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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.

March 24, 2017

During my career, I have had the privilege of competing and training with some of the best players of my era. Beginning when I was in juniors, my coach in Israel, Shlomo Zoreff, always encouraged me to befriend the top players in each international tournament and to try to get them to practice with me.

March 24, 2017

A substitute player joined our tennis group for the third week in a row. At a set break, he asked me, “Would you like to play better tennis?”

March 24, 2017

The Easter Bowl USTA Junior National Spring Championships Presented by Adidas will celebrate its 50th tournament starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 and running through Saturday, April 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden

March 23, 2017

With the boys high school season soon underway, we take a look at who to watch in the 2017 season and who is gunning for the top spot this year.

March 23, 2017

Remember the last time you turned on the lights? It’s a mindless activity, we do it all the time. When the lights go on, we don’t give it another thought. But, what about when the lights don’t go on? 

March 23, 2017

New Jersey’s Christina McHale advanced to the second round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, coming back from a set down to beat Germany’s Annika Beck 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-0.

March 21, 2017

It’s time to prep those courts for the spring and summer as we present the top court maintenance companies available to service your surface’s needs.

March 21, 2017

I treat a lot of tennis players with shoulder pain, usually from rotator cuff issues. My goal is always to get them back on the court quickly without drugs, injections or surgery—and to keep them there by avoiding re-injury. 

March 21, 2017

Ed Krass, former Edgemont High School student and tennis player, will return to his hometown area to host a One-On-One Doubles Tournament and live rockin’ blues concert event at the Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester, N.Y. on June 2-3.

March 21, 2017

The head of men’s tennis for USTA Player Development Jay Berger announced that he will be stepping down from his role in early June after serving in the position since it was created in 2008.

March 21, 2017

The third annual Finance Cup will take place on Saturday, April 1 on Fisher Island in Miami, Florida, as Team USA once again takes on Team Europe in this friendly yet heated competition, which brings together former professional and college tennis players currently working in the finance world.

March 20, 2017

Roger Federer won his fifth BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday, downing fellow Swiss star Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title.

March 17, 2017

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was set to face off against Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals on Thursday, but withdrew with food poisoning, he announced on social media just hours before he was scheduled to play.

March 17, 2017

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka outlasted Dominic Thiem of Austria at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Thursday night, advancing to the tournament’s semifinals with a thrilling 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(2) after a little more than two and a half hours.

March 16, 2017

Roger Federer defeated the fifth-seeded Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3, to advance to the quarterfinals in Indian Wells, Calif. 

March 16, 2017

As 2017 has arrived and 2016 is in our rearview mirror, it gives us a chance to reflect on what we want to accomplish this year as athletes.