| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the summer winding down and the start of school on the horizon, the high school girls tennis season will get underway. The girls of Nassau and Suffolk Country are ready to get back onto the courts in hopes of having a successful year. Last season saw girls from Long Island dominate the New...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A Look at the 2015 U.S. Open Men’s and Women’s Draws By Jacob Mishkin On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring. If last year is any indication with the 14th-seeded Marin Cilic...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Amateur Division draw at the third installment of the 2015 Long Island Tennis Challenge, held in early August at Engineer’s Country Club, was one of the strongest fields the tournament has seen. It made for a highly competitive and well-balanced tournament. After a morning of intense...Read more
  | 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