| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
dhantuchova : I can't wait to go to New York! The tennis is great but also the atmosphere, the shopping... I love the city! The energy is amazing. andyroddick : How good is Friday Night Lights, and how much does it suck that there is only one more season? serenawilliams : Just for the record, I am...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Levy Restaurants, the official restaurateurs of the U.S. Open, have announced a number of new additions to the culinary offerings at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2010 U.S. Open, which runs from Aug. 30-Sept. 12. Already...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that NCAA singles champion Chelsey Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.), Jamie Hampton (Auburn, Ala.), local favorite Christina McHale (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.), 2010 USTA Girls’ singles champion Shelby Rogers (Daniel Island, S.C.), and Coco Vandeweghe (Rancho Mirage, Calif...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Donnay, the 100-year-old tennis brand, will be the racquet sponsor for the Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament to benefit the Wheelchair Sports Federation. The event will take place at Shelter Rock Tennis and Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 29 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and is open to the public. “We are...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world No. 1 golfer Annika Sorenstam and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, wife of the late Arthur Ashe, will present Martina Navratilova with the Eugene L. Scott Award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the 30th annual Legends Ball on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
Will you know it when you see it? In fact, we have all seen it when watching tennis. To most, it is the pink elephant in the room that we do not know what to name. Last year, Karen Crouse of The New York Times began naming it when she wrote an article called “Toss the Ball, Hit the Ball, Oops, Oops...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
One of the greatest misunderstandings in tennis is the topic of control. All tennis players desire to have more control, more control of their emotions, more control on their shots, more control over their opponents; the truth is though that the things we think gives us more control often do not...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that two-time U.S. Open quarterfinalist James Blake (Tampa, Fla.) and a talented group of Americans, consisting of Bradley Klahn (Poway, Calif.), Jack Sock (Lincoln, Neb.), Ryan Sweeting (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)and Donald Young (Atlanta), along with two international players—...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a series of expanded fan enhancements and programming for the 2010 U.S. Open. This year’s Opening Night ceremony will celebrate those who “Dream, Succeed and Inspire,” with appearances by Martina Navratilova, James Blake and other notable celebrities, as well as a special...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will host a new U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff to award a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open. Eight men and eight women will be invited to compete for the wild cards, Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 18-20 at the USTA Training Center Headquarters...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number four-ranked Andy Murray won his first ATP World Tour title of the season and defended his Rogers Cup crown Sunday with a 7-5, 7-5 victory over Roger Federer in Toronto. On the women's pro side, Belgian fourth seed Kim Clijsters saved three match points just before a 74 min. rain break...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a major development, Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA) has established a strategic partnership with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to expand the global development of the sport of beach tennis. The ITF, based in the United Kingdom, is the world governing body of tennis and has 205 member...Read more
  | By Mike Mejia
In last month's issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine , I discussed the importance of building a sound physical base before rushing into plyometric training. This time out, rather than just offer up some generalized guidelines, I thought I'd lay out the actual progression I use with the athletes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number one-ranked and 13-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams and world number four-ranked and five-time Wimbledon singles champion Venus Williams have committed to representing the U.S. in the 2010 Fed Cup...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The final leg of the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge was the most successful of all, as the tournament, the magazine and the sport of beach tennis continues to grow. Thirty pro beach tennis teams, between the men’s and women’s draws, competed on Saturday, Aug. 7 and another 20 amateur teams...Read more