| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the spring weather finally upon us, the playoffs in Suffolk County has also been heating up as we are down to eight teams remaining in the battle for a county title. The quarterfinals will be played on Thursday, with the semifinals set for Friday and the county championship on Saturday morning...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the May/June issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine Since the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) began producing its world rankings in 1975, there have been just 25 different players who have achieved the distinction of “World Number One.” The latest to join that exclusive...Read more
Oyster Bay senior Patrick Maloney captured the Nassau County Singles title at Eisenhower Park on Monday.
  | By Brian Coleman
With one year left before he heads to Ann Arbor and play for the Michigan Wolverines, Oyster Bay’s Patrick Maloney wanted to play high school tennis in his senior season and compete for a county and state title. He completed the first half of that on Monday afternoon at Eisenhower Park in East...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
The yips are one of the most devastating and embarrassing afflictions that an athlete can experience. Stories of athletes plagued with the yips occur in a variety of sports, including tennis, golf, gymnastics, football and baseball. Chuck Knoblauch, the Gold Glove Award winning second basemen for...Read more
  | By Press Release
SHOWTIME will present the television premiere of the documentary LOVE MEANS ZERO, which tells the story of celebrated yet controversial tennis coach Nick Bollettieri and explores the cost of his all-consuming drive for greatness, on Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m. EST. From Showtime Documentary Films,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Islip advanced to the Round of 16 of the Suffolk County playoffs on Monday, defeating 20 th seeded Northport 4-3. The 13 th seeded Buccaneers were led by Sean Skahan at first singles, who fought through sickness to clinch the victory with a three-set win at first singles. “I thought I played well...Read more
Eli Grossman and Preet Rajpal celebrate after clinching the Nassau County doubles title for a second straight year.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the second straight year, the title of Nassau County Doubles Champion belongs to Syosset’s Preet Rajpal and Eli Grossman. The senior duo defended their county title with a 7-6(3), 6-2 over Friends Academy’s Alexander Roti and Samir Singh on a long and hot Sunday afternoon at Eisenhower Park in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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John McEnroe speaks to the players at last year's Scholarship Tryouts. This year's JMTA Long Island scholarship tryouts are set for June 13.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Long Island satellite location at Sportime Syosset will be hosting an open tryout, giving players an opportunity to earn full and partial scholarships for the 2018-19 year. The tryouts are open to players ages 6-16, and will be held on Sunday, June 17 at...Read more
Syosset claimed its fourth straight Nassau County championship with a 7-0 win over Roslyn on Thursday.
  | By Brian Coleman
Just over two weeks ago, Syosset saw its 62-match winning streak come to an end at the hands of Roslyn. But Syosset exacted a bit of revenge in the biggest match of the season, up to this point, capturing its fourth consecutive Nassau County Championship on Thursday afternoon by defeating Roslyn 7-...Read more
Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori to reach the Rome semifinals.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic powered past Kei Nishikori, coming back from a set down, to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open in Rome. Djokovic came back to win 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 and set up a semifinal clash with world number one Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard had to come back from a set down in his quarterfinal...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last week, it was announced that Americans Noah Rubin and Taylor Townsend earned wildcards into the French Open men’s singles and women’s singles main draws by way winning the USTA’s Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge. The 2018 French Open, which runs from May 21 through June 10, has now revealed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second straight year, the Nassau County final will pit Syosset against Roslyn, after each squad won their respective semifinal matches on Tuesday afternoon. With torrential rain on the horizon, both Syosset and Roslyn tried to make quick work of their opponents. The Braves of Syosset...Read more
Port Washington advanced to the semifinals with a 4-3 victory over Jericho on Monday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The last piece of the Nassau County Team Championships semifinal puzzle was put into place on Monday, as the Port Washington Vikings claimed a spot in the final four with a 4-3 victory over Jericho. Gabrielle Brancatelli defeated Michael Wexler 6-1, 6-1 at first singles, but Jericho would take the...Read more
The Long Island Tennis Challenge returns on Saturday, June 9 at The Hamlet in Commack.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine’s 2018 Summer Series gets underway on Saturday, June 9 with the first installment of the 2018 Long Island Tennis Challenge at The Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack, N.Y. The event will consist of three divisions/levels of play, the Men’s Amateur, Women’s Amateur...Read more