| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its national award winners for Division I Men's and Women's Tennis, among them, Rockville Centre, N.Y.’s Noah Rubin, a freshman at Wake Forest University and student of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA), who was named ITA 2015 Rookie...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Virginia junior Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y. was named to the all-ACC First Team along with teammate Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.). Elbaba earns her their third All-ACC honor, tying a school record held by Alison Cohen (1994-1996) and Lindsey Hardenbergh (2010-2012). Elbaba, who is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island native Noah Rubin of the 11th-ranked Wake Forest men's tennis team made history Monday morning becoming the first student-athlete in Atlantic Coast Conference men's tennis history to earn both ACC Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Rubin is the first player to win ACC Player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The NYIT men’s tennis team defeated Queens College 6-0 in the East Coast Conference (ECC) title match, capturing its third consecutive ECC Championship. The Bears were led by ECC Player of the Year Julio Pulido, as the senior from Spain knocked off Queens’ Sharvill Nawghre 6-3, 6-0 in the first...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Stony Brook’s Women’s Tennis team has been on a rollercoaster ride all season long, from earning their first national ranking in program history, to heading up to Vestal, N.Y. where they won their fourth straight America East title, cruising past Binghamton and Albany to once again qualify for...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The North Carolina women remain ranked number one for the second straight week, while the Oklahoma men are the top-ranked team for the eighth consecutive week in the ITA Division I National Team Rankings. The 26-0 Tar Heels clinched their fourth regular season ACC title in the last six years when...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The undefeated North Carolina Tar Heels have regained the top spot women's ranking for the first time in a month, while the Oklahoma Sooners extended their number one ranking streak to seven weeks on the men's side in the ITA Division I National Team Rankings. North Carolina is back on top this...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it has partnered with four NCAA Division I athletic conferences—the American Athletic Conference, Big 12, Mountain West and SEC—to help deliver their conference championship title matches across multiple television and digital viewing platforms. The partnerships are the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stony Brook sophomore Nadia Smergut was named the America East Player of the Week on Wednesday afternoon. Smergut, a New York City native, put together a dominant week for the Seawolves. She won all four of the matches she played to lead Stony Brook to wins over Binghamton and Fordham. Smergut and...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
I’m going to take off my college consultant baseball cap and put on my ski cap for this issue. The ski cap says “Tournament Parent” on one side and “Tournament Director” on the other. With experience playing tournaments (30-plus years), coaching juniors who play tournaments (15-plus years) and...Read more