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Two women fist pump at the US Open
Nina Pantic

US Open Preview: Gauff Favored to Top Sabalenka in 2023 Final

At 19, Coco Gauff is the youngest US Open finalist since Serena Williams in 1999, but can she overcome a red-hot Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday?

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Nina Pantic

US Open Preview: Gauff Favored to Top Sabalenka in 2023 Final

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At 19, Coco Gauff is the youngest US Open finalist since Serena Williams in 1999, but can she overcome a red-hot Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday?

Photo of Novak Djokovic celebrating a big point at the 2023 US Open tennis championships in New York.
UT Staff

2023 US Open SF Preview: Djokovic Looks To Avoid Shelton Stunner; Alcaraz Faces Medvedev

The men’s semifinals take over on Friday at the 2023 US Open, with second seed Novak Djokovic aiming to reach his 10th US Open final against unseeded Ben Shelton. Defending...

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UT Staff

2023 US Open SF Preview: Djokovic Looks To Avoid Shelton Stunner; Alcaraz Faces Medvedev

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The men’s semifinals take over on Friday at the 2023 US Open, with second seed Novak Djokovic aiming to reach his 10th US Open final against unseeded Ben Shelton. Defending...

US Open Semifinal Preview: Gauff vs. Muchova, Sabalenka vs. Keys
Nina Pantic

US Open Semifinal Preview: Gauff vs. Muchova, Sabalenka vs. Keys

Universal Tennis INSIGHTS favorite Coco Gauff will battle for a final place in the US Open on Thursday when she takes on Karolina Muchova. The second semifinal of the night will...

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Nina Pantic

US Open Semifinal Preview: Gauff vs. Muchova, Sabalenka vs. Keys

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Universal Tennis INSIGHTS favorite Coco Gauff will battle for a final place in the US Open on Thursday when she takes on Karolina Muchova. The second semifinal of the night will...

Spain's Carlos Alcaraz celebrates a big point at the 2023 US Open.
UT Staff

2023 US Open Preview: Alcaraz and Keys Look For Semifinal Berths

After a historic and memorable evening in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday evening, the final batch of 2023 US Open quarterfinal contestants head into Wednesday to try to outdo their...

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UT Staff

2023 US Open Preview: Alcaraz and Keys Look For Semifinal Berths

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After a historic and memorable evening in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday evening, the final batch of 2023 US Open quarterfinal contestants head into Wednesday to try to outdo their...

Shelton Soars into US Open Semifinals
Nina Pantic

Shelton Soars into US Open Semifinals

Ben Shelton's first taste of pro tennis came on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in 2021, before he won the NCAA title and went on to reach the US...

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Nina Pantic

Shelton Soars into US Open Semifinals

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Ben Shelton's first taste of pro tennis came on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in 2021, before he won the NCAA title and went on to reach the US...

2023 US Open Preview: Djokovic and Tiafoe in Quarterfinal Action
UT Staff

2023 US Open Preview: Djokovic and Tiafoe in Quarterfinal Action

Quarterfinal Tuesday is here at the 2023 US Open, and some of the game’s biggest names will be in action, including 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and American Coco...

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UT Staff

2023 US Open Preview: Djokovic and Tiafoe in Quarterfinal Action

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Quarterfinal Tuesday is here at the 2023 US Open, and some of the game’s biggest names will be in action, including 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and American Coco...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour August Recap: Events Hosted at U.S. Colleges and Australia
UT Staff

UTR Pro Tennis Tour August Recap: Events Hosted at U.S. Colleges and Australia

August was one of the busiest months of the year on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT). Universal Tennis helped host 22 events in 12 cities around the world. Each...

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UT Staff

UTR Pro Tennis Tour August Recap: Events Hosted at U.S. Colleges and Australia

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August was one of the busiest months of the year on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT). Universal Tennis helped host 22 events in 12 cities around the world. Each...

Hurd Award Winner Peyton Stearns Reaches Fourth Round of US Open
UT Staff

Hurd Award Winner Peyton Stearns Reaches Fourth Round of US Open

Just over a year ago, Peyton Stearns was winning the team and individual NCAA championship while wrapping up her sophomore year at the University of Texas. Now she’s set to...

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UT Staff

Hurd Award Winner Peyton Stearns Reaches Fourth Round of US Open

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Just over a year ago, Peyton Stearns was winning the team and individual NCAA championship while wrapping up her sophomore year at the University of Texas. Now she’s set to...

Lake Las Vegas Sports Club Takes Tennis Success into Pickleball
Nallelie Vega

Lake Las Vegas Sports Club Takes Tennis Success into Pickleball

Lake Las Vegas Sports Club has seen a huge rise in pickleball since opening in 2017. The club started off with a strong tennis presence, but lately, players want more...

