| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A match that featured early uncertainty for Serbia’s Novak Djokovic finished as another victory for the world’s number one player and his country, as Djokovic shook off an early ankle injury to defeat world number 20 Sam Querrey, the top-ranked American, 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-0, in the Davis Cup...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
UCLA recruit Mackenzie McDonald will attempt to become the first Boys 18s back-to-back winner since Grey King in 1971-72 at the 46th annual ASICS Easter Bowl, the nation’s elite junior tennis tournament, April 7-14 at the Sunrise Country Club in Palm Desert, Calif. The ASICS Easter Bowl is a USTA...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine have assembled an incredible slate of speakers for the First Annual New York Tennis Expo, set for Sunday, April 28 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Both Speaker Sessions will be headlined by world...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mardy Fish has been awarded a wild card into two USTA Pro Circuit events this month. Fish will compete in two $50,000 Challengers—the Savannah (Ga.) Challenger, held the week of April 22, and the USTA Tallahassee Tennis Challenger in Florida, held the week of April 29. Fish, once ranked in the Top...Read more
  | By Lisa Dodson
Can you really make huge strides in your game in just one hour? Absolutely. The key is to be organized, have a plan and don’t waste time. In this article, I am going to provide a foolproof workout that, done regularly, will make you a better player in a very short period of time. It may be tough...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For over 35 years the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis has provided world-class tennis instruction to beginning, intermediate, and tournament level players. This summer, Krinsky Tennis is introducing an all new program designed to provide the best training available for top performing juniors...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Wimbledon semifinalist Tim Mayotte and top developmental coach Lee Hurst are offering a free clinic at the courts at 96th Street and Hudson River on Saturday, April 27 between 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. These internationally recognized coaches have developed top players through the pro ranks...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Every coach and every parent wants to know one thing. What are the characteristics of a champion? Whether it’s in tennis or in any other field or endeavor, what are the inner traits of the true winner? I sought out a tennis coach who has worked with some of the best and brightest kids in the nation...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team's quarterfinal competition against Serbia in Boise, Idaho, this weekend, with live and same-day, "Instant Encore" replays Friday through Sunday. Highlighting the competition, top-ranked American Sam Querrey will face six-time...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it is offering two audition options for the seventh annual U.S. Open casting call, starting with a DVD submission process. A second exclusive opportunity for children who are residents of the borough of Queens, N.Y., will be held at the Queens Theater in Flushing Meadows...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
I have an idea for what could be the most boring video game of all time … imagine a large blob that doesn't move, cannot fire back and you get unlimited opportunities to shoot it. Unfortunately, young players tell me that this game is not in the same league as Mortal Kombat because it presents no...Read more
  | By Eric Rebhuhn
1. Location, location, location As with everything, the location of the university where you want to play college tennis is important. Playing college tennis in the south is a lot different than playing in the north where the entire winter you are playing indoor tennis. Other aspects of location...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seeded Serena Williams was back in fine form before a supportive crowd defeating Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-2, 6-3 in Charleston, S.C. at the 2013 Family Circle Cup. Earlier, 2009 winner Sabine Lisicki defeated Anna Tatishvili 6-0, 6-0 in just 41 minutes before 2007 champion...Read more
  | By Tina Greenbaum
It’s important to understand that one’s mental attitude affects not only their tennis performance, but every aspect of their lives. The challenge in both tennis and life is to have the skills and strategies to turn a losing situation into a winning one—which may or may not actually mean winning the...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Mixed-Doubles League continues match play with League playoffs beginning in May. The winning Long Island teams will advance to the Section Championship in Schenectady, N.Y. the weekend of May 31-June 2. Teams are registering for the men’s and women’s 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over...Read more