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June 6, 2017

Three-time champion Petra Kvitova will return to the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, Aug. 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, as she continues her remarkable comeback to tennis after a career-threatening injury.

June 6, 2017

The Women’s Tennis Coaches Association (WTCA), in partnership with the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), will host a conference dedicated specifically to coaching female players. 

June 5, 2017

World number one Andy Murray powered his way into the French Open quarterfinals on Monday, moving past Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the final eight.

June 5, 2017

Guillermo Alcorta, former University of Oklahoma star and ATP player, captured the $1,000 winner's first place prize at the Sportime Westchester One-On-One Doubles Shootout held at Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester.

June 5, 2017

Plainview JFK’s Yuval Solomon became only the seventh player from Nassau County win to back-to-back New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) singles championships, beating Sean Wei of Yorktown 6-1, 6-2 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday morning.

June 2, 2017

It’s obvious that speed plays a key role in tennis. However, speed is more than just how fast a player moves on the court. It also refers to reaction time, readiness and the ability to make tactical decisions on the spot.

June 2, 2017

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal rolled into the French Open Round of 16 on Friday, blowing past Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 for his third consecutive straight sets victory at Roland Garros.

June 2, 2017

For the 10th straight year, Beacon claimed the title of New York City’s best high school team, winning the PSAL “A” Division championship with a 4-1 victory over Bronx Science at Cunningham Park on Wednesday afternoon.

June 1, 2017

John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Lawrence Kleger was named the USTA Eastern Organizer of the Month for April.

June 1, 2017

Here is the big question: How can we expect players to do something as complicated as serving when they cannot throw and release a ball directly out of their hand? In this article, I am going to stress the importance of the grip and a throwing release as central principles to a great serve.

May 31, 2017

I cannot wait for summer tennis! I love all of it … from hard courts to clay courts with all the heat and humidity. The entire country has tennis action for all levels and the courts are packed!

May 31, 2017

In the summer, people across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons. When the hot weather arrives, hoards of people leave Manhattan for the luxury confines of The Hamptons where they can enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities.

May 30, 2017

It hasn’t been the best start to the 2017 French Open for Americans, but John Isner and Madison Keys both advanced to the second round at Roland Garros on Tuesday.

May 26, 2017

Last year, 22-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza became a household name by defeating Serena Williams to win the French Open title, becoming the first woman from Spain to win a major title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the last of her four Grand Slam titles on the same Roland Garros clay.

May 26, 2017

It has been three years since Rafael Nadal hoisted the winning trophy on the clay courts of Roland Garros, but the 2017 version of the King of Clay is out to snap that streak and reclaim his throne.

May 26, 2017

The second major of the year gets underway as the biggest stars in the sport converge on Roland Garros seeking Grand Slam glory.

May 26, 2017

Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova will return to professional tennis at the French open, she announced in a press conference in Paris on Friday.

May 25, 2017

For the second straight year, Queens College senior Sharvill Nawghre was named the East Coast Conference (ECC) Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

May 24, 2017

On Tuesday, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that Spanish duo Sergio Casal and Emilio Sanchez will receive the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for their services to the game as players and coaches.

May 24, 2017

30Fifteen, a women’s tennis apparel brand and manufacturer, has joined the Tennis Industry Association as a new Supporting Partner.

May 23, 2017

When you play a racket sport like tennis, you make a lot of overhead serves and shots that put strain on your shoulder. A common result is a rotator cuff injury—a tear in one of the tendons that hold the muscles and bones of your shoulder joint together.

May 23, 2017

USTA Eastern has hit the ground running in 2017. With a strong strategic vision and focused leadership, the organization is poised for success.

May 22, 2017

A closer look at the area’s top tennis equipment and apparel providers, including Grand Slam Tennis, High Country Ski & Tennis, PGA Tour Superstore, Set Point Tennis, Tennis East and TopSpin Tennis & Fitness.

May 19, 2017

I decided to read a tennis book to improve my game, and complement my practices in drills and lessons with instructors. But let’s face it … I need more than a book, I need a library.