| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Everyone remembers the last couple points of Ryan Harrison’s last Grand Slam appearance, his grueling five-set loss to Sergey Stakhovsky in the second round of the U.S. Open. On Sunday, Harrison said thinking back to that match gave him some needed inspiration as he beat fellow 18-year-old Jack...Read more
  | By Laurie Gruppuso
As Matt Richards prepared to play in his first USTA match seven years ago as a 10-year-old, something would happen off the court that would change his life forever. It was the morning before Thanksgiving when Matt was awakened by his father and he was told that his 19-year-old sister Jenn was taken...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the acceptance lists for the 64th Dunlop Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, which begins Sunday, Dec. 5 at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Fla. The qualifying draw will take place beginning Friday, Dec. 3. The Dunlop Orange Bowl features singles...Read more
  | 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