| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. We have compiled a list of some of the top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer. Bethpage Park Tennis Center 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 bethpage logo.png Farmingdale, N.Y...Read more
Stefanos Tsitsipas won his opening round match in straight sets on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The opening round of the 2022 Australian Open came to a close on Tuesday in Melbourne. Below are the singles results from Day Two: Men’s Singles (2) D. Medvedev d. H. Laaksonen 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(3) (4) S. Tsitsipas d. M. Ymer 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 (5) A. Rublev d. G. Mager 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 (9) F. Auger-Aliassime...Read more
Australian native Ash Barty won her opening round match Down Under on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The opening round of the 2022 Australian Open got underway on Monday in Melbourne. Below are the singles results from Day One: Men’s Singles (3) A. Zverev d. D. Altmaier 7-6(3), 6-1, 7-6(1) (6) R. Nadal d. M. Giron 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 (7) M. Berrettini d. B. Nakashima 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-3 J. Millman d...Read more
  | By Press Release
For the first time, fans will be able to share in a year in the life of some of the world’s best tennis players as they journey around the world, seeking to win on the sport’s biggest stages. To bring this unique immersive documentary series to the screen , Netflix has teamed up with the four Grand...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article was written for the January/February 2022 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine, prior to the availability of all players mentioned being known. As it does every year, the new year of tennis will get underway at the Australian Open. On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic has won three...Read more
Taylor Fritz begins 2022 as the highest-ranked American man in the world.
  | By Brian Coleman
Below is the cover story for the January/February 2022 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine . At the French Open this year, American Taylor Fritz had to be taken off of the famed red clay in a wheelchair. Fritz felt a pop in his knee during the second-round clash with Dominick Koepfer, and the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted its first Courts & Cocktails on Saturday evening, as Glen Head Racquet Club welcomed young adults for a night of tennis, food, drinks and friends. On court, tennis professionals organized drills, games and competitions, with the players moving from court-to-...Read more
Spanish phenom Carlos Alcaraz burst onto the scene at the 2021 U.S. Open.
  | By Chris Lewit
Historically, most Spanish players have been averse to attacking the net. Typically they would be content to grind from deep behind the baseline and win points through attrition and defense. That stereotype has now been shattered in the modern pro game. Spanish players have become well known for...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I know reading has become less prevalent among the younger generation as there are just so many other options including television, podcasts, websites, social media, and on and on, but there are a lot of great books out there that can really help your tennis game. I just started to reread Winning...Read more
Australia's Ash Barty won the Adelaide title on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty won the Adelaide International 1 title on Sunday, downing Elena Rybakina 6-3, 6-2 in the championship match. It’s Barty’s third career title in her native Australia. “We've obviously had a brilliant week, been able to work progressively through each match," Barty said...Read more
Felix Auger-Aliassime clinched the ATP Cup title for Team Canada on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP Cup title belongs to Team Canada, after Felix Auger-Aliassime clinched the championship for his country via a 7-6(3), 6-3 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut on Sunday. The Canadians defeated Team Russia on Saturday, and relied on wins from Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov on Sunday to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After months of dancing around the question of whether or not he had received the COVID-19 vaccine, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption by the Australian Open, making him eligible for the first Slam of the year later this month. “Novak Djokovic will compete at the Australian...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first week of the ATP season begins in Sydney, Australia with the new ATP Cup, an event that sees countrymen join forces in a team format. The group stages begin with ties that feature two singles matches and one doubles match. In Group C, Team USA won its first tie of the competition as it...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
A lot has been said about tennis becoming a baseline game nowadays, with very few players venturing to the net to finish a point. However, it is still a definite advantage to hit the ball from a position closer to the net versus a long distance behind the baseline. Even though you see Daniil...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Playing well in a match is not easy. Even if you know your opponent, every time you step on the court things are different. There have been numerous times when I have worked with players who are hitting the ball great in a practice situation, but then everything falls apart when they get on the...Read more