Jack Sock & Rajeev Ram won the clinching match for the United States against Colombia this weekend.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States moved through to the 2022 Davis Cup Finals with a defeat over Colombia this weekend. The Americans won all four flights to pick up the victory in Reno, Nevada and win the Qualifier. Sebastian Korda made his Davis Cup debut and recorded a 6-4,1-6, 6-4 over Nicolas Mejia, putting...Read more
Leylah Fernandez came back to defend her Monterrey title, the second WTA title of her career.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Canada’s Leylah Fernandez saved five championship points and came back from a set down to win the Abierto GNP Seguros title on Sunday evening. Fernandez won the title in Monterrey for a second straight season thanks to her 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-6(3) victory over Colombia’s Camila Osorio. Fernandez, who...Read more
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The ATP, ITF and WTA, as well as the four major tournaments, released a joint statement to address the Russian invasion of Ukraine last week. The statement reads: A deep sense of distress, shock and sadness has been felt across the entire tennis community following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in...Read more
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Tennis Channel will have live coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team’s qualifying competition with Colombia in Reno, Nevada, March 4-5. All five matches of the two-day event will appear on the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus, beginning Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. ET. The winning...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
One of the most important qualities of a good tennis player is their ability to figure out where the opponent's shot is going. Recognizing the direction and depth of the shot that was just hit enables the player to react quickly and reply with a shot that is as good, or better, than the shot they...Read more
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Citi Taste of Tennis is pleased to announce its triumphant return to the pro-tennis circuit, unveiling live events for 2022 in both Indian Wells, CA and Miami, FL. As a premier lifestyle event on the tennis tour for over 20 years, Citi Taste of Tennis offers foodies and tennis fans an evening of...Read more
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Below is the USTA Eastern's Long Island Region Update for the March/April 2022 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. May Designated as National Tennis Month MayisTennisMonthLogo (1)_crop.png USTA Chairman of the Board and President Mike McNulty has announced that once again this year, May will be...Read more
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American Sloane Stephens put together her best week of tennis in nearly four years as she defeated Marie Bouzkova 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 to win the Abierto Akron Zapopan title in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sunday. “It’s the beginning of the season, so there’s still a lot of tennis to be played, but I’m excited...Read more
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Rafael Nadal has now won 15 straight matches as the Spaniard captured the title at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico on Sunday. Nadal defeated Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4 to win Acapulco for the fourth time in his career. “It always has been a very special place,” said Nadal. “The energy...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
What Is Padel? Padel is referred to as the “swiss army knife of Racquet Sports”, combining elements of platform, racquetball, squash and tennis to create a unique and easy-to-learn game. Padel is played on a court which is roughly one-third the size of a tennis court, and is surrounded by glass on...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
With a few exceptions, once a player steps on the tennis court for a match, they are pretty much on their own. However, each player has a support team. The team usually consists of their parents, multiple coaches, a physical trainer, and sometimes even a sports psychologist. If a player is lucky...Read more
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In a battle between the event’s top two seeds, Great Britain’s Cameron Norrie took on second-seeded American Reilly Opelka in the finals of the Delray Beach Open on Sunday. Norrie, a former standout at TCU, got the better of the American in both tiebreakers, edging out a 7-6(1), 7-6(4) victory to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sebastian Korda moved through to the Round of 16 at the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday, defeating Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-4, 6-1. Korda will take on Italy’s Andreas Seppi next. Below are more results from Tuesday: Singles [7] Adrian Mannarino (France) def. [Q] Liam Broady (Great Britain) 6-2...Read more
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The $15,000 Florida One-On-One Doubles Championships will be held at the historic St. Petersburg Tennis Center in St. Petersburg, Fl. on Saturday, May 7. The event will be filmed for a delayed broadcast on Florida's premiere sports television network, Bally Sports Florida, the same network that...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have often mentioned that tennis has become a power game, basically at all levels. The equipment is better, the players are better, and the ball is going faster. This makes us want to try to hit the ball through our opponents. A better idea is to hit two or three deep shots at your normal speed,...Read more