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  | 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
  | 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