| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Adelphi University named Frank Russo the new head coach of its men’s and women’s tennis teams, with the move taking effect beginning on July 17. “I’m excited to come on and be the head coach of both the men’s and women’s teams here at Adelphi, and lead both programs in the competitive Northeast-10...Read more
  | By Press Release
In an effort to raise the profile of college tennis, engage alumni and provide a networking vehicle, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced on Wednesday the launch of the College Tennis Alumni Network . “Our mission at the ITA is to serve our membership in a variety of ways that...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA, in conjunction with the NCAA, and the T ennis Channel announced a three-year partnership on Tuesday , which makes the network the exclusive home of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s and Women’s National Championships. The partnership begins with this year’s events which are scheduled to run from...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. John’s men’s tennis team captured the BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Championship for the first time since 2016, defeating Marquette 4-3 in the conference championship match this week . The victory catapults the Red Storm into the 2019 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament as an automatic qualifier, and will...Read more
Jay Harris, JMTA College Recruiting Combine Director, sat down with Long Island Tennis Magazine to discuss this year's event.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
1) Entering the fourth annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine, how have you and your team built on the event from year to year? We are striving to make the JMTA College Recruiting Combine the absolute best recruiting opportunity for tennis players anywhere in the United States! This year, we have...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
I see this all too often in my travels as a collegiate head coach at the State University of New York at Oneonta—many players being trained by academy pros being advised not to play high school tennis. As I also go through the many letters, notes and communication I receive from potential student/...Read more
  | By Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Today, the Academy announced the dates for the fourth annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy College Recruiting Combine...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
This story first appeared in the March/April 2019 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine. Click Here for the full digital edition. 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...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
Borna Gojo, left, defeated Quinnton Vega, right, in the New York Open Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall's Island.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Borna Gojo secured one of the four spots in the New York Open Wild Card Playoff this past weekend as he defeated Brooklyn’s Quinnton Vega 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Pre-Qualifying Tournament at SPORTIME Randall’s Island. Gojo, a White Plains native who plays for Wake Forest, was the draw’s top seed and...Read more