| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Brendan Henry, a senior at Farmingdale High School, received the Lt. Frederick M. Scribner Jr. Boys 18 Sportsmanship Award from the USTA Eastern Section at its recent Annual Meeting & Awards Reception. Brendan, of Massapequa, is ranked number 15 in the Boys 18s Division and plans to attend Wake...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the acceptance lists for the 65th Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, which begins Monday, Dec. 5 at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Fla. The event will be contested on clay for the first time since 1998. The qualifying draw will take place beginning...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Perhaps the most important quality for success in tennis is steadiness and the avoidance of errors. It might come as a surprise then, that in practice "Blue Chips" miss more shots than “Five Stars,” while "Five Stars” miss more shots than “Four Stars,” etc. If you are thinking that superior players...Read more
  | By Michael Sarro
On the day after New York saw its biggest snow storm in October since 1979, more than 110 high school juniors and seniors, their parents, and more than 40 college coaches braved the treacherous roads to attend the 25th Annual College Showcase Day held at the Saw Mill Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. For 25...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
High school students will get a chance this month to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 25th Annual College Showcase Day, set for Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 high school boys season recap, final standings, and highlights can be found below. Conference I Nassau County Champion: Cold Spring Harbor Playoffs Second place vs. third place playoffs (A) Syosset 7–Port Washington 0 (B) Herricks 5–Roslyn 2 Semifinals Cold Spring Harbor 6–Herricks 1...Read more
  | By David Drucker
A big congratulations is in order to Josh Levine of Cold Spring Harbor for what he accomplished this past weekend winning the 2011 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Tournament. Levine, along with the rest of his Nassau County and Suffolk County teammates representing Long...Read more
  | By Monica Gorny
Long Island players continued their stellar performance on day two of the 2011 New York State Public High School Athletic Association tournament as Nassau County’s Josh Levine of Cold Spring Harbor, the number two seed, and Zachary Morris from Garden City both moved into the semifinals of the main...Read more
  | By David Drucker
As the 2011 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Tournament kicked off, Long Island representatives gave a strong showing on day one. Between six singles and six doubles matches, Nassau and Suffolk County combined together had eight wins. In singles play, Nassau’s three...Read more
  | By David Drucker
With a bit of controversy regarding the lineups, the 2011 Long Island High School Boys Tennis Championship came down to the first doubles match with the score tied at three matches apiece. After Cold Spring Harbor swept singles play, Half Hollow Hills East answered with three straight doubles...Read more