| By Ricky Becker
For two weeks in May, I couldn’t stop following tennis. I looked forward to coming home at the end of the day and watching more tennis. It wasn’t the French Open that captivated me … it was the NCAA Tennis Championships which I loved watching on the computer and on ESPNU. In case you missed it or...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
All 25 players being honored at the Junior Awards Gala on Aug. 29 finished well in section tournaments this year, earning enough points to be recognized by USTA Eastern on Opening Day of the U.S. Open. But only one managed to achieve perfection: Jamie Loeb. Loeb, 16, of Ossining, N.Y., won all...Read more
  | By Steve Pratt
The youngest and the oldest of the 16 women’s and men’s players selected to play in this weekend’s U.S. Open Wild Card Playoffs punched their tickets to New York with convincing wins on a stormy and thundering Sunday near Washington, D.C. Welcome to the main draw of the U.S. Open, Madison Keys, age...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Player Development has announced the eight men and eight women who will participate in the second annual U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff, being held at the Junior Tennis Champions