| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last week, those who made tennis shine on Long Island in 2018 were honored at the 29 th Annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y. Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario was the featured guest speaker and spoke to the awardees and guests...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. In mid-March, Petra Kvitova made her way to the podium inside Hard Rock Stadium, the new home of the Miami Open. She sat in front of the press following a hard-fought,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Justin Seplowe notched a 6-0, 7-6(5) victory over Nick Lisi at first singles, and Ryan Collins and Jimmy Hennessey fought back from a set down to win 5-7, 6-2, 10-7 at fourth doubles to lead South Side to a 5-2 win over Oceanside. The Cyclones are now 6-2 on the year. Click Here to submit your...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth annual Finance Cup will take place this year on Saturday, June 29 on the East End of Long Island, as Team USA once again battles Team Europe in this friendly, yet heated, competition. The Americans lead the Europeans 3-1 in Cup Victories. The teams are comprised of former professional and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In an interview with Christopher Clarey of the New York Times on Wednesday, Justin Gimelstob said he will be resigning from his position on the ATP Board of Directors rather than seeking another term. The election was set for May 14 in Rome. “I’m stepping down because my job is to work on the sport...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Later this fall, one of the fastest growing and possibly most challenging racket sports will arrive in the USTA Eastern Section, as Chestnut Ridge Racquet Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. will play host to two One-on-One Doubles Tournaments in early October. One-on-One Doubles is a half-court, serve-and-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following the week-long spring break, high school tennis returned to action on Long Island on Monday as teams across Nassau County continued their respective bids for a run at the playoffs. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. In a tight Conference III-A...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Eastern Conference takes place this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The event features a number of instructional and informative workshops, classes and seminars. Below is the weekend’s...Read more
Dominic Thiem captured the title at the Barcelona Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dominic Thiem captured the title at the Barcelona Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday. Thiem fell behind an early break in the first set but rallied to win 12 of the final 13 games to complete the straight-set victory. “Winning this means a lot to me because it’s such a...Read more
Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova became the first player to win multiple titles this season as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix finals on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in 2019, we have a two-time champion on the WTA Tour. Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova became the first player to win multiple titles this season as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix finals on Sunday. “I’m so glad that I reached...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will honor the achievements of its members and member organizations at its 29 th annual Long Island Awards Dinner, which is set for Thursday, May 2 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y. Click Here to attend the dinner or learn more information. Long...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The qualifying tournament of the 2019 U.S. Open will be expanded from four days to five later this summer, beginning on Monday, August 19 and running through Friday, August 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The move allows more flexibility in scheduling as well as more windows...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal won his 60 th career match on the clay courts of Barcelona as he defeated fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals. “This match was important for me,” said Nadal. “Yesterday I had a tough match. I took a setp forward and was able to play with more...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sofia Kenin notched one of the biggest victories of her young career as the American pushed the United States into the 2020 World Group Draw of the Fed Cup at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday. Kenin defeated Timea Bacskinsky 6-3, 7-6(4) in the fourth rubber of the World Group...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. John’s men’s tennis team captured the BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Championship for the first time since 2016, defeating Marquette 4-3 in the conference championship match this week . The victory catapults the Red Storm into the 2019 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament as an automatic qualifier, and will...Read more