New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Bronx Science Boys Wolverines won its season opener on Monday afternoon, defeating Eleanor Roosevelt 5-0 at Mill Pond Park. The Wolverines won each of the five matches, three singles and two doubles, without dropping a set. Freshman Lantis Wang led the way at first singles with a 10-3 victory...Read more
Brian Coleman
New York City Boys High School Preview The Beacon Blue Demons have dominated the boys landscape in New York City’s “A” Division the last couple of years, and will look to repeat as city champions again this season. Last season, the Blue Demons upended Cardozo in the NYC Championship 5-0. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The NYJTL Mayor’s Cup, the largest interscholastic tennis event in the United States, returned to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., crowning 14 team and individual champions and awarding eight prestigious Marion & Jacob Javits College Scholarships...Read more
John Brennan
Unfortunately, very few certified tennis professionals coach high school tennis. If they committed to coaching at the high school level and recognized the privilege it truly is, I believe they would become better tennis instructors. When you coach a team, you have a variety of levels to develop, a...Read more
Adam Wolfthal
The 26th Annual Mayor’s Cup hosted by the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), came to a close on Sunday, June 9, as more than 600 students competed in the nine-day tournament. The Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships, is the largest interscholastic tennis event in the United...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 100 high school student-athletes from across the USTA Eastern region showed off their talent and learned about a wide range of opportunities to play collegiate tennis on Nov. 11 at USTA Eastern’s 26th Annual College Showcase Day. The event, which was held at Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Pensacola Futures Championships tournament, which features a $10,000 prize purse, is a USTA-sanctioned event that draws players from around the world with hopes of advancing into the higher tiers of the professional circuit. The tournament is in its third year at the Roger Scott Tennis Center...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer shrugged off a rare medical time-out to defeat Xavier Malisse, 7-6 (7), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 on Monday to reach a 33rd successive Grand Slam quarter-final. Federer now goes on to face either Russian 26th seed Mikhail Youzhny or Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan for a...Read more
Michael Sarro
Becky Shtilkind Becky Shtilkind’s tennis career has been all about progression. Every year, she and her team continue to improve upon the previous season. Since joining the Leon M. Goldstein team as a freshman, she has played number one singles for all four years. “It has been very tough...Read more
Jessica Stiles
The New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) hosted the 25th Annual Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center from June 2-10. The Mayor’s Cup Championships, presented by Reliance Communications, is the largest scholastic tennis event in the...Read more