Ricky Becker
On the surface, it seems obvious. College coaches want the best tennis players. This is true to a point. The tense is incorrect. Coaches want players who will be the best tennis players. After corresponding with hundreds of college coaches, I put together a tiered list of what coaches look at when...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Queens College tennis bubble took another step forward in its renovation with the recent installation of improved lighting in the facility. The lights will now reflect light upward and not downward, thus improving the quality of play for the users. The Queens College tennis bubble offers tennis...Read more
Steven Kaplan
Most serious young tournament tennis players from the local area aspire to transition from the junior ranks to college tennis. A college education is not the best path for every young person or every young tennis player, however, and some of the greatest tennis players of all time opted to skip...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After dropping its first three matches of the spring season, the Fordham Men's Tennis team came away with its first win, a 4-3 decision over Bucknell at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The win puts Fordham's overall record at 2-5 on the year. The Rams opened the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Queens College men's tennis team will be holding tryouts for experienced players to join its Men's Tennis Team, a Division II varsity sports team. Anyone interested in trying out the men's tennis team should reach out to Acting Head of Student-Athlete Support Services Leanna Taylor at (718) 570...Read more
Ricky Becker
Many people feel overwhelmed when trying to create a list of tennis schools for their child. I have spoken with many who fear that they are missing out on a “diamond in the rough” college. There is a misconception out there that you need to hire a full-fledged recruiting service with all the add-...Read more
Adam Wolfthal
Max Schnur is currently in his junior year at Columbia University and a third year player for the Lions men's tennis team. New York Tennis Magazine caught up with Max following his championship victory at the 2013 National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After winning its first-ever ECC Championship and making their second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance a season ago, the New York Institute of Technology men’s tennis team has been selected as the favorite to capture another ECC title in 2014. NYIT's Nicolas Auruccio (Buenos Aires, Argentina...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
Discover, develop and dedicate! How about completive excellence, having a player who will be a four-year impact player and maintain a GPA above the student body average? Do these attributes resonate with you at all? I should hope so as these are fantastic qualities when reinforced throughout the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that College MatchDay, the nationwide series spotlighting college tennis, will feature 22 matches on 18 different campuses in 2014, 10 of which will be delivered by ESPN3. The series will kick off in Tallahassee, Fla., with the Florida State men hosting Oklahoma on Fri., Feb...Read more