| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 2015 NCAA singles champions Jamie Loeb, of the University of North Carolina, and Ryan Shane, of the University of Virginia, headline the top American collegians named to the 2015 USTA Collegiate National Team, the high-level training program designed to help America’s...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
In the last issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine , I tackled both sides of some issues in holding a junior tournament. I have been around tournaments for 30-plus years, as a player/coach, and bring my kids to tournaments, I think I’m a pretty good judge of what is acceptable and what is not...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Ivy League tennis is hot, and only getting hotter as the League's level of play and recruits continue to rise to new heights. As one men's Ivy League coach explained, "We no longer recruit four star players. Personally, I'm looking for the player who might otherwise choose Stanford or Duke." As...Read more
  | By Andrew Eichenholz
Freshman tennis player Kristina Vozniak had stepped on many planes in her life before she boarded a flight out of the Ukraine at the end of last summer. But this time, the flight would change her life. “It was my first trip alone because I used to go everywhere with my parents,” Vozniak, who plays...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the 2015 All-America Teams for Division I men's and women's tennis. USC, UCLA and Virginia each had six different student-athletes earn the distinction to lead all schools. A combined 16 men and women were named to the All-America teams in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the 2014-2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) season officially over, UCLA's Robin Anderson and Oklahoma's Axel Alvarez Llamas finished the year as the nation's top players in the final Oracle/ITA National Singles Rankings. Final regional rankings for team, singles and doubles were...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island native Noah Rubin’s outstanding freshman campaign at Wake Forest brought him all the way to the NCAA Division I Singles Championship, but came up a bit short against Virginia’s Ryan Shane, who outlasted Rubin 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1. Rubin led 5-0 in the opening set before a rain delay saw the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
With the NCAA Championships in the books, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced the final Oracle/ITA National Collegiate Tennis Rankings of the 2014-2015 season. On the women's side, Vanderbilt won the NCAA title over UCLA, while Virginia beat Oklahoma on the men's side, each...Read more
  | 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