| By Jessica Stiles
Beginning immediately after the conclusion of Wimbledon, the U.S. Open Series links together WTA and ATP tournaments which take place on hard courts across America throughout the summer. This year’s summer calendar was unique in the sense that it was interrupted with the 2012 Summer Olympic games...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one-ranked Martina Hingis of the New York Sportimes and Bobby Reynolds of the Washington Kastles were named as WTT Most Valuable Players for the World TeamTennis Pro League presented by GEICO. John-Patrick Smith of the Orange County Breakers and Kristyna Pliskova of the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In September of 2010, John McEnroe opened the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) in New York City at the Sportime Randall's Island Tennis Center in Manhattan. Sportime Randall's Island is the flagship location for the Academy and for Sportime's 13 clubs. The John McEnroe Tennis Academy was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Russia’s Maria Sharapova completed her career Grand Slam with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Italy's Sara Errani to win the 2012 French Open Championship. In addition to her 2012 Roland Garros victory, Sharapova won at Wimbledon in 2004, the U.S. Open in 2006 and the Australian Open in 2008. She joins an...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After coming one victory short of first place in the Eastern Conference last year, the New York Sportimes of World TeamTennis (WTT) look to rebound in 2012 as the team will play seven July home dates this season, including five at the Sportime Randall’s Island Tennis Center and two at SEFCU Arena...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Grand Slam Tennis 214 Commack Road ♦ Commack, N.Y. ♦ (631) 499-6444 What are specialty stores? Specialty stores are a place to go and receive extensive, dedicated, and welcoming services that do not include the click of a mouse. Jim Donnelly has been a proud owner and operator of Tennis Emporium...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam event, will take place May 27-June 10 at the famed clay courts of Roland Garros. The event was first played in 1891 as a French national tournament on grass. The surface would be changed to red clay in 1912. The first French Open, then called the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Hall of Famers Andre Agassi and John McEnroe, and all-time great Martina Hingis, will compete as part of the World TeamTennis matchup between the New York Sportimes and Boston Lobsters, the team announced today. In a special benefit night on July 19, proceeds will go towards the Johnny Mac...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Nassau County Boys High School Tennis season is closing in. The defending Nassau County Champion Cold Spring Harbor returns with a strong roster despite losing a few top players to graduation. The reigning Suffolk County Champion, Half Hollow Hills East, will be a force this season in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern Long Island Region has scheduled its 22nd Annual Awards Dinner for Wednesday, May 9 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y. As in year's past, the region will celebrate the achievements of its tennis...Read more