News and notes from across the L.I. tennis community
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff



Manhasset’s Amanda Foo commits to Stony Brook
Former Manhasset standout Amanda Foo will be keeping her talents on Long Island for her college career. Foo, who led Manhasset to the 2015 Nassau County Championship, committed to play her college tennis at Stony Brook University next fall.



Carefree hosts egg hunt
Carefree Racquet Club hosted an Egg Hunt for its QuickStart Tot Program. The program’s children hunted for eggs filled with candies throughout the courts to kick off the spring season.


Local collegians find home court at Point Set
Point Set Tennis in Oceanside, N.Y. has played host to some college tennis over the past few months. The men’s and women’s tennis teams from both Hofstra University and Adelphi University have played many of its home matches at Point Set in their spring seasons, demonstrating the connection between Long Island’s top colleges and local clubs.


Great Neck’s Michele Lehat enjoying stellar freshman campaign
Great Neck’s Michele Lehat has enjoyed a wonderful freshman campaign with Brandeis University in Massachusetts. Lehat, who played at Great Neck North High School, was a big part of a recent three-match winning streak for Brandeis, winning all of her third singles matches.


Sportime Massapequa crowns winners in 7.0 Mixed Doubles event
Sportime Massapequa recently played host to a 7.0 Mixed-Doubles tournament. After an exciting day of tennis, Wai Chiu-Leong & Ellie Wang (pictured left) defeated the team of Jung Park & Jessica Fu (pictured right) in the finals to capture the 7.0 Mixed-Doubles Championship.


Peak Performance’s John Finneran visits Long Beach’s Career Day
Peak Performance Physical Therapy was on hand at Long Beach High School’s recent Career Day. John Finneran, a physical therapist who treats patients at Peak Performance’s Island Park, N.Y. location, visited the Career Day to discuss the different career paths that Peak Performance offers.





National Tennis Center welcomes 100-plus from Cultural Arts Academy Charter School
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center recently played host to more than 100 students from the Cultural Arts Academy Charter School for a day of tennis, fun and excitement.


Cold Spring Harbor's Battaglia headed to Yale
Cold Spring Harbor's Madison Battaglia has made the decision to continue her tennis career at Yale University.

"I just had a large number of opportunities and a lot of great offers, so it was difficult to choose,” Battaglia told “But I just liked Yale the best because the team, the coaches and the professors were so nice and welcoming. They just had a vibe about them that made them different from every other school that I visited."