August 10, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Top American juniors Frances Tiafoe (17, College Park, Md.) and Sofia Kenin (16, Pembroke Pines, Fla.) won the USTA Boys and Girls 18s National Championships this past weekend, each earning wild cards into the main draw of the U.S. Open and headlining the annual USTA National Championships that took place last week.

July 16, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 2015 NCAA champions Jamie Loeb of the University of North Carolina of Ossining, N.Y., and Ryan Shane of the University of Virginia, will lead the group of top American collegiate players selected to play in the second annual American Collegiate Invitational at the 2015 U.S. Open, Sept. 10-12 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 9, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban will perform at the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2015 U.S. Open in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

June 30, 2015
By Jacob Mishkin

At the four Grand Slam events, fans often forget the preparations that make for a successful tournament. One of these significant provisions is to find ballpersons who are fit to be on the court and make each tennis match run efficiently.

June 25, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that they are hosting the fifth annual U.S. Open job fair. For the third consecutive year there will be two job fairs, starting with an exclusive opportunity for residents of the borough of Queens, N.Y. on Tuesday, July 7 from 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. followed by a second opportunity open to the public on Wednesday, July 8 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

June 15, 2015
By Brian Coleman

The finals of the USTA Eastern sectional qualifying tournament of the U.S. Open National Playoffs came to a close on Saturday, as local players battled it out for a chance to qualify for the U.S. Open in late August.

June 12, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

NYC ACES is a new social group for young professional tennis players and tennis enthusiasts. The group’s first social event was held at Fat Cat in the West Village in late March. 

May 22, 2015
By Brian Coleman

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown hosted the 18th Annual “Say Yes to Tennis, No to Violence” event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, where 800-plus children from various schools in Far Rockaway hit the courts for a day of tennis and other fun activities.

May 19, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the players and coaches who will represent the United States at the 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The nation’s top wheelchair tennis players will compete against participants from around the globe, May 25-31, at Ali Bey Resort Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey.

April 29, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Wow! I cannot believe how fast the last two years have gone, and I am so honored and thrilled to start my second term as the USTA Eastern Metro Region President.

April 8, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has broken ground in Orlando, Fla. on the USTA National Campus, the New Home of American Tennis, in Lake Nona, Fla.  The model tennis facility, expected to be completed in late 2016, will house the USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development divisions. 

April 6, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that Martin Blackman will succeed Patrick McEnroe as USTA’s general manager of player development.

March 2, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that it will be hosting thousands of youth tennis events throughout the month of March as part of the celebration of World Tennis Day on March 10. 

January 15, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced it will be adding same-gender couples’ doubles tournaments to its 2015 adult competition tennis calendar. The groundbreaking announcement opens the door to new play opportunities for same-sex spouses, those in civil unions, domestic partners, and spousal equivalents, making the USTA’s popular adult competition more diverse and inclusive.

January 2, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

As the calendar made the transition from 2014 to 2015, the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows played host to the USTA National Indoor Championships. The tournament featured some of the top players in the region, and consisted of five different draws, making for an exciting and action-packed series of matches throughout 2014’s final week.

December 30, 2014
By Brian Coleman

The USTA National Indoor Championships continued on Tuesday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, as the tournament’s fields continued to be reduced. The Men’s Open Singles draw were the early matches of the day, as two semifinal bouts took place. 

December 29, 2014
By Brian Coleman

The USTA National Indoor Championships got underway at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on Friday, as a number of men and women took to the courts. The championships consisted of five fields; men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles, and we begin the week with the round of 16 set in each draw.

December 12, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

“Yeah I know how to play tennis!” declared Brandon Smith, an eight-year-old resident of Crown Heights when he attended the first ever “Street Tennis” clinic held in front of his building on Union Street.

November 18, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Nominating Committee has announced the nomination of Katrina M. Adams as USTA chairman of the board, CEO and president to serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Adams has served on the USTA Board of Directors for 10 years and is currently completing a two-year term as first vice president.

October 14, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Eastern Metro Region Board would like to congratulate our grant recipients for this year. These community organizations and programs support and participate in our mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis in the Metro Region.

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.