| By Press Release
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. today announced a new partnership to deliver virtual experiences during the US Open Tennis Championships, scheduled for August 31 to September 13, 2020. VIP Experiences will include two private VIP virtual hospitality...Read more
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open. “We just both feel it in our guts that it is the right moment,” said Mike Bryan. “At this age, it takes so much work to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following a vote on Wednesday morning, Nassau County has decided to postpone all sports until 2021. The committee, made up of seven officials from Nassau’s Section VIII, voted unanimously. Suffolk County plans to continue going ahead, but a more concrete decision is expected in the next couple of...Read more
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering.
  | By Press Release
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering. On November 2, and running through mid-February, the USTA/Queens College- CUNY Professional Tennis Management will commence...Read more
Novak Djokovic overcame a stiff neck to advance at the Western & Southern Open on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former U.S. Open champion Andy Murray has kicked off his time inside the New York bubble with solid victories, following up his win over American Frances Tiafoe on Saturday with a three-set triumph over fifth-seed Alex Zverev in the Western & Southern Open on Monday. “It was a big one to get...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Many times during a match you will be faced with a decision on whether to go for the winner or just make sure you get the ball back in play—or at least it seems like that. However, there are many other options besides these two obvious ideas . My thought is to play the shot like you would play it...Read more
Coco Vandeweghe celebrates after clinching the New York Empire's first-ever World TeamTennis championship.
  | By A.M. Brune
It was the forehand smash heard round the tennis world. And it was so unbelievable, it required a Hawk-Eye glance. At 20 games to 20 and six-points-all in the World Team Tennis championship match, winning came down to one point in the final set: women’s doubles. Veteran doubles player Bethanie...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After a successful summer Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge last month, we are excited to announce a special fall event of the tournament series set for Saturday, September 12 at SPORTIME Quogue. Back in July, the tournament featured a sold-out draw of Men’s and Women’s Doubles teams as the...Read more
  | By Press Release
We made history with clay courts, now we’re introducing the future of hard courts. Contractors, clubs, and players have relied on Har-Tru’s premium products for nearly 90 years. We’re proud to continue that tradition of excellence, and expand our commitment to the game of tennis, with our hard...Read more
Long Island's Noah Rubin was one of the players granted a wild card into the doubles draw at the upcoming U.S. Open.
  | By Press Release
The USTA has announced the men's and women's doubles fields and wild card entries for the 2020 US Open. Each doubles draw for the 2020 US Open is 32 teams. Players entered and were accepted this year using only their doubles ranking. In previous years, the better of each player's singles or doubles...Read more
There are so many reasons to hit most of your shots cross-court in a match: early point of contact, the angle, the ball crosses low part of the net, it makes your opponent move more, etc
  | By Steve Annacone
There are so many reasons to hit most of your shots cross-court in a match: early point of contact, the angle, the ball crosses low part of the net, it makes your opponent move more, etc. Another great reason is because a cross-court shot does not have to be hit nearly as well to be effective. You...Read more
Simona Halep captured the Prague Open title this weekend. She announced on Monday that she will not compete in the U.S. Open later this month.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was an exciting weekend on the WTA Tour with multiple tournaments taking place across the world, including one right here in the United States: the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Ky. American Jennifer Brady captured her first career WTA title in Kentucky, while second-ranked Simona Halep triumphed...Read more
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked man in the world, confirmed on social media on Thursday that he will be competing in the Western & Southern Open and U.S. Open tournaments later this month.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked man in the world, confirmed on social media on Thursday that he will be competing in the Western & Southern Open and U.S. Open tournaments later this month. “I am happy to confirm that I will participate at the Cincinnati and U.S. Open this year,” he said. “It was...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
We have all seen Rafael Nadal’s incredible focus during a match. He never gives up and plays each point like it’s his last. Tennis provides us an opportunity to mentally be like Nadal; maybe not at his professional skill level, but certainly in terms of his mental game. Rafa’s on court demeanor is...Read more
Because every match is different, it is important to pay attention to what is happening so you can adjust your ideas based on how things are going.
  | By Steve Annacone
Tennis is a game of trial and error. Most players have a certain strategy or specific shots that they like to use. Because every match is different, it is important to pay attention to what is happening so you can adjust your ideas based on how things are going. If your crosscourt forehand seems to...Read more