| 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
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tonight, Wednesday, May 4, the USTA Adult League Captains Meeting will be held at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y. at 7:00 p.m. This event is for one captain per team and schedules for the 2011 season will be distributed. There will be food and...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
Organizing for the upcoming season of the Adult, Senior and Super Senior USTA Leagues for Men and Women is now in progress. For those not familiar with the USTA Leagues, it is a team format at the varying NTRP Levels. Teams are formed and play other teams of that level on Long Island. Long Island...Read more
  | By Jonathan Klee
As the 2011 League Season begins on Long Island with Mixed-Doubles, there are a few major National, Section and Local rule changes all captains and players should be aware of. These rule changes follow a hierarchy similar to our own government structure in that a rule change can be National,...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
At the time this article was submitted, the Tri-Level League was just winding down. Both the women’s and men’s divisions were very close. The men’s playoffs are first place Sportime Syosset, captained by Ian Shapiro, who will be playing the second place team from Rockville Racquet, captained by...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA 2.5 Women's team from Carefree Racquet Club in Merrick, N.Y., who first won their Long Island Regional, and then traveled to Syracuse and won their Sectional, headed out to Palm Springs, Calif. for the Nationals. At the 2010 Nationals, they represented Long Island very well by finishing...Read more