August 26 to September 9, 2013
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FPP (Fantastic Points Played!)
Check out this fantastic point between Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic during the 2013 US Open! Rallying 54 shots between them, Nadal doesn't win the point, but he goes on to win the championship!
Check out Andy Murray's New Book
Andy Murray has a new book, Seventy-Seven, and it hits bookstores on November 7. "The book takes you on a personal journey through his career, focusing on the last two dramatic years, he shares his thoughts on the pivotal moments of his playing career and allows a glimpse into his world - his intense training regime, his close-knit team and his mental and physical battle to get to the top." Click here to read an excerpt from his new book that speaks to his Olympic run.
James Blake Announces Retirement
“No real surprise here. This is my last tournament,” the 33-year-old American said on Day 1 of the US Open. “I have had 14 pretty darn good years on tour, loved every minute of it, and I definitely couldn’t have asked for a better career.”
Watch the 2012 Men's US Open Final:
Relive all the action during the 2012 Men's Final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. [ more ]
US Open "It Must Be Love" video
NorthEast Tennis Central
Who doesn’t want to be faster on the tennis court, have more power and move like a cat on the court? We all strive to become the best player we can be, but are you exercising properly to improve your tennis? [ more ]
Underrated, underused and certainly under appreciated. Why is it that the lob is the derelict of all tennis shots? Let's talk about using the lob as an effective means of winning points against opponents that like to play at the net. [ more ]
Stress is a very common problem that affects us all at some point in our lives. What stresses you out? Let's focus on managing or coping with stress to improve your mental and physical well being - and your tennis game. [ more ]
Ever hit a ball and you think it will be a good shot, only for it to wind up in the net or sailing wide? Then, do you look at your racquet head? Next time try looking at your feet. [ more ]