September 11, 2017

Sixteen-year old Amanda Anisimova, of Aventura, Fla., won the US Open girls' singles title Sunday, defeating American 13-year old Cori 'CoCo' Gauff, 6-0, 6-2. It was the first time since 1981 that the US Open women's and girls' finals were both contested between two Americans.

September 5, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The sixth annual “Little Mo” Internationals hit the courts of The West Side Tennis Club once again this past summer. Some of the top junior tennis players from around the globe conjoined into Forest Hills, Queens for one of the most anticipated and exciting weeks of junior tennis the world has to offer.

August 23, 2017

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its new revolutionary youth brand, “Net Generation,” which aims to inspire the next generation of tennis players. The official Net Generation launch will take place at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on August 26.

August 16, 2017

SPORTIME Randall’s Island and the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) will host tryouts for children ages 6 to 12 who are interested in attending the John McEnroe Tennis Academy's instructional program at the SPORTIME/JMTA Randall’s Island tennis center complex.

July 31, 2017
By Barbara Wyatt

Just before a USTA tournament or league match begins, the official walks onto the court and stands near the center of the net. Whether you are engaged in the warm-up or walking onto the court, that is your cue to meet with the official.

July 25, 2017
By Brian Coleman

One of the most exciting tournaments to come to New York each year is the “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, where the best juniors in the world come together for top-level tennis done the right way with fairness, sportsmanship and integrity.

July 20, 2017
By 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, patience and a lot of time.”

June 9, 2017
By 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.

May 5, 2017
By 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. 

April 14, 2017
By 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.

April 5, 2017
By 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.

March 29, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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 50th Annual Adidas Easter USTA Junior National Spring Championships, Gianni Ross is attempting to be the first to win back-to-back 18s singles titles since 1971-72 when Grey King achieved the feat.

March 28, 2017
By 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 athletic talent.

March 27, 2017
By 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. 

March 24, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Easter Bowl USTA Junior National Spring Championships Presented by Adidas will celebrate its 50th tournament starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 and running through Saturday, April 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden

March 10, 2017
By 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 that the rules are not compromised. 

February 2, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

When she was just five-years-old, Sarah Youngberg went to the U.S. Open, witnessing tennis up close and personal for the first time in her life … she was hooked.

January 30, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The 20th Annual "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" circuit begins in March with 18 sectionals planned around the USA in the spring, leading up to four regionals in the summer and culminating with the "Little Mo" Nationals at the end of September. It will also be offering three international tournaments (California, New York, and Florida) for players from the USA and worldwide.

January 26, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn continued its commitment to its junior programs by hosting another Junior Development Tournament to showcase and highlight the progress of its young players.

January 5, 2017
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today held the ceremonial “First Serve” at the USTA National Campus, the new “Home of American Tennis” located at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla.  Tennis icons, local dignitaries, partners and tennis enthusiasts were on hand to mark the occasion.

December 21, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Unseeded Alexa Noel of Summit, New Jersey captured the Girls 14s title at Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships on Tuesday in Coral Gables, Florida, holding on to beat third-seed Qinwen Zheng of China 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

December 6, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

As the junior program continues to grow at MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn, the club held its annual Boys QuickStart tournament on Saturday afternoon to show off the development of its players.

November 4, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The 19th annual "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" presented by Wilson Sporting Goods was held at the Austin Tennis Academy in Austin, Texas in mid-October, and Dominick Mosejczuk of East Elmhurst was crowned a "Little Mo" Nationals champion in the Boys 9 singles division. 

September 28, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern recently launched a “youth progression pathway,” designed to create a greater experience for children beginning and developing in tennis competition.