| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The year 2017 proved to be a very good year for the Long Island USTA Adult League teams. We had five teams win at the Sectional Championships advance to the National Championships! Job well done! The winning teams who advanced to Nationals include: Adult_Pic_01_CROP.jpg The 18 & Over 3.5 Women’...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine As 2016 turned into 2017, Sloane Stephens found herself at a difficult crossroads in both her life and her tennis career. After undergoing foot surgery in January of 2017, Stephens knew she would be missing...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The dream season for Port Washington reached its climax on Wednesday afternoon, as the Vikings defeated Ward Melville 5-2 in the Long Island Championship at Half Hollow Hills West High School. The final began last Wednesday but rain suspended play and forced it to be finished this week. The first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Grand Slam champion, Tennis Hall of Famer and New York’s own John McEnroe has been named as the honorary ambassador of the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event to be held at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, from February 11-18. McEnroe, a Douglaston, New...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
With the Suffolk County Championship tied at 3-3, Ward Melville senior Keren Collins needed to complete her comeback at third singles to bring the county title home for the Patriots. “She’s a senior and she knows this is it,” said Ward Melville head coach Erik Sussin. “I knew she would have that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Hewlett freshman Rachel Arbitman won the Nassau County Singles title, downing New Hyde Park’s Steffi Antao 6-0, 6-2 in Sunday’s final. Entering the tournament as the fourth-seed, the ninth-grader won her all matches in straight sets, including a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Great Neck North’s Amy Delman...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Four top 20 ATP World Tour tennis players, John Isner (No. 17), Kei Nishikori (No. 14), and Bob and Mike Bryan (No. 6 doubles), are the first commitments in the player field for the inaugural New York Open at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which takes place February 11-18...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance on Sunday, capturing his 16 th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final, his second major title of the year and another confirmation that 2017 belonged to he and Roger Federer. “It’s been a great two weeks,”...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Unseeded 22-year-old Sloane Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys, the number 15 seed, late Saturday afternoon 6-3, 6-0 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship, the first Grand Slam title of her career. With the win, Stephens becomes the lowest-ranked player to win the U...Read more