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
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native and nationally-ranked junior Ronnie Hohmann with his coach, former ATP Pro Todd Widom, in Florida.
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, Oyster Bay, N.Y.-born Ronnie Hohmann captured one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, winning the Boys 16s Division title at the Eddie Herr International at the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hohmann defeated three of the draw’s top five seeds on his way to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner will be held this year on Wednesday, May 2 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y., and will once again honor and celebrate the best of tennis in the region over the last year. Click Here for more information on the dinner. To attend the dinner,...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With public schools off last week for spring break, Carefree Racquet Club in North Merrick gave local kids an opportunity to play tennis during their week off. Over 300 children ages four and up attended throughout the week, with Carefree donating all proceeds to Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard...Read more
USTA Eastern and USTA Long Island continue with its initiative  of getting tennis into the local schools, with the latest example being at Rocky Point High School in Rocky Point, N.Y.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern and USTA Long Island continue with its initiative of getting tennis into the local schools, with the latest example being at Rocky Point High School in Rocky Point, N.Y. Tito Perez conducted the training last week for coaches and teachers, including Rocky Point Athletic Director...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Nassau County Boys High School Preview Syosset Looks to Maintain Its Dominance Syosset High Schools Boys Tennis and “winning” have become synonymous over the last few seasons in Nassau County Boys Tennis. The Braves have won 52 consecutive matches, a streak that includes three straight Nassau...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With both the ATP and WTA tours in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. for the BNP Paribas Open, the Sportime World Tour rolled on with an event inspired by the tournament. Once again, DJ CM was on hand in the party room keeping parents and the players entertained as they awaited their turns to take...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
I find it quite amusing when I attend junior tennis tournaments and see the teenagers huddled around either socializing or trying to snap a photo for social media. Then, suddenly their name is called and they need to rush to the court to play a match. They may win or lose, but if they do not...Read more