Looking to play college tennis
  | By Steve Annacone
Practicing groundstrokes seems to be the main focus of most players. Rather than just standing in the middle of the baseline and starting the rally with a feed straight ahead, use your serve and return of serve to start the point. Hit the serve very slowly at first and hit the return of serve so...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Over the many years that I have coached top juniors, it's clear that some players dwell on failure more than others. Some move on after a small or even large setback, while others make excuses and remain stuck in place. No matter how good a player you may be, the simple fact is that there is no...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
It has been widely circulated that during this life-changing pandemic people have started evaluating what is important to them. While family is certainly number one, the circumstances of COVID has gotten me to appreciate something that I knew all along: Tennis is that friend who is always there for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The regular season has come to an end in Nassau County, as the Individual County Tournament is set for next weekend with the team playoffs scheduled for the following week. Below are the final standings: Conference I - Co-Champions: Hewlett/Port Washington/Syosset Team W L Syosset 6 1 Hewlett 6 1...Read more
Emma Sarner won 6-4, 6-1 at third singles as Hills East edged Commack 4-3.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from this past weekend. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Hills East 4, Commack 3 Hills East won all three doubles flights and Emma Sarner won 6-4, 6-1...Read more
Ellie Ross won at second singles as Port Washington defeated Jericho on Thursday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from Thursday, March 25. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Port Washington 6, Jericho 1 Samantha Radinsky & Phoebe Levitsky won 6-2, 6-4 at first...Read more
No matter how long we have been playing, or how many lessons we have taken, we are rarely pleased with our performance. Why is that?
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Playing tennis is easy, right? Most people can hit the ball over the net a few times. Some people can direct the ball to certain areas of the court in order to make their opponent run. More experienced players can even execute strategic patterns of shots based on a game plan that is designed to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from Tuesday, March 24. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Herricks 4, Friends Academy 3 Adrianna Staniszewski & Katrina Ng came back to win 2-6, 6-3...Read more
Syosset won all four doubles flights to defeat Hewlett 4-3 on Monday afternoon.
  | By Brian Coleman
Syosset 4, Hewlett 3 The Braves won all four doubles flights, including the clinching 6-4, 6-2 victory from the second doubles team of Sara Garo & Amanda Huang, to defeat Hewlett. Click Here to see more photos from Syosset vs. Hewlett Friends Academy 5, North Shore 2 Erica Na & Alexandra...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
This is the time of year when many players start to venture outside for their tennis matches. The wind tends to make tennis quite challenging, especially in the early spring. In addition, those of you going from indoors to outdoors have to adjust to all of the imperfections when playing in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from high school tennis on Long Island from both Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20. Friday ►Massapequa 4, Bellmore 3 ►Oceanside 6, Mepham 1 ►Syosset 5, Jericho 2 ►Garden City 5, Friends Academy 2 ►Locust Valley 6, Oyster Bay 1 ►North Shore 6, Plainview-Old Bethpage 1 ►...Read more
Many people think that if a player works harder, push’s stronger, and focuses on the prize with more intensity that that will be enough. Certainly, these elements are important even vital. However, this doesn’t take into account the whole picture.
  | By Rob Polishook
What’s the secret to being your best? How do the top pros sustain their performance tournament after tournament? Clearly, this is an important question, one worth exploring and trying to understand. With this knowledge, we could greatly improve our individual performance, coaches could better guide...Read more
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo featured a large tennis clinic for kids with Autism taught by local high school and college players, as well as legendary coach Nick Bollettieri.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the highlights each year in the Long Island and Metro tennis communities has been the New York Tennis Expo that is hosted by Long Island and New York Tennis Magazine, and is a celebration of all things tennis that brings the community and industry together for a free day of fun. The event...Read more
Syosset got a total team effort to defeat Great Neck North on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Syosset 6, Great Neck North 0 Elsie Ho & Abby Glenn clinched Syosset’s victory with a triumph at third doubles. Port Washington 4, Manhasset 3 The first doubles tandem of Phoebe Levitsky & Samantha Radinsky came back to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 and clinch Port Washington’s victory over Manhasset...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine's 2021 Camp Guide Bethpage Park Tennis Center Summer Tennis Camp 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 Bethpage_Park_Logo.jpg Farmingdale, NY (516) 777-1358 BethpageParkTennis.com The 2021 Summer Junior Tennis Program at Bethpage Park Tennis Center, where Safety,...Read more