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August 31, 2015

Seeded third in the Women’s Singles draw, Russian Maria Sharapova has announced her withdrawal from the 2015 U.S. Open. Citing a right leg injury, Sharapova has been out of action since June when she lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals of Wimbledon.

August 31, 2015

The 2015 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament, the free event where 128 men and 128 women attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open singles main draws by winning three matches over four days, set an all-time, total attendance record this year.

August 28, 2015

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 28, 2015

High Country Ski and Tennis, one of New Jersey's premier tennis specialty shops, has announced that it has launched a marketing campaign during the U.S. Open where they will promote both their store and the sport by placing billboards across the local area during the Open.

August 28, 2015

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy.

August 28, 2015

Some of New York City’s premier celebrity chefs stepped out of the kitchen and onto the tennis courts of City View Racquet Club in Long Island City for a day of tennis, food and an overall good time.

August 28, 2015

On a beautiful August night in New York City, more than 500 attendees took part in the New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Annual Summer Gala With the Stars. Luminaries from the worlds of tennis, finance and the New York social scene came out to support one of the largest tennis and education-themed organizations in the country.

August 27, 2015

Robby Ginepri of the United States has announced his retirement from the ATP Tour after 14 years on the Tour. Ginepri captured three titles on the ATP World Tour and reached a career-high singles ranking of 15th in the world.

August 27, 2015

Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.

August 27, 2015

Long Island’s Noah Rubin’s opportunity to play in this year’s U.S. Open main draw came to a close on Thursday, as 91st-ranked Guido Pella of Argentina beat the American 6-4, 7-6(6) on Court 11 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 26, 2015

The Kings County Tennis League (KCTL), a non-profit organization that mentors New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing’s youth residents through tennis, has expanded its program to a new community of kids.

August 26, 2015

It’s the best time of year … U.S. Open time! It’s a time to appreciate the amazing talents on the courts in Flushing Meadows, but more importantly, a great time to improve your own game by observing the players, not just watching them.

August 26, 2015

The Empire State Open Tennis Tournament, a WTA 125K series event, will be held May 9-15, 2016 at Hempstead Lake State Park. This event will feature stars of the WTA, as well as up and coming players currently fighting their way up the rankings ladder. 

August 26, 2015

The USTA has announced the names of 12 vocalists, all ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2015 U.S. Open, as well as on Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s U.S. Open features talent from throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area, as well as from Michigan, Florida and Georgia.

August 25, 2015

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer have been named the top two seeds, respectively, in men’s singles at the 2015 U.S. Open, headlining five U.S. Open and six Grand Slam champions to earn Top-10 seeds. 

August 25, 2015

The USTA has announced that 28-year-old Jennifer Elie of Queens, N.Y. and 32-year-old Jesse Witten of Naples, Fla. won the 2015 U.S. Open National Playoffs–Women’s and Men’s Singles Championships to earn wild cards into the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament.

August 25, 2015

Long Island’s Noah Rubin won his opening U.S. Open qualifying match on Tuesday, downing Liang-Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei, 6-2, 7-5, on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to advance to the second stage of qualifying for the main draw.

August 24, 2015

World number two and 2012 U.S. Open champion Andy Murray clinched the 2015 Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series men’s title, with Roger Federer’s victory over Novak Djokovic in the finals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 24, 2015

The women's tennis coaches in the East Coast Conference (ECC) have selected the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Bears as an unanimous favorite to win the ECC Women's Tennis Championship in 2015. NYIT's Alessia Rossetti (Minusio, Switzerland) has also been named the Preseason Player of the Year.

August 24, 2015

Roger Federer and Serena Williams each added to their Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series success on Sunday, repeating as champions at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 21, 2015

The USTA has announced the entertainment lineup for the 2015 U.S. Open, and in addition to the previously announced Josh Groban, who will headline this year’s Opening Night Ceremonies, noted performers Vanessa Williams, Ciara and Aloe Blacc have now been added to perform the National Anthem or other patriotic songs on Opening Night and Finals Weekend.

August 21, 2015

A day after Novak Djokovic survived a strong test from 13th seed David Goffin, the world number one from Serbia made sure that didn’t happen again, routing fifth-seed Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-1 to reach the Western & Southern Open semifinals on Friday. 

August 21, 2015

World number one Serena Williams climbed out of a deep hole at the Western & Southern Open on Friday, battling back from a set down to beat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

August 21, 2015

The USTA has announced that 2015 USTA Boys 18s National Champion Frances Tiafoe and 2013 U.S. Open Girls Singles Finalist Tornado Alicia Black have been awarded wild card entries into the U.S. Open Junior Championships, which will be played Sept. 6-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.