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June 25, 2017

Mother Nature pushed the New York Beach Tennis (NYBT) Open back one day from Saturday to Sunday, but when Sunday came and the tournament was about to begin, the players couldn't have asked for a better atmosphere or conditions.  

June 23, 2017

World number 50 Daniel Evans of Great Britain held a brief press conference on Friday, where he read a prepared statement and took no questions, to announce that he had tested positive for cocaine during a drug test back in April.

June 23, 2017

CiCi Bellis is making her professional debut on grass at the Mallorca Open this week, but you wouldn’t know it by the way she has performed thus far. That outstanding play continued on Friday, as the 18-year old American moved into the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-2 drubbing of Kristyna Pliskova.

June 23, 2017

Har-Tru, LLC and NLS Lighting announced today that the two companies are teaming up to deliver NLS Lighting’s VUE fixture to the tennis industry.

June 22, 2017

American Coco Vandewghe knocked off fourth-seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain 6-1, 6-3 to reach the Aegon Classic quarterfinals on Thursday.

June 21, 2017

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka rallied back to win her first match back on tour, saving three match points to defeat Japan’s Risa Ozaki 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7) at the Mallorca Open in a match that began on Tuesday and was finished on Wednesday.

June 21, 2017

You wouldn’t take your expensive Ferrari out for a race without properly warming it up. So why when going out to do battle on the tennis court as a weekend warrior, unless of course, you are fortunate enough to be a tennis pro or an exercise trainer, don’t you properly warm up your precious machine, to maxmize the body’s power output?

June 20, 2017

World number one and defending champion Andy Murray was ousted from the Aegon Championships on Tuesday, as Australia’s Jordan Thompson pulled off the stunning 7-6(4), 6-2 upset.

June 20, 2017

I have been increasingly perplexed and frustrated by the current day professional tennis players who refuse to work their way in to the net.

June 20, 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity to be coached by world-renowned Emilio Sanchez and his team at Riverdale Tennis Center the week leading up to the U.S. Open this year!

June 20, 2017

World number one Andy Murray returned to his old stomping grounds at the Academia Sanchez-Casal in Barcelona recently to reminisce and visit with his old coaches and teachers, as well as give some advice and tips to the current students.

 

June 19, 2017

When they were just kids, Tennis Innovators’ Cesar and Juan Andrade came to the United States from Ecuador with their family, first settling in Malverne, Long Island before going to live in Queens.

June 19, 2017

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was forced to retire with an injury during his opening round match against American Donald Young at the Aegon Championships on Monday.

June 16, 2017

In today’s day and age, 99 percent of the players use a two-handed backhand and most players are playing a typical baseline style that is indicative of this era of high tech rackets with a power game that has ruled tennis over the past two decades.

June 15, 2017

The battle between the serve and return is a quintessential case of an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object, and this clash of styles has given us some epic matchups over the years.

June 15, 2017

We have all seen “It,” either as a player, coach or fan. The “It” I am referring to is a player in the throes of a slump. Maybe “It” is a tournament winless streak like Novak Djokovic is currently experiencing due to what he calls “personal issues.”

June 14, 2017

Germany’s Tommy Haas spoiled Roger Federer’s grass-court season debut on Wednesday, upsetting the Australian Open champion 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 in the Mercedes Cup second round.

June 13, 2017

The 29th Annual Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships was held at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning as once again the best tennis players from New York City’s public schools came together for the week-long tournament which is known as the largest scholastic tennis event in the United States.

June 12, 2017

We run programs for children as young as four, and the QuickStart programs are great in building skill sets essential for tennis players. However, one of the challenges in teaching tennis specific activities to groups of kids this young, is addressing the many differences in what they are individually capable of.

June 12, 2017

Rafael Nadal captured his tenth French Open title Sunday, further solidifying his moniker of “The King of Clay,” downing Stan Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. With the win, not only does Nadal become the first man or woman in the Open Era to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam, but he moves to second place on the all-time Grand Slam titles list.

June 9, 2017

Earlier this year, Sportime and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) announced that Patrick McEnroe would be joining their team as co-tennis director at its Randall’s Island location.

June 9, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi today announced the schedule of match-night promotions and themes for the upcoming 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis season. The promotional schedule features a special theme for all seven home matches to be played on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

June 9, 2017

Former champion Stan Wawrinka outlasted Andy Murray to reach the French Open final on Friday, fighting back to win 6-7(8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-1 in an epic semifinal clash.

June 8, 2017

I’m writing from the terrace of the players’ lounge at the Indian Wells event, where the view is incredible, and the desert mountains in the background resemble a postcard. Fernando Verdasco just finished his match, as the hot temperature reached its peak around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.