October 7, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The NYIT Bears moved to 5-0 on the season on Tuesday, downing Molloy College 9-0 in an East Coast Conference (ECC) matchup.

October 5, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Adelphi Panthers moved to 10-0 on the season over the weekend, defeating the Saint Anselm Hawks 8-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Hempstead Lake Indoor Tennis Center.

October 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

For the 30th consecutive year, the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., will serve as host for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Women's All-American Championships. The 2015 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships is the second national championship tournament of the 2015-16 season.

October 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A number of college women’s tennis teams on Long Island had busy and successful weeks. We round up the action from this past week and look ahead to upcoming matches ...

September 25, 2015
By Steven Kaplan

While the 150th best basketball, baseball, football or soccer player in the world is making a generous income, the 150th best tennis player in the world is about breaking even and just making enough money to pay for expenses, forget about being able to afford a home, car and health insurance.

September 23, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) doubles partners Justyna Krol & Alessia Rossetti played their way to the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) championship match Monday afternoon, after drawing Nour Kaddour & Ashley Loft of Southern New Hampshire State University.

September 15, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With the 2015-16 collegiate tennis year getting underway, the ITA has announced the 2015 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Women's and Men’s Division I Preseason Rankings.

September 14, 2015
By Ricky Becker

What makes tennis a unique sport? You can play it for a lifetime, it tests you technically, physically and mentally. There is also no clock telling you it is physically impossible to make a comeback. There is no coaching during non-team play either. All of these aspects are unique to tennis, but there are a couple of other sports that this applies to as well.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On day two of the 2015 American Collegiate Invitational, UCLA owned the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. It'll be an all-Bruins final in the women's draw, as teammates and long-time friends Robin Anderson and Chanelle Van Nguyen will face off after each advanced past their semifinal opponents on Friday in straight sets.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The UCLA pair of Mackenzie McDonald and Robin Anderson swept the second annual American Collegiate Invitational titles Saturday. The 20-year-old McDonald of Piedmont, Calif. beat Vanderbilt 22-year-old graduate Gonzales Austin of Miami, 6-2, 7-5, in the men's final. Anderson, a 22-year-old from Matawan, N.J. who was a senior in 2015, beat fellow UCLA grad, 21-year-old Chanelle Van Nguyen of Miami, 6-4, 6-4, in the women's final.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 American Collegiate Invitational at the U.S. Open didn't start on time and ultimately saw two of the eight scheduled matches unable to come to a conclusion.

September 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Julia Elbaba may be a native New Yorker, but the University of Virginia senior identifies just as much with the thousands of tourists as she does the locals she's known for years.

August 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The women's tennis coaches in the East Coast Conference (ECC) have selected the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Bears as an unanimous favorite to win the ECC Women's Tennis Championship in 2015. NYIT's Alessia Rossetti (Minusio, Switzerland) has also been named the Preseason Player of the Year.

July 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2015 NCAA champions Jamie Loeb of the University of North Carolina of Ossining, N.Y., and Ryan Shane of the University of Virginia, will lead the group of top American collegiate players selected to play in the second annual American Collegiate Invitational at the 2015 U.S. Open, Sept. 10-12 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

June 22, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Stony Brook’s Women’s Tennis team has been on a rollercoaster ride all season long, from earning their first national ranking in program history, to heading up to Vestal, N.Y. where they won their fourth straight America East title, cruising past Binghamton and Albany to once again qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

June 19, 2015
By Robert Riehle

From Tampa to Baltimore, Smithtown native Joseph Caracappa continues to prove you can take the player out of Long Island, but you cannot take the Long Island out of the player. Currently playing number two singles and number one doubles for Goucher College, with a record of 15-3 in doubles and 11-4 in singles as a freshman, Joseph has more than earned his spot on the team as an underclassman.

June 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2015 NCAA singles champions Jamie Loeb, of the University of North Carolina, and Ryan Shane, of the University of Virginia, headline the top American collegians named to the 2015 USTA Collegiate National Team, the high-level training program designed to help America’s premier college players assimilate to professional tennis in a team-oriented environment.

June 15, 2015
By Ricky Becker

In the last issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine, I tackled both sides of some issues in holding a junior tournament. I have been around tournaments for 30-plus years, as a player/coach, and bring my kids to tournaments, I think I’m a pretty good judge of what is acceptable and what is not.

June 11, 2015
By Steven Kaplan

Ivy League tennis is hot, and only getting hotter as the League's level of play and recruits continue to rise to new heights. As one men's Ivy League coach explained, "We no longer recruit four star players. Personally, I'm looking for the player who might otherwise choose Stanford or Duke."

June 9, 2015
By Andrew Eichenholz

Freshman tennis player Kristina Vozniak had stepped on many planes in her life before she boarded a flight out of the Ukraine at the end of last summer. But this time, the flight would change her life.

June 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the 2015 All-America Teams for Division I men's and women's tennis. USC, UCLA and Virginia each had six different student-athletes earn the distinction to lead all schools.

June 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With the 2014-2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) season officially over, UCLA's Robin Anderson and Oklahoma's Axel Alvarez Llamas finished the year as the nation's top players in the final Oracle/ITA National Singles Rankings. 

May 26, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island native Noah Rubin’s outstanding freshman campaign at Wake Forest brought him all the way to the NCAA Division I Singles Championship, but came up a bit short against Virginia’s Ryan Shane, who outlasted Rubin 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1.

May 26, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With the NCAA Championships in the books, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the final Oracle/ITA National Collegiate Tennis Rankings of the 2014-2015 season. On the women's side, Vanderbilt won the NCAA title over UCLA, while Virginia beat Oklahoma on the men's side, each victory propelling the teams to the top of the rankings. Both schools are ranked number one for the first time this season.