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 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.

August 17, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Four-time Champion Caroline Wozniacki, Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza and French Open finalist Lucie Safarova have all been awarded wild cards into the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies, it was announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester. The WTA event, which is part of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series, will be held Aug. 21-29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

August 10, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Top American juniors Frances Tiafoe (17, College Park, Md.) and Sofia Kenin (16, Pembroke Pines, Fla.) won the USTA Boys and Girls 18s National Championships this past weekend, each earning wild cards into the main draw of the U.S. Open and headlining the annual USTA National Championships that took place last week.

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.

July 24, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

Cold Spring Harbor Country Club recently hosted its annual Member-Guest Tennis Social. Those in attendance gathered to enjoy some sun and play in the tennis tournament with their closest friends.

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 8, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across the Tri-State area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the flagship location of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Saturday, July 18, as SPORTIME/JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent in “Finding the Next Mac.”

June 30, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across Long Island were on-hand at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) on June 27 to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2015-2016 season. The day entailed a variety of tryout evaluation sessions.

June 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

World number eight Ekaterina Makarova and American Sloane Stephens have committed to play the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, a WTA event that is part of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series to be held Aug. 21-29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, as announced by Tournament Director Anne Worcester.

June 15, 2015
By Ricky Becker

In the last issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine, I tackled both sides of some issues in holding a junior tournament. I have been around tournaments for 30-plus years, as a player/coach, and bring my kids to tournaments, I think I’m a pretty good judge of what is acceptable and what is not.

June 2, 2015
By Brian Coleman

After stopping in Indian Wells, Calif. last month, the Sportime World Tour made its way across the Atlantic Ocean and into Paris for a French Open-themed event at Sportime Roslyn.

June 1, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be on hand at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of JMTA, located at 75 Haskett Drive in Syosset, N.Y. on Saturday, June 27, to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2015-2016 season. The day begins with registration at 9:00 a.m., with a variety of tryout evaluation sessions concluding at approximately 1:00 p.m.

April 7, 2015
By Ricky Becker

I’m going to take off my college consultant baseball cap and put on my ski cap for this issue. The ski cap says “Tournament Parent” on one side and “Tournament Director” on the other. 

March 17, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The Sportime World Tour continued its journey to all the top professional tournaments around the globe on March 14, stopping in Indian Wells, Calif. for the third installment of the ever-growing program.

March 4, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

For the fifth consecutive year, the Rally for Hope Tennis Charity Event will be held at Eastern Athletic Club in Blue Point, Saturday, March 28 from 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Long Island Tennis Magazine will serve as sponsor of this event along with Eastern Athletic Club.

February 11, 2015
By Lonnie Mitchel

It’s recruiting season again for us college coaches. I’m on the road quite often, driving my car to different tennis venues, diners and homes, meeting several families who want their children to get a great education and the opportunity to be a student/athlete playing tennis in college. 

January 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. Below is a list of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer.

December 30, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Marin Cilic has withdrawn from next week’s Brisbane International tournament with a right shoulder injury. The U.S. Open champion hopes of playing at 2015’s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, are now in question.

December 4, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has announced that it will be accommodating its growing Long Island base of students with a move of its home facility on Long Island to SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport this fall. The flagship JMTA location will remain at SPORTIME Randall's Island, and SPORTIME Bethpage will remain a valuable Academy resource.

December 2, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

As a result of the barrage of heat complaints by players at last year’s Australian Open, the tournament’s organizers have made slight adjustments to its extreme heat policy ahead of the 2015 edition of the Grand Slam.

November 26, 2014
By Steven Kaplan

The USTA has a whopping $30 million annual player development budget, according to The New York Times. Given their goal to "Create the Next Generation of Champions," things are not going too well. 

November 25, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The eyes of the local tennis world were recently on Sportime Kings Park, as the Sportime World Tour kicked off. The concept is to make the kids feel as if they were real professional players by tying the event to current professional tournaments being played on the ATP/WTA Tours.

November 18, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Nominating Committee has announced the nomination of Katrina M. Adams as USTA chairman of the board, CEO and president to serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Adams has served on the USTA Board of Directors for 10 years and is currently completing a two-year term as first vice president.