October 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Twenty-one-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams will take on close friend and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, while Stan Wawrinka will square off with French star Gael Monfils at the 9th Annual BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 8. 

October 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

For the second year in a row, the Nassau County Doubles Championship belongs to the Oyster Bay team of Celeste Matute (senior) & Courtney Kowalsky (junior). The two girls, who won last year’s Nassau County and New York State Doubles Titles, defeated the second-seeded team of Manhasset’s Lia Frankis & Amanda Foo in straight sets 6-2, 6-0 in the finals at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, N.Y.

September 29, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

At PRACTICE, the philosophy is simple and honest … everyone can live a vibrant, balanced and healthy life. PRACTICE speaks to the truth that all are a work in progress–body, mind and soul.

September 18, 2015
By Lonnie Mitchel

In the local New York area, we just wrapped up the U.S. Open. Like every Grand Slam, I look forward to the countless hours of tennis coverage. This is especially true for the U.S. Open which takes place in our backyard, with no time zone changes and oceans separating us from the action. You can watch tennis 12 hours a day without ever leaving your living room. If you're a tennis fan, this is nirvana.

September 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Hofstra tennis program received numerous accolades from the International Tennis Association (ITA) following its spring campaign.

September 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The 2015 U.S. Open came and went, and yet again, another exciting and thrilling tournament graced New York City with its presence. Between historical upsets, the record heat and drones falling into stadiums, this year’s U.S. Open was one to remember. We break down the 10 most important takeaways from the past two weeks in Flushing Meadows as the 2015 Grand Slam season comes to a close.

September 12, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On day two of the 2015 American Collegiate Invitational, UCLA owned the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. It'll be an all-Bruins final in the women's draw, as teammates and long-time friends Robin Anderson and Chanelle Van Nguyen will face off after each advanced past their semifinal opponents on Friday in straight sets.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2015 American Collegiate Invitational at the U.S. Open didn't start on time and ultimately saw two of the eight scheduled matches unable to come to a conclusion.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The youngest and brightest stars in tennis played in the Fourth Annual “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. This year, approximately 120 players from the United States and 15 other countries participated in the popular “Little Mo” event.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Day 12 of the 2015 U.S. Open, will feature a day jam-packed with action due to the torrential downpours that plagued the New York area on Thursday. Due to the weather, a majority of the Day 11 schedule was washed away, as U.S. Open organizers scrambled to adjust the Friday schedule to accommodate the cancellations.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern held its 2015 Junior Awards Gala at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Indoor Hospitality Pavilion during the first week of the U.S. Open to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section.

September 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Julia Elbaba may be a native New Yorker, but the University of Virginia senior identifies just as much with the thousands of tourists as she does the locals she's known for years.

September 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) event was recently held at Shelter Rock Country Club in Manhasset, N.Y. as members gathered to compete in a tennis tournament to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

September 2, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the sidelines for most of 2015 with shoulder and leg injuries, Victoria Azarenka was a 6-1, 6-2 winner Tuesday in her first round match against Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic at the U.S. Open.

September 1, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

New York native Jamie Loeb went 84-9 in her college singles career at The University of North Carolina and won the 2015 NCAA National Singles Championship. This was a different day, on a different level, against a much different opponent, as Loeb made her professional debut Tuesday in front of family and friends at the U.S. Open on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium against the fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.

September 1, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The second day of the U.S. Open gets underway today, as the second half off the first-round matchups conclude on both the men’s and women’s sides.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It’s still early on Day One of the U.S. Open, but two of the top seven women are already out of contention for the Women’s Singles Title.

August 31, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

In a year already full of memorable moments, Ossining, N.Y.'s Jamie Loeb wouldn't mind adding another highlight to 2015. On Tuesday, the former North Carolina standout and 2015 NCAA Division I Singles National Champion, will step onto the courts of the U.S. Open for the first time as a professional tennis player where she will face former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, the number four seed in the Women's Singles draw.

August 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring.

August 26, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the names of 12 vocalists, all ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2015 U.S. Open, as well as on Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s U.S. Open features talent from throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area, as well as from Michigan, Florida and Georgia.

August 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that world number one Novak Djokovic and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer have been named the top two seeds, respectively, in men’s singles at the 2015 U.S. Open, headlining five U.S. Open and six Grand Slam champions to earn Top-10 seeds. 

August 25, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 28-year-old Jennifer Elie of Queens, N.Y. and 32-year-old Jesse Witten of Naples, Fla. won the 2015 U.S. Open National Playoffs–Women’s and Men’s Singles Championships to earn wild cards into the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament.

August 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2015 USTA Boys 18s National Champion Frances Tiafoe and 2013 U.S. Open Girls Singles Finalist Tornado Alicia Black have been awarded wild card entries into the U.S. Open Junior Championships, which will be played Sept. 6-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

August 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced that three New York area students were awarded an $8,000 College Educational Scholarship.