| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sometimes, as a tennis player, you exist on an island. Alone, solo, under the lights of your local club or drenched in the sun, there you are … between the lines, either gaining the accolades of glory hitting the winning shot or facing the weight of defeat. There are no teammates to pass to, no...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. Each town in the Hamptons has its own unique feel, with a variety of activities available from simply going...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
High Country Ski & Tennis 465 West Mount Pleasant Avenue Livingston, N.J. (973) 994-3630 HighCountrySkiAndTennis.com High_Country_Logo.png High Country Ski & Tennis is one of New Jersey’s premier tennis specialty shops. In existence for more than 30 years, High Country has New Jersey’s...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. In mid-March, Petra Kvitova made her way to the podium inside Hard Rock Stadium, the new home of the Miami Open. She sat in front of the press following a hard-fought,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For more than a half-century, Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps in Vermont have been attracting young athletes from more than 30 U.S. states and 20 countries around the world. There has been one constant in the camp's illustrious history: Ted Hoehn. In 1968, Hoehn and Alden Bryan founded the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Nassau County Boys Preview Player to Watch: Kabir Rajpal, Syosset High School The first singles spot for the Syosset Braves has been held down by one of the best players in Nassau County for the past few seasons. That was Neel Rajesh two years ago and Daniel Pellerito last season. And while there...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
When she began playing sports as a youngster, around the age of seven, one of the first sports Thea Rabman tried was softball. Despite being good, it didn’t take because, as Rabman says, it was too slow. That’s when tennis entered the picture. “My dad wanted me to try out tennis, so I started...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This story appears in the November/December 2018 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here to view and the digital edition. Standing at the makeshift podium inside Arthur Ashe Stadium as the 2018 U.S. Open trophy ceremony was set to begin, Naomi Osaka pulled her black Adidas visor over her...Read more
  | By Peter Mendelsohn
Lots of people have made outlandish bets with their friends, and Sam Querrey is no exception. Entering the 2016 season, the San Francisco native made a wager with his high school friend, Jared Grosslight. “I bet Ham (Grosslight) if I didn’t make the quarters of a slam, I’d get him any bottle of...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
One of tennis’ most endearing qualities is that it can be played throughout a person’s lifetime. Beyond simply playing recreationally, you can continue to compete in high-level—even prize money—tournaments into your adulthood. Take for example, Dmytro Kovalevych. A coach at Christopher Morley...Read more