July 21, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Back in the spring, United Sports Publications Owner David Sickmen, Crest Hollow Racquet Sports Director Matt Garavaglia and CH Racquet Sports Assistant Director Joe MaGory stood by the empty beach tennis courts in the back of Crest Hollow Country Club and decided that when the weather warmed up, Crest Hollow’s BT courts would be packed with new players this Summer.

June 30, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The sun was shining, the players flocked to the courts and New York Beach Tennis (NYBT) hit the sand running in its first tournament of the summer. No one could've asked for more, as players were treated to a day of competition and great camaraderie at the beautiful Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y., which boasts four sand courts on premises.

November 5, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In the summer of 2008, United Sports Publications (USP) was formed and the idea of Long Island Tennis Magazine was set into motion. Spearheaded by Publisher David Sickmen, a vision of the best tennis coverage this area had ever seen began to take shape.

April 5, 2011
By Jochem Ros
A packed Eagle Beach was the scene for the third ranking tournament of the 2011 Beach tennis Aruba season. More than 80 teams battled in the sand and through different levels of competition, while spectators enjoyed the amazing ocean views, laidback vibes of the DJ, cold drinks and a BBQ.
February 2, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Where there's sun, music, great athletes from more than two dozen countries and you are on the beach, this could only mean one thing … beach tennis!
December 15, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
People often ask what is there to love about beach tennis. The response should always be the same … What's not to love? You get to spend the day outside in the sun on the beach. You get to socialize with the other players opening up new friendships.
September 21, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA recently hosted its sixth Annual National Championship in Long Beach, N.Y. on Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 4-5). Juniors, amateurs and pros competed for beach tennis bragging rights, as top pro teams from a dozen countries battled for $10,000 in cash prizes at the two-day event
June 17, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On June 11-12, Beach Tennis USA, along with Long Island Tennis Magazine kicked off the first of four Beach Tennis USA tournaments this summer that will be held in Long Beach, N.Y. Although the poor forecast kept some away from the beaches and inside for the weekend, Mother Nature was generous to the many who did make it out and kept the skies clear for two days of fun in the sand.
January 30, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
November 1, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2009 Beach Tennis USA National Championship demonstrated two days of exciting, fast-paced action. For the first time ever, the National Championship in the United States featured a “Paddle Battle,” in addition to the regular racquet competition. The National Championships are held in our backyard, in Long Beach, N.Y., and in addition to the extreme competition, the National Championship also has a beach party feel to it with a stage, food, drinks and music.
November 1, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
May 1, 2009
By Alan Fleishman

“Hey, coach.” I remember the first time I heard it. It sounded strangely ominous. I was a Social Studies teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, N.Y. My first few years there, I would go out and hit with the team; coaching was a whole new world.