September 2, 2014
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. 

August 11, 2014
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.

August 11, 2014
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.

August 8, 2014
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.

August 6, 2014
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 SPORTIME Bethpage will remain a valuable Academy resource.

July 30, 2014
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.

July 23, 2014
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 Center in Flushing, N.Y.

July 7, 2014
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.

July 7, 2014
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 Cory and Claudia will be playing tennis for the Sacred Heart University Pioneers in the fall.

July 4, 2014
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.

July 3, 2014
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.

June 19, 2014
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. Hopefully, this article will clarify some of the information.

June 10, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Two local New Yorkers in boys’ singles qualifying for the Wimbledon Junior Championship include 18-year-old Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y. and 17-year-old Dennis Uspensky of Atlantic Beach, N.Y., who will also be joined by 16-year-old Taylor Fritz of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

June 9, 2014
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. 

May 22, 2014
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.

May 12, 2014
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, Canada.

May 1, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y. will be joined by Andrew Fenty (14, Washington, D.C.) and Keenan Mayo (14, Roseville, Calif.) to represent the United States at the World Junior Tennis competition (14-and-under) North/Central American and Caribbean Final, set for May 8-10 in Montreal, Canada.

April 30, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

John McEnroe Tennis Academy Scholarship Tryouts will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, located on Randall’s Island, One Randall’s Island in New York, N.Y. 

April 14, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

April 7, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It’s a new-look ASICS Easter Bowl in 2014, as the annual junior tennis tournament has plenty of changes in store once play begins this week.

March 28, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

With summer right around the corner, we present the area’s top tennis camp destinations and what they have to offer your child for the summer of 2014.

March 26, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Each year, the USTA/Eastern LI Region selects winners for awards in many categories and recognizes the accomplishments of the area's top players over the past year. Award winners will receive their award at the USTA LI Awards Dinner, set for Tuesday, April 29 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Long Island Tennis Magazine would like to congratulate all of the winners on their tennis achievements.

March 24, 2014
By Miguel Cervantes III

Long Island has seen some phenomenal high level juniors enjoying success on court, but what happens to them after high school? It can’t be all rackets and tournaments for them, can it? Do they go on and play tennis in college? 

March 11, 2014
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that the U.S. Open National Playoffs will be held for the fifth season this year, expanding the footprint of the U.S. Open to cities nationwide by providing the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a berth into the U.S. Open. The USTA Eastern Section will host their Playoffs from June 8-14 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.