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The USTA today announced that former US Open singles champion Maria Sharapova, young American Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls’ champion Kayla Day, 2017 US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Sofia Kenin, 2017 USTA Girls’ 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and 2017 NCAA singles champion...Read more
  | By Andrea Retolaza
Nowadays tennis has evolved into a more powerful game than it used to be years ago. Lighter materials and more aerodynamic equipment allow players to hit the ball faster and with greater force. This results in a higher dependence on the players’ fitness level, thus, increasing the risk of injuries...Read more
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Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends will participate in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 26. The star-studded event will raise funds to support JMTP...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association today announced a series of in-game innovations that will be implemented across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open. The US Open events affected include: Qualifying Tournament, Junior Tournament, Wheelchair Invitational, American Collegiate Invitational,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Long Island and Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted its annual Nassau County and Suffolk County Kids Days, bringing together hundreds of kids from across Long Island for days of tennis and fun. “Thanks to Long Island Tennis Magazine, Randi Wilkins, Terry Fontana and all the staff and volunteers...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Andy Murray withdrew from next week’s Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, citing a hip injury. “Unfortunately I won’t be playing in Cincinnati as I continue my recovery,” Murray said on Facebook. “I always enjoy playing there and I look forward to returning next...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
The ineffable state known as “The Zone” is the Holy Grail of sports. Every athlete seeks it. Any athlete who has played in the zone remembers the ease, joy and satisfaction of finding this special place. The dictionary defines “The Zone” as “An area or stretch of land having a particular...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association today announced the first-ever “US Open Experience,” a two-day event that will take place in New York’s historic Seaport District NYC, located in the southern tip of Manhattan. The two-day tennis festival will be held on Thursday, August 24, and Friday, August...Read more
  | By Irina Belfer-Lehat
Teaching my clients of all ages, shapes and sizes how to live a healthy lifestyle is what I do every day. Focusing on small changes, realistic goals & expectations; small victories like improving one's HDL/LDL numbers, Hmg A1C or weight loss. However, lately I notice that people are getting...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be a new winner crowned this year in Flushing Meadows. Defending U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka will miss the remainder of 2017 with a knee injury. The fourth-ranked Wawrinka finishes the 2017 season with a 26-11 record. "After sitting together with my team and considering all options, I...Read more
  | By Aleix Serrats
Every athlete wants to achieve good results, but we have to be aware that good results don’t automatically happen because we spend hours and hours training on the court, in weight rooms or sharpening our mental training. The hours you spend have to be productive. In order to be productive, it’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Need a quick summer read that will put a smile on your face? Thinking of a gift for a team captain? Don’t spend $20 on a gift card. You’ll find that Ode to Tennis (2017, Wild Creek Publishing Group, $9.95) by Barbara Wyatt with illustrations by Mario Barrera, might just fit the bill. Ode to Tennis...Read more
  | By Dr. Charles Ruotolo
The shoulder is the most mobile, but least stable joint in the body. Because it’s used repetitively by tennis players, special attention should be paid to maintaining its strength, health and function. In order to prevent injuries, it's important that tennis players educate themselves. One of the...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
As a tennis coach, I've seen my fair share of "Helicopter Parents," who nurture relentlessly and hover over their child's every move. They carefully watch each lesson, practice and match. Some are reinforcing messages, adding their own opinions and even contradicting the coaches’ information. While...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Marcus Willis defeated Benjamin Becker in a final set tiebreaker to clinch the New York Empire win over the Springfield Lasers. (Credit photos to Sidney Beal III) The New York Empire hung on to defeat the Springfield Lasers 21-18 on Monday night as Marcus Willis led a spirited comeback in the match...Read more