East Hampton native Ally Friedman has been a four-year member of the Ross School Tennis Academy.
  | By Brian Coleman
They say New York is a melting pot. When you are here, you will be surrounded by various types of people and different cultures, all of which merge to create one of the most diverse cities in the world. If you head east from NYC and towards the Hamptons, you will find a tennis academy that embodies...Read more
China’s Xiyu Wang (left) won the U.S. Open Girls' Singles title by beating Clara Burel (right) of France 7-6(4), 6-2.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Brazilian teenager Thiago Seyboth Wild and China’s Xiyu Wang captured the U.S. Open Boys and Girls singles titles, respectively, this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Seyboth Wild outlasted Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti 6-1, 2-6, 6-2, fighting back from a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dix Hills native Lea Man powered into the third-round of the U.S. Open Girls on Tuesday, rattling off the final eight games of the match to beat Slovakia’s Lenka Stara 7-5, 6-0 on Grandstand. The 16th seed got her key breakthrough at 5-5 in the opening set, when she broke Stara to take a 6-5 lead...Read more
As the new school year approaches, USTA Long Island has already begun its Net Generation School Training for the 2018-2019 year.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As the new school year approaches, USTA Long Island has already begun its Net Generation School Training for the 2018-2019 year. The program began this week in the Bayport-Blue Point School District. As part of the district’s Professional Development Day, 15 teachers came out for the three-hour...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Kids Day Kicks Off the Summer at Crest Hollow More than 160 kids came out to Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for the first of three co-presented USTA Eastern Long Island Region and Long Island Tennis Magazine Kids Day of the summer. Nassau County Kids Day brought together kids from the...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
American junior tennis is in need of saving from the perils of Thanos, Fortnite, cellphone addiction and that obsessive dance called "The Floss." It's time for the agents of U.S.T.A. to assemble the original tennis Avengers to come to save the day. Who would they choose to play the core roles? Pete...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each summer, one of the most exciting junior tennis tournaments travels across the country to host its unique circuit of sectional, national and international championships. Created by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB), the “Little Mo” circuit unites some of the world’s best...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Parenting is a tough job. Having a child that plays USTA tournaments makes it even harder. Quite often, the parents seem to suffer more than the players. If you walk into a random tennis club on a Friday or Saturday during a USTA tournament, you will find yourself in a tension-filled room with...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
What is one of the first things you do when you figure out your son or daughter's starting time for their tournament on the weekend? You type their opponent’s name into Google and you get to see their Tennis Recruiting Rating and results. You may also look up their UTR Rating. Then, you may speak...Read more
Kingsley scored one of his biggest wins at the 40th Torneo “Citta Di Santa Croce” in Santa Croce, Italy, winning the Grade 1 title with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 comeback win over Turkey’s Yanki Erel in the final.
  | By Brian Coleman
—This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine— At this time two years ago, Cannon Kingsley was just finishing up his freshman year at Northport High School and celebrating his Suffolk County Individual Championships Singles title. Fast-forward to 2018,...Read more