| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Diego Moyano has been hired as a clay-court specialist for USTA Player Development. In this role, Moyano will facilitate coaching and training programs designed specifically for clay-court play, while working with players in the USTA Player Development program. He will...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer came back from the brink of elimination and avoided an embarassing first-round exit during the first day of action at Wimbledon today, recovering from two sets down to beat a very game Colombian Alejandro Falla, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-0. Federer, looking...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams is the number one ranked women's tennis player as the pro tour heads into Wimbledon, according to the latest WTA tour rankings provided by Sony Ericsson. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal tops the men's world rankings, with Roger Federer a close second, according to the latest ATP...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Do you want to be a U.S. Open Tennis Championships ballperson? Are you a talented athlete, with a great throwing arm, pinpoint throwing accuracy, who is fast and agile on your feet, have quick catching and nimble hands, and a thorough understanding of the game of tennis? How are you doing so far?...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The weekend of June 18-20 saw some of New York's top young juniors come to the Racquet Club of Old Westbury for a USTA Level 1 Challenger tournament, the L1 Old Westbury Challenger. All of the kids competed at their very best, and congratulations to the following winners: ►In the Boys 12's Finals,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws have been announced for the 2010 Wimbledon Championships that begin Monday, June 21. On the men's side, top-seeded Roger Federer will meet Alejandro Falla in round one, while second-seeded Rafael Nadal faces Japanese wild card Kei Nishikori. Andy Murray, the fourth seed, has been drawn to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beach Tennis USA (BTUSA), the organization responsible for the sport of beach tennis in North America, has announced a strategic partnership with The International Tennis Federation (ITF), the world governing body of tennis, to expand the global development of the sport of beach tennis. Under the...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced that 25 of the nation's top men's and women's collegiate tennis players have been named to the 2010 USTA Summer Collegiate Team, administered by the USTA and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The USTA Summer Collegiate Team is an elite training program for the top...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On June 11-12, Beach Tennis USA, along with Long Island Tennis Magazine kicked off the first of four Beach Tennis USA tournaments this summer that will be held in Long Beach, N.Y. Although the poor forecast kept some away from the beaches and inside for the weekend, Mother Nature was generous to...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Tennis is a simple game to start playing; all you need is a ball and a racket. This summer, the New York Sportimes of World TeamTennis and the USTA Eastern section are making it that much easier. The first 3,000 kids coming out to see John McEnroe and the Sportimes play at Randall's Island for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer is the number one seed for Wimbledon 2010. Federer, a six-time Wimbledon winner, received the top seed Wednesday, even though Rafael Nadal recently supplanted him as number one in the world rankings. Nadal moved into the top spot after winning the French...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
“I’m the better player, how did I lose?” Does this phrase sound familiar? Imagine this: it was the finals of the annual 16-and-Under Tournament, the weather was hot and muggy, and the sun was beaming down like a laser. The time was 3:00 p.m. and the stands were jammed with fans, coaches and the...Read more
  | By Edward Wolfarth
We know teaching is more art than science, but we're still undecided on what matters the most … the message or the messenger? First, let's take a look at the messenger, or the way in which we deliver the “goods.” Methodology is determined by many factors. Every teacher and coach, has their own...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has signed tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors to serve as a nightly analyst during the network’s upcoming Wimbledon coverage, June 21-30, 2010. The two-time...Read more
  | By Salomon Levy
Whenever I step on to the court to teach a lesson, I ask myself three things: (1) Who am I teaching? (2) What am I teaching? (3) How am I going to teach it? When planning my lessons, I consider the age and level of the student, what the student's goals are, the strengths and weaknesses in his game...Read more