| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bethpage Park Tennis Center in Farmingdale, N.Y. held its 10 th annual High School Coaches Workshop on Sunday, bringing together high school coaches and even some players from Long Island for an afternoon of drills, hitting sessions and tutorials. The clinic included some of the top players from...Read more
  | By Emilio Sanchez-Vicario
In an ideal world, competition should not exist. But in the world where we live, it is a key component. Since we were born, our parents have compared us to our siblings, our cousins, our classmates, our friends, or to the children of their friends. We all grow up competing, and this can be so...Read more
  | By Max Wennakoski
The average age of the top tennis players in both men’s and women’s is higher than that of the previous generations. Both men’s and women’s top 100 feature dozens of players over the age of 30. This is further reflected in the statistics with respect to wins: during the last few years, there have...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bethpage Park Tennis Center will host its eighth annual High School Coaches Conference on Sunday, March 12 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The event has become synonmous with the start of the boys high school season on Long Island and brings together coaches from across Nassau and Suffolk counties for a...Read more
  | By Julia Elbaba
With the demands of the sport, it is common to see tennis players dealing with anxiety, stress, and overwhelming complications that take place in the mind. The mental aspect of the game is sometimes even more important and critical to look at than the physical. Having a journal has become such a...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
If you watch professional tennis these days, it is pretty obvious that many points in both the men’s and women’s game are played from on or behind the baseline. The game has become extremely fast, the players are better athletes, and the equipment is very conducive to more points being a battle...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The selection of a coach is one of the most important decisions that can be made for a young player. There is no perfect coach or coaching style, as each relationship is unique and must be a strong fit. I have listed 10 categories to consider when evaluating the suitability of a coach, but of...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
Tennis fans, I am going to tell you about the biggest secret in professional tennis. Wherever I go in the world, tennis fans talk about their amazing adventures to tournaments like Wimbledon, the French Open, Indian Wells, Miami, the U.S. Open … But I never hear about the warmest tennis hotspot in...Read more
  | By Dr. Brandyn Fisher
The following article is a compilation of my favorite quotes taken from conversations with champions at every level, from the juniors to the pros. These conversations have helped shape my own coaching philosophy and I often use these tidbits in my coaching and consulting roles. “Training is the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
SPORTIME and The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) today announced the appointment of Patrick McEnroe as Co-Director, alongside longtime JMTA Director Lawrence Kleger. McEnroe, the younger brother of JMTA founder John McEnroe, joins a team, led by SPORTIME Managing Director Bennett Schlansky. A...Read more