| By Lonnie Mitchel
When tennis became a sport and was developed, it was always a game that had two people competing against one other using their tools, talents and mental know-how to solve problems on the court to achieve goals. Coaching was done prior to the matches and the players were off to solve the challenges...Read more
  | By Joao Pinho
As coaches and teaching professionals, we are constantly trying to help our players develop good habits, but how often do we look at our own habits as teachers? This article will portray simple actions and behaviors that can make us better professionals. On-court teaching As someone who spends most...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today the themes for each of the team’s seven home matches during the 2019 season at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y.
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today the themes for each of the team’s seven home matches during the 2019 season at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y. To kick off the 44 th season of World TeamTennis (WTT), the league co-founded by International Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, Dr. John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son...Read more
  | By Daniel Bezman
In order to maximize the development of players over the long run, the best plan is to adopt a four-stage training model developed by Dr. Istvan Balyi. The four stages are: 1. FUNdamental Stage 2. Training to Train Stage 3. Training to Compete Stage 4. Training to Win Stage Stage 1: FUNdamental...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
A few months ago, I was listening to John O’Sullivan’s Way of Champions’ podcast when he interviewed his colleague, renowned mental training coach Dr. Jerry Lynch. They were talking about how all athletes want to win , but the path to winning is not so much about wanting to win, but understanding...Read more
  | By Vasco Antunes
In my career as a tennis coach, I’ve learned that when you start working with a young tennis player, it’s not enough to just focus on the quality of the technique, you must also take into account what happens outside the court. Children play many roles … they are sons and daughters, students,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a universally happy day across the tennis world on Thursday as three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray made his return to the court at the Fever Tree Championships at the Queen’s Club in London. Murray, competing in his first match following hip surgery after the Australian Open, paired...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
In the March/April 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine , I discussed my formula on junior tennis success. In short, it goes like this … Click Here to read Part I of Ricky Becker's article Ten percent of junior players walk onto the tennis court for the first time with clear-cut talent; 80...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sometimes, as a tennis player, you exist on an island. Alone, solo, under the lights of your local club or drenched in the sun, there you are … between the lines, either gaining the accolades of glory hitting the winning shot or facing the weight of defeat. There are no teammates to pass to, no...Read more
  | By Stefen Rosner
As has become a yearly tradition, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted tryouts for both its Long Island and Randall’s Island facilities in late June, as tennis players from the ages of six through 16 headed to the courts in search of a scholarship into the JMTA. Mr. McEnroe himself was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. Each town in the Hamptons has its own unique feel, with a variety of activities available from simply going...Read more
Noah Rubin competes at the New York Open earlier this year.
  | By Scoop Malinowski
Status: No. 176 in ATP World Tour Rankings DOB: February 21, 1996 In: Long Island, NY HT: 5-9 Wt: 155 First Tennis Memory: My parents hung a ball from a string off our ceiling and I was actually in a diaper. And maybe I just have a memory because I see the picture so often. I don't know if I...Read more
Airam Castellano and Caio Zampieri  celebrate after clinching the Men's Pro title at the 2019 Long Island Tennis Challenge.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the sixth consecutive year, Long Island Tennis Magazine brought together tennis players of all ages and levels together for a day of competitive tennis, fun, friends and food as it hosted the annual Long Island Tennis Challenge at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, N.Y. The...Read more
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire is entering its second year of a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage healthy...Read more