| By Peter Mendelsohn
Lots of people have made outlandish bets with their friends, and Sam Querrey is no exception. Entering the 2016 season, the San Francisco native made a wager with his high school friend, Jared Grosslight. “I bet Ham (Grosslight) if I didn’t make the quarters of a slam, I’d get him any bottle of...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
One of tennis’ most endearing qualities is that it can be played throughout a person’s lifetime. Beyond simply playing recreationally, you can continue to compete in high-level—even prize money—tournaments into your adulthood. Take for example, Dmytro Kovalevych. A coach at Christopher Morley...Read more
Owner and Managing Director of Bethpage Park Tennis Center, Steve Kaplan, is merging his passion for education with tennis in the opening of the brand new Bethpage Park Tennis Center Education Center.
  | By Brian Coleman
It has been an exciting summer at Bethpage Park Tennis Center as the facility has been undergoing extensive renovations. The new look facility will be more than just aesthetically pleasing and a great haven for tennis players, with many new features and programming being added in which will make...Read more
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been prod
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been produced in conjunction with many of the major...Read more
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carol
  | By Brian Coleman
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carolina. She was a walk-on for the Tar Heels...Read more
East Hampton native Ally Friedman has been a four-year member of the Ross School Tennis Academy.
  | By Brian Coleman
They say New York is a melting pot. When you are here, you will be surrounded by various types of people and different cultures, all of which merge to create one of the most diverse cities in the world. If you head east from NYC and towards the Hamptons, you will find a tennis academy that embodies...Read more
Port Washington eighth-grader Thea Rabman will look to lead the Vikings as it looks to defend its county and Long Island titles.
  | By Brian Coleman
2018 Team to Watch (Nassau County): Port Washington Last year, the Girls Tennis Team from Port Washington compiled one of the most dominant seasons in recent memory as it captured both the Nassau County and Long Island team championships. Now, the Vikings enter the 2018 season as the prohibitive...Read more
The inaugural New York Open brought professional tennis back to Long Island in exciting fashion earlier this year, and the ATP World Tour 250 tournament has announced its dates for next year. The 2019 NY Open will run from Feb. 9-17, 2019 at NYCB LIVE, ho
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The inaugural New York Open brought professional tennis back to Long Island in exciting fashion earlier this year, and the ATP World Tour 250 tournament has announced its dates for next year. The 2019 NY Open will run from Feb. 9-17, 2019 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum...Read more
  | By Seth Sarelson
--This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine-- I was first introduced to tennis at the age of seven at a local park on Long Island and quickly fell in love with the sport. I headed to my first U.S. Open shortly thereafter, somewhere around 1990. It became...Read more
Kingsley scored one of his biggest wins at the 40th Torneo “Citta Di Santa Croce” in Santa Croce, Italy, winning the Grade 1 title with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 comeback win over Turkey’s Yanki Erel in the final.
  | By Brian Coleman
—This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine— At this time two years ago, Cannon Kingsley was just finishing up his freshman year at Northport High School and celebrating his Suffolk County Individual Championships Singles title. Fast-forward to 2018,...Read more