Two Long Islanders, Julia Elbaba and Shaun Bersnstein, will play their first round matches in the Junior U.S. Open on Friday, Sept. 3. Elbaba will face number two-seeded Lin Zhu of China in her first round match. Bernstein will face Augusto Laranjo of Brazil, the 10th seed, in his first round match.
In the main draw of the 2010 U.S. Open, Merrick native Scott Lipsky will team with fellow American (and New York Sportimes player from World TeamTennis) Abigail Spears in the first round of the mixed-doubles tournament. Lipsky & Spears will be the fourth match on Court 6.
Long Island Tennis Magazine will continue it's daily coverage of all U.S. Open action from the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., and all New Yorkers who are attending today's day sessions are encouraged to come and support our local players who will be in action.