| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Step out of the cold and into NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9 for the 2020 New York Tennis Expo, and take advance of the fun atmosphere at no cost. With the support of USTA Eastern, the Expo will feature multiple mini-tennis courts inside the Expo Hall...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
After playing a tennis match, it is natural to critique your play and assess how things went. Since every match is different, it is likely that your positives and negatives will change from match to match. It is a great idea to come up with exactly what you are going to do before you walk on the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is proud to announce Pop.Earth as the title sponsor for our 2020 event, set for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pop.Earth is a NYS 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2012 to offer low cost to free...Read more
Why do we sometimes feel ashamed of the way we played?
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Why do we sometimes feel ashamed of the way we played? I recently congratulated one of our club players for winning two tournament events. She thanked me, but immediately said that she desperately needed a lesson. I was surprised by her expression of desperation, even more so after I found out she...Read more
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match.  Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point.
  | By Steve Annacone
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match. Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point. There are many reasons to start the point this way. Serving to the middle of the box and deep will...Read more
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019. The current world number one captured the first Grand Slam title of her career at the French Open , becoming the first Australian to win at Roland...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
A great tennis year is coming to an end, but not before we saw some amazing stories thanks to the best players on the planet! On the men’s tour, Rafael Nadal holds on to win his 19 th major title and is now closer to Roger Federer in the all-time race than he’s been in 15 years. It’s what I believe...Read more
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea.
  | By Steve Annacone
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea. Most of us use getting the player on the run, or hitting it far away from wherever the opponent is, to win the point. In addition, if you hit the ball down the middle and it is not hit...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's the time of year where many people from Long Island and New York head out on vacation. Long Island Tennis Magazine has compiled some of the top destinations for tennis players to go to enjoy vacation, and maintain their time on court. Casa de Campo...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement plans on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Australian Open champion and world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will be retiring following the 2020 Australian Open. Wozniacki made the announcement in an Instagram post, and in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America”. “In recent months, I’ve realized that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 Eastern Tennis Conference will be held on Friday, January 24 – 25, 2020 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. Each year at the conference, the Section honors and celebrates its award winners at the Annual Awards Dinner which takes place on the Saturday. Congrats to all...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine has compiled a list of some top of the tennis gifts for the upcoming holiday season: AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts AceSpace_Logo.png At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Almost every player has one side that is better than the other. Usually, a player's forehand is stronger but as the level of play gets higher, many players prefer their backhand. Once you have determined which side is better, try attacking the weaker side with your first shot—either the serve or...Read more
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today.
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today. The free agency approach was designed to allow teams more freedom to assemble their rosters during the WTT recruitment window. Free...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The SPORTIME World Tour continued to make its way across the globe, this time stopping in China as SPORTIME Syosset hosted a Beijing-themed event last weekend. Click Here to see more photos from the World Tour “The programs and the World Tour events are definitely continuing to grow,” said Jared El...Read more