| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The third and final Long Island Tennis Challenge of 2017 hit the clay courts of Engineers Country Club in Roslyn on Saturday afternoon as players in three different divisions competed for titles. The day began with a free clinic provided by pros from Sportime Roslyn to allow the players to get...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
It was Long Island’s year at the 18 & Over Mixed Doubles Sectionals in Albany. Our 7.0 team out of Sportime Syosset, captained by Dawn Schosberg, our 8.0 team out of Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Daniel Burgess Jr. and Kevin Burgess, and our 9.0 team out of Deer Park Tennis, captained by...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
It has been an incredible year so far on the ATP Tour. There are many great up and coming players and a lot to look forward to the rest of the year. Obviously, the biggest story thus far is that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are once again near the top of the rankings and have split the first two...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eugenie Bouchard won her match at Women's Singles but it wasn't enough as the New York Empire fell to the Orange County Breakers on Thursday night. The New York Empire dropped to 5-5 on Thursday night, as the Orange County Breakers held on for a 22-16 win on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
As we roll into the heat of the summer of 2017, I thought I would address what separates all of us on the court: How we deal with the heat of pressure. From the first time we compete in any way, shape or form, even as children, it's the first time we realize we could "LOSE.” It is that starting...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The New York Empire presented by Citi earned a hard-fought win in an exhilarating matchup against the Washington Kastles, 20-19, at Kastles Stadium in the nation’s capital. The win improves the New York Empire’s record to 5-4 on the season and moves the team into second place in the overall Mylan...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number four Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of the 2017 season with a right elbow injury, he announced in a Facebook Live broadcast on Wednesday. “My elbow is hurt due to excessive playing, and it troubles me constantly when serving, and now when hitting my forehand as well,” said Djokovic...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The New York Empire presented by Citi took control early and never looked back as the team spoiled Andy Roddick’s debut in Philadelphia, beating the Freedoms, 25-18, at Michael J. Hagan Arena on Saint Joseph's University’s campus tonight. The win improves the New York Empire to 4-4. New York won...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
One of the most exciting tournaments to come to New York each year is the “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, where the best juniors in the world come together for top-level tennis done the right way with fairness, sportsmanship and integrity. The “Little Mo”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Coming off an extremely successful June tournament (The NYBT Open), New York Beach Tennis had a lot to live up to with its second tournament of the Summer. On July 15, at The Battle on the Beach, NYBT delivered yet again. "What a great day of fun, exercise, competition, and socializing with old and...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
At this year’s annual USTA Long Island Region Awards Dinner, Sportime’s Jared El Gayeh was presented with the 10-and-Under Tennis Award which is given to the region’s top coach for U10 programming. “That was a really amazing award to receive,” said El Gayeh. “But it doesn’t just go to me, it goes...Read more
  | By nytm_web_admin
The New York Empire presented by Citi fell to the San Diego Aviators tonight, 21-16, at Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif. The NY Empire struggled in the first two sets against the Aviators falling behind 10-6, before a third-set win tied the overall match at 11. Raven Klaasen and Mark...Read more
  | By Whitney Kraft
Over 50 years ago, Dr. Seuss wrote a book called Hop on Pop . It’s 2017, and a lot of tennis players are listening to dear old Dr. Seuss. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to “Hop Into Pop” … POP Tennis, that is. It doesn’t matter if you’re a tennis enthusiast looking for some extra...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Robert G. Silverman Sports Performance Specialist 311 North Street, Suite G1 ♦ White Plains, N.Y. (914) 287-6464 ♦ DrRobSilvermanNY@gmail.com DrRobertSilverman.com Awarded the prestigious 2015 Sports Chiropractor of the Year from the ACA Sports Council, Dr. Robert G. Silverman, DC, MS, CCN,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation. The former world number one and four-time...Read more