| By Caroline Bloom
I was 47-years-old and diagnosed with cancer. Wow! I thought I was typical. I work, play a lot of tennis, have two children, a husband, and a home on the North Shore. I never questioned my fate, until I was the one that was tested. Being pro-active, I knew I had to act quickly and attack this awful...Read more
  | By Arlene Griggs
The Carefree 2.5 USTA team [SHIMON] has advanced all the way to the finals at the Sectionals held in Syracuse, N.Y. This was my first experience playing on a winning USTA team, so my immersion was quick, intense and passionate. The period of time between having been selected to represent at the...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Congratulations to the Long Island Adult, Senior and Super Senior teams that have advanced to Nationals: ►Adult League : The Women’s 2.5 Team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Marilyn Shimon, and the Women’s 4.5 Team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Sally Disabato and Jenn Miller. ►...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 year-end NTRP ratings for the current 335,000 USTA League players are scheduled to be published to Tennislink on Monday, Nov. 28. Most players will be maintaining their current levels of play, but for those who see their rating change, we are providing information about why you may have...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inaugural season in 1979, no team based on the South Shore of Long Island has won the Long Island Men's Tennis League (LIMTL). On Aug. 24, that all changed as Inwood Country Club, captained by Lionel Goldberg and co-captained by Jonathan Klee, defeated Cold Spring Valley 4-1 to take the...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
At the time this issue went to print, the Adult League just finished the Regional Championships and the seniors are finishing up before playoff week begins. The adult teams headed to the Sectionals include: ►Women’s 2.5 Carefree/Marilyn Shimon ►Women’s 3.0 Carefree/Evelyn Franklin ►Women’s 3.5 Blue...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
As the Mixed-Doubles League is winding down with playoffs about to begin, we are gearing up for the summer Adult, Senior and Super Senior Leagues which began Monday, May 16 with a record 286 teams this year. Captains can add players to their teams until Wednesday, June 15, so if anyone is looking...Read more
  | By Jonathan Klee
As the weather gets warmer, outdoor tennis makes its way back to Long Island. From the schools, to the parks, to the clubs, nothing can make you feel more like a beginner than hitting that first ball outside in a swirling wind after playing indoors all winter. Whereas the USTA Adult Leagues will...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
In any competitive endeavor, the ability to compete with others who are of equivalent or similar skill is imperative for success. You would expect to see neither a professional Major League Baseball (MLB) player in a little league game, nor a National Basketball Association (NBA) player hitting the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, May 4, the 2011 USTA Adult League Captains Meeting was held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Long Island Tennis Magazin e was on hand to distribute the latest issue of the publication, to speak with captains and photograph the kick-off to the 2011 summer Adult League...Read more