US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It felt different because that’s the first time in my life I was stepping out on the centre court in the first round of a Grand Slam as a...Read more
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes. “I knew that she’s going to be very motivated at the beginning. We played together a few months ago, and it was very close,” said Halep. “I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of their first-round Wimbledon clash last year, Coco Gauff and Venus Williams met in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. Once again, it was Gauff who came out on top in this generational battle, as she advanced with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory. “I definitely was more...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
This story first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The “Big Three” As the calendar flips to a new decade, three familiar names still remain atop the ATP World Tour rankings. The three greatest players of all-...Read more
Beginning this year, Queens College will begin offering a new course designed to increase the quality and quantity of professionals in the tennis industry.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beginning this year, Queens College will begin offering a new course designed to increase the quality and quantity of professionals in the tennis industry. The course is the product of a partnership between the USTA-U and CUNY (City University of New York), who are teaming up to provide an...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is a celebration of all things tennis, but that doesn't mean the fun is limited to only tennis-related activities. We are excited to announce that the New York Islanders will be in attendance at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After serving as the interim coach this past fall, Rebecca Fakas was named the head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Adelphi University on Monday. “We are thrilled to welcome Rebecca as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Adelphi,” Adelphi’s Director of Athletics and...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
There are basically three ways to win a point in a tennis match. The most common, and also most difficult idea to execute, is to hit a winner. This means hitting a shot that the opponent cannot return and it requires a high level of expertise to be successful during match play. I strongly advise...Read more
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is just one month away. Make sure to sign up for your free ticket and come enjoy an array of games and activities on Sunday, Feb. 9, including Beach Tennis.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There is just one month remaining until the country’s largest tennis expo descends on NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as the New York Tennis Expo makes its return on Sunday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Preregistration for the event has already exceeded 3,000...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have often talked about how we tend to gravitate towards whatever is comfortable on the tennis court. Many times, this means serving, returning and then recovering to the middle of the court about a few feet behind the baseline to exchange groundstrokes. A good opponent is likely to try to take...Read more
The 30th annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Dinner will take place during the New York Open in 2020, as the best and brightest in tennis on Long Island will be honored on Wednesday, February 12 prior to the start of that night's evening session matches
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 30th annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Ceremony will take place during the New York Open , as the best and brightest in tennis on Long Island will be honored on Wednesday, February 12 prior to the start of that night's evening session matches. By combining the annual awards ceremony with...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island in just one month, and we are excited to announce that Hannah Berner, star of Bravo TV's hit show Summer House, and Julia Elbaba, former all-American at the University of Virginia, will join us on Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the...Read more
Top-ranked American John Isner returns to NYCB LIVE for a third consecutive year.
  | By Press Release
The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Just like in a football game or at a timeout in a basketball game, you can plan a play before you start a point in a tennis match. Your idea needs to be simple and you must understand that, in tennis, you may not have the ability to control all of the variables required to execute it. If you have a...Read more
Nick Bollettieri and the IMG Academy will once again be a part of the New York Tennis Expo, scheduled for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is committed to bringing the very best tennis experience to its thousands of attendees, and we are excited to announce that legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri will be joining us at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9...Read more