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Nallelie Vega

Lake Las Vegas Sports Club Takes Tennis Success into Pickleball

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Lake Las Vegas Sports Club has seen a huge rise in pickleball since opening in 2017. The club started off with a strong tennis presence, but lately, players want more...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Talent Features in US Open Main Draw
Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Talent Features in US Open Main Draw

This year’s US Open field is loaded with UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) talent. Three men’s wild cards have all competed on the PTT to hone their games for the...

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Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Talent Features in US Open Main Draw

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This year’s US Open field is loaded with UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) talent. Three men’s wild cards have all competed on the PTT to hone their games for the...

Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic smile together after the 2023 Cincy tennis final
UT Staff

US Open INSIGHTS Men's Preview: Alcaraz, Djokovic Lead Favorites

Universal Tennis previews the 2023 US Open men’s draw: the favorites (Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz), the dark horses, and the sleeper picks to do well at the season’s final...

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UT Staff

US Open INSIGHTS Men's Preview: Alcaraz, Djokovic Lead Favorites

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Universal Tennis previews the 2023 US Open men’s draw: the favorites (Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz), the dark horses, and the sleeper picks to do well at the season’s final...

Young female tennis player raises fist pump
Nina Pantic

US Open INSIGHTS Women's Preview: Gauff, Swiatek Ready for New York

Coco Gauff has emerged as the hottest player on tour after the hard-court swing this summer — is the US Open hers for the taking? Not if Jessica Pegula, Aryna...

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Nina Pantic

US Open INSIGHTS Women's Preview: Gauff, Swiatek Ready for New York

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Coco Gauff has emerged as the hottest player on tour after the hard-court swing this summer — is the US Open hers for the taking? Not if Jessica Pegula, Aryna...

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works
UTR Sports

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works

Earlier this year, UTR Sports (formerly Universal Tennis) introduced the first-ever color ball rating for 12-and-under players who play red, orange, and green ball. The CBR Rating (Color Ball Rating)...

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UTR Sports

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works

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Earlier this year, UTR Sports (formerly Universal Tennis) introduced the first-ever color ball rating for 12-and-under players who play red, orange, and green ball. The CBR Rating (Color Ball Rating)...

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career
Nina Pantic

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career

The 34-year-old Croatian is juggling his office job, ATP schedule, and UTR Pro Tennis Tour events.

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Nina Pantic

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career

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The 34-year-old Croatian is juggling his office job, ATP schedule, and UTR Pro Tennis Tour events.

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating
Nallelie Vega

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating

4 min read Voyager Tennis Academy was one of Australia's earliest adopters of the UTR Rating and has not looked back. With 12 locations across Sydney and two in Singapore,...

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Nallelie Vega

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating

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4 min read Voyager Tennis Academy was one of Australia's earliest adopters of the UTR Rating and has not looked back. With 12 locations across Sydney and two in Singapore,...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan
Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan

3 min read In five countries worldwide, 18 champions were crowned on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in July. The biggest news was two-time PTT champion's Alex Michelsen's breakthrough...

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Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan

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3 min read In five countries worldwide, 18 champions were crowned on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in July. The biggest news was two-time PTT champion's Alex Michelsen's breakthrough...

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego
Universal Tennis

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego

4 min read The 2023 Universal Tennis JNP Nationals took place in San Diego on July 28-30, featuring 18U boys and girls divisions. Players from all over the nation traveled...

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Universal Tennis

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego

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4 min read The 2023 Universal Tennis JNP Nationals took place in San Diego on July 28-30, featuring 18U boys and girls divisions. Players from all over the nation traveled...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport
Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport

4 min read It’s been a memorable summer for 18-year-old Alex Michelsen (UTR Rating 14.96). The teenager, who has plans to start at the University of Georgia this fall, reached...

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Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport

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4 min read It’s been a memorable summer for 18-year-old Alex Michelsen (UTR Rating 14.96). The teenager, who has plans to start at the University of Georgia this fall, reached...

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS
Nina Pantic

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS

4 min read Finals weekend at Wimbledon was one for the ages as Carlos Alcaraz and Marketa Vondrousova emerged as the 2023 champions. Both new superstars won Wimbledon for the...

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Nina Pantic

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS

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4 min read Finals weekend at Wimbledon was one for the ages as Carlos Alcaraz and Marketa Vondrousova emerged as the 2023 champions. Both new superstars won Wimbledon for the...

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final
Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final

4 min read The match we’ve all been waiting for, again: 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic against ATP world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon men’s singles final...

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Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final

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4 min read The match we’ve all been waiting for, again: 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic against ATP world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon men’s singles final...

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line
Nina Pantic

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev
Jonathon Braden

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Jonathon Braden

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur
Jonathon Braden

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Jonathon Braden

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina
Nina Pantic

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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