| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, the New York Empire presented by Citi announced a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
Think back to the last Grand Slam final you saw … the winner and runner-up always raise the microphone and shout out to their team, thanking them for their unwavering support. In order for any athlete to reach the highest level of performance, there are underlying principals which can serve as a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. Each town in the Hamptons has its own unique feel, with a variety of activities available from simply going...Read more
A week before the best wheelchair tennis players competed in the annual Jana Hunsaker Memorial Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, some of the tournament’s participants took part in a Wheelchair Tennis Exhibition at Old Westbur
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A week before the best wheelchair tennis players competed in the annual Jana Hunsaker Memorial Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, some of the tournament’s participants took part in a Wheelchair Tennis Exhibition at Old Westbury Golf and Country Club. The event gave the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
June of 2018 marks seven years since ClubCorp, "The world leader of Private Country Clubs," purchased the Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack, N.Y. and immediately began a multi-million dollar renovation, including improvements to the clubhouse, golf course, fitness center, pool area and tennis...Read more
  | By Lisa Dodson
Competitive players often find that they cannot maintain consistent play, focus and a strong positive attitude during matches. Let’s consider a “Competitive Player” as one who, at any level, plays matches that are important to them. We would expect a higher-level player to be more evolved and a...Read more
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, England. The event takes place June 18-24, just weeks before the start of Wimbledon. Sharapova said she needed rest after reaching the French Open quarterfinals. Keys...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
I was thinking about all of you who follow this column and have been extremely loyal after all these years. I was thinking about your tennis … your wins, your losses, while looking ahead to see what is next. It came to me to ask you … Are you improving? Do you feel that all of this time on the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Empire, presented by Citi, has announced the themes for each of its seven home matches during the 2018 season at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Featuring live entertainment, games, food trucks and face painting, the team will welcome guests...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son was...Read more
Simona Halep won the first Grand Slam of her career with a thrilling comeback victory over American Sloane Stephens.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a special weekend at Roland Garros in Paris, France as the 2018 French Open came to a close. Both the top seeds in the men’s singles and women’s singles draws, Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep, respectively, came out on top, but the two title winners arrived at the top of the winner’s podium in...Read more
Tickets for the 2018 U.S. Open officially went on sale on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans can begin purchasing tickets for the 2018 U.S. Open as the tournament’s ticket sales officially opened up on Monday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Open, and there will be special recognitions and ceremonies throughout Fan Week and the Main...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open men’s singles final will pit 10-time champion Rafael Nadal against Austria’s Dominic Thiem, as the No. 1 and No. 7 seeds, respectively, powered their way through the semifinals on Friday. Thiem was up first, and ended the magical run of Italy’s Marco Cecchinato with a 7-5, 7-6(10),...Read more
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday
  | By Eric C. Peck
World number one Rafael Nadal returned to the courts of Roland Garros Thursday after rain shortened his quarterfinals encounter with the 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina Wednesday, picking up where he left off, advancing to the semis with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory in Paris. Nadal was...Read more
Halep to Meet Stephens for French Open Title
  | By Eric C. Peck
Top seeded Simona Halep advanced to the finals of the 2018 French Open Thursday, defeating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-1, 6-4. Coming into the semifinals matchup, Halep had dropped three of her four career meetings with Muguruza, but dispatched her foe with relative ease on Thursday in just 92 minutes. With...Read more