American Madison Keys won her first title since August of 2017 on Sunday, defeating fifth-seed Caroline Wozniacki 7-6(5), 6-3 to win the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Madison Keys won her first title since August of 2017 on Sunday, defeating fifth-seed Caroline Wozniacki 7-6(5), 6-3 to win the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina. “It means so much,” said Keys. “I’ve always loved Charleston. It’s always been one of my favorite tournaments, so to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Led by its singles play, the Thunderbirds of Half Hollow Hills East improved to 7-1 on the season on Thursday as it defeated cross-town rival Hills West 5-2 in a Section XI League I matchup. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. Hills East took all four...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset Braves, the defending Nassau County and Long Island champions, improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 7-0 defeat over Hewlett on Wednesday afternoon. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. Playing in its home opener, the Braves were able to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Century Tennis 56 Brook Avenue Deer Park, N.Y. (631) 242-0220 CenturyTennis.com Since 1965, Century Tennis has been dedicated to the growing sport of tennis by building quality tennis courts and providing a specialized service to the tennis club industry, as well as the private community. By...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As the cold weather turns warmer and the sun stays out just a little bit longer each day, the boys’ high school tennis season on Long Island has arrived. The teams in Suffolk County are a couple of weeks into their seasons, while Nassau County got underway on Monday afternoon. Click Here to submit...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As the tennis season on the ATP and WTA Tours heats up in the professional ranks, the SPORTIME World Tour continued to makes its way through the top tournament destinations around the world. Click Here to see more photos from the Indian Wells installment of the SPORTIME World Tour. SPORTIME Syosset...Read more
Roger Federer captured the 101st title of his decorated career on Sunday afternoon, defeating a hobbled John Isner 6-1, 6-4 to win the Miami Open inside Hard Rock Stadium.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer captured the 101 st title of his decorated career on Sunday afternoon, defeating a hobbled John Isner 6-1, 6-4 to win the Miami Open inside Hard Rock Stadium. “What a week it’s been for me. I’m just so happy right now,” said Federer. “It’s unbelievable. I played here in 1999 for the...Read more
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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 Long Island Tennis Challenge will be held on Saturday, June 8 at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, N.Y. Click below to sign-up: Fill out my online form . //-->...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
Have you uncovered the magic elixir to an improved tennis stroke or strategy? Was it discovered on a tennis instructional video somewhere in YouTube Universe? I discovered a new mental dominance tactic to add to my arsenal of tennis strokes, strategies and prayers while watching a video authored by...Read more
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  | By Gus Alcayaga
The following are six easy steps to get you ready for the upcoming outdoor season … 1. Play the baseline: When we play on clay, we normally entrench ourselves way behind the baseline to play high balls and try to force the opponent's mistake, since the court slows down the ball. On a hard court,...Read more
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  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Who cried after losing an insignificant match? I did, your honor … guilty as charged! I remember it as if it were yesterday. I had just lost a match in a junior team event. It was a match between two local clubs separated by a mere five miles in an average-sized town in Southern Holland. I was...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Before my year-long hiatus from contributing to Long Island Tennis Magazine , I published the following formula on junior tennis success. It goes like this … Ten percent of junior players walk onto the tennis court for the first time with clear-cut talent. If they really push themselves to the max...Read more
Nick Bollettieri speaks to players during the 2019 New York Tennis Expo.
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
It’s always fun to sit on the dais with some of the great thinkers in the world of tennis. I was recently invited to participate in a panel discussion at this year’s New York Tennis Expo at NYCB LIVE . The panel consisted of Steve Johnson, the California-born powerhouse currently ranked 34th in the...Read more
  | By Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Today, the Academy announced the dates for the fourth annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy College Recruiting Combine...Read more