| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Wimbledon Junior Champion and Long Island native Noah Rubin and 2013 U.S. Open Junior finalist Tornado Alicia Black will headline the top American juniors accepted into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Open Junior Championships, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated the sixth-seeded Stefan Kozlov in three tough sets that lasted over two hours 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Boys Junior Wimbledon Championship on Sunday. The 18-year-old Rubin came to Wimbledon having played just one other junior event this season, the Junior French...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced that it will grant 49 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $330,000. Among those receiving scholarships are Long Island’s Cory Seltman of Dix Hills, N.Y. and Claudia Ruiz of Glen Head, N.Y. Both...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday morning, local junior Noah Rubin advanced to the semifinals of the Junior Wimbledon Championships with a big win against Holland's Tim Van Rijthoven. The match was tightly contested throughout, but in the end, Rubin pulled through two tie-breakers to win 7-6, 7-6 and advance to the semis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a battle of top American juniors, Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated seventh-seeded Francis Tiafoe of College Park, Md. 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the Wimbledon Juniors Quarterfinals. Rubin's serve was a big weapon for him on the day on the fast grass courts of the All-England Club. He had...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Most high-school aged kids who are thinking about playing collegiate tennis have heard about the hyped college video. Who needs the video? What should be on the video? When should prospective schools be sent? These are always amongst the first questions people ask me when I meet with them...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top American juniors Francis Tiafoe (16) of College Park, Md.; Stefan Kozlov (16) of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; CiCi Bellis (15) of Atherton, Calif.; and Tornado Alicia Black (16) of Boca Raton, Fla. will lead the Americans accepted into the main draw of the Wimbledon Junior Championships, June 28-July...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
Eighteen-year-old Zain Ali is an incredible tennis player, and if you saw him at work, you’d remember his game for a long time. But if you take the time to sit down and speak with him and his father, you’ll remember more than just his tennis game. Zain and his father, Afzal Ali, are an example of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2014 Long Island Winter Junior Team Tennis season ended with two exciting weekends of competition. More than 150 players on 23 teams competed in three different Divisions. World Gym Setauket swept all three Divisions, winning the 12 & Under, 14 & Under, and 18 & Under Divisons...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States has qualified for the world finals in all four junior team events this past weekend– The Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas (16-and-under) and boys’ and girls’ World Junior Tennis (14-and-under) – at the North/Central American and Caribbean Final in Montreal,...Read more