| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full issue. The local tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities and some of the top coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis...Read more
Football games are won or lost during the first few plays of a game. Tennis players can learn how to win if they can see how to dominate in the same way.
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
To become a champion, you must have talent, fitness, good coaching, money, supportive parents, access to courts, discipline and patience. The sport psychologist is usually called upon when a player is having trouble with anxiety, anger, confidence, focus or pain tolerance. Any coach and athlete...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has named Patrick Galbraith its new board chairman and president, the organization announced on Tuesday. Galbraith will succeed Katrina Adams, who served two consecutive terms, and was the first African-American as well as the first former professional...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Albany_Tennis_Academy_Logo.png Albany Tennis Academy (242) 823-5979 WindsorHighSchoolatAlbany.com GrantDoyle@WindsorPrep.com Located on New Providence in The Bahamas, the Albany Tennis Academy is set on the 25-acre campus of Windsor High School, adjacent to the renowned, luxury resort community of...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
In my first book, Tennis Inside the Zone: Mental Training Workouts for Champions , I wrote a chapter entitled, “OMG, I’m Nervous …What Do I Do?” At the time I wrote that chapter, that was the top question tennis players brought to me. But there is another question tennis players experience and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the last Davis Cup final played under the current format, Croatia delivered a dominating performance over the weekend, bringing home the trophy for the second time in the nation’s history with a 3-1 win over France. “It’s not every day that you become a world champion,” said Marin Cilic. “For us...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
During my playing days, I had the opportunity to play for a National Singles Championship. After a great streak of matches, I reached the finals. The night before the match, I was extremely nervous. I had beaten my opponent three times already during the year, but I was not sure of myself. All...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
Tennis stars … the cold months are upon us and it is time to make sure our tennis skills don’t go into a deep freeze. I always found cold conditions to be an advantage for me when I walked onto the court. I grew up in a small town in Michigan. With no indoor tennis opportunities near me, most of...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
In the seventh year into my career coaching at the State University of New York at Oneonta, I have critically observed the trends of younger people between the ages of 17-22, both as a coach and classroom lecturer. This age (17-22) is classified as “Generation Z,” a generation that is digitally...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Teenager Whitney Osuigwe clinched her spot in the 2019 Australian Open main draw, winning the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Australian Open Wild Card Challenge, the USTA announced on Monday. The challenge lasted for four weeks and included a number of different USTA Pro Circuit...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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  | By Michael Smookler
It’s at that moment you realize your opponent looks strange. The ball isn’t bouncing the right way. You say, “Oh, they’re a lefty.” Speaking from the lefty’s point of view, the most important tactic is to get off to a quick start. The lack of awareness from your opponent is an advantage you should...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Germany’s Alexander Zverev won the biggest title of his career on Sunday, becoming the youngest player ever to win the Nitto ATP Finals as he defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 in Sunday’s championship. “This is the biggest title of my career so far,” said Zverev. “This trophy means a lot...Read more
  | By Bo Zaputovic
The game of tennis is always changing and evolving, and in order to keep up with the latest trends, we must adapt. Tennis, as a sport, has seen many evolutions over the last few decades. In addition to constant technological advancements in equipment, one trend that has swept the sport over the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, high school athletes across the country signed their official letters of intent to the colleges and universities they would attend next year. At Christopher Morley Tennis in Roslyn, two of the program’s top players, Cannon Kingsley and Neel Rajesh, made their college commitments in...Read more