| By Brian Coleman
The Manhasset Indians came up one match short in the 2013 Nassau County Girls Tennis championship, falling to the Port Washington Vikings 4-3. This year, the girls from top-seeded Manhasset would not be denied, defeating the second-seeded Bulldogs of Roslyn 5-2 on Friday afternoon to capture the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Courtney Provan and Ester Chikvashvili had played two close three-set matches during the 2014 Suffolk County Girls High School season, so it was only fitting that the rubber match between the two would occur during the Suffolk County Championship. Provan, a sophomore from Half Hollow Hills West,...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
It was familiar territory for Taylor Cosme, as she made her return to the Nassau County girl's championship tennis finals on Sunday afternoon at Eisenhower Park. The Herricks senior had to come from behind after losing a tough first set to Alex Koniaev of Locust Valley and rally to win the next two...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Hleb Maslau was sitting on a couch next to the tournament desk on the viewing deck of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the U.S. Open National Playoffs-Eastern Qualifier. Words could not accurately describe the state of shock drawn across Maslau’s face following his semifinal...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island Tennis Challenge, hosted by Long Island Tennis Magazine took place at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. and featured a day of free tennis instruction, as well as four divisions of play for all levels. With close to 100 players participating, it was a day of non-stop tennis,...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
American professional tennis success reached a historic low at this year's Wimbledon, and theories have been thrown around on how to fix this "problem," but I'm not so sure it's a “problem.” Maybe it's an opportunity to reflect and reevaluate what we really value as a culture. Why is it so...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
What makes Mauna Kea a "Top Tennis Destination?” The legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, an architectural icon designed to coexist beautifully with the unforgettable landscape of the Kohala Coast is located on a silky white-sand crescent beach, Kauna’oa Bay. Escape to paradise where you will find 258...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Long Island’s own Noah Rubin was in his third semifinal at the USTA Boys National Championships in the 18-year old division. The first two times, he fell short, failing to reach the final. Up 5-1 in the third set of a grinding battle against the 11th ranked junior player in the world, Michael Mmoh...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
A closer look at the 2014 U.S. Open men’s and women’s draws On the heels of perhaps one of the most exciting Grand Slam tournaments in years at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open comes at a perfect time to answer lingering questions, pull the curtains open on unknown stars, and provide excitement that only...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Caroline Wozniacki has been in the news a lot lately, and for both herself and the tennis community, it has been for all the wrong reasons. With the summer hard court season well under way, the former world number one has a chance to right her woes, and gather momentum for a major run at this year’...Read more