| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In an interview with Christopher Clarey of the New York Times on Wednesday, Justin Gimelstob said he will be resigning from his position on the ATP Board of Directors rather than seeking another term. The election was set for May 14 in Rome. “I’m stepping down because my job is to work on the sport...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Later this fall, one of the fastest growing and possibly most challenging racket sports will arrive in the USTA Eastern Section, as Chestnut Ridge Racquet Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. will play host to two One-on-One Doubles Tournaments in early October. One-on-One Doubles is a half-court, serve-and-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following the week-long spring break, high school tennis returned to action on Long Island on Monday as teams across Nassau County continued their respective bids for a run at the playoffs. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. In a tight Conference III-A...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Eastern Conference takes place this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The event features a number of instructional and informative workshops, classes and seminars. Below is the weekend’s...Read more
Dominic Thiem captured the title at the Barcelona Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dominic Thiem captured the title at the Barcelona Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday. Thiem fell behind an early break in the first set but rallied to win 12 of the final 13 games to complete the straight-set victory. “Winning this means a lot to me because it’s such a...Read more
Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova became the first player to win multiple titles this season as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix finals on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in 2019, we have a two-time champion on the WTA Tour. Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova became the first player to win multiple titles this season as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 7-6(2) in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix finals on Sunday. “I’m so glad that I reached...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will honor the achievements of its members and member organizations at its 29 th annual Long Island Awards Dinner, which is set for Thursday, May 2 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y. Click Here to attend the dinner or learn more information. Long...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The qualifying tournament of the 2019 U.S. Open will be expanded from four days to five later this summer, beginning on Monday, August 19 and running through Friday, August 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The move allows more flexibility in scheduling as well as more windows...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal won his 60 th career match on the clay courts of Barcelona as he defeated fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals. “This match was important for me,” said Nadal. “Yesterday I had a tough match. I took a setp forward and was able to play with more...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sofia Kenin notched one of the biggest victories of her young career as the American pushed the United States into the 2020 World Group Draw of the Fed Cup at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday. Kenin defeated Timea Bacskinsky 6-3, 7-6(4) in the fourth rubber of the World Group...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. John’s men’s tennis team captured the BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Championship for the first time since 2016, defeating Marquette 4-3 in the conference championship match this week . The victory catapults the Red Storm into the 2019 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament as an automatic qualifier, and will...Read more
Legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri speaks to kids during the 2019 New York Tennis Expo.
  | By Steven Kaplan
I recently had the pleasure of hosting legendary coach Nick Bollettieri as the featured speaker at my annual High School Coaches Clinic. Nick is an engaging speaker and his record of elevating the most gifted athletes to great heights is unmatched. Nick Bollettieri, like all great messengers, is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Eastern Long Island Region Adult League Captain’s Meeting took place at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y., as team captains from all across Long Island gathered together to look ahead towards the upcoming season. Adult League Coordinator Kathy Miller spoke to the captains...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Spring break is almost upon us and that means a break in the high school tennis action over the next week, but there were still some matches to be played before the break begins. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. On Wednesday, Hicksville notched a 5-2...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The high school tennis action continues to heat up as teams enter the middle part of the season and begin to prepare for the playoff push. Click Here to submit your score and match notes to be a part of our daily recap. One of those teams who has been in playoff form from the beginning of the...Read more