Port Washington and Syosset squared off in a matchup between two of the top teams in Nassau County on Monday afternoon. In the end, it was the defending Long Island champion Port Washington who came out victorious, edging the Braves 4-3.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Port Washington and Syosset squared off in a matchup between two of the top teams in Nassau County on Monday afternoon. In the end, it was the defending Long Island champion Port Washington who came out victorious, edging the Braves 4-3. “I told the girls after the match that we really needed a...Read more
  | By Kathy Miller
As it does every year, the 18 & Over and the 40 & Over season flew by! At the time of this article, playoffs are in full swing and a couple of regional matches have been played. So far, the teams advancing to Sectionals are: ►18 & Over 2.5 Women from Long Beach, captained by Pat...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Syosset used its depth and strong doubles play to defeat Cold Spring Harbor 5-2 in a Conference I matchup on Friday afternoon. Cold Spring Harbor would win both top singles matches as Nicolette Loeffler won at first singles and Maddy Richmond won at second singes. But Sarah Wong won her match in...Read more
Roslyn notched a 7-0 win over Manhasset in a Conference I showdown on Thursday afternoon, sweeping all seven courts to improve to 3-1 on the season.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roslyn notched a 7-0 win over Manhasset in a Conference I showdown on Thursday afternoon, sweeping all seven courts to improve to 3-1 on the season. At first singles, Rena Zervakos defeated Gina Frankis of Manhasset 6-1, 6-1. “I was serving well and my groundstrokes were good today,” said Zervakos...Read more
Owner and Managing Director of Bethpage Park Tennis Center, Steve Kaplan, is merging his passion for education with tennis in the opening of the brand new Bethpage Park Tennis Center Education Center.
  | By Brian Coleman
It has been an exciting summer at Bethpage Park Tennis Center as the facility has been undergoing extensive renovations. The new look facility will be more than just aesthetically pleasing and a great haven for tennis players, with many new features and programming being added in which will make...Read more
The annual USTA Eastern College Showcase Day returns this year, and is slated for Sunday, November 4 at the Saw Mill Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Eastern College Showcase Day returns this year, and is slated for Sunday, November 4 at the Saw Mill Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. The 32 nd installment of the event will once again provide high school sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to meet experts and learn more about...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
False imprisonment. It’s something that no one should ever have to go through. But if you grew up with an older brother, you’ve probably experienced it once or twice. John Isner certainly has. When he was seven or eight years old, his oldest brother Nathan took a bicycle lock, shoved his head...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in its first home match of the season, the Commack Cougars improved to 7-0 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Smithtown East on Monday afternoon. Kristen Chao won 6-0, 6-2 at third singles, and Marian Zahran notched a 6-3, 7-5 victory at fourth singles to lead Commack. Syosset defeated...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) freshman Barbie Quagliardi won both the singles and doubles titles at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Regionals at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this past weekend. First, the Istanbul, Turkey native teamed up with Diana...Read more
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday. Having dropped the semifinal’s first two matches on Friday, the United States faced an up-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Results from the weekend action of high school tennis on Long Island: Friday, September 14 ►​Syosset 6, Manhasset 1 Alex Flicker and Olivia Tiegerman came back from a set down to win 1-6, 6-4, (10-5) at second doubles and help Syosset win 6-1. ►Port Washington 7, Cold Spring Harbor 0 ►Hewlett 5,...Read more
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been prod
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been produced in conjunction with many of the major...Read more
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carol
  | By Brian Coleman
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carolina. She was a walk-on for the Tar Heels...Read more
In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes. Coric it 24 winners to just 15 unforced errors, and broke Johnson three times.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The rubber match between the United States and Croatia got underway in Zader on Friday, with Croatia winning the first two rubbers to open up a 2-0 advantage in the Davis Cup World Cup Semifinals. In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ward Melville, the defending Suffolk County champions, improved to 3-0 in Suffolk County’s League V on Thursday, downing Port Jefferson 5-2. The Patriots were led by Kira Kronenberg, who won 6-0, 6-1 over Nicolina Giannola at third singles to help clinch the victory. Massapequa got into the win...Read more