Ricky Becker
" Back in the day,” people were never home-schooled to play tennis. Back a “half-day ago,” it was done by a select few who had a slightly reasonable chance to make a living as a professional tennis player. It was considered putting all of your eggs in one basket. But what about today? Home...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After inclement weather not only moved Sunday's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championship match out of Cary, N.C., and indoors to Wake Forest's indoor tennis complex, Duke rallied back from a lost doubles point to win four singles matches, defeat rival North Carolina, 4-2, and claim its 17th ACC...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that co-ed intramural and sport club tennis teams representing 64 colleges and universities across the country have qualified for the 2012 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship to be played in Cary, N.C., April 12-14. Six schools will be making their debut at the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Syracuse University tennis team is ranked 52nd this week in the latest ITA national poll, while the senior duo of Emily Harman & Alessondra Parra have cracked the doubles rankings for the first time this season, checking in at 53rd. Harman & Parra, a relatively new tandem, have played...Read more
Bennett Kelly
The Fordham Men’s Tennis team caught the attention of Atlantic 10 conference foes during the fall semester by storming to a 6-0 record backed by strong performances in all matches, winning all but one by 7-0 shutouts. Through six early spring semester matches, the Rams’ record now stands at 10-2...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Syracuse University Women's Tennis team has defeated the Yale Bulldogs to advance to 39th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings. The Orange has defeated the highest-ranked opponent in the program history, 4-3, against the Bulldogs, and has jumped up to the school's highest ranking to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
SUNY Oneonta Director of Athletics Tracey Ranieri has announced that Long Island native Lonnie Mitchel has been selected as the interim tennis coach effective immediately. Mitchel replaces Bill May, who resigned earlier this month to take the head coaching position for men and women's tennis at...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top American collegians selected to represent the United States in the Sixth Annual Master’U BNP Paribas, an international collegiate team competition held Dec. 8-11 in Rouen, France. The event features eight teams composed of college and university players from around...Read more
Ricky Becker
At this point in my college consulting career, each of my consults fall into one of a few categories. For example, many consults are with parents of freshmen in high school who want to know whether their child should make an academic or athletic run through college doors. Other clients want to know...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each November, along with countless other student athletes, the country’s top tennis-playing high school seniors determine their collegiate futures on National Signing Day. Among the players from the class of 2012 who have committed to colleges includes reigning Easter Bowl Champion Kyle McPhillips...Read more