A Fresh Meadows tennis player is closing in on a spot in the US Open later this year, but she’ll have to fight her way in.
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Benjamin Cardozo junior tennis player Sabrina Xiong became a two-time PSAL individual champion after defeating Stefani Lineva of Forest Hills High School on Wednesday at the National Tennis Center.
Fitness expert and “Biggest Loser” star Bob Harper served up some fun for children at the US Open. Harper played tennis with young players on Saturday, August 31, after helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announce a new coalition to get kids active and healthy through sports. The tennis association is partnering with 20 [...]
First lady Michelle Obama headlined a star-studded 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on August 24 to kick off the US Open and send a message of being healthy and staying active. As part of her “Let’s Move!” campaign, Obama spoke at the event to encourage children to strive towards their goals, whether it’s in sports, education [...]
Updated Thursday, August 15 Tennis fans may no longer have to suffer when it rains during the U.S. Open. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) officially announced on Thursday that it will construct a retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the central court in the Grand Slam tournament, as a part of sweeping $550 million [...]
Heat Brings Outages, Voltage Reductions To Some; Fun To Others The second day of near-triple-digit temperatures brought power outages and voltage reductions to thousands across the city. As of 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Con Edison is reporting more than 2,500 outages across the five boroughs. 1,019 of those outages are in Brooklyn, while 906 are [...]
Prospective development at the home of the US Open could mean an ace for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Queens. Members of the USTA and borough officials served up information about the upcoming plans, set to begin in the fall of 2013, at a meeting on Thursday, June 14 at the Tennis Center [...]