November 8, 2016
By Brian Coleman

USTA Eastern hosted its annual College Showcase Day at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y., bringing together high school-aged players from the Eastern Section and college coaches from across the country in order to ease the difficult process of college recruiting.

October 28, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will host its 30th Annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, along with college coaches.

September 2, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), recently honored the 10 winners of the 18th Annual NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest at the Yale Club in New York City. Fourteen-year-old Sophia Schutte of Thomaston, N.Y. was one of the 10 winners. 

August 9, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA today announced generational icon and cultural legend Phil Collins will perform during the Opening Night Ceremonies for the 2016 US Open on the evening of Monday, August 29, in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.  The performance, Collins’ first major public appearancein six years, will be televised live by ESPN2 in the United States and by a host of international broadcasters around the world.

July 19, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will be hosting a Play Like The Pros event in August, as junior players of all ages will have an opportunity to compete in a World TeamTennis-style format on August 6-7.

July 13, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Eastern Long Island Region hosted its annual Nassau County Kids Day on Monday morning at Engineer’s Country Club in Roslyn, as kids from various camps and organizations hit the tennis courts for a free day of fun. 

May 18, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that long-time retail marketing expert Amy Choyne has been named USTA Chief Marketing Officer. Choyne will begin in the position on May 31 and will report to USTA Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Gordon Smith.

May 4, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Last night, the USTA Eastern Long Island Region held its 26th Annual Awards Dinner at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, N.Y. The Long Island tennis community came out to celebrate what was another successful year of tennis here on Long Island in 2015 and to honor players, coaches, volunteers, business owners and others who continue to make the sport successful and accessible in our community.

May 3, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Welcome to the 26th Annual U.S. Tennis Association Eastern Long Island Awards Dinner. On behalf of the volunteers on the Long Island Regional Board of Directors, it is our pleasure to host this terrific celebration of the wonderful achievements of 2015.

March 29, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House took place on Tuesday, the final one of the Obama administration. 

March 29, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern Long Island region is celebrating the achievements of its members and member organizations at the Annual Long Island Region Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 3 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place.

March 14, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that former WTA Chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster has been named chief executive of Professional Tennis for the USTA. Allaster will report to USTA Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Gordon Smith.

March 2, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA announced on Wednesday that the US Open National Playoffs will be held for the seventh season this year, expanding the footprint of the US Open to cities nationwide by providing the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a berth into all five draws at the US Open. Tennis players of all levels can compete in men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles.

March 1, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced that it will be hosting youth and family tennis events throughout the month of March in  celebration of World Tennis Day on March 8. The USTA is partnering with tennis facilities, parks and clubs nationwide to introduce tennis to the youth and family audience, while providing a platform to register for spring and summer programs.

February 26, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Junior Tennis Foundation (JTF) will recognize four integral members of the tennis community on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 7 p.m. during the 29th Annual Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame celebration at the Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. 

February 22, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Jenny Schnitzer, of Slate Hill, New York, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State.  This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.

February 11, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Long Island Region will honor many special people within the Nassau and Suffolk tennis communities at its 26th Annual Awards Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

February 8, 2016
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will be hosting its 26th annual Awards Dinner this spring and is currently holding nominations for the 21 prestigious awards it gives out.

November 9, 2015
By Brian Coleman

USTA Eastern is ushering in a new era, as the association welcomes Jenny Schnitzer as its newest executive director and chief operations officer. Schnitzer will bring her two-decade plus experience to the table in the hopes of uniting the tennis community in the Eastern Section, and giving back to the sport that has given her so much in her lifetime.

November 5, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced three moves for the executive staff at the new USTA National Campus which is being constructed in Orlando, Fla. Kurt Kamperman will become chief executive of Community Tennis and USTA National Campus; Craig Morris has been hired as general manager of Community Tennis and Youth Tennis; and Tim Cass has been hired as general manager of the USTA National Campus.

October 22, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA has announced the launch of the Australian Open Wild Card Challenge. The Wild Card Challenge, in its second year, will utilize the USTA Pro Circuit to award wild cards into the 2016 Australian Open.

October 16, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association has announced a broad professional development initiative that will help prepare the next generation of tennis providers including tennis professionals, coaches, and administrators. Titled USTA University (USTAU), the program will offer curricula in tennis, management, hospitality and sport science.

September 9, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The USTA recently held a youth tennis exhibition to generate awareness of the importance of multi-sport participation in creating a lifelong enjoyment of sports–ultimately, empowering future generations of children to stay healthy and active.

August 13, 2015
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

USTA Eastern will hold the 2015 Junior Awards Gala on Monday, Aug. 31 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.