| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced that the U.S. Junior Fed Cup team of Taylor Townsend (Stockbridge, Ga.), Louisa Chirico (Harrison, N.Y.) and Gabrielle Andrews (Pomona, Calif.) captured the championship at the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Final on Sunday in Barcelona, Spain, defeating Russia, 3-0, in the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top juniors who will compete on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup teams in the World Finals of the 16-and-under versions of Davis Cup and Fed Cup, Sept. 25-30 in Barcelona, Spain. Noah Rubin (Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Stefan Kozlov (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) and...Read more
  | By Jeff Fenton
Representing your college as a participant on its tennis team is a thrill of a lifetime. I try to open the door for as many high school hopefuls as I can. When a college coach requests a video from a high school prospect, they might be asking, “Who are you and why should I be considering you?” When...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has posted the names of the players who will be participating in their Junior Fed Cup and Junior Davis Cup 16-and-Under competitions, Sept. 25-30 in Barcelona, Spain. This is the first year the tournament has been held in Spain, after four years in San Luis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will honor 27 junior players on Aug. 27 at the at the Indoor Training Center of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for their outstanding performance in Sectional Tournaments and provide them with free grounds passes to see the best players in the world compete on Opening...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the names of six boys and eight girls who have been offered wild card entries into the 2012 U.S. Open Boys and Girls singles championships. Two additional boys main draw wild cards are pending. The U.S. Open Junior Championships will be played Sept. 2-9 at the USTA Billie...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, Aug. 18, Sportime Syosset will be hosting a QuickStart and Multi-Sport Carnival Event from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The Carnival will feature many activities for the kids: QuickStart tennis games along with various other sports including hockey, soccer and baseball. QuickStart tennis makes...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eight boys and girls, ranging in age from seven to 16, were introduced this week as winners of full or partial scholarships to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Each were among approximately 170 participants ages six through 17 in an open tryout on July 21, and the eight were honored on-court...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Junior tennis players from across USTA Eastern are getting a chance to improve their games and learn about careers in tennis this week, as they receive coaching from top tennis executives and two former professional tennis players, Rodney Harmon and Leslie Allen, at the Section’s 14th Annual Camp A...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In September of 2010, John McEnroe opened the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) in New York City at the Sportime Randall's Island Tennis Center in Manhattan. Sportime Randall's Island is the flagship location for the Academy and for Sportime's 13 clubs. The John McEnroe Tennis Academy was...Read more