| By Kathy Miller

Long Island had a great year at the USTA Sectional League Championships! Teams that advanced to the National Championship are:

18 & Over League
►3.5 Women from Sportime Syosset (captains Dawn Schosberg & Jeanette Romano)
►4.0 Women from Christopher Morley (captains Seema Imberman & Therese Direnzo)
►3.5 Men from Eastern Athletic Blue Point (captains Michael Siegmund & John Selvaggio)
►5.0 Men from Shelter Rock (captain Joe Polestino)

40 & Over League
►4.5 Women from Jericho-Westbury (captains Tina Stellato-Villegas & Karen Levine)
►3.0 Men from Sportime Kings Park (captain William Carson)
►3.5 Men from Eastern-Athletic Blue Point (captains Michael Siegmund & Henry Winnicki)
►4.5 Men from Christopher Morley (captains Jonathan Klee & Lionel Goldberg)

55 & Over
►8.0 Women from Point Set (captains Ann McGrath & Dale Conway)

65 & Over
►7.0 Women from Sportime Lynbrook (captains Pat Molloy & Leslie Wecksler)

Jamie Stickney, coordinator for the Mixed-Doubles League and the Tri-Level, has started a 40 & Over Mixed-Doubles League which is presently playing. Great start to a new League and we look forward to lots of growth in the future. The 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5 Tri-Level League is also in progress.

The 18 & Over USTA Mixed-Doubles League will start in December. We will have teams at the combined levels of 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0. Matches consist of three courts of mixed-doubles. Anyone starting a team or looking to play on a team should contact Jamie by e-mail at LIMixedUSTA@gmail.com.

We wish everyone a very healthy and happy holiday season!


2016 USTA Sectional 8.0 Women’s champs from Point Set, captained by Ann McGrath & Dale Conway


The 3.5 Women from Sportime Syosset, captained by Dawn Schosberg & Jeanette Romano, are headed to Nationals


The 3.5 Men from Eastern-Athletic Blue Point, captained by Michael Siegmund & Henry Winnicki, are headed to Nationals


Captains Seema Imberman & Therese Direnzo will lead the 4.0 Women from Christopher Morley into Nationals


The 4.5 Women’s team from Jericho-Westbury Tennis, captained by Tina Stellato-Villegas & Karen Levine


Captains Pat Molloy & Leslie Wecksler led the 7.0 Women from Sportime Lynbrook to the Sectional Championships


The 3.5 Men’s team from Eastern Athletic Blue-Point, captained by Michael Siegmund & John Selvaggio, are headed to Nationals


Captains Jonathan Klee & Lionel Goldberg will lead the 4.5 Men from Christopher Morley to the USTA Nationals

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller is the manager at Carefree Racquet Club and is also the Adult League Coordinator for USTA/Long Island. She may be reached at kathym65@aol.com.