Teams are being decided for playoffs, and in some cases, bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head
  | By Kathy Miller
So, it’s that point in the season when we are winding down. Teams are being decided for playoffs, and in some cases, bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head. This has been the season of forfeiting courts, and now, full matches. When players join a team, it’s a commitment—a commitment to your captain...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Petra Kvitova played nearly flawless tennis at the China Open on Thursday, breezing past Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 6-4 to book her spot in the quarterfinals in just one hour and 13 minutes. “I think it was a pretty good match from my side,” said Kvitova. “I didn’t really make any east mistakes or...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school regular season is coming to a close this week with the Nassau County season winding down and the last matches in Suffolk County being played on Wednesday afternoon. Great Neck North and Roslyn each won their matches to improve to 10-2 and remain in second place in Nassau I, while...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal advanced to the final eight at the China Open in Beijing on Thursday, defeating Karen Khachanov of Russia 6-3, 6-3. The world number one is in search of his second career China Open title, with the last one coming back in 2005. He saved all six break points he faced on Thursday to beat...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Four top 20 ATP World Tour tennis players, John Isner (No. 17), Kei Nishikori (No. 14), and Bob and Mike Bryan (No. 6 doubles), are the first commitments in the player field for the inaugural New York Open at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which takes place February 11-18...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Roslyn Bulldogs improved to 9-2 in Nassau County’s top conference on Tuesday afternoon, downing Syosset 5-2 in a match resumed from last week. Natalia Krol anchored the Roslyn victory with a comeback win at first singles. Krol fought off match points and came back from a set down to beat Jessie...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nassau County Conference I leading Vikings of Port Washington continued its winning streak on Monday afternoon, beating Manhasset 7-0 to win its 10 th consecutive match and maintain its grip on first place in the county’s top conference. Port Washington got consistent play from all seven of its...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The China Open in Beijing got underway on Monday, and France’s Alize Cornet got her tournament off to a winning start by downing former world number one and 10 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4. “I am pretty happy about the way I played,” said Cornet. “It was a very consistent match. It’s never...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will be hosting its 31 st annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, November 5 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The showcase gives high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an opportunity to meet college tennis coaches, collect information, listen to experts and learn about the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
With a huge Conference II-B showdown looming on Monday, South Side needed a win to keep pace with first-place Oceanside on Thursday afternoon. And the Cyclones did just that, beating Massapequa 6-1 at Hempstead Lake State Park to notch its fifth straight victory and improve to 8-1 on the season. “I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ward Melville stayed undefeated and improved to 9-0 in Suffolk County’s League V on Wednesday afternoon, beating Sachem 6-1. Dara Berman anchored the victory with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Jackie Lindsay at second singles. Last year’s Suffolk County runner-up, Ward Melville has dropped just two matches...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A day after falling to Port Washington in a battle for first place in Nassau County’s Conference I, the Blazers of Great Neck North got back on the winning track on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Roslyn 5-2 to move to 6-2 on the season. "Playing Roslyn, I knew we would have some tough battles,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The Syosset Braves improved to 5-2 on the season, defeating Manhasset 4-2 in a Conference I showdown on Monday afternoon. “Although we are extremely young, the girls are really starting to come together, especially throughout the doubles lineup,” said Syosset Head Coach Shai Fisher. “We’re very...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Port Washington won its sixth straight match over the weekend, beating Cold Spring Harbor 6-1 to improve to 6-1 on the season and take over first place in Nassau County’s Conference I. Seventh grader Thea Rabman notched a huge win at first singles, beating Maddie Richmond 6-4, 6-2 to lead the way...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more