| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will be hosting an event sure to electrify the Tennis Industry on Saturday, Jan. 30 to celebrate the finals of the Australian Open. Past Australian greats have been known to Serve-and-Volley their way to many championships over the years. Keeping...Read more
  | By Edward Wolfarth
In previous articles, we’ve explored the dangers of multi-tasking, the vagaries of momentum in sports, high school coaching issues, and the subtle differences between teaching and learning. The common thread in all is that there's nothing new! Most information and practically all technical advice...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The North Shore Men’s Tennis League is an outdoor league comprised of teams representing clubs from across Long Island. The outdoor season runs from May through August, with playoffs in mid-August. The match format is five courts of men’s doubles played on Tuesday. The wet summer of 2009 proved to...Read more
  | By Bruce Lindenman
The 3.5 Long Island team began three seasons ago as a 3.0 team that rattled off 21 straight victorious matches, including two at the national championships in Las Vegas. Two seasons ago, the team moved up to 3.5, added a few good players and wound up in the middle of the pack. This past season, the...Read more
  | By Peter Fishbach
The Annual Alan King Pro-Am Tennis Tournament was a great success and raised more than $11,000 for its designated beneficiary, the Wheelchair Sports Federation. Held on Aug. 30 at the Wildwood Pool & Tennis Club in Great Neck, N.Y., the day turned out better than anyone could have expected...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Aug. 14, more than 250 children spent a glorious day at Tully Park in New Hyde Park, N.Y. which was hosted by Bill Mecca Long Island Tennis Associates. Represented at the event were CTA of Hicksville, Oasis Camp, and the Alliance Tennis Program with Director Emily Moore. The children enjoyed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Annual Long Island Tennis Corporate Challenge was delayed a day due rain, which resulted in two teams dropping out of the event, but couldn’t dampen the spirits of the remaining competitors. The courts at Broadway Park in Sayville, courtesy of the Town of Islip, were filled with enthusiastic...Read more
  | By Steve Haar
Who says tennis is a young man's game? As the saying goes, “Tennis is a lifetime sport,” and Charlie Hurme of Huntington Station N.Y. is living proof. Charlie will be 97 in November and still plays three or four times a week. His accomplishments on the court over the past 77 years are remarkable,...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
In this biography of Roger Federer, Quest for Perfection: The Roger Federer Story, Swiss tennis writer Rene Stauffer offers a glimpse of the stages in the development of the recently dethroned U.S. Open champ. Stauffer, who had the cooperation of Federer and his family, goes all the way back to the...Read more
  | By Stephen G. Sombrotto
David Cooper, who currently resides in Washington, D.C., was going to be on Long Island visiting relatives for the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. He loves tennis and found the Maverick Tennis Labor Day Pro Set Challenge online at USTA tennis link. Although he was too late to register for the singles...Read more
  | By Ignacio Nacho Arenas
The little engine that could, just did! The 4.0 Carefree tennis team captained by Adam Kolenberg won the National Championships in Las Vegas by defeating the southern team from Arkansas by a score of 4-1 in the national finals. The Carefree team, playing out of the Merrick, N.Y. Carefree Racquet...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the U.S. Open brings us incredible entertainment, excitement and non-stop storylines right here in our own backyard. The 2009 U.S. Open was no different and it did not disappoint. As expected, the competitors came through and delivered two weeks worth of high intensity drama, upsets,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the Men’s 4.0 team from Carefree Racquet Club on winning the National Title and brining the crown to Long Island. It’s been 20-plus years since a team from Long Island has won the National Championship, but Carefree’s 4.0 team from the Merrick, N.Y. facility took home the...Read more
  | By Alanna Broderick
Over the past couple of years, I have noticed that a lot of my fellow tennis players against whom I competed are still involved in tennis in some form or another. Either, they are coaching at a university, working for a tennis club or coaching part-time somewhere. I found this common thread...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Topspin Tennis & Fitness 218 Jericho Turnpike Syosset, NY 11791 Phone #: (516) 364-9470 Topspin Tennis & Fitness is the premier tennis specialty shop in Nassau County. Topspin has just moved to a brand new location, three blocks east from its former Syosset home, to 218 Jericho Turnpike,...Read more