News and notes from across the New York Metro tennis community
  | By New York Tennis Magazine Staff









Loeb captures Surprise Tennis Classic title
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.


Court Sense’s Cicero wins L1B Nassau Indoor Challenger
Shannon Cicero, who trains out of Court Sense in New Jersey, captured the title at the L1B Nassau Indoor Challenger. The top-seeded Cicero went through the whole tournament without dropping a set, culminating in a 6-3, 6-0 win over Rosedale, N.Y.’s Bukky Alalade in the final.


Centercourt’s Fahey named Big 10 Athlete of the Week
Kate Fahey, a former Centercourt Tennis Academy player, has had an excellent freshman campaign for the Michigan Wolverines. She was instrumental in helping Michigan knock off North Carolina in a recent match, which earned her the Big 10 Athlete of the Week award for the week ending Feb. 23.


NTC wraps Up USTA Eastern Metro Regional Tournament
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center recently hosted the USTA Eastern Metro Regional Tournament, which saw some metro area locals compete in some high-quality tennis. Congratulations to all the following winners:

►Boys 10 & Under: Matisse Farzam

Girls 10 & Under: Chantajah Mills

Boys 12 & Under: Andrew Ena 

Girls 12 & Under: Kira Diaz

Boys 14 & Under: Waley Chen

Girls 14 & Under: Nia Dabreo


Columbia women capture ECAC Indoor Championships
The Columbia women’s tennis team captured the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Indoor Championships in February. The Lions won the title back in 2014, and after losing in the 2015 final, reclaimed the title with a 4-2 victory over Harvard.


West Side Tennis Club thanks its members
West Side Tennis Club held a number of different Member Appreciation Events to thank all of its dedicated members and was a great way for many players to stay active during the winter months. The events included cardio tennis, city fitness and a platform mixer.


MatchPoint and Cary Leeds host winter camps
MatchPoint NYC and the Cary Leeds Center hosted winter tennis camps over the President’s Week break to keep its campers active and in top form.