Articles

June 1, 2017

Here is the big question: How can we expect players to do something as complicated as serving when they cannot throw and release a ball directly out of their hand? In this article, I am going to stress the importance of the grip and a throwing release as central principles to a great serve.

June 1, 2017

I hate saying it about a sport that I care deeply about that is in my blood, but I’ll say it anyway. The tournament setting for a 12 & Under or a 10 & Under child can be cold, freezing, unattractive and downright unappealing. I have long maintained that the lobby of a 10 &...

May 31, 2017

I cannot wait for summer tennis! I love all of it … from hard courts to clay courts with all the heat and humidity. The entire country has tennis action for all levels and the courts are packed!

May 31, 2017

In the summer, people across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons. When the hot weather arrives, hoards of people leave Manhattan for the luxury confines of The Hamptons where they can enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor...

May 30, 2017

It hasn’t been the best start to the 2017 French Open for Americans, but John Isner and Madison Keys both advanced to the second round at Roland Garros on Tuesday.

May 29, 2017

Syosset won their third straight Nassau County championship last week, and on Friday afternoon, finally got its opportunity to compete for a Long Island championship in the USTA Long Island Executive Cup at The Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack.

May 26, 2017

Last year, 22-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza became a household name by defeating Serena Williams to win the French Open title, becoming the first woman from Spain to win a major title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the last of her four Grand Slam titles on the same Roland Garros clay.

May 26, 2017

It has been three years since Rafael Nadal hoisted the winning trophy on the clay courts of Roland Garros, but the 2017 version of the King of Clay is out to snap that streak and reclaim his throne.

May 26, 2017

The second major of the year gets underway as the biggest stars in the sport converge on Roland Garros seeking Grand Slam glory.

May 26, 2017

Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova will return to professional tennis at the French open, she announced in a press conference in Paris on Friday.

May 24, 2017

On Tuesday, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that Spanish duo Sergio Casal and Emilio Sanchez will receive the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for their services to the game as players and coaches. 

May 24, 2017

In Syosset’s two regular season victories over Roslyn this season, the tandem of Zach Chan and Josh Antell came up short in both of their respective fourth doubles matches, including a blowout loss at Roslyn.

May 23, 2017

USTA Eastern has hit the ground running in 2017. With a strong strategic vision and focused leadership, the organization is poised for success.

May 23, 2017

Daniel Pellerito, who trains out of Sportime Syosset, captured the title at the Greensboro March Top 16, a National Level 3 tournament in Greensboro, N.C.

May 22, 2017

The 2017 Long Island Tennis Magazine Summer Series got underway on Saturday afternoon as the first installment of this year’s Long Island Tennis Challenge took place at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn.

May 22, 2017

A closer look at the area’s top tennis equipment and apparel providers, including Grand Slam Tennis, High Country Ski & Tennis, PGA Tour Superstore, Set Point Tennis, Tennis East and TopSpin Tennis & Fitness.

 

May 22, 2017

For the third consecutive year, Plainview JFK’s Yuval Solomon proved to be the most dominant singles player in Nassau County, winning the singles title for the third time in a row with a 6-0, 6-0 win over New Hyde Park’s Peter Siozios on Sunday afternoon at Oceanside High School.

May 19, 2017

I decided to read a tennis book to improve my game, and complement my practices in drills and lessons with instructors. But let’s face it … I need more than a book, I need a library.

May 19, 2017

The Hamlet Golf and Country Club is proud to have been named the USTA 2017 Private Club of the Year. With such a rich tennis history, it is exciting to once again be acknowledged for a sport that is so important to this Golf and Country Club.

May 18, 2017

For the second consecutive season, the Nassau County championship will be played between the Syosset Braves and Roslyn Bulldogs after both teams won their respective semifinal matches on Wednesday afternoon.

May 18, 2017

Half Hollow Hills West had been on top of Suffolk County tennis for the last two seasons, defeating rival Hills East in the county final in back to back seasons. The Thunderbirds would not be denied a third straight time, however, and reclaimed the Suffolk crown with a 5-2 victory on...

May 17, 2017

Oracle Corp., in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), announced it is strengthening its ongoing commitment to collegiate tennis with the creation of the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships at Indian Wells.

May 17, 2017

The Syosset Braves pushed its winning streak to 49 matches on Tuesday, moving past Manhasset 7-0 in a Nassau County quarterfinal.

May 16, 2017

The Federation Francaise Tennis (FFT) announced the wild cards for the 2017 French Open live on Facebook on Tuesday, and one big name was left off of that list.