| By Lonnie Mitchel
On a flight returning from Portugal this past June, I was with 24 varsity collegiate players from the Oneonta State Tennis program. I had eight hours with my thoughts on a transatlantic journey from Lisbon to New York. We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to play some team exhibitions...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka, the greatest tennis player in Belarus’ history, will not compete in the nation’s Fed Cup Final against the United States this weekend in Minsk. “It’s a pity but we just can’t change anything right now,” said Belarus captain Eduard Dubrov last week. Azarenka has not played since...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans in the Northeast have a lot to look forward to as we begin to head into 2018. With the arrival of the New York Tennis Expo and the New York Open at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February, Long Island will serve as a tennis hub this winter. Long Island and...Read more
  | By Dr. Charles Ruotolo
The meniscus has the important job of cushioning and stabilizing the knee joint, and any time a meniscus injury occurs, the symptoms are usually severe enough to warrant a trip to an Orthopedic Surgeon. If you’ve injured your knee and are experiencing any, or any combination, of the below-mentioned...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For over 25 years, FX Design Team has been transforming outdoor living spaces for clients to entertain over the years with family and friends. Owner Jeffrey Ingrassia, heads up his team of designers and artistic craftsmen to give you an experience that will exceed your expectations. One of the...Read more
Even the most confident of champions can experience a loss of confidence and self-defeat, and this occurs far more often than you may think
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Even the most confident of champions can experience a loss of confidence and self-defeat, and this occurs far more often than you may think. In the world of golf, we recently saw the possibility of self-sabotage show up at the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale in England. The world’s newest superstar,...Read more
  | By Dr. Eric Price
Some days, you are in the zone, experiencing a state of flow. Time stops, while dopamine courses through your veins. And other days, you can’t get out of your own way. No flow. No dopamine. But it’s the same frustration. Same court. Same racket. Same opponent. Maybe you didn't get enough sleep...Read more
  | By Irina Belfer-Lehat
As an endurance athlete, you need optimal nutrition to train and compete at your best. A balanced diet should give you all the vitamins and nutrients you need. However, difficult training schedules, travel and a lack of homemade meals can mean you don't always consume the best foods for your...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The dream season for Port Washington reached its climax on Wednesday afternoon, as the Vikings defeated Ward Melville 5-2 in the Long Island Championship at Half Hollow Hills West High School. The final began last Wednesday but rain suspended play and forced it to be finished this week. The first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine, and the New York Open are excited to announce the return of the New York Tennis Expo. The FREE and family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki defeated Venus Williams for the first time in her career to win her first WTA Finals trophy, beating the American 6-4, 6-4 in Singapore on Sunday. Wozniacki had to hold off a surge from Venus, who rallied from 0-5 down in the second set, but managed to hang on to beat...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was another successful weekend for some local college tennis programs here on Long Island as the dominant runs of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) and Adelphi continued. The Northeast-10 final would come down to one final match, and Rebecca Fakas delivered for the Adelphi Panthers,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Institute of Technology’s (NYIT) Lena Dimmer was voted the East Coast Conference (ECC) Player of the Year for the second straight season, as the league announced its all-conference teams and award winners on Thursday. Dimmer posted a singles record of 13-3 this season, while also going 15-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With no chance of advancing and only the role of spoiler left to play for, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina did just that on Friday, defeating world number one Simona Halep 6-3, 6-4 to eliminate the Romanian from the WTA Finals in Singapore and thus send France’s Caroline Garcia into the final four...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Adelphi senior Rebecca Fakas was named the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference Vern Cox Women’s Tennis Player of the Year , as the conference released its award winners and all-conference teams on Wednesday. Fakas won 11 of her 12 matches in the first singles spot during NE10 play, leading the Panthers to...Read more