| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top five 1. Serena Williams Even with her meltdown at the U.S. Open and the return of Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters, Serena is always dangerous. If she can keep her fitness and focus, she will be tough to beat all year. 2. Caroline Wozniacki “Sunshine,” as she’s known on the tour, will look...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top five 1. Roger Federer While Roger Federer is not as dominant as he once was, he is still the best in the game. He wins on all surfaces and his consistency is unmatched. He certainly has a target on his back in 2010, but that has never bothered him before. 2. Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal is...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
Clearly, junior tennis players (and most recreational adult players) are exposed to just as much high-level mental and physical stress as touring pros – perhaps even more so due to a lack of proper conditioning. Poor range of motion, weak physical structure and inexperience are just a few problems...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
JavaFit has announced the launch of their JavaFit Gives Back Program designed specifically to assist no-profit organizations to help raise money for causes. All the monies and commissions earned from the sales of a JavaFit product from a National Tennis Association for the Disabled (NTAD) affiliate...Read more
  | By Carl Barnett
Have you ever had a complete meltdown? I mean, the type where you forget who is there, what was said, and basically, even forget many of the details of what has happened. By now, the entire world saw Serena Williams’ episode with the line judge at the U.S. Open women’s semifinal on Sept. 12. Megan...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will be hosting an event sure to electrify the Tennis Industry on Saturday, Jan. 30 to celebrate the finals of the Australian Open. Past Australian greats have been known to Serve-and-Volley their way to many championships over the years. Keeping...Read more
  | By Edward Wolfarth
In previous articles, we’ve explored the dangers of multi-tasking, the vagaries of momentum in sports, high school coaching issues, and the subtle differences between teaching and learning. The common thread in all is that there's nothing new! Most information and practically all technical advice...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The North Shore Men’s Tennis League is an outdoor league comprised of teams representing clubs from across Long Island. The outdoor season runs from May through August, with playoffs in mid-August. The match format is five courts of men’s doubles played on Tuesday. The wet summer of 2009 proved to...Read more
  | By Bruce Lindenman
The 3.5 Long Island team began three seasons ago as a 3.0 team that rattled off 21 straight victorious matches, including two at the national championships in Las Vegas. Two seasons ago, the team moved up to 3.5, added a few good players and wound up in the middle of the pack. This past season, the...Read more
  | By Peter Fishbach
The Annual Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament was a great success and raised more than $11,000 for its designated beneficiary, the Wheelchair Sports Federation. Held on Aug. 30 at the Wildwood Pool & Tennis Club in Great Neck, N.Y., the day turned out better than anyone could have expected...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Annual Long Island Tennis Corporate Challenge was delayed a day due rain, which resulted in two teams dropping out of the event, but couldn’t dampen the spirits of the remaining competitors. The courts at Broadway Park in Sayville, courtesy of the Town of Islip, were filled with enthusiastic...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
In this biography of Roger Federer, Quest for Perfection: The Roger Federer Story, Swiss tennis writer Rene Stauffer offers a glimpse of the stages in the development of the recently dethroned U.S. Open champ. Stauffer, who had the cooperation of Federer and his family, goes all the way back to the...Read more
  | By Stephen G. Sombrotto
David Cooper, who currently resides in Washington, D.C., was going to be on Long Island visiting relatives for the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. He loves tennis and found the Maverick Tennis Labor Day Pro Set Challenge online at USTA tennis link. Although he was too late to register for the singles...Read more
  | By Ignacio Nacho Arenas
The little engine that could, just did! The 4.0 Carefree tennis team captained by Adam Kolenberg won the National Championships in Las Vegas by defeating the southern team from Arkansas by a score of 4-1 in the national finals. The Carefree team, playing out of the Merrick, N.Y. Carefree Racquet...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the U.S. Open brings us incredible entertainment, excitement and non-stop storylines right here in our own backyard. The 2009 U.S. Open was no different and it did not disappoint. As expected, the competitors came through and delivered two weeks worth of high intensity drama, upsets,...Read more