| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The outdoor tennis season at Pine Hollow Country Club officially kicked off with the club’s annual Opening Day Carnival last weekend. With Mother Nature finally ushering in the spring weather, tennis players of all ages and levels came out to play some tennis and enjoy a nice Sunday afternoon. “Our...Read more
  | By Mike Puc
As players age, the tactics of the game of tennis also change. The typical, albeit annoying, byproduct of getting older is the loss of mobility and power. Instead of remembering how fast and strong you were and trying to recapture this younger innate characteristic, it would be wise to accept the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last week, those who made tennis shine on Long Island in 2018 were honored at the 29 th Annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y. Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario was the featured guest speaker and spoke to the awardees and guests...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Eastern Long Island Region Adult League Captain’s Meeting took place at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y., as team captains from all across Long Island gathered together to look ahead towards the upcoming season. Adult League Coordinator Kathy Miller spoke to the captains...Read more
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  | By Kathy Miller
Organizing the upcoming Men’s and Women’s USTA League Tennis season is now underway! The USTA League consists of the 18 & Over League (players must turn 18 in the 2019 calendar year), the 40 & Over League (players must turn 40 in the 2019 calendar year) 55 & Over and 65 & Over...Read more
  | By Mike Puc
It is okay to stand in No Man’s Land in doubles! Players have been conditioned to stand all the way back or all the way up in doubles. While this is applicable in matches where players are skilled in placing the ball deep or hard, players who are challenged with mobility or power are wise to adjust...Read more
Nominations for the 2019 USTA Long Island Awards Dinner are now open.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the USTA Long Island region honors the achievements of individuals, facilities and organizations who have gone above and beyond, both on and off the court, to impact tennis in our area. Some will be honored because of their on-court play and rankings, while the Prestigious and Excellence...Read more
Brad Shafran and Justin Laible took home the "A" Division title at the Susan Alvy Memorial Tournament.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Every year during the winter break, Carefree Racquet Club hosts the Susan Alvy Memorial Men’s Doubles tournament, and did so once again in 2018. Held in honor of Susan Alvy, the former manager of Rockville Racquet who served on the USTA Long Island League Committee and was one of Long Island’s best...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sports Made Easy continued its tournament series as it hosted the Sports Made Easy November Challenger this past weekend on Long Island. Like all Sports Made Easy tournaments, the idea was to combine the fun of playing the sport but in a competitive way, being flexible in the scheduling of events...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The year 2018 was a great year for USTA League players! Teams advancing to Nationals include: 18 & Over 4.5, 4.0, 3.5 Tri-Level League ►Women–Sportime Lynbrook, captained by Suzanne Markowitz​ ►Men–Sportime Syosset, captained by Ian Shapiro 18 & Over Mixed Doubles League ►7.0 from Deer Park...Read more