| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On one of the hottest days of the year at Roland Garros, the first day of the 2010 French Open saw many local favorites on court. The schedule was packed with French interest. The match of the day was played by Frenchman and number 10-seeded, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He took to the main show court to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A Message From USTA/Eastern/LI Region President Scott Axler The Long Island Region Board of the United States Tennis Association/Eastern Section takes great pleasure in recognizing our top junior and adult awardees for their outstanding accomplishments both on and off the tennis courts. Your...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
First singles player, Josh Levine of Cold Spring Harbor thought he would be getting a little more competition from his match against Roslyn at Garden City High School on Thursday. “I was ready to play Austin (Blau) but they told me he had gotten sick and wouldn’t be available. So I ended up playing...Read more
  | By Chris Ostling
If everyone could put down their rackets and hold their breath for a second, you might be able to hear your body talking to you. How do you feel after playing a tennis match? The next morning, do you always have stiffness in your groin or hips? Do you have some soreness in your shoulder that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the 2010 season, the biggest development for Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA) is the switch from standard tennis racquets to paddles for regulation tournament play. The change was made largely to facilitate the unification of the many international beach tennis associations throughout Europe, South...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Open is the world's premier clay court tournament and the second of the four Grand Slam events. The 2010 French Open is set for May 23-June 6 at the historic Roland Garros in Paris, France. This year’s event promises to deliver a wide array of dramatics, as well as some heart pumping and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following are portions of a conference call interview conducted with Martina Navratilova, analyst for the Tennis Channel, held Monday, May 17th. You have established yourself as one of the top tennis analyst on television. Very entertaining and very insightful. From your stand point...sitting...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel is set to carry 77 hours of live French Open coverage during its fourth year in Paris, not including same-day repeats of the men’s and women’s singles semifinals. As a general rule, seven hours of live match play will air each day, from 5:00 a.m. to noon ET, with coverage continuing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This past weekend, the best boys high school players in Nassau County came together at Oceanside High School for the Individual Championships. They were battling for County supremacy, as well as a trip to the State Championships (beginning June 3). The weather cooperated this past weekend, allowing...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
It all came down to one, single set: Syosset High School’s Stephen Peng against Great Neck North High School’s Brandon Thomas. One set to determine who would advance in the playoffs and earn a trip to the semifinals to take on Roslyn. Syosset and Great Neck North split their regular season matchups...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning U.S. Open champion KIm Clijsters has joined a long list of top ranked players who have pulled out of the upcoming French Open. Clijsters withdrew due to a left foot injury. Other withdrawals announced by the French Tennis Federation include: 2009 men’s U.S. Open champion, Juan Martin Del...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
Chris Evert helped the USTA honor tennis moms by giving a lesson to kids from the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program on top of the Empire State Building on May 13. As part of the 13th annual National Tennis Month, the USTA is honoring tennis moms while conducting festivities nationwide to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Annual USPTA Eastern Conference is set for Monday-Tuesday, May 17-18, 2010 and it will be hosted at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. The two-day event brings together some of the sport's top professionals, who will be on hand to discuss the sport and deliver...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Suffolk County Boys Division I Individual Tennis Championships were held yesterday at Sachem East High School. Congratulations to all of the players on another successful season of boy's high school tennis ... Singles Championship Nolan Gelman (1) of Half Hollow Hills West defeated Scott...Read more
  | By Jacki Binder
More than 350 dignitaries, tennis enthusiasts and USTA members turned out for the Long Island Region’s 20th Annual Awards Dinner, the region’s largest-ever dinner held May 12 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The event’s theme, “Tennis … Growth Through Diversity,” celebrated the many...Read more