| By Barbara Wyatt
Each year in early September, two phenomena begin. First, tennis players will rise from their living room couches, pick up rackets and return to the courts after a two-week hiatus. Second, their tennis skills may have improved—if they were watching closely. This time of the year marks the end of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Up or Down is a new tennis apparel company. The company originated with one vision in mind: To Unite the Tennis Order. The idea for the company stems from the spinning the racket before each match and saying, “Up or Down.” Regardless of what brand of racket you play with, Up or Down applies to all...Read more
Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, fighting back to defeat American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, fighting back to defeat American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. “For me it was a very tough match, but in the end, I found way here and there, one, two points that made the...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
Congratulations and a job well done to my friend Tony Bresky for bringing a National Title to Wake Forest. It is an incredible achievement for a coach to bring a team of players together to win a National Title. His team consisted of both American and foreign tennis players, but no American was in...Read more
Brooke Del Prete defeated Alex Ho 6-4, 7-6(5) at second singles in a crucial victory for Westhampton Beach in Thursday's Long Island Championship.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the second day in a row, a Westhampton Beach match came down to the second doubles pairing of Rose Peruso and Julieto Tomaro. With the Long Island Championship between the Hurricanes and the Syosset Braves knotted at three-all, the duo once again delivered in the clutch, defeating Alex Flicker...Read more
Rose Peruso and Juliet Tomaro came back to win 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 to seal their team’s 4-3 victory over Commack.
  | By Brian Coleman
Having to play the full three sets in a match is nothing new for Westhampton Beach’s Rose Peruso and Juliet Tomaro. So when the second doubles pairing lost the opening set tiebreaker to Commack’s Christine Kong and Valerie Slackman in Wednesday’s Suffolk County Championship at William Floyd High...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
inPhorm is a U.S.-based brand of distinctive collections of tennis, golf and active lifestyle wear that has now expanded into the global marketplace with distributors found in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Singapore and Switzerland. Creating environmentally-friendly international designer...Read more
Sarah Wong clinched the Nassau County Championship for Syosset with a win over Nyla Gershfeld at third singles on Monday.
  | By Brian Coleman
The Nassau County Championship began with seven flights of tennis but would eventually boil down to just one. With the Syosset Braves and Hewlett Bulldogs splitting the first six matches at Eisenhower Park on Monday, the county champion would be determined by the only match left to finish: third...Read more
  | By Press Release
Global athletic leader New Balance announced today the signing of 14-year-old tennis star Cori “CoCo” Gauff to a multi-year endorsement contract. Gauff joins an extensive list of Team New Balance tennis athletes including Milos Raonic, Sorana Cîrstea, Danielle Collins and Heather Watson. Born and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this year, nearly 4,000 people came out and attended the 2018 New York Tennis Expo. The event kicked off the inaugural New York Open, professional tennis’ return to Long Island. We are pleased to announce that the Expo will return on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA Finals got underway this weekend with the top eight players in the world competing in Singapore, and Sloane Stephens and Naomi Osaka produced a thrilling match on Monday. In a battle between the last two U.S. Open champions, it was Stephens who came out victorious in the opening round-robin...Read more
Sanya Jolly and Jenna Koeppel won 6-3, 6-3 against Sophia Remnek and Skylar Schuman to send the Braves to the county final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be a new Nassau County champion in 2018 as Syosset and Hewlett are set to square off in the county final on Monday afternoon at Eisenhower Park, after both teams won their respective semifinals on Thursday afternoon. Hewlett snapped the 31-match winning streak in a 5-2 upset victory over...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Starting in 2019, the Wimbledon Championships will use tiebreakers in final sets if the score gets to 12-12, the All-England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced. “In reaching this decision, the AELTC Committee sought the feedback of both players and officials, analyzed two decades of match data...Read more
Westhampton Beach’s Rose Hayes fought back from a set down to win the Suffolk County singles title as she defeated Emily Tannenbaum of Commack 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Wednesday’s final at Shoreham-Wading River High School.
  | By Brian Coleman
Westhampton Beach’s Rose Hayes fought back from a set down to win the Suffolk County singles title as she defeated Emily Tannenbaum of Commack 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Wednesday’s final at Shoreham-Wading River High School. Hayes had not dropped a set all season entering the county final, but was able to...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
For the past two years, Lauren Cherkin held the title of Suffolk County doubles champion, doing so in back-to-back years with Ariana Malik. The Hills East senior has now made it three county doubles titles in a row as she and Alexis Huber defeated the Westhampton Beach duo of Onalee Batcheller and...Read more