| By Ignacio Nacho Arenas
The little engine that could, just did! The 4.0 Carefree tennis team captained by Adam Kolenberg won the National Championships in Las Vegas by defeating the southern team from Arkansas by a score of 4-1 in the national finals. The Carefree team, playing out of the Merrick, N.Y. Carefree Racquet...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the Men’s 4.0 team from Carefree Racquet Club on winning the National Title and brining the crown to Long Island. It’s been 20-plus years since a team from Long Island has won the National Championship, but Carefree’s 4.0 team from the Merrick, N.Y. facility took home the...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Long Island had 256 teams with more than 3,500 players participate this past USTA season. The winning teams advancing to sectionals are the following: Adult League ►Women’s 2.5 Eastern Athletic Blue Point: Therese Ebarb ►Women’s 3.0 Eastern Athletic Blue Point: Maureen Casaburi ►Women’s 3.5 Long...Read more
  | By Jonathan Klee
I was very disappointed to read Jim Dileo's article, "USTA Team Tennis: Increasing Your Chances to Play for a National Title" in the May/June 2009 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine . Mr. Dileo takes the approach that, in order to be competitive and win, you need to “game” the system when self-...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
We are now in our third week of the league season with matches well under way. Just a reminder to all captains that scorecards have to be entered into the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Web site within 24 hours of the match and also have to be mailed so the standings section of the site...Read more
  | By Jim Dileo
You have just finished two great sets in a United States Tennis Association (USTA) league match. You won the first set 7-5 and your opponent came back to take second set by an identical score. It doesn't get much closer than that. Great play, excellent shots, fair calls … everything you could ask...Read more
  | By Jim Dileo
You have seen the commercials promoting membership in the United States Tennis Association with the tagline “Join a team and have the opportunity to play for a national title.” As a USTA captain on Long Island, I have come close to going to the nationals a few times with trips to the sectionals in...Read more
  | By Rich Hume
The Tennis Association of Farmingdale (TAF) is an adult tennis league providing its members the opportunity to play outdoor competitive tennis during the months of May through September. TAF is comprised of seven ladders, men’s and women’s singles and doubles, mixed-doubles, and men’s and women’s...Read more