| 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
  | By Kathy Miller
Congratulations to the Long Island teams that won at sectionals and have or will be advancing to the Nationals! The Women's 2.5 team from Carefree Racquet Club, captained by Carrie Alfano and coached by Gabe Raneses, went to the nationals in Palm Springs and placed fourth. Congratulations to them...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Aug. 13-15, a USTA team of women from Long Island, all members of the Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick, N.Y., went undefeated in the state championship in Syracuse, N.Y. They were also undefeated in the local championship played earlier in the summer. On Oct. 1-3 they are headed to the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women's 2.5 team from Long Island has won the New York state Championship and are supposed to be headed for the USTA National Championship in Palm Springs, Calif. to represent Long Island women's tennis. Unfortunately, it is an expensive trip. We hope to go to California and represent us all...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
The Adult, Senior and Super Senior USTA League is underway. Play began the week of May 17 for most divisions and will run until August. We have a record number teams with 268 this year. Just a reminder to all captains that in addition to entering the scores on the USTA site within 24 hours of your...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
So you are in a USTA League here on Long Island and you have split sets. Now comes the dreaded 10 Point Super Tie-Break and you're thinking to yourself, “Ugh, this is so stupid, it's anyone's match now.” Changing my attitude, I looked at the Super Tie-Break from a different perspective, and...Read more