Podcast: Tournament director Joe Ceriello on the Bronx Open
"We are the largest youth tennis and education nonprofit in the nation. That's our daily work. Now the NYJTL Bronx Open is the ultimate aspirational event for our kids." This week's Podcast episode features NYJTL Bronx Open tournament director Joe Ceriello, alongside podcast co-hosts Nina Pantic and Irina Falconi.  Across... Read more
2009 champ del Potro out of US Open because of right knee
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 champion, has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because he is still recovering from surgery on his right knee. The 12th-ranked del Potro fractured his kneecap for the second time in less than a year while playing at grass-court... Read more
Three-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Peter McNamara, who won three Grand Slam doubles titles with fellow Australian Paul McNamee and reached a career-high No. 7 in singles, has died. He was 64. His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend... Read more
serena williams sofia kenin 2019 roland garros french open third round Podcast: Gigi Fernandez on transitioning to the real world
"Back then, 33 seemed like I was ancient. I did not know what I was going to do and it was a really difficult transition. I struggled a lot for a lot of years trying to do different things that were not in the tennis world. Finally, I just decided... Read more
Texas men, Stanford women claim 2019 NCAA team titles
Through a long season of adversity and perseverance, the Texas Longhorns men’s tennis team showed their willpower by capturing their first NCAA title with a 4-1 win over defending national champion Wake Forest. The Longhorns’ journey to claiming the championship was nothing short of challenging, and extraordinary. Former head coach Michael Center was... Read more
Maria Sharapova out of French Open, citing right shoulder
Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the year’s second Grand Slam tournament on Tuesday because of her surgically repaired right shoulder. Sharapova announced her withdrawal on Instagram. “Sometimes the right decisions aren’t always the easiest ones,” she wrote. She said she has returned to practice and... Read more Podcast: WTT CEO Carlos Silva on innovating the game
"If you can’t make a little bit of noise, you’re going to be forgotten. I didn’t join WTT to be forgotten, I joined so that I could help take the 40+ years that it's been around and now grow it into the next era." World TeamTennis (WTT) CEO Carlos... Read more
Chanda Rubin honored by Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program
NEW YORK—On a cloudy night in Manhattan, no stars could be seen in the dark sky. Tourists searching for Polaris to find their way uptown were out of luck. The stars were there, of course, but if you wanted to see one on this overcast evening, you needed to go inside, to Gotham... Read more
Matchmaking: Tennis’s Sloane Stephens, soccer’s Jozy Altidore engaged
Talk about matchmaking: 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. Both tweeted the news Monday, posting a photo and brief message. Hers said: "Forever yes." His said: "Forever starts now." In addition to winning a Grand Slam title 1½ years ago, Stephens was... Read more