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  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Long Island Rankings (as of 12/14/20) Boys 12 Singles 1 Drew Hassenbein Roslyn 2 Sebastian Bielen East Norwich 3 Jack Kennedy Huntington 4 Sean Grosman Glen Head 5 Zavier Augustin Malverne 6 Saje Vijay Menon Mineola 7 Evan Lee Syosset 8 Rocco Roti Locust Valley 9 Benjamin Wiese...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
There are three different errors that you can make on the tennis court. You can hit your shot too deep, too wide, or you can hit the ball in the net. Hitting the ball in the net is the only error that absolutely gives you no chance of winning the point. The other two errors could always be hit out...Read more
The ATP Tour launched a new global marketing campaign on Wednesday called, This Is Tennis, indicating a brand-shift for the men’s tour.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP Tour launched a new global marketing campaign on Wednesday called, This Is Tennis , indicating a brand-shift for the men’s tour. “Our intention is to showcase tennis as more than a sport. Yes, we have some of the world’s top athletes competing on Tour day-in, day-out, but it encompasses so...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sofia Kenin was named the WTA’s Player of the Year on Tuesday as the 22-year-old compiled the best year of her career in 2020. Kenin started her year by winning the first Grand Slam title of her career at the Australian Open, defeating Garbine Muguruza in the finals. Later in the year, she...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
There is not one specific coach for all players. Every player is different and will respond to instruction in their own unique way. A good coach can figure out what type of player and personality they are dealing with and make adjustments to their approach accordingly. Some players need to be given...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I often write about what most coaches talk about to their students and teams. Discipline is just an important component to all successful athletes. Even those that test themselves to progress and are not accomplished athletes in whatever sport requires sacrifice and discipline, and usually results...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Long Island Rankings (as of 11/30/20) Boys Long Island Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Sebastian Bielen East Norwich 2 Drew Hassenbein Roslyn 3 Jack Kennedy Huntington 4 Sean Grosman Glen Head 5 Zavier Augustin Malverne 6 Saje Vijay Menon Mineola 7 Evan Lee Syosset 8 Rocco Roti...Read more
The WTA released its new logo on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) unveiled a new “corporate identity” on Wednesday, part of which includes a new logo and marketing campaign. According to the WTA: “The WTA introduces a new corporate identity today, redefining the organization’s strength as a collective unit of inspiring...Read more
The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8, according to Australian media outlets who have seen an e-mail from Tournament Director Craig Tiley. “It’s taken a while, but the great news is it looks like we are going...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Hitting volleys on the tennis court these days is definitely challenging. The balls are going faster with more spin, and it is difficult to get into a good position at the net. I have always been a big advocate of hitting volleys with an angle. The easiest way to do this is to hit the forehand...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is part of Dr. Ferraro's "The Tennis Guru" series. Click Here to see the first few parts of the series. The trio quickly departed from the cave and continued to walk along the mountain path up to the Tennis Guru’s Academy. Virgil led the way, the girl was right behind him and Yin was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis lessons a month in advance, or organizing an impromptu doubles match, you want the process to be quick. After all, if you can book a...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Most players prefer either their forehand or backhand. Human nature is to try to stay away from the shot that is your opponent's strength. However, sometimes playing the ball to their strength allows you a bigger area to attack their weaker side. Many players with a very good forehand or backhand...Read more
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals. Medvedev came out victorious in two hours and 43 minutes, the longest best-of-three match in Nitto ATP Finals history, after downing Rafael Nadal...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
We lost the second set. It wasn’t merely a loss, but the slaughter of two players at 0-6—after winning the first set, 6-2. Pat, my partner, and I looked at each other in bewilderment. What happened? We have a problem and must fix it before the start of the third set tiebreak. We admitted we had...Read more