March 30, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 USTA Eastern/Long Island Awards Dinner will be held Wednesday, May 9 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y. Take part in this year’s event honoring outstanding achievements by our tennis community, both on and off the court, during 2011 by showing your support through sponsorship of the USTA Eastern Long Island Region’s 23rd Annual Awards Dinner Journal.
March 28, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern Long Island Region has scheduled its 22nd Annual Awards Dinner for Wednesday, May 9 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y.

March 21, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In January, nine Long Islanders were recognized for their outstanding achievements both on and off the court by the USTA Eastern Section at its 2012 Annual Meeting and Awards Reception. The following were honored for their efforts during 2011:
March 19, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mark your calendars and save the date as the USTA Eastern Long Island Region has announced that its 22nd Annual Regional Awards Dinner will be held Wednesday, May 9 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y.
March 15, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that registration for all 13 U.S. Open National Playoffs Sectional Qualifying Tournaments has opened Thursday, March 15. Players age 14 and older can register for singles competition and/or mixed-doubles. Registration deadlines for the 13 sectional qualifying events vary by tournament.
March 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
An award-winning tennis writer, a master teaching pro and two former professional tennis players will become part of USTA Eastern history on April 27, 2012, as the Junior Tennis Foundation hosts its 25th Annual Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame Dinner at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.
March 6, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the SmashZone Mobile Tour, the premiere fan interactive attraction at the U.S. Open, will hit the road for a 21-city mobile tour and introduce youth tennis to kids and parents across the country. The tour will kick-off at the Atlanta Fair on March 9-11.
March 2, 2012
By Michael Sarro
John McEnroe has been selected "Tennis Night in America" spokesperson, and in accordance, he held a tennis clinic at his John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) at Sportime on Randall’s Island for a select group of NYJTL students.
March 2, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tennis has certainly become a global sport, but one of the sport’s largest markets, the New York area, has lost some high-profile events through the years from both the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tours.

March 1, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Long Island Region 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.
February 28, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that on Monday, March 5, it will launch "March Into Tennis," a month-long drive to get more kids playing the sport. Throughout the month, a record 1,200 USTA youth tennis events will take place across the country. March Into Tennis coincides with “Tennis Night in America"
February 27, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday, March 8, there will be a 10 & Under Tennis QuickStart Workshop held at Long Beach Tennis Center, located at 899 Monroe Boulevard in Long Beach, N.Y. from 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The event is open to all and there is a $10 charge per person for the event.
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 16, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Grand Slam tournament champion John McEnroe has been named the 2012 spokesperson for “Tennis Night In America,” a combined promotional effort between the USTA, StarGames Inc. and MSG Sports.
February 16, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern returns to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Thursday, Feb. 23 to host a 10 & Under Tennis clinic with French Open Doubles Champion and ESPN Commentator Patrick McEnroe.
February 15, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Melanie Rubin of Merrick, N.Y. received the Ron Smyth Parent Sportsmanship Award at the USTA Eastern Section Annual Awards Reception.
February 14, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Jacki Binder of Merrick, N.Y. has been named Regional Volunteer of the Year–Long Island by the USTA Eastern Section at its recent Annual Awards Reception. Binder is not a tennis player, but a dedicated tennis volunteer.
February 10, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Charles Nanton of Malverne, N.Y. is the recipient of the USTA Eastern Section’s Community Service Award for 2011. Nanton, known as "Coach," has worked tirelessly on Long Island as a volunteer to provide positive outlets for youth through athletics.
February 9, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Annalies Karp of Floral Park, N.Y., a longtime organizer of tournaments, has been named Tournament Director of the Year by the USTA Eastern Section.
February 8, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Section has announced that the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. will host the U.S. Open National Playoffs Eastern Sectional Qualifying Tournament, June 11-17, 2012. The U.S. Open National Playoffs will again include both men’s and women’s singles and mixed-doubles in 2012.
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 Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Barry Kubit, varsity coach for the Oceanside High School Boys Tennis Team and the Junior Varsity coach of the Oceanside Girls Tennis Team, has been named Virginia and Chuck Landis High School Coach of the Year 2011 by the USTA Eastern Section.
February 2, 2012
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Brendan Henry, a senior at Farmingdale High School, received the Lt. Frederick M. Scribner Jr. Boys 18 Sportsmanship Award from the USTA Eastern Section at its recent Annual Meeting & Awards Reception.