Cold Spring Harbor’s Merri Kelly Hannity won her second career Nassau County singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Back in 2016, Merri Kelly Hannity won the Nassau County singles title in her freshman year at Cold Spring Harbor. And now a senior, she has repeated that feat, defeating Thea Rabman of Port Washington 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 in this year’s county final. “It feels really good, and it’s really exciting to be...Read more
Gabriele Brancatelli won his match at second singles to help lead Port Washington to the Long Island title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The sophomore slump doesn’t apply to Rose Hayes. A year after winning the Suffolk County singles title in her freshman year at Westhampton Beach, Hayes defended her title and won a second consecutive county championship with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Commack’s Kady Tannenbaum. “I served really well,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The playoff season on Long Island began on Thursday afternoon, with the first-round matchups in Nassau County being played. Third-seed Syosset defeated Mepham 7-0, as Caroline Lee hung on to win 6-3, 1-6, 10-7 at first singles. The defending county champions move into a quarterfinal matchup against...Read more
For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans rejoice! For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Held in conjunction with the New York Open, the 2020 New York Tennis Expo will give...Read more
The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association.
  | By Press Release
The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association. The announcement was made by Patrick Galbraith, USTA Chairman of the Board and President, who led the search...Read more
Westhampton Beach, defending Long Island champions, are the top-seed in the Suffolk County tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school regular season’s have come to a close, and the team playoffs get underway on Thursday afternoon with a couple of the first round matchups, while the Suffolk County opening round begins next Tuesday. The top four seeds in Nassau are Port Washington, Great Neck North, Syosset and...Read more
Port Washington wrapped up its undefeated regular season on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the Nassau County Individual Championships on tap for this weekend, the regular season came to a close on Tuesday afternoon. The Syosset Braves, who will enter the playoffs as the third seed, celebrated Senior Day as it took on Conference I champions Port Washington. The Vikings wrapped up its...Read more
Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point.
  | By Steve Annacone
I think it is extremely important to stay with what is working in tennis. Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point. All that is necessary to keep your opponent off balance is to do the unexpected once in a while. For...Read more
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open, American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open , American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title. The 15-year-old Delray Beach, Fla. native captured the Upper Austria Ladies Linz title, holding on to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday. “I’m...Read more
Port Washington won Nassau County's Conference I for the third straight season with a win on Thursday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the third straight year, Port Washington is the champion of Nassau County’s Conference I. The Vikings concluded its regular season at 12-0 thanks to a 6-1 win over Manhasset on Thursday afternoon. The team’s doubles duos led the way, notching wins at first, second, third and fourth doubles...Read more
Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
Andy Murray lost in three sets to Fabio Fognini in Shanghai on Tuesday, but said he continues to make progress in his comeback.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one and three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is climbing his way back into form, and that continued in Shanghai this week. Murray battled against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday , and the two were involved in a back-and-forth dialogue after Fognini appeared to shout as...Read more
Islip honored its seniors, and picked up a victory, on Monday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the regular season winding down, many teams celebrated Senior Day on Monday afternoon to honor the dedicated players who have been with the respective programs over the years. The defending Suffolk County and Long Island Champions Westhampton Beach honored its seniors, and maintained its...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school season on Long Island is heating up as the end of the regular season is near which makes each match that much more important as teams battle for a playoff spot. In Nassau County’s Conference I, the Hewlett Bulldogs secured two key victories this weekend, beating Manhasset 5-2 on...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the China Open semifinals on Friday with a comeback win over Bianca Andreescu.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinals for the China Open, on both the men’s and women’s side, are finalized after exciting quarterfinal action in Beijing on Friday. The top match of the day was the showdown between two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and US Open champion Bianca Andreescu . The match was preceded by...Read more