| By Jason Wass
After a year of uncertainty, virtual schooling, limited social activity, and a plethora of other challenges, it seems we are starting along the path to normalcy, whatever that may mean. Maybe we will be able to do and play and interact with each other in a way that was more familiar before 2020...Read more
Rose Lindstrom was a winner at second singles as Oyster Bay advanced to the second round of the Nassau County Playoffs.
  | By Brian Coleman
Oyster Bay 5, Farmingdale 2 Karina Khaledi won 6-3, 6-1 at third singles as Oyster Bay advanced to the second-round of the county playoffs. IMG_0489_crop.jpg Alex Ho (pictured) and Zia Mukherjee won at first doubles to lead Syosset into the county quarterfinals. Syosset 7, Locust Valley 0 Abby...Read more
Roslyn secured its spot in the quarterfinals with a win over Lynbrook on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nassau County playoffs continued on Wednesday as the quarterfinals are almost completely set, and the Suffolk County regular season continued on. See more results below. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Long Island Region has announced it will host the 2020-21 Long Island USTA High School Tennis Individual Championships, a one-time event that will feature the four top-placing singles and doubles teams from Nassau and Suffolk County. The Championships, which will be an official USTA...Read more
The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week, pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week , pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30. The event’s qualifying tournament will begin on May 24. “In agreement with the French public authorities and the governing bodies of...Read more
The opening round of the 2021 Nassau County Girls playoffs begins on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Masspaequa Chiefs defeated Lynbrook 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon to secure the 11 th seed in the county playoffs and move into a matchup with sixth-seed Great Neck North. Lynbrook earns the 13 th seed and will play fourth-seed Roslyn. The showdown between Massapequa and Lynbrook was tight...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from Suffolk County on Monday, April 5. To submit a team score to be included in the daily high school recap, please share the Coaches Submission Form with your coach. Click Here to access the form . Harborfields 6, Whitman 1 Alison Ryan clinched Harborfields’ victory by winning 6-...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Tennis can be a very complicated game. Over the years I have been trying to simplify my coaching and instruction so that the execution during an actual point is more likely to be successful. When serving, think one, two and three: one is the starting position, two is the toss and the racquet moving...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
This is Part Eight of Dr. Ferraro’s The Tennis Guru series. Click Here to read the previous installments Yin, Rebecca and Virgil awoke early the next day, packed up camp and made their way up the mountain path to see The Tennis Guru. Yin thought about the dream he had the night before, that magical...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Windridge was founded in 1968 in Jeffersonville, Vt. By Alden Bryan and Ted Hoehn. Bryan, a professional landscape artist and businessman, played tennis at Harvard and was passionate about the sport. Hoehn was only 26-years-old when the two met and decided to go into business together. But Hoehn...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
Practicing groundstrokes seems to be the main focus of most players. Rather than just standing in the middle of the baseline and starting the rally with a feed straight ahead, use your serve and return of serve to start the point. Hit the serve very slowly at first and hit the return of serve so...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Over the many years that I have coached top juniors, it's clear that some players dwell on failure more than others. Some move on after a small or even large setback, while others make excuses and remain stuck in place. No matter how good a player you may be, the simple fact is that there is no...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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  | By Ricky Becker
It has been widely circulated that during this life-changing pandemic people have started evaluating what is important to them. While family is certainly number one, the circumstances of COVID has gotten me to appreciate something that I knew all along: Tennis is that friend who is always there for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The regular season has come to an end in Nassau County, as the Individual County Tournament is set for next weekend with the team playoffs scheduled for the following week. Below are the final standings: Conference I - Co-Champions: Hewlett/Port Washington/Syosset Team W L Syosset 6 1 Hewlett 6 1...Read more