| By Andrew Eichenholz
James McGee is finding his way in the world of professional tennis. With recent success on the Challenger Circuit, which acts as a second tier for those trying to either break onto the big stage or cling to a career, he has risen to a career high in the rankings, breaking into the top-200 in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Led by singles victories from CiCi Bellis, Tornado Alicia Black, Michael Mmoh and William Blumberg, the United States won both the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals on Sunday in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, sweeping the 16-and-under world team titles for the second time in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one junior CiCi Bellis of Atherton, Calif., who made international headlines with her upset of Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open, and top-15 junior Michael Mmoh of Temple Hills, Md. will lead the United States in the Junior Fed Cup and...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Long Island’s own Noah Rubin was in his third semifinal at the USTA Boys National Championships in the 18-year old division. The first two times, he fell short, failing to reach the final. Up 5-1 in the third set of a grinding battle against the 11th ranked junior player in the world, Michael Mmoh...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern recently hosted its 2014 Junior Awards Gala to honor the top juniors in the Eastern Section. Former professional tennis player and First Vice President of the USTA Katrina Adams was a guest speaker at the event. Adams is the current executive director of the Harlem Junior Tennis and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eighteen-year old Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y. has won the USTA Boys 18s National Championship singles title to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating Sacramento’s Collin Altamirano, the defending champion, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Mich. Rubin, who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Fifteen-year old CiCi Bellis of Atherton, Calif. won the USTA Girls 18s National Championship to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating 16-year old Tornado Alicia Black of Boca Raton, Fla., 6-3, 6-1, at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego. Bellis, the number two-ranked junior in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will hold the 2014 Junior Awards Gala on Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Indoor Hospitality Pavilion to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section. Hailey Stoerback of Saint James, N.Y. is the third place finisher in the Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has announced that it will be accommodating its growing Long Island base of students with a move of its home facility on Long Island to SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport this fall. The flagship JMTA location will remain at SPORTIME Randall's Island, and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Six of the top young American boys and girls tennis players age 14 and under will compete for the U.S. in next week’s World Junior Tennis Finals, Aug. 4-9 in Prostejov, Czech Republic. The boys’ team will consist of Glen Cove, N.Y.’s Steven Sun, who trains with coach Antonio Fernandez; Roscoe...Read more