| By Jeff Fenton
Representing your college as a participant on its tennis team is a thrill of a lifetime. I try to open the door for as many high school hopefuls as I can. When a college coach requests a video from a high school prospect, they might be asking, “Who are you and why should I be considering you?” When...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
It’s late in the summer and you want to play college tennis and use your tennis game to help your college prospects, but you haven’t done anything yet to prepare for your college search. This is what you should do first … If you graduated high school in 2012 … Know what you want to get out of a...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
A great source of untapped recruiting wisdom is from former Long Island players who have finished college. These young adults have all the experience of college and are still young enough to relate to today’s junior players. I asked two Long Island-bred college graduates some recruiting questions...Read more
  | By Adam Wolfthal
Dillon Pottish grew up in East Quogue, N.Y., a small coastal community on the south shore of Long Island’s East End. As a youngster, his parents encouraged him to play every sport, but he developed a liking for two in particular, tennis and baseball. Knowing that both sports are played in the...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
A great source of information for prospective college tennis-playing freshmen are the people who have gone through their college tennis years. We took four Long Island raised student/athletes who just finished their first year of college and asked them to give us some insight on college tennis and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second consecutive year, Lauren Embree was involved in the decision in the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships final and the Gator All-American delivered in the end. Embree defeated McCall Jones, 6-4, 6-0, and Florida defeated top-seeded UCLA, 4-0, at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. The 2012...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
" Back in the day,” people were never home-schooled to play tennis. Back a “half-day ago,” it was done by a select few who had a slightly reasonable chance to make a living as a professional tennis player. It was considered putting all of your eggs in one basket. But what about today? Home...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After inclement weather not only moved Sunday's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championship match out of Cary, N.C., and indoors to Wake Forest's indoor tennis complex, Duke rallied back from a lost doubles point to win four singles matches, defeat rival North Carolina, 4-2, and claim its 17th ACC...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that co-ed intramural and sport club tennis teams representing 64 colleges and universities across the country have qualified for the 2012 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship to be played in Cary, N.C., April 12-14. Six schools will be making their debut at the...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
The evening of March 24th brought fun for the whole family to the Eastern Athletic Club in Blue Point, N.Y. as the Stony Brook University Family Fun Fest and Fundraiser was held where members of the Stony Brook University Seawolves men's and women's tennis teams were on hand to provide lessons,...Read more