| By Steven Kaplan
On Sept. 2, 2010, The City Parks Foundation hosted a clinic in Central Park for 40 of the best eight-12-year-old girls, in the east. Steffi Graf and Billie Jean King were the stars in attendance and they were wonderful, helping the players for over three hours. I had the opportunity to address the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 New York State High School Girls Tennis Championships took place this past weekend, Nov. 6-8 at the Eastside Racquet Club in Manlius, N.Y. Girls from both Nassau and Suffolk Counties were on hand, joining forces at the event proudly representing Long Island and leaving a strong impact in...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
It was a repeat of last year's Long Island Girls High School Tennis final, as the Syosset Girls Varsity Tennis team defeated Half Hollow Hills West by a count of 6-1 on Nov. 2. It was a dominating performance by the Lady Braves, as all four singles, and first and third doubles, won their matches...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Oct. 12, the Massapequa High School Girls Varsity tennis team dedicated its home match against Carey/Sewanhaka to breast cancer awareness. The team wore pink and played the match with specially produced pink tennis balls, with proceeds going to breast cancer research. This was one of a series of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The finals of the Girls Suffolk County Tennis Championships pitted Half Hollow Hills West against Half Hollow Hills East. These were the top two seeds, as both teams finished 9-1 in league play (Conference I). They had split their two regular season meetings. With the Championship on the line and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nadia Smergut (Ross School) defeated Samantha Elgort (Hills East) 6-4, 7-6(7-2) to win the Singles Championship of the Suffolk County Individual Championships played at Smithtown East High School. Smergut, who was beaten by Elgort in last year's County Semis, avenged that defeat in winning the...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
As the Syosset and Garden City Girls’ High School Varsity Tennis teams took to the courts on Friday in Cold Spring Harbor with the Nassau County title on the line, the opponent was far from the forefront of the players’ minds. All of the girls knew that the real challenge today would be to triumph...Read more
  | By Bobby Colton
With just one win away from consecutive Nassau County Girls High School Tennis Finals appearances, Syosset High School’s Varsity Tennis team wasn’t feeling the pressure to win. “There’s no extra pressure,” Syosset’s coach Larry Levane said as the match got underway. “The girls are experienced. They...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Suffolk County hosted its Girls High School Individual Championships on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at East Islip High school for Division I and at Shoreham-Wading River High School for Division IV. In Division I, Hills East's Samantha Elgort was victorious over Smithtown East's Sara Finger, 6-0, 6-2...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Led by their top two singles players Hannah Camhi and Ashley Sandler, the Syosset Girls High School Tennis team improved their record to 10-1 on the 2010 season and are now a half-game ahead of Garden City High School in their battle for the Nassau County Conference I regular season championship...Read more