The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association.
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association. The announcement was made by Patrick Galbraith, USTA Chairman of the Board and President, who led the search...Read more
Westhampton Beach, defending Long Island champions, are the top-seed in the Suffolk County tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school regular season’s have come to a close, and the team playoffs get underway on Thursday afternoon with a couple of the first round matchups, while the Suffolk County opening round begins next Tuesday. The top four seeds in Nassau are Port Washington, Great Neck North, Syosset and...Read more
Port Washington wrapped up its undefeated regular season on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the Nassau County Individual Championships on tap for this weekend, the regular season came to a close on Tuesday afternoon. The Syosset Braves, who will enter the playoffs as the third seed, celebrated Senior Day as it took on Conference I champions Port Washington. The Vikings wrapped up its...Read more
Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point.
  | By Steve Annacone
I think it is extremely important to stay with what is working in tennis. Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point. All that is necessary to keep your opponent off balance is to do the unexpected once in a while. For...Read more
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open, American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open , American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title. The 15-year-old Delray Beach, Fla. native captured the Upper Austria Ladies Linz title, holding on to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday. “I’m...Read more
Port Washington won Nassau County's Conference I for the third straight season with a win on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the third straight year, Port Washington is the champion of Nassau County’s Conference I. The Vikings concluded its regular season at 12-0 thanks to a 6-1 win over Manhasset on Thursday afternoon. The team’s doubles duos led the way, notching wins at first, second, third and fourth doubles...Read more
Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
Andy Murray lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in Shanghai on Tuesday, but said he continues to make progress in his comeback.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is climbing his way back into form, and that continued in Shanghai this week. Murray battled against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday , and the two were involved in a back-and-forth dialogue after Fognini appeared to shout as...Read more
Islip honored its seniors, and picked up a victory, on Monday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the regular season winding down, many teams celebrated Senior Day on Monday afternoon to honor the dedicated players who have been with the respective programs over the years. The defending Suffolk County and Long Island Champions Westhampton Beach honored its seniors, and maintained its...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school season on Long Island is heating up as the end of the regular season is near which makes each match that much more important as teams battle for a playoff spot. In Nassau County’s Conference I, the Hewlett Bulldogs secured two key victories this weekend, beating Manhasset 5-2 on...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the China Open semifinals on Friday with a comeback win over Bianca Andreescu.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinals for the China Open, on both the men’s and women’s side, are finalized after exciting quarterfinal action in Beijing on Friday. The top match of the day was the showdown between two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and US Open champion Bianca Andreescu . The match was preceded by...Read more
Bianca Andreescu extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has known nothing but winning over the last several months on tour, and the Canadian teenager extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open. Andreescu won 6-1, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s quarterfinals, her...Read more
  | By Allison Butler
As the 2019 summer came to a close, nearly 300 children came together at Hofstra University to take part in a Net Generation event that was coordinated by Sunny Fishkind and the USTA Eastern Long Island Region. The kids were part of the various programs that Hofstra runs during the summer, and it...Read more
If your goal is to learn tennis properly by developing a solid technique, tactics and strategies, it is a step in the right direction to seek the advice of a tennis professional for guidance.
  | By Mike Puc
If your goal is to learn tennis properly by developing a solid technique, tactics and strategies, it is a step in the right direction to seek the advice of a tennis professional for guidance. The most important part of your responsibility for improvement is choosing the right pro. Referrals by...Read more
The Israel Tennis & Education Center had an Exhibition Tour this summer, which included a stop at the 2019 US Open on the first day of the tournament's main draw.
  | By Brian Coleman
This summer, Israel Tennis Center changed its name to the “Israel Tennis & Education Centers Foundation (ITEC),” as the organization—which has been around for 43 years—has grown and evolved into one of the largest social service agencies for children in Israel. Over the last half-century, ITEC...Read more