New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Long Island satellite location at Sportime Syosset will be hosting an open tryout, giving players an opportunity to earn full and partial scholarships for the 2018-19 year. The tryouts are open to players ages 6-16, and will be held on Sunday, June 17 at...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
The 30th annual NYJTL Mayor’s Cup will be presented by Disney culminating on June 9 with distribution by First Book of 20,000 free books to the Bronx community and schools.
Press Release
The 30th annual NYJTL Mayor’s Cup will be presented by Disney culminating on June 9 with distribution by First Book of 20,000 free books to the Bronx community and schools. Disney’s support of the NYJTL Mayor’s Cup, which is a free tennis tournament attracting entries from 800 New York City youth,...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
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today it will sponsor an exciting new Junior TeamTennis (JTT) event, the Empire Cup, in partnership with WTT Community Tennis.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today it will sponsor an exciting new Junior TeamTennis (JTT) event, the Empire Cup, in partnership with WTT Community Tennis. On Saturday, June 2, the most competitive tennis programs from all five boroughs of New York City will convene at the USTA...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2018 Mayor’s Cup will mark the 30 th straight year that New York Junior Tennis & Learning has hosted the tournament, the largest interscholastic tennis tournament in the country. More than 600 participants representing 160 private, public and parochial schools in New York City compete in...Read more
Brian Coleman
When she was just five-years-old in her native South Africa, Liezel Huber’s mother put a tennis racket in her hand for the first time. From that moment on, Huber was in love with tennis, and throughout her life, has used the sport as a vehicle to give back and help others. She now does so as the...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more
Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more