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July 22, 2016

Four American men pushed their way into the Citi Open quarterfinals in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, as John Isner, Jack Sock, Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey all won their respective third round matches to reach the final eight.

July 22, 2016

Tennis can truly be the “Sport of a Lifetime” if your skills can age as gracefully as your passion for the game. As we get older, everyone from the recreational player to Roger Federer has needed to make adjustments to keep themselves competitive and enjoy their longevity in the sport.

July 22, 2016

The top tennis stars have distinctive styles that we love to mimic because the sport is so highly individualistic. Back in the 1970s, young players carefully applied surgical tape to their racket grips to be like local hero Vitas. They wore Fila headbands to embody the coolness of Borg. 

July 21, 2016

Top ranked American John Isner and sixth-seed Jack Sock both cruised into the Citi Open third round on Wednesday. 

July 21, 2016

St. John’s women’s tennis head coach Lauren Leo was named the USTA Eastern’s Tennis Organizer of the Month for July based on her “dedication to coaching and excellence in growing tennis.”

July 21, 2016

Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals on Wednesday, hanging on to defeat Magda Linette 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-2 to book her spot in the final eight.

July 20, 2016

The USTA has announced that defending U.S. Open Champion and world number one Novak Djokovic, world number two and reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, five-time U.S. Open Champion and world number three Roger Federer, and two-time U.S. Open Champion and world number four Rafael Nadal headline the men’s singles field for the 2016 U.S. Open. 

July 20, 2016

The New York Empire, presented by Citi, has announced that rising British doubles specialist and 2015 Mylan WTT Male Rookie of the Year Neal Skupski has been named to the 2016 roster for their inaugural Mylan World TeamTennis season presented by GEICO.

July 20, 2016

Some of the best in the area at keeping you in shape and on the court, including: American Sports Psychology, Dr. Reuben S. Ingber, Dr. Tom Ferraro, Nutrition Solutions PC, Orin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, Peak Performance, and Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. 

July 19, 2016

New Jersey native Christina McHale opened up her U.S. Open Series campaign with a straights set victory on Tuesday, moving past Romania’s Monica Niculescu 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Citi Open second round.

July 19, 2016

The draw for the Rogers Cup in Toronto took a major hit on Tuesday, as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both announced they were withdrawing from the tournament.

July 19, 2016

There are life lessons to be learned throughout all sports, but there may be no sport that has a more direct correlation to the real world than tennis. Whether you are playing at an individual tournament or playing on your high school or college team, skills and lessons used and learned on the tennis court can translate into the workforce, as many current businessmen will tell you firsthand.

July 19, 2016

USTA Eastern will be hosting a Play Like The Pros event in August, as junior players of all ages will have an opportunity to compete in a World TeamTennis-style format on August 6-7.

July 18, 2016

Marat Safin and Justine Henin joined Yvon Petra and Margaret Scriven this weekend as the four were the latest inductees into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I.

July 18, 2016

On March 7 of this year, Russian star Maria Sharapova called a news conference for what she called a big announcement. But even the dozens of reporters in the room and those watching the conference from afar weren’t prepared and didn’t expect what she would say next.

July 15, 2016

The second annual Finance Cup took place this past weekend as Team USA headed across the pond to take on Team Europe at the Queen’s Club in London, England.

July 15, 2016

The USTA has announced the 12 men and women who will represent the United States in tennis at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The finalists were named Friday morning via a Facebook post on the USTA’s Facebook Page. 

July 15, 2016

The USTA Eastern Adult League Sectionals took place recently and the teams from the Metro Section did exceptionally well.

►The 6.0 Mixed Doubles team, captained by Jeffrey Dietz and Lily Lee, finished as finalists

►The 7.0 Mixed Doubles team, captained by Angelo Ragione and Jung Hoon Park, finished in fourth place

July 14, 2016

For many young tennis players, finding the right tennis program or academy that offers a consistent balance of academics and tennis can be an elusive process. But if you look far out onto the South Fork of Long Island, The Ross School is providing just that.

July 14, 2016

The 13th season of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, the five-week North American summer tennis season that links seven WTA and ATP World Tour summer hard court tournaments to the U.S. Open, launches next week with the women’s Bank of the West Classic. 

July 14, 2016

The player field for the 2016 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies Corp., is comprised entirely of players who will compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it was announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester.

July 13, 2016

Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. 

July 12, 2016

Today, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. The stadium show will include live performances from chart-topping hip hop artist Flo Rida, international pop sensation Zara Larsson, singer-songwriter Troye Sivan, buzzworthy pop/R&B artist Jordan Fisher, award-winning singer-actress Laura Marano and breakout band Forever In Your Mind. 

July 12, 2016

An opening-night celebration of all-time tennis greats Billie Jean King and Virginia Wade, LGBTQ Pride Night, Salute to Strong Women and International Night are among the special events on the inaugural New York Empire presented by Citi schedule, July 31 through August 12.