| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fourth and final Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge of 2022 brought together men’s and women’s doubles teams for a fun and competitive Saturday on the courts of Sportime Syosset. Players were spread out across four different divisions with round-robin play leading into the respective...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article is the cover story for the November/December 2022 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. In one of the most emotional sports scenes we have seen in quite some time, Roger Federer closed the curtain on his professional tennis career at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Efforts to bring the sport—and all the athletic, scholastic and health benefits that it can help engender—to underserved youngsters around the country, have long been a goal, not just of the USTA, but of organizations in cities around the country. They are supported by civic institutions, donors,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine has put together a list of some of the top gift ideas for the tennis lover in your life this holiday season. 40 Love Lifestyle 39 Plandome Rd 40 Love.png Manhasset, New York 11030 www.40LoveLifestyle.com (516) 570-0781 Instagram: @40LoveLifestyle Tennis inspired fine...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
When I was a young aspiring player, I often lost tennis matches by being too adventurous, which is my attempt to avoid admitting I was very impatient. I enjoyed playing the front court as much or more than staying near the baseline, and I never saw a short ball I did not want to attack. Even by the...Read more
  | By Press Release
When the Delray Beach Open returns February 10-19, it will mark the ATP Tour event’s 25th year at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. A strong player field is already committing to battle at the quarter-century celebration including world top 10 player American Taylor Fritz, who just...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
We can all learn how to hit the drop shot better by observing the master of this shot—Carlos Alcaraz—in action. Alcaraz has recently skyrocketed up the rankings to reach #1 in the world and his dropshot has become a consistent and effective weapon that he uses to tire opponents and keep them off...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
For any high-level junior tennis player who is approaching the end of their high-school career, making the crucial decision of where to embark on the next chapter of their life can often times be a difficult one. For Ines Roti, she knew exactly what she wanted in her collegiate choice, exploring...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last month, the 55+ Men’s 8.0 team representing the USTA Eastern Section and playing out of Sportime Kings Park participated in the 2022 USTA Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Led by team captains Russ DeFazio and Owen Kassimir, the team would finish with a 2-2 record after it’s two-day, four-match...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Party like its 2019. Port Washington reclaimed the title of Long Island Champions on Tuesday afternoon as the Vikings knocked off Harborfields, the Suffolk County champions, 6-1 in the Long Island Large School Championship at Casamento Park in Bay Shore. Click Here to see more photos from the Long...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Harborfields Tornadoes captured the Suffolk County Girls’ Large School Championship on Friday afternoon, holding off the Thunderbirds of Half Hollow Hills East 5-2 in a battle of the county’s top two seeds. “I could not be more proud of the team because I know how hard we’ve worked from day one...Read more
Kati Cotek won her match at second singles to help lead Cold Spring Harbor to the Long Island title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Cold Spring Harbor captured its first Long Island title in program history on Tuesday afternoon as the Seahawks defeated Bayport-Blue Point 5-0 in the LI Small School Championship at Casamento Park in Bay Shore. “I’m so proud of the girls. We all really wanted this, and we came out focused,” said...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Staring down a 1-3 deficit with only three matches remaining in the Nassau County Girls Large School Championship, the Port Washington Vikings had no margin for error. And one-by-one, Port Washington worked its way back into the match. First, Katie Kors & Grace Ain hung on to win 6-2, 7-5 at...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Winning a county championship is a hard feat. Between competing throughout the regular season, to having to face the toughest opponents in the individual tournament, capturing a county title is a task that requires mental toughness and the ability to adjust from match-to-match. So having to switch...Read more
  | By Press Release
The USTA and United States Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish today announced that No. 10 Taylor Fritz, No. 17 Frances Tiafoe, No. 30 Tommy Paul and three-time Grand Slam doubles champion Jack Sock will represent the U.S. for the 2022 Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals November 22-27 in Malaga, Spain. Davis Cup...Read more