New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Students from across New York City will compete in New York Junior Tennis & Learning ’s 28 th Annual Mayors Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships – the premier event for scholastic tennis players in the city – from June 4-12 . For more than 40 years, NYJTL has provided year-round activities...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion William Blumberg and 15-year-old Southern California resident Claire Liu are among the favorites to win the 12 th annual USTA International Spring Championships starting this weekend at StubHub Center, home of the USTA Training Center – West. But it’s a pair of Florida residents...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Girls 16s Winter National Championships recently concluded in Scottsdale, Ariz., and a pair of New Yorkers captured the doubles title. The third seeded team of Brookyln, N.Y.’s Dasha Kourkina & Michelle Sorokko of Little Neck, N.Y. held on to defeat the second-seeded Texas duo of...Read more
Scoop Malinowski
Paula Badosa Gibert won the French Open girls title earlier this summer, and is currently ranked 229th in the world. Born in New York City, Badosa Gibert resides in Valencia, Spain, and recently sat down with tennis journalist Mark “Scoop” Malinowski to talk about everything from her tennis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn hosted its second annual QuickStart tournament on Saturday as the club continues to grow its junior development program. The tournament broke the kids up into an Advanced and Beginner divisions, with round-robin play to determine who would reach the semifinals and finals...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion and US Open girls’ finalist Sofia Kenin (17, Pembroke Pines, Fla.) headlines a talented Girls’ 18s field at next week’s Metropolia Orange Bowl at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Fla. that includes 2015 Grand Slam junior champions Dalma Galfi (US Open; Hungary),...Read more
Brian Coleman
New Jersey’s Alexa Noel recently celebrated her 13th birthday, but don’t let that number fool you. Noel is already one of the top juniors in the country, and is striving for more as her young career continues. Her love and talent for the sport were evident at an early age. “I started playing tennis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that eight-time Grand Slam champion Ivan Lendl will be working with its player development program over the course of about 50 days over the next year. “I enjoy working with younger players. You can form them and help them the most,” Lendl told The Associated Press. “It’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In the 2015 U.S. Open Girls Singles final, American Sofia Kenin fell to second-seeded Dalma Galfi of Hungary, 7-5, 6-4. Kenin began her fortnight earlier than Galfi, as her win in Kalamazoo, Mich. earned her a main draw wildcard, where she lost to Mariana Duque-Mariño in straight sets. In juniors,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one-ranked junior Taylor Fritz of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. captured the U.S. Open Boys Singles title on Sunday, defeating fellow countryman and number five seed Tommy Paul, 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-2, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Fritz joins Paul, who beat Fritz in the...Read more