Bethpage Park Tennis Center will host multiple free clinics on Friday, February 7.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Next week, Bethpage Park Tennis Center will host back-to-back tennis clinics, both of which will be free of charge. First, the club will host an IMG Academy Clinic featuring Nick Bollettieri on Friday, February 7 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. In addition to Bollettieri, the clinic will also feature...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These instructors share their thoughts on a variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging...Read more
John McEnroe speaks to the crowd during the annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro-Am earlier this summer.
  | By Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, SPORTIME Amagansett hosted the fifth annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) Pro-Am. The tournament brings together 128 players, including many former professional tennis players, for a day of fun and competitive tennis, with the goal of raising money for the JMTP. “It’s just a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
To excel in sports, considerable attention is paid to factors such as coaching, nutrition and fitness, but there is one area that often gets overlooked: VISION. Studies have shown that elite athletes have superior vision: they see better, wide peripherals, better depth perception, and better eye/...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
There is a dirty little secret in the cloistered world of competitive junior tennis: Cheating and gamesmanship are rampant—and nobody is doing anything about it. For many children and parents, the first exposure to the junior tennis circuit can be a shock because junior tennis is one of the few...Read more
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