| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This year, two Long Islanders had the opportunity to live out one of their dreams by getting to play in the 2010 U.S. Open Junior Tournament. The U.S. Open Junior Tournament is played on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the U.S. Open. Long Island Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced three new coaching hires–Jorge Todero as a USTA Lead National Coach, Frederico Rodriguez as a USTA National Coach and Marc Lucero as a USTA Coach. All three hires will facilitate coaching and training programs while working with players in the USTA Player Development program...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
More than 120 high school students from across the tri-state area got a chance to impress college tennis coaches and learn about the wide range of playing opportunities after graduation at USTA Eastern’s 24th Annual College Showcase Day. The Showcase Day, which was held Nov. 7, 2010 at the USTA...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After four days of highly competitive play at the 2010 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, it looked as though the event could have repeat champions in both the men’s and women’s draws. Without question, USC junior Steve Johnson and Cal-Berkeley junior Jana Juricova were the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships started with a bang on Thursday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center’s Indoor Training Center in Flushing, N.Y. With the tournament attracting the best collegiate talent in the nation and 32-player men’s and women’s draws, no player...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern’s 24th Annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 will feature a new interactive Web site that promotes community service and character development among young athletes: ESMZone.com . The site, which is run by Education Sports Mentoring LLC, is an affinity-based community...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
High school students will get a chance to show off their powerful strokes and strong footwork, and learn about often overlooked opportunities to play college tennis from coaches at USTA Eastern’s 24th Annual College Showcase Day. The Showcase, which will be held Nov. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This past weekend saw the conclusion of many Level 1 Eastern Designated Closed Championship tournaments across Long Island. Here are the results along with photos of the action. Congratulations to all of the winners and a special congratulations to the Long Island Champions, Nadia Smergut of East...Read more
  | By Gerry Ashley
The following is taken from the blog of Gerard Ashley of Sportime at Roslyn, tennis director and USTA tournament director, documenting his coaching trip to the USTA Boys and Girls 14 North Zone Team Championships, held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., July 28-Aug. 1. Tuesday,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Mia Vecchio of Manhasset Hills, N.Y. was featured on the MSG television show MSG Varsity, on Wednesday night Sept. 22. The show featured an interview with Mia and clips were shown of her time spent on the practice court. Mia's appearance on MSG Varsity was inspired by the fact that she played first...Read more