| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Virginia’s Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y., the 2013 ITA Rookie of the Year, will join two-time defending NCAA women’s singles champion Nicole Gibbs of Stanford and NCAA men’s singles finalist Jarmere Jenkins of Virginia as the crop of American men’s and women’s college...Read more
  | By Eric Rebhuhn
1. The game is played at a level that most people can relate For many tennis fans who watch professional tennis, the hope of one day hitting that great forehand that they watched Novak Djokovic hit in the finals of the U.S. Open is only a dream. But for aspiring young players, playing college...Read more
  | By Emilie Katz
Each year, Long Island junior tennis players graduate from high school and head off to college to take their academics and tennis play to the next level. College tennis takes a huge commitment and a great work ethic if success is going to be achieved. Hopefully, their success can lead to more...Read more
  | By Kristina Hyland
On May 21, the Virginia Cavaliers took home the 2013 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship, while the Stanford Cardinals seized the NCAA Women’s title. The Cavaliers (30-0) defeated the UCLA Bruins 4-3, finally taking the next step after falling short as the runner-up the past two years. The Cardinals (22...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Simply put … Dick Gould is college tennis and a living legend. He was the Stanford men’s tennis head coach for 38-years before becoming the John L. Hinds Director of Tennis at Stanford for the last nine years. Coach Gould’s career credentials are legendary. His teams won 17 NCAA team championships...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Brown Freshman Hannah Camhi of Woodbury, N.Y. has been named unanimous First Team All-Ivy selection in doubles, along with doubles partner and senior Misia Krasowski of Deerfield, Ill., as voted by the Ivy League's eight head women's tennis coaches. Playing number one doubles all year, the team of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Ivy League has announced the women’s tennis All-Ivy teams and Dartmouth freshman Katherine Yau was the lone member of the Big Green recognized. After an impressive first year on campus, the Manhasset, N.Y., native Yau earned second team honors. Yau was named second team All-Ivy in singles after...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Late in 2012, Winthrop University Basketball Coach Pat Kelsey took advantage of the fact that his team just played the number four team in the country. He had more microphones in front of him after the game than ever before and a voice that he didn’t usually get. He seized the opportunity and gave...Read more
  | By Eric Rebhuhn
1. Location, location, location As with everything, the location of the university where you want to play college tennis is important. Playing college tennis in the south is a lot different than playing in the north where the entire winter you are playing indoor tennis. Other aspects of location...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Last issue’s interviewee Jim Thomas and this month’s interviewee, Jeff Salzenstein, played professional tennis for 10-years after graduating from Stanford in 1996 and have some good insight and advice about tennis life as a pro, college and junior player to share. Jeff Salzenstein is the oldest...Read more