| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bethpage Park Tennis Center Summer Tennis Camp 99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Building #4 Farmingdale, NY (516) 777-1358 BethpageParkTennis.com Bethpage_Park_Logo.jpg To be your best, you need the best program, facilities and players Bethpage Park Tennis Center’s Summer Tennis Camp is designed for...Read more
At the 2019 USTA Eastern Conference, the Section honored longtime tennis coach and USTA Long Island Executive Board Vice President Sunny Fishkind with its 2018 Woman of the Year Award.
  | By Brian Coleman
At the 2019 USTA Eastern Conference, the Section honored longtime tennis coach and USTA Long Island Executive Board Vice President Sunny Fishkind with its 2018 Woman of the Year Award. “It almost seems embarrassing because I never thought of recognition,” said Fishkind. “I really do it because I...Read more
The John McEnoe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has begun hosting Sports Vision Workshops at its facility, bringing in Dr. Anne Hanna OD, FCOVD.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In order to be a top tennis player in today’s day and age, it’s imperative that you have a well-rounded training regimen that goes beyond simply practicing on the court. With that in mind, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has begun hosting Sports Vision Workshops at its facilities, bringing...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There were two new champions of the BNP Paribas Open crowned in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. on Sunday, as Canada’s Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem captured the respective men’s and women’s singles titles. Up first was Andreescu, the teenager from Mississauga, Canada, who defeated...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
There is perhaps no player on the WTA Tour playing better tennis so far in 2019 than Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic, and that continued on Thursday as she hung on to defeat fifth-seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 and reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals in Indian Wells, Calif. “I’m very confident...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer continued his bid for a sixth BNP Paribas Open title by rolling past 23 rd seeded Brit Kyle Edmund 6-1, 6-4 to reach the Indian Wells quarterfinals on Wednesday. “He didn’t have the best start, so that cost him the first set,” said Federer. “Second set, it was definitely better. I...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
Most of us saw Novak Djokovic’s dominating win over Rafael Nadal in the finals of the 2019 Australian Open . Usually, coaches, parents, fans and even the athletes themselves write off this kind of big win as: “He just played great.” But this explanation is often too simplistic. In sports and in...Read more
Kirsten Flipkens returns to the New York Empire this season as she was taken first overall in Tuesday's World TeamTennis Draft.
  | By Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi and head coach Luke Jensen today announced its player roster and new venue for the upcoming 2019 World TeamTennis (WTT) season. The fourth-year WTT franchise will play its home matches at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, a world-class facility in...Read more
Novak Djokovic was upset by Philipp Kohlscreiber in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a thrilling day of tennis in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday, as the top seeds in both men’s and women’s singles were defeated in straight sets. Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber ousted world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4 in a match that was resumed on Tuesday after play was...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 Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Former player Rebecca Fakas has been named the interim head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis programs at Adelphi University, director of athletics Danny McCabe announced on Monday . Fakas takes over for Joanna Haich, who had been the head coach starting in the 2016-17 season after serving...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams of the United States advanced to round two of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, after her 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 win over German Andrea Petkovic in round one action. "I haven’t played in forever, so that was challenging in itself, to get back into competition," said Venus post-match. “It...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
I have been treating athletes for the last 20 years, and after all this time, I can conclude that their issues fall into one of the following two categories: They will fail either out of a fear of success or due growing self-doubt. In this article, let us explore the former issue, the so-called “...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
All the top tennis pros wear two pairs of socks when competing. Roger Federer is no exception. So then, why is wearing two pairs of socks important for tennis players? Elso_Pic.jpg Wearing shoes and one pair of socks create two interfaces: The skin-sock interface and the sock-shoe interface, with...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
In early February, Brayden Schnur reached the quarterfinals of the RBC Tennis Championships, an ATP Challenger Tour tournament in Dallas. But he was soon under the weather, and didn’t know what his next move would be. “Coming from Dallas, I wasn’t even sure if I was going to show up here,” Schnur...Read more