October 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association has announced a broad professional development initiative that will help prepare the next generation of tennis providers including tennis professionals, coaches, and administrators. Titled USTA University (USTAU), the program will offer curricula in tennis, management, hospitality and sport science.

September 28, 2015
By Kathy Miller

Another USTA season is coming to an end. Some playoff matches have concluded and others are still being scheduled at the time this article went to print. I am going to save the list of winners for the next issue so it will be complete.

September 23, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) doubles partners Justyna Krol & Alessia Rossetti played their way to the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) championship match Monday afternoon, after drawing Nour Kaddour & Ashley Loft of Southern New Hampshire State University.

September 15, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With the 2015-16 collegiate tennis year getting underway, the ITA has announced the 2015 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Women's and Men’s Division I Preseason Rankings.

September 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

MBR Builders is a nationwide expert in all facets of construction and renovations of metal buildings for the indoor tennis market. With more than 50 years of combined experience of their highly qualified staff, MBR offers a full range of services for your tennis club.

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

Bested by fatigue, cramps and temperatures in the mid-90s, American Mardy Fish closed out his career Wednesday afternoon at Louis Armstrong Stadium, falling 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 5-7, 3-6 in over three hours at the U.S. Open to the 18th-seeded Feliciano Lopez.

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.

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 28, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy.

August 27, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Architect Philip Rossillo and Builder John DeVito of 456 Development Group recently launched their latest project, 100 Crescent, during a sunset cocktail party to benefit Autism Speaks.

August 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The women's tennis coaches in the East Coast Conference (ECC) have selected the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Bears as an unanimous favorite to win the ECC Women's Tennis Championship in 2015. NYIT's Alessia Rossetti (Minusio, Switzerland) has also been named the Preseason Player of the Year.

August 19, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced a series of physical improvements, fan and player upgrades, and new sponsor activations that will be unveiled at the 2015 U.S. Open. The main draw of the tournament begins Monday, Aug. 31 and concludes Sunday, Sept. 13, with qualifying starting on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Women’s Amateur Division draw at the third installment of the 2015 Long Island Tennis Challenge, held in early August at Engineer’s Country Club, was one of the strongest fields the tournament has seen. It made for a highly competitive and well-balanced tournament.

August 5, 2015
By Kathy Miller

Congratulations to Long Island’s 6.0 and 8.0 Mixed-Doubles teams who both won at Sectionals and will be advancing to the National Championships. The 6.0 team played out of Christopher Morley and is captained by Darlene Sotomayor. The 8.0 team played out of Long Beach Tennis and is captained by Andrew Camacho. Good luck to both teams!

August 4, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

The Hamlet Country Club opened their gates to members and guests who entered to play in the Club’s Annual Tennis and BBQ Mixed-Doubles Tournament this past Saturday night. Those in attendance enjoyed a nice summer evening and also an assortment of food and beverages.

August 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Some of the best in the area at keeping you in shape and on the court, including: Dr. Tom Ferraro, NY Bone and Joint Specialists, Orin & Cohen, Peak Performance, Dr. Arnold Sherman, and Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. 

August 3, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Twenty-year-old Samantha Crawford of Tamarac, Fla., the 2012 U.S. Open Girls Champion, will compete in the U.S. Open main draw for the second time in her career, after winning the USTA Pro Circuit’s U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge.

July 24, 2015
By Emilie Katz

Former tennis player Li Na and her husband Dennis had their first child, Alisa, in June. Li Na retired from tennis last year due to recurring knee injuries, following a stellar career that saw her become the first Asian Grand Slam champion.

July 24, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 12th season of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, the five-week North American summer tennis season that links seven ATP World Tour and WTA summer hard court tournaments to the U.S. Open, launches next week with the men’s BB&T Atlanta Open. Since its inception in 2004, the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series has increased television viewership and event attendance, while generating new corporate partnerships for the sport.

July 22, 2015
By Brian Coleman

From an early age, Noah Rubin had a strong connection to the sport of tennis. The Long Island native had a racquet in his hands before he could walk, and was hitting balls while still in diapers. Hailing from a family of tennis players, he was born with the sport in his blood.

July 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that for the 2015 summer tennis season, ESPN will broadcast over 1,800 hours of live tennis action across it’s platforms as the exclusive live domestic television and digital media partner for the U.S. Open and Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series. The year 2015 marks the first year of an 11-year agreement between the USTA and ESPN, which will see the U.S. Open carried on ESPN through 2025.

July 21, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The first Har-Tru court was constructed in Hagerstown, Md. in 1932 and a brand was born. Har-Tru is consistent, timeless and intimately acquainted with some of the greatest moments in the history of the game.

July 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number one and two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo headlines the class of 2015 set for induction this weekend at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I.