| 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
John McEnroe speaks to the players at last year's Scholarship Tryouts. This year's JMTA Long Island scholarship tryouts are set for June 13.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Long Island satellite location at Sportime Syosset will be hosting an open tryout, giving players an opportunity to earn full and partial scholarships for the 2018-19 year. The tryouts are open to players ages 6-16, and will be held on Sunday, June 17 at...Read more
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native and nationally-ranked junior Ronnie Hohmann with his coach, former ATP Pro Todd Widom, in Florida.
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, Oyster Bay, N.Y.-born Ronnie Hohmann captured one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, winning the Boys 16s Division title at the Eddie Herr International at the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hohmann defeated three of the draw’s top five seeds on his way to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner will be held this year on Wednesday, May 2 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y., and will once again honor and celebrate the best of tennis in the region over the last year. Click Here for more information on the dinner. To attend the dinner,...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off. Over 300 children ages four and up attended throughout the week, with Carefree donating all proceeds to Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard...Read more
USTA Eastern and USTA Long Island continue with its initiative  of getting tennis into the local schools, with the latest example being at Rocky Point High School in Rocky Point, N.Y.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern and USTA Long Island continue with its initiative of getting tennis into the local schools, with the latest example being at Rocky Point High School in Rocky Point, N.Y. Tito Perez conducted the training last week for coaches and teachers, including Rocky Point Athletic Director...Read more