The St. John’s women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday afternoon.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. John’s women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday afternoon. The Red Storm dropped just one match on the afternoon, at second doubles, but would win first and third doubles to secure the doubles point. In singles play, Olaya Inclan...Read more
Following a defeat to Syosset on Friday which snapped an undefeated season, the Roslyn Bulldogs got back into the win column on Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over fellow Nassau Conference I foe Port Washington.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Following a defeat to Syosset on Friday which snapped an undefeated season, the Roslyn Bulldogs got back into the win column on Tuesday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over fellow Nassau Conference I foe Port Washington. Roslyn was led by its doubles teams, who won all four doubles flights to anchor...Read more
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Steve Johnson defended his title at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas as he beat compatriot Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4 to capture the Houston title for the second straight year. “It means a lot [to win] here. This is one of the best tournaments of the year,”...Read more
Syosset improved to 4-0 in the season with a 7-0 victory over Roslyn in Nassau Conference I
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Friday afternoon played host to a thrilling Nassau II-B showdown as the Massapequa Chiefs fought back to beat the previously undefeated Cyclones of South Side 4-3 at Hempstead Lake State Park. In what was the first nice weather day of the spring season, Massapequa and South Side battled for nearly...Read more
Bernarda Pera serves during a 2017 U.S. Open qualifying draw match. Serve clocks, which were instituted for the qualifying draw last year, will now be in all U.S. Open main draw matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The U.S. Open announced it will have a 25-second serve clock on all of its courts during the main draw this year. The serve clock is a way for the tournament to enforce time limits between points in order to increase the pace of play. “We would like to keep the pace of play moving,” USTA spokesman...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Current world number 13 Novak Djokovic of Serbia has announced that he has ended his coaching partnerships with both Radek Stepanek and Andre Agassi. A statement posted on Djokovic’s official Web site read: “After Miami, Novak Djokovic and his tennis coach Radek Stepanek decided to end their...Read more
Preet Rajpal (front) and Zach Chan (back) clinched Syosset's 55th straight win with their victory at first doubles on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: Jessie Levy)
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset Braves notched its 55 th straight victory, a streak that dates back a few seasons, with a 7-0 win over Plainview JFK on Wednesday afternoon. Daniel Pellerito, Eli Grossman and Justin Oresky led the way for the Braves with victories at first, second and third singles, respectively, while...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
What a great year 2017 was for USTA Long Island League Tennis! We had two teams win the National Championship! Our 55 & Over 7.0 Women from Huntington Indoor, captained by Andrea Woods, and our 65 & Over 7.0 Women from Sportime Lynbrook, captained by Pat Molloy and Leslie Wecksler. What an...Read more
Thirty-three-year-old Australian Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from professional tennis
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thirty-three-year-old Australian Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from professional tennis. Dellacqua posted a video online stating she was leaving the sort to spend more time with her family. “It's something I've been thinking about for a while,” said Dellacqua to spend more time with...Read more
Neeraj Punel won his match at second singles to help lead Hicksville past New Hyde Park.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After a week off, the high school tennis season on Long Island returned on Monday. In Conference I action, Roslyn defeated Cold Spring Harbor 6-1 to improve to 2-0 on the season. Cold Spring Harbor would win the first singles match as Matthew Cashin beat Zach Khazzam 6-3, 6-0. Roslyn, however,...Read more
  | By Wyn Mintz
I have been playing in the USTA tennis leagues since I was 18, but it took me 33 years to finally reach my first national tournament: the Men’s 55s 9.0 which took place in Tuscan, Arizona in 2009. A few years later, in 2015, I made it to my second National Tournament: the men’s 55s 9.0 in Surprise...Read more
Ryan Harrison helped lead the United States to a victory over Belgium the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals this past weekend, downing Belgium 4-0 in a quarterfinal showdown in Nashville, Tennessee. “It’s a big goal of ours to represent the country well and to put together a good Davis Cup performance,” said Ryan Harrison. “We’re excited to have the...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
Many of you have dealt with the awkwardness of hearing someone else’s lovemaking session. Perhaps you had an overzealous roommate or the walls in your apartment were too thin. Maybe you put your headphones on, turned up the music, and hoped the noises would end soon. Or maybe you just decided to go...Read more
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off. Over 300 children ages four and up attended throughout the week, with Carefree donating all proceeds to Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard...Read more