CBS will air the World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match Presented by Barefoot Hard Seltzers this Saturday, April 4 at 1:30 p.m. ET.
  | By Press Release
CBS will air the World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match Presented by Barefoot Hard Seltzers this Saturday, April 4 at 1:30 p.m. ET. The network will air a one-hour special highlighting the top moments from the event that was played on March 1. The match featured Maria Sharapova, the Bryan...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The New York Open held a local USTA League Tournament for USTA players with the finals played on the black courts of NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the second part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. Click Here to read the first part Yin awoke early the next day and was excited to get going. This was the big day, the day he would get to meet The Tennis Guru . He quickly brushed his teeth, put on his best tennis outfit and...Read more
I know the COVID-19 crisis is going to be resolved. It may take longer than we had hoped. This is a great time to practice tennis on your own.
  | By Steve Annacone
I know the COVID-19 crisis is going to be resolved. It may take longer than we had hoped. This is a great time to practice tennis on your own. I had not hit a ball in the last three weeks until the other day. I took ten balls and a racquet to the court. After loosening up by doing a five-minute...Read more
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will house a temporary hospital site in an effort by New York City’s emergency management office to increase hospital space in the continued battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will house a temporary hospital site in an effort by New York City’s emergency management office to increase hospital space in the continued battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Indoor Training Facility’s 12 courts will be converted into 100,000...Read more
According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be cancelled on Wednesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be canceled on Wednesday. German Tennis Federation Vice President Dirk Hordorff told Sky Sports Germany : “I am also involved the in the bodies of the ATP and WTA. The necessary decisions have already been made there and Wimbledon will...Read more
ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats – Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
  | By Press Release
On Saturday, March 28, ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats —Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The six-match slate begins at 6 a.m. ET immediately following the conclusion of the previously...Read more
Members of USTA Long Island pose for a picture along with Emilio Sanchez and Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario at the 2020 Eastern Conference.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. You can see the full digital edition by clicking here . The top industry professionals and tennis leaders in the Eastern section gathered for the annual USTA Eastern Conference earlier this winter. Once again...Read more
Once you have decided that you are 100 percent sure you are being cheated, you cannot let it slide. It will bother you for the rest of the match, and it will devour your confidence.
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
I have several emotional scars from being cheated during my junior tennis days. Even though I recently turned 50 (what?!), I can remember two situations like it was yesterday. On both occasions my opponent blatantly cheated me, and both times I did not handle it well. I turned into a hopeless mess...Read more
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer and former World No. 1 Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus.
  | By Press Release
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus. Roddick, 2003 US Open champion and one of the most popular and dominant players of his era, will act as a contributing guest on the series, joining from home via...Read more
I believe, for juniors especially, coaching is about being a role model and a positive influence in their life.
  | By Michael Forte
“I made it to the final of my tournament last week!” “I got a baby puppy this week!” “My AP History class is killing me!” These are just a few of the phrases I hear on a weekly basis from students during lessons/programs, and it’s easy to assume they are being talkative or only desire attention...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Worldwide, the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought us into charted territory. In these times of social distancing and isolation, communication has never been more important. We know that tennis, and sports, take a back seat to the well-being and health of the public at-large, but we wanted to...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
It’s obviously very helpful to hit a lot of tennis balls if you are trying to become the best player you can be. However, there are times when this is not possible. Doing some things at home can add a lot to your skills on the court. First, make sure you have a good and simple stretching and...Read more
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years. The new Laykold courts will be manufactured by Advanced Polymer Technology (APT), a member of Sport Group, the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. You can read the full digital edition by clicking here . When she was around six-years-old, Julia Elbaba began playing tennis for the first time. As the young child of parents who enjoyed playing tennis,...Read more