September 22, 2015
By Emilie Katz

Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer spent some of his summer in Malawi, spending $13.5 million to open 81 schools in the poverty-stricken nation. 

September 18, 2015
By Lonnie Mitchel

In the local New York area, we just wrapped up the U.S. Open. Like every Grand Slam, I look forward to the countless hours of tennis coverage. This is especially true for the U.S. Open which takes place in our backyard, with no time zone changes and oceans separating us from the action. You can watch tennis 12 hours a day without ever leaving your living room. If you're a tennis fan, this is nirvana.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second men’s semifinal at the U.S. Open was settled on Wednesday, as Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka both rolled in straight sets in their respective quarterfinal matchups, to set up a 20th meeting between Federer and Wawrinka.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The youngest and brightest stars in tennis played in the Fourth Annual “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. This year, approximately 120 players from the United States and 15 other countries participated in the popular “Little Mo” event.

September 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) event was recently held at Shelter Rock Country Club in Manhasset, N.Y. as members gathered to compete in a tennis tournament to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Some of New York City’s premier celebrity chefs stepped out of the kitchen and onto the tennis courts of City View Racquet Club in Long Island City for a day of tennis, food and an overall good time.

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?

July 20, 2015
By Ricky Becker

Much of my coaching staff at Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich, N.Y. are former Long Island tennis stars who were recruited by numerous colleges. Sarah Landsman (University of Arizona), Oliver Loutsenko (Skidmore) and Sunaina Vohra (Johns Hopkins) are good players, good coaches and have some interesting insights on college tennis and being recruited. All three recently took a moment to give their opinions on the college recruiting process.

June 26, 2015
By Luke Jensen

Now is the time to take your tennis from low gear to high gear and it's ALL about first-class stuff that can make all the difference in your tennis experience.

June 25, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

The world number one from Serbia is an outstanding 41-3 on the year. He has been close to unbeatable to say the least. Spending 152 straight weeks as the number one player in the world, Djokovic must be considered the favorite to win every tournament he competes in.

May 29, 2015
By Emilie Katz

Sam Querrey recently starred in an episode of “Millionaire Matchmaker.” The show on Bravo is hosted by Patti Stanger, a fix-‘em up queen. 

May 27, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

On May 26, the Commack Boys Varsity Tennis team took their talents to the courts in an attempt to bring awareness and raise money for Nassau/Suffolk Services for Autism (NSSA). The Annual Autism Awareness Event, “Play With the Teachers Doubles Tournament” was an event where Commack High School teachers and students teamed up to raise money for autism research, while playing the sport of tennis.

May 20, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name.

May 15, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Commack Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity tennis teams held their annual free tennis clinic for the Commack community. The teams were able to get around 30 young tennis players to come out and learn from the high school teams. It was a fun time for all, and a great way for the Commack tennis program to give back to the community. 

April 7, 2015
By Lonnie Mitchel

So you are in a competitive match and the score is 4-4 in the third set with your ranking is on the line. Your parents, maybe a college coach, a friend or other adversaries are watching. Now is the time when the rubber hits the road. It does not matter if you win or lose, what matters is how you are going to complete the match. 

March 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With summer right around the corner, we present the area’s top tennis camp destinations and what they have to offer your child for the summer of 2015.

March 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

As the spring thaw begins, it’s time to prep those courts for the spring and summer as we present the area’s top court maintenance companies available to service your surface’s needs.

March 13, 2015
By Brian Coleman

For the first time since she sat crying in the locker room after defeating Kim Clijsters in a three-set match to win the Indian Wells Masters in 2001, world number one Serena Williams will return to the site she has boycotted for the last 14 years.

January 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The ATP has announced significant efforts to enhance the ATP Challenger Tour, including further increases in prize money. The ATP Challenger Tour comprises approximately 150 tournaments each year and serves as a springboard for players to compete on the ATP World Tour.

December 10, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Lawrence Yacht and Country Club recently hosted a charity event at its club benefiting the Wounded Warriors Project. The inaugural event was a day filled with activities, such as tennis tournaments, a golf outing and an afternoon of fishing.

December 9, 2014
By Lonnie Mitchel

I have written articles for Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine for the past five years. During that time, I have come in contact with many parents and juniors who read this publication with questions about the collegiate tennis experience.

December 3, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number four James Blake will be part of the coaching team of Jack Sock in 2015. Blake helped out his fellow American at times this past season after retiring in 2013, and says he will help out more in 2015, but in a limited capacity.

November 26, 2014
By Steven Kaplan

The USTA has a whopping $30 million annual player development budget, according to The New York Times. Given their goal to "Create the Next Generation of Champions," things are not going too well.