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November 15, 2016

The Long Island tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, Long Island Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the...

November 15, 2016

Austria’s Dominic Thiem won his first career match at the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday, hanging on to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 to improve to 1-1 in round-robin play in the Ivan Lendl Group at the O2 Arena in London.

November 14, 2016

The round-robin play in the John McEnroe group at the ATP World Tour Finals in London got underway on Monday, and Japan’s Kei Nishikori won the day’s first match with an impressive 6-2, 6-3 win over Stan Wawrinka at The O2.

November 14, 2016

The Czech Republic won its fifth Fed Cup title in the last six years over the weekend, as Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova won the deciding fifth rubber match, downing France’s Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-5 to clinch the 3-2 overall victory for the Czechs.

November 11, 2016

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka captured the third Grand Slam of his career in Flushing Meadows, downing Novak Djokovic 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in the finals of the 2016 U.S. Open, but Stan the Man wasn’t as calm and collective heading into that match as one may have thought. 

November 11, 2016

The ATP World Tour announced its year-end awards for the 2016 season on Thursday, as Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and the Bryan Brothers were among those honored with awards.

November 10, 2016

The sixth annual Gold Coast International Film Festival begins next week as more than 25 feature-length films and 40 short films will be screened at the Gold Coast Arts Center in North Hempstead, and there is one film in particular that will be of interest to tennis fans here on Long Island.

November 9, 2016

Tennis Elbow is the scourge of many amateur and high level players. In the past, most athletes suffering this injury were forced to take time away from the court while the pain improved, or in more severe cases, surgery was required to repair the damaged tendon.

November 9, 2016

On Tuesday night, Nov. 8th, Suffolk County's high school girls tennis players, along with their families and coaches, came together at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook for the 2016 Suffolk County Girls Varsity Tennis Awards Dinner, organized by the Suffolk County Girls Varsity Tennis Coaches...

November 8, 2016

Are you one of the lucky ones who had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Open this year? The anticipation for this year’s U.S. Open was extremely high, with so much going on.

November 8, 2016

USTA Eastern hosted its annual College Showcase Day at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y., bringing together high school-aged players from the Eastern Section and college coaches from across the country in order to ease the difficult process of college recruiting.

November 7, 2016

Over the weekend, Andy Murray surpassed Novak Djokovic for the number one spot in the ATP World Tour Rankings, becoming just the 26th player ever to claim the world’s top spot.

November 7, 2016

The championship matches at the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships delivered plenty of memorable moments, providing a fitting end to a stellar four days of college tennis at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

November 4, 2016

Christina McHale played in her eighth U.S. Open main draw during the 2016 edition of the tournament, a pretty remarkable number for someone who is just 24-years-old.

November 4, 2016

Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic defeated Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on Friday, ousting the world number one 6-4, 7-6(2) to reach the BNP Paribas Masters semifinals.

November 3, 2016

The WTA has announced a newly established WTA Coach Program which will launch in January of 2017 as the new season begins.

November 3, 2016

Hofstra Athletics has hired former NYIT Men’s and Women’s Tennis Head Coach Jason Pasion to take over the head coaching role for Hofstra’s Men’s and Women’s Tennis programs.

November 3, 2016

Just one spot remains in the singles field at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, as Marin Cilic became the seventh player to qualify for the season-ending tournament, set for Nov. 13-20 at The O2 in London.

November 2, 2016

World number one Novak Djokovic began his quest for a fourth straight title at the BNP Paribas Masters 1000 in Paris, knocking off Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-3, 6-4 to book his spot in the Round of 16.

November 2, 2016

The Commack Varsity girls’ tennis team hosted its annual Play for Pink Tennis with Teachers event on Tuesday afternoon at Commack High School, bringing together the team’s tennis players with the school’s teachers, for a fun afternoon of tennis while also raising money for the...

October 31, 2016

The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) women’s tennis team’s domination continued over the weekend, as the Bears beat Queens College 5-0 for its...

October 31, 2016

Calista Sha and Morgan Wilkins of the Friends Academy completed its improbable run as a doubles tandem, winning the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) doubles title with a 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 comeback victory over Vanessa Ciano and Laina Campos of Ursuline on Monday...

October 31, 2016

The Port Washington varsity girls’ tennis team held its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Play with the Teachers event to raise money for the Susan G. Komen foundation.

October 31, 2016

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will serve as host to the closing event of the college tennis fall season, as the 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships get underway Thursday morning in Flushing, New York.