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.

August 13, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will hold the 2015 Junior Awards Gala on Monday, Aug. 31 at 10:30 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Indoor Hospitality Pavilion to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section.

August 3, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one junior Taylor Fritz, Wimbledon Boys Champion Reilly Opelka, French Open Boys Champion Tommy Paul and reigning ITF World Junior Champion CiCi Bellis headline the Americans entered into the boys and girls singles fields at the 2015 U.S. Open Junior Championships, which will be played Sept. 6-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 28, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

The finals of the L1 USTA Summer Championships took place Monday at the North Shore Towers Country Club. Beginning July 24, the sanctioned USTA Eastern Metro clay court tournament is known to be one of the more competitive summer tournaments, as 65 applicants registered to play at the Floral Park-based facility.

July 8, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across the Tri-State area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the flagship location of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Saturday, July 18, as SPORTIME/JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent in “Finding the Next Mac.”

June 9, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

The New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) capped off the 27th Annual Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Championships at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning. The Mayor’s Cup is the largest junior scholastic tennis competition in the United States, with players from a wide diversity of backgrounds and neighborhoods representing, public, parochial and private schools through the greater New York City areas.

June 8, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will launch its flagship facility, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, in Crotona Park in the South Bronx with a ribbon-cutting and celebration on Monday, June 15, 2015. The event  is expected to draw hundreds of boldfaced names from tennis, fashion, government and civic engagement.

June 6, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Eighteen-year old Tommy Paul of Lumberton, N.J., won the French Open boys’ singles title Saturday morning in Paris, capping a successful week for American juniors at Roland Garros.

June 5, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Seventeen-year-old Taylor Fritz of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. and 18-year-old Tommy Paul of Lumberton, N.J. will play each other Saturday for the French Open Boys Singles title in Paris, the first-ever all-American boys singles final at Roland Garros, dating back to 1947.

June 1, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be on hand at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of JMTA, located at 75 Haskett Drive in Syosset, N.Y. on Saturday, June 27, to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2015-2016 season. The day begins with registration at 9:00 a.m., with a variety of tryout evaluation sessions concluding at approximately 1:00 p.m.

May 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Serve and Return, a new, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing tennis opportunities to underserved area tennis players, will begin making applications available for full and partial junior development scholarships for the 2015-2016 season on June 1, 2015.

May 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that CiCi Bellis and Claire Liu will headline the eight top junior girls selected for the 2015 Team USA National Junior Team, a training program designed to give a collection of America’s best young players opportunities to train together during the summer and travel to play against top junior competition from around the world.