| By Gary Simeone
Garden City High School's Alexa Graham showed that age is not always a factor, as the freshman won the 2012 Nassau County Girls Individual Tennis Championships at Eisenhower Park on Sunday. In the finals, the 14-year-old took on the top-seeded Vivian Cheng of Syosset and Graham fought throughout to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is a playoff update from Nassau County Girls High School Tennis and the CHSAA ... Conference 1 Final ►Syosset 5 vs. Port Washington 2 Conference 2 Semifianls ►Friends Academy 4 vs. South Side 3 ►Great Neck South 5 vs. Bellmore JFK 2 Conference 3 Semifinal ►Locust Valley 6 vs. Carle...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seeding held to form at the 2012 Girls Individual Suffolk County High School Championships which set up a final between the top two seeds in both singles and doubles. In singles, it was number one-seeded Zenat Rashidzada of Half Hollow Hills West defeating second-seeded Vanessa Scott of Half Hollow...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset High School Girls Tennis team won their fourth straight Nassau County Championship on Wednesday, defeating the Port Washington Lady Vikings 5-2 at Wheatley High School. The win capped off an undefeated Nassau County season for Syosset. Syosset got strong performances from all of their...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset High School Girls Tennis team defeated Roslyn in the Nassau County Conference I semifinals on Tuesday afternoon at Syosset High School in dominant fashion by a final of 6-1. The top-seeded and undefeated Lady Braves will now face second-seeded Port Washington in the Nassau Finals...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syosset High School Girls Tennis team wrapped up another undefeated regular season on Friday with a 6-1 victory over Oceanside. Their only loss of the day came via an injury from a member of their fourth doubles team resulting in a forfeit. Syosset was missing their number one singles player,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Only five girls high school tennis matches were played Monday, Oct. 8, four in Suffolk County and one in Nassau County. In Suffolk, Eastport-South Manor remained undefeated in League VIII play with a win over Riverhead, while Bellport remained winless in League VI, losing to Comsewoque. The big...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2011, the Girls High School Tennis Season ended on a sour note as Syosset High School defeated Half Hollow Hills East for the Long Island Championship via a coaches forfeit by HHHE over a lineup dispute. While this was deeply concerning on many levels, it shouldn't overshadow what was one of the...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
About 12 years ago, I covered a lesson for one of my colleagues at Long Beach Tennis Center. On the other side of the net were two curious and shy boys named Eric Rubin and Matt Barry. They were both five-years-old and lived around the block from each other. Three years later, I started teaching...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the third straight season Cold Spring Harbor (Nassau Champion) took on Half Hollow Hills (Suffolk Champion) for the Boys Tennis High School Championship, and for the third straight year, CSH prevailed. This time, it was a 5-2 match victory for CSH which gave the Seahawks their fifth straight...Read more