| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second-round match against Norwegian Caspar Rudd after an outburst on court during the match’s third set at the Italian Rome in Rome on Thursday . At two-sets-all and 1-1 in the deciding third set, Kyrgios was upset at movement in the crowd during his service...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The four quarterfinal matchups in the Suffolk County team playoffs feature seven of the top eight seeds, with the lone party crasher being 10 th seeded Northport, who booked its spot in the final eight with a 4-3 upset win over seventh-seed Ward Melville on Wednesday. Northport was led by Ryan...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset Braves, defending Nassau County and Long Island Champions, became the first team to reach the semifinals in this year’s playoffs after a 6-1 triumph over Jericho on Wednesday. With rain drowning out matches earlier in the week, the Nassau schedule has it some bumps in the road, and thus...Read more
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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the 2019 French Open, set to begin May 26th, citing lingering effects of a shoulder injury which is still not fully healed. Hampered by the bum shoulder since late last summer after being knocked out of the Round of 16 by Carla Suárez Navarro at the U.S. Open, the...Read more
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  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
You are not as good as you think you are, and you are not as bad as you think you are. This paradoxical statement is as true in life as it is on the tennis court. I consider it the balancing bar a tennis player must stay on to remain motivated and inspired to keep on improving and growing. If you...Read more
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  | By Vinicius Carmo
Unfortunately, tennis is not as popular a sport as soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and many other team sports where you have teammates to share pressure when winning and losing. Tennis is an expensive sport, and it requires a financial and time commitment from the player’s parents. Junior tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
High Country Ski & Tennis 465 West Mount Pleasant Avenue Livingston, N.J. (973) 994-3630 HighCountrySkiAndTennis.com High_Country_Logo.png High Country Ski & Tennis is one of New Jersey’s premier tennis specialty shops. In existence for more than 30 years, High Country has New Jersey’s...Read more
  | By Mike Puc
As players age, the tactics of the game of tennis also change. The typical, albeit annoying, byproduct of getting older is the loss of mobility and power. Instead of remembering how fast and strong you were and trying to recapture this younger innate characteristic, it would be wise to accept the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine (LITM) continues its local grassroots push by running a series of events and tournaments throughout the 2019 summer known as the the 2019 LITM Summer Series. The 2019 Summer Series will begin on Saturday, June 8 at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, N.Y., as...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 Nassau County Boys Team playoffs get underway this week with the first-round matches scheduled on Monday, May 13. Check out the bracket below, and follow along with the results as they are updated:Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Suffolk County team playoffs get underway this week, with first-round matches taking place on Tuesday, May 14, and the top eight seeds receiving byes. Below is a look at the bracket and the coming matchups:Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a thrilling fortnight of tennis in central Spain as some of the best tennis players in the world competed in the Mutua Madrid Open, and in the end, Novak Djokovic and Kiki Bertens won the men’s singles and women’s singles titles , respectively. Djokovic outplayed young Greek star Stefanos...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The regular season in high school tennis on Long Island came to a close on Thursday afternoon, with many conference titles and seeding implications on the line, as we approach the individual championships in both Nassau and Suffolk County this weekend. Plainedge clinched the Conference III-B title...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The decorated career of Spaniard David Ferrer came to a close this week as he competed in his final tournament at the Mutua Madrid Open. Ferrer had announced earlier this year that Madrid would be the last tournament of his career, and it ended at the hands of third-seeded German Alexander Zverev,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The South Side Boys Varsity Tennis team put on its second annual “Ace for Autism” clinic on Saturday, May 4. Team captains Justin Seplowe and Phil Frank, along with their South Side teammates, organized the event, and ran a tennis clinic for students and children with special needs in the community...Read more