Brian Coleman
Right around her fifth birthday, Vitalina Golod’s father began playing tennis and brought his daughter along with him. “He wanted to play for fun and decided that I should try it as well,” recalls Golod. “I can’t say that I had a natural talent for tennis. My progress has taken a lot of work,...Read more
Brian Coleman
Earlier this year, Sportime and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) announced that Patrick McEnroe would be joining their team as co-tennis director at its Randall’s Island location. “I had discussions with Sportime years and years ago when they first had this concept, before they had even built...Read more
Brian Coleman
The Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships is the cream of the crop when it comes to showcasing the world’s top junior tennis talent, and the 55th edition of the tournament in Miami, Fla. was no exception. It was an exceptional tournament for two players from the Eastern Section who...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sportime and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy will be hosting scholarship tryouts at its Long Island Annex in Syosset, N.Y. on Saturday, June 17 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Sportime Syosset. Players ages 6-16 are invited to come participate in this open tryout where they will have the opportunity...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MatchPoint NYC hosted a Junior TeamTennis tournament at its facility over the weekend as some of New York City’s top youngsters came together for this team competition in the Green Dot Advanced Division. The team match’s are broken into six different flights, four singles and two doubles, with the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Gianni Ross won his opening match on Tuesday. (Photo Credit/Dave Kenas Photography) It’s been 45 years since there’s been a repeat winner in the Boys’ 18s division at the premier junior tennis tournament in the nation. At this week’s 50 th Annual Adidas Easter USTA Junior...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the seventh consecutive year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and...Read more
Julion J. Soto
Watching my kids play tennis can sometimes be gut-wrenching. My 11-year-old daughter Kathy and nine-year-old son Joseph were about to compete in their first USTA-sanctioned event. We’d made it to Central Park early to play in the Battle of the Boroughs, ready to compete for points as my kids were...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Easter Bowl USTA Junior National Spring Championships Presented by Adidas will celebrate its 50 th tournament starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 and running through Saturday, April 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Started in 1968 in New York City by Seena Hamilton, the Easter Bowl...Read more
Cesar Andrade
Junior competitive sports, such as basketball, soccer, baseball, football, fencing, volleyball, judo, karate, wrestling, etc., have referees or umpires. From the pee wee baseball field to the professional field of Yankee Stadium, there are rules, guidelines and yes, “Big Brother” watching to ensure...Read more