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February 12, 2016

Rafael Nadal felt right at home playing once again on the Buenos Aires clay on Thursday. In a rematch of last year’s Argentina Open final, top-seed Nadal moved past Argentinean Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-4 to reach the tournament’s quarterfinals.

February 12, 2016

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy will be hosting the inaugural JMTA College Recruiting Combine on June 18 and 19. 

February 11, 2016

Continuing the tradition of featuring top junior players, the BNP Paribas Showdown will once again present two of the world’s best players on the junior circuit when Tyra Hurricane Black squares off against Carson Branstine in an opening match presented by HEAD Penn Racquet Sports as part of World Tennis Day at Madison Square Garden on March 8. 

February 11, 2016

American John Isner was ousted from the Argentina Open on Wednesday as Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic took him out 7-6(10), 4-6, 7-6(6) in the tournament’s second round in Buenos Aires.

February 11, 2016

Three-time defending champion Kei Nishikori extended his match-win streak in Memphis to 14, defeating American Ryan Harrison, 6-2, 7-5 in a second-round matchup on Wednesday.

February 11, 2016

Maria Sharapova announced on Wednesday that she has withdrawn from the Qatar Total Open in Doha with a left arm injury.

February 10, 2016

In a first round match, which is sure to go down in history as an honorable first meeting, former junior world No. 1 Taylor Fritz squared off against former world No. 2, Michael Mmoh at the Memphis Open on Tuesday.

February 10, 2016

Sixteen of the top Division I men's tennis teams will meet up in Charlottesville, Va., to compete for the 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Men's Team Indoor Championship. Defending NCAA National Champion, the University of Virginia, will serve as the event host, with all competition over the four-day event (Feb. 12-15) scheduled to take place at Boar's Head Sports Club.

February 10, 2016

The U.S. Fed Cup Team will travel to Australia for the 2016 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoffs, April 16-17 at a site to be determined. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the draw for the 2016 World Group Playoffs. Australia is seeded eighth, while the United States was unseeded.

February 10, 2016

The USTA has announced that USTA Player Development has created a new “Team USA-Pro” Department within its organizational structure focused on providing American pro tennis players with coaching assistance, training and financial resources to help them reach the Top 100.

February 9, 2016

The No. 6 nationally-ranked California women's tennis team made school history on Monday afternoon at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin, as they captured the program's first-ever ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoors Championship title with a thrilling 4-3 victory over No. 5 North Carolina.

February 9, 2016

Playing in his first ATP tournament as a seeded player, American Denis Kudla opened up his Memphis Open campaign with a 6-4, 6-2 over fellow American Rajeev Ram on Monday to move into the second round.

February 9, 2016

According to an exclusive report from Sean Ingle of The Guardian, two international tennis umpires have been banned and four others risk being banned as well for manipulating live betting scores in tournaments on the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Futures Tour.

February 8, 2016

American Michael Mmoh took down compatriot Bjorn Fratangelo in a three-set thriller that lasted two hours and 54 minutes today at the Memphis Open presented by ServiceMaster. With the win, Mmoh qualifies for his first career ATP main draw event.

February 8, 2016

The United States needed just the first three singles matches of its best-of-five World Group II playoff to move past Poland 3-0 after Venus Williams defeated Poland’s second-highest ranked player, Magda Linette, 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.

February 8, 2016

The Columbia women’s tennis team captured the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Women’s Indoor Tennis Championship on Sunday, knocking off Harvard 4-2 in the final.

February 5, 2016

Most tennis players wish they could practice exclusively with better players despite the zero sum impracticality. This means that we cannot all hit up all the time because if one player is hitting "up," the other is hitting "down." Still, some players are able to overcome this challenge and are sought out by top competitors to be their hitting partners.

February 5, 2016

There are many opposites in tennis. This article applies to the general tennis playing public who hit their groundstrokes after the bounce has peaked and is on the way down.

February 4, 2016

Juan Martin del Potro announced on Wednesday that he will be returning to the ATP World Tour at the Delray Beach Open, which begins on Feb. 15.

February 4, 2016

It’s never easy for one to leave their home nation to start over in a completely foreign land. Having to learn and adapt to a new culture, language, lifestyle, etc. can be a daunting task. So when Peter Gecse came to America from Hungary with his sister Andrea in 1997, he knew it would be tough from the start.

February 3, 2016

World number three Roger Federer underwent successful knee surgery, forcing him to miss tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai this month, according to a statement posted on his official website Wednesday.

February 3, 2016

It's that time of year when you wish the snow would melt and the skies would clear for some real tennis fun! For the players on the pro tour, that fun is played at the "Happy Slam!" The Aussie Open, played at the end of January for two weeks, serves as a springboard into the new year. Because Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, they are in their summer season, while the winter months are upon us in the Northern Hemisphere.

February 3, 2016

The Fall/Winter Metro seasons are in full swing. The 40 & Over Women’s and Men’s season are just finishing up, with playoffs coming up.

February 2, 2016

Jamie Loeb of Bronxville, N.Y., who trains out of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy at Sportime Randall’s Island, qualified for the main draw of the Dow Corning Tennis Classic 100K in Midland, Mich. with a 6-1, 6-3 win over fellow American Nadja Gilchrist in the final round of qualifying on Tuesday.