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March 1, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi today announced International Tennis Hall of Famer and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Gigi Fernandez as head coach for the second-year franchise that will play on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

March 1, 2017

Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division I National Team Rankings on Tuesday, and there's a new No. 1-ranked team on the men's side.

February 28, 2017

With an exciting blend of Live Rockin' Blues and Serve-and-Volley Tennis, Suntree Country Club in Melbourne, Fl. hosted their first annual $2000 One-On-One Doubles Shootout this past Saturday.

February 27, 2017

It was a busy weekend across the ATP and WTA Tours with many big-time tournaments taking place across the world. Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina is the first player from her country to crack the top 10 of the WTA Tour, and she did so by winning the biggest title of her career on Saturday, winning the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Caroline Wozniacki.

February 24, 2017

Still rounding himself back into form after a long layoff, Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro showed some signs of rust in his second round match at the Delray Beach Open on Thursday, but hung on to defeat Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia-Herzegovina 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals.

February 23, 2017

The annual BNP Paribas Showdown has a rich history of junior matches featuring some of the world’s best young tennis talent. This year Zane Khan will take on Nathan Han in an opening match presented by HEAD Penn Racquet Sports at Madison Square Garden on March 6, it was announced today.

February 22, 2017

American teenager CiCi Bellis notched the biggest win of her young and promising career on Wednesday, defeating fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to reach the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships quarterfinals.

February 22, 2017

Top-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic powered his way into the Delray Beach Open second round on Tuesday, blowing past American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4.

February 21, 2017

Virginia defeated Ohio State 4-1 in the 2017 ITA Division I National Men’s Team Indoor Championships on Monday afternoon. 

February 20, 2017

Delray Beach 2011 champion Juan Martin del Potro and 2012 champion Kevin Anderson will square off in the first round of the 2017 Delray Beach Open, giving the tournament a prime-time first-round match-up on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

February 20, 2017

American Ryan Harrison captured the first ATP World Tour title of his career over the weekend, downing Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-4 to win the Memphis Open title on Sunday.

February 20, 2017

The Columbia men’s tennis team won all three of its weekend matches at the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships at Princeton University, culminating in a 4-1 victory over Cornell on Sunday to win its first ECAC Championship since 2014.

February 16, 2017

The New York Empire presented by Citi have selected Mylan World TeamTennis veteran and ATP World Tour No. 23-ranked John Isner, top WTA Tour player Eugenie Bouchard and longtime former ATP Tour veteran Mardy Fish as its marquee players for the 2017 summer season.

February 16, 2017

Jack Sock, the top-ranked American on the ATP World Tour, is also the top selection in the 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis Marquee Draft. 

February 16, 2017

By now, most tennis fans know about the promised date that Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard had with a Twitter fan after the New England Patriots completed its comeback against the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl.

February 15, 2017

How many times have you tried to resist the last chocolate chip cookie on the plate and succumbed to your craving? Or, how many times have you tried to resist the scoop of ice cream that has your name on it and ended up with a triple scoop sundae when you are clearly determined to reduce some weight.

February 15, 2017

With the demands of the sport, it is common to see tennis players dealing with anxiety, stress, and overwhelming complications that take place in the mind. The mental aspect of the game is sometimes even more important and critical to look at than the physical.

February 14, 2017

Over the past 12 years, I have been very interested in understanding performance differences in tennis coaches and their standards. Some are recreational coaches, some are assistants, some are head tennis pros … all the way to tennis directors and everything in between. 

February 13, 2017

The United States defeated Germany 4-0 in Fed Cup play over the weekend at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Maui, Hawaii, booking a spot in the semifinals.

February 13, 2017

Local New Yorkers Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb were on the other side of the world this past week, and both of them are coming home with singles titles at the Launceston International over the weekend.

February 10, 2017

Noah Rubin just wrapped up his first full year as a professional tennis player and, as the Long Island native will admit, it was an up and down season, but he is chomping at the bit to get back onto the court in 2017.

February 10, 2017

Facing McEnroe takes an inside look at one of the most unique champions in modern tennis, John McEnroe.  Written and compiled by Mark “Scoop” Malinowski, the book is composed of exclusive interviews with over 60 players who discuss their memories and experiences of what it's like to compete against the former Wimbledon, US Open and Davis Cup champion John McEnroe.   

February 9, 2017

In the November/December 2016 edition of New York Tennis Magazine, I discussed the four options players have when facing a determined cheater. In Part II, I will explore some specific actions and plans that players can take to help ameliorate the cheater's negative impact.

February 8, 2017

For 76 weeks, Andy Murray took a backseat to Novak Djokovic in the ATP Men’s Singles World Tour Rankings. But the Briton ever so slightly trimmed away at the deficit and it all culminated just a couple of months ago, when he finally leapfrogged Djokovic, becoming the 26th player to reach the top spot and ending Djokovic’s 122 consecutive week reign.