| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island tennis community is blessed to have some of the best indoor facilities and best coaches in the world right here in our backyard. Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine spoke with some of these top coaches to get insight into their coaching/training strategies, what they look for in a...Read more
  | By David Drucker
The magical run of Merrick, N.Y.’s Scott Lipsky and his mixed-doubles partner, Australian Casey Dellacqua, has finally come to a happy ending at Roland Garros, as the duo captured the 2011 French Open Mixed-Doubles Championship. The unseeded Lipsky & Dellacqua defeated the defending French Open...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Hall of Famer Bjorn Borg will step in to replace fellow tennis legend Jimmy Connors to face long-time rival John McEnroe in a World TeamTennis match on July 14 at Sportime Randall’s Island. Borg and McEnroe will compete against each other that night when the defending Eastern Conference...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last night, the New York Sportimes opened their 2011 World TeamTennis season with a 21-16 victory over the Boston Lobsters. The matchup was tightly contested throughout and ended up coming down to the last match of the evening which was the women's doubles match. The Sportimes led 16-15 in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Coming off an outstanding 2010 campaign in which they advanced to the World TeamTennis Finals, the New York Sportimes have announced their 2011 schedule, with seven home matches in July, including five at Sportime Randall’s Island Tennis Center in Manhattan and two at SEFCU Arena at the University...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal from Spain, 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon in the finals of Wimbledon. With the win, Djokovic upped his record on the year to 48-1 and captured his first-ever Wimbledon title. It was Djokovic's fifth straight win over Nadal, the 2010 Wimbledon...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine takes a special look at Tennis Apparel stores, highlighting Grand Slam Tennis in Commack, N.Y.; MD Tennis in Westhampton Beach, N.Y.; Solow Sports in Huntington, N.Y.; and Topspin Tennis & Fitness in Syosset, N.Y. Grand Slam Tennis 214 Commack Road • Commack, N.Y...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sponsored by Denny's Childrenswear and featuring: The 23rd Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp, adidas Tennis Camps at Stony Brook University, Advanced High Performance Tennis Academy by Maurice Trail, Bethpage Park Tennis Center Summer Tennis Camp, Carefree Racquet Club, The Early Hit Training...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bethpage Park Tennis Center 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 • Farmingdale, NY 11735 Phone #: (516) 777-1385 Bethpage Park Tennis Center is located just a few hundred feet from the Black Course at beautiful Bethpage State Park, which has served as home to the U.S. Golf Open. Four indoor...Read more
  | By Daniel Kresh
Tennis is not just a physical sport; it is incredibly tactical as well. Having a variety of shots in your repertoire is vitally important, but without understanding when it is appropriate to employ each shot in your arsenal, a smarter player could beat you even if your technique is far superior to...Read more