| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Long Island annex Sportime Syosset hosted its annual scholarship tryouts, where kids from around Long Island came to compete and play for a scholarship for the Fall 2016 campaign at the JMTA. “We’re looking for talented, homegrown players who are athletic...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine hosted the first of three Long Island Tennis Challenge Tournaments that will take place this Summer. The event brought together players of all levels including some of the top tennis players in the area at the beautiful Engineer’s Country Club in Roslyn, N.Y. Despite...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
With the 2016 French Open on the horizon, the Sportime World Tour halted in Paris for a Roland Garros-themed event at Sportime Massapequa on Saturday afternoon. Continuing its string of successful World Tour events, Saturday’s event featured DJ Curtis doing his thing to keep everybody entertained,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last night, the USTA Eastern Long Island Region held its 26th Annual Awards Dinner at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, N.Y. The Long Island tennis community came out to celebrate what was another successful year of tennis here on Long Island in 2015 and to honor players, coaches, volunteers, business...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The tennis community lost one of its best people recently, as Sol Schwartz passed away at the age of 46. Schwartz was a manager and buyer at Holabird Sports, and dedicated his time and efforts to the sport of tennis, pushing his initiative #SaveCollegeTennis, while also helping the Long Island...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Vamos Tennis! More than 100 niños in kindergarten through fifth grade are having a bueno time learning to play tenis with their amigos during a new after-school program in Hempstead, N.Y. With the mission of making tennis accessible for all, Circulo de la Hispanidad, an organization that provides...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Kei Nishikori cruised into the second round of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico on Monday, moving past Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands 6-0, 6-3 in less than an hour. “I’m very happy with my tennis today,” Nishikori said afterwards. “I started really well. He was missing a lot in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Sportime World Tour continued with a Beijing-themed day to mirror the recent Beijing Open from the ATP/WTA World Tours. The tour swept through Sportime Lynbrook and consisted of a full day of tennis, food and tons of fun. The last stop of the 2015 tour had a little something for everybody...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Amateur Division draw at the third installment of the 2015 Long Island Tennis Challenge, held in early August at Engineer’s Country Club, was one of the strongest fields the tournament has seen. It made for a highly competitive and well-balanced tournament. After a morning of intense...Read more
  | By Jacob Mishkin
The Hamlet Country Club opened their gates to members and guests who entered to play in the Club’s Annual Tennis and BBQ Mixed-Doubles Tournament this past Saturday night. Those in attendance enjoyed a nice summer evening and also an assortment of food and beverages. While there was a tournament to...Read more