High school sophomores, juniors and seniors compete in match play in front of college coaches at the annual USTA Eastern College Showcase Day.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, coaches, parents and players from gathered at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. for the USTA Eastern College Showcase, the 33 rd year of the one-of-a-kind event. “College Showcase Day was huge this year! We had increased attendance from both players and coaches over 2018,” said...Read more
Andrea Martinez won the fourth and clinching point for Port Washington with a victory at second singles.
  | By Brian Coleman
The dominance of Port Washington continued on Tuesday The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, as the girls won for the 50 th time in its last 51 matches, defeating Westhampton Beach 7-0 to capture the Long Island Championship. “What makes this even more special is that we just won [the Long...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became tennis' new star with her run to the US Open title.
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The kid is alright... On a late-summer Saturday afternoon in Flushing Meadows, Bianca Andreescu became the first player born this century to win a Grand Slam as...Read more
Julia Stabile won at fourth singles to clinch Westhampton Beach's second straight Suffolk County title.
  | By Brian Coleman
With one match remaining in the Suffolk County Championship, the crowd gathered outside the fence of the fourth singles court at Shoreham-Wading River High School. As top-seed Westhampton Beach and third-seed Islip split the first six matches on the day, the county champion would come down to this...Read more
Port Washington captured the 2019 Nassau County title by beating Great Neck North 7-0.
  | By Brian Coleman
For the last few years, no tennis team on Long Island has been more dominant than the girls from Port Washington. The Vikings proved that once again on Friday afternoon, winning the Nassau County championship with a 7-0 win over Great Neck North at Eisenhower Park. “Even though the score was 7-0,...Read more
Cold Spring Harbor’s Merri Kelly Hannity won her second career Nassau County singles title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Back in 2016, Merri Kelly Hannity won the Nassau County singles title in her freshman year at Cold Spring Harbor. And now a senior, she has repeated that feat, defeating Thea Rabman of Port Washington 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 in this year’s county final. “It feels really good, and it’s really exciting to be...Read more
Gabriele Brancatelli won his match at second singles to help lead Port Washington to the Long Island title.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The sophomore slump doesn’t apply to Rose Hayes. A year after winning the Suffolk County singles title in her freshman year at Westhampton Beach, Hayes defended her title and won a second consecutive county championship with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Commack’s Kady Tannenbaum. “I served really well,...Read more
For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans rejoice! For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Held in conjunction with the New York Open, the 2020 New York Tennis Expo will give...Read more
Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, with some of them even being selected to do coin tosses before the start of the professional matches.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
The Israel Tennis & Education Center had an Exhibition Tour this summer, which included a stop at the 2019 US Open on the first day of the tournament's main draw.
  | By Brian Coleman
This summer, Israel Tennis Center changed its name to the “Israel Tennis & Education Centers Foundation (ITEC),” as the organization—which has been around for 43 years—has grown and evolved into one of the largest social service agencies for children in Israel. Over the last half-century, ITEC...Read more