The singles field for the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore was rounded out Wednesday, as Elina Svitolina officially qualified based on her results at the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The singles field for the 2018 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore was rounded out Wednesday, as Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina officially qualified based on their results at the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Pliskova and Svitolina join Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber, Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova...Read more
A trio of #NextGenATP leaders qualified for the Next Gen ATP Finals, as Canada's Denis Shapovalov, Aussie Alex de Minaur and Frances Tiafoe of the U.S.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Canada's Denis Shapovalov, Aussie Alex de Minaur and Frances Tiafoe of the U.S. joined Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and German Alexander Zverev as players to have qualified for the Next Gen ATP Finals, to be held Nov. 6-10 in Milan. Tiafoe reached two ATP World Tour finals and jumped more than 60...Read more
Hewlett sophomore Rachel Arbitman won her second straight Nassau County singles title on Sunday afternoon, defeating Calista Sha of Friends Academy 6-1, 6-4 in the championship match.
  | By Brian Coleman
Hewlett sophomore Rachel Arbitman won her second straight Nassau County singles title on Sunday afternoon, defeating Calista Sha of Friends Academy 6-1, 6-4 in the championship match. “I was able to win this as a freshman, and then being able to come back again this year, against different players...Read more
For the first time in eight years, the Nassau County doubles champion hails from South Side, as Julia Gentile and Lauren Zola teamed up to win the title on Sunday.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the first time in eight years, the Nassau County doubles champion hails from South Side, as Julia Gentile and Lauren Zola teamed up to win the title on Sunday. “It’s really special,” said Zola. “I know [our coach] Mr. Colesanti is super excited, you can see it on his face. He tried to take the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World No. 4 Juan Martin del Potro is facing another long road to recovery after he fractured his kneecap at the Shanghai Masters last week. The injury occurred during a Round of 16 match against Borna Coric when del Potro had an awkward step and fell to the ground. “I made a weird movement with the...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The experience of junior tennis is self-centric by its very nature, which is similar to the experience of growing up with a period of skill building, and later, a time of ability challenge. Childhood and adolescence is defined by the cultivation of self-investment and personal growth, and while...Read more
The Nassau County regular season came to an end on Wednesday afternoon, and both Jericho and Lynbrook clinched their respective conference titles with victories.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nassau County regular season came to an end on Wednesday afternoon, and both Jericho and Lynbrook clinched their respective conference titles with victories. Jericho wrapped up an undefeated season with a 7-0 victory over Glen Cove, improving to 14-0 and clinching Nassau County’s Conference II-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced an exciting new way for former college tennis players to reconnect with their old teammates and opponents with the College Alumni Tennis Classic. This event is scheduled for Friday, December 14 through Sunday, December 16 at the USTA...Read more
The Port Washington Vikings pushed its winning streak to 30 matches and clinched Nassau County’s Conference I with a 7-0 victory over Oceanside on Tuesday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Port Washington Vikings pushed its winning streak to 30 matches and clinched Nassau County’s Conference I with a 7-0 victory over Oceanside on Tuesday afternoon. “These girls have been simply amazing,” said Port Washington head coach Shane Helfner. “Taking a step back and looking at our 30-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the Suffolk County Individual Championships getting underway this weekend, which means the regular season has come to an end. Perhaps no team looked more impressive throughout the year than the Commack Cougars, who finished atop League I with an undefeated record of 12-0. “We’ve had an...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, the Australian Open announced that its prize money in 2019 will be jumping to AUD $60.5 million (about $42.7 million dollars), an increase of about 10 percent from last year. The tournament announced new upgrades the to the facilities to better suit the needs of its players: “We want to...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open this weekend, claiming her third title of 2018 with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Sunday’s final. “I didn’t feel great going into the tournament, to be honest,” said Wozniacki. “I think after the second match I started feeling like I was...Read more
Allison Shifflett clinched Lynbrook's 4-3 win on Wednesday with a three-set win at third singles.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The fate of Conference II-B was in the balance as Lynbrook traveled to Hempstead Lake State Park to take on South Side on Wednesday afternoon. With Lynbrook at 9-1, and South Side at 8-1 on the season, Wednesday’s showdown would be key in determining the conference’s winner at the end of the year...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
My latest epiphany happened on the golf course just a few days before putting my thoughts to this commentary. It's a tennis magazine that I write for, so why write about golf? I always think that golf and tennis are cousins. The game for a lifetime that the USTA often touted as their proverb also...Read more
NTRP 3.0 Winner Arjun Reddy with runner-up Bill Kim.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spread over three locations, Sports Made Easy ran a NTRP USTA tournament this past weekend, using a unique format to run its first flexible tournament for 3.0-4.0 NTRP divisions. “Unlike other NTRP tournaments, players had the option of choosing their locations and timings for their match,” said...Read more