Step inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for an array of tennis programming for people of all ages and levels.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Step inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for an array of tennis programming for people of all ages and levels. Throughout the day, there will be free tennis clinics taking place on both the Stadium Court and Grandstand...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In remarkable fashion, Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova came back to defeat Serena Williams 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 and book her spot in the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday. Pliskova had captured the opening set, but soon after things took a dramatic turn. Serena rallied to win the second set, and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Entering the Australian Open last week, American Danielle Collins had never won a main draw match at a Grand Slam. Now the 25-year-old finds herself in the final four at a Grand Slam after fighting back to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 on Tuesday and securing her spot in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Are you looking for something to do with your children on a Saturday afternoon? Well look no further, because the 2019 New York Tennis Expo arrives at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with FREE fun for the whole family, including our expansive Kids Zone, on Saturday,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, February 9, the country’s largest tennis expo comes to Long Island as the New York Tennis Expo arrives at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and we are pleased to announce that Hall of Famers Andy Roddick and Jim Courier will be part...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two of the final three Americans remaining in the Australian Open singles draw will compete in their respective quarterfinal matches on Monday night, as Frances Tiafoe and Danielle Collins find themselves in unfamiliar, yet comfortable, territory (the third American remaining, Serena Williams, is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a showdown between the defending champion and a former champion, Maria Sharapova outlasted Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday, taking out the third-seeded Dane 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. “I was anticipating the match and I wanted that match to happen,” said Sharapova. “...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams made quick work of Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open second-round on Thursday as the 16 th seed needed one hour and 10 minutes to down the Canadian 6-2, 6-2 and advance. “It wasn’t an easy match tonight,” said Serena. “Genie has been to the finals of Wimbledon and the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a tricky second-round match at the Australian Open on Thursday, downing the Frenchman 6-3, 7-6, 6-4 to advance. “It’s always tough playing Jo,” said Djokovic. “He’s struggled with injuries in the last 12 months. His ranking doesn’t do him justice at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova cruised into the third-round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, ousting 23 rd seed Lesia Tsurenko 6-0, 6-2. “When I got on court, I was focused,” said Anisimova. “I was really relaxed and my game was really on today. I felt like a lot of competitiveness came out...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Roger Federer had to overcome a ready Dan Evans on Wednesday at the Australian Open, but still managed to move through in straight-sets 7-6(5), 7-6(3), 6-3 to secure his spot in the third-round. “I think I couldn’t pull away early in the match,” said Federer. “Always helps if you...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
When I was growing up and trying to become a world-class tennis player, I suffered from tremendous performance anxiety. I experienced severe nervousness before and during matches, and I battled with strong bouts of anger. I even went through periods of complete carelessness, tanking, never wanting...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. Below is a list of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer. Bethpage Park Tennis Center 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 Farmingdale, NY 11735...Read more
Nominations for the 2019 USTA Long Island Awards Dinner are now open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the USTA Long Island region honors the achievements of individuals, facilities and organizations who have gone above and beyond, both on and off the court, to impact tennis in our area. Some will be honored because of their on-court play and rankings, while the Prestigious and Excellence...Read more
Borna Gojo, left, defeated Quinnton Vega, right, in the New York Open Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall's Island.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Borna Gojo secured one of the four spots in the New York Open Wild Card Playoff this past weekend as he defeated Brooklyn’s Quinnton Vega 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall’s Island. Gojo, a White Plains native who plays for Wake Forest, was the draw’s top seed and...Read more