| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The dog days of August are upon us, and while that means we have to endure scorching temperatures and the dread of the end of summer, it also means the U.S. Open is here! The tennis calendar’s fourth and final Slam event brings the world’s greatest tennis players here to New York to compete under...Read more
The famed Port Washington Tennis Academy will be re-branded as Sportime Port Washington.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The famed Port Washington Tennis Academy (PWTA) here on Long Island will soon be under new ownership, and is being managed by Sportime. Hornig Capital Partners (HCP) has an agreement to purchase the iconic PWTA, with Sportime Clubs, LLC set to run the day-to-day operations of the club, as Sportime...Read more
Enrique Carter & Juan Arraya won the Men’s Doubles division at the inaugural Hamptons Pickleball Open, earning the top prize money courtesy of Hampton Estates Realty.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first-ever LI Tennis Magazine Hamptons Pickleball Open took place at Tennis & Pickleball at The Barn in Westhampton as dozens of pickleball teams headed out east to compete in this one-of-a-kind event. The event was split into two different divisions, with the Mixed Doubles 3.5 competitors...Read more
Eric Benderly celebrates after clinching the Long Island Championship for Commack.
  | By Brian Coleman
Third time’s a charm. For Commack, the previous two trips to the Long Island Championship in recent years were unsuccessful. But the Cougars would not be denied in its third go around, defeating Roslyn 4-3 on Monday afternoon at Casamento Park in Bay Shore to win the Long Island Large School...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Over the last couple of years, the sport of tennis has seen a rapid increase in participation across the United States. Here in New York, that growth is being felt in all sectors of the tennis industry. From community-based programs for beginners, all the way through competitive leagues, the number...Read more
  | By Press Release
USTA Eastern's Long Island Region celebration of Long Island’s tennis community will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Westbury, N.Y. Th With this event, the Long Island Region looks forward to recognizing the achievements of individuals, facilities and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
We have written much in this magazine about not only the growth of tennis, but also the increased participation in other racquet and paddle sports over the last couple of years. There is perhaps no better example of this expansion than Pickleball, the fun, easy-to-learn sport that has become the go...Read more
Roslyn seventh-grader Drew Hassenbein celebrates a point during his first singles victory on Wednesday afternoon.
  | By Brian Coleman
Pressure. Some athletes run from it, some embrace it. For seventh-grader Drew Hassenbein, it’s the latter. As his Roslyn team moved to within one victory of the Nassau County Large School title, the entire crowd of spectators gathered by the singles courts, where he and teammate Ethan Solop were...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. One of those activities, and perhaps its most popular, is tennis. It may be the favorite activity for...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
As he watched his backhand slice drop onto the court inside Hard Rock Stadium and inside the line, Carlos Alcaraz fell to his back and put his hands on his head. After shaking hands with Casper Ruud, his defeated opponent, the Spanish teenager climbed into the stands and hugged members of his...Read more