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Carole Blake
I absolutely LOVE playing tennis! My mom was a club tennis champion in Baltimore in the 1930s, and she actually played tennis on the last day of her life at the age of 83. I learned the game at the age of 10 at a summer camp, and I’ve been playing socially ever since. According to Wikipedia, “...Read more
Brent Shearer
You've probably heard by now … the news is out. It's all over the city's public courts, from Central Park to Riverside Park, to my home courts in East River Park, or, as we call it, the East Village Country Club. I'm not a 5.0 on the National Tennis Rating Program’s (NTRP) scale anymore. If I ever...Read more
Marvin Jeffrey
Tennis, over the last few years, has become more enjoyable for me since I stopped competing in tournaments and started playing in USTA league matches. Through tennis, I've met some amazing people with whom I've bonded and have become very good friends with. In 2011, I had a great deal of people...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 year-end NTRP ratings for the current 335,000 USTA League players are scheduled to be published to Tennislink on Monday, Nov. 28. Most players will be maintaining their current levels of play, but for those who see their rating change, we are providing information about why you may have...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inaugural season in 1979, no team based on the South Shore of Long Island has won the Long Island Men's Tennis League (LIMTL). On Aug. 24, that all changed as Inwood Country Club, captained by Lionel Goldberg and co-captained by Jonathan Klee, defeated Cold Spring Valley 4-1 to take the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Considering it was a snowy night, 14 people still showed up for a 90-min., high-paced, cardio tennis workout on Oct. 29th at Roosevelt Island Racquet Center. Attendees showed up in costume to get into the Halloween spirit, as music blasted on three courts and attendees performed dead ball drills...Read more
Deborah-Rose Andrews
The 2011 Adult Spring/Summer season concluded in early August. The Metro Region has Men's and Women's teams in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. Manhattan is the largest league, with 74 teams and 1,292 players who participated in the 2011 Spring/Summer season. This league plays at six different clubs...Read more
Deborah-Rose Andrews
The Mixed-Doubles Regional Playoffs were held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center May 14-15. For the first time, we had teams representing the Bronx. There were 10 matches scheduled for Saturday, May 14. The weather was dreary, but we were hopeful. The first round went smoothly, and...Read more