| By Stefen Rosner
A little rain could not break the high spirits of those at the Commack Tennis’ 2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser, sponsored by the Schoenfeld’s Soldiers on Thursday afternoon at Commack High School. The Schoenfeld family lost a loved one to breast cancer a couple of years ago, and since then...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Can Nadal win 12th French Open crown? If Rafael Nadal is in the French Open draw, he generally becomes the undisputed favorite to be the final one standing when all is said and done. That has been the case for...Read more
Gabriele Brancatelli won his match at second singles to help lead Port Washington to the Long Island title.
  | By Brian Coleman
The Port Washington Vikings captured the Long Island Championship on Wednesday afternoon, defeating Half Hollow Hills East 4-3 in the title match at The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack. “It feels great,” said Port Washington head coach Shane Helfner. “It’s been a really amazing season...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced it has reached an agreement with both the ATP and WTA Tours to provide a structure that allows for smooth mobility for professional players. The agreement includes the awarding of ATP and WTA ranking points at $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today that 23-time Grand Slam champion (including doubles) Venus Williams will visit the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning on Friday, July 19 when the Empire take on the visiting Washington Kastles.
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today that 23-time Grand Slam champion (including doubles) Venus Williams will visit the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning on Friday, July 19 when the Empire take on the visiting Washington Kastles. The match begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets...Read more
Michael Han won his match at third singles to clinch Hills East's county championship win over Commack on Monday afternoon.
  | By Brian Coleman
On Monday afternoon, the Hills East Thunderbirds and Commack Cougars squared off in the Suffolk County Championship in a matchup of the county’s top two seeds, and a rematch of last year’s final . This time, however, it was Hills East who would come out on top, using the home-court advantage to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the Nassau County Championship all even at three matches a piece, Port Washington’s second doubles team of Luke Zohouri and Allon Pevzner raced out to a 5-1 lead against Miles Capell and Josh Elenowitz in the deciding third set. Capell and Elenowitz hung tough, saving an array of match points...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
When Syosset junior Kabir Rajpal decided to return to high school tennis this season, he had goals to help lead his team to a county championship and, on a personal level, capture the county singles title. He accomplished one of those on Saturday at Eisenhower Park as he defeated Wheatley’s Karan...Read more
Mikey Weitz celebrates a point with partner Adrian Tsui. The duo won the Nassau County doubles title over the weekend.
  | By Brian Coleman
Making the adjustment from singles to doubles is never an easy one, but the Roslyn duo of Mikey Weitz and Adrian Tsui made it look that way this past weekend at the Nassau County doubles championships. The sophomore-senior pair captured the county’s doubles title with a 6-3, 6-2 triumph over...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal got the better of Novak Djokovic in a star-studded Italian Open final on Sunday, capturing the Rome title with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 victory. Nadal was competing in his 50 th Masters 1000 final while also looking to hoist his first trophy of the season. “What means most to me is this trophy...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Members of the Christopher Morley Tennis High Performance program in Roslyn got a special treat recently as International Tennis Hall of Famer and three-time Grand Slam singles champion Virginia Wade paid a visit. Wade, who plays at the facility on a semi-regular basis and is friends with Program...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The semifinal matchups on Long Island are set after action in both Nassau and Suffolk County on Thursday afternoon. In Nassau, top-seeded Roslyn will host fourth-seed Port Washington. The Bulldogs swept all seven courts against Manhasset in its quarterfinal match, while Port Washington received...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open in Rome on Friday with a leg and hand injury, respectively. “I am disappointed that I will not be able to compete today,” said Federer. “I am not 100 percent physically, and after consultation with my team, it was determined that I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second-round match against Norwegian Caspar Rudd after an outburst on court during the match’s third set at the Italian Rome in Rome on Thursday . At two-sets-all and 1-1 in the deciding third set, Kyrgios was upset at movement in the crowd during his service...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The four quarterfinal matchups in the Suffolk County team playoffs feature seven of the top eight seeds, with the lone party crasher being 10 th seeded Northport, who booked its spot in the final eight with a 4-3 upset win over seventh-seed Ward Melville on Wednesday. Northport was led by Ryan...Read more