| By Brian Coleman
It was one year in the making, but Plainview JFK junior Yuval Solomon finally got his rematch with Webster-Schroeder’s Matt Gamble, the two-time defending New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) champion. “I knew I wanted to come back and win it this year, and I knew I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be out in force at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Thursday, June 9, to try out for scholarships to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2016-17 season. The Tryout begins with registration at 5:00 p.m...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Half Hollow Hills West reigned supreme for the second consecutive year in Suffolk County, defeating cross-town rival Half Hollow Hills East 4-2 on a hot Thursday afternoon to capture the school’s second straight Suffolk championship. Hills East entered the match at 17-0 and had beaten Hills West...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Credit all photos to Emma Fein The Syosset Braves captured its second straight Nassau County championship on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Roslyn 5-2 at Eisenhower Park. The win extended the Braves win streak to 32 straight. “It takes a lot of perseverance from them. Every guy on this team stepped...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Northport freshman Cannon Kingsley captured the Suffolk County singles title on Monday afternoon, playing near-flawless tennis to defeat defending champion Chris Kuhnle of Shoreham-Wading River 6-1, 6-1at William Floyd High School. After rolling to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Half Hollow Hills East’s...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
They say it is tough to beat a team three times in one season. Well, it may be even tougher to beat the same team by the same score three times in a season but that is just what the Commack Cougars did on Thursday afternoon. Playing for the third time this season, Commack squared off with...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Roslyn Bulldogs advanced to the Nassau County final on Thursday afternoon, edging Cold Spring Harbor 4-3 in a tightly-contested semifinal. Roslyn was led by its doubles play on Thursday afternoon, winning three of the four flights. Chase Greenberg and Eric Irom knocked off Nick Sica and Greg...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset Braves opened up its playoff campaign on Tuesday afternoon, defeating previously unbeaten Friends Academy 7-0 to advance to the Nassau County semifinals. The clinching match came on the second doubles court, as junior Adam Canarick and junior Yash Samantaray defeated Jack Zerillo and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The second-round of the Suffolk County playoffs were played on Wednesday afternoon, and top seeds Half Hollow Hills East and Commack each cruised in their playoff openers to advance to the quarterfinals. The Thunderbirds of Hills East stayed perfect on the year, moving past Connetquot 7-0. Next up...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The Half Hollow Hills East Thunderbirds will begin their Suffolk County playoff campaign this afternoon when it hosts Connetquot in the Round of 16. It has been another banner season for the Hills East boys tennis team following a tough loss to cross-town rival Half Hollow Hills West in last year’s...Read more