April 15, 2014
By Scoop Malinowski

Now available at Amazon.com, Facing Federer by Scoop Malinowski features more than 50 ATP players as they describe the actual experience of playing tennis against Roger Federer.

March 21, 2014
By Emilie Katz

Maria Sharapova went to Russia to showcase the city of Sochi for NBC, the home of the recently wrapped 2014 Winter Olympics.

February 18, 2014
By Emilie Katz

Vania King had an unforgettable few days at a recent UFC event in Las Vegas. It all started on a Friday as she watched the weigh-ins, did a backstage tour and took a few photos in the Octagon and the following day, the American two-time Grand Slam doubles champion watched the fights, even sitting Octagon-side for the action with Dana White, president of the UFC.

January 10, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tennis outside in the winter? Well not “tennis,” but platform tennis or another term for the sport you may have heard “paddle.” The game has been around for 80 years; however, many tennis players on Long Island have never tried it.

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.

December 12, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

We take a look at some of the hottest tennis travel destinations, including: Casa de Campo, Costa del Tennis, IMG Academy, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Tennis Fantasies with John Newcombe and The Legends, Tennis Mom/Sailing Dad and Travels With Soha: Grand Slam Tennis Vacations.

December 11, 2013
By USTA Eastern

USTA Eastern will honor more than 35 juniors, adults and organizations on Jan. 25, 2014, as the Section holds its Annual Awards Celebration at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. 

December 3, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Every day, tennis courts and racquetball courts, boxing rings and hundreds of fitness classes at athletic clubs around the city sit empty due to last-minute cancellations. Meanwhile, athletes looking to play a tennis match or take a yoga class after a long day at work discover that they cannot find what they are looking for because they waited until the last minute to book their game.

November 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Get some great gift ideas for the 2013 holiday season from some of the sport’s top providers, including BOLT, Lorow, Pocket Radar, ServeMaster, SmashGal, Pojie—A StringAdvantage Performance Product, Tennis Balance Board, Tennis Elbow Grease, Tennis Inside the Zone and The Ace Bag. 

November 13, 2013
By Jessica Stiles

I have a question: What percentage of tennis do you think is mental? I always thought it was a minimum of 50 percent and a maximum of 99 percent, depending on whom you play, the tournament and match score.

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.

October 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

ESPN Films’ Peabody award-winning 30 for 30 film series continues tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 29) with "This is What They Want" at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. 

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.
August 29, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A tennis collector at the 2012 U.S. Open paid $2,000 for a tennis ball? Well, it was not just any tennis ball. It was THE tennis ball. It was match point of the 2012 Men’s Singles Finals. It was the last ball struck on the last point won by Andy Murray in his dramatic five-set triumph over Novak Djokovic.
August 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the names of 13 talented vocalists, all ages 12-and-under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2013 U.S. Open, as well as on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
July 24, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the past 17 years, fans of all ages have been entertained by some of biggest names in music and tennis, and with chart-topping singer Ariana Grande and rising star Austin Mahone leading the way in 2013, the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day Presented by Hess promises to be no different.
July 19, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Local medical providers Island Orthopedic Medicine and Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group have the staff to keep you going even when faced with those nagging on-court injuries, and the knowledge and professional expertise to provide when further medical attention is required.

July 10, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Metal aviator sunglasses are this summer’s best fashion statement. However, Maui Jim has significantly improved the performance of this classic frame through the use of a proprietary memory metal–MauiFlex–that bends and twists, and remembers its original shape longer than traditional metal frames.

July 9, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Active summer lifestyles call for sunglasses that can withstand the heat, whether you’re hiking, running, cycling, or boating. Adding to its collection of rimless sunglasses with more aggressive shapes and details, Maui Jim is launching two new styles in intriguing colors that are packed with technology for active lifestyles: Middles and Stone Crushers.

June 4, 2013
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 and Topspin Tennis & Fitness.

May 28, 2013
By Emilie Katz

Aiming to reach his fourth straight grand slam final, U.S. Open and Olympic Gold winner Andy Murray will test his fitness and patience against the world’s best clay-courters at Roland Garros this year sporting an all-new adidas outfit.

May 14, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Since Novak Djokovic’s first appearance in UNIQLO at the French Open last May 2012, the tennis ace has had a hand in designing his signature tournament kits, working with UNIQLO’s design team and high-tech fiber manufacturers to create the ultimate performance wear. Sound familiar? Now add innerwear.

April 22, 2013
By Emilie Katz
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and tennis star Maria Kirilenko, are planning to get married. The Washington Capitals forward and two-time NHL MVP took to Twitter and announced: "We are engaged !!!!!!! )))))))))"
April 11, 2013
By Brent Shearer
Boy, does this novel lay it on thick. It is full of references to the island in the title, the history of Wimbledon especially in the early 1960s and what could be construed to be a rather naive, worshipful take on the mating rituals of upper class Brits and colonials during that period.