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American Sebastian Korda ousted second-seed John Isner in Delray Beach on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open singles field was narrowed down to four players after Monday’s quarterfinal matches , which featured two upsets as second-seed John Isner and eighth-seed Frances Tiafoe were both ousted. American Sebastian Korda took out Isner 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, hanging on as he saved three match...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I recently gave a group lesson to four kids. There was a five-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, and a couple of two-year-old boys. The lesson was an hour long. I was a little skeptical about whether I could make the situation work, especially since I was unaware that I would be teaching four kids...Read more
Frances Tiafoe is into the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals after winning on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open continued this weekend in sunny Florida as the second-round of singles play and quarterfinal action in doubles were played on Sunday. Below are the results from Sunday : Cameron Norrie def. Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-5 “I managed to win a lot of the long rallies at the start and...Read more
It’s a common question parents ask:  “Should my kid play up?”  The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation.
  | By Chris Lewit
It’s a common question parents ask: “Should my kid play up?” The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation. Over the years, I have studied with many different legendary coaches, who have differing views on the subject. Curiously, it seems the coaching world is a divided house...Read more
American teenager Zane Khan advanced to the second round of qualifying on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open continued on Tuesday with its second day of action in the ATP Tour’s first tournament of the year (along with the Antalya Open in Turkey which also began on Monday). The day’s play included both the Qualifying Rounds as well as the Champions Tour, and the results are below:...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Each time you hit a shot, you must recover . The "old school" idea is to get back to the middle of the court. However, in modern tennis you are better off thinking that you are going to move in the direction of the open court as soon as you are finished with your follow through. This is true both...Read more
Long Island Tennis Magazine wrapped up its 2020 series of events with two LITM Challenge winter tournaments, the first a Mixed Doubles event at SPORTIME Kings Park and the second a Women’s Doubles draw at Carefree Racquet Club.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine wrapped up its 2020 series of events with two LITM Challenge winter tournaments, the first a Mixed Doubles event at SPORTIME Kings Park and the second a Women’s Doubles draw at Carefree Racquet Club. Players came out in droves to compete in the two events which featured...Read more
  | By Press Release
The 2021 Delray Beach Open gets underway on Monday with two matches for the ATP Champions Tour. The two matches are: ATP Champions Tour • Not Before 6:00 p.m. Johan Kriek & Mark Merklein vs. Luke & Murphy Jensen ATP Champions Tour • Not Before 8 p.m. Bob & Mike Bryan vs Tommy Haas...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
As a tennis professional and coach, I have given my students many specific ideas designed to improve the chances of a positive outcome in their matches. I'm sure your pro or coach has given you the "get your first serve in" advice. Another common idea a coach may communicate is to limit your...Read more
Defending Delray Beach Open Champion Reilly Opelka will be back to defend his title in 2021.
  | By Press Release
Four former champions—Reilly Opelka (2020), Frances Tiafoe (2018), Sam Querrey (2017) and Kei Nishikori (2008)—are among the players who have entered the season-opening Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com that will take place January 4-13. “We look forward to welcoming this terrific field to open the...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
As a coach, I am constantly trying to get my students more interested and excited about playing tennis. This is not an easy task. Tennis is a very difficult sport with many ups and downs. There is no greater feeling than walking off the court after winning a match, but when a loss occurs, it often...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP and WTA Tours released revised schedules to the beginning of the 2021 season. You can see the tournament dates for each below: ATP Start Date Location Tournament Jan. 5 Delray Beach Delray Beach Open Jan. 5 Antalya Antalya Open Jan. 10 Doha Australian Open Qualifying Jan. 31 Melbourne...Read more
American Tennys Sandgren hits a backhand during his first round match at the 2020 New York Open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2021 New York Open has officially been canceled as the 2021 ATP Tour calendar was released earlier this week. The event, originally scheduled for February 7-14, will not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The official statement from Tournament Director Peter Lebedevs: “The health and safety...Read more
  | By Press Release
The Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com will be a season-opening event on the ATP Tour following a date change moving the tournament to January 4-13. “The City of Delray Beach along with our tournament staff worked very quickly to take advantage of this chance to play host to a season-opening event...Read more
  | By Dr. Brent Wells
Tennis is a popular sport for many reasons. Not only is it a great aerobic exercise, but it can improve your metabolism and increase your flexibility. While it can help you stay active, tennis can result in certain injuries, especially muscle problems. This article will explore more behind frequent...Read more