| By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Managing loss is one of the more important skills a champion must learn. Let’s face it, everyone loses. That includes Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and all the rest. They have all learned how to manage losses over their career. The healthy champion knows how to digest loss...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA/Eastern/Long Island Region has announced that the second in its series of club owner workshops has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 from noon-2:00 p.m. at the United Way of Long Island, located at 819 Grand Boulevard in Deer Park, N.Y. Lunch will be served. Called the "LITE," or "Long...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will unveil its second season of tennis health-and-nutrition series Fit to Hit Sunday, April 3, at 7 p.m. ET. The half-hour instructional program will again be hosted by Danielle Dotzenrod, and look at the world of sports diet and fitness from a tennis player's perspective. Tailored...Read more
  | By Chuck Russell
So many times over the years, I have seen a player hit an approach shot, follow it up to net (volley position), and get passed or lobbed by an opponent’s great shot. Most of the time, the player who was passed (and lost the point) will tell me: “My volley stinks, so I’m staying back!” What I try to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Robbie Wagner Tournament Training - Glenwood Landing will be hosting a college recruiting seminar presented by consultants, Scholarship for Athletes, on Sunday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., at 142 Glenwood Road in Glenwood Laning, N.Y. All ages and levels are welcome to attend, and both parents...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, April 30 at 9:00 a.m., the Ross School Tennis Center will present a Junior Tennis Clinic with Patrick McEnroe. Open to players ages six to 18, join Ross Tennis on the courts with United States Tennis Association High Performance Program advisor and tennis great Patrick McEnroe for a...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
Dear Tennis Fanatics of the East! My name is Luke Jensen and Long Island Tennis Magazine has given me the opportunity to write a column on anything on my mind. So look out! Back in the 1990s, my brother Murphy and I played on the ATP Tour. We played our best tennis out on Exit 52 on the LIE in...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
Bethpage State Park Tennis Center Directors Steve Kaplan and Keith Kambourian hosted a coaches forum on Sunday, March 20 at their club. More than 20 Long Island high school coaches and players attended the event which ran from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. "We show them some new drills and techniques they...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
After playing in the USTA for five years, this writer recently decided that he should captain a USTA team. After playing season after season of competitive adult league play, I felt I was ready to take on the duties and responsibilities of being head of a team. I could not anticipate the...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Players need a support system in order to achieve success in the highly competitive world of junior tennis. This includes the resources which facilitate playing opportunities, such as court time, equipment, tournament entry fees and transportation. Ideally, this facilitation is altruistic, given...Read more