| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced that it will host its second annual U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff to award a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2011 U.S. Open. Eight men and eight women will be invited to compete for the wild cards Aug. 18-20 at the Junior Tennis Champions...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, has awarded the Dwight Mosley Scholarship Award to Half Hollow Hills High School senior Christopher Hunter of Melville, N.Y. The $10,000 Dwight Mosley Scholarship is presented to two USTA-ranked high school...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it is offering a free USTA Junior Membership to all children age 10 and under. The membership promotion, which launched during the July 4 holiday weekend, is open to all first-time junior members until Dec. 31, 2011. This special USTA membership offer will allow more...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Easter Bowl, a USTA National Championship, showcases the talent of top junior players across the country every spring. The Easter Bowl is the only National Championship where the top juniors in multiple age divisions, their families and coaches are all at the same place at the same time. The...Read more
  | By Steve Abbondondelo
The 2011 Long Island winter Junior Team Tennis season ended with three exciting weekends of competition. On April 30, Point Set Racquet Club’s (Oceanside, N.Y.) 14 & Under intermediate team captained by Matt Levy, squeaked past Rockville Racquet Club (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) in a tie-breaker in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bill Mecca, tennis service representative from the USTA/Eastern-Long Island Region, recently presented gently used racquets and balls to Jarred Kershaw, coach of Roosevelt High School's Boys and Girls Tennis Teams for distribution to his players. According to Mecca, the contribution of used...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On April 30, Long Beach Tennis Center (LBTC), along with the Junior First Lego League Team, “Merrick Connection” and Cure Mommy’s Breast Cancer (CMBC), held a children’s Tennis Carnival at LBTC. Kids were able to experience tennis through the fun and exciting 10-and-Under format, while the 11- to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the four coaches chosen to lead the 2011 USTA Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams, an elite training program for the top American collegiate tennis players that began in 1996 and is funded by the USTA. The program is designed to provide players with valuable exposure to the...Read more
  | By Anthony Pastecchi
On April 30, the Commack High School Boys Tennis Team, along with Sportime Kings Park, held a community tennis awareness day. The event invited children of all ages to come out for a day of tennis drills and fun activities, led by the Commack Boy's Team along with staff from Sportime. “This is...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
On Sunday, May 1, Robbie Wagner's Tournament Training Center in Glenwood Landing, N.Y. played host to Scholarship For Athletes (SFA) Chief Executive Officer Ross Greenstein to discuss the ins and outs of the college tennis recruiting process to approximately 70 parents and kids. "I help connect the...Read more