Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
The Israel Tennis & Education Center had an Exhibition Tour this summer, which included a stop at the 2019 US Open on the first day of the tournament's main draw.
  | By Brian Coleman
This summer, Israel Tennis Center changed its name to the “Israel Tennis & Education Centers Foundation (ITEC),” as the organization—which has been around for 43 years—has grown and evolved into one of the largest social service agencies for children in Israel. Over the last half-century, ITEC...Read more
The LI Women's Interclub Tennis League Board: (Top, from left to right): Marie Franzoni, Cheryl Schefer , Suzanne Putnam, President Elona Weiner, Vice President Gigi Banks, Meg Selim and Jackie Pierangelo and (bottom, left to right): Susan Greenberg, Lynn
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the last half-century, the North Shore has been home to a competitive tennis league for adult women called the Long Island Women’s Inter-Club Tennis League, which continues to grow with each passing year. Now in its 45th season, the League is home to more than 1,600 players representing almost...Read more
Part of the tennis section of the PGA Tour Superstore in Westbury, N.Y.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
When many people hear the name PGA Tour Superstore, the immediate thought may be that it’s a place that only serves a person’s golf needs. But that certainly is not the case, and the nationwide brand had made a name for itself in the tennis industry, including at the location here on Long Island in...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills hosted the 8th annual "Little Mo" Internationals in late August.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. hosted the eighth annual “Little Mo” Internationals earlier this summer, as some of the top junior tennis players from around the world came to New York to compete in the second leg of the “Little Mo” Slam. The week-long event began with a free clinic...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Just a couple of years ago, Neel Rajesh was one of the top high school players on Long Island. Competing for one of the best high school teams on the Island in the Syosset Braves, he played atop the lineup at first singles and helped lead his team to a both a Nassau County Championship and Long...Read more
Rafael Nadal hung on to beat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 and capture the 2019 US Open trophy
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At first, it looked like one of his more convincing victories. And then, it looked like it may be one of his toughest defeats. But in the end, it was, as Rafael Nadal described, one of the most emotional nights of his tennis career as the Spaniard hung on to defeat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The kid is alright. Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy. “I was feeling many, many things before the match, more...Read more
Rose Hayes, reigning Suffolk County singles champion, is back to lead Long Island Champions Westhampton Beach.
  | By Brian Coleman
Teams to watch in Nassau County Port Washington Port Washington enters the season with a bit of a chip on its shoulder following a disappointing end to last season. Following up on its Nassau County and Long Island Championship titles the year prior, the Vikings were upset by Hewlett in the county...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Fans all around the world were able to witness one of the truly great performances in all of sports earlier this summer, when two of tennis’ all-time greats—Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer— squared off in...Read more