Port Washington won Nassau County's Conference I for the third straight season with a win on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the third straight year, Port Washington is the champion of Nassau County’s Conference I. The Vikings concluded its regular season at 12-0 thanks to a 6-1 win over Manhasset on Thursday afternoon. The team’s doubles duos led the way, notching wins at first, second, third and fourth doubles...Read more
Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
Andy Murray lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in Shanghai on Tuesday, but said he continues to make progress in his comeback.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is climbing his way back into form, and that continued in Shanghai this week. Murray battled against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday , and the two were involved in a back-and-forth dialogue after Fognini appeared to shout as...Read more
Islip honored its seniors, and picked up a victory, on Monday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the regular season winding down, many teams celebrated Senior Day on Monday afternoon to honor the dedicated players who have been with the respective programs over the years. The defending Suffolk County and Long Island Champions Westhampton Beach honored its seniors, and maintained its...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school season on Long Island is heating up as the end of the regular season is near which makes each match that much more important as teams battle for a playoff spot. In Nassau County’s Conference I, the Hewlett Bulldogs secured two key victories this weekend, beating Manhasset 5-2 on...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the China Open semifinals on Friday with a comeback win over Bianca Andreescu.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinals for the China Open, on both the men’s and women’s side, are finalized after exciting quarterfinal action in Beijing on Friday. The top match of the day was the showdown between two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and US Open champion Bianca Andreescu . The match was preceded by...Read more
Bianca Andreescu extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has known nothing but winning over the last several months on tour, and the Canadian teenager extended her streak to 17 straight matches with a win over American Jennifer Brady at the China Open. Andreescu won 6-1, 6-3 to reach the tournament’s quarterfinals, her...Read more
  | By Allison Butler
As the 2019 summer came to a close, nearly 300 children came together at Hofstra University to take part in a Net Generation event that was coordinated by Sunny Fishkind and the USTA Eastern Long Island Region. The kids were part of the various programs that Hofstra runs during the summer, and it...Read more
If your goal is to learn tennis properly by developing a solid technique, tactics and strategies, it is a step in the right direction to seek the advice of a tennis professional for guidance.
  | By Mike Puc
If your goal is to learn tennis properly by developing a solid technique, tactics and strategies, it is a step in the right direction to seek the advice of a tennis professional for guidance. The most important part of your responsibility for improvement is choosing the right pro. Referrals by...Read more
The Israel Tennis & Education Center had an Exhibition Tour this summer, which included a stop at the 2019 US Open on the first day of the tournament's main draw.
  | By Brian Coleman
This summer, Israel Tennis Center changed its name to the “Israel Tennis & Education Centers Foundation (ITEC),” as the organization—which has been around for 43 years—has grown and evolved into one of the largest social service agencies for children in Israel. Over the last half-century, ITEC...Read more
Over the last 30 years, tennis has transformed from people giggling in their living rooms when Jimmy Connors took a bathroom break during the 1983 U.S. Open finals, to it really just being a commonly used momentum changer.
  | By Ricky Becker
What makes tennis a unique sport? You can play it for a lifetime, it tests you technically, physically and mentally. There is also no clock telling you it is physically impossible to make a comeback. There is no official coaching during Grand Slams either. All of these aspects are unique, but there...Read more
When the crowd turns against you, they can become another opponent you must deal with.
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
The 2019 Championship at Wimbledon served up a startling contrast in personality. The Gentlemen’s Singles Finals pitted the number two seed Roger Federer against number one-seeded Novak Djokovic in front of a sold-out crowd which included Kate Middleton, Prince William, David Beckham, Kate...Read more
Wheatley is now 8-0 on the year after beating Garden City on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Wheatley Wildcats won its eighth consecutive match to begin the 2019 season, defeating Garden City 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The first match to come off was third doubles as Marcella Kanes and Arielle Rokhsar won 6-0, 6-2. “During warm-ups, I look to find my opponent’s weak spots, and use...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
I’m grinding it out on the court. My footwork is better, I’m hitting the split-steps, my coach is helping me with my slice, and I’ve made some cool friends from the team. This is a hard letter to write, but this is how I really feel. After I lost the match yesterday, you yelled at me. You threw a...Read more
  | By Lisa Dodson
In today’s game, there are many schools of thought as to how to create the best serve. The information is often unclear, the terminology is difficult and the execution is near impossible. I’d like to give you three clear and simple concepts to think about that will change your serve for the better...Read more