| By USTA Eastern Section
In January, the USTA announced the launch of the U.S. Open National Playoffs, which will expand the footprint of the U.S. Open and provide the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament. The U.S. Open National Playoffs...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has announced that 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and world number one-ranked doubles player Liezel Huber will represent the United States in the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal against...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The SASS Foundation for Medical Research Annual Tennis Tournament & Golf Outing will take place on Monday, May 17th at the fabulous Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove. The annual event to benefit cancer research, patient care & education is comprised of both a Ladies and Mens Round Robin...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Tennis is a sport for a lifetime, and USTA Eastern strives to grow tennis at every level with a goal of making the game accessible to everyone. Tennis can be adapted to fit the needs of the player. Shorter courts can be used to teach small children the basics; slower, low compression balls allow...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Rajeev Ram, who clinched both the singles and the doubles titles in Newport, R.I. last year, will return to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships again this year. Ram, who is currently ranked 85th on the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings, joins a dynamic Newport player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper and partner of the French Open, has announced the United States’ participants for the 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge, a global initiative to support and develop tennis’ superstars of tomorrow. The U.S. sanctioned event will take place on Saturday, April 17...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis returned to the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night April 10 for the first time in almost 15 years with the inaugural Caesars Tennis Classic. The event featured five of the sport's top past and present stars, including Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander, recent retiree...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The inaugural “Caesars Tennis Classic” held at historic Boardwalk Hall on April 10, 2010 set a new attendance record for a tennis event in Atlantic City. The record crowd of 7,330 who witnessed the “Caesars Tennis Classic” surpassed the previous mark of 7,257 for the “Return of The Champions” event...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, April 10, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames present professional tennis at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City with the First Annual Caesars Tennis Classic. This exhibition event will be hosted by two-time U.S. Open and five-time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams, and will feature three...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
“I was introduced to tennis 40 years ago this year through the efforts of tennis players giving back to their sport,” said Joe Arias, district board president, Long Island Region Suffolk County delegate, president of Arias Tennis Corp., USTA High Performance coach, USPTA Certified Pro 1 and...Read more
  | By Branislav Grujic
Sports science is a lifeline to the future of the tennis profession. The expanded knowledge and expertise that can be learned from every aspect of the sport science industry is the defining evaluation of the ever-changing market. Today, players are bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. The...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
Does your town or city have what it takes to be the Nation's Best Tennis Town? Tennis is played from coast to coast in small, rural towns, large, urban metro areas, and everywhere in-between. And the United States Tennis Association wants to know if your community has what it takes to be named Best...Read more
  | By Bill Mecca
Nassau County Parks Commissioner Jose Lopez presented Bill Mecca, USTA Eastern Section’s Long Island representative, with a Citation of Appreciation for working to make Nassau County a healthier place to live. Over the last few years Mr. Mecca and Karen Beckhard-Ravener of the Nassau County Parks...Read more