Enrique Carter & Juan Arraya won the Men’s Doubles division at the inaugural Hamptons Pickleball Open, earning the top prize money courtesy of Hampton Estates Realty.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first-ever LI Tennis Magazine Hamptons Pickleball Open took place at Tennis & Pickleball at The Barn in Westhampton as dozens of pickleball teams headed out east to compete in this one-of-a-kind event. The event was split into two different divisions, with the Mixed Doubles 3.5 competitors...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This Saturday, players arrived at Sportime Syosset to take part in an open tryout for the opportunity to earn scholarships to John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) Long Island. The tryouts were open to players ages 6-17, and provided a chance to earn both full and partial scholarships to the program...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Great competition, ideal weather and a beautiful setting was all on display at the first Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge event of the summer as men’s doubles and women’s doubles teams gathered at Sportime Quogue to get the 2022 LITM Challenge Series started. Click Here to see more photos from...Read more
  | By Frank Cannistra
The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center played host on Friday to the Small School State Championship match, which saw Wheatley overcome a very competitive Byram Hills team by a final score of 3-2. The victory for Wheatley not only solidifies them as small school state champions, but completes...Read more
  | By Press Release
The USTA will allow individual athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete in the 2022 US Open, but only under a neutral flag. Alongside the other Grand Slams, the ITF, the ATP and the WTA, the USTA, which owns and operates the US Open, has previously condemned, and continues to condemn, the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Two years ago, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dahlia Morgenstern began playing tennis with David Nisenson, who runs the junior tennis program at Point Set Tennis in Oceanside. The two also happen to be family friends, as Nisenson’s parents are friends with Morgenstern’s grandmother. “I...Read more
Eric Benderly celebrates after clinching the Long Island Championship for Commack.
  | By Brian Coleman
Third time’s a charm. For Commack, the previous two trips to the Long Island Championship in recent years were unsuccessful. But the Cougars would not be denied in its third go around, defeating Roslyn 4-3 on Monday afternoon at Casamento Park in Bay Shore to win the Long Island Large School...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The popularity of Pickleball is exploding. While many have concerns that this will derail the tennis industry, in the long run, pickleball will grow and support the health of tennis It's time for the tennis world to embrace this sport because it reflects an experience that comes full circle, from...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
For Stephan Gershfeld, winning a state title was something he always envisioned. Since he can remember, just competing on the U.S. Open courts was a dream of his. On Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, that became a reality as the Hewlett sophomore captured the New York...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
As the defending county champions and with an undefeated record at the end of the regular season, the Commack Cougars felt as though they should be the top seed in the Suffolk County playoffs. That top seed went to the Ward Melville Patriots who, like Commack, was undefeated during the regular...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this month, American Coco Gauff graduated from high school, and was able to celebrate doing so while in Paris preparing for the French Open. Fast-forward a little more than a week and the 18-year-old’s time in Paris is not done yet as she powered her way into the semifinals on Tuesday...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Wheatley Wildcats are the 2022 Long Island Small School Champions after defeating the Wildcats of Shoreham-Wading River 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Casamento Park in Bay Shore. “The message to the team going in was that while we didn’t know much about our opponents, they were here for a...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Over the last couple of years, the sport of tennis has seen a rapid increase in participation across the United States. Here in New York, that growth is being felt in all sectors of the tennis industry. From community-based programs for beginners, all the way through competitive leagues, the number...Read more
  | By Press Release
USTA Eastern's Long Island Region celebration of Long Island’s tennis community will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Westbury, N.Y. Th With this event, the Long Island Region looks forward to recognizing the achievements of individuals, facilities and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
We have written much in this magazine about not only the growth of tennis, but also the increased participation in other racquet and paddle sports over the last couple of years. There is perhaps no better example of this expansion than Pickleball, the fun, easy-to-learn sport that has become the go...Read more