| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine's 2021 Camp Guide Bethpage Park Tennis Center Summer Tennis Camp 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 Bethpage_Park_Logo.jpg Farmingdale, NY (516) 777-1358 BethpageParkTennis.com The 2021 Summer Junior Tennis Program at Bethpage Park Tennis Center, where Safety,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Long Island Rankings as of January 4, 2021 For full rankings, visit TennisLink.USTA.com Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Drew Hassenbein Roslyn 2 Sean Grosman Glen Head 3 Connor Plunkett Glen Head 4 Sebastian Bielen East Norwich 5 Jack Kennedy Huntington 6 Saje Vijay Menon Mineola...Read more
  | By Steve Annacone
I recently gave a group lesson to four kids. There was a five-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, and a couple of two-year-old boys. The lesson was an hour long. I was a little skeptical about whether I could make the situation work, especially since I was unaware that I would be teaching four kids...Read more
It’s a common question parents ask:  “Should my kid play up?”  The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation.
  | By Chris Lewit
It’s a common question parents ask: “Should my kid play up?” The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation. Over the years, I have studied with many different legendary coaches, who have differing views on the subject. Curiously, it seems the coaching world is a divided house...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Long Island Rankings (as of 12/14/20) Boys 12 Singles 1 Drew Hassenbein Roslyn 2 Sebastian Bielen East Norwich 3 Jack Kennedy Huntington 4 Sean Grosman Glen Head 5 Zavier Augustin Malverne 6 Saje Vijay Menon Mineola 7 Evan Lee Syosset 8 Rocco Roti Locust Valley 9 Benjamin Wiese...Read more
Marco and Linda Ziets-Segura with their coach Adam Lee at Glen Head Racquet & Fitness.
  | By Brian Coleman
One of the best parts of tennis is it’s a sport that can be enjoyed together as a family, and for Linda and Marco Ziets-Segura that is exactly the case. The twin siblings began playing tennis together when they were five years-old, and now, as high school freshmen, have become two of the top junior...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
Many people don’t realize that tennis is a brutal game of psychological warfare. Far from the country club, genteel reputation of the sport, real competitive tennis is full of legal and illegal psychological manipulation and outright cheating. Why is this so? Three main reasons: The tennis rules...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Long Island Rankings (as of 11/2/20) Boys Long Island Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Sebastian Bielen East Norwich 2 Drew Hassenbein Roslyn 3 Jack Kennedy Huntington 4 Sean Grosman Glen Head 5 Zavier Augustin Malverne 6 Saje Vijay Menon Mineola 7 Evan Lee Syosset 8 Benjamin Wiese...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
It’s often been said that to be the best at tennis you must be a great "problem-solver", yet very little is actually written about how coaches can help students learn how to solve problems. Specifically, an often neglected yet vital topic is: how can a young tennis player reconcile differing...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
The return of serve is arguably the second most important shot in tennis, after the serve, yet it is probably the most under practiced, underappreciated, and undervalued shot in the game. In my annual program at my academy, players can train 25 hours per week with me, and I’ve structured the day so...Read more