| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The winner of the 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge--a qualifying tournament of the Longines global tournament is Lauren Fishbein, a 12-year-old from Livingston N.J., who is a former dancer, a technology fanatic and has dreams of someday becoming the next Roland Garros Champion. Two more things...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rain may have dampened and caused a five-hour delay of day five of the French Open, but it didn't dampen the play of Americans Andy Roddick and John Isner as the duo advanced at Roland Garros. Roddick defeated Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain delay-filled affair. Roddick...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top eight seeds of the player field at the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships will be dominated by players ranked within the top 100 on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings. New additions to the player field include number 53-ranked Benjamin Becker; the top two Belgian players...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
The Cold Spring Harbor Boys Varsity Tennis team won their third consecutive Long Island Championship on Wednesday, May 26, knocking off Suffolk County Boys Tennis Champions Half Hollow Hills East by a score of 6-1 at Smithtown East High School. Battling temperatures in the 90s and high humidity,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will partner with Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown to host more than 650 Far Rockaway, N.Y., public school students at the 12th Annual “Say Yes to Tennis, No to Violence” Day on Thursday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis...Read more
  | By Nancy Gill McShea
Daniel B. Dwyer, a managing partner at the Point Set Indoor Racquet Club in Oceanside, N.Y., and a past president of the USTA Eastern section, died suddenly of a heart attack on May 25. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly, son Shawn and three grandchildren. Danny Dwyer was the Johnny Carson of...Read more
  | By Jonathan Klee
The year is 1987. Ronald Reagan is president and country club tennis is flourishing on the South Shore of Long Island. American tennis players, such as John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Chris Evert and Tracy Austin, solidify tennis as part of the American landscape. South Shore golf and tennis country...Read more
  | By Joe Arias
The Suffolk County Junior Tennis League (SCJTL) revived the Boys Varsity Tennis Awards Dinner with a resoundingly successful event on May 25. This event had not been held in three seasons, but made a strong comeback this year thanks to the effort of SCJTL staff of Joe Arias, Donna Arias, Jimmy...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In action on day three of the French Open from Roland Garros, on the men's side, Spaniards Rafael Nadal, Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer all easily moved on, each winning their respective matches in straight sets. Austrailian Lleyton Hewitt also won in straight sets. Argentine and 26th seeded...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On day two of the 2010 French Open, the match of the day was between Andy Murray and hometown favorite, Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Gasquet who at times can be inconsistent certainly brought his "A" game to Roland Garros and gave the number four seed all he could handle. Murray dropped the first two...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, will provide a portion of its advertising inventory to Google TV Ads’ system, effective immediately. The arrangement makes the network the first single-sport channel inventory...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Hall of Famer, native New Yorker and former world number one John McEnroe has announced that he will open and direct the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, with its inaugural, full-year programs commencing just after the 2010 U.S. Open. The McEnroe Academy will be housed at the new $18 million...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
Long Island Tennis Magazine book critic Brent Shearer recently had the opportunity to chat with noted tennis broadcaster, Mary Carillo, on topics ranging from the Agassi-Sampras feud during the Hit for Haiti benefit in Indian Wells, to how Venus and Serena Williams have dominated the women’s game...Read more
  | 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