| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nassau County Conference I leading Vikings of Port Washington continued its winning streak on Monday afternoon, beating Manhasset 7-0 to win its 10 th consecutive match and maintain its grip on first place in the county’s top conference. Port Washington got consistent play from all seven of its...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The China Open in Beijing got underway on Monday, and France’s Alize Cornet got her tournament off to a winning start by downing former world number one and 10 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4. “I am pretty happy about the way I played,” said Cornet. “It was a very consistent match. It’s never...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will be hosting its 31 st annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, November 5 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The showcase gives high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an opportunity to meet college tennis coaches, collect information, listen to experts and learn about the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
With a huge Conference II-B showdown looming on Monday, South Side needed a win to keep pace with first-place Oceanside on Thursday afternoon. And the Cyclones did just that, beating Massapequa 6-1 at Hempstead Lake State Park to notch its fifth straight victory and improve to 8-1 on the season. “I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ward Melville stayed undefeated and improved to 9-0 in Suffolk County’s League V on Wednesday afternoon, beating Sachem 6-1. Dara Berman anchored the victory with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Jackie Lindsay at second singles. Last year’s Suffolk County runner-up, Ward Melville has dropped just two matches...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A day after falling to Port Washington in a battle for first place in Nassau County’s Conference I, the Blazers of Great Neck North got back on the winning track on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Roslyn 5-2 to move to 6-2 on the season. "Playing Roslyn, I knew we would have some tough battles,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The Syosset Braves improved to 5-2 on the season, defeating Manhasset 4-2 in a Conference I showdown on Monday afternoon. “Although we are extremely young, the girls are really starting to come together, especially throughout the doubles lineup,” said Syosset Head Coach Shai Fisher. “We’re very...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Port Washington won its sixth straight match over the weekend, beating Cold Spring Harbor 6-1 to improve to 6-1 on the season and take over first place in Nassau County’s Conference I. Seventh grader Thea Rabman notched a huge win at first singles, beating Maddie Richmond 6-4, 6-2 to lead the way...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion and third-seed Caroline Wozniacki rallied back from a third-set deficit to beat American Shelby Rogers 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and reach the quarterfinals at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan. Wozniacki trailed 0-3 in the final set, but rallied to win 30 of the last 37 points and...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
We all saw Roger Federer win yet another Grand Slam victory, totaling 19, undoubtedly making a strong case for being the GOAT … Greatest Of All-Time. However, that’s not the purpose of this article. Let’s leave that debate to others and bring our focus to the story behind the story. What is Roger’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP announced that it will try full electronic line-calling during the Next Gen Finals in November, using strictly technology and no linespeople on the court. “This could be a landmark moment for officiating,” said Gayle Bradshaw, ATP Vice President of Rules and Competition. “Our athletes...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
David Letterman made us realize that people like lists. I guess any of these thoughts could be article subjects, but I prefer to just take this opportunity to clear my throat. 1. I can’t stand it when a parent says “we” when talking about their child’s tennis. 2. People shouldn’t tell families who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Neck South got back on the winning track on Monday afternoon, beating Garden City 7-0 to improve to 5-1 in Nassau County’s Conference II-A. After winning its first four matches to start the season, the Rebels were tripped up by Locust Valley to suffer its first defeat last week. But it...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
As we shut down a glorious summer of tennis and look forward to a great fall going into winter, I am just floored by the work done on the pro tour by the veterans who continue to amaze. When I played on the pro tour, players in their 30s were a rarity. Johnny Mac, Jimmy Connors and Martina...Read more