got the upper hand, downing Tottenville 5-0 to hand the Pirates its first defeat of the season.

September 20, 2016

The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is a joint initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA) and the USTA/Eastern Metro Region.

September 20, 2016

I am often asked what prepares a young tennis player for playing at the collegiate level. Over the course of 25 years in the business, my answer has evolved.

September 19, 2016

With the 2016 U.S. Open over, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows hosted an Open House on Sunday, giving free tours, clinics and other activities to showcase the new grounds throughout the complex.

September 19, 2016

American Christina McHale won the first WTA singles title of her career on Sunday, coming back from a set down to beat Katerina Siniakova 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the Japan Women’s Open Tennis title.

September 19, 2016

The Townsend Harris Hawks and Cardozo Lady Judges each won their match on Friday to stay unbeaten and remain atop the New York City A1 standings.

September 16, 2016

People always claim that tennis is a mental sport. This statement is true, and it’s a fact I learned early in my career, but was never more evident than during one memorable match in 1989 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.