| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded and University of Virginia senior Thai-Son Kwiatkowski rolled past his third opponent in three days in convincing fashion to capture the Third Annual American Collegiate Invitational at the 2016 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Kwiatkowski defeated the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Adelphi University women’s tennis team began its fall 2016 campaign with a 9-0 drubbing of American International College in a Northeast-10 (NE-10) road contest on Wednesday. The Panthers got things started with a dominant performance on the doubles court, winning first doubles and third...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second consecutive year, the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Women's Tennis team was selected as an unanimous favorite in the East Coast Conference (ECC) Preseason Poll. NYITʹs Lena Dimmer was selected by the coaches as the Preseason Player of the Year. The Queens College Women's...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I have been watching the campaign for delegates for the presidential nomination in both major parties with great interest. One day Donald Trump throws accusations at his opponents, and the next moment, Hilary Clinton does the same. I am not going to take political sides for the purpose of this...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On March 16, 2016, the Tennis World lost one of its biggest supporters, Sol Schwartz. He was 46 years old. He was a husband, a father of two, a son, a brother, an uncle, a coach, a mentor, and a friend. Lisa Stone, creator of the ParentingAces website and radio show , had a short-lived but very...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Although well-intentioned, are short courts, deflated balls, round-robins and short sets pulling kids into tennis on Long Island? Through five years, the answer is: “No!” Age Group/Level 2010 Players Per Long Island Tournament (Average) 2016 Players Per Long Island Tournament (Average) Boys 10’s...Read more
  | By Jimmy Delevante
The benefits of playing against a stronger opponent are more obvious than those of playing against a weaker opponent. A player who “plays up” has the opportunity to experience first-hand the skills of a stronger player and hopefully learn from it. A stronger player might implement tactics against...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The college tennis season here on Long Island is wrapping up, as a number of local schools have finished the regular season and are gearing up for their respective conference tournaments. Hofstra Men, Women Earn Season Honors Marcus Smith, who played his high school tennis at Cardozo High School in...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Many relationship magazines like to run columns with the format “What a member of one gender says and what the member of the other gender really hears.” I’d like to revisit the topic of speaking with a college coach. What a prospective student-athlete says and what the coach really hears. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The success of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) men’s and women’s tennis teams continued this past season, as both teams reached the NCAA Division II Sweet 16 and had players honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The ITA announced its 2015-16 Division II regional and...Read more