| By Press Release
World TeamTennis has added several prominent tennis stars to an already jam-packed lineup of roster players set to compete during the 45 th season of World TeamTennis, taking place at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. WTT has announced that each player will play the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave permission for the USTA to host this year’s US Open, with the tournament scheduled to begin on time on August 31. “The US Open will be held in Queens, NY, without fans from August 31 to September 13,” Cuomo said in a tweet from his official Governor...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP and WTA Tours released updated calendars for the rest of the year, with the ATP Tours returning to action on Friday, August 13 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., while the WTA Tour will resume at the Palermo Ladies Open on Monday, August 3. “Our objective has been to reschedule as many...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On the heels of the US Open’s confirmation, the French Tennis Federation announced on Wednesday that it has confirmed dates for the 2020 French Open . “Following discussions with the international tennis authorities—the ATP, WTA and ITF—the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that...Read more
American Mardy Fish looks to bring his veteran presence back to the Empire in 2020.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last summer was a special one for the New York Empire. The city’s World TeamTennis franchise put together the best season in its history en route to reaching the league’s championship match. The Empire earned a trip to Las Vegas for the league’s playoffs, beating theirarchrival and top-seeded...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
  | By Robbie Werdiger
The time is past due for dramatic changes to be implemented into professional tennis. In the United States, as well as many other major countries, the youth tend not to gravitate towards tennis and are instead attracted by the aura of football, basketball, and baseball. It is no mystery why the NFL...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
A document was recently published by a group of doctors stating that tennis is a 1 (on a scale of 1-10) in terms of likelihood of transmitting the COVID-19 disease. This should send a "learn how to play tennis" message out to everyone who is looking for some great exercise, social interaction (from...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
The Hindrance Quiz checks your understanding of the ITF and USTA rules of hindrances. Correct answers are the simple quick answers, not burdened with a barrage of what-ifs or embellished with nuances on the court. A “yes” means the action was a hindrance, and a point is awarded or re-played. A “no...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will miss the rest of the 2020 season in order to prepare himself for 2021. The 20-time major champion made the announcement via a post on social media. “A few weeks ago, having experienced a setback during my initial rehabilitation, I had to have an...Read more
  | By Press Release
The 2020 World TeamTennis season schedule has been set, and tickets will go on sale for all matches tomorrow, Friday, June 12, in advance of the 45th WTT season to be played entirely at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V., July 12 through Aug. 2. Tickets start at $40...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the third part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. Click Here to read Part One Click Here to read Part Two Yin and the turtle had walked along silently for more than two hours when Yin finally thought to ask, “So, by the way, what’s your name my little friend?” “My name is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced major organizational changes on Monday , including the elimination of 100 jobs as part of a “transformational plan” to restructure the governing body of tennis in the United States. “We have an opportunity to reimagine the structure of the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the last few days, we have heard from two of the top players in the world, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, who have expressed pessimism on the prospects of playing the US Open later this summer. Last week, Nadal said: “If you ask me today, today I will say, ‘No’. In a couple of months? I don’t...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
As we get better at the game of tennis, it is natural to start thinking about more complicated ideas on the court. Often, strategy and anticipating your opponent's next shot take over your thought process. Both of these things can be very important to your success in a match. However, your ability...Read more