June 5, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Noah Rubin continued his impressive play in Paris with a straight set 6-2, 6-3 upset win against the 15th seed from Italy, Stefano Napolitano, in the second round of the French Open Juniors.
June 4, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated Jorge Brian Panta Herreros of Peru, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of the 2012 French Open Juniors on Sunday. He will now face Stefano Napolitano of Italy, the 15th seed, in the second round. Noah traveled to Roland Garros with his coach, Lawrence Kleger of Sportime, and his father/coach Eric Rubin.
May 31, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the eight girls and seven boys who have been accepted into the main draw and the qualifying draw at the 2012 Roland Garros Junior French Championships. The main draw will be played June 3-10 at Roland Garros in Paris; qualifying will be played May 31-June 1. Among the group is Rockville Centre, N.Y.'s Noah Rubin. Rubin is ranked a career-high 17th and reached the semifinals at both the USTA International Spring Championships and the Easter Bowl.
May 25, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is a interview conducted with Patrick McEnroe and the top women's junior player in the United States, Taylor Townsend of Stockbridge, Ga. Taylor swept the singles and doubles title at the Australian Open in January, the first American to do that at a Junior Slam since Lindsay Davenport at the 1992 U.S. Open.
May 23, 2012
By Adam Wolfthal

On May 18, Sportime Syosset Master Professional Sandra Nunez hosted 10 & Under Tennis Romanian National Coach Alexandru Pop-Moldovan and Doru Murariu, fitness director from Tennis Players Fitness Institute for a demonstration at Syosset Sportime.

May 21, 2012
By Steve Abbondondelo
The 2012 Long Island Winter Junior Team Tennis season ended after two exciting weekends of competition. On April 28th, Point Set Racquet Club’s (Oceanside, N.Y.) 14 & Under intermediate team captained by David Nisenson, prevailed in the round robin to be crowned champions.
May 2, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the U.S. Junior Fed Cup and U.S. Junior Davis Cup (16-and-under) teams and both the boys’ and girls’ World Junior Tennis teams (14-and-under) won the North/Central America & Caribbean Regional Championships this weekend to qualify for the 2012 World Finals. The Regional Championships were held in Merida, Mexico. All four teams went an undefeated 3-0 en route to winning their regional titles.
April 24, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Taylor Townsend, a 16-year-old from Stockbridge, Ga., who trains full-time at the USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., became the top-ranked junior in the ITF World Junior Rankings ...
April 20, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the Junior Davis Cup (16-and-under) and Junior Fed Cup (16-and-under) by BNP Paribas and the World Junior Tennis Competition (14-and-under) North/Central American and Caribbean Championships.
April 16, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Taylor Townsend of Stockbridge, Ga., captured the Girls 18s singles title at the 2012 Easter Bowl ITF Tennis Championships on Saturday, and Mackenzie McDonald of Piedmont, Calif., won the Boys 18s title on Sunday.
April 12, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
At the 2012 Easter Bowl at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, Calif., 14-year-old Stefan Kozlov of Pembroke Pines, Fla., defeated local player Dennis Uspensky of Atlantic Beach, N.Y, 6-4, 6-3, to move into the third round of the event.
April 11, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Boys 18 Division began play on Tuesday at the 2012 Easter Bowl, as both the number one and two seeds, Mitchell Krueger of Aledo, Texas and Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y., respectively, scored straight-set wins at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The second seeded Rubin was a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Nick Wood of Knoxville, Tenn.
April 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper and partner of the French Open, has announced the United States’ participants for the 2012 Longines Future Tennis Aces—On the Road to the French Open U.S. qualifying tournament.
April 6, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper and partner of the French Open, has announced that 16 junior female tennis players from the United States ages 12-and-under will compete in a one-day Longines Future Tennis Aces–On the Road to the French Open qualifying tournament ...
March 29, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced a series of reforms to the National Junior Tournament Schedule designed to make the system more efficient, effective and affordable for current players and those who will enter the pipeline through the association’s 10 & Under Tennis initiative.
March 5, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Services is offering a new Saturday training program for junior players designed to introduce new players to the game of tennis and prepare those with some experience for tournament and team play. The affordably-priced Early Training Program, offered at a price of $100 per child (with a 10 percent discount for the second child in the same family) for 10 two-hour sessions weekly, is available for children ages five through 18.
February 21, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
As part of their ongoing partnership, the USTA and Nickelodeon have announced the launch of the “Tennis Really Rocks” sweepstakes. One lucky kid will win the grand prize—a trip for four to New York to attend Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the annual kick-off event to the U.S. Open ...
February 7, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Shanice Arthur of Glen Head, N.Y. received the Edith Martin Girls 14 Sportsmanship Award at the USTA Eastern Section Annual Awards Reception.
February 6, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jonathan Klee of East Rockaway received the USTA League Award at the USTA Eastern Section’s annual awards program. Klee has served for more than four years as chairman of the USTA Eastern League Grievance Committee.
February 3, 2012
By Michael Sarro
As one of the largest non-for profit organizations in the world, the USTA is driven by many dedicated individuals who donate their time and effort to help develop and grow the sport we all love. In having so many willing volunteers, the USTA holds workshops to help instill in their volunteers the core values they should be coaching to their tennis students as well as recognizes them for their hard work and dedication.
January 30, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Taylor Townsend, a 15-year-old from Stockbridge, Ga., defeated 17-year-old Russian Yulia Putintseva, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to win the 2012 Australian Open Girls Singles Title. Earlier, Townsend partnered with 15-year-old Gabrielle Andrews of Pomona, Calif., to win the 2012 Australian Open Girls Doubles title.
January 18, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has named the 10 girls and four boys who have been accepted into the main draw and the qualifying draw at the 2012 Australian Open Junior Championships. Among those selected is Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y. who is in the qualifying draw to compete in the Australian Junior Open which commences later in the tournament.
January 11, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that the 33rd season of the USTA Pro Circuit began with two clay-court events in Florida—the $10,000 men’s Futures in Plantation, Fla., and the $25,000 women’s event in Innisbrook, Fla.
January 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday night Long Island's Noah Rubin downed the number five seed, Connor Farren of Northern California, in three sets 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to win an all-American final at the 48th Copa del Café in Costa Rica. Rubin and Farren had played in late 2011 when Rubin had beaten the 17-year-old convincingly 6-2, 6-1 in a quarterfinals match, but this match was far more competitive.