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July 22, 2011
The USTA has announced that the timeline for cities to bid on hosting the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round between the U.S. and Belarus, Feb. 4-5.
July 22, 2011
Last night in World TeamTennis action, the Boston Lobsters defeated the Newport Beach Breakers 22-14, and with the win, Boston advanced to the 2011 WTT playoffs, eliminating the New York Sportimes with their victory.
July 21, 2011
The USTA has announced that world number one-ranked and reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, reigning U.S. Open and French Open champion Rafael Nadal, and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer lead the men’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
July 21, 2011
Sportimes Stadium at Randall’s Island was bubbling with excitement last night as the New York Sportimes took on the Washington Kastles in World TeamTennis action to close out the 2011 WTT season. Despite impressive play from the Sportimes team, the Kastles proved too much to handle as they clinched the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 23-15 win.
July 21, 2011
The USTA is teaming up with Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf to encourage children to get healthy, active and into the game through the USTA’s 10 and Under Tennis program. The collaboration will launch a new commercial that will air during the Olympus U.S. Open Series and the U.S. Open.
July 21, 2011
On Friday, Sept. 9, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City for The Legends Ball, an annual social event that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and contributors.
July 20, 2011
Tonight, Serena Williams will be in New York as the New York Sportimes face the Washington Kastles in World TeamTennis action at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island at 7:00 p.m.
July 20, 2011
USTA Player Development has announced that it will host its second annual U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff to award a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2011 U.S. Open.
July 20, 2011
The USTA has announced that 97 of the top 100 women, including two-time defending U.S. Open champion and reigning Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters, and fellow 2011 Grand Slam singles champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova, are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2011 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
July 19, 2011

From the very beginning of the game, tennis has been a sport where fashion has played a pivotal role. From the days of lawn tennis, to the Roaring 20s and on into the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s … tennis style has chronicled the growing need for on the court comfort coupled with proper performance.

July 19, 2011
If you play tennis to win, there is not a level of play that does not involve pressure. In tennis, someone will win and someone will lose.
July 19, 2011
James Blake, a member of the ATP world tour for years and now 31 years old, knew what he had coming after a rain delay in Atlanta.
July 18, 2011
On a Friday night of World TeamTennis action at the Sportime Stadium at Randall’s Island, the New York Sportimes fell just short of a victory, succumbing to the Springfield Lasers 20-17 in a nail-biting encounter.
July 18, 2011
Fifth-ranked Robin Soderling of Sweden defeated David Ferrer of Spain to capture the Swedish Open title. This is Soderlings second title at the Swedish Open in just the past three years.
July 18, 2011
Tennis Channel will provide the sport's fans with close to 100 high-definition hours of live or same-day match play during the 2011 Olympus U.S. Open Series this summer.
July 18, 2011
On the weekend of July 10-11, the fast-growing sport of beach tennis held its first ever U.S. National Championships, as the sport's top players converged in Chicago to compete for $3,000 in prize money and to vie to see who is the best of the best in the world of beach tennis.
July 17, 2011
On May 16, Long Island Tennis Magazine received the 2010 USPTA Eastern Publication of the Year at the Divisional Convention in Mount Kisco, N.Y.
July 15, 2011
Each Major League Baseball season, 20 local tennis players/pros come together for a fantasy baseball league that spearheads a season-long battle for bragging rights and prizes. For the second time in three years, the Orange Crush (led by David Sickmen) has won the league championship. In a tough final, the Crush won 7-5 (total categories) over a team managed by Greg Kaplan.
July 15, 2011
On a chilly evening of World TeamTennis (WTT) action at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island, the New York Sportimes battled relentlessly against the talented Philadelphia Freedoms, but failed to capitalize on an early lead.
July 15, 2011
This summer, Long Island Tennis Magazine will sponsor a series of Beach Tennis USA tournaments, the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge, in Long Beach, N.Y. at the Allegria Hotel. With two highly successful challenges already having taken place this summer, this weekend's third leg is a can't miss event.
July 15, 2011
Many of us probably know the suffix “-logy” means “the study of.” For example, astrology is the study of stars, neurology is the study of the nervous system, and ideology is the study of ideas. So, what does this have to do with sports?
July 14, 2011
The USTA has announced that the eighth season of the Olympus U.S. Open Series, the six-week North American summer tennis season that links 10 ATP World Tour and WTA summer tournaments to the U.S. Open, will launch Monday, July 18 with the Atlanta Tennis Championships.
July 13, 2011
The USTA has announced that the 2011 U.S. Open purse has increased by more than $1 million to reach a record $23.7 million.
July 13, 2011
This past June, we got our first glimpse of Serena Williams in nearly a year. Serena, who had been sidelined by a series of unfortunate injuries and health issues, made her triumphant return to the grass courts of Wimbledon where she made it to the fourth round before falling to Marion Bartoli of France.