| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former player Rebecca Fakas has been named the interim head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis programs at Adelphi University, director of athletics Danny McCabe announced on Monday . Fakas takes over for Joanna Haich, who had been the head coach starting in the 2016-17 season after serving...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams of the United States advanced to round two of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, after her 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 win over German Andrea Petkovic in round one action. "I haven’t played in forever, so that was challenging in itself, to get back into competition," said Venus post-match. “It...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
I have been treating athletes for the last 20 years, and after all this time, I can conclude that their issues fall into one of the following two categories: They will fail either out of a fear of success or due growing self-doubt. In this article, let us explore the former issue, the so-called “...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
All the top tennis pros wear two pairs of socks when competing. Roger Federer is no exception. So then, why is wearing two pairs of socks important for tennis players? Elso_Pic.jpg Wearing shoes and one pair of socks create two interfaces: The skin-sock interface and the sock-shoe interface, with...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
In early February, Brayden Schnur reached the quarterfinals of the RBC Tennis Championships, an ATP Challenger Tour tournament in Dallas. But he was soon under the weather, and didn’t know what his next move would be. “Coming from Dallas, I wasn’t even sure if I was going to show up here,” Schnur...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 New York Tennis Expo was a huge success as more than 5,000 guests came out to enjoy this one-day celebration of tennis. Once again, we displayed the latest and trendiest in tennis apparel with our Tennis Fashion Show, as players from local high school teams modeled tennis outfits and gear...Read more
World TeamTennis is growing to a league of eight teams for its upcoming 44th season after the league announced expansion franchises in Las Vegas and Orlando will begin play in July.
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis is growing to a league of eight teams for its upcoming 44 th season after the league announced expansion franchises in Las Vegas and Orlando will begin play in July. WTT jointly announced its 59-match regular season – seven home matches and seven away matches for each team – in...Read more
Back and better than ever, the New York Tennis Expo returned to NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Feb. 9, with more than 5,000 people coming out for an all-day celebration of tennis.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Back and better than ever, the New York Tennis Expo returned to NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Feb. 9, with more than 5,000 people coming out for an all-day celebration of tennis as Long Island and New York Tennis Magazines joined forces with GF Sports to kick off the...Read more
Prior to the New York Tennis Expo and the New York Open, the facility hosted this Clinic once again, and were joined by legendary coach and IMG Academy’s Nick Bollettieri, Columbia Men’s Tennis Associate Head Coach Howie Endelman, former Columbia standout
  | By Brian Coleman
Each year, Steve Kaplan and the Bethpage Park Tennis Center hosts an instructional High School Coaches Clinic, which brings together coaches from the middle school, junior varsity and varsity levels as they prepare for the upcoming season. Prior to the New York Tennis Expo and the New York Open,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB) announced on Thursday that the “Road to the Little Mo Nationals” will return for its 22 nd year this summer. The circuit begins each spring with 20 different sectionals held across the country, which advance to four regionals held in the summer,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the ATP and WTA Tours competing for Australian Open glory Down Under, local junior players took to the courts of SPORTIME Kings Park for a special event, as the SPORTIME World Tour made its annual stop in Melbourne for an Australian Open-themed event. “The Melbourne World Tour event at...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Standing above the rest in New York is no easy task … even if you stand at 6’11”. But that is just what Reilly Opelka did over the course of a week at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. The 21-year-old American captured the second-ever New York Open singles title...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan won the Delray Beach Open doubles title for the fifth time in their careers on Sunday, defeating a different pair of brothers, Ken and Neal Skupski, 7-6(5), 6-4.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bob and Mike Bryan won the Delray Beach Open doubles title for the fifth time in their careers on Sunday, defeating a different pair of brothers, Ken and Neal Skupski, 7-6(5), 6-4. It’s the brother’s 117 th title overall, but their first since last April in Monte Carlo. It was after that tournament...Read more
Radu Albot (right), seen here playing doubles with Malek Jaziri at the 2018 U.S. Open, won the first singles title of his career on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Radu Albot became the first Moldovan to win an ATP Tour title as he came back to defeat British qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) and win the Delray Beach Open title on Sunday. “It feels unbelievable,” he said afterwards. “You work so much. You work your whole life, your whole career and at...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
“That ball was in!” she yells at a USTA playoff match. Her competitor, who stands four feet from where the ball landed, says, “My partner and I called it out at the same time. It is our call. The ball was out.” “The ball was in!”, the player repeats and stomps her feet. On the sidelines, her...Read more