| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
QuickStart Tennis is the newest teaching method developed by the USTA and is progressively becoming one of their most important initiatives and for good reason. Since the days of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, there has been one American male to win a Grand Slam event, Andy Roddick’s finals win at...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
Mike Greenberg of ESPN's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" show had his wish come true at Monday's U.S. Open National Playoffs/Mixed-Doubles Sectional Qualifying at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. "I got to play with tennis legend, Chris Evert," said Greenberg. "I requested her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three Californians won singles titles on the final day of the 44th annual Easter Bowl USTA Junior Spring National Championships on Sunday. UCLA-bound Marcos Giron, who comes from the same Southern California city as one of America’s top pros, Sam Querrey, won his 18th consecutive match to capture...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Locals taking part in the 2011 Easter Bowl, including Noah Rubin of Merrick, N.Y.; Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y. and Aidan Talcott of Sea Cliff, N.Y. all advanced in yesterday' s action. Brenden Volk of Dix Hills, N.Y. was defeated by the number two seed, Robert Seby of Oro Valley, Ariz., 6-1, 6...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday April 9, 16 boys, ages 12 and under, took the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to compete in the Longines Future Tennis Aces event. They were all playing for the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the French Open to meet and play against tennis greats,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island competitors had a tough day on Sunday, as the Easter Bowl got underway in California. The lone local winner on Sunday was Brendan Volk of Dix Hills, N.Y. Brendan defeated Jake Jacoby of Little Rock, Ark. in a tough three set match, 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-3. Other local players put up great...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the Boys 16s finals of the USTA International Spring Championships, 14th-seeded Noah Rubin of Merrick, N.Y., overcame a 4-1 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker to prevail, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5), over sixth-seeded Nikko Madregallejo of nearby Duarte, Calif. "When I got behind, all I kept thinking was...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Last weekend, Long Island Tennis Magzine was on hand at the Long Beach Tennis Center for their very well run Level 1 USTA Spring Challenger. Congratulations to Long Island Region singles winners: Nicholle Torres (Girls 18s), Gabriella Leon (Girls 16s) and Zachary Lessen (Boys 16s). Links to the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Merrick, N.Y.'s Noah Rubin defeated Stefan Kozlov of Pembroke Pines, Fla., 6-4, 6-4, at the USTA International Spring Championships in at the USTA Training Center West Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. to advance to the semifinals at the event. The number 14-seed Rubin will next face Ciro...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced that the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, one of the most prestigious international junior events in the U.S., will return this year to its clay court roots for the first time since 1998. The Orange Bowl will move to the Frank Veltri Tennis...Read more