May 11, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Andy Murray continued his recent success on clay on Sunday afternoon, beating the “King of Clay” Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2 in the Mutua Madrid Open final.

May 11, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The Nassau County individual singles and doubles tournament got underway this past weekend with the top players from all across the county competing at Oceanside High School for a chance to be crowned county champion.​

April 15, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal got off to a good start in the clay season on Wednesday, defeating France’s Lucas Pouille 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters third-round.

March 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Billie Jean King’s Eye Coach and ServeMaster have announced that the two will be partnering together and doing a co-promotion of their respective products. 

February 18, 2015
By Dr. Tom Ferraro

This marks the final installment in a series which explored the unique character and hidden secrets of the top seven players in modern tennis. We talked about Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, Jimmy Connors and Serena Williams. But today, I will explore the person who President Bill Clinton described as “The most important female in sports history.” 

February 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Semifinal Sunday of the ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Championship saw eighth-seeded Georgia score its second upset of the tournament with a 4-2 victory over fifth-seeded California, while North Carolina posted its second consecutive shutout, this time against the second seed Florida. The three-time champion Bulldogs will compete for their fourth ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Championship tomorrow against the Tar Heels, who will try for their second title triumph in three years.

February 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The North Carolina Tar Heels were crowned  2015 ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Champions Monday after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs, 4-1. It is the second championship at this event in Tar Heel program history, and the second in three years. The tournament was hosted by the University of Virginia at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

December 17, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

ESPNW has released the Impact 25 this week, a list of exceptional athletes and influencers who made the largest impact on women’s sports this year. The list is broken up into 12 athletes, 12 influencers and one Woman of the Year. 

September 1, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that former world number four and current U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has been honored with the 2014 USTA President’s Award. The announcement was made at the USTA Semi-Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

August 20, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA, in conjunction with Levy Restaurants, have announced that the world’s best tennis action again will be complemented by one of the world’s best sports and entertainment dining experiences. Renowned for its innovative food program, the U.S. Open will again showcase the best flavors from around the world, as well as the freshest local and regional ingredients.

July 16, 2014
By Luke Jensen

I was recently working with a group of skilled tennis players at Sea Island and we were in game mode. These players were of different age and skill levels, but all were tournament players.

June 9, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal, the “King of Clay”, entered the French Open with what many people saw as a chink in his armor because of three losses on clay during the European tour.

May 21, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The French Open is played on clay, which owes its red color to the crushed brick which forms the upper layer of the surface. There are three layers in all—one of limestone, one of clinker and one of stone—as well as drainage pipes.

April 29, 2014
By Bennett Kelly

Stan "The Man" Wawrinka continues his torrid 2014 with a victory at the Monte Carlo Masters. The win also further diminishes the grip of the Big Four on the tour’s top hardware, as the group had won 34 of the last 36 Masters 1000 tournaments. 

April 18, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Eight-time Monte Carlo Masters Champion Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the tournament on Friday by David Ferrer, who advanced to the semifinals with a 7-6(1), 6-4 victory over his fellow countryman.

April 14, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

March 12, 2014
By Dr. Tom Ferraro

Thus far in the series on “Hidden Secrets of the Greats,” we discussed Roger Federer and his amazing perfectionism. This issue, we will discuss “The King of Clay,” Rafael Nadal, and try to pick the trait that has led him to the top. 

December 20, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Legendary tennis star and equal rights pioneer Billie Jean King takes center stage as the subject of the new play "She is King," conceived and created by Laryssa Husiak and directed by Katherine Brook, will have its New York premiere with performances Jan. 10-26 at the Incubator Arts Project (inside St. Mark's Church at 131 East 10 Street in Manhattan) as part of Other Forces 2014, Incubator Arts' annual festival of work from some of independent theater's most innovative artists.

November 22, 2013
By Kathy Miller

The men’s Tri-Level League had six teams which played a round-robin format the weekend of Oct. 4, with the women’s five teams also playing a round-robin format the weekend of Oct. 11. 

October 3, 2013
By Bill Longua
It remains an ongoing debate about which shots are the most important when playing doubles: The serve, volley or the return. I won’t try to solve that debate here, but I will tell you that all three are imperative to a solid doubles game, with the return of serve maybe the most strategic.
September 10, 2013
By Robert Ottone
One of the more fascinating aspects of Billie Jean King’s career and life is that not only did she fight for equality on the court, but also off.
September 5, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka scored a shocking upset Thursday afternoon at the 2013 U.S. Open, eliminating defending champion Andy Murray on Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.
August 23, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced that Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey will serve as the celebrity auctioneer at its 13th Annual Opening Night Gala on Aug. 26 at the 2013 U.S. Open.
August 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Monica Seles, a two-time U.S. Open Champion, has been named the 2013 inductee into the U.S. 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.