| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Tom Ferraro (516) 248-7189 ♦ drtferraro@aol.com www.drtomferraro.com Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally known sport psychologist designated as one of “the nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
From an early age, Noah Rubin had a strong connection to the sport of tennis. The Long Island native had a racquet in his hands before he could walk, and was hitting balls while still in diapers. Hailing from a family of tennis players, he was born with the sport in his blood. “My grandfather loved...Read more
  | By Trevor Mitchel
As part of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s 2015 Summer Series, kids and parents gathered at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. on June 14 for the 2nd Annual Long Tennis Magazine KidsFest. The event provided kids with a day of fun-filled activities, both on and off the court, to enjoy their tennis...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court, but...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun. No Frenchman has won the crown on their home soil in the 32...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name. Ivanovic had already reached two Grand Slam finals, the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open, but had yet to be crowned a champion at one of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted the Long Island Tennis Challenge, which brought together some of the top tennis players in the area on a beautiful afternoon at Engineer’s Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. As the day went on, it wasn’t only the weather that heated up, but the competition, as the many...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Grand Slam Tennis 214 Commack Road ♦ Commack, N.Y. (631) 499-6444 What are specialty stores? Specialty stores are a place to go and receive extensive, dedicated, and welcoming services that do not include the click of a mouse. Jim Donnelly has been a proud owner and operator of Tennis Emporium...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
As the winter months begin to fade into spring, it means that the start of high school spring sports is on the horizon. The boys high school tennis season here on Long Island carries with it a number of intriguing headlines in addition to a deep crop of talent, which should make for an action-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Alley Pond Tennis Center 79-20 Winchester Boulevard Queens Village, N.Y. (718) 264-2600 ♦ www.alleypondtenniscenter.com Our Mission: Learn the Game, Love the People! Our mission is to help every student realize his or her potential. Tennis is a sport of a life time and our goal at Alley Pond Tennis...Read more