| By Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the September/October 2021 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. Earlier this summer, Giuliana “Gugu” Olmos got the phone call that many athletes from all sports can only dream about getting. While driving with her husband...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
He spent 40 years perfecting the art and science of pre-trial commercial litigation tactics and strategy – and sharing his expertise through teaching at law schools and legal institutes, lecturing to attorneys, training attorneys at the Inns of Court Foundation, writing numerous articles in legal...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Tennis is a sport that has an impact beyond the wins and losses on the court. It’s a sport that demands dedication and instills a work ethic, helping young people develop character traits that can be utilized in all walks of life. Embodying this mantra is Parsa Samii, a former collegiate and...Read more
  | 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