June 21, 2012
By Michael Sarro
Becky Shtilkind’s tennis career has been all about progression. Every year, she and her team continue to improve upon the previous season. Since joining the Leon M. Goldstein team as a freshman, she has played number one singles for all four years.
June 14, 2012
By Jessica Stiles
The New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) hosted the 25th Annual Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center from June 2-10.
June 4, 2012
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Goldstein High School defeated St. Francis Prep at the 2012 Mayor's Cup Tennis Tournament in a close 3-2 finish. In route to the victory, they defeated Forest Kew and Benjamin Cardozo High Schools.
December 13, 2011
By Michael Sarro
While people play sports for many different reasons, the ultimate goal of playing a sport is to win. In New York City high school tennis, there has been one team that, for the past 13 years, has yet to fail at that goal, the Lady Terriers from St. Francis Prep.
November 21, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the acceptance lists for the 65th Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, which begins Monday, Dec. 5 at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Fla. The event will be contested on clay for the first time since 1998.
November 17, 2011
By Steven Kaplan
Perhaps the most important quality for success in tennis is steadiness and the avoidance of errors. It might come as a surprise then, that in practice "Blue Chips" miss more shots than “Five Stars,” while "Five Stars” miss more shots than “Four Stars,” etc.
November 4, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After winning its 200 straight victory, the St. Francis Prep Terriers rolled on and won its 201st straight victory after winning its 14th straight CHSAA Girl’s Tennis State Title.
October 31, 2011
By Michael Sarro
On the day after New York saw its biggest snow storm in October since 1979, more than 110 high school juniors and seniors, their parents, and more than 40 college coaches braved the treacherous roads to attend the 25th Annual College Showcase Day held at the Saw Mill Club in Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
October 28, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers ended their season undefeated after beating Archbishop Molloy 5-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Alley Pond Tennis Center. It marked the 200th straight victory for the Terriers and they have now gone unbeaten over the course of 14 consecutive years.
October 17, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
High school students will get a chance this month to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 25th Annual College Showcase Day, set for Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y.