October 3, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Ron Nano has been appointed general manager of the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, NYJTL’s new $26.5 million flagship tennis and community center in Crotona Park, scheduled to open in early 2015. As NYJTL’s senior director of operations for the past five years ...

September 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In the summer of 1981, Mike Silverman of City Parks Foundation, a Levittown, N.Y. resident, was fresh out of college with an undergraduate degree in political science and plans to take a year off to work before going to law school. When Silverman accepted a six-week summer job teaching free beginner tennis lessons to kids for the New York City Parks Department, all of his plans changed.

July 16, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Friday, Aug.15, a host of tennis and political dignitaries will gather for the dedication ceremony for Daniel L. Haggerty Jr. Pavilion at the Junior Champions Tennis Center in Cadwalader Park in Trenton, N.J.

July 2, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has announced that it has awarded more than $429,000 in grants to 46 community tennis and education organizations during its 2014 spring funding cycle.

April 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

NYJTL hosted more than 200 students at an inaugural “Leaders of Tomorrow” event at Bronxwood Preparatory Academy High School to promote student achievement and college and career readiness.

November 21, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) honored Tennis Channel and Chairman & CEO Ken Solomon Thursday afternoon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. NYJTL is the largest provider of tennis and education services in the nation and serves more than 75,000 children in New York’s five boroughs in 26 schools and 68 community-based sites.

July 15, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On July 11, representatives from Chase, City Parks Foundation and the USTA cut the ribbon on the refurbished Wolfe's Pond Park Tennis Courts and opened the courts back up to the public. Chase dedicated funds to ensure that the courts were refurbished and opened after they were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
June 25, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has announced that it has awarded more than $324,000 in grants to 38 community tennis and education organizations during its 2013 spring funding cycle.
June 19, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MaliVai Washington, Gigi Fernandez, Bea Bielik, Lori McNeil and Chanda Rubin were among the field of celebrities paired with the programs amateur participants at The Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program’s (HJTEP) tennis pro-am tournament.
May 28, 2013
By Alexis Merced
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown joined the USTA and the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) in hosting the 16th Annual “Say Yes to Tennis, No to Violence” event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on May 23.
May 24, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) has broken ground on building the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in Crotona Park in the heart of the South Bronx. The Center will house a two-story, 12,000-square-foot clubhouse and educational facility, offering young people and their families a wide range of after-school academic support ...
May 7, 2013
By Adam Wolfthal
Saturday, May 4 was opening day at the New York Tennis Club, as the weather cooperated for a great day of tennis, and loads of players came out to enjoy the facility as a great time was had by all. Set in the shadow of the Throgs Neck Bridge, New York Tennis Club has been fully restored since Hurricane Sandy ravaged its grounds.
March 21, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that it has awarded $75,000 in Multicultural Excellence Tennis Grants to 10 community tennis organizations across the country, among these recipients, two New York-based organizations, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project and the Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program (HJTEP).
September 5, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA, in conjunction with the Partnership for a Healthier America, has announced a new health initiative to encourage youth physical activity.
June 27, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the USTA, has announced that it has awarded more than $400,000 in grants to 44 community tennis and education organizations during its 2012 spring funding cycle.
May 21, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
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.
May 18, 2012
By Michael Sarro
New York’s oldest tennis club (established in 1886), New York Tennis Club is tucked away in a residential corner of the city near the Throggs Neck Bridge. Recently, the Club ran a very successful open house event to help show off their facility, and while the weather wasn't great, a little rain and some clouds didn't deter from the enjoyment of the members and their guests.
May 8, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The South Brooklyn Tennis Association (SBTA), a registered CTA/NJTL of the USTA, has announced the launch of its 10 & Under Program. The team from SBTA instructed kids in attendance at an event on May 8th at the Bush-Clinton Playground in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, the start of nearly 25 events that the SBTA has scheduled on Saturdays through the month of October.
April 30, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As a part of the Intrepid Air and Space Museum’s Kid's Week during the President’s Week vacation, local sports organizations, such as the New York Rangers, Knicks and Mets, USTA Eastern hosted a QuickStart 10 & Under Tennis clinic for kids wanting to learn the sport as part of its festivities.
April 27, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Darcy Novick is a long-time USTA league player who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 after a routine exam. Here is her story …
March 16, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine presents this summer's best tennis camp guide across Long Island ...
March 15, 2012
By Billy Lam
City Parks Foundation held a youth intermediate tennis tournament, from Feb. 20-24. A USTA-sanctioned event, the matches were split by gender and divided into three age groups: 12 and under, 14 and under, and 16 and under. With ranking points at stake, the players face others of similar level in a test of skill, determination, and a little luck.
December 15, 2011
By Michael Sarro
Sept. 11th, 2001 will forever be a day that lives in infamy. Many lives were lost and impacted greatly by the attack on the World Trade Center. On that day, and during the following weeks and months, it was New York’s Police Department and Fire Department who were the first to respond and attempt to restore order and save the lives of people in danger.
December 12, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that on Jan. 1, 2012 the rules of tennis officially will be changed and require that 10 & Under Tennis tournaments be played utilizing smaller, lighter racquets and lower-bouncing balls on smaller courts. The change was adopted by the USTA in the summer of 2010.