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.
March 1, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Maui Jim has hit the ground running with a new sunglass style that sets the pace for the company’s next level of eyewear for athletic performance. The new aerodynamic design of Hot Sands embeds the company’s patented PolarizedPlus2 lens technology into a sleek, flexible model that is ideal for a wide range of fast-paced, active sports demanding eyewear with superior fit, durability and anti-slip features.

February 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced the results of the USTA Serves Special Report, "More Than a Sport: Tennis, Education and Health." The study, conducted among high school students, is the first nationwide study to analyze the educational, behavioral and health benefits to adolescents who participate in tennis.
February 13, 2013
By Emilie Katz
Mike Bryan has married Lucille Williams in California. American ATP stars and personalities in attendance at Mike's wedding included his twin brother Bob Bryan, Mardy Fish and Justin Gimelstob.
February 11, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine’s 2013 Gym Guide takes a closer look at Early Hit Training Center at Glen Head Racquet Club, IMG Academy, SPORTIME Kings Park and World Gym Bay Shore.

January 31, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine has two sets of seats (four seats per set) to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Nassau Coliseum in March and we are giving them away to magazine supporters. The first two people to confirm they have had five new friends "Like" our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/longislandtennis will win the tickets.
January 31, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Susan Alvy, manager of Rockville Racquet, is a staple of the Long Island tennis community and has decided to retire at the end of 2012. Susan will be missed by all who have come into contact with her over the past 20 years and the tennis community as a whole.
January 22, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As Tennis Channel's analysts Lindsay Davenport and Justin Gimelstob fulfill their current on-air duties during the network's extensive coverage of the Australian Open, they will also debut their acting chops in a tennis-themed episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on CBS on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 10:00 p.m. ET.
December 11, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) has announced that tennis participation in 2012 grew four percent over 2011 to top 28 million players for the first time since 2009. The total number of players is the second highest total recorded since the annual survey, conducted by Taylor Research and Consulting, began in 1988.
November 30, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A catalog of four tennis-related options for your holiday shopping needs ...

September 28, 2012
By Dr. Aaron Freilich
My family and I have been going to the U.S. Open for the past 30 years. My love of tennis was passed on to my son Michael, who became an accomplished junior player in the USTA circuit.
September 20, 2012
By Emilie Katz
In celebration of the Olympic Games in London 2012, the names of 361 tube stations will be changed to carry the names of Olympic athletes. Roger will have his own stop near the city centre.
September 18, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
How many times have you searched for jewelry that truly reflects your passion for tennis only to find a pair of $20 fuzzy yellow tennis ball earrings? That was the problem Designer and Owner Hazel Nussbaum experienced in 2010 when trying to find a piece of tennis-inspired jewelry to celebrate a big win.
September 6, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
If you're anything like us, you want to be in-the-know, but don't have a tremendous amount of time to keep up with the latest and greatest. Enter PureWow, a free daily lifestyle email for savvy women that cuts through the noise to showcase the best timely—not trendy—finds. Unlike so many other e-mails, PureWow makes inspired recommendations with the chic, grown-up, healthy woman in mind.
September 3, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 10-year-old Brandon Gicquel of Huntington, N.Y., has been selected to sing “America the Beautiful” prior to the night session on Monday, Sept. 3, at the U.S. Open. Gicquel is set to perform in front of a capacity crowd in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, which seats 23,771 spectators.
August 7, 2012
By Brent Shearer
The two top American tennis players of the 70s and 80s, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, were Irish-American lefties who were cheaters. Brad Gilbert doesn't say this in his classic guide to the mental side of winning tennis matches, but it isn't a far-fetched inference from some of the war stories he tells.
July 30, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Grand Slam Tennis Shop in Commack, N.Y. has unveiled their new 10 & Under kid’s department to take advantage of the USTA’s major effort, on Long Island and around the country, to have more children discover the enjoyment and benefits of tennis.

July 25, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel has released a statement regarding the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) statement on the dispute between Tennis Channel and Comcast ...
June 29, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a special look at local tennis apparel stores, highlighting Grand Slam Tennis in Commack, Solow Sports in Huntington, Tennis East in Southampton and East Hamption, and Topspin Tennis & Fitness in Syosset.

June 28, 2012
By Flo Bleich-Levin
I was no different from many other tennis parents with high aspirations and dreams for my child. My son started playing tennis when he was eight-years-old.
June 26, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Inwood Country Club is one of the premier family-oriented country clubs on the South Shore of Long Island. Founded in 1901, Inwood played a significant role in the history of golf. Bobby Jones won his first major at Inwood, the 1923 U.S. Open, and Walter Hagen won the first of his five PGA Championships at Inwood.
June 20, 2012
By Brent Shearer
It is impossible not to compare Matthew Cronin's Epic: John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and the Greatest Tennis Season Ever with Stephen Tignor's High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe and the Untold Story of Tennis' Fiercest Rivalry.