June 16, 2011
By Brent Shearer
In the novel The Tennis Handsome, Barry Hannah launches his main character, French Edward, the tennis handsome of the title, onto the tennis circuit. French has a powerful game and his exploits on the tour include matches with tennis greats like Rod Laver and Arthur Ashe, but he has one small problem, he’s brain dead.
June 14, 2011
By Jeffrey A. Greene
One of my very astute tennis buddies once said about me that I love everything about being in tennis tournaments except for playing the matches. Maybe ONE-ON-ONE DOUBLES is finally getting me over that last hurdle ...
June 9, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a special look at Tennis Apparel stores, highlighting Grand Slam Tennis in Commack, N.Y.; MD Tennis in Westhampton Beach, N.Y.; Solow Sports in Huntington, N.Y.; and Topspin Tennis & Fitness in Syosset, N.Y.

April 27, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On the eve of its fifth French Open and with telecast rights to tennis' other three major championships, Tennis Channel is well-established as television's "Home of the Slams." This spring, however, the network is changing its tagline to reflect the quality of coverage its viewers have come to enjoy the other 44 weeks of the year.
March 29, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will unveil its second season of tennis health-and-nutrition series Fit to Hit Sunday, April 3, at 7 p.m. ET. The half-hour instructional program will again be hosted by Danielle Dotzenrod, and look at the world of sports diet and fitness from a tennis player's perspective.
March 14, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The historic and highly honored Grassmere Inn is located at 7 Beach Lane in Westhampton Beach N.Y. It is literally less than one mile to a spectacular ocean beach.
March 1, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign have teamed up to encourage young people across the country to get active, try tennis and lead healthy lifestyles. Components of the collaboration include a new public service announcement (PSA) to air nationwide, the construction and renovation of thousands of tennis courts across the country and the commitment to encourage 200,000 children to participate in the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award.
January 6, 2011
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
From New York City’s classic attractions and landmarks to its famous rivalries, Chef Duff has brought a little of each to his cake and to the U.S. Open.
December 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
During the 2010 U.S. Open, the cooking show, "Top Chef," filmed one of this season’s episodes on the historic grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The episode is scheduled to debut this week on Wednesday, Dec. 22, on Bravo at 10:00 p.m. ET.
November 30, 2010
By Brent Shearer
Among the many fascinating tidbits of tennis history, the reader can glean from The Education of a Tennis Player by Rod Laver with Bud Collins is that accusations of stinginess between top rivals didn’t start with Andre Agassi’s jokes about Pete Sampras being a lousy tipper.
September 22, 2010
By Eric C. Peck

Woody Schneider has been a mainstay in the New York tennis community for 30-plus years. As current owner of NYC Racquet Sports in Midtown Manhattan, Schneider’s goal is to become the one-stop shop for the Long Island-based tennis aficionado who commutes to New York City.

September 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Donnay, the 100-year-old tennis brand, has based their new line of racquets, the X-Series, on XēneCore technology. XēneCore is a new fiber technology that uses high pressure solids to form and reinforce the graphite fiber composite to previously unattainable levels of strength.

September 17, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Vermont Tennis Vacations (VTV) at The Essex Resort & Spa prides itself in taking an individualized approach to teaching and coaching. “We look to refine and strengthen existing skills while developing sound shot selection,” said VTV Director Rob Barr, who has served as a personal coach for top professionals on both the ATP and WTA tours.
September 16, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team's competition against Colombia in Bogota, Colombia, this weekend, with live and same-day, "Instant Encore" replays Friday through Sunday.
September 12, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, chronicles the renovation of Centennial Tennis Center in Nashville, Tenn., on its new program, Community Surface, which premieres Monday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
September 2, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a further expansion of its environmental initiatives, now in their third year, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, which annually hosts more than 700,000 fans during the two weeks of the event.
August 27, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

American tennis player Melanie Oudin will step onto the U.S. Open court in her one-of-a-kind adidas Barricade shoes she personally designed through miadidas.com, adidas’ online shoe customization service.

August 20, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurateurs of the U.S. Open, have announced a number of new additions to the culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2010 U.S. Open, which runs from Aug. 30-Sept. 12.
August 19, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Donnay, the 100-year-old tennis brand, will be the racquet sponsor for the Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament to benefit the Wheelchair Sports Federation. The event will take place at Shelter Rock Tennis and Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 29 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and is open to the public.

August 11, 2010
By Brad Shafran
Watching tennis players sign their name to oversized tennis balls, hats, ticket stubs and various other items after each match at the U.S. Open, I am often asked, “What’s it worth?” by those who know about my autograph business. I hate such a loaded question as there are too many variables to consider, but it’s a topic worth discussing.
August 5, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a special look at Tennis Fashion & Apparel, highlighting the latest from BaNGG! Inc., Cruise Control, Peachy Tan and SmashGal.

July 29, 2010
By Brent Shearer
It would be understandable if Bayside, Queens, native and ETA legend Butch Seewagen were content to rest on his laurels instead of launching Long Island’s first pro team competition.
July 27, 2010
By Dr. Eric Price
Tennis elbow is a common and painful condition that affects of the outer portion of the elbow at a group of muscles are called the wrist extensors. These muscles are responsible for making a firm grip, as well as straightening the wrist and fingers.
July 19, 2010
By Gary Simeone
Locust Valley's Creek Club beat North Hills 18-11 in Long Island Tennis Pro League (LIPTL) action on Friday, July 16th at The Creek Club. "It was a tight match between two good teams," said Martin Wostenholme, tennis director at The Creek Club.