New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Just because he won four of his six ASICS Easter Bowl matches after dropping the first set--and five total three-setters--doesn’t mean that Gage Brymer enjoys playing in them. “No, I don’t really like them,” was Brymer’s response to a question posed by USTA First Vice President Katrina Adams, who...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A day after a first-round bye, Boys’ 18s top-seeded player Noah Rubin saw his first action at the 2013 ASICS Easter Bowl and got past future USC Trojan Robbie Bellamy, 6-4, 6-0. Rubin was off for eight weeks after suffering a broken right wrist and had his cast removed just three weeks ago and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Brooke Austin just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to draws in Southern California tournaments. Faced with a very tough draw in the Girls 18s Division in four consecutive important ITF events in Southern California over the past two years, the 17-year-old Indianapolis resident survived...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
UCLA recruit Mackenzie McDonald will attempt to become the first Boys 18s back-to-back winner since Grey King in 1971-72 at the 46th annual ASICS Easter Bowl, the nation’s elite junior tennis tournament, April 7-14 at the Sunrise Country Club in Palm Desert, Calif. The ASICS Easter Bowl is a USTA...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For over 35 years the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis has provided world-class tennis instruction to beginning, intermediate, and tournament level players. This summer, Krinsky Tennis is introducing an all new program designed to provide the best training available for top performing juniors...Read more
Adam Wolfthal
Having reached 325th in the world in the WTA Rankings, it’s safe to say that Lena Litvak has seen her share of tennis clubs, but none have her heart quite like Stadium Tennis Center, just a stone’s throw from Yankee Stadium. Lena started playing at Stadium “way back when” in 1997. She has always...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will celebrate the refurbishment and creation of 10,000 youth-sized tennis courts in the United States as part of USTA’s commitment to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. A special celebratory event, Court 10K, will be held on March 19 at the Tamiami...Read more
Lesley Rosenthal
Tennis is a fun and enjoyable sport for all ages. Students 10 years of age and younger are most likely in the beginning stages of their tennis careers. As an instructor, it is essential to ensure that students in this age bracket start learning important fundamentals of the game. By following a 10...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that USTA Player Development is expanding its training program at the National Training Center-East at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., hiring Erik Kortland as National Coach, Junior Development, to coach players in a new “Feeder Program”...Read more
Adam Wolfthal
From the moment you meet Jennifer Bright, it is obvious that she is not like most others her age. She knows her skills, sets her goals high, and does what it takes to achieve them. Whether it's spending an extra 10 minutes at the end of a tennis practice working on her down the line backhand, or...Read more