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
Madison Square Garden was filled with excitement on Nov. 5th as tennis legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Patrick Rafter and Pete Sampras competed in the PowerShares Series. The hype at one local tennis club was building for weeks prior to the event, as the Yonkers Tennis Center was asked to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that the U.S. Junior Fed Cup team of Taylor Townsend (Stockbridge, Ga.), Louisa Chirico (Harrison, N.Y.) and Gabrielle Andrews (Pomona, Calif.) captured the championship at the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Final on Sunday in Barcelona, Spain, defeating Russia, 3-0, in the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top juniors who will compete on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup teams in the World Finals of the 16-and-under versions of Davis Cup and Fed Cup, Sept. 25-30 in Barcelona, Spain. Noah Rubin (Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Stefan Kozlov (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) and...Read more
Eric Faro
Tennis is becoming an increasingly international sport every year. Though it is more readily available, there are still many noticeable differences in the background of the junior athletes being developed all over the globe. I took some time to interview three former top junior players from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that its hosting thousands of USTA Free Tennis Play Days in celebration of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play throughout the country in an effort to get kids active and involved in tennis during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September. USTA Free Tennis Play...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has posted the names of the players who will be participating in their Junior Fed Cup and Junior Davis Cup 16-and-Under competitions, Sept. 25-30 in Barcelona, Spain. This is the first year the tournament has been held in Spain, after four years in San Luis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Samantha Crawford of Atlanta, Ga. captured the 2012 U.S. Open Girls Junior Championship with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over 12th-seeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sunday. Crawford, who currently trains at the USTA National Training Center in...Read more
USTA Eastern Section
USTA Eastern will honor 27 junior players on Aug. 27 at the at the Indoor Training Center of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for their outstanding performance in Sectional Tournaments and provide them with free grounds passes to see the best players in the world compete on Opening...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
While the pros are preparing for the 2012 U.S. Open, more than 75 beginner level tennis players, ages eight to 16, competed in the final rounds of City Parks Foundation’s Novice Tennis Tournament. The youngsters, who learned to play tennis this summer in parks across the five boroughs through free...Read more