February 28, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Melanie Rubin was named Long Island Regional Volunteer of the Year at the recent Annual USTA Eastern Section 2012 Awards Dinner in White Plains, N.Y. Rubin is the community outreach coordinator for the Long Island Regional Board, bringing 10 & Under Tennis to street fairs and community events.
February 26, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Lori D’Antonio has been named Special Service Award winner at the Annual USTA Eastern Section 2012 Awards Dinner in White Plains, N.Y. Lori works behind the scenes to promote tennis on Long Island.
February 25, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jacki Binder of Merrick, N.Y. received the USTA Eastern Section’s 2012 Press Service Award at the Section’s Annual Awards Dinner. Binder is not a tennis player but a dedicated tennis volunteer.
February 22, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Section has named Ed Wolfarth of Syosset, N.Y. as its 2012 Leslie J. FitzGibbon Tennis Man of the Year at the Annual Eastern Section Awards Dinner, the evening’s highest honor. The Leslie J. FitzGibbon Tennis Man of the Year designation is awarded to a male USTA Eastern volunteer in recognition of long and outstanding service to tennis in the Section.
February 20, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will host its 23rd Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 and is now accepting nominations for several of its awards. The Annual Awards Dinner is an opportunity for the LI Region to recognize the achievements of individuals, facilities and organizations who have gone above and beyond, both on the court and off.
February 15, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sunny Fishkind of Bethpage, N.Y. was been named 2012 Clinician of the Year by the USTA Eastern Section at its Annual Awards Dinner. Fishkind has had a long and outstanding career as a tennis clinician.
February 8, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region is pleased to announce that its slate of executive officers, headed by Daniel Burgess, president, has been re-elected to a second two-year term by the members of the Long Island Region. All officers and members of the Regional Board are volunteers.
January 4, 2013
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will honor 38 juniors, adults, and organizations on Jan. 26, 2013, as the section holds its Annual Awards Luncheon and Dinner at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y.
December 26, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region has announced that the latest issue of its quarterly digital newsletter, "On the Ball: News from LI," is now available.
November 19, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region, along with United Way of Long Island, will hold the Second Annual Club & Corporate Tennis Challenge Fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Port Washington Tennis Academy, located at 100 Harbor Road in Port Washington, N.Y.
November 13, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 100 high school student-athletes from across the USTA Eastern region showed off their talent and learned about a wide range of opportunities to play collegiate tennis on Nov. 11 at USTA Eastern’s 26th Annual College Showcase Day.
November 7, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced donations of goods and money to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts totaling more than $400,000. Clothing, bottled water and other beverages, and needed supplies such as shampoos and soap, were collected from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center ...
October 24, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA, in partnership with the USTA Eastern Long Island Region, Nassau County and the U.S. Professional Tennis Association joined together at Eisenhower Park Tennis Courts for the First Annual Military PlayDay to thank military families and veterans for their service and sacrifice.
October 17, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 College Tennis Showcase will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Saw Mill Club, located 77 Kensico Drive in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. Among those scheduled to appear is Eric Butorac, a professional tennis player and doubles specialist who has won 13 pro titles, having been ranked as high as ninth in the world in doubles.
October 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Baldwin Tennis Club took first place in the First Annual DOTS Invitational tennis tournament, a new kids tennis program designed to be a first introduction to match play in a less competitive format. Created by HD Tennis, Syosset, the first DOTS event took place at Cantiague Park in Hicksville and brought together teams from HD Tennis, Baldwin Tennis Club and Long Island Tennis and Learning Services, Freeport.
October 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Nominating Committee has announced the nomination of David A. Haggerty as USTA Chairman of the Board and President to serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2013. Haggerty has served on the USTA Board of Directors for six years and is currently completing a two-year term as First Vice President.
October 8, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will join with United Way of Long Island to host the Second Annual Club & Corporate Tennis Challenge, raising funds for recreational and rehabilitative tennis programs for returning military personnel and their families. The fundraiser/tennis tournament will take place Sunday, Dec. 9 from 4:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. at Port Washington Tennis Academy, located at 100 Harbor Road in Port Washington, NY 11050.
October 4, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 College Tennis Showcase will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Saw Mill Club, located 77 Kensico Drive in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. The College Tennis Showcase is an event to help players learn more about the college tennis process and connect better with college coaches ...
October 3, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region has had a busy start to the fall season, giving 10-and-under lessons to hundreds of kids attending several street fairs around town. The Region brought its 10-and-under courts, balls, racquets and other equipment to the Merrick Fair, Bellmore Family Street Festival and Town of Hempstead Family Festival by the Sea, and introduced participants to the sport of a lifetime.
September 27, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Beach Tennis Center (LBTC) invites kids to its USTA Play Day/Tennis Carnival on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. The event will feature on-court skill building, games, raffles and prizes for newcomers to the sport, as well as those already enrolled in Junior Development programs.
September 26, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region will be hosting a tennis clinic for kids 10 and under at the tennis courts at Lido Beach during the Town of Hempstead's Family Festival by the Sea, set for this Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Lido Beach Town Park, located at 630 Lido Boulevard in Lido Beach, N.Y.
September 25, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Local children spent a fun day on the courts at Malverne High School at Long Island Kids Rally Day, presented by the USTA Eastern Long Island Region and benefitting the USTA National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Program.
September 14, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern Section has joined USTA National in an effort to thank our nation’s veterans for giving so much to insure our freedom. Surrounding this Veterans Day, park and recreation departments across the country will be teaming up with local USTA organization members to host Military Family Tennis Play Days on community courts across the country.
September 12, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Junior tennis players ages 10 and under are invited to a USTA Eastern Long Island Family & Friends Free Play Day this Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 from 10:00 a.m.-noon at the tennis courts at Malverne High School, located at 80 Ocean Avenue in Malverne, N.Y.