According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be cancelled on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be canceled on Wednesday. German Tennis Federation Vice President Dirk Hordorff told Sky Sports Germany : “I am also involved the in the bodies of the ATP and WTA. The necessary decisions have already been made there and Wimbledon will...Read more
ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats – Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
  | By Press Release
On Saturday, March 28, ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats —Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The six-match slate begins at 6 a.m. ET immediately following the conclusion of the previously...Read more
Members of USTA Long Island pose for a picture along with Emilio Sanchez and Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario at the 2020 Eastern Conference.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. You can see the full digital edition by clicking here . The top industry professionals and tennis leaders in the Eastern section gathered for the annual USTA Eastern Conference earlier this winter. Once again...Read more
Once you have decided that you are 100 percent sure you are being cheated, you cannot let it slide. It will bother you for the rest of the match, and it will devour your confidence.
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
I have several emotional scars from being cheated during my junior tennis days. Even though I recently turned 50 (what?!), I can remember two situations like it was yesterday. On both occasions my opponent blatantly cheated me, and both times I did not handle it well. I turned into a hopeless mess...Read more
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer and former World No. 1 Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus.
  | By Press Release
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus. Roddick, 2003 US Open champion and one of the most popular and dominant players of his era, will act as a contributing guest on the series, joining from home via...Read more
I believe, for juniors especially, coaching is about being a role model and a positive influence in their life.
  | By Michael Forte
“I made it to the final of my tournament last week!” “I got a baby puppy this week!” “My AP History class is killing me!” These are just a few of the phrases I hear on a weekly basis from students during lessons/programs, and it’s easy to assume they are being talkative or only desire attention...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Worldwide, the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought us into charted territory. In these times of social distancing and isolation, communication has never been more important. We know that tennis, and sports, take a back seat to the well-being and health of the public at-large, but we wanted to...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
It’s obviously very helpful to hit a lot of tennis balls if you are trying to become the best player you can be. However, there are times when this is not possible. Doing some things at home can add a lot to your skills on the court. First, make sure you have a good and simple stretching and...Read more
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years. The new Laykold courts will be manufactured by Advanced Polymer Technology (APT), a member of Sport Group, the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. You can read the full digital edition by clicking here . When she was around six-years-old, Julia Elbaba began playing tennis for the first time. As the young child of parents who enjoyed playing tennis,...Read more
Mindfulness and sports go hand in hand.
  | By Rob Polishook
Mindfulness and sports go hand in hand. Look no further than George Mumford’s classic book, The Mindful Athlete , and Jerry Lynch’s newest book, Win the Day . Both authors speak to how mindfulness is helpful. If you think about it, beyond the score, the game is all about adversity management,...Read more
The fifth annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine will be held on June 20 and June 21.
  | By Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). With dozens of JMTA students currently competing at top colleges across the country, the Academy announced the 2020...Read more
The 2020 French Open has been postponed to later this year and run from September 20 through October 4, tournament officials announced on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 French Open has been postponed to later this year and will run from September 20 through October 4, tournament officials announced on Tuesday. “The whole word is affected by the public health crisis connected with COVID-19,” the press release reads. “In order to ensure the health and...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
As everyone knows, we are in the process of being taught a lesson on our ability to control certain things in our day to day lives. That being said, there are things we can do to help the situation even though there are uncontrollable aspects to the problem. Applying this to a tennis match, you can...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
As a coach, I counsel many families about how much tennis children should train at different ages and whether to cross-train in other sports and it’s a common question on my podcast, The Prodigy Maker Show. The bottom line is that every kid is different. Some can play tennis exclusively from the...Read more