USTA Eastern Metro Region Update: September/October 2016

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Youth Tennis Leagues experience the World TeamTennis format
Youth Tennis Leagues recently coordinated a World TeamTennis 10 & Under, Middle School and High School Level tournament at Cunningham Park Tennis and Riverside Community Tennis Association. Sponsored by the USTA Eastern Metro Region Board, the event gave participants a taste of the World TeamTennis format, crowing winners in each of the three divisions.

Winners of the 10 & Under Division was the Bethpage Tennis team, coached by Kuntal Joshi

 

Jonathan Raude led the NY Empire to the title in the Middle School Division

 

Winners of the High School Division, led by Coach Obong Akpan (not pictured), gather for a team photo

 

Members of the USTA Eastern Metro Board pause for a photo

 

Juniors enjoying their taste of the World TeamTennis format

 

Kuntal Joshi instructs the Bethpage Tennis team prior to a match in the 10 & Under Division

 

Kids discuss the World TeamTennis style with their coach prior to a match

 

Participants enjoyed the World TeamTennis experience and some quality competition learning the new format

 

USTA Metro Region Board members and volunteers sponsored the World TeamTennis/Youth Tennis League event

 

A great time was had by all at the World TeamTennis/Youth Tennis League event



 

USTA Metro Board takes part in NY Empire WTT action at West Side Tennis Club
Board members and volunteers for the USTA Eastern Metro Region recently visited the historic West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills for an evening of World TeamTennis action featuring the hometown New York Empire. The Empire held a special ceremony during a break in the action to honor the winners of the World TeamTennis 10 & Under, Middle School and High School Level tournament, sponsored by the Metro Region. Playing for the Empire that evening was Andy Roddick, who visited with the kids and entertained questions from the juniors.

Former NBA player Jason Collins met with members of the USTA Eastern Metro board and volunteers during their night at West Side Tennis Club

 

USTA Eastern Metro President Jackie Clark with participants in the recent World TeamTennis tournament

 

Winners of the 10 & Under, Middle School and High School Division Junior World TeamTennis event were recognized for their achievement

 

Andy Roddick takes a break from the practice courts at West Side Tennis Club for a photo with winners of the Junior World TeamTennis event