| By Brian Coleman
Long Island will once again play host to professional tennis when the New York Open makes its debut at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February of 2018. Thanks to the partnership between GF Sports LLC and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the famous Memphis Open has...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Before Margaret Court’s comments on same-sex marriage became the hot topic of discussion amongst tennis players and the subject of many reporter questions at press conferences, the debate over Maria Sharapova’s return to the pro tour ruled the conversation. The former world number one and four-time...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The New York Empire return this summer, bringing World TeamTennis action back to the New York area for a second consecutive year. Leading the charge for the NY Empire will be American Mardy Fish, who will be competing in Mylan World TeamTennis for the seventh time. “Personally, I love it,” Fish...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Syosset won their third straight Nassau County championship last week, and on Friday afternoon, finally got its opportunity to compete for a Long Island championship in the USTA Long Island Executive Cup at The Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. With that mindset, the Braves won for the 52 nd...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, 22-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza became a household name by defeating Serena Williams to win the French Open title, becoming the first woman from Spain to win a major title since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario won the last of her four Grand Slam titles on the same Roland Garros clay. “For...Read more
  | By Troy Haas
1. Rafael Nadal. Following right behind the early success of his old foe Roger, Rafa Nadal seems to be playing his best tennis in years. Nadal ripped through the draw in Melbourne before meeting Federer in the finals where he lost a five-set epic match. Rafa would again play Federer at Indian Wells...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
USTA Eastern has hit the ground running in 2017. With a strong strategic vision and focused leadership, the organization is poised for success. The local tennis community welcomed a strong leader at USTA Eastern’s Annual Tennis Conference held in January. During this time, John Klenner was...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The 2017 Australian Open was one for the ages in a number of ways, and turned back the clock to a decade prior with four 30-plus year-olds competing for the men’s and women’s singles titles. No Melbourne storyline was bigger than the men’s singles final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, two...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Over the last few years, the women’s tennis team at Stony Brook has been one of the top programs in the Northeast, winning 25 of its 34 matches over the last two seasons, including an America East title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Much of that success can be attributed to standout junior...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Andy Murray has enjoyed a fantastic tennis career up to this point and is no doubt one of the top three players in the world. Murray led Great Britain to the 2015 Davis Cup championship and brought a Wimbledon championship back to Great Britain when he defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2013 final,...Read more