| By Carole Blake
I absolutely LOVE playing tennis! My mom was a club tennis champion in Baltimore in the 1930s, and she actually played tennis on the last day of her life at the age of 83. I learned the game at the age of 10 at a summer camp, and I’ve been playing socially ever since. According to Wikipedia, “...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Men's and Women's Tri-Level League finished their season with championship matches Dec. 17-18. In the women's final, Point Set, captained by Jenn Jaeger, defeated Rockville Racquet, captained by Jackie Gaines. In the men's final, Carefree's team, captained by Adam Kohlenberg, defeated Rockville...Read more
  | 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