| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Have you ever wanted to play on the same courts as professional tennis players? Do you want to experience playing on the beach in the middle of winter? What about meet and get an autograph from a professional player? The 2019 New York Tennis Expo will have all of that and more, and is completely...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the end of each year, the International Tennis Federation unveils its World Champions, and this year it named Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep the 2018 World Champions. Both players enjoyed excellent 2019 seasons, as Djokovic won both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, while Halep captured the first...Read more
  | By Press Release
Larry Ellison, the co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of software giant Oracle , has been named “Person of the Year” for 2018 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2019 issue. Ellison led off the magazine’s 18th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The men’s and women’s tennis programs at USC and South Carolina will travel to Australia to play in exhibition and regular-season matches during the 2019 Australian Open, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and Tennis Australia announced on Tuesday. Programs from the two schools will play...Read more
  | By Press Release
Tournament week begins on February 9, with the 2019 New York Tennis Expo followed by Opening Night, featuring International Tennis Hall of Fame members and former world No. 1-ranked players, Andy Roddick and Jim Courier, and the Taste of New York Open starring celebrity chef David Burke. In less...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has announced the winners of the annual year-end tournament and player awards, as voted for by the players themselves. In addition, members of the WTA Coach Program voted for the first ever WTA Coach of the Year. The WTA Tournament of the Year Award winners have...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sports Made Easy continued its tournament series as it hosted the Sports Made Easy November Challenger this past weekend on Long Island. Like all Sports Made Easy tournaments, the idea was to combine the fun of playing the sport but in a competitive way, being flexible in the scheduling of events...Read more
  | By Zeki Tukel
In the last article I wrote in Long Island Tennis Magazine ( September/October 2018 issue ) on making a long-term development plan, the success of the plan was based on the accumulation of each individual session of practice and match play. In this article, I will focus on the efficiency and...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
Third set tie-break. Pete was serving at 11-11. Arturo, his partner at the net, turned and gave him the nod, “We can do this.” Pete hit a power serve and the ball hit inside and deep. The opponent extended his racket, lunged and managed a sloppy return off the rim. “Whap!” the sound from the mis-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full issue. The local tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities and some of the top coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis...Read more
Football games are won or lost during the first few plays of a game. Tennis players can learn how to win if they can see how to dominate in the same way.
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
To become a champion, you must have talent, fitness, good coaching, money, supportive parents, access to courts, discipline and patience. The sport psychologist is usually called upon when a player is having trouble with anxiety, anger, confidence, focus or pain tolerance. Any coach and athlete...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has named Patrick Galbraith its new board chairman and president, the organization announced on Tuesday. Galbraith will succeed Katrina Adams, who served two consecutive terms, and was the first African-American as well as the first former professional...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Albany_Tennis_Academy_Logo.png Albany Tennis Academy (242) 823-5979 WindsorHighSchoolatAlbany.com GrantDoyle@WindsorPrep.com Located on New Providence in The Bahamas, the Albany Tennis Academy is set on the 25-acre campus of Windsor High School, adjacent to the renowned, luxury resort community of...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
In my first book, Tennis Inside the Zone: Mental Training Workouts for Champions , I wrote a chapter entitled, “OMG, I’m Nervous …What Do I Do?” At the time I wrote that chapter, that was the top question tennis players brought to me. But there is another question tennis players experience and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the last Davis Cup final played under the current format, Croatia delivered a dominating performance over the weekend, bringing home the trophy for the second time in the nation’s history with a 3-1 win over France. “It’s not every day that you become a world champion,” said Marin Cilic. “For us...Read more