New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the second straight year, Oyster Bay’s Julia Elbaba captured the women’s singles title at the U.S. Open National Playoffs Eastern Sectionals, defeating Briarcliff Manor’s Rachel Lim 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 in Thursday’s final. Elbaba got off to a slow start in this match and struggled to find her rhythm...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern recently hosted "I Am Tennis" at Queens College Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y. in celebration of Asian-American Heritage Month. Approximately 120 people of all ages and levels from the Queens, N.Y. area participated in the three-hour event. Free food was provided for those in attendance...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Eastern Metro Region supports Delete Blood Cancer Credit all photos to Eric Vitale The USTA Eastern Metro Region was happy to support the Delete Blood Cancer Second Annual “Game, Set, Match for Life” tennis event at Sportime Randall's Island in February. Attendees helped raise enough funds to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This week marks the opening of the indoor season at New York Junior Tennis & Learning’s (NYJTL) Cary Leeds Center, with the bubbles going up at Crotona Park for the first time. The two five-court bubbles were inflated earlier this month at NYJTL’s flagship facility and will remain on-site until...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, Aug. 30 at Central Park, Lacoste celebrated the 3rd Annual City Parks Foundation Free Pro Clinic, hosted by Lacoste brand ambassador Murphy Jensen. Several of Lacoste’s star players were on hand, including Timea Bacsinszky (#14), David Goffin (#15), Yung-Jan & Hao-Ching Chan (#16...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted a Benefit Night this past week, bringing out stars of the tennis world for exhibition matches raising money for the Academy. In front of a packed crowd at Sportime Randall’s Island, 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal took on all-time great Lleyton...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Some of New York City’s premier celebrity chefs stepped out of the kitchen and onto the tennis courts of City View Racquet Club in Long Island City for a day of tennis, food and an overall good time. Put on by AYS Sports Marketing as a part of the Taste of Tennis Week, the Celebrity Chef Tennis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 3rd Annual Mats Wilander Foundation & debra of America Tennis Pro-Am will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the historic grass courts of West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City. Play with Mats Wilander and Cameron Lickle of Wilander on...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In 1953, Maureen Connolly was the first woman to win the Grand Slam in tennis history. More often known by her nickname “Little Mo,” she is still the only American woman to have accomplished this magnificent feat and the youngest at the age of 18. To honor her memory, the Maureen Connolly Brinker...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA, in conjunction with Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of the U.S. Open, has announced that it will unveil its first-ever pop-up restaurant at Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 12, serving free U.S. Open signature dishes and offering special giveaways to the public. The U.S...Read more