| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Beatrice Capra, an 18-year-old from Ellicott City, Md., has signed a letter of intent to play collegiately at Duke University this fall. Capra gained national media attention last summer when she won a USTA Wild Card Playoff to gain entry into the US Open, where she upset two Top-100 players en...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
My experiences were 15 years ago, but I remember them like yesterday. I stepped foot on Stanford’s Palo Alto, Calif. campus, an academically and socially unconfident kid from Long Island. I almost felt like I didn’t belong. I had two freshman roommates: A “hippie” pot-smoking kid from Chicago who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top American collegians selected to represent the United States in the fifth annual Master’U BNP Paribas, an international collegiate competition held Dec. 9-12 in Rouen, France. The event features eight teams composed of college and university players from around the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA and Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) have announced the fields for the 2010 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, which will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center’s new Indoor Building, Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 4-7. The men’s field will...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
The life of a college tennis player is different in many respects and similar in many respects. Here is the second part of miscellaneous information about college tennis life. From the last issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine : ►In a team match (also known as a “duel match”), there are three...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Stony Brook University and Head Coach Gary Glassman will stage an exciting serve and volley event that will showcase college women's tennis' true athletic ability. Ten East Coast collegiate teams will be playing the half court serve and volley singles game played on the doubles court known as One-...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Many relationship magazines like to run columns with the format “What a member of one gender says and what the member of the other gender really hears.” This column delves into the topic of speaking with a college coach. What a prospective student-athlete says and what the coach really hears. 1...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Senior Cory Parr of Jericho, N.Y. was a top-ranked junior player who grew up in Jericho, N.Y. and went on to an All-American collegiate career for the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest University. He was the third-highest winning men’s singles player in Wake Forest history. Cory earned the program's...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
In the last issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine, we discussed three myths: 1. Going to a school that you would want to attend if you ever stopped playing tennis. 2. The importance of liking your coach during recruiting. 3. Asking kids on the team about the coach and school is worthless. In this...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For the first time in school history, the Vassar College men’s tennis team has earned a national ranking. In the most recent Men’s National Team Rankings, which is administered by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the Brewers secured a number 22 national ranking. “To be ranked...Read more