| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ace Tennis Builders PO Box 107 ♦ Woodbury, Conn. (203) 263-0773 ♦ www.acetennisbuilders.com The “Forever Court” Guaranteed Not to Crack We have developed the “Forever Court,” a post-tensioned concrete tennis court with a unique coating system that is “Guaranteed Not to Crack for 20 Years.”...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Grigor Dimitrov brings his talents to New York City in early March for the BNP Paribas Showdown, when he takes on Roger Federer in an exhibition match. The 23-year-old Bulgarian has made quite a name for himself in his short years on the ATP Tour and 2015 could be a breakout season for the rising...Read more
  | By Emilie Katz
2014 Grand Slam Champions Australian Open ► Men’s Singles: Stanislas Warwinka defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 (winners’ prize money: $2,395,000) ► Men's Doubles: Robert Lindstedt & Lukasz Kubot defeated Eric Butorac & Raven Klaasen 6-3, 6-3 (winners’ prize money: $470,000) ► Women'...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Long Island’s high school girls had a great year. The Island was very well-represented at the 2014 New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Championships in Latham, N.Y., and the competition was fierce across the Island over the entire fall season. Long Island Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. Below is a list of Long Island Tennis Magazine’s top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer. Bethpage Park Tennis Center 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 ♦ Farmingdale, N.Y. (516)...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Heading into the 2015 Australian Open, there are many storylines with a great deal of unpredictable endings in store for the upcoming year. One great of the game proved to the world that age is no barrier in 2014, while another raised questions on just how many times he could get up from a knockout...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Casa de Campo (800) 336-5520 ♦ www.casadecampo.com.do Casa de Campo offers the widest array of experiences found in the Caribbean. The 7,000-acre luxury resort offers choice accommodations, whether in hotel rooms and suites or spacious villas. The deluxe lodging options are accented by dining at...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ball Magnet (843) 816-1440 ♦ info@ihstennis.com www.ihstennis.com It’s the invention all coaches and players have been waiting for. The Ball Magnet is a must-have for all tennis facilities offering clinics, lessons, drills, cardio tennis, etc. because it takes the hassle out of an all-court...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, Long Island Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Romanian Davis Cup heroes Ion Tiriac and Ilie Nastase ruled the tennis world, reaching the finals in 1969, 1971 and 1972. What does that have to do with the best doubles tandem to ever step onto a tennis court? Tiriac and Nastase, 39 and 32 years older than twins Bob & Mike Bryan, respectively...Read more