| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2013 Australian Open will take place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia from Jan. 14-27, the 101st edition of the Open. ATP top-ranked Novak Djokovic from Serbia will return to defend his men's singles title for a third time, as WTA top-ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus will defend the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, Long Island Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2012 U.S. Open, two storied careers came to a close, as both American Andy Roddick and Belgium’s Kim Clijsters took to the court for the final time in their careers. Roddick's career came to a close at the 2012 U.S. Open, when he was beaten 6-7, 7-6, 6-2, 6-4 by Juan Martin del Potro in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
BOLT B100.light Tennis Racquet The BOLT B100.light Tennis Racquet is a great racquet for any level of recreational play. Equipped with ZipStrips, BOLT’s cutting-edge technology which makes this racquet super-forgiving and super-comfortable. It’s powerful, but with great control as well, and it’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Located in Bradenton, Fla., IMG Academy is home to the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program. Under the guiding principles of its founder, Nick Bollettieri, and the leadership and direction of Rohan Goetzke, the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program sets the standard by which all tennis academies...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2011, the Girls High School Tennis Season ended on a sour note as Syosset High School defeated Half Hollow Hills East for the Long Island Championship via a coaches forfeit by HHHE over a lineup dispute. While this was deeply concerning on many levels, it shouldn't overshadow what was one of the...Read more
  | 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