Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2017 Issue of New York Tennis Magazine. The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) at Sportime Randall’s Island has produced many top college players since its inception almost a decade ago, and the latest in that group is Sophie Graver. The Auburn-...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern hosted its 31 st Annual College Showcase Day at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y., which drew more than 70 of the top high school tennis players in the Northeast to come to connect with 50 college tennis coaches from Division I, II and III collegiate programs. The Showcase...Read more
Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Three years ago, Catherine Cartan "CiCi" Bellis captured the hearts of New Yorkers and tennis fans everywhere when the 1,208 th -ranked teenager, playing in only her 13th professional match, defeated 12 th -...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans in the Northeast have a lot to look forward to as we begin to head into 2018. With the arrival of the New York Tennis Expo and the New York Open at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February, Long Island will serve as a tennis hub this winter. Long Island and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of Long Island Tennis Magazine and New York Tennis Magazine, and the New York Open are excited to announce the return of the New York Tennis Expo. The FREE and family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Grand Slam champion, Tennis Hall of Famer and New York’s own John McEnroe has been named as the honorary ambassador of the inaugural New York Open ATP World Tour event to be held at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, from February 11-18. McEnroe, a Douglaston, New...Read more
Brian Coleman
The majority of our area’s top tennis coaches and program directors are tennis lifers who picked the game up at a young age and took to it right away. That isn’t exactly the case for Manhattan Tennis Academy’s Executive Director John Curtis. “I grew up as a baseball player, which wasn’t too far of...Read more
Brian Coleman
For as long as he can remember, Brooklyn’s Tyler Korobov has been playing tennis, getting his start playing the sport when he was around six- or seven-years-old on the public tennis courts of Manhattan Beach. “I started at a really young age, and we would just go to the courts and hit around,”...Read more
Brian Coleman
Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance on Sunday, capturing his 16 th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final, his second major title of the year and another confirmation that 2017 belonged to he and Roger Federer. “It’s been a great two weeks,”...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Unseeded 22-year-old Sloane Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys, the number 15 seed, late Saturday afternoon 6-3, 6-0 to capture the 2017 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship, the first Grand Slam title of her career. With the win, Stephens becomes the lowest-ranked player to win the U...Read more