| By Press Release
The USTA today announced an extensive line-up of musical talent that will entertain fans over the course of the three-week 2019 US Open. Beginning with Fan Week and concluding with the men’s singles championship, the US Open will feature a diverse array of talents representing all musical genres...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Tom Ferraro (516) 248-7189 DrTomFerraro.com DrTFerraro@aol.com Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally-known sport psychologist designated as one of “The nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and...Read more
  | By Press Release
Tennis stars John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe will be joined by other greats of the sport including Kim Clijsters at the 5th Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s Pro-Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 24. This event raises funds for John McEnroe's nonprofit Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), which...Read more
  | By Press Release
It was recently announced that the Israel Tennis Centers has changed its name to the Israel Tennis and Education Centers. The Israel Tennis & Education Centers is celebrating its extraordinary legacy that has taken them from 1 Center in 1976 to 14 and growing strong, while impacting over 500,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A major health problem that has consumed much of the United States over the last decade is that of childhood obesity. Proper nutrition and formulating a healthy diet has become a major point of emphasis, but there is still work to be done to educate much of the public on how to eat right. With that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second and final Kids Day of the 2019 summer took place on Thursday afternoon as Suffolk County Kids Day took place at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, N.Y. Nearly 200 kids took to the courts for a day of tennis and other fun in a successful encore of Nassau County Kids Day which...Read more
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis’ 44 th season has been whittled down to four semifinalists competing in the 2019 WTT Playoffs, held for the first time in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with the semifinals taking place on Friday, with the WTT Final to follow on Saturday. The teams vying to hoist the King Trophy –...Read more
  | By Mike Puc
With 25 teams competing in nine different leagues at my local club, it seems like there is always a match to play. Playing in a game to prepare for a match and then playing in a match may improve your match play, but it is a difficult scenario to add new shots to your repertoire. Even clinics,...Read more
Kirsten Flipkens returned to the New York Empire on Wednesday night and won the decisive match at women's singles to propel her team into the World TeamTennis playoffs.
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi are headed to the World TeamTennis Playoffs for the first time in franchise history. On the final day of the regular season, the visiting Empire edged the Philadelphia Freedoms in dramatic fashion Wednesday night, 21-16 , at Hagan Arena at Saint Joseph’s...Read more
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi faces a must-win scenario on Wednesday, July 31 and playoff uncertainty after falling to the first-place Philadelphia Freedoms tonight at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx, 25-15. The Empire move to 7-6 while Philadelphia improves to 11-2...Read more
  | By Gino Fava
The underhand serve , if executed properly, will get people out of their seats, up off the couch, and add tremendous excitement to the sport of tennis. Like the behind the back pass in hockey, or the alley-oop dunk in basketball, the scissor kick over the shoulder in soccer, these are exciting...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi is set to honor tennis icon, Billie Jean King, on Tuesday, July 30 as part of ‘Empower Her’ night at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. Ten women who’ve spent their entire lives inspiring today’s youth will be a
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi is set to honor tennis icon, Billie Jean King, on Tuesday, July 30 as part of ‘Empower Her’ night at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. Ten women who’ve spent their entire lives inspiring today’s youth will be a part of the ceremony. This is the...Read more
The 18 & Over 7.0 Mixed team from Point Set, captained by Lori Sarnelli, will be advancing to Nationals
  | By Kathy Miller
Long Island’s 18 & Over Mixed Doubles League had a great showing at the Sectional Championship in Schenectady, N.Y. The teams advancing were as follows: ►​Sportime Lynbrook’s 6.0 team, captained by Jamie Devine ►Point Set’s 7.0 team, captained by Lori Sarnelli, which will be advancing to...Read more
Former world number ones Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams have been awarded the first wild cards for the 2019 Western & Southern Open
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number ones Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams have been awarded the first wild cards for the 2019 Western & Southern Open. Both players join the main draw field for the tournament that will be held Aug. 10-18 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio. “Maria and Venus are...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. New York’s harsh winters make outdoor tennis strictly a seasonal sport—unless you can move it indoors. And while indoor tennis may seem like an...Read more