August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The final Grand Slam of 2015 is here. Monday, Aug. 31st is Day One of the 2015 U.S. Open, marked by a full slate of action across the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Cloudy skies and temps in the 90s, will little chance of precipitation, should allow for a day's worth of matches as both top seeds take to the court to begin their journey to Open glory in NYC.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 27, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island’s Noah Rubin’s opportunity to play in this year’s U.S. Open main draw came to a close on Thursday, as 91st-ranked Guido Pella of Argentina beat the American 6-4, 7-6(6) on Court 11 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island’s Noah Rubin won his opening U.S. Open qualifying match on Tuesday, downing Liang-Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei, 6-2, 7-5, on Court 17 of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to advance to the second stage of qualifying for the main draw.

August 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced a series of physical improvements, fan and player upgrades, and new sponsor activations that will be unveiled at the 2015 U.S. Open. The main draw of the tournament begins Monday, Aug. 31 and concludes Sunday, Sept. 13, with qualifying starting on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one junior Taylor Fritz, Wimbledon Boys Champion Reilly Opelka, French Open Boys Champion Tommy Paul and reigning ITF World Junior Champion CiCi Bellis headline the Americans entered into the boys and girls singles fields at the 2015 U.S. Open Junior Championships, which will be played Sept. 6-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 28, 2015
By Lonnie Mitchel

As I pondered what to write about as the publication deadline for submission rapidly approached, the light bulb went off in my head. Politics, religion and civil rights really do not belong as subject material in Long Island Tennis Magazine or does it? After all, Long Island is a melting pot of people of varying backgrounds this magazine caters to is the audience. What can I write about that concerns our audience?

June 15, 2015
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If you ask members of any country club what makes their club special, most will talk about social activities and the golf and tennis programs. At Cold Spring Country Club (CSCC), it is more about the people.

June 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the final piece of steel has been placed in the superstructure that will support the retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium.  In all, 5,000 tons of steel were needed to complete the massive project.  The roof will be fully operational for the 2016 U.S. Open.

March 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Billie Jean King’s Eye Coach and ServeMaster have announced that the two will be partnering together and doing a co-promotion of their respective products. 

February 18, 2015
By Dr. Tom Ferraro

This marks the final installment in a series which explored the unique character and hidden secrets of the top seven players in modern tennis. We talked about Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, Jimmy Connors and Serena Williams. But today, I will explore the person who President Bill Clinton described as “The most important female in sports history.” 

January 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

As the calendar made the transition from 2014 to 2015, the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows played host to the USTA National Indoor Championships. The tournament featured some of the top players in the region, and consisted of five different draws, making for an exciting and action-packed series of matches throughout 2014’s final week.

December 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

ESPNW has released the Impact 25 this week, a list of exceptional athletes and influencers who made the largest impact on women’s sports this year. The list is broken up into 12 athletes, 12 influencers and one Woman of the Year. 

November 14, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Long Island tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, Long Island Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches. 

November 11, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The National Prize Money One-on-One Doubles Tournament and Live rockin’ blues concert returned to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, with a great night of tennis and music. The tournament was won by former Auburn Tiger player Daniel Cochrane, who defeated former Clemson Tiger Derek DiFazio in the finals, 6-1. 

November 9, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The finals are set at the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and hosted by Columbia University. Virginia's Julia Elbaba from nearby Oyster Bay, N.Y., will take on California's Maegan Manasse for the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship Women's Singles title, the first national championship match for Elbaba since her appearance in the 2012 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championship and the first in Manasse's collegiate career.

October 27, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Serena Williams exacted revenge for her embarrassing loss to Simona Halep earlier in the week by defeating the Romanian 6-3, 6-0 in Singapore to win her third straight WTA Finals. Serena suffered her worst loss in 16 years to Halep in the second round of the WTA Finals’ round-robin stage from Singapore.

October 10, 2014
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. 

September 10, 2014
By Andrew Eichenholz

“Excuse me?” It is safe to say that fans, analysts and anybody else who played witness to the men’s semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open on what will become known as arguably the most surprising day in tennis history were in absolute shock.

September 7, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A little bit of rain wasn’t going to stop UCLA’s Marcos Giron from winning the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational played at the U.S. Open Saturday afternoon. The top-seeded Giron of Thousand Oaks, Calif., downed Ohio State’s Peter Kobelt, 6-1, 6-3, to win the men’s title in the eight-player event played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Saturday afternoon.

September 5, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced its entertainment lineup and fan enhancements for the 2014 U.S. Open Finals Weekend.  Again this year, $25 grounds passes will be available for fans so that they can access all activities outside of Arthur Ashe Stadium ...

September 1, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that former world number four and current U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has been honored with the 2014 USTA President’s Award. The announcement was made at the USTA Semi-Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

August 31, 2014
By Eric C. Peck

Sunday, Aug. 31, Day Seven of the 2014 U.S. Open hits the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, and for the first time all week of the Open, rain and thunderstorms may threaten or delay some of the action. The showcase match of the day is a round four encounter between the number five seed, Russia’s Maria Sharapova and the number 10 seed, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmarkin the second match scheduled at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

August 20, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA, in conjunction with Levy Restaurants, have announced that the world’s best tennis action again will be complemented by one of the world’s best sports and entertainment dining experiences. Renowned for its innovative food program, the U.S. Open will again showcase the best flavors from around the world, as well as the freshest local and regional ingredients.