| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last month, the 55+ Men’s 8.0 team representing the USTA Eastern Section and playing out of Sportime Kings Park participated in the 2022 USTA Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Led by team captains Russ DeFazio and Owen Kassimir, the team would finish with a 2-2 record after it’s two-day, four-match...Read more
  | By Becky Bellino
It’s hard to believe, but we are already half way through our Adult League Season and will finish up just around the same time this article is being written. At this time it is too soon to tell who will be advancing to playoffs, Regionals, and Sectionals, but keep on truckin’ and good luck to all...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
Darran emailed and asked, “So exactly how many tennis teams are you on?” I sensed a disbelieving inflection in his question. Knowing Darran as well as I do, I suspect he typed the question with one eyebrow arched up. I asked myself, “Why?” Why do I choose to play on more than one team? Why do you...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Tennis Conference returns to an in-person event in 2022, and is set for January 28-29, 2022, at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. In the days leading up to the in-person event, there will also be four virtual webinars held featuring special guests. Below is the full...Read more
7.0 Sportime Kings Park team captained by Tim Consiglio & Dalmain Fenton
  | By Kathy Miller
Another summer of Men’s and Women’s USTA League Tennis is in the books! Long Island did very well with quite a few teams qualifying for the National Championships! Below are the teams from Long Island that advanced to the Sectional Championships. Teams in bold won their Sectional event and advanced...Read more
  | By Robert Chesney
The appearance at the 2021 USTA National Championships will be a special one for Carefree Racquet Club. Achieving Nationals is always notable, but this year is a little different. For the most part, this group has been playing with or against each other for the better part of 20 years. The team is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 31st Annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner is set for Wednesday, September 22 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Westbury. From the USTA website: USTA Eastern's Long Island Region is thrilled to announce the return of its Awards Dinner this September. The 31st celebration of Long Island’s tennis...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
I made a mistake. I tossed a rule away because I wanted to be kind. I’ll never do that again. A muffled ringing resonated during a USTA match. Four tennis bags lay on the bench; one was guilty. All four players stood frozen. Who left their phone on? The ringing stopped. Rule 36 in The Code states...Read more
  | By Barbara Wyatt
I am the luckiest recreational doubles tennis player on the planet. When I step on a tennis court with Noel, our opponents’ knees are already knocking because of his ability to deliver a ball one inch over the net which then drops like a cannonball. On another USTA team, I partner with Kathi, a...Read more
Kathy Miller has been the General Manager at Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick for more than two decades.
  | By Brian Coleman
The Long Island tennis community is a tight-knit one, where almost everybody knows each other, no matter where you are from or what club, park or court you play at. And few people are more visible or known than Kathy Miller, the General Manager at Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick. Miller has...Read more