Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
  | By Allison Butler
As the 2019 summer came to a close, nearly 300 children came together at Hofstra University to take part in a Net Generation event that was coordinated by Sunny Fishkind and the USTA Eastern Long Island Region. The kids were part of the various programs that Hofstra runs during the summer, and it...Read more
Over the last 30 years, tennis has transformed from people giggling in their living rooms when Jimmy Connors took a bathroom break during the 1983 U.S. Open finals, to it really just being a commonly used momentum changer.
  | By Ricky Becker
What makes tennis a unique sport? You can play it for a lifetime, it tests you technically, physically and mentally. There is also no clock telling you it is physically impossible to make a comeback. There is no official coaching during Grand Slams either. All of these aspects are unique, but there...Read more
I think we all know how young tournament players would answer this question: "Would you like to win the US Open one day?"
  | By Steven Kaplan
I think we all know how young tournament players would answer this question: "Would you like to win the US Open one day?" While aspiring players all want tennis greatness, it's not desire, but the willingness to do whatever it takes that's extraordinary. Almost every young player would love to be...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Are you plagued by excessive negative thoughts during your matches? Are you unable to follow your own game plan? Do you suffer from tentative play that you later regret? Are you calling yourself horrible names in your head? Are you regularly not satisfied with your performance, even when winning?...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills hosted the 8th annual "Little Mo" Internationals in late August.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. hosted the eighth annual “Little Mo” Internationals earlier this summer, as some of the top junior tennis players from around the world came to New York to compete in the second leg of the “Little Mo” Slam. The week-long event began with a free clinic...Read more
  | By Nick Horvat
Endurance in the most limiting and arguably the most important factor in the science of human performance. To a certain extent, we all have a lack of endurance in something that we do, and we could all benefit greatly from improving it. If our professional work is connected to a physical activity...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the fourth straight year, Long Island Tennis Magazine and the USTA Eastern Long Island Region partnered to put on multiple free events for kids throughout Long Island, as hundreds came out for the Nassau County Kids Day and Suffolk County Kids Day events. Click Here to see more photos from the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Just a couple of years ago, Neel Rajesh was one of the top high school players on Long Island. Competing for one of the best high school teams on the Island in the Syosset Braves, he played atop the lineup at first singles and helped lead his team to a both a Nassau County Championship and Long...Read more
  | By Joao Pinho
Many pros or clubs aspire to develop a robust high-performance program, with the goal of developing, attracting and retaining competitive juniors. While many attempt to do so, the reality is that few are able to deliver a product that can be truly qualified as a high-performance program . The...Read more