| 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
  | By Renie Sokolowski
If you ask members of any country club what makes their club special, most will talk about social activities and the golf and tennis programs. At Cold Spring Country Club (CSCC), it is more about the people. Located on the north shore of Long Island, Cold Spring Country Club serves one of the very...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
At the time this article was written, playoffs for the Mixed-Doubles League were about to begin. At the 6.0 Level, first place Christopher Morley, captained by Darlene Sotomayor, will be playing second place Blue Point, captained by Jenn McCormack & Henry Winnicki. The 7.0 Division 1 Level will...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The USTA season is quickly approaching! All teams had to have at least eight players registered by March 1st to be put into the schedules which are now being worked on. Schedules will be distributed at the Captains Cocktail Party, set for Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Mutsumi Shirai and Kline Sack of New York City, are among the 24 players who will represent the U.S. at the inaugural ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions. The 24 American athletes will be...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Before I give the league report for this issue, I wanted to take a minute to honor a very special woman: Susan Alvy. Susan lost her battle with cancer on Nov. 10. She was the manager of Rockville Racquet, a Long Island board member for the USTA League, winner of the Hy Zausner Lifetime Achievement...Read more