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January 1, 2009

Proudly representing the Association of Tennis Professionals, Merrick, N.Y.-native Scott Lipsky recently took a break from giving opponents service ace-induced whiplash and enlightened Long Island Tennis Magazine on the man behind the racket.

January 1, 2009
As the assistant coach of men’s and women’s tennis at Hofstra University, I had the pleasure of starting the team off this year, but was truly happy when our athletic director hired a new head coach, Amanda Foukas. The team has been truly impressed with Coach Foukas, as she has great plans for both...
January 1, 2009
League tennis continues to grow on Long Island, with more than 4,000 players on men’s and women’s adult teams, men’s and women’s Master’s (over 50) and Grand Master (over 60) teams, as well as mixed-doubles teams.
January 1, 2009
Stephen Peng is the most improved junior player coming out of the Glen Head Racquet Club’s ALPS tennis program. Prior to joining the ALPS program, Stephen had never received more than one game in any United States Tennis Association junior match. As of September 2008 after playing in the ALPS...
January 1, 2009

In 1975 at the age of two, Phil Stevanovic, a construction manager who builds airports in the metropolitan area, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, a degenerative genetic disease that affect the lungs and digestive systems. At the time, doctors told him he wouldn’t live past 18 years of...

January 1, 2009

Should I play on my high school varsity tennis team? Should I play USTA Regional, Sectional and National tournaments? Should I try to do both?

January 1, 2009
Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournaments For nearly 30 years, the Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournaments have been played on Long Island. The impetus of this effort began with the work of a very nice and charitable man by the name of Matt Swit of Amityville, N.Y. Matt used to be a marathon runner who...
January 1, 2009

Long Island Tennis Magazine recently had the opportunity to chat with Jenna Poczic and Jennifer Colton of the 8th grade girls tennis team from Thompson Middle School in Syosset, N.Y. Jenna and Jennifer shared their insights on the sport of tennis and took a look forward to their future in the...