Members of the tennis world have seen the story unfold all too often: A once phenomenal player loses the desire and motivation to compete in tennis, and is forced out of the game temporarily, or sometimes altogether.
  | By Sam Goidel
Like many of my peers, I viewed the coronavirus lockdown as an opportunity to improve my game. My rationale was obvious—a decrease in social and school-related responsibilities was an opportunity to increase my hours playing and training. With courts and practice partners available, I meticulously...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Division I, II or III? What is the difference? What is the lifestyle? What is right for me? One thing people are surprised about is that the top teams in a lower division would beat a LOT of the lower teams in a higher division. I asked three people I work with, who are currently playing or just...Read more
What qualities matter most in a tennis coach? A long, strong record of success is, of course, one trait, but how about considering how a professional coaches above whom and how many they coach?
  | By Steven Kaplan
What qualities matter most in a tennis coach? A long, strong record of success is, of course, one trait, but how about considering how a professional coaches above whom and how many they coach? The defining positive quality of a teacher is rarely service volume, so why then do so many coaches...Read more
  | By Adam Lee
Visualization is arguably the most important factor in the mental approach to tennis. The current situation we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic gives us an opportunity to turn within and hone our craft through improving mental acuity with certain visualization techniques. Strong visualization...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern announced this week the unveiling of the USTA Eastern Collegiate Series featuring four weekends of tournaments open to current and incoming college players and juniors. The entry fee for each tournament is $85 and will feature a $250 prize for the winners. See below for more...Read more
  | By Tom Tvedt
I have been working with students and interacting with parents at many different levels in tennis for more than 20 years. I currently teach group and private lessons, run a program for 25 autistic students and run USTA tournaments. My experience has been with students ranging from the beginner...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) announced the new UTR National Championship Series on Monday, revealing more than 70 events throughout the United States for junior, high school and college tennis players. “The UTR National Championship Series gives players the opportunity to compete in safe, high...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
  | By Chris Lewit
Parents often ask me, “What makes Spanish tennis so great?”, or, “What do they do differently in Spain?” Many folks have never been there and are curious how such a small country became a world superpower in tennis. They also want to know how my academy and summer camp are influenced by the Spanish...Read more
  | By Press Release
On Wednesday, the USTA compiled tips and guidelines, botrh for players and facilities, on what to do when returning to the courts. The USTA said: “The USTA recognizes that the coronavirus has been affecting different parts of the country in different ways and with different timing. We therefore...Read more