Roslyn seventh-grader Drew Hassenbein celebrates a point during his first singles victory on Wednesday afternoon.
  | By Brian Coleman
Pressure. Some athletes run from it, some embrace it. For seventh-grader Drew Hassenbein, it’s the latter. As his Roslyn team moved to within one victory of the Nassau County Large School title, the entire crowd of spectators gathered by the singles courts, where he and teammate Ethan Solop were...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The teams are set for next week’s Suffolk County Large School Championship. Top-seed Ward Melville will take on second-seed Commack at Casamento Park in Bay Shore next Tuesday, May 31 after each team won their respective semifinals on Wednesday afternoon. Aron Bursztyn led his Ward Melville team...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Roslyn Bulldogs and Syosset Braves will meet in a rematch of last year’s Nassau County Championship on Wednesday afternoon after both teams won their respective semifinals on Tuesday. The top-seeded Bulldogs ousted Great Neck South in its semifinal, while the Braves knocked off Port Washington...Read more
Wheatley's Kavin Shukla won at first singles to help lead Wheatley to the Nassau County title on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Wheatley and Friends Academy squared off in the first-ever Nassau County Boys’ Small School Team Championship on Monday afternoon at Eisenhower Park with a spot in the Long Island Championship on the line. Click Here to see more photos from the Nassau County Small School Championship The Wildcats...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
On match point of the 2022 Suffolk County Boys’ Singles Championship on Monday afternoon at Smithtown East High School, Commack sophomore Eddie Liao approached the service line as he aimed to seal his second straight county title. The big-hitting Liao then dialed up one last ace and let off a big “...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
For the second straight season, the Suffolk County doubles champions reside at Ward Melville. Aron Bursztyn & Shashank Pennabadi defeated Commack’s Matt Strogach & James Yu 7-6(5), 6-2 on Monday afternoon to claim the doubles title, and follow in the footsteps of Aron’s younger brother,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Leading up to the Nassau County Individual Championships this past weekend, Roslyn’s Gavin Koo & Drew Hassenbein stayed late after practices and even playoff matches to develop a chemistry on the doubles court together. Both Koo, a junior, and Hassenbein, a seventh-grader are typically singles...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Hewlett’s Stephan Gershfeld returned for his junior season with one primary goal in mind: defend his Nassau County singles title. On Sunday afternoon at Eisenhower Park, Gershfeld did just that, defeating Great Neck South’s Albert Hu 6-0, 6-3 to win his second consecutive county title. Click Here...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nassau County Large School Port Washington 7, Oceanside 0 Candrin Chris won at first singles to guide Port Washington into the quarterfinals. Great Neck South 6, Jericho 1 Albert Hu was a winner at first singles to lead Great Neck South. Roslyn 6, Hewlett 1 Zachary Sheena notched a 6-1, 6-1 victory...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. One of those activities, and perhaps its most popular, is tennis. It may be the favorite activity for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As the sport of pickleball continues to rise in popularity across the nation, local politicians and members of the community came out to celebrate the official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Pickleball Plus in West Hempstead. “It was great,” said Pickleball Plus Marketing Manager...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Suffolk County playoffs continued on Wednesday in both the Large School and Small School brackets. Commack remained undefeated and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Large School bracket thanks to a 7-0 triumph over Smithtown West. Saharsh Peddireddy and Jeffrey Behar won 6-0, 6-0 at second...Read more
Ansh Chadha posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at first singles to help lead Syosset.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nassau County playoffs heated up on Wednesday afternoon with matches in both the Large School and Small School brackets taking place across the county. The defending county champions, Syosset, advanced into the semifinals with a 6-1 win over Great Neck North. Helping lead the way was Ansh...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Valley Stream North edged Locust Valley 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon to clinch Nassau County Conference III-A. Daniel Ellis, Craig Papajohn-Shaw and Everton Prospere won at first, second and third singles, respectively, to put North in a good position to win. At second doubles, David Feldman and Jack...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
As he watched his backhand slice drop onto the court inside Hard Rock Stadium and inside the line, Carlos Alcaraz fell to his back and put his hands on his head. After shaking hands with Casper Ruud, his defeated opponent, the Spanish teenager climbed into the stands and hugged members of his...Read more