Brian Coleman
Earlier this year, Luke Jensen was offered the opportunity of a lifetime, to become a part of The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. The Club was looking for a Director of Racquet Sports and Jensen decided to throw his hat in the ring. “Late last year, there was an e-mail sent out to a...Read more
Next year, Zach Lieb will take his tennis talents up to Connecticut to play for the Wesleyan University Men’s Tennis team.
Brian Coleman
Next year, Zach Lieb will take his tennis talents up to Connecticut to play for the Wesleyan University Men’s Tennis team. “It’s a great academic school, which is what I was looking for along with a strong tennis program,” said Lieb. “The team camaraderie was something that I really enjoyed and...Read more
Brian Coleman
In 2004, Dion Lachmanen took his nephew to Highland Park, which straddles the border between Brooklyn and Queens, for a day of fun and, as an avid tennis fan, he wanted to check out the courts at the park. What he found was 13 courts in disarray. With some missing nets and trash scattered across...Read more
Brian Coleman
Sonia Tartakovsky was around the age of six when, on vacation with her family, she was introduced to the sport of tennis for the first time. “When we came back home from that trip, I was like, ‘Mom, I want to play tennis,’” Tartakovsky recalls. Tartakovsky began taking tennis lessons, but was still...Read more
Kings County Tennis League were named the Eastern Member Organization of the Year at the USTA Eastern Conference earlier this year.
Brian Coleman
The growth of tennis in New York City has always been, and always will be, dependent on people in the community identifying a need, and deciding to do something about it. One of the most prominent examples of this can be found in the Kings County Tennis League (KCTL) , which was founded by Michael...Read more
Noah Vinbaytel, 8, has quickly moved up the junior ranks and is now playing up in the 12s division.
Brian Coleman
Competing against players older than you can be an intimidating task for a young junior tennis player as the skills, development and sheer physical attributes can create a substantial mismatch. But don’t tell that to eight-year-old Noah Vinbaytel, who trains under Alex Roberman at MatchPoint NYC...Read more
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native and nationally-ranked junior Ronnie Hohmann with his coach, former ATP Pro Todd Widom, in Florida.
Brian Coleman
Last year, Oyster Bay, N.Y.-born Ronnie Hohmann captured one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, winning the Boys 16s Division title at the Eddie Herr International at the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hohmann defeated three of the draw’s top five seeds on his way to...Read more
Jay Harris, JMTA College Recruiting Combine Director, talks to players before the coaches panel at least year's combine.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sportime Randall's Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) will be hosting the 3rd Annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine from Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, June 24 . New York Tennis Magazine sat down with Jay Harris, the combine's Director and the Director of Tennis at Sportime...Read more
Catherina Krespi helped lead Columbia Grammar and Preparatory to a perfect season
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
When Catherina Krespi was a little girl, her mother would spend most Saturdays playing tennis. Because she looked up to her mother, she naturally began to take a liking to the sport. “My mom was a really big influence on me,” Catherina said. “I would always ask where she was and she would be out...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills has named former French Open doubles champion Luke Jensen as its new Director of Racquet Sports, the club has announced.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills has named former French Open doubles champion Luke Jensen as its new Director of Racquet Sports, the club has announced. Jensen, who is the first tennis professional to be given this title in the 126-year history of the club, will start in his new role on...Read more