| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following its kickoff weekend that saw a number of schools from across the country qualify for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in February, the Oracle/ITA collegiate rankings have been updated. The Columbia men, having advanced to the nationals, moved up one spot in the rankings from...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Some of the area’s top players finished off 2015 competing at the USTA National Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Mixed Open Indoor Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The tournament’s finals were played on New Year’s Eve, as players and spectators...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Only 80 percent of you need to read this article if your child is thinking about taking up tennis. Ten percent of your children have won the genetic lottery. Congratulations! You can do less than the rest of us to achieve the goals I outline below. Your child stepped onto the soccer field at five-...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
More than a decade ago, a kid from Syosset made a decision that would change the course of two men’s lives forever. Mike Kossoff was a standout tennis player at Syosset High School and a highly-touted recruit in his senior season on Long Island. As a 24-year-old first-year head coach at Bowling...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tulane's Dominik Koepfer capped off a brilliantly-played 2015 fall college tennis season in style on Sunday at the 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. Competing at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and in front of a worldwide audience tuning in on ESPN3,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Oklahoma State's Katarina Adamovic wasn't fazed by the resume of her 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships opening round opponent. Facing top-seeded Danielle Collins of Virginia, who had yet to drop a match in the 2015-2016 season and earned national titles at both the Oracle/...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Virginia’s Julia Elbaba, an Oyster Bay, N.Y. native, opened up her campaign at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships Thursday morning in smooth fashion, downing University of Southern California’s Giuliana Olmos 6-0, 6-1 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
USTA Eastern hosted its 29th Annual College Showcase Day at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. this past weekend, bringing together college coaches and high school tennis players for a day of match play, seminars and much more. “I think the people who attend this event are here because they...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The college tennis fall season draws to a close this week as the 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships (NIIC) get underway Thursday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The NIIC, which runs Nov. 12-15, is the fourth national championship on the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has announced that East Meadow, N.Y. native Lonnie Mitchel of SUNY Oneonta, long-time columnist for Long Island Tennis Magazine , has been selected as SUNYAC Coach of the Year for women's tennis. The honor comes after Mitchel led the Red...Read more