August 17, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In 1953, Maureen Connolly was the first woman to win the Grand Slam in tennis history. Known by her nickname “Little Mo,” she is still the only American woman and the youngest at age 18 to have accomplished this feat. 

August 5, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA will be providing free grounds passes to coaches and junior players to the U.S. Open Junior Championships on September 10 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

July 1, 2016
By Danny Ostrometsky

The QuickStart Tennis program provides many advantages in learning how to play tennis from a young age, and has helped coaches and instructors instill the game in its young players.

June 30, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

French Open Girls Finalist Amanda Anisimova, 2015 USTA Girls 18s National Champion and U.S. Open Girls Finalist Sofia Kenin and Ulises Blanch, the number two-ranked junior in the world, lead a deep field of American girls and boys currently set to compete at the Wimbledon Junior Championships in London.

June 23, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The John McEnroe Tennis Academy at Sportime Randall’s Island hosted its inaugural College Recruiting Combine over the weekend as hundreds of high school players and college coaches gathered on Randall’s Island for the two-day combine.

June 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Junior Tennis & Learning’s 28th Annual Mayors Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships concludes this Sunday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in Crotona Park in the Bronx. The premier event for scholastic tennis players in New York City culminates with a parade, awards, scholarships, and celebration.

May 31, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The “Little Mo” Eastern Sectionals took place from Saturday, May 28 through Sunday, May 29 at the Armonk Tennis Club in Armonk, N.Y. Some of the section’s top juniors met in this two-day tournament for a chance to advance and qualify for the Little Mo East Regional’s in Naples, Florida at the end of July.

May 26, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Ulises Blanch, the number three-ranked junior in the world, and 2015 USTA Girls 18s National Champion and U.S. Open Girls Finalist Sofia Kenin lead a deep field of American boys and girls currently set to compete at the French Open Junior Championships in Paris. Qualifying begins today, with the main draw running from May 29-June 4.

May 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that eight top junior girls qualified for the 2016 Team USA National Junior Team, a training program designed to give a collection of America’s best young players, born in either 2000 or 2001, opportunities to train together during the summer and travel to play against top junior competition from around the world.

May 5, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Students from across New York City will compete in New York Junior Tennis & Learning’s 28th Annual Mayors Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships – the premier event for scholastic tennis players in the city – from June 4 to 12.

March 24, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Brooklyn's Dasha Kourkina will be one of many top juniors competing in the USTA International Spring Championships beginning this weekend. 

January 6, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Girls 16s Winter National Championships recently concluded in Scottsdale, Ariz., and a pair of New Yorkers captured the doubles title. The third seeded team of Brookyln, N.Y.’s Dasha Kourkina & Michelle Sorokko of Little Neck, N.Y. held on to defeat the second-seeded Texas duo of Samantha Gillas & Chelsea Kung, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(1), to capture the Girls 16s Doubles title.

December 22, 2015
By Scoop Malinowski

Paula Badosa Gibert won the French Open girls title earlier this summer, and is currently ranked 229th in the world. Born in New York City, Badosa Gibert resides in Valencia, Spain, and recently sat down with tennis journalist Mark “Scoop” Malinowski to talk about everything from her tennis memories to her hobbies off the court.

December 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn hosted its second annual QuickStart tournament on Saturday as the club continues to grow its junior development program.

November 30, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Defending champion and US Open girls’ finalist Sofia Kenin (17, Pembroke Pines, Fla.) headlines a talented Girls’ 18s field at next week’s Metropolia Orange Bowl at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Fla. that includes 2015 Grand Slam junior champions Dalma Galfi (US Open; Hungary), Sofya Zhuk (Wimbledon; Russia) and Tereza Mihalikova (Australian Open, Slovakia), along with a surplus of top American prospects. The 69th Metropolia Orange Bowl, featuring hundreds of premier 18-and-unders from around the world, will be played Dec. 7-13.

November 18, 2015
By Brian Coleman

New Jersey’s Alexa Noel recently celebrated her 13th birthday, but don’t let that number fool you. Noel is already one of the top juniors in the country, and is striving for more as her young career continues.

November 18, 2015
By Brian Coleman

New Jersey’s Alexa Noel recently celebrated her 13th birthday, but don’t let that number fool you. Noel is already one of the top juniors in the country, and is striving for more as her young career continues.

November 10, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that eight-time Grand Slam champion Ivan Lendl will be working with its player development program over the course of about 50 days over the next year.

September 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

In the 2015 U.S. Open Girls Singles final, American Sofia Kenin fell to second-seeded Dalma Galfi of Hungary, 7-5, 6-4.

September 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one-ranked junior Taylor Fritz of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. captured the U.S. Open Boys Singles title on Sunday, defeating fellow countryman and number five seed Tommy Paul, 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-2, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

September 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Two American boys will battle it out for a junior Grand Slam singles title for the second time this year at a major, and once again it’s Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul left standing.

September 10, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The youngest and brightest stars in tennis played in the Fourth Annual “Little Mo” Internationals at The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. This year, approximately 120 players from the United States and 15 countries participated in the popular “Little Mo” event.

September 10, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern held its 2015 Junior Awards Gala at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Indoor Hospitality Pavilion during the first week of the U.S. Open to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section.

August 21, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2015 USTA Boys 18s National Champion Frances Tiafoe and 2013 U.S. Open Girls Singles Finalist Tornado Alicia Black have been awarded wild card entries into the U.S. Open Junior Championships, which will be played Sept. 6-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.