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. 

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 7, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Australian standout Nick Kyrgios has been added to the roster of stars competing at the Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Benefit Night, set for Wednesday, Aug. 26 at SPORTIME Stadium on Randall's Island. The 20-year-old Kyrgios will battle 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the featured singles match of the evening.

July 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Seventeen-year old Reilly Opelka of Palm Coast, Fla. won the Wimbledon boys singles title on Sunday, defeating number 12 Elias Ymer of Sweden, 7-6(5), 6-4, at the All England Club in London, the latest accomplishment in a summer of superlatives for U.S. junior boys.

July 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across the Tri-State area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the flagship location of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Saturday, July 18, as SPORTIME/JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent in “Finding the Next Mac.”

June 10, 2015
By Brian Coleman

At the USTA Eastern Long Island Region Awards Dinner, long-time tennis coach and teacher Howie Arons received one of the highest honors given out in the New York tennis community: The Vitas Gerulaitis “For the Love of Tennis” Award.

June 6, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Eighteen-year old Tommy Paul of Lumberton, N.J., won the French Open boys’ singles title Saturday morning in Paris, capping a successful week for American juniors at Roland Garros.

April 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Roddick continued his dominance on the PowerShares Series circuit on Thursday night, beating James Blake 6-3 in the one-set final at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

April 23, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

James Blake defeated John McEnroe 7-5 in the one-set final of the Champions Cup at the Agganis Arena at Boston University on Wednesday night, capturing his first title on the 2015 PowerShares Series circuit.

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. 

April 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Roddick won his third event on the 2015 PowerShares Series, defeating John McEnroe 6-3 in the championship match of the PowerShares QQQ Challenge from the Sears Centre in Chicago, Ill. on Thursday night.

March 26, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Roddick defeated Mark Philippoussis 6-4 at the Galen Center at the University of Southern California on Wednesday night, capturing his third career title on the PowerShares Series champions’ tennis circuit.

March 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In the opening event of the 2015 PowerShares Series circuit, Australian Mark Philippoussis beat American Andre Agassi 7-6(4) in last night’s final from the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah.

March 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit gets underway on Tuesday night, as Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Mark Philippoussis and James Blake will partake in the first-ever pro tennis event where line calls are made solely by the Hawk-Eye system.

January 20, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic faced no problems in his opening round match Tuesday. The Serb knocked off Slovakian qualifier Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to move into the second-round of the Australian Open. It was the first meeting between the two and Bedene showed some things that Djokovic was impressed with.

January 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. Below is a list of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer.

December 4, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has announced that it will be accommodating its growing Long Island base of students with a move of its home facility on Long Island to SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport this fall. The flagship JMTA location will remain at SPORTIME Randall's Island, and SPORTIME Bethpage will remain a valuable Academy resource.

September 11, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In the summer of 1981, Mike Silverman of City Parks Foundation, a Levittown, N.Y. resident, was fresh out of college with an undergraduate degree in political science and plans to take a year off to work before going to law school. When Silverman accepted a six-week summer job teaching free beginner tennis lessons to kids for the New York City Parks Department, all of his plans changed.

August 25, 2014
By Andrew Eichenholz

Walk into Sportime at Randall’s Island on the night of a big charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project with stars such as Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker in attendance, and many would be in awe. Right up the stairs at the entrance of the facility was Djokovic’s opponent for the night’s exhibition, John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s own Noah Rubin.

August 25, 2014
By Andrew Eichenholz

World number one Novak Djokovic recently headlined a charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), raising funds to give more children in the metropolitan area an opportunity to play tennis through scholarships and other financial assistance. 

August 13, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2014 USTA Boys 18s National Champion Noah Rubin, 2012 Olympian and former world number 43 Ryan Harrison, current world number 93 Tim Smyczek, top 17-year-old Jared Donaldson and 2014 NCAA singles champion Marcos Giron have been awarded men’s singles main draw wild card entries into the U.S. Open. Wayne Odesnik, Australia’s Bernard Tomic and France’sMichael Llodra will also receive U.S. Open main draw wild cards.

August 8, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that Tony Trabert, a two-time U.S. National Championships singles winner and long-time voice of the U.S. Open on CBS Sports, has been named the 2014 inductee into the US Open Court of Champions, a U.S. Open and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center attraction honoring the greatest singles champions in the history of the U.S. Championships/U.S. Open.

August 6, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has announced that it will be accommodating its growing Long Island base of students with a move of its home facility on Long Island to SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport this fall. The flagship JMTA location will remain at SPORTIME Randall's Island, and SPORTIME Bethpage will remain a valuable Academy resource.

August 5, 2014
By Emilie Katz

“We’re not friends, so there is that,” Eugenie Bouchard said of her relationship, or lack thereof, with Maria . “Of course as a child I looked up to her, and I remember watching her in the finals of Wimbledon and, you know, thought what she was doing was so cool."