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August 22, 2017

Long Island will once again play host to professional tennis when the New York Open makes its debut at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February of 2018. Thanks to the partnership between GF Sports LLC and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the famous Memphis Open has found a new home in Nassau County.

August 22, 2017

The United States Tennis Association announced on Monday that US Open Fan Week will kick off on Tuesday, August 22 consisting of a series of free events taking place both at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in Flushing, the home of the US Open, and at the historic Seaport District NYC, in Manhattan.

August 22, 2017

Victoria Azarenka announced on Monday that she has withdrawn from the 2017 U.S. Open.

August 21, 2017

The USTA today announced the names of 12 vocalists, ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs during the night sessions of the 2017 US Open and at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s US Open features talent from throughout the New York metropolitan area, as well as from Arizona, Florida and Hawaii.

August 21, 2017

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza each captured the singles titles at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.

August 18, 2017

Australia’s Samantha Stosur has withdrawn from the U.S. Open, citing a lingering right hand injury.

August 17, 2017

This is a public service announcement for all doubles players and aspiring doubles players! There is a pervasive epidemic throughout the tennis community. It is called “Owling” and it must be stopped NOW!

August 17, 2017

The USTA announced that NCAA singles champions Brienne Minor and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, along with top prospects Christopher Eubanks and Francesca Di Lorenzo, lead the group of top American collegiate players selected to play in the fourth annual American Collegiate Invitational at the 2017 US Open

August 16, 2017

Former U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist during practice, the Japan native announced on Wednesday.

August 16, 2017

SPORTIME Randall’s Island and the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) will host tryouts for children ages 6 to 12 who are interested in attending the John McEnroe Tennis Academy's instructional program at the SPORTIME/JMTA Randall’s Island tennis center complex.

August 15, 2017

The USTA today announced that rising young Americans Taylor Fritz, Bjorn Fratangelo, Christopher Eubanks, 2017 NCAA singles champion Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, 2017 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Patrick Kypson and US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Tommy Paul have been awarded men’s singles main draw wild cards into the 2017 US Open.

August 15, 2017

The USTA today announced that former US Open singles champion Maria Sharapova, young American Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls’ champion Kayla Day, 2017 US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Sofia Kenin, 2017 USTA Girls’ 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and 2017 NCAA singles champion Brienne Minor have been awarded women’s singles main draw wild cards into the 2017 US Open.

August 11, 2017

Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends will participate in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 26.

August 10, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced a series of in-game innovations that will be implemented across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open.  

August 10, 2017

Teaching pros and students from the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills put on an exciting exhibition of court skills for the National Night Out Against Crime, a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships.

August 9, 2017

World number one Andy Murray withdrew from next week’s Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, citing a hip injury.

August 7, 2017

The ineffable state known as “The Zone” is the Holy Grail of sports. Every athlete seeks it. Any athlete who has played in the zone remembers the ease, joy and satisfaction of finding this special place.

August 7, 2017

The United States Tennis Association today announced the first-ever “US Open Experience,” a two-day event that will take place in New York’s historic Seaport District NYC, located in the southern tip of Manhattan.

August 4, 2017

We’ve all been waiting for summer, and now that it’s finally here, we can enjoy playing tennis outdoors! Many would argue that tennis is made to be played outdoors. However, playing outdoors has both its benefits and challenges. 

August 4, 2017

The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is an initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA). The League is divided into three levels of play, Intermediate (3.0-3.5), Advanced Intermediate (4.0) and Advanced (4.5+).

August 4, 2017

There will be a new winner crowned this year in Flushing Meadows. Defending U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka will miss the remainder of 2017 with a knee injury. The fourth-ranked Wawrinka finishes the 2017 season with a 26-11 record.

August 3, 2017

Every athlete wants to achieve good results, but we have to be aware that good results don’t automatically happen because we spend hours and hours training on the court, in weight rooms or sharpening our mental training. The hours you spend have to be productive.

August 2, 2017

Being a tennis coach for 20-plus years has taught me much about the game and about life. It is an ongoing learning experience … one that never ends as each new student is different and teaches you something new about the game.

August 2, 2017

Need a quick summer read that will put a smile on your face? Thinking of a gift for a team captain? Don’t spend $20 on a gift card. You’ll find that Ode to Tennis (2017, Wild Creek Publishing Group, $9.95) by Barbara Wyatt with illustrations by Mario Barrera, might just fit the bill.