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July 22, 2014

Nestled between the Hudson River and the West Side Highway at 96th Street, the Riverside Park tennis courts are hidden gems known to New York City tennis enthusiasts. They’ve been properly cared for and maintained by the City Parks Department since 1984, when a restoration process restored order to the once dilapidated courts.

July 22, 2014

The US Open summer series got underway Monday night as two singles matches headlined the opening ceremonies at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

July 22, 2014

It was just a few days ago that two stars had perhaps their best career performances across the Atlantic, when women's semifinalist Lucie Safarova and boys junior champ Noah Rubin showed their stuff at Wimbledon. And all spring, the tennis world took notice as Jamie Loeb slammed her way to National College Player of the Year honors in a brilliant freshman season at the University of North Carolina. 

July 21, 2014

The BB&T Atlanta Open begins tonight as the opening event of the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicks off from Atlanta, GA.

July 21, 2014

Ana Ivanovic announced on her website that she will be working with a new coach for a trial period. The former world number one has hired Dejan Petrovic, who has formerly worked with top-ranked Serbian’s Novak Djokovic and Jelena Jankovic.

July 21, 2014

Leonardo Mayer of Argentina picked up his first career ATP World Tour title on Sunday as he upset top-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer.

July 21, 2014

Viktor Troicki made his return from a one-year ban on Monday and defeated eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open.

July 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Roberta Vinci to win her 22nd career title on Sunday.

July 18, 2014

David Ferrer made short work of fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-2 in just over an hour to advance to the semifinals of the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg. 

July 18, 2014

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.

July 18, 2014

Whether playing the 12-point set tie breaker or the 10-point super tie-breaker, there are several keys to increasing your success. If you follow these simple, yet highly effective tactics, you will find yourself on the winning end of a high percentage of the tie-breakers you play.

July 17, 2014

The USTA has announced that country superstar Hunter Hayes, breakout duo MKTO, girl group McCLAIN, British pop rock band The Vamps, teen sensation Madison Beer and EDM prodigy DJ Salerno will team up with tennis icons Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the 19th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day, Presented by Hess, Saturday, Aug. 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

July 17, 2014

The 2014 ESPYs took place last night from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA as the top athletes and celebrities were in attendance to honor the best moments and players from the past year in sports.

July 17, 2014

The Bet-at-Home Open got underway this week in Hamburg, Germany, and through the first three rounds, has not been kind to the top seeds. Thus far, eight of the top ten seeds in the tournament have been eliminated and the third round has not concluded yet.

July 17, 2014

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal will lead the men’s singles field for the 2014 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 25-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. 

July 16, 2014

My tennis career began at an early age with the best coach and teacher a boy can have … my father. I was born in 1966 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at a time when my father was the tennis pro at the beautiful Rockefeller Resort Dorado Beach, alongside the legendary Nick Bollettieri.

July 16, 2014

On Friday, Aug.15, a host of tennis and political dignitaries will gather for the dedication ceremony for Daniel L. Haggerty Jr. Pavilion at the Junior Champions Tennis Center in Cadwalader Park in Trenton, N.J.

July 16, 2014

I was recently working with a group of skilled tennis players at Sea Island and we were in game mode. These players were of different age and skill levels, but all were tournament players.

July 16, 2014

The USTA has announced that world number one and two-time defending champion Serena Williams leads the women’s field for the 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.

July 15, 2014

There are dozens of Apps that make your life easier. Facebook helps you keep in touch with friends, Google Maps helps you find your way around, and Linkedin helps you with your professional network.

July 15, 2014

Skidmore graduate Oliver Loutsenko left Skidmore with three All-American years under his belt, as well as being named Liberty Conference Player of the Year. Not just MVP of his team, but of the entire league. As a junior tennis player, Oliver had the opportunity to go D3 instead of D1.

July 15, 2014

While the state of American tennis is in a bit of a downswing in recent years, especially in Grand Slam events, there are a number of young players on the horizon who have showed promise on the professional level.

July 14, 2014

Americans Bob & Mike Bryan have qualified for the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, to be held at The O2 Arena from Nov. 9-16, bidding to cap their 2014 season by winning the ATP World Tour title for a fourth time, adding to titles in 2003-2004 and 2009.

July 14, 2014

Third time’s a charm.

At least it is for Australian Lleyton Hewitt who was playing in his third straight title match at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island.