New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The tennis community lost one of its best people recently, as Sol Schwartz passed away at the age of 46. Schwartz was a manager and buyer at Holabird Sports, and dedicated his time and efforts to the sport of tennis, pushing his initiative #SaveCollegeTennis, while also helping the Long Island...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is a joint initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA) and USTA Eastern Metro Region. The League is divided into three levels of play, Intermediate (3.0-3.5), Advanced Intermediate (4.0) and Advanced (4.5...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Eastern Metro Region supports Delete Blood Cancer Credit all photos to Eric Vitale The USTA Eastern Metro Region was happy to support the Delete Blood Cancer Second Annual “Game, Set, Match for Life” tennis event at Sportime Randall's Island in February. Attendees helped raise enough funds to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Metro partners with Friends of South Oxford Park on community tennis festival Credit photos to Pablo Sierra The USTA Eastern Metro Region Board recently partnered with the Friends of South Oxford Park Inc. to organize a community tennis festival for kids. Metro Board member Mel Swanson took...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) launched its flagship facility, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, in Crotona Park in the South Bronx with a ribbon-cutting and celebration. The event drew hundreds of names from the worlds of tennis, fashion, government and civic...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In 1953, Maureen Connolly was the first woman to win the Grand Slam in tennis history. More often known by her nickname “Little Mo,” she is still the only American woman to have accomplished this magnificent feat and the youngest at the age of 18. To honor her memory, the Maureen Connolly Brinker...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the following 10 players who are on their way to winning the "Little Mo" Slam and taking home the tallest trophy ever given in junior tennis at six-feet tall. Local nine-year-old Samuel Zeitlin from Brooklyn, N.Y. was the winner of the Boy’s 9 Division. The second leg will be...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will hold its A nnual Summer Gala with the Stars—a celebration featuring music, dancing, dining, gondola rides and magicians—at The Boathouse in Central Park on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The Summer Gala begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres,...Read more
Herbert Glenn
The inaugural New York Open professional tennis championships were held at the historic West Side Tennis Club (where the U..S Open was founded) in 2013. To increase access to the general public and provide free tickets to fans, Tennis in New York Inc., the non-profit running the tournament, moved...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Lacoste Junior Tennis Academy returns for its 30th season this summer, and will hold tryouts for the Academy on May 16 from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Run by the City Parks Foundation, the Academy has helped develop...Read more