| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second installment of the 2021 Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge Series brought Mixed Doubles pairings to The Hamptons for an event at Sportime Quogue on Saturday. The day featured competitive tennis with a fun and social atmosphere as players enjoyed themselves on the pool deck in between...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, as the global pandemic continued to wreak havoc on our normal everyday lives, organizations were forced to rethink how they planned their events, including ones that had been well-established. For the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) and its annual Pro-Am tennis tournament , this meant...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition In 1980, when the United States Olympic hockey team did the impossible and knocked off the previously infallible Soviet Union in what is regarded as the greatest...Read more
Brian Gao won at second singles to help lead Syosset to the Long Island Championship.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Coming into this season, there were some questions surrounding the Syosset Braves. With just three returning seniors in the starting lineup, and eight new starters to integrate into the lineup, the Braves had its work cut out for them. And the Braves put in that work, and it resulted in a dominant...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Tennis is the sport for a lifetime. That creed gets right to the heart of what is so great about our sport, and goes to show that there is no cookie-cutter approach to picking up the game. Kaitlyn Fleckner is a perfect example of this notion as the West Islip senior’s tennis timeline differs from...Read more
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo featured a large tennis clinic for kids with Autism taught by local high school and college players, as well as legendary coach Nick Bollettieri.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the highlights each year in the Long Island and Metro tennis communities has been the New York Tennis Expo that is hosted by Long Island and New York Tennis Magazine, and is a celebration of all things tennis that brings the community and industry together for a free day of fun. The event...Read more
Hewlett senior Rachel Arbitman will play her final high school tennis season this spring before heading to Harvard.
  | By Brian Coleman
This fall, Rachel Arbitman will begin the next stage of her tennis career as she heads to Cambridge, Mass. to join Harvard University after a stellar junior career. “Since joining us at JMTA, Rachel quickly emerged as a leader both on and off the court,” said Greg Lumpkin, JMTA Long Island’s...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
“Don’t wait for opportunity. Create it.” When you open up the official website of Stefanos Tsitsipas, that is the motto that greets you right away, and it has become the embodiment of the 22-year-old Greek star. He has done just that, creating his own opportunities, as he is already the greatest...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition In what has been a tumultuous year, Sofia Kenin posted the best year of her professional career. As a result, Kenin was named the WTA’s Player of the Year for...Read more
Kathy Miller has been the General Manager at Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick for more than two decades.
  | By Brian Coleman
The Long Island tennis community is a tight-knit one, where almost everybody knows each other, no matter where you are from or what club, park or court you play at. And few people are more visible or known than Kathy Miller, the General Manager at Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick. Miller has...Read more