| By Luke Jensen
Let's get the tennis ball rolling into a new you on the tennis court! A new approach to a tactical you and how about the Americans at a red white and blue 2017 U.S. Open?! As usual, I am pumped up about a new edition to the Jensen Zone. So many things to cover, but I can only do it in so many words...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Up_or_Down_Logo.jpg Up or Down is a new tennis apparel company, established with one vision in mind: To Unite the Tennis Order. Tennis matches begin with a spin of the racket, followed by the words, "Up Or Down." It is here where the match truly begins! The spinning of the racket is the game within...Read more
  | By Lisa Dodson
Hurry! Turn! Move your feet! Watch the ball! Hit up! These are catch phrases that so many instructors use that are really meaningless without explanation. Yet they are yelled across the court everywhere as though repeating them over and over will do the trick. Then, we have an overload of online...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Serena Williams has entered to play in the 2018 Australian Open next month according to tournament director Craig Tiley. “She has got her visa, she has entered, she’s practicing, and she probably just needs a bit more space for a bigger entourage,” said Tiley. “There is no...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
Many people have their opinions of how someone became so good on the ATP Tour and then there are those who played and saw the progression of how someone became such a great tennis player. I am not sure if I was fortunate or unfortunate to have played Kevin Anderson five times on the ATP Tour. I was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Get some great gift ideas for the 2017 holiday season from some of the sport’s top providers in Long Island Tennis Magazine's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a look some of the hottest tennis travel destinations, including Academia Sanchez-Casal, Albany Tennis Academy, Casa de Campo, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Peter Kaplan’s Westhampton Beach Junior/Adult Tennis Academy, and Tennis Fantasies With John Newcombe and The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Radek Stepanek announced a new coaching partnership on Thursday, as the recently-retired Stepanek will reportedly accompany Andre Agassi on Djokovic’s coaching team. Djokovic made the announcement on Instagram Live earlier Thursday. Stepanek announced his retirement from his...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I have written about this subject in the past, Division III tennis and reality. I will reiterate this in the strongest way possible. As a Division III tennis coach for both men and women, I am partial to the experience provided to the student/athlete in what is perceived incorrectly by many in the...Read more
  | By Irina Belfer-Lehat
Fall is the busiest time for parents and student-athletes heading back to school as all have a busy schedule and are re-adjusting to the hectic hours. Anxiety, stress and feeling overwhelmed are major factors that affect everyone, especially as the school year progresses and the activities begin to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, Long Island Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top...Read more
World number 18 Lucas Pouille clinched the Davis Cup Championship victory for the French with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 win over Steve Darcis of Belgium
  | By Eric C. Peck
France captured its 10th Davis Cup title, with a 3-2 victory over Belgium at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France. World number 18 Lucas Pouille clinched the victory for the French with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 win over Steve Darcis, currently ranked 77th in the world. Pouille entered the match having lost...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Most major sports have been the subject of great movies. For example, baseball has “The Natural,” boxing has “Rocky” and “Raging Bull,” basketball has “Hoosiers,” and running has “Chariots of Fire.” Even the low budget film, “Slap Shot” is a hilarious take on hockey to name a few. With “Battle of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Long Island and the New York Open are giving adult league players the opportunity to play where the pros play at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum when professional tennis returns to Long Island in February. Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles 8.0 combined level (two 4.0,...Read more