| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Tennis Conference returns to an in-person event in 2022, and is set for January 28-29, 2022, at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. In the days leading up to the in-person event, there will also be four virtual webinars held featuring special guests. Below is the full...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
A widely circulating news story and USTA post reveals that a teacher once told U.S. Open Women's Singles finalist Leylah Fernandez to quit tennis and focus on school because she would never make it. Fernandez used this teacher’s skepticism as rocket- fueled inspiration to drive herself to succeed...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
I recently recorded a podcast for my show, Prodigy Maker, in which I discussed the topic of Moonballing, especially in junior tennis. The topic got a lot of commentary online and I wanted to share some thoughts from the show with the Long Island Tennis Magazine readership, and my experience...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 31st Annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner is set for Wednesday, September 22 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Westbury. From the USTA website: USTA Eastern's Long Island Region is thrilled to announce the return of its Awards Dinner this September. The 31st celebration of Long Island’s tennis...Read more
Ari Cotoulas (left) and Sebastian Sec (right) earned Silver and Gold Balls, respectively, at the 2021 Clay Court Championships.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top junior players in the United States competed in the USTA Clay Court Championships last week at various different venues across the country. Players from the USTA Eastern Section posted excellent results and earned Gold, Silver and Bronze Balls for their efforts. Below is a list of results...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
It can be very frustrating for parents when their kid’s technique is poor or the player is struggling to make and retain important technical changes. More often than not, the failure is due to either the fault of the coach, player, or parent—or a combination of the three. Over the last 20 years...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Tennis is the sport for a lifetime. That creed gets right to the heart of what is so great about our sport, and goes to show that there is no cookie-cutter approach to picking up the game. Kaitlyn Fleckner is a perfect example of this notion as the West Islip senior’s tennis timeline differs from...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the past several years, Long Island Tennis Magazine has teamed with USTA Long Island to bring free tennis events to young players across Long Island. These Kids Days events were designed to provide a fun and safe tennis environment for local groups and organizations with a focus on introducing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Some of the top junior players from across the USTA Eastern Section competed in the Advanced and Intermediate Divisions of Junior TeamTennis Regional Championships. Representing their respective clubs and organizations in a team format, with the teams made up of both boys and girls competing in...Read more
  | By Press Release
For the ninth year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday, June 19th, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent. The goal of...Read more