| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in its first home match of the season, the Commack Cougars improved to 7-0 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Smithtown East on Monday afternoon. Kristen Chao won 6-0, 6-2 at third singles, and Marian Zahran notched a 6-3, 7-5 victory at fourth singles to lead Commack. Syosset defeated...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) freshman Barbie Quagliardi won both the singles and doubles titles at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Regionals at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this past weekend. First, the Istanbul, Turkey native teamed up with Diana...Read more
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States was within one set of reach the Davis Cup Final on Sunday, but it was not to be as Borna Coric rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7(0), 6-1, 6-7(11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth rubber on Sunday. Having dropped the semifinal’s first two matches on Friday, the United States faced an up-...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Results from the weekend action of high school tennis on Long Island: Friday, September 14 ►​Syosset 6, Manhasset 1 Alex Flicker and Olivia Tiegerman came back from a set down to win 1-6, 6-4, (10-5) at second doubles and help Syosset win 6-1. ►Port Washington 7, Cold Spring Harbor 0 ►Hewlett 5,...Read more
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been prod
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Open and its ownership, GF Sports, have unveiled a new event promotional platform this summer called “The Skills Challenge.” The multi-purpose content and event platform is tennis’ version of a grassroots skills competition that has been produced in conjunction with many of the major...Read more
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carol
  | By Brian Coleman
Growing up, Lisa Dodson was always a big-time athlete. A four-sport athlete in high school, and the only person ever to be named All-County in four sports in Westchester County, Dodson went on to play basketball and tennis at the University of North Carolina. She was a walk-on for the Tar Heels...Read more
In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes. Coric it 24 winners to just 15 unforced errors, and broke Johnson three times.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The rubber match between the United States and Croatia got underway in Zader on Friday, with Croatia winning the first two rubbers to open up a 2-0 advantage in the Davis Cup World Cup Semifinals. In the first rubber, Borna Coric defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3 in two hours and 24 minutes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ward Melville, the defending Suffolk County champions, improved to 3-0 in Suffolk County’s League V on Thursday, downing Port Jefferson 5-2. The Patriots were led by Kira Kronenberg, who won 6-0, 6-1 over Nicolina Giannola at third singles to help clinch the victory. Massapequa got into the win...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, 36-year-old Scott Lipsky announced his retirement via a statement on social media. The note brought an end to a successful 15-year professional career that got its start right here on Long Island, and started a new chapter in Lipsky’s life. “I thought about retiring for most of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The rain continued to fall on Long Island on Wednesday, but there were still many high school matches that were able to be played as Nassau County opened up its 2018 season and Suffolk County entered its second week of competition. The South Side Cyclones began its season by edging Bellmore JFK 4-3...Read more
East Hampton native Ally Friedman has been a four-year member of the Ross School Tennis Academy.
  | By Brian Coleman
They say New York is a melting pot. When you are here, you will be surrounded by various types of people and different cultures, all of which merge to create one of the most diverse cities in the world. If you head east from NYC and towards the Hamptons, you will find a tennis academy that embodies...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I have written several articles in the past about this topic and it is a recurring theme I often witness in the world of junior tennis. Therefore, I feel compelled to revisit the issue. I'll lead in this article by letting you know that I have two players coming to my men's collegiate tennis...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
How about Rafael Nadal at this year’s French Open? I have always been impressed with the Spaniard’s mental tenacity and toughness. Before he won any Grand Slams, I remember watching him play his first ATP final. It was against a fellow Spanish player who was a veteran. Rafa had won the first set...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 summer has belonged to Novak Djokovic, and he capped it off with a defiant win in the U.S. Open final on Sunday, soundly beating third-seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-3 to win his 14 th Grand Slam title. “If you told me in February this year when I got the surgery that I’ll win...Read more
For two weeks in Queens, nobody played better tennis than Naomi Osaka. The 20-year-old who was born in New York City and lived on Long Island as a kid, capped off the greatest tournament of her career this weekend, defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Se
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For two weeks in Queens, nobody played better tennis than Naomi Osaka. The 20-year-old who was born in New York City and lived on Long Island as a kid, capped off the greatest tournament of her career this weekend, defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 to win the 2018 U.S...Read more