| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
All eyes were on Serena Williams on Monday night, and she did not disappoint. With this year’s U.S. Open serving as her last professional tournament, the celebrities were out in full force inside Arthur Ashe Stadium as fans shuffled in to witness what was possibly Serena’s final professional match...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The dog days of August are upon us, and while that means we have to endure scorching temperatures and the dread of the end of summer, it also means the U.S. Open is here! The tennis calendar’s fourth and final Slam event brings the world’s greatest tennis players here to New York to compete under...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The official draws for the 2022 U.S. Open were revealed on Thursday, coming out soon after it was announced that Novak Djokovic had withdrawn from the event. Take a look below at some of the intriguing first-round matchups on both the men’s and women’s side. The main draw begins on Monday, August...Read more
  | By Press Release
Wednesday night's 'Tennis Plays for Peace' event at the US Open saw the tennis world and New York City band together to help the 2022 US Open surpass $1.2 million raised for Ukraine relief. The event featured some of the biggest names in the tennis world, including Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek, John...Read more
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that the 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time. This amount tops the $57.5 million number of 2021. The player compensation has been allocated after input from the WTA and ATP Player Councils, with a goal of increasing...Read more
The famed Port Washington Tennis Academy will be re-branded as Sportime Port Washington.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The famed Port Washington Tennis Academy (PWTA) here on Long Island will soon be under new ownership, and is being managed by Sportime. Hornig Capital Partners (HCP) has an agreement to purchase the iconic PWTA, with Sportime Clubs, LLC set to run the day-to-day operations of the club, as Sportime...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
There is no one "best" way to play tennis. Some players win by keeping the ball in play and running down as many shots as possible. Others have big weapons like their serve or forehand, and can use those shots to get their opponent in trouble or win the point. There are players who are capable of...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have always thought my math skills were pretty good. My grades in every math related class I ever took were A's; except for geometry (C). Ironically, one of the best things I do on the tennis court is to use angles to win the point…weird. Tennis is really all about math. If you can make a high...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
“Necesito el ritmo,”—“I need (the) rhythm”—is a common phrase heard on the tennis court in Spain, both from players and coaches. Rhythm, cadence, timing, and control are essential aspects of the Spanish style of training. What is rhythm and why is it important in Spain? How do you achieve good...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Jack Kennedy added to his already excellent 2022 season by capturing two titles at the annual USTA National Clay Court Boys 14s Championships in Dothan, Ala. The Huntington native who trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) left Alabama with two Gold Balls as he won the singles and doubles...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
We have all experienced it…that time when our game was just not clicking and you felt a little off. Maybe it was your serve? Maybe it was the forehand or volley? So what did you do? If you’re like most players, you went out to the courts with a hopper of balls and drilled serves until your arm felt...Read more
  | By Press Release
MSG Networks today announced it will be airing live coverage of upcoming ATP and WTA tennis tournaments throughout the month of August. The network’s tennis broadcasts will feature live tournament action from the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, the...Read more
  | By Press Release
Har-Tru will sponsor the historic Citi Open® Tournament, held next week in Washington D.C.’s Rock Creek Park. The four-year arrangement provides the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center with new hard court surfacing for the event and Har-Tru clay court material for the community courts at the...Read more
  | By Press Release
Six new members of the USTA Eastern Hall of Fame will be inducted later this summer, as the 35th annual Celebration will be held at The River Club on Friday, August 26. The 2022 class of the Hall of Fame includes: Nick Bollettieri Acclaimed tennis coach Billy Davis 11-time ATA National Champion Bob...Read more
American Danielle Collins competed for the Orlando Storm of the World TeamTennis in 2020.
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis, the nation’s only professional, mixed-gender team tennis league, has announced that it is accepting expansion proposals from prospective ownership groups and markets that are interested in acquiring a WTT franchise. WTT, which played in single locations during the 2020 and 2021...Read more