| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine has compiled a list of some top of the tennis gifts for the upcoming holiday season: AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts AceSpace_Logo.png At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These instructors share their thoughts on a variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging...Read more
John McEnroe speaks to the crowd during the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, SPORTIME Amagansett hosted the fifth annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) Pro-Am. The tournament brings together 128 players, including many former professional tennis players, for a day of fun and competitive tennis, with the goal of raising money for the JMTP. “It’s just a...Read more
Phil Barres stands on court at Glen Head Racquet & Fitness.
  | By Brian Coleman
About a year ago, Phil Barres, Adam Mandell and Cory Parr met in a diner to discuss the potential of buying a tennis club business together. Barres, whose family owns a real estate business, owned the property that Glen Head Racquet & Fitness stood on, and was approached by then owner Robert...Read more
High school sophomores, juniors and seniors compete in match play in front of college coaches at the annual USTA Eastern College Showcase Day.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, coaches, parents and players from gathered at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. for the USTA Eastern College Showcase, the 33 rd year of the one-of-a-kind event. “College Showcase Day was huge this year! We had increased attendance from both players and coaches over 2018,” said...Read more
Andrea Martinez won the fourth and clinching point for Port Washington with a victory at second singles.
  | By Brian Coleman
The dominance of Port Washington continued on Tuesday The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, as the girls won for the 50 th time in its last 51 matches, defeating Westhampton Beach 7-0 to capture the Long Island Championship. “What makes this even more special is that we just won [the Long...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became tennis' new star with her run to the US Open title.
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The kid is alright... On a late-summer Saturday afternoon in Flushing Meadows, Bianca Andreescu became the first player born this century to win a Grand Slam as...Read more
Julia Stabile won at fourth singles to clinch Westhampton Beach's second straight Suffolk County title.
  | By Brian Coleman
With one match remaining in the Suffolk County Championship, the crowd gathered outside the fence of the fourth singles court at Shoreham-Wading River High School. As top-seed Westhampton Beach and third-seed Islip split the first six matches on the day, the county champion would come down to this...Read more
Port Washington captured the 2019 Nassau County title by beating Great Neck North 7-0.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the last few years, no tennis team on Long Island has been more dominant than the girls from Port Washington. The Vikings proved that once again on Friday afternoon, winning the Nassau County championship with a 7-0 win over Great Neck North at Eisenhower Park. “Even though the score was 7-0,...Read more
Cold Spring Harbor’s Merri Kelly Hannity won her second career Nassau County singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Back in 2016, Merri Kelly Hannity won the Nassau County singles title in her freshman year at Cold Spring Harbor. And now a senior, she has repeated that feat, defeating Thea Rabman of Port Washington 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 in this year’s county final. “It feels really good, and it’s really exciting to be...Read more