| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that it is awarding more than $34,000 in USTA Wheelchair Program Grants to 23 wheelchair tennis programs across the country for the second consecutive year. Two programs within the Eastern section received these grants. Grants were awarded to local organizations that promote and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Harrah’s Entertainment, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames are proud to announce that tennis will be returning to Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on April 10, 2010 with the first annual "Caesars Tennis Classic." The exhibition tournament will showcase four U.S. Open Champions and feature...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup took place on Monday night, March 1 at Madison Square Garden. A crowd of more than 11,700 got a chance to watch high quality tennis as some of the top players on the WTA Tour competed on Monday night. The unique format of the event featured two...Read more
  | By Sunny Fishkind
Do you play tennis in your community or county park? Are the courts you play on in great shape? If not, LET US KNOW !!!!!!!!! We have just formed a committee to look at the public courts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Some of us have seen courts that were in great need of repair. It is our belief...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States will take on Serbia in a tough first round Davis Cup matchup beginning today. The Americans will be counting on some of their young guns, as Jon Isner and Sam Querrey will be the two singles players for the U.S. This is the first time since 2000 that neither Andy Roddick or James...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2010 was introduced on March 1st as part of Tennis Night in America in a ceremony held at the BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup at Madison Square Garden. In the Class of 2010, doubles stars dominate the Recent Player and Master Player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As the Adult League Summer Season approaches, new players to the USTA or intraclub systems can refer to the NTRP ratings sheet to determine what level would best suit your play. The National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) is the official system for determining the levels of competition for USTA...Read more
  | By Branislav Grujic
Tennis development is a natural consequence of biomechanics. Biomechanics, stated simply, can be defined as the study of human motion in its physical entirety. It involves efficiency of movement and effectiveness in performing at the highest level, i.e., (by hitting the serve harder, or the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA and Vision Italia together will produce the first all paddle tournament in the USA. This tournament will take place in Miami during the ATP/WTA SONY Ericcson tennis tournament in Miami. The Sony Ericsson Open 2010 All-Paddle Tournament will be held at the Sony Ericsson Open in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top women in the world of tennis, including current world number one-ranked player Serena Williams, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, 2009 U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters and 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, will face off in the one-night, single elimination $1.2...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the number one seeds of their respective draws, were able to once again overcome obstacles and play at an elite level to win another title in the year’s first Grand Slam in Australia. Serena defeated unseeded, and the recently unretired, Justine Henin, for her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine had the pleasure in taking part in a teleconference with Kim Clijsters who called in her from her native Belgium. Kim discussed many topics including the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG and her first matchup against Serena Williams since their infamous U.S...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams, the Billie Jean King Cup’s defending champion, has withdrawn from the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown, scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Williams, who qualified for the Showdown based on her 2009 victories at both the Australian Open and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick, Martina Hingis and Lindsay Davenport have been selected as the top three overall picks in the 2010 World TeamTennis Pro League Marquee Player Draft. The Philadelphia Freedoms selected Roddick with the overall number one selection, while the New York Buzz chose Hingis with the second...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island tennis community is blessed to have some of the best indoor facilities and best coaches in the world right here in our backyard. Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine spoke with some of these top coaches to get insight into their coaching/training strategies, what they look for in a...Read more