July 21, 2017
By Brian Coleman

Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation.

July 14, 2017
By Brian Coleman

The New York Empire return this summer, bringing World TeamTennis action back to the New York area for a second consecutive year. Leading the charge for the NY Empire will be American Mardy Fish, who will be competing in Mylan World TeamTennis for the seventh time.

May 26, 2017
By Troy Haas

The second major of the year gets underway as the biggest stars in the sport converge on Roland Garros seeking Grand Slam glory.

May 26, 2017
By Brian Coleman

Last year, 22-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza became a household name by defeating Serena Williams to win the French Open title, becoming the first woman from Spain to win a major title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the last of her four Grand Slam titles on the same Roland Garros clay.

April 3, 2017
By Brian Coleman

The 2017 Australian Open was one for the ages in a number of ways, and turned back the clock to a decade prior with four 30-plus year-olds competing for the men’s and women’s singles titles. No Melbourne storyline was bigger than the men’s singles final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, two long-time rivals whose Grand Slam titles, many believed, were in the rearview mirror.

April 7, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Andy Murray has enjoyed a fantastic tennis career up to this point and is no doubt one of the top three players in the world. Murray led Great Britain to the 2015 Davis Cup championship and brought a Wimbledon championship back to Great Britain when he defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2013 final, becoming the first British male to capture the historic title since Fred Perry in 1936.

January 19, 2016
By Brian Coleman

Bill de Blasio may be the official Mayor of New York City, but he isn’t the only one who wears that title in the city that never sleeps. Jeffrey Appel is commonly and appropriately referred to as the “Mayor of New York Tennis” because of the relationships and connections he makes and develops between the business and finance world, and the global tennis community.

November 17, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The 2015 U.S. Open was supposed to be a celebration of American Serena Williams, who was going after the Calendar Grand Slam and trying to tie Steffi Graf’s record of 22 career Grand Slams in the Open Era, but the show was stolen by Italian Flavia Pennetta, who dazzled the Queens crowd for two weeks on her way to her first career Grand Slam title.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With the summer winding down and the start of school on the horizon, the high school girls tennis season will get underway. The girls of Nassau and Suffolk Country are ready to get back onto the courts in hopes of having a successful year.

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 Brian Coleman

Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.

August 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Women’s Amateur Division draw at the third installment of the 2015 Long Island Tennis Challenge, held in early August at Engineer’s Country Club, was one of the strongest fields the tournament has seen. It made for a highly competitive and well-balanced tournament.

August 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Some of the best in the area at keeping you in shape and on the court, including: Dr. Tom Ferraro, NY Bone and Joint Specialists, Orin & Cohen, Peak Performance, Dr. Arnold Sherman, and Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. 

July 22, 2015
By Brian Coleman

From an early age, Noah Rubin had a strong connection to the sport of tennis. The Long Island native had a racquet in his hands before he could walk, and was hitting balls while still in diapers. Hailing from a family of tennis players, he was born with the sport in his blood.

June 17, 2015
By Trevor Mitchel

As part of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s 2015 Summer Series, kids and parents gathered at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. on June 14 for the 2nd Annual Long Tennis Magazine KidsFest.

May 22, 2015
By Andrew Eichenholz

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court, but mentally, there is nobody who can come close to touching him. 

May 21, 2015
By Brian Coleman

In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun.

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 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted the Long Island Tennis Challenge, which brought together some of the top tennis players in the area on a beautiful afternoon at Engineer’s Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. As the day went on, it wasn’t only the weather that heated up, but the competition, as the many spectators looking on took in some highly competitive tennis.

May 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A closer look at the area’s top tennis equipment and apparel providers, including Grand Slam Tennis, Solow Sports, Tennis East, Tennis Junction/Sportset, and Topspin Tennis & Fitness.

March 23, 2015
By Brian Coleman

As the winter months begin to fade into spring, it means that the start of high school spring sports is on the horizon. The boys high school tennis season here on Long Island carries with it a number of intriguing headlines in addition to a deep crop of talent, which should make for an action-packed spring in the tennis community.

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 10, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Grigor Dimitrov brings his talents to New York City in early March for the BNP Paribas Showdown, when he takes on Roger Federer in an exhibition match. The 23-year-old Bulgarian has made quite a name for himself in his short years on the ATP Tour and 2015 could be a breakout season for the rising star.