| By Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Today, the Academy announced the dates for the fourth annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy College Recruiting Combine...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
When she began playing sports as a youngster, around the age of seven, one of the first sports Thea Rabman tried was softball. Despite being good, it didn’t take because, as Rabman says, it was too slow. That’s when tennis entered the picture. “My dad wanted me to try out tennis, so I started...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the 32 nd consecutive year, high school tennis players and college coaches came together for the USTA Eastern College Showcase Day which was held this past Sunday at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco. The event has become a fall staple for USTA Eastern and a key one for bridging the gap between...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
rachel arbitman.png As a freshman, Rachel Arbitman came up just short in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Championship match a year ago, dropping a straight-set match to Our Lady of Mercy’s Julia Andreach. So when the Hewlett sophomore captured the Nassau County...Read more
Brooke Del Prete defeated Alex Ho 6-4, 7-6(5) at second singles in a crucial victory for Westhampton Beach in Thursday's Long Island Championship.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the second day in a row, a Westhampton Beach match came down to the second doubles pairing of Rose Peruso and Julieto Tomaro. With the Long Island Championship between the Hurricanes and the Syosset Braves knotted at three-all, the duo once again delivered in the clutch, defeating Alex Flicker...Read more
Rose Peruso and Juliet Tomaro came back to win 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 to seal their team’s 4-3 victory over Commack.
  | By Brian Coleman
Having to play the full three sets in a match is nothing new for Westhampton Beach’s Rose Peruso and Juliet Tomaro. So when the second doubles pairing lost the opening set tiebreaker to Commack’s Christine Kong and Valerie Slackman in Wednesday’s Suffolk County Championship at William Floyd High...Read more
Sarah Wong clinched the Nassau County Championship for Syosset with a win over Nyla Gershfeld at third singles on Monday.
  | By Brian Coleman
The Nassau County Championship began with seven flights of tennis but would eventually boil down to just one. With the Syosset Braves and Hewlett Bulldogs splitting the first six matches at Eisenhower Park on Monday, the county champion would be determined by the only match left to finish: third...Read more
Sanya Jolly and Jenna Koeppel won 6-3, 6-3 against Sophia Remnek and Skylar Schuman to send the Braves to the county final.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be a new Nassau County champion in 2018 as Syosset and Hewlett are set to square off in the county final on Monday afternoon at Eisenhower Park, after both teams won their respective semifinals on Thursday afternoon. Hewlett snapped the 31-match winning streak in a 5-2 upset victory over...Read more
Westhampton Beach’s Rose Hayes fought back from a set down to win the Suffolk County singles title as she defeated Emily Tannenbaum of Commack 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Wednesday’s final at Shoreham-Wading River High School.
  | By Brian Coleman
Westhampton Beach’s Rose Hayes fought back from a set down to win the Suffolk County singles title as she defeated Emily Tannenbaum of Commack 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Wednesday’s final at Shoreham-Wading River High School. Hayes had not dropped a set all season entering the county final, but was able to...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
For the past two years, Lauren Cherkin held the title of Suffolk County doubles champion, doing so in back-to-back years with Ariana Malik. The Hills East senior has now made it three county doubles titles in a row as she and Alexis Huber defeated the Westhampton Beach duo of Onalee Batcheller and...Read more