June 13, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) recently hosted its monthly NYC ACES Young Professional Tennis Social. The event serves as a gathering for locals to come together to network with the sport of tennis as the backdrop. 

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 16, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Former world number one Dinara Safina of Russia (pictured right) stopped by MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn recently to hit with featured coach and former Grand Slam Doubles Champion Alona Bonarenko from the Ukraine

May 3, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The tennis community lost one of its best people recently, as Sol Schwartz passed away at the age of 46. Schwartz was a manager and buyer at Holabird Sports, and dedicated his time and efforts to the sport of tennis, pushing his initiative #SaveCollegeTennis, while also helping the Long Island community following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy.

April 22, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is a joint initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA) and USTA Eastern Metro Region. 

April 20, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Eastern Metro Region was happy to support the Delete Blood Cancer Second Annual “Game, Set, Match for Life” tennis event at Sportime Randall's Island in February.

March 28, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Former John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) standout Jamie Loeb continued the excellent start to her pro career. The Bronxville, N.Y. native and former NCAA singles champion recently captured the title at the Surprise Tennis Classic $25,000 in Surprise, Ariz., defeating fellow American CiCi Bellis in the final.

March 9, 2016
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Evan Lee, who trains out of the Gilad Bloom Tennis Academy, went down to Miami to compete in the 54th Junior Orange Bowl. Lee, pictured here with Coach Gilad Bloom, won two of his four matches at the prestigious tournament, and afterwards, headed to Arizona to compete in the USTA National Winter Championships.

December 15, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

American Christina McHale (right), who trains out of Boca West Country Club in Florida, made sure she enjoyed her time in New York while competing in the U.S. Open. 

September 17, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Jamie Loeb, who trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy at Sportime Randall's Island, recently received a huge honor from her hometown of Ossining, N.Y. The town declared Aug. 3 as "Jamie Loeb Day" to honor Loeb’s accomplishments on the court.

August 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Eastern Metro Region Board recently partnered with the Friends of South Oxford Park Inc. to organize a community tennis festival for kids. Metro Board member Mel Swanson took the lead to organize this event, along with other Metro Board members and community volunteers.

August 11, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) launched its flagship facility, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, in Crotona Park in the South Bronx with a ribbon-cutting and celebration. The event drew hundreds of names from the worlds of tennis, fashion, government and civic engagement.

August 5, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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

July 31, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb, both who train at John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA), were honored by the New York Mets at Citi Field following their success at the NCAA Singles Championships.

July 16, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Congratulations to the following 10 players who are on their way to winning the "Little Mo" Slam and taking home the tallest trophy ever given in junior tennis at six-feet tall. Local nine-year-old Samuel Zeitlin from Brooklyn, N.Y. was the winner of the Boy’s 9 Division.

July 15, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will hold its Annual Summer Gala with the Stars—a celebration featuring music, dancing, dining, gondola rides and magicians—at The Boathouse in Central Park on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The Summer Gala begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a buffet dinner at 7:00 p.m.

July 13, 2015
By Herbert Glenn

The inaugural New York Open professional tennis championships were held at the historic West Side Tennis Club (where the U..S Open was founded) in 2013. To increase access to the general public and provide free tickets to fans, Tennis in New York Inc., the non-profit running the tournament, moved the event to the legendary Central Park Tennis Courts near 93rd street and Central Park West in 2014. 

May 15, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) expanded its partnerships with two elite organizations, SportsLab NYC and Hourglass Performance Institute, with the goal of maximizing athletic performance.

April 21, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Lacoste Junior Tennis Academy returns for its 30th season this summer, and will hold tryouts for the Academy on May 16  from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

April 14, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Long Island Tennis Magazine will continue it's local grassroots push by running a series of events and tournaments during the summer of 2015. 

February 25, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

StarGames Inc. and MSG, promoters of the eighth annual BNP Paribas Showdown and World Tennis Day, have announced that the USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has been selected as the official charity of the BNP Paribas Showdown for the second consecutive year.

January 30, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

With a three-set thriller, sophomore Gabriela Siembab from Chrzanow, Poland clinched the match to give the NYIT women's team their third straight East Coast Conference (ECC) Championship. The Bears defeated the Knights of Queens (N.Y.) 5-3.

November 24, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Sunday, Dec. 14, the USTA Metro Junior Team Tennis will be hosting its annual registration and kick off party at the Stadium Tennis Center at Mill Pond Park.

November 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Todd Martin, CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and Doug Conant, chairman of Avon Products and founder & CEO of Conant Leadership, were honored by the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), at NYJTL's recent 29th Annual Leadership Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.