| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
“I was introduced to tennis 40 years ago this year through the efforts of tennis players giving back to their sport,” said Joe Arias, district board president, Long Island Region Suffolk County delegate, president of Arias Tennis Corp., USTA High Performance coach, USPTA Certified Pro 1 and...Read more
  | By Bill Mecca
Nassau County Parks Commissioner Jose Lopez presented Bill Mecca, USTA Eastern Section’s Long Island representative, with a Citation of Appreciation for working to make Nassau County a healthier place to live. Over the last few years Mr. Mecca and Karen Beckhard-Ravener of the Nassau County Parks...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Long Island Regional Board is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Awards Dinner to be held this year on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 P.M. at the beautiful Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. While this year's theme, "Growth Through Diversity," and the program we are planning will be...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Family and Children’s Golf and Tennis Tournament will be held on May 20 at The Creek Club Golf Course, located on Club House Hollow Road in Locust Valley, N.Y. This annual event brings together individuals who share a love and commitment to the underserved people of Long Island and to the work...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Long Island tennis community came out and reinforced just how large and strong a community it really is. The 1st Long Island Tennis Expo was a huge success (planned and organized by the staff of Long Island Tennis Magazine ), as the event drew 1,200-plus tennis enthusiasts...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The North Shore Men’s Tennis League is an outdoor league comprised of teams representing clubs from across Long Island. The outdoor season runs from May through August, with playoffs in mid-August. The match format is five courts of men’s doubles played on Tuesday. The wet summer of 2009 proved to...Read more
  | By Stephen G. Sombrotto
David Cooper, who currently resides in Washington, D.C., was going to be on Long Island visiting relatives for the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. He loves tennis and found the Maverick Tennis Labor Day Pro Set Challenge online at USTA tennis link. Although he was too late to register for the singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2009 Beach Tennis USA National Championship demonstrated two days of exciting, fast-paced action. For the first time ever, the National Championship in the United States featured a “Paddle Battle,” in addition to the regular racquet competition. The National Championships are held in our...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Annie Houghton, a junior from Army, defeated Katherine Lange, a junior from Northwestern State (Louisiana) 6-4 to win the Flight “A” One-on-One Doubles Tennis Tournament held at Stony Brook University as part of the Third Annual Stony Brook Women's Invitational, held Sunday, Sept. 20. Houghton now...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Aug. 30, prior to the start of the 2009 U.S. Open, Prince hosted its EXO3bition event at Central Park’s public courts, where attendees could meet, watch and even play with some of the world’s top tennis stars. On hand for the event were Gael Monfils, Mike and Bob Bryan, John Isner, Sam Querrey,...Read more