Adult classes are getting very popular and are a great way for you to share the great sport of tennis with your peers. But, as coaches and instructors, how do make the best out of your adult tennis class?
Local residents and leaders gathered on Saturday, May 18 to celebrate the grand opening of Centercourt Athletic Club (CAC) of Marlboro, N.J., a new state-of-the-art indoor tennis center with innovative programs for players of all ages and abilities.
The Manhattan Mixed-Doubles regular season has completed and playoffs began at the end of February. Finals Day was March 3 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The Queens and Bronx Mixed Leagues are in the midst of their season. Unfortunately due to club damage, we were unable to have the Brooklyn Mixed League this season, which was a huge disappointment to all.
Hurricane Sandy interrupted the start of our Manhattan Mixed-Doubles season. Players and clubs had damage and our thoughts and prayers go out to those who are still suffering. The Queens Mixed-Doubles season kicked off on Jan. 2.
More than 100 high school student-athletes from across the USTA Eastern region showed off their talent and learned about a wide range of opportunities to play collegiate tennis on Nov. 11 at USTA Eastern’s 26th Annual College Showcase Day.
The Manhattan Spring/Summer Playoffs were held over two weekends in July, as the 3.0 Women’s & Men’s, 3.5 Women’s & Men’s, 4.0 Women’s & Men’s, 4.5 Women’s & Men’s, and 5.0 Women all competed. The 5.0 Men's team received direct entry to the Sectional Championships.
For the second consecutive year, the United States has won seven cups at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships. The 2012 event, the 32nd edition of the championships, was held in Umag, Croatia, and consisted of 186 teams from 35 countries competing in 10 age categories from 60 and over to 80 and over.
Rob Delman, Gil Koppel and Peter Simel, Masters Tennis Co-Chairmen of the 19th Maccabiah USA Organizing Committee, and Head Coach Roy Kozupsky are actively seeking the best Jewish tennis players from across the country to try out for the Maccabiah team.
The Tuesday Evening Session (Session #18) of the 2012 U.S. Open was officially cancelled earlier this evening. According to the USTA’s inclement weather policy, fans may exchange tonight’s Session 18 tickets for the same session in 2013.
In May 2011 at the age of 38, Debbie Persaud was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Stage IIIB breast cancer. She is a regulatory affairs manager (contractor) who works for Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson Company in Somerville, N.J.
I absolutely LOVE playing tennis! My mom was a club tennis champion in Baltimore in the 1930s, and she actually played tennis on the last day of her life at the age of 83. I learned the game at the age of 10 at a summer camp, and I’ve been playing socially ever since.
You've probably heard by now … the news is out. It's all over the city's public courts, from Central Park to Riverside Park, to my home courts in East River Park, or, as we call it, the East Village Country Club. I'm not a 5.0 on the National Tennis Rating Program’s (NTRP) scale anymore. If I ever was.
Tennis, over the last few years, has become more enjoyable for me since I stopped competing in tournaments and started playing in USTA league matches. Through tennis, I've met some amazing people with whom I've bonded and have become very good friends with.