| 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
  | By Kathy Miller
Registration has begun for USTA League Summer teams! We will have teams for the 18 & Over League, the 40 & Over League, 55 & Over League, and we are working at getting teams for the 65 & Over League. 18 & Over League The minimum age for players is that they must turn 18 in the...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Tri-Level League, which is played on three doubles courts—one at the 3.5 Level, one at the 4.0 Level and one at the 4.5 Level—wrapped up in October and November. The winning men’s team was captained by Gabe Moreira & Mitch Low. The winning women’s team was captained by Karen Levine. Both...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Called "The Third Game of Tennis," One-On-One Doubles held its 11th annual prize money tournament at the ITA Coaches Convention in December. The tournament's compact, round-robin format allowed for every player in the draw to compete against three opponents in short sets (first to win four games,...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Bill de Blasio may be the official Mayor of New York City, but he isn’t the only one who wears that title in the city that never sleeps. Jeffrey Appel is commonly and appropriately referred to as the “Mayor of New York Tennis” because of the relationships and connections he makes and develops...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Congratulations to all of the teams who competed in Sectionals this year. There was some exceptional tennis, and best of luck to those who will be competing in Nationals! The 2015 winning Long Island teams that advanced to Sectionals include: 18 & Over League ►2.5 Women from Point Set (Captains...Read more
  | By Kelsey Clark
The New York Athletic Club (NYAC) men’s tennis team recently won its fifth championship during the National Open Team Championships at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas. The tournament benefited the American Cancer Society. “The quality of players Jeff brings elevates the competition,” Susan...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Another USTA season is coming to an end. Some playoff matches have concluded and others are still being scheduled at the time this article went to print. I am going to save the list of winners for the next issue so it will be complete. I am going to, instead, release some feelings from this past...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Congratulations to Long Island’s 6.0 and 8.0 Mixed-Doubles teams who both won at Sectionals and will be advancing to the National Championships. The 6.0 team played out of Christopher Morley and is captained by Darlene Sotomayor. The 8.0 team played out of Long Beach Tennis and is captained by...Read more