December 15, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Players travel from all over the world to compete for the Orange Bowl junior championship. This year’s champions didn’t have to come far at all. Stefan Kozlov and Sofia Kenin, both from nearby Pembroke Pines, Fla., won the Boys and Girls 18s Singles titles at the Metropolia Orange Bowl Tennis Championships, held at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center, the first American sweep of the Orange Bowl 18s singles titles since 2004 when both Timothy Neilly and Jessica Kirkland were crowned champions.

December 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

One of the world’s most prestigious junior tournaments gets underway today as the 68th installment of the Metropolia Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships takes place in Plantation, Fla.

 

 

December 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

One of the world’s most prestigious junior tournaments gets underway today as the 68th installment of the Metropolia Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships takes place in Plantation, Fla.

 

 

September 29, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Led by singles victories from CiCi Bellis, Tornado Alicia Black, Michael Mmoh and William Blumberg, the United States won both the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals on Sunday in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, sweeping the 16-and-under world team titles for the second time in the last seven years.

September 17, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one junior CiCi Bellis of Atherton, Calif., who made international headlines with her upset of Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open, and top-15 junior Michael Mmoh of Temple Hills, Md. will lead the United States in the Junior Fed Cup and Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals–the premier world team competitions for players age 16 and under, set for Sept. 23-28 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

September 5, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In the semifinals Friday of the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the U.S. Open, two locals from New York advanced to the finals, as Oyster Bay, N.Y.’s Julia Elbaba and Ossining, N.Y.’s Jamie Loeb will meet for the Inaugural American Collegiate Invitational title.

September 5, 2014
By Andrew Eichenholz

Long Island’s own Noah Rubin was in his third semifinal at the USTA Boys National Championships in the 18-year old division. The first two times, he fell short, failing to reach the final. Up 5-1 in the third set of a grinding battle against the 11th ranked junior player in the world, Michael Mmoh, Rubin was on the verge of breaking his curse. 

September 2, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern recently hosted its 2014 Junior Awards Gala to honor the top juniors in the Eastern Section. Former professional tennis player and First Vice President of the USTA Katrina Adams was a guest speaker at the event. 

August 18, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams clinched the 2014 Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series women’s title, having defeated Caroline Wozniacki, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

August 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Fifteen-year old CiCi Bellis of Atherton, Calif. won the USTA Girls 18s National Championship to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating 16-year old Tornado Alicia Black of Boca Raton, Fla., 6-3, 6-1, at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego.

August 11, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Eighteen-year old Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y. has won the USTA Boys 18s National Championship singles title to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating Sacramento’s Collin Altamirano, the defending champion, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Mich.

July 30, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Six of the top young American boys and girls tennis players age 14 and under will compete for the U.S. in next week’s World Junior Tennis Finals, Aug. 4-9 in Prostejov, Czech Republic.

July 23, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Wimbledon Junior Champion and Long Island native Noah Rubin and 2013 U.S. Open Junior finalist Tornado Alicia Black will headline the top American juniors accepted into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Open Junior Championships, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 22, 2014
By Bennett Kelly

Nestled between the Hudson River and the West Side Highway at 96th Street, the Riverside Park tennis courts are hidden gems known to New York City tennis enthusiasts. They’ve been properly cared for and maintained by the City Parks Department since 1984, when a restoration process restored order to the once dilapidated courts.

July 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced that it will grant 49 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $330,000. Among those receiving scholarships is Adam Ali of South Richmond Hill, N.Y., recipient of the $1,000 USTA Serves College Textbook Scholarship.

July 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated the sixth-seeded Stefan Kozlov in three tough sets that lasted over two hours 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Boys Junior Wimbledon Championship on Sunday.

July 4, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Friday morning, local junior Noah Rubin advanced to the semifinals of the Junior Wimbledon Championships with a big win against Holland's Tim Van Rijthoven. The match was tightly contested throughout, but in the end, Rubin pulled through two tie-breakers to win 7-6, 7-6 and advance to the semis.

July 3, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In a battle of top American juniors, Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated seventh-seeded Francis Tiafoe of College Park, Md. 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the Wimbledon Juniors Quarterfinals.

June 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy Scholarship Tryouts will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, located on Randall’s Island, One Randall’s Island in New York, N.Y. 

May 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States has qualified for the world finals in all four junior team events this past weekend– The Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas (16-and-under) and boys’ and girls’ World Junior Tennis (14-and-under) – at the North/Central American and Caribbean Final in Montreal, Canada.

May 1, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 14-year-old Rachel Lim of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., along with Elysia Bolton (14, Lake Forest, Ill.) and Claire Liu (13, Thousand Oaks, Calif.) have been selected to represent the United States States at the World Junior Tennis competition (14-and-under) North/Central American and Caribbean Final, set for May 8-10 in Montreal, Canada. 

April 30, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy Scholarship Tryouts will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, located on Randall’s Island, One Randall’s Island in New York, N.Y. 

April 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

April 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.