| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After serving as the interim coach this past fall, Rebecca Fakas was named the head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Adelphi University on Monday. “We are thrilled to welcome Rebecca as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Adelphi,” Adelphi’s Director of Athletics and...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
There are basically three ways to win a point in a tennis match. The most common, and also most difficult idea to execute, is to hit a winner. This means hitting a shot that the opponent cannot return and it requires a high level of expertise to be successful during match play. I strongly advise...Read more
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is just one month away. Make sure to sign up for your free ticket and come enjoy an array of games and activities on Sunday, Feb. 9, including Beach Tennis.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There is just one month remaining until the country’s largest tennis expo descends on NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as the New York Tennis Expo makes its return on Sunday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Preregistration for the event has already exceeded 3,000...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I have often talked about how we tend to gravitate towards whatever is comfortable on the tennis court. Many times, this means serving, returning and then recovering to the middle of the court about a few feet behind the baseline to exchange groundstrokes. A good opponent is likely to try to take...Read more
The 30th annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Dinner will take place during the New York Open in 2020, as the best and brightest in tennis on Long Island will be honored on Wednesday, February 12 prior to the start of that night's evening session matches
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 30th annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Ceremony will take place during the New York Open , as the best and brightest in tennis on Long Island will be honored on Wednesday, February 12 prior to the start of that night's evening session matches. By combining the annual awards ceremony with...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island in just one month, and we are excited to announce that Hannah Berner, star of Bravo TV's hit show Summer House, and Julia Elbaba, former all-American at the University of Virginia, will join us on Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the...Read more
Top-ranked American John Isner returns to NYCB LIVE for a third consecutive year.
  | By Press Release
The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Just like in a football game or at a timeout in a basketball game, you can plan a play before you start a point in a tennis match. Your idea needs to be simple and you must understand that, in tennis, you may not have the ability to control all of the variables required to execute it. If you have a...Read more
Nick Bollettieri and the IMG Academy will once again be a part of the New York Tennis Expo, scheduled for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is committed to bringing the very best tennis experience to its thousands of attendees, and we are excited to announce that legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri will be joining us at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Step out of the cold and into NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9 for the 2020 New York Tennis Expo, and take advance of the fun atmosphere at no cost. With the support of USTA Eastern, the Expo will feature multiple mini-tennis courts inside the Expo Hall...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
After playing a tennis match, it is natural to critique your play and assess how things went. Since every match is different, it is likely that your positives and negatives will change from match to match. It is a great idea to come up with exactly what you are going to do before you walk on the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is proud to announce Pop.Earth as the title sponsor for our 2020 event, set for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pop.Earth is a NYS 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2012 to offer low cost to free...Read more
Why do we sometimes feel ashamed of the way we played?
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Why do we sometimes feel ashamed of the way we played? I recently congratulated one of our club players for winning two tournament events. She thanked me, but immediately said that she desperately needed a lesson. I was surprised by her expression of desperation, even more so after I found out she...Read more
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match.  Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point.
  | By Steve Annacone
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match. Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point. There are many reasons to start the point this way. Serving to the middle of the box and deep will...Read more
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019. The current world number one captured the first Grand Slam title of her career at the French Open , becoming the first Australian to win at Roland...Read more