| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from Monday, September 20. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Harborfields 6, Smithtown West 1 Isabella Frangione won 6-4, 6-0 at second singles to lead...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Back in the day, we were always told to recover to the middle of the court after hitting a shot. Because the speed of the game has changed, it makes more sense these days to move towards the open court immediately after hitting your shot. In addition, try recovering to an area that leaves the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from Friday, September 17. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Syosset 5, Port Washington 2 The third doubles team of Mia Silverman & Manami Wakazono...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
Over the last few decades, off-court conditioning has moved away from distance running and focused on shorter sprints, intervals, and high intensity training. On one hand, this is a very good development by tailoring the training to the demands that tennis athlete face on the court. On the other...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
To‌ ‌close‌ ‌out‌ ‌the‌ ‌2021‌ ‌summer,‌ ‌Sportime‌ ‌Quogue‌ ‌hosted‌ ‌the‌ ‌third‌ ‌Long‌ ‌Island‌ ‌Tennis‌ ‌Magazine‌ ‌ Challenge‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌year‌ ‌this‌ ‌past‌ ‌Saturday.‌ ‌The‌ ‌event‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ ‌final‌ ‌installment‌ ‌of‌ ‌this‌ ‌summer’s‌ ‌ Challenge‌ ‌Series,‌ ‌and‌ ‌brought‌ ‌together‌...Read more
Commack improved to 3-0 on the season after a win over Smithtown West on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from on Tuesday, September 14. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Syosset 7, Friends Academy 0 Sarah Gao & Olivia Tiegerman sealed Syosset’s win by...Read more
Dasha Perfiliev hits an approach shot during her win at first singles as Port Washington defeated Roslyn on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from on Monday, September 13. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Bellmore JFK 7, Carey-Sewanhaka 0 Samantha Wieman notched a victory at first singles to lead...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have written about this before but after watching the 2021 U..S Open, I felt the need to repeat. Novak Djokovic was always the poster boy for my idea about following through the same way, regardless of how your opponent hits their shot. However, Danil Medvedev beat Novak at his own game in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Daniil Medvedev left New York following a heartbreaking defeat to Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller to determine the 2019 U.S. Open champion. On Sunday, he left his imprint on the tournament forever, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to win the U.S. Open and claim the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As Emma Raducanu served an ace past Leylah Fernandez, her third of the match, the 18-year-old from Great Britain dropped her racket and put her hands over face in disbelief. She was now a U.S. Open champion. Raducanu_Crop 3.jpg Raducanu falls to the Arthur Ashe Stadium court after she completed her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York is a city full of dreamers and made up of those who aspire to achieve greatness. For two teenagers, one from Great Britain and one from Canada, those dreams are coming true right in front of our eyes at the 2021 U.S. Open in Queens. Leylah Fernandez, who turned 19 earlier this week, and...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the September/October 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. Earlier this summer, Giuliana “Gugu” Olmos got the phone call that many athletes from all sports can only dream about getting. While driving with her husband...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Next summer, the 2022 World Maccabiah Games will be held, the 21st installment of games that bring Jewish athletes together from across the globe to Israel. The games feature more than 10,000 athletes from 80 different countries in an array of sports, but its impact stretches much further than...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic is now two wins away from a U.S. Open title and the Calendar Slam after knocking off sixth-seeded Italian Matteo Berrettini 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday night. “It was a great match, a lot of energy on the court, off the court as well. Matteo is a terrific player, and established...Read more
Angelique Kerber is one of the best counterpunchers on the WTA Tour, and does a great job of redirecting the pace of her opponents.
  | By Steve Annacone
Watching the 2021 U.S. Open, it is pretty clear that there are a lot of players who thrive on using the opponent's pace of the ball to hit their best shots. It is also apparent that when a player is able to mix up the speed, it can help draw errors or weaker shots from their opponent. A well-placed...Read more