| By Brian Coleman
It was an all-Commack battle in the Suffolk County Division I Individual tournament final on Tuesday, as defending county champion Kimberly Liao squared off against fellow Cougar Emily Tannenbaum. “It’s weird,” Liao said of playing against one of your teammates. “Since we’re always supporting each...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Blazers of Great Neck North defeated Manhasset 5-2 in a key Conference I showdown on Friday, improving its record to 8-5. Alyssa Ghassabian led the way for Great Neck North, coming back from a set down to beat Kyleigh Harmon 0-6, 6-4, 6-4 at third singles to anchor the Blazers’ victory. The...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a showdown between two of the top three teams in Nassau County’s Conference I on Wednesday, the Quakers of Friends Academy beat Cold Spring Harbor 4-3 to move into a first-place tie with Manhasset. The deciding match would come at fourth doubles, as Parisa Vahid and Juliet D’Aversa knocked off...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Massapequa Chiefs continued its unbeaten season on Thursday afternoon, defeating Valley Stream Central 5.5-1.5 in a match that had to finish early due to darkness. The final match on court was a competitive third singles contest between Massapequa’s Grace Ryan and Nazia Seelochan of Valley...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Great Neck North Blazers improved to 6-4 on the season on Wednesday afternoon, knocking off Syosset 5-2 in a Nassau County Conference I showdown. Ashley Yu and Margaret Haykin led the way for Great Neck North, defeating Tal Bodner and Marissa Levine 6-3, 7-5 at first doubles to anchor the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Syosset got back on the winning track Monday afternoon with a 5-2 triumph over Conference I rival Roslyn. Risha Maholtra came back from a set down to win at first singles, defeating Natalia Krol 3-6, 7-6(2), 6-1. The Braves will take on Great Neck North in its next match. The Massapequa Chiefs...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Babylon girls’ tennis team did more than just play tennis on Friday afternoon, raising money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation during its matchup with Sayville in a culmination of its fundraising efforts throughout the season. “This is my first year as coach of the program, and so I wanted...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Massapequa Chiefs improved to 7-0 on the season, knocking off fellow unbeaten team Mepham 6-1 in a Conference III-B showdown on Thursday afternoon. Rebecca Price and Margaret Smith led the way for the Chiefs with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 triumph at third doubles over Victoria Sculley and Khanak Khanijow...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset Braves and Great Neck South Rebels got back on the winning track on Wednesday afternoon, as Syosset edged Locust Valley 4-3 while Great Neck South defeated Oyster Bay 6-1. The Braves were led by its fourth doubles duo of Lindsay Ogman and Sarah Wong, who won the clinching match to help...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
The Commack Cougars jumped back into first place in Suffolk’s top division on Tuesday, defeating Half Hollow Hills East 5-2 in a rematch of last year’s Suffolk County championship match. “Everybody was excited for this one,” said Commack head coach Jackie Clark. “We knew it was going to be a tough...Read more