Dylan D'Agate was a fixture on the Hills East varsity tennis team for the last several years.
  | By Brian Coleman
Tennis is a sport of a lifetime. That means both that you can play it no matter what age you are, but also that the skills and lessons you learn on the court can oftentimes be vital off of the court. A great example of this mantra is Dylan D’Agate. The Melville native recently graduated from Half...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Jack Kennedy added to his already excellent 2022 season by capturing two titles at the annual USTA National Clay Court Boys 14s Championships in Dothan, Ala. The Huntington native who trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) left Alabama with two Gold Balls as he won the singles and doubles...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
With the summer camp season here—and as a high performance tennis camp owner myself—I speak with parents every day about summer camp experiences and expectations. Unfortunately, many tennis players have a disappointing experience at summer camp and their tennis games don’t progress. Let’s discuss...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
Two years ago, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dahlia Morgenstern began playing tennis with David Nisenson, who runs the junior tennis program at Point Set Tennis in Oceanside. The two also happen to be family friends, as Nisenson’s parents are friends with Morgenstern’s grandmother. “I...Read more
  | By Press Release
The Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) and Platinum, Inc. announced today that Platinum, Inc. has donated a four-year scholarship through the JMTP Sponsored Scholarship Program. Through the program, individual or institutional donors sponsor a young tennis aspirant who would otherwise lack the...Read more
Recent Indian Wells champion Taylor Fritz won the Easter Bowl in 2015.
  | By Press Release
The FILA Easter Bowl returns to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for the 54 th edition of one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious junior tennis tournaments. Nearly every singles American men’s and women’s Grand Slam champion has competed in the FILA Easter Bowl, a true pipeline to the...Read more
  | By Brian Coleman
This fall, the St. Francis Prep girls’ tennis team captured the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) team championship. The Terriers put together a dominant season which saw the team go undefeated and claim not only the Long Island Catholic title, but the State Catholic title as well...Read more
Spanish phenom Carlos Alcaraz burst onto the scene at the 2021 U.S. Open.
  | By Chris Lewit
Historically, most Spanish players have been averse to attacking the net. Typically they would be content to grind from deep behind the baseline and win points through attrition and defense. That stereotype has now been shattered in the modern pro game. Spanish players have become well known for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, Long Island Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These coaches share their thoughts on a wide variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging...Read more
Jack Kennedy (second from right) won the Les Petits As USA Playoffs in South Florida, and will head to France in January.
  | By Brian Coleman
In early November, Huntington 13-year-old Jack Kennedy traveled south to Boca Raton, Florida to compete in the United States playoffs of the prestigious Les Petits As junior tennis tournament. Adjusting to the outdoor conditions and competing against some of the best junior players in the country,...Read more