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May 27, 2015

Simona Halep, a finalist at last year’s French Open, saw her Rolland Garros run come to an end in the second round on Wednesday at the hands of Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, 7-5, 6-1.

May 26, 2015

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal got off to a winning start at the French Open on Tuesday, moving past French wild card Quentin Halys 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the second-round. Nadal picked up five break points on his nine chances, allowing him to dictate play in all three sets.

May 26, 2015

North Carolina’s Jamie Loeb from Ossining, N.Y., a student of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, knocked off Stanford’s Carol Zhao 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 to capture the NCAA Women's Singles Title on Monday.

May 26, 2015

With the NCAA Championships in the books, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the final Oracle/ITA National Collegiate Tennis Rankings of the 2014-2015 season. On the women's side, Vanderbilt won the NCAA title over UCLA, while Virginia beat Oklahoma on the men's side, each victory propelling the teams to the top of the rankings. Both schools are ranked number one for the first time this season.

May 22, 2015

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court, but mentally, there is nobody who can come close to touching him. 

May 22, 2015

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown hosted the 18th Annual “Say Yes to Tennis, No to Violence” event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, where 800-plus children from various schools in Far Rockaway hit the courts for a day of tennis and other fun activities.

May 22, 2015

The sixth-ranked player in the world, Canada’s Milos Raonic, announced on Thursday that he is withdrawing from the French Open, the second major tournament of the year which begins on May 24.

May 21, 2015

In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun.

May 21, 2015

Since 2010, Lux-Craft Inc. has been involved in research and development of the newest LED technologies for sport facilities.

May 20, 2015

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its national award winners for Division I Men's and Women's Tennis, among them, Columbia University’s Howard Endelman, was named 2015 ITA Assistant Coach of the Year.  

May 20, 2015

American Madison Keys looked to be on her way to a blowout loss in the second round of the Internationaux de Strasbourg on Wednesday, before rallying back for a 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(0) victory over Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

May 19, 2015

Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name.

May 19, 2015

The USTA has announced the players and coaches who will represent the United States at the 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The nation’s top wheelchair tennis players will compete against participants from around the globe, May 25-31, at Ali Bey Resort Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey.

May 18, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominance on the ATP Tour on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer 6-4, 6-3 in the Internazionali BNL d’Italia final in Rome.

May 18, 2015

The Public School Athletic League (PSAL) held its individual tournament for both boys and girls at Queens College, with high school tennis players from New York City competing for a chance to participate in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) championships.

May 15, 2015

John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) expanded its partnerships with two elite organizations, SportsLab NYC and Hourglass Performance Institute, with the goal of maximizing athletic performance.

May 15, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Friday to reach the tournament’s semifinals. The Serb notched a break in the second game of the opening set and would go on to serve the rest of it out, capturing the first set.

May 15, 2015

Simona Halep made quick work of her compatriot Alexandra Dulgheru on Friday, beating the Romanian qualifier 6-1, 6-0 to reach the semifinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

May 14, 2015

Maui Jim has announced the addition of  WTA Tennis Professional Flavia Pennetta to its roster of players who will wear the company’s PolarizedPlus2 sunglasses. Other ambassadors on Maui Jim’s roster include WTA Pro Martina Hingis and ATP Pros David Ferrer, Philipp Kohlschreiber and Benoît Paire.

May 14, 2015

Rafael Nadal played some of his best tennis of the year on Thursday, as he defeated American John Isner 6-4, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

May 14, 2015

Serve and Return, a new, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing tennis opportunities to underserved area tennis players, will begin making applications available for full and partial junior development scholarships for the 2015-2016 season on June 1, 2015.

May 13, 2015

Victoria Azarenka outlasted Caroline Wozniacki in a second round matchup at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome on Wednesday, defeating the fifth-seeded Dane 6-2, 7-6(2).

May 13, 2015

Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the third round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Wednesday, rolling past Turkey’s Marsel Illhan 6-2, 6-0. Nadal needed just 74 minutes to defeat Illhan. He dominated on serve, winning 92 percent of his first service points and saved the only two break point chances he allowed.

May 13, 2015

Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be on hand at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of JMTA, located at 75 Haskett Drive in Syosset, N.Y. on Saturday, June 27, to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2015-2016 season. The day begins with registration at 9:00 a.m., with a variety of tryout evaluation sessions concluding at approximately 1:00 p.m.