Airam Castellano and Caio Zampieri  celebrate after clinching the Men's Pro title at the 2019 Long Island Tennis Challenge.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the sixth consecutive year, Long Island Tennis Magazine brought together tennis players of all ages and levels together for a day of competitive tennis, fun, friends and food as it hosted the annual Long Island Tennis Challenge at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, N.Y. The...Read more
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire is entering its second year of a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage healthy...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The second annual Big Apple International Cup brought some of the best junior players in the world to the United States Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. as teams from Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Spain and the United States competed against one another. “The Big...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Port Washington boys varsity tennis team conducted its annual Play with the Teachers tournament on Tuesday to raise money for autism awareness. Each player from the team paired up with a teacher or administrator from the school district to compete in a friendly doubles tournament. The team’s...Read more
Ashleigh Barty won her first career major title after a dominant two-week run at the French Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A wild and entertaining fortnight in Paris came to a close this past weekend as the tennis world put the 2019 French Open into the books . The two singles champions could not be more juxtaposed, as Rafael Nadal won at Roland Garros for a remarkable 12 th time, while Australia’s Ashleigh Barty took...Read more
Photo credit: USTA/Garrett Ellwood
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The King of Clay continued his mastery on Friday, as Rafael Nadal improved his record at the French Open to 92-2 after a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Roger Federer. Nadal’s worked through light rain and gusts of wind of up to 39 miles per hour, to dispatch of the world number three in two hours and 25...Read more
Photo credit: Getty Images/David Tran
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I see this all too often in my travels as a collegiate head coach at the State University of New York at Oneonta—many players being trained by academy pros being advised not to play high school tennis. As I also go through the many letters, notes and communication I receive from potential student/...Read more
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  | By Steven Kaplan
Participation in high school tennis is not thriving on Long Island. That's too bad because school tennis is not just an extracurricular activity, it's an essential part of a well-rounded tennis experience for 98 percent of all young players. It develops teamwork, school spirit and socialization...Read more
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday. The New Jersey-born Anisimova sealed the victory with a backhand winner up the line, and...Read more
Novak Djokovic moved within two wins of completing the Novak Slam for the second time in his career after reaching the French Open semifinals on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem both notched straight-sets victories in their respective quarterfinal matches at the French Open on Thursday, setting up a semifinal clash between the top-ranked and fourth-ranked players in the world. Djokovic, owner of the last three Grand Slams on the ATP Tour,...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi has announced that former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will play for the team on Thursday, July 18 at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning when the Empire take on the visiting Orange County Breakers.
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi has announced that former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will play for the team on Thursday, July 18 at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning when the Empire take on the visiting Orange County Breakers. The match begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 Big Apple Cup continued on Wednesday, with teams from across the world competing against one another at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Some of the top junior players from Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico and Spain are in New York to battle top juniors from the Eastern...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans will have the opportunity to see two of the sport’s all-time greats, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, compete against one another for the 39 th time after each won their respective quarterfinal matchups at the French Open on Tuesday. The 11-time Roland Garros champion took on seventh-...Read more
Ryan Fishback captured the NYSPHSAA title with a three-set win over Syosset's Kabir Rajpal.
  | By Brian Coleman
A year ago, Ryan Fishback came up short in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Singles final, falling to Oyster Bay’s Patrick Maloney in straight sets. The Geneva junior would not be denied this year, however, as he defeated Syosset’s Kabir Rajpal 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Scarsdale’s Nikolay Sahakyan and Jason Shuler won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) doubles title on Saturday, defeating the defending champions from Mamaroneck, Charlie Levinson and Connor Aylett, 6-3, 6-7, 6-4. Sahakyan and Shuler had several match points in...Read more