| By Brian Coleman
Earlier this year, the Long Island tennis community got its latest addition as 40 Love Lifestyle opened its doors in Manhasset, a unique store that would not only serve as a place to shop for your latest racquet sport needs, but also with the desire to bring together local players. “40 Love...Read more
  | By Press Release
Thirty-one Americans (17 women, 14 men) are set to compete in the singles main draws of the Australian Open next week in Melbourne, leading all nations in men's, women's and total main draw singles players. Play begins on Sunday night ET, with Coco Gauff, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe, Madison...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2023 tennis season begins where it always does, on the other side of the world in Australia. While it isn’t exactly the first tournament to be played this year, the 2023 Australian Open is the first pivotal event of the tennis calendar as the best players in the world will gather in Melbourne,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Injuries are, unfortunately, something that every high-level athlete has to deal with at some point or another during their careers. The ability to work through those injuries and overcome them is one indication of a dedicated athlete, and being able to do so usually has a positive impact on them...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As pickleball fever continues to spread throughout our area, the country and the world moreover, Long Island Tennis Magazine will be bringing readers the latest news, including features, profiles, product reviews and more, on one of the fastest-growing sports here in our community. Each edition we...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
One of the great myths in sports is that great athletes are “dumb jocks”. This could not be further from the truth. I have been lucky enough to work with and know some of the best athletes on earth, and one thing they all have in common is keen intelligence. I’ve administered 100’s of full-length...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States won the first ever United Cup title on Sunday as the Americans clinched its victory over Team Italy in the first-ever year of the competition. The top-ranked American man, Taylor Fritz, sealed the deal for Team USA as he defeated Matteo Berrettini 7-6(4), 7-6(7) to give them an...Read more
  | By Press Release
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the governing body and coaches association for college tennis, announces today that the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tennis Number (WTN) is now the exclusive official rating of the ITA and college tennis. “The international tennis eco-...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I know this sounds pretty crazy, but you should not be trying to think while you are playing a point in a tennis match. This idea goes against what our mind is telling us as well as what it is trying to do. We will usually have the tendency to try to work things out in our head during the exchange...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Even though it’s rarely talked about, guilt is one of these hidden emotions that influences many athletes, whether they are amateurs or pros. Guilt is felt when a tennis player pities are weaker opponent, or when a player fails to win a match and chastises themselves with self-ridicule. If a player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Down in Miami, some of the world’s best junior tennis players are competing in the annual Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, and on Monday, Huntington’s Jack Kennedy punched his ticket into the event’s championship match. Competing in the Boys 14s division , Kennedy advanced to the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These coaches share their thoughts on a wide variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
Every year I receive numerous calls from college freshmen who seemingly out of the blue have lost their feel, instincts and confidence. Their mental game used to be reliable but now they are experiencing anxiousness, anger and an unstable attitude playing for their new team. They can’t believe what...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The split step is an essential tennis movement that is often misunderstood, poorly-performed and misapplied. With a little knowledge of WHY, WHEN and HOW to perform the split step, you will move quicker and faster, and have better balance on the tennis court. WHY do we need to Split Step? All...Read more
  | By Press Release
The world’s top two men’s tennis players will square off in a special one-night championship match when all-time tennis great Rafael Nadal visits Las Vegas for the first time to meet current world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in “THE SLAM: Nadal vs. Alcaraz,” hosted by MGM Resorts International. The event...Read more