| By Elizabeth Kobak
Winning nationals–that’s challenging to do for anyone. At 25 years old, practicing and competing in fewer tournaments than in one’s junior tennis prime, let alone on tennis’ naturally quirky surface it is that much more of a daunting task. Recently, I was able to accomplish that feat and am very...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Mixed-doubles results The teams that advanced to Sectional Championships are: ►6.0 Hempstead Lake Indoor (captained by Darlene Sotomayor) ►7.0 Eastern Athletic Melville (captained by Jamie Stickney) ►8.0 Eastern Athletic Blue Point (captained by Kara Parker) ►9.0 Sportime Lynbrook (captained by...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Play will began for the USTA Adult leagues the week of May 13. We have a record number of 292 teams this summer playing in the 18 & Over, 40 & Over, and 55 & Over Divisions. For the 18 & Over and the 40 & Over League, playoffs will be held the week of July 28. Regional...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Mixed-Doubles League continues match play with League playoffs beginning in May. The winning Long Island teams will advance to the Section Championship in Schenectady, N.Y. the weekend of May 31-June 2. Teams are registering for the men’s and women’s 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Westhampton Beach Tennis will be again offering partial and full scholarships to both adults and juniors at its tennis academy. These scholarships are for beginning tennis players who have made contributions to their community. The scholarships are in the names of two of owner Peter Kaplan's...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
First and foremost, I hope everyone is recovering from Superstorm Sandy. I know we had many players affected by the storm and my heart goes out to all of you. I am hoping that you are all starting to get some normalcy back in your lives! Tri-Level League The men’s playoffs are complete, with the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Over the holiday season, Rockville Racquet Club held their 2012 Men's Holiday Tournament. There was both singles and doubles competition for two levels of play, A+B. Tournament Director Kevin Gray did a great job making sure everything ran smoothly and that everyone had a great time. It was a...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Beach Tennis Center, who was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, is very close to being back in business. One bubble is up and within the next two weeks, LBTC will be fully open for business. Four hard courts will be in operation right from the start, and when all the new renovations are complete,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ian Shapiro's Syosset Sportime team won the Long Island Region for Men’s 3.5, 4.0. & 4.5 Tri-Level this weekend 2-1 over the Klee/Nassau Indoor team. The team went undefeated for the season, winning the LI championship for the second time in three years. They will now be headed to Schenectady...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the women from Kings Park Sportime who took first place in the 2nd Annual USTA Long Island/United Way of Long Island Club & Corporate Challenge Fundraiser. The participants, who enjoyed an afternoon of tennis drills and matches, raised money for rehabilitative and...Read more