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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 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

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

Tennis is an intense physical sport that burns a lot of calories. During the tennis season, it is very important to follow nutritional guidelines that will help an athlete to perform at their highest potential. 

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

USTA Long Island and its Tennis Service Representative Neil Thakur continued its mission to grow tennis within the community, hosting free events to give kids a chance to play tennis; many of whom are playing for the first time.

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 15, 2017

At the time this article will go to print, all USTA 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over and 65 &Over teams will have their schedules for the upcoming USTA League Season! The Mixed Playoff/Regional matches will be finishing up, and we want to take this opportunity to wish our teams...

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 second Long Island Tennis Challenge of the summer took place on the beautiful courts of The Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack on Saturday as players in five different divisions competed in the exciting round-robin draw on a hot summer afternoon.  

June 12, 2017

A great challenge for many coaches is organizing an effective practice plan that satisfies the needs of the strongest players without discouraging the weakest players.

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...

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

Can tennis strings physically hurt you and your tennis game? The answer is yes. Most tennis players attribute their arm injuries to their tennis rackets; however, this is only half true. 

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...

June 8, 2017

Thursday featured two women’s semifinals matches at the 2017 French Open, narrowing the field down to the final two to face each other for the Women’s Singles Championship. Coming into the French Open, the number three-seeded Simona Halep did not disappoint, advancing to her second...

June 7, 2017

Austria’s Dominic Thiem delivered an epic performance on Wednesday, knocking off defending champion Novak Djokovic 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-0 to reach the French Open semifinals.

June 7, 2017

Romania’s Simona Halep completed a remarkable comeback to reach the French Open semifinals on Wednesday, fighting back for a 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-0 win over fifth-seed Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.

June 6, 2017

Nicholas Cascio and the Total Concierge Services (TCS) team have been in the hospitality business for more than 20 years, having built relationships and clientele all around the world. Through mutual respect and many business concierge transactions, TCS has the capability of providing the most...

June 6, 2017

Timea Bacsinszky has moved on to the semifinals of the 2017 French Open, getting past Kristina Mladenovic Tuesday in stormy Paris. Steady rains stopped the match on two occasions, as Bacsinszky, the number 30 seed from Switzerland, was a 6-4, 6-4 winner over the hometown favorite Mladenovic, the...