| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Djokovic Beats Berrettini, Wins 20 th Grand Slam Title Novak Djokovic drew even with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for the most Grand Slam titles all-time as the Serb defeated Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win the Wimbledon title and earn his 20 th career major trophy. “I consider myself [the] best...Read more
Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova will square off with the Wimbledon title on the line on Saturday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seed Ashleigh Barty and eighth-seed Karolina Pliskova will play for the Wimbledon title on Saturday, after each won their respective semifinal on Thursday. Barty was the first through, as she defeated former champion and 25 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6(3). The...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Summer is upon us and the opportunity to improve your tennis game waits. There are a number of potential areas of your game you can work on now. Hitting the ball, having a good strategy, being in good shape, and learning how to compete better, are key. Many of my students ask me to recommend some...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
I am the luckiest recreational doubles tennis player on the planet. When I step on a tennis court with Noel, our opponents’ knees are already knocking because of his ability to deliver a ball one inch over the net which then drops like a cannonball. On another USTA team, I partner with Kathi, a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, Dr. John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son...Read more
Italy's Matteo Berrettini is into the second major semifinal of his career, and he will meet Hubert Hurkacz for a spot in the finals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The final four is set for the Gentlemen’s Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships after the quarterfinal matchups on Wednesday. The surprise of the day came on Centre Court as Roger Federer bowed out of the event in straight sets. Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz took down the eight-time Wimbledon...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition In 1980, when the United States Olympic hockey team did the impossible and knocked off the previously infallible Soviet Union in what is regarded as the greatest...Read more
Angelique Kerber advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The field of eight was trimmed down to four on Tuesday, as the semifinals in the Ladies’ Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Champions is now set. The first through to the semifinals was Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova, who won yet again in straight sets as she posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have often stated how difficult competitive tennis is. There are so many different aspects for a player to focus on. Basically, tennis is a game of repetition. Players are trying to produce shots that are effective, and then, repeat them over and over. As players get better, the opponent often...Read more
Coco Gauff will become the youngest tennis player in nearly 30 years to represent the United States at the Olympics.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be 19 American tennis players heading to Tokyo to compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer, the USTA announced on Thursday. The list of players includes three former medalists—Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Rajeev Ram and David Wagner—plus 12 first-time competitors. From the USTA...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
A tennis match can be a rollercoaster ride . Players have moments when they feel everything is going right, and shortly thereafter, everything can go wrong. It can change again and again. Being on the brink of winning the match is not an easy situation. If the player is any good at all and they are...Read more
  | By Press Release
In compliance with USTA's guideline for players to avoid sharing equipment, Racket Pets presents our new bundle packs that includes a Gamma Junior Tennis Racket. Racket Pets are the first dampener and overgrip set that brings a racket to life by turning it into an adorable pet! The dampeners'...Read more
American Frances Tiafoe ousted recent French Open finalist and third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas at Wimbledon on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe recorded the biggest win of his career on Monday as he routinely defeated third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the opening round of the Wimbledon Championships. “That guy’s special,” Tiafoe said of Tsitsipas in his post-match interview. “He’s going to do a lot of...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
Many in the tennis community know that Roger Federer has won 20 Grand slams, Rafael Nadal also has won 20, and Novak Djokovic is close on the trail with 19 slams. Similarly, on the woman’s side, Serena Williams has won 23 Grand slams and is on the heels of Margaret Court who has won 24 Grand slams...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After the first year without the event since World War II, the Wimbledon Championships will return in 2021. The seeds for all events were announced on Wednesday. The Main Draw begins on Monday, June 28. Below are the singles seeds. Men’s Singles 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Daniil Medvedev 3. Stefanos...Read more