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April 7, 2017

The United States and Australia are facing off in a Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal, and the Aussies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first two rubber matches on Friday.

April 6, 2017

In a battle of two of New York City’s top teams on Wednesday, it was Beacon, the nine-time defending PSAL champions, who came out on top as the Blue Demons defeated Stuyvesant 5-0 to improve to 3-0 on the season.

April 5, 2017

For 26 weeks in 2009, Russia’s Dinara Safina was the number one ranked player in the world, holding that distinction from April 20-Oct. 11, and again from Oct. 26-Nov. 1, reaching the finals of three Grand Slam tournaments.

April 5, 2017

MatchPoint NYC hosted a Junior TeamTennis tournament at its facility over the weekend as some of New York City’s top youngsters came together for this team competition in the Green Dot Advanced Division.

April 4, 2017

The third annual Finance Cup brought the esteemed event back to the United States as Team USA took on Team Europe at Fisher Island, Florida. Team USA, led by captain Jeffrey Appel and co-captain Bill Ackman, were victorious, beating Team Europe 9-2.

April 4, 2017

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center hosted a free conference on Sunday: “Making the Admissions Process Work For You” and “How to Create a Great College Tennis Resume”, presented by the National Tennis Center, the City Parks Foundation and Serve and Return, Inc

April 4, 2017

When Billie Jean King hits the first ball on the Victor Kiam Court and kids rally on the Pershing Square Court at the NYJTL Cary Leeds Center for Learning on Sunday, April 9, the vision of committed supporters of New York Junior Tennis & Learning will be fulfilled and in full swing.

April 4, 2017

The Benjamin Cardozo Judges improved to 3-0 on the spring season, handing Townsend Harris its first defeat with a 4-1 victory on Monday.

April 3, 2017

The 2017 Australian Open was one for the ages in a number of ways, and turned back the clock to a decade prior with four 30-plus year-olds competing for the men’s and women’s singles titles. No Melbourne storyline was bigger than the men’s singles final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, two long-time rivals whose Grand Slam titles, many believed, were in the rearview mirror.

April 3, 2017

Roger Federer continued his resurgent year Sunday at the Miami Open, capturing the title in Miami with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Rafael Nadal in just over 90 minutes. 

March 31, 2017

Rafael Nadal advanced to the fifth Miami Open final of his career on Friday afternoon, moving past Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5 in the first semifinal in Key Biscayne.

March 31, 2017

Three weeks into my freshman year at Boston University, amidst the backdrop of the city’s idyllic Back Bay, I traipsed back to my dorm humbled and dazed after retrieving my first round of exam results. Two months earlier, I declared myself “premed” (with an heir of confidence, mind you) at incoming orientation held over summer break. Ever since my dad, a retired Cardiologist, paid a visit to my third grade class, I knew medicine was my calling.

March 31, 2017

The Engineers of Brooklyn Tech won its season opener on Thursday, shutting out Midwood for a 5-0 victory to begin its spring campaign.

March 30, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki continued her blistering start to the 2017 season by fighting back from a set down to upend second-seed Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to reach the Miami Open final.

March 30, 2017

Townsend Harris won its season opening match on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping all give flights to notch a 5-0 win over its Queens foe Francis Lewis.

March 29, 2017

The Junior Tennis Foundation (JTF) will recognize six integral members of the tennis community on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. during the 30th Annual Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame Celebration at the Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. 

March 29, 2017

It’s been 45 years since there’s been a repeat winner in the Boys’ 18s division at the premier junior tennis tournament in the nation. At this week’s 50th Annual Adidas Easter USTA Junior National Spring Championships, Gianni Ross is attempting to be the first to win back-to-back 18s singles titles since 1971-72 when Grey King achieved the feat.

March 29, 2017

The University of Virginia men’s tennis head coach Briand Boland will be the new head of men’s tennis for the USTA Player Development, the USTA announced on Tuesday.

March 29, 2017

Top-ranked American Jack Sock rolled past his younger compatriot Jared Donaldson at the Miami Open on Tuesday, powering to a 6-2, 6-1 win to move into the tournament’s final eight.

March 28, 2017

The $2,000 Tampa Bay One-On-One Doubles Shootout, held at the FishHawk Ranch Tennis Club in Lithia, Fl., was won by Grayson Goldin. Goldin defeated Argentina's Facundo Mena 4-1 in the final to capture the tournament's first place prize of $1,000.

March 28, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent.

March 27, 2017

Watching my kids play tennis can sometimes be gut-wrenching. My 11-year-old daughter Kathy and nine-year-old son Joseph were about to compete in their first USTA-sanctioned event. 

March 27, 2017

At this point in time, every athlete has heard of meditation and some have tried it on for size. Let’s take some time to review the history of meditation and assess some of its benefits and its limitations.

March 27, 2017

The St. John’s men’s and women’s tennis team played a doubleheader against Georgetown at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday, and both Red Storm programs came out victorious.