Teams are being decided for playoffs, and in some cases, bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head
  | By Kathy Miller
So, it’s that point in the season when we are winding down. Teams are being decided for playoffs, and in some cases, bad sportsmanship rears its ugly head. This has been the season of forfeiting courts, and now, full matches. When players join a team, it’s a commitment—a commitment to your captain...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
It was Long Island’s year at the 18 & Over Mixed Doubles Sectionals in Albany. Our 7.0 team out of Sportime Syosset, captained by Dawn Schosberg, our 8.0 team out of Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Daniel Burgess Jr. and Kevin Burgess, and our 9.0 team out of Deer Park Tennis, captained by...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time, USTA Long Island is seeking to put together a Men’s, Women’s and Mixed 65 & Over 8.0 league, with matches to be held on weekends and/or during the day. A lot of seniors are retired and feel burdened by leagues that start play after 9PM. Tennis leagues that play earlier in...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Sunday, March 12 was the final day to register for a USTA Men’s and Women’s team for the upcoming 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over and 65 & Over Leagues. To register a team, please contact Kathy Miller by e-mail at Kathym65@aol.com . The 18 & Over League has teams for men and...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
For the first time, Long Island had a 40 & Over USTA Mixed-Doubles League coordinated by Jamie Stickney. We had a total of 28 teams participate at the 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0 Levels. The 6.0 winning team plays out of Christopher Morley Park and is captained by Sharon Tai-Yap. The 7.0. 8.0 and 9.0...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Every USTA League captain has the same dream … get together a group of friends, sign up, play the regular season, win the Long Island playoffs, win the Eastern Sectionals and make it to the National Championships. Jonathan Klee was no different when he started his 4.5 team out of Rockville Racquet...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
This is usually the article where I try to get across how the bad behavior, bad sportsmanship and the newly added bashings on social media are the things ruining this League. I’m going to keep it really short since the people creating these situations usually refuse to see themselves as the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams enters the 2016 U.S. Open as the WTA’s top-ranked player, and has had a stranglehold on the top spot since Feb. 18, 2013. She will look to continue her historic roll as she faces Russian Ekaterina Makarova under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium kicking off the evening session...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
When this article was due, I was having a lot of nasty and inaccurate accusations thrown at me for doing nothing more than my job of coordinating this League. I told David Sickmen, publisher of Long Island Tennis Magazine, that for the first time since the publication started, I cannot submit an...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Adult League is set to start, with a total of 256 teams. We have teams for the 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over, and now also for the 65 & Over Leagues. The 18 & Over and 40 & Over Leagues must have their rosters finalized by June 1 with the 55 & Over and 65 &...Read more