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Unseeded 22-year-old Sloane Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys, the number 15 seed, late Saturday afternoon 6-3, 6-0 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship, the first Grand Slam title of her career. With the win, Stephens becomes the lowest-ranked player to win the U...Read more
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The number 15-seed Madison Keys is headed to the U.S. Open Women’s Singles Finals, defeating fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour. Her opponent Saturday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be Sloane Stephens, who outlasted the number nine-seeded Venus...Read more
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The duo of Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands & Horia Tecau of Romania, seeded 12th, captured the 2017 U.S. Open Doubles Championship, a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 11th-seeded Spanish team of Feliciano Lopez & Marc Lopez Friday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium in just under 90 minutes. The win...Read more
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Player to Watch: Kyra Bergmann, Beacon (Credit all photos to Damion Reid/PSAL.org) Beacon will be out this season to defend its city title from a year ago, and continue a run that has seen it become a fixture in the PSAL finals. One of the players who was key to the team’s success last year and...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced the program to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Billie Jean King’s 1967 triple crown where she won the women’s singles, women’s doubles (with Rosie Casals) and mixed doubles (with Owen Davidson) championships. King’s singles triumph was...Read more
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Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning 1720 Crotona Avenue Bronx, N.Y. (718) 247-7420 ♦ CaryLeedsTennis.org CaryLeedsInfo@NYJTL.org The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning houses a two-story, 12,600-square foot clubhouse, educational spaces, and access to 20 courts (10 bubbled for...Read more
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Entering Wednesday’s men’s singles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, tennis fans were just two wins away from one of the most anticipated and long-awaited matches in the tournament’s history, as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s Flushing Meadows collision course was almost complete. The longtime...Read more
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Coco Vandweghe powered into the U.S. Open semifinals on Wednesday, downing current world number one and last year’s runner-up Karolina Pliskova 7-6(4), 6-3 to become the third American in the final four in Flushing Meadows. “Let’s make it four for four,” she said to ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi after her win...Read more
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Emilio Sanchez, the three-time Grand Slam doubles champion and CEO and Founder of Academia Sanchez-Casal, hosted clinics over the course of two-days for both junior and adult players at the Riverdale Tennis Center in the Bronx. “It was a great experience to coach this group of talented players at...Read more
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Entering the first half of Tuesday’s quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, there was a possibility that the four semifinalists in the women’s singles draw could all hail from the United States. Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams delivered on their end, each winning their respective quarterfinal showdowns...Read more
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Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta advanced to the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career on Tuesday, ending the improbable run of Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “It was a very good, very special match for me,” the Spaniard said. “I’m very excited to be in the...Read more
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Individual tickets and VIP packages for the New York Open, an ATP World Tour 250 tournament, formerly the Memphis Open, go on sale Friday, August 25 at 10 a.m. and are available at special early bird pricing until Sunday, September 10. NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on...Read more
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Players from more than 23 different countries descended onto The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills for the sixth annual "Little Mo" Internationals. The sixth annual “Little Mo” Internationals hit the courts of The West Side Tennis Club once again this past summer. Some of the top junior tennis...Read more
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The USTA announced on Monday that it has donated $500,000 as part of its initial contributions toward immediate Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, with additional funds to come from on-site fundraising at the US Open – including efforts involving five-time US Open champion Jimmy Connors – and future...Read more
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New York loves Juan Martin del Potro (pictured above) and he needed them more than ever on Monday evening at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Battling against eighth-seed Dominic Thiem of Austria for a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2017 U.S. Open, Del Potro looked lifeless,...Read more