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
Adam Wolfthal
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. is hosting the Nesquik “Little Mo” International Open, Aug. 19-25. The “Little Mo” is an international tennis tournament for boys and girls ages 8-12 which is part of a series of tennis tournaments put on throughout the United States by the Maureen...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the names of six boys and eight girls who have been offered wild card entries into the 2012 U.S. Open Boys and Girls singles championships. Two additional boys main draw wild cards are pending. The U.S. Open Junior Championships will be played Sept. 2-9 at the USTA Billie...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern and the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program have joined together to host a free10 & Under Tennis Play Day on Sunday, Aug. 19, as a part of Harlem Week. In its 38th year, Harlem offers various events throughout the summer where over two million people participate. Harlem's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Eight boys and girls, ranging in age from seven to 16, were introduced this week as winners of full or partial scholarships to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Each were among approximately 170 participants ages six through 17 in an open tryout on July 21, and the eight were honored on-court...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the SmashZone Mobile Tour will be part of the Jackson Heights Play Street at Travers Park in Jackson Heights (34th Avenue and 78th Street) on Aug. 11 from noon to 6:00 p.m. The SmashZone Mobile Tour engages audiences by introducing them to the game in a fun and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Junior tennis players from across USTA Eastern are getting a chance to improve their games and learn about careers in tennis this week, as they receive coaching from top tennis executives and two former professional tennis players, Rodney Harmon and Leslie Allen, at the Section’s 14th Annual Camp A...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In September of 2010, John McEnroe opened the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) in New York City at the Sportime Randall's Island Tennis Center in Manhattan. Sportime Randall's Island is the flagship location for the Academy and for Sportime's 13 clubs. The John McEnroe Tennis Academy was...Read more