| By Danny Burgess
After a busy fall/winter season, holidays that included lots of shopping, numerous festive parties that may be followed by shovels filled with snow … you will also find your local USTA/Eastern Region board members gearing up for another action packed year of tennis events. This core group of hard-...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Tennis greatness is achieved on remarkably narrow margins of point differential success. The ATP number one-ranked player, Rafael Nadal, has won 87.5 percent of his matches this year and 54.6 percent of the points he has played. In contrast, the world's number 99th ranked player, Raniner Schuettler...Read more
  | By Ed Oliveau
When we hear the term “home court advantage,” we generally think of athletes who play before crowds of adoring fans that will cheer their great shots and urge them on past a challenging opponent. But another type of “home court advantage” is fast becoming increasingly popular. Back yard home courts...Read more
  | By Brad Shafran
Former Eastern tennis player Justin Gimelstob held a star-studded charity event supporting the Justin Gimelstob Children’s Fund on Dec. 2, 2010 at Centercourt Athletic Club in Chatham, N.J. The event featured a children’s tennis clinic, as well as two adult clinics which preceded a fun and well-...Read more
  | By Daniel Kresh
Since 2000, when I became a ballperson for The Hamlet Cup, I have longed to try out for the U.S. Open, the most elite group of ballpeople in the world. Ten years later, I finally had that opportunity. At the age of 23 with five years of experience as a ballperson for the former Commack ATP event,...Read more
  | 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 Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Shot! Courts Contact: Ed Oliveau at (631) 351-7100 www.greatshotcourts.com Imagine stepping out your back door and getting your own home court advantage! Custom-built to the size and sports lifestyle that suits your home, family and friends of all ages would play sports and games of all kinds...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In last year’s Long Island Girl’s Tennis County Championship, Syosset High School defeated Half Hollow Hills West 5-2 to win the 2009 Long Island Championship. This year, a majority of the Syosset High School girl’s roster returns and they look to again raise the championship. Individual players to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
4 Star Camps at Stony Brook University Phone#: (800) 334-7827/Web site: www.4StarCamps.com Get a taste of campus life with 4 Star Camps at Stony Brook University in Long Island, N.Y. Work with Stony Brook University’s Head Tennis Coach Gary Glassman and his assistant coaches who will take your game...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the world’s best 14-and-Under Juniors represent their country in a major international tennis event, Les Petits As. This prestigious tournament, held in Tarbes, France, resembles a major professional tournament, complete with television coverage, a linesman and ball boys. The event has...Read more