August 15, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Do you want to enter the Guinness Book of World Records? Then, come on down Friday, Aug. 26 to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as USTA Eastern teams up with Wilson Sporting Goods, and professional tennis players Mardy Fish and Andrea Petkovic, to try earn a spot among the world's record holders The goal of this event is to break the record for the “most people bouncing tennis balls on tennis rackets,” which currently stands at 383.
August 5, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Growing up in a tennis family, Freddi Ford undoubtedly always enjoyed tennis and attending the U.S. Open. Freddi’s father played for Yale and was a competitive club player, her mom played a few times a week, and both her brother and sister were college tennis players.
August 4, 2011
By Monica Gorny
With the 2011 U.S. Open looming in our midst within the next two months, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center recently welcomed more than 500 entrants for the 2011 U.S. Open Ballperson Tryouts. In 2010, nearly 450 tried out to make the cut of approximately 100 chosen few to serve as ballpersons at the 2010 U.S. Open.
August 2, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The world’s top tennis players and chefs will serve-up a kickoff to the U.S. Open on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at the W New York in midtown Manhattan at the 12th Annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event, to benefit the New York Junior Tennis League.
July 28, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that reigning U.S. Open Champions Rafael Nadal and Kim Clijsters, world number one ranked Novak Djokovic, former U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick and the 2010 U.S. Open Wheelchair Champion David Wagner will team up with actor Bradley Cooper, New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony, and pop star Cody Simpson at the 16th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day ...
July 27, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the World Junior Tennis Competition Finals. The event features 32 teams (16 boys teams and 16 girls teams) composed of players 14-and-under from 25 nations across the world.
July 21, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA is teaming up with Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf to encourage children to get healthy, active and into the game through the USTA’s 10 and Under Tennis program. The collaboration will launch a new commercial that will air during the Olympus U.S. Open Series and the U.S. Open.
July 17, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On May 16, Long Island Tennis Magazine received the 2010 USPTA Eastern Publication of the Year at the Divisional Convention in Mount Kisco, N.Y.
June 21, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will host its annual open casting call on Tuesday, June 21 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City to select children to perform at the 2011 U.S. Open, Aug. 29–Sept. 11.
May 27, 2011
By Anthony Pastecchi
On May 26, the USTA, in conjunction with the Queens District Attorney’s office, hosted its 13th Annual “Say Yes to Tennis, Say No to Drugs” event at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The free event was presented to hundreds of elementary school students from schools throughout the Far Rockaways, promoting the sport of tennis in the QuickStart format.