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April 24, 2015

Defending champion and top-seed Kei Nishikori moved into the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday, beating seventh-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.

April 24, 2015

If you wanted to take the most comprehensive tennis lesson possible, what would it include? First, you’d have to think outside of that rectangular court and venture into areas of the game that you’re really not good at. You’ll need to set some priorities, but you’re not sure what those are. 

April 24, 2015

Andy Roddick continued his dominance on the PowerShares Series circuit on Thursday night, beating James Blake 6-3 in the one-set final at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

April 24, 2015

The Tottenville Pirates rebounded from a tough loss to McKee/Staten Island Tech last week by beating New Dorp 5-0 to improve to 6-1 on the season.

April 23, 2015

James Blake defeated John McEnroe 7-5 in the one-set final of the Champions Cup at the Agganis Arena at Boston University on Wednesday night, capturing his first title on the 2015 PowerShares Series circuit.

April 23, 2015

The USTA has announced that reigning ITF World Junior Champion CiCi Bellis leads the 12 top juniors nominated to represent the U.S. in the qualifying rounds of Junior Davis and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas (16-and-under) and World Junior Tennis (14-and-under), the world’s premier junior team competitions. The events will be played April 30-May 2 at the USTA Training Center–Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla.  

April 23, 2015

Italian Fabio Fognini upset second-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Thursday, beating the eight-time champion 6-4, 7-6(6) to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals.

April 23, 2015

Two of the top three seeds at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany were eliminated on Thursday, as top-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova and third-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova were both bounced from the tournament.

April 22, 2015

Rafael Nadal opened up his Barcelona Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday. Nadal broke twice in the opening set, with the key one coming in the seventh game, to capture the first frame.

April 22, 2015

The Metro Corporate Advanced and Advanced Intermediate League’s Winter 2015 season came to a close on Tuesday night with the end-of-season party and playoffs.

April 21, 2015

The Lacoste Junior Tennis Academy returns for its 30th season this summer, and will hold tryouts for the Academy on May 16  from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

April 21, 2015

World number five Kei Nishikori moved into the third-round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday, moving past Russia’s Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-3, 6-4.

April 21, 2015

Caroline Garcia beat Ana Ivanovic for the third consecutive time on Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, knocking the Serb out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix first-round with a 7-6(6), 6-4 victory.

April 21, 2015

The North Carolina women remain ranked number one for the second straight week, while the Oklahoma men are the top-ranked team for the eighth consecutive week in the ITA Division I National Team Rankings. The 26-0 Tar Heels clinched their fourth regular season ACC title in the last six years when they beat archrival Duke 4-1 last Wednesday.  

April 20, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic won his third consecutive ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament on Sunday, beating Czech Tomas Berdych 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Championship. With the victory, Djokovic becomes the first player ever to win the first three Masters 1000 tournaments in a season.

April 20, 2015

The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is a joint initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association and USTA/Eastern-Metro. Our League is divided into three levels of play, Intermediate (3.0-3.5), Advanced Intermediate (4.0) and Advanced (4.5+).

April 20, 2015

Italians Sara Errani & Flavia Pennetta beat Americans Serena Williams & Alison Riske 6-0, 6-3 on Sunday afternoon to give Italy a 3-2 victory over the United States in the Fed Cup playoff matchup. The United States actually held a 2-1 advantage heading into the final two matches on Sunday, but dropped the last singles match and the deciding doubles match to fall short.

April 17, 2015

ASA College has retained the top ranking in the Junior/Community Colleges Men's National Team Rankings for the third straight edition of the 2014-15 rankings and the sixth straight edition overall, dating back to March of 2014.

April 17, 2015

The Beacon Blue Demons won its fifth consecutive match to open up 2015 with a 5-0 victory over the High School for American Studies on Thursday afternoon.

April 17, 2015

Gael Monfils continued his deep run at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over ninth-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Friday.

April 17, 2015

The United States women will be in Brindisi, Italy this weekend to battle Italy in a Fed Cup World Playoff match. The two are very familiar opponents as this will be the fifth meeting between the two counties in the last seven years. Italy has taken the last four of those matches but the U.S. leads the overall series 9-4. 

April 16, 2015

The Brooklyn Tech Engineers continued its excellent start to the 2015 campaign, beating Midwood 5-0 to improve its 5-0 on the season.

April 16, 2015

Gael Monfils pulled off the biggest upset of the day in Monte Carlo on Thursday, beating second-seeded Swiss Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6(5) to push his way into the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals.

April 16, 2015

The Metro Mixed-Doubles and 40-plus leagues are in full swing.