| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region is proud to congratulate several local USTA League teams who achieved great things this season. Two Long Island teams, the 3.5 Men’s team from Rockville Racquet, captained by Don Rodgers and the Eastern Athletics 3.5 Women’s team, led by captain Tricia Livingston...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rain has plagued Tuesday's schedule at the 2012 U.S. Open, as only one singles match has been completed. Women's singles top-seeded Victoria Azarenka advanced to the semifinals for the first time on with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(7/5) win over defending champion Samantha Stosur. Azarenka, who maintained her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Inwood Country Club, captained by Jonathan Klee and co-captained by Lionel Goldberg, won the NSMTL Championship defeating the Shelter Rock Rebels, captained by Michael Zeller in the final held at Inwood Country Club on Aug. 21. Inwood Country Club finished in a three-way tie for 2nd place in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eleven teams from USTA Eastern have advanced to the National Championship round of the largest adult recreational tennis league in the world by winning the USTA League Eastern Section Championships, held Aug.10-12 and Aug. 17-19 in the Capital Region of New York. Teams emerging victorious are:...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
At the time this article was written, we will be more than halfway through the Adult USTA League Season, with teams starting to think about the playoffs. A reminder that the USTA Web site does not show the correct standings as it does not take the point system into account and the correct standings...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Do you want to work on your singles game, without affecting your USTA rating? Does your schedule make it difficult to play on a USTA League team? USTA’s Flex League may be for you. Flex Leagues allow you to play when it’s convenient for you. You decide the match day, time and location with your...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova successfully defended her Italian Open title Sunday, beating Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in a three-hour rain-drenched match. Li had victory within sight with a 6-4, 4-0 lead, but Sharapova regained momentum and took the next eight games to win the set, tying the match at one set each...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, May 2, the USTA Eastern-Long Island Region kicked off the summer 2012 season with it's annual Captain's Meeting held at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. At the meeting, schedules were distributed and a season preview was given with new rules and guidelines by Adult League...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced that Brian Baker of Nashville, Tenn., has earned a main draw wild card into the 2012 French Open. This year, the USTA awarded one men’s singles main draw wild card into the French Open to the American player who finished with the best combined results at two...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
As the Mixed-Doubles season winds down, the adult, senior and super senior matches are about to begin. The captain’s scheduling meeting is set for Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Matches will begin the week of May 21st. The Mixed-Doubles League is...Read more