| By Ricky Becker
If Division I is known for the big name “rah-rah” schools and Division III is known for smaller academia-focused schools, Division II is well … blue-collar? International? Well, probably a little bit of both. Many clients have asked me, “Is there a Division II, and why do I just hear of Division I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Inspired by seeing her hero Roger Federer earlier in the morning eating breakfast, North Carolina’s Jamie Loeb of Ossining, N.Y. beat fellow New Yorker, Oyster Bay's Julia Elbaba, 7-5, 6-1 of Virginia to capture the first American Collegiate Invitational women’s singles title played at the U.S...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A little bit of rain wasn’t going to stop UCLA’s Marcos Giron from winning the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational played at the U.S. Open Saturday afternoon. The top-seeded Giron of Thousand Oaks, Calif., downed Ohio State’s Peter Kobelt, 6-1, 6-3, to win the men’s title in the eight-player...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
So the U.S. Open is wrapping up in Flushing Meadows, and if you are reading this, it is a safe bet that you love tennis and you are conflicted as to whether you are going out tonight or staying in and watching the matches on TV. Do you have tickets? Then off to Flushing Meadows you go, as you watch...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the semifinals Friday of the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational at the U.S. Open, two locals from New York advanced to the finals, as Oyster Bay, N.Y.’s Julia Elbaba and Ossining, N.Y.’s Jamie Loeb will meet for the Inaugural American Collegiate Invitational title. The winner of the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Julia Elbaba from Oyster Bay, N.Y., along with New York’s Jamie Loeb of the University of North Carolina and Mitchell Frank of the University of Virginia, will join NCAA champions Marcos Giron of UCLA and Danielle Collins of the University of Virginia, as competitors in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that 2014 NCAA singles champions Marcos Giron of UCLA (21, Thousand Oaks, Calif.) and Danielle Collins of the University of Virginia (20, St. Petersburg, Fla.) will headline the American collegians competing in the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational Sept. 4-6 at the...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
One predominant trait I see in the world of USTA Junior Tennis is that an overwhelming percentage of juniors are looking to experience collegiate tennis after their junior and high school tennis career is complete. What I also see is coaches, junior academies and parents who pretend to know what...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Dartmouth Women’s Tennis Head Coach Bob Dallis has named Manhasset, N.Y.’s Katherine Yau and Akiko Okuda from Tenafly, N.J. team co-captains for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Yau, who played all but one match at number one singles, was 9-7 overall and was 8-7 at number one doubles with Taylor Ng...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Skidmore graduate Oliver Loutsenko left Skidmore with three All-American years under his belt, as well as being named Liberty Conference Player of the Year. Not just MVP of his team, but of the entire league. As a junior tennis player, Oliver had the opportunity to go D3 instead of D1. We asked him...Read more