August 22, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association (USTA), in collaboration with the USPTA, announced that the 2014 Tennis Teachers Conference (TTC) at the Grand Hyatt New York, will kick-off on August 22, bringing one of the largest gatherings of tennis teaching professionals and coaches in the last decade.

August 12, 2014
By USTA Eastern Section

It has been a busy spring for the USTA Eastern Metro Region! Our Metro Board and volunteers have been very busy growing tennis participation across New York City.

August 1, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the band Fitz and The Tantrums will perform at the Opening Ceremony for the 2014 U.S. Open in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Following the band’s performance, 3 Winans Brothers, the Grammy-Award-winning brothers Bebe, Marvin and Carvin, will take to the court to sing “The Star Spangled Banner.”

June 26, 2014
By Michele Lehat

The U.S. Open is one of the most anticipated events in the New York area, serving as a mecca for all tennis fanatics worldwide. Without the help of close to 2,000 employees on the sidelines and behind the scenes, the Open would not run as smoothly as it does.

June 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

There are approximately seven million Americans who self-report that they play tennis 21 or more times per year. Of those frequent participants, more than 400,000 play in the USTA Eastern Section, which includes New York State and parts of Connecticut and New Jersey. Around 50,000 of them are dues-paying members of USTA Eastern.

June 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The Mixed-Doubles League is currently wrapping up, and Regional Championships will be held outdoors on Saturday, May 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

June 16, 2014
By Gary Simeone

The sun finally came out for the finalists of the U.S. Open National Playoffs qualifying event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday. After a week of rainy weather and matches being played indoors, the players returned outside to play in the warm weather. 

May 20, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the U.S. Open will feature a college tennis competition for the first time ever in 2014, inviting top American college players to compete in the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational, set for Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

May 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced its plans to create the new home for American tennis, a state-of-the-art facility at Lake Nona area in Orlando, Fla., that will enhance the sport at every level. The 100-plus court tennis center, which will house the USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development divisions, will be divided into dedicated areas that will focus on the complete tennis pathway ...

April 16, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, announced that it has partnered with healthcare company Johnson & Johnson and its Veteran Leadership Council to host six free Warrior and Family Tennis Day events this spring and summer in New York and Philadelphia. The tennis programs will serve as the first pilot programs to implement the USTA Serves Warrior Tennis Curriculum.

April 8, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has launched a nationwide online and DVD audition for the eighth annual U.S. Open casting call. In addition, a live open casting call will be held at the Queens Theatre on July 8. Winners selected from these auditions will perform “America the Beautiful” live in Arthur Ashe Stadium during night sessions at the 2014 U.S. Open, which will be held Aug. 25-Sept. 8.

March 4, 2014
By Dave Suskin

The USTA set a new Guinness World Record Sunday, with 406 enthusiastic kids ages 6-18 set the record for "Largest Tennis Lesson." Held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., the 30-minute lesson began at 9:00 a.m. with participation from several of the area’s largest tennis and education themed after school programs, including the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) and Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program (HJTEP). 

February 25, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that, in conjunction with World Tennis Day on March 3, it will launch thousands of Tennis Play Events nationwide throughout the month of March. These events are designed to encourage families and children of all ages and skill levels to try tennis.

February 5, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

During the next couple months, the USTA will invite families and kids of all ages and skill levels to try tennis at local events and facilities across the country—encouraging kids to get on the court and into the game.

January 13, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern has awarded Dale Caldwell, former president of the Eastern Board of Directors, with the Leslie J. FitzGibbon Tennis Man of the Year Award for his sustained involvement in growing the game.

January 7, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will honor more than 35 juniors, adults and organizations on Jan. 25 as the Section hosts its Annual Awards Celebration at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. 

December 19, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA announced that it is awarding $65,000 in USTA Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots Grants to 18 wheelchair tennis programs across the country for the sixth consecutive year.

December 16, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

What better way to enjoy the outdoors then to take my nephew Jack out to hit a few balls for a while at his local park using a low compression ball and small racquets. 

December 11, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will honor more than 35 juniors, adults and organizations on Jan. 25, 2014, as the Section holds its Annual Awards Celebration at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. 

October 15, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday November 16th, the USTA Metro Jr Team Tennis season will kickoff with an event at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center from 5:00-7:30.
October 1, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As the summer starts winding down, I think about all of the wonderful tennis programs and events that have taken place over the last few months.
September 13, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Find yourself in the game! The warm weather is finally here, and right now is the best time to pick up your racquet and get out and hit the ball.
September 4, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that as part of its ongoing celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the WTA, of equal prize money for women and men at the U.S. Open, and for the historic win by Billie Jean King over Bobby Riggs, it will hold a “Battle of the Sexes” Pro-Celebrity Doubles Match on Thursday evening, Sept. 5 at Arthur Ashe Stadium, featuring actors Rainn Wilson & Jason Biggs taking on tennis greats Chris Evert & Monica Seles.
August 22, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA is advising all fans attending Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day (AAKD) on Saturday, August 24, that due to a sold-out show, which includes remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama, and in conjunction with enhanced security procedures, that they can anticipate a longer entry process into Arthur Ashe Stadium.