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 27, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Tennis Magazine presents your 2012 Guide to New York Tennis Clubs, a closer look at the area's top clubs, including: The Butch Seewagen Tennis Academy, Go! Tennis, Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club, Midtown Tennis Club, New York Tennis Club, Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, SPORTIME Randall’s Island, Stadium Tennis Center at Mill Pond Park, TCR—The Club of Riverdale, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, and West Side Tennis Club.

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.
November 30, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sept. 9th, the Vanderbilt Tennis Club, located on the fourth floor of Grand Central Station opened its doors to the public with a “Get Served” launch party promoted by IRL Productions.
November 18, 2011
By Michael Sarro
On Nov. 17, the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) held its 26th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria where they presented this year’s Leadership Awards to former champion John McEnroe and Howard Lutnick, chief executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald. The afternoon consisted of a reception/cocktail hour, followed by a lunch with guest speakers, as well as a live auction with proceeds going to the NYJTL and the thousands of kids in their programs.
November 11, 2011
By Michael Sarro
Once a year, the USTA nationally recognizes all those who promote and grow the sport of tennis by holding the Community Tennis Development Workshop (CTDW). For three days, the tennis community is brought together to learn, teach, inspire and honor people who work so hard for a sport that they love
November 9, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) will present its annual Leadership Awards to Cantor Fitzgerald Chairman and CEO Howard Lutnick and to Hall of Fame tennis legend John McEnroe on Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
October 11, 2011
By Michael Sarro
The beautiful tennis courts at Crotona Park in the Bronx held the EmblemHelath Bronx Open, a USTA Pro Circuit event. The women's only, professional tennis tournament played in New York City just prior to the US Open, brings together top women professional tennis players from around the world to compete for $50,000 in prize money.
September 28, 2011
By Nina Sporn
Unless you are a diehard tennis player who has built-in radar that locates tennis courts in unexpected places, you would never know that there are five beautiful Har-Tru courts located on East 18th Street in Brooklyn, N.Y., just steps away from the Church Avenue Q train stop.