| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the Long Island 14's Junior Team Tennis Long Island on winning the Junior Team tennis Regional Championship. The champs are headed to Syracuse for Sectionals, June 12-13 and we wish them the best of luck along the way! Many thanks to Pat Mosquera of Rockville Racquet Club for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open Champion, will have surgery on his right wrist and will be out for undetermined amount of time. It does appear as if that time period will be significant. Del Potro has not played since the Austrailian Open back in January. In a letter from Del Potro read...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday May 15th, the USPTA along with the USTA/Eastern/Long Island Region and the Nassau County Department of Parks is proud to offer Nassau County residents free tennis lessons at Love on Long Island in East Meadow! This exciting day on the courts will be held from noon to 3:00 p.m. at...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Save the date, Thursday, May 6 for the USTA Adult Leagues Captains Meeting. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y. For more information and details, contact USTA/Eastern/Long Island Region Adult League Coordinator...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The United States Tennis Association, Eastern Section will host its 20th Annual Long Island Region Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Focusing on the theme, “Growth Through Diversity,” the program will celebrate the many...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Justine Henin won her first title since coming out of retirement, defeating Samantha Stosur 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 in a tough three set match Sunday in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix. This win should give Henin a nice boost in confidence heading in to the years second Grand Slam (the French Open) which...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA hosted a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments took place on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the French Tennis Federation...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the qualifying events for the Junior Davis Cup (16-and-under) and Junior Fed Cup (16-and-under) by BNP Paribas and the World Junior Tennis Competition (14-and-under). Each event features a four-team round robin...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the...Read more
  | By Branislav Grujic
The principal of physiology, or physical fitness, is the ability to meet the physical demands of a sport to perform optimally. Physical training is a disciplined routine of specialized procedures that are performed by players to condition their bodies for the purpose of improving performance. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Junior Team Tennis Long Island Regional Championships were held this past weekend, April 24-25. Congratulations to the Regional 12s and 18s teams on their success and hard work. Also, many thanks to Pat Mosquera of Rockville Racquet Club for providing the images posted below.Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced that Katerina Sevcikova and Nikita Kryvonos won the USTA Eastern Sectional Qualifying Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the first of 16 Sectional Qualifying Tournaments that will comprise the U.S. Open National Playoffs. The U.S. Open National...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Kim Clijsters will be out of action for up to six weeks after tearing a muscle in her left foot during a Fed Cup singles match Saturday. Clijsters beat Maret Ani 6-4, 6-2 Saturday, despite having discomfort in her left foot during the second set.The bruising became more painful overnight, and tests...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The best of five matchup between the United States and Russia started with Melane Oudin defeating Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3 6-3 to give the United States a 1-0 match lead. Elena Dementieva defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second match to even the series at 1-1. In Sunday's reverse singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup semifinal against Russia in Birmingham, Ala., this weekend, with telecasts Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25. The competition between the 2009 Fed Cup runner-up Americans and Russia will consist of two singles...Read more