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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a special look at Tennis Fashion & Apparel, highlighting the latest from BaNGG! Inc., Cruise Control, Peachy Tan and SmashGal. BaNGG! Inc. E-mail: BaNGG! Inc. is a fresh alternative sports apparel line launched locally on Long Island...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2010 U.S. Open will celebrate those who "Dream, Succeed and Inspire." The night will feature tributes to tennis greats Martina Navratilova and James Blake, wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer and USTA member Dori Samadzai-Bonner who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has conducted a tennis clinic featuring the QuickStart play format on the White House South Lawn alongside USTA Chairman of the Board and President Lucy S. Garvin, World Team Tennis Washington Kastles Owner Mark Ein, world number 20th-ranked player Sam Querrey, and the doubles team of Bob...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stony Brook University and Head Coach Gary Glassman will stage an exciting serve and volley event that will showcase college women's tennis' true athletic ability. Ten East Coast collegiate teams will be playing the half court serve and volley singles game played on the doubles court known as One-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that singing sensation David Archuleta, rising star Shontelle and tennis great Roger Federer have been added to an already star-studded lineup that includes chart-topping pop superstars Jonas Brothers, TV and recording sensation Demi Lovato, tennis world number one-ranked...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
North Hills brought their "A" game to Pine Hollow Country Club on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 1st for a showdown with Pine Hollow in the Long Island Professional Tennis League (LIPTL). North Hills remained on top of their game throughout the match, defeating Pine Hollow by a score of 18-9. Both teams...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
Piping Rock got off to a good start against the visiting Creek Club in Long Island Professional Tennis League (LIPTL) play on Friday night, July 30th. Natasha Marks of Piping Rock defeated Creek Club's Victoria Konstantinova in women's singles with her steady baseline rally and consistent net play...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning Olympus U.S. Open Series champion Sam Querrey began a successful defense of his Series title, defeating world number four-ranked Andy Murray in the final of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles 5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3, while Victoria Azarenka upset former Series champion Maria Sharapova, 6-4, 6-1,...Read more
  | By Emilie Katz
Murray back in the game As Andy Murray's game is falling off this year, there are rumors that his personal life was back on the rise. He and ex-girlfriend Kim Sears, who broke up with Murray last year (reportedly over his PlayStation addiction) before the ATP World Tour Finals in London, have been...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Sports are almost entirely a visual motor game, and when the mind fills with chatter, this is when the trouble starts. Many players begin to over think when under pressure. They secretly believe that words will help them make better shots. They will say things like “don’t hit it long, do not double...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
It would be understandable if Bayside, Queens, native and ETA legend Butch Seewagen were content to rest on his laurels instead of launching Long Island’s first pro team competition. After all, the 63-year-old Seewagen, who has been director of tennis at Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich, N...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the World Junior Tennis Competition Finals. Among those chosen for the boy's team is local product Noah Rubin of Merrick, N.Y. who made the cut and will join teammates Jordan Belga of Elk Grove Village, Ill. and...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The Tennis Channel has a feature in which top professionals dig into their bags to see what they have inside. I suspect that they find some long lost items when they do this bag check, and the tone of this feature is more flippant than serious. Junior tournament players, however, should recognize...Read more
  | By Brad Shafran
Bob and Mike Bryan, or simply “The Bryans,” have won eight Grand Slam Doubles Titles, including the career Grand Slam by winning each major. They have combined to win eight additional Grand Slam Mixed-Doubles Titles and they maintain a 15-2 record while representing the United States in Davis Cup...Read more
  | By Daniel Kresh
I scored two goals playing tennis in one day ... how you may ask? I mishit a ball so severely on two separate occasions that it flew backwards over the fence and into two soccer goals which were adjacent to the court. It may be one of the biggest clichés in sports, but “keep your eye on the ball”...Read more