Even a massive traffic tie up on the highway near La Guardia Airport couldn’t stop 40 determined tennis trainers from attending a recent orange ball workshop, the USTA Player Development Team USA Early Development Camp Coach Training, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
As I pondered what to write about as the publication deadline for submission rapidly approached, the light bulb went off in my head. Politics, religion and civil rights really do not belong as subject material in Long Island Tennis Magazine or does it? After all, Long Islandis a melting pot of people of varying backgrounds this magazine caters to is the audience. What can I write about that concerns our audience?
The finals of the L1 USTA Summer Championships took place Monday at the North Shore Towers Country Club. Beginning July 24, the sanctioned USTA Eastern Metro clay court tournament is known to be one of the more competitive summer tournaments, as 65 applicants registered to play at the Floral Park-based facility.
Roger Federer brought his "A" game to Wimbledon this year. The "Best Player of All-Time" was brilliant at times, but it was not good enough because Novak Djokovic could be "The Toughest Player of All-Time."
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will hold its annual Summer Gala with the Stars – a festive celebration featuring music, dancing, dining, gondola rides, and magicians - at The Boathouse in Central Park on Wednesday, August 12.