| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Kids Day Kicks Off the Summer at Crest Hollow More than 160 kids came out to Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for the first of three co-presented USTA Eastern Long Island Region and Long Island Tennis Magazine Kids Day of the summer. Nassau County Kids Day brought together kids from the...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
American junior tennis is in need of saving from the perils of Thanos, Fortnite, cellphone addiction and that obsessive dance called "The Floss." It's time for the agents of U.S.T.A. to assemble the original tennis Avengers to come to save the day. Who would they choose to play the core roles? Pete...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each summer, one of the most exciting junior tennis tournaments travels across the country to host its unique circuit of sectional, national and international championships. Created by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB), the “Little Mo” circuit unites some of the world’s best...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
Parenting is a tough job. Having a child that plays USTA tournaments makes it even harder. Quite often, the parents seem to suffer more than the players. If you walk into a random tennis club on a Friday or Saturday during a USTA tournament, you will find yourself in a tension-filled room with...Read more
  | By Todd Widom
What is one of the first things you do when you figure out your son or daughter's starting time for their tournament on the weekend? You type their opponent’s name into Google and you get to see their Tennis Recruiting Rating and results. You may also look up their UTR Rating. Then, you may speak...Read more
Kingsley scored one of his biggest wins at the 40th Torneo “Citta Di Santa Croce” in Santa Croce, Italy, winning the Grade 1 title with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 comeback win over Turkey’s Yanki Erel in the final.
  | By Brian Coleman
—This story first appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Long Island Tennis Magazine— At this time two years ago, Cannon Kingsley was just finishing up his freshman year at Northport High School and celebrating his Suffolk County Individual Championships Singles title. Fast-forward to 2018,...Read more
John McEnroe speaks to the players at last year's Scholarship Tryouts. This year's JMTA Long Island scholarship tryouts are set for June 13.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) Long Island satellite location at Sportime Syosset will be hosting an open tryout, giving players an opportunity to earn full and partial scholarships for the 2018-19 year. The tryouts are open to players ages 6-16, and will be held on Sunday, June 17 at...Read more
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native and nationally-ranked junior Ronnie Hohmann with his coach, former ATP Pro Todd Widom, in Florida.
  | By Brian Coleman
Last year, Oyster Bay, N.Y.-born Ronnie Hohmann captured one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, winning the Boys 16s Division title at the Eddie Herr International at the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hohmann defeated three of the draw’s top five seeds on his way to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Long Island Awards Dinner will be held this year on Wednesday, May 2 at Chateau Briand Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y., and will once again honor and celebrate the best of tennis in the region over the last year. Click Here for more information on the dinner. To attend the dinner,...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more