September 20, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second consecutive year, the United States has won seven cups at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships. The 2012 event, the 32nd edition of the championships, was held in Umag, Croatia, and consisted of 186 teams from 35 countries competing in 10 age categories from 60 and over to 80 and over.
September 13, 2012
By Kathy Miller
I have been coordinating the USTA Leagues on Long Island for 26 years. When I started, there were about 400 in the league and this number has grown to over 4,000 players. As another season comes to an end, I was thinking about some of the good experiences I’ve had or heard about from the league over the years.
September 12, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rob Delman, Gil Koppel and Peter Simel, Masters Tennis Co-Chairmen of the 19th Maccabiah USA Organizing Committee, and Head Coach Roy Kozupsky are actively seeking the best Jewish tennis players from across the country to try out for the Maccabiah team.
September 11, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Does your schedule make it difficult to play on a USTA League team? Are you looking for people to play with, but don't know where to go? Do you want to work on your singles game, without affecting your USTA rating? USTA’s Flex League may be for you.
September 11, 2012
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, lead by captain Tricia Livingston, are going to Nationals! Additional teams from Rockville Racquet, Carefree and Sportime Lynbrook won their respective Long Island Championships and went to Sectionals.
September 4, 2012
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.
August 27, 2012
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.
August 22, 2012
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.
August 7, 2012
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 can be found online at www.litennisscores.com.
July 23, 2012
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.
May 21, 2012
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.
May 3, 2012
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.
May 1, 2012
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.
May 1, 2012
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 USTA Pro Circuit clay-court challengers ...
April 12, 2012
By Kathy Miller
It’s a busy time of year with the USTA Leagues! First, congratulations to the Women’s Tri-Level Team from Point Set Indoor Racquet Club, captained by Jen Jaeger and the Men’s Team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Adam Kolenberg, on representing Long Island at the Sectional Championship in Albany, N.Y.!
March 27, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Andy Roddick upset world number three-ranked Roger Federer of Switzerland, 7-6(4), 1-6, 6-4, at the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
March 6, 2012
By Carole Blake
I absolutely LOVE playing tennis! My mom was a club tennis champion in Baltimore in the 1930s, and she actually played tennis on the last day of her life at the age of 83. I learned the game at the age of 10 at a summer camp, and I’ve been playing socially ever since.
February 29, 2012
By Kathy Miller
The Men's and Women's Tri-Level League finished their season with championship matches Dec. 17-18. In the women's final, Point Set, captained by Jenn Jaeger, defeated Rockville Racquet, captained by Jackie Gaines. In the men's final, Carefree's team, captained by Adam Kohlenberg, defeated Rockville Racquet, captained by Jonathan Klee.
February 13, 2012
By Caroline Bloom
I was 47-years-old and diagnosed with cancer. Wow! I thought I was typical. I work, play a lot of tennis, have two children, a husband, and a home on the North Shore. I never questioned my fate, until I was the one that was tested.
December 15, 2011
By Arlene Griggs
The Carefree 2.5 USTA team [SHIMON] has advanced all the way to the finals at the Sectionals held in Syracuse, N.Y. This was my first experience playing on a winning USTA team, so my immersion was quick, intense and passionate.
December 6, 2011
By Kathy Miller
Congratulations to the Long Island Adult, Senior and Super Senior teams that have advanced to Nationals:Adult League: The Women’s 2.5 Team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Marilyn Shimon, and the Women’s 4.5 Team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Sally Disabato and Jenn Miller.
November 28, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 year-end NTRP ratings for the current 335,000 USTA League players are scheduled to be published to Tennislink on Monday, November 28. Most players will be maintaining their current levels of play, but for those who see their rating change, we are providing information about why you may have moved up or down.
November 18, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inaugural season in 1979, no team based on the South Shore of Long Island has won the Long Island Men's Tennis League (LIMTL). On Aug. 24, that all changed as Inwood Country Club, captained by Lionel Goldberg and co-captained by Jonathan Klee, defeated Cold Spring Valley 4-1 to take the championship.
August 15, 2011
By Kathy Miller
At the time this issue went to print, the Adult League just finished the Regional Championships and the seniors are finishing up before playoff week begins. The adult teams headed to the Sectionals include: