| By Brian Coleman
It’s often said that Father Time is undefeated. He must have never met Rafael Nadal. The old sports adage implies that old age catches up to every athlete at one point or another in their career, but it doesn’t seem to be having that same effect on the Spaniard. Rafa has had a resurgent 2017 season...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Coach Ed Krass’ 29th Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp will be held Dec. 2-3, 2017 at the University of South Florida in Tampa. A former Harvard University Tennis Coach, Krass will direct the camp with 20 head college coaches instructing throughout the weekend. Coach Ed Krass’ College Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, Maria Sharapova delivered a magnificent performance that was 19 months in the making. The 2006 champion defeated second-seed Simona Halep 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in a primetime match that immediately followed the U.S. Open’s Opening Night...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second day of the 2017 U.S. Open will play host to the top seeds from both the men’s and women’s singles draw, as Spain’s Rafael Nadal and the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova kick off their respective U.S. Open campaigns in Flushing Meadows. Temps in Flushing are expected to be in the mid-...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
At the onset of a tournament that has many people believing it could play host to a deep run by the American men, two of the country’s top-ranked players cruised into the second round on Monday. Steve Johnson (pictured above), currently ranked 48th in the world, notched an impressive win on...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
It was a good start to the 2017 U.S. Open for two former Grand Slam winners, as third-seeded Garbine Muguruza and 13th-seeded Petra Kvitova both advanced to the second round with straight-set victories. Muguruza, the 2017 Wimbledon champion, continued her in-form tennis with a 6-0, 6-3 drubbing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Action kicks off Monday on the final Grand Slam of 2017, as the U.S. Open gets underway at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Mother Nature should cooperate on Day One of the Open with sunny skies giving way to clouds and temps peaking in the upper 70s. As the men...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the seeds for the Men’s and Women’s Singles main draw at the 2017 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 28-Sept. 10 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. On the men’s side of the draw, world number one and two-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
In front of a packed crowd on Court 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York’s Jamie Loeb advanced to the third and final round of U.S. Open qualifiers Thursday, holding off former world number two and 2012 finalist Vera Zvonareva of Russia 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4. “It was a battle...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
2017 U.S. Open Preview August 28-September 10, 2017 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center ♦​ Flushing Meadows, N.Y. What to watch for … 1. Can Garbine Muguruza find consistency? Spain’s Garbine Muguruza captured the second Grand Slam title of her career with a straight-sets win over Venus...Read more
  | By Jimmy Delevante
Having respect for your sport is the most important requirement for becoming a good tennis player. The relationship between respect and value exists in every sport, but especially in individual sports like tennis. In fact, the amount of respect you have for your opponents, your coaches and yourself...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
We all know that tennis is a game that requires an incredible amount of mental toughness, a test of wills and intelligence. Before continuing on with this article, I am going to make some very general assumptions and I realize that making these generalities opens up some opportunities for debate. I...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
A year ago, the U.S. Open delighted fans with two thrilling finals on the men’s and women’s sides of the draw, as Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic for the men’s title and Angelique Kerber outlasted Karolina Pliskova on the women’s side. But there was something missing from the final Grand Slam...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and hospitality partner, Levy, will bring a world-class sports and entertainment dining experience to this year’s US Open. Several new NYC dining hot spots, expanded dining options, local artisanal offerings, fresh seafood, and global flavors have been...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its new revolutionary youth brand, “Net Generation,” which aims to inspire the next generation of tennis players. For the first time, American tennis will have one unified youth brand for children to get into the sport. Net Generation will...Read more