The Roslyn Bulldogs improved to 8-1 on the season as it used its doubles play to beat Cold Spring Harbor 4-3 in a key Conference I mid-season showdown.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Roslyn Bulldogs improved to 8-1 on the season as it used its doubles play to beat Cold Spring Harbor 4-3 in a key Conference I mid-season showdown. Roslyn was led by the play of its four doubles tandems, who each won their respective matches in straight sets. Jordan Bernstein and Jacob Zucker...Read more
Preet Rajpal clinched Syosset's 60th straight win with a victory at third singles.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Hicksville improved to 4-3 on the season with a 5-2 victory over Clarke on Monday afternoon. Hicksville was led by its singles play as it took two of the three flights. Ayush Jha won 6-3, 6-2 over Henry Qi 6-3, 6-2 at first singles, while Navneet Lingala notched a 6-4, 7-6(5) victory over David...Read more
Jay Harris, JMTA College Recruiting Combine Director, talks to players before the coaches panel at least year's combine.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sportime Randall's Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) will be hosting the 3rd Annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine from Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, June 24 . Long Island Tennis Magazine sat down with Jay Harris, the combine's Director and the Director of Tennis at Sportime...Read more
Great Neck North defeated Manhasset 5-2 in a Nassau County Conference I showdown this past weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Neck North defeated Manhasset 5-2 in a Nassau County Conference I showdown this past weekend. Damien Chafe sealed the Great Neck North victory with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 victory over Manhasset’s Richard Kelly. The Blazers would win all four of the doubles flights to round out the scoring. The...Read more
The Queens College men’s tennis team captured the East Coast Conference (ECC) championship for the second straight year by defeated the New York Institute of Technology this past weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Queens College men’s tennis team captured the East Coast Conference (ECC) championship for the second straight year by defeated the New York Institute of Technology this past weekend. The Knights got off to a fast start by winning the three doubles flights, led by Gabriel Mendez and Lucas...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
One of the many benefits of lecturing is that one always learns a great deal in the process. Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be invited by Long Island Tennis Magazine to participate in a panel discussion at the New York Tennis. The topic was “Taking Your Game to the Next Level,” and I...Read more
The defending Suffolk County champion Half Hollow Hills East defeated Commack 4-3 in a huge mid-season Suffolk League 1 matchup on Wednesday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The defending Suffolk County champion Half Hollow Hills East defeated Commack 4-3 in a huge mid-season Suffolk League 1 matchup on Wednesday afternoon. In a battle between two of the county’s top teams, the match was tightly-contested throughout with the teams trading punches all afternoon long...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more
The St. John’s women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. John’s women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday afternoon. The Red Storm dropped just one match on the afternoon, at second doubles, but would win first and third doubles to secure the doubles point. In singles play, Olaya Inclan...Read more
Following a defeat to Syosset on Friday which snapped an undefeated season, the Roslyn Bulldogs got back into the win column on Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over fellow Nassau Conference I foe Port Washington.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following a defeat to Syosset on Friday which snapped an undefeated season, the Roslyn Bulldogs got back into the win column on Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over fellow Nassau Conference I foe Port Washington. Roslyn was led by its doubles teams, who won all four doubles flights to anchor...Read more
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year. “It means a lot [to win] here. This is one of the best tournaments of the year,”...Read more
Syosset improved to 4-0 in the season with a 7-0 victory over Roslyn in Nassau Conference I
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Friday afternoon played host to a thrilling Nassau II-B showdown as the Massapequa Chiefs fought back to beat the previously undefeated Cyclones of South Side 4-3 at Hempstead Lake State Park. In what was the first nice weather day of the spring season, Massapequa and South Side battled for nearly...Read more
Bernarda Pera serves during a 2017 U.S. Open qualifying draw match. Serve clocks, which were instituted for the qualifying draw last year, will now be in all U.S. Open main draw matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open announced it will have a 25-second serve clock on all of its courts during the main draw this year. The serve clock is a way for the tournament to enforce time limits between points in order to increase the pace of play. “We would like to keep the pace of play moving,” USTA spokesman...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Current world number 13 Novak Djokovic of Serbia has announced that he has ended his coaching partnerships with both Radek Stepanek and Andre Agassi. A statement posted on Djokovic’s official Web site read: “After Miami, Novak Djokovic and his tennis coach Radek Stepanek decided to end their...Read more