| By Luke Jensen
A great tennis year is coming to an end, but not before we saw some amazing stories thanks to the best players on the planet! On the men’s tour, Rafael Nadal holds on to win his 19 th major title and is now closer to Roger Federer in the all-time race than he’s been in 15 years. It’s what I believe...Read more
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea.
  | By Steve Annacone
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea. Most of us use getting the player on the run, or hitting it far away from wherever the opponent is, to win the point. In addition, if you hit the ball down the middle and it is not hit...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's the time of year where many people from Long Island and New York head out on vacation. Long Island Tennis Magazine has compiled some of the top destinations for tennis players to go to enjoy vacation, and maintain their time on court. Casa de Campo...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement plans on Friday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Australian Open champion and world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will be retiring following the 2020 Australian Open. Wozniacki made the announcement in an Instagram post, and in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America”. “In recent months, I’ve realized that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 Eastern Tennis Conference will be held on Friday, January 24 – 25, 2020 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. Each year at the conference, the Section honors and celebrates its award winners at the Annual Awards Dinner which takes place on the Saturday. Congrats to all...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine has compiled a list of some top of the tennis gifts for the upcoming holiday season: AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts AceSpace_Logo.png At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Almost every player has one side that is better than the other. Usually, a player's forehand is stronger but as the level of play gets higher, many players prefer their backhand. Once you have determined which side is better, try attacking the weaker side with your first shot—either the serve or...Read more
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today.
  | By Press Release
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today. The free agency approach was designed to allow teams more freedom to assemble their rosters during the WTT recruitment window. Free...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The SPORTIME World Tour continued to make its way across the globe, this time stopping in China as SPORTIME Syosset hosted a Beijing-themed event last weekend. Click Here to see more photos from the World Tour “The programs and the World Tour events are definitely continuing to grow,” said Jared El...Read more
Two of the best game improvement tools you should use on a regular basis are the backboard and the ball machine. Most world-class pros have used both of these resources in their careers and both are tremendous tools for your conditioning, footwork, consis
  | By Mike Puc
Two of the best game improvement tools you should use on a regular basis are the backboard and the ball machine. Most world-class pros have used both of these resources in their careers and both are tremendous tools for your conditioning, footwork, consistency and form. Unfortunately, both of these...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Many problems in a tennis match occur because of indecision. A player is faced with many choices when they are about to reply to a shot that’s hit to them. Direction, speed, depth and spin are just some of the decisions that need to be made in a very short period of time. My advice is to use your...Read more
Rafael Nadal delivered the clinching win on Sunday as Spain defeated Canada to win the 2019 Davis Cup title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recent US Open champion Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance this weekend, winning all of his matches, five singles and three doubles, to lead Spain past Canada for the Davis Cup title in the tournament’s new format in Madrid. Nadal sealed the win for his country with a 6-3, 7-6(7) win...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 instructors share their thoughts on a variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging...Read more
John McEnroe speaks to the crowd during the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, SPORTIME Amagansett hosted the fifth annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) Pro-Am. The tournament brings together 128 players, including many former professional tennis players, for a day of fun and competitive tennis, with the goal of raising money for the JMTP. “It’s just a...Read more
To become a better tennis player you need to know which of the four game styles you fall into. This will help you better understand what parts of your game will win you points and which parts you need to work on.
  | By Geoffrey Jagdfeld
To become a better tennis player you need to know which of the four game styles you fall into. This will help you better understand what parts of your game will win you points and which parts you need to work on. Once you know what your trying to do on the court you can then analyze your opponent’s...Read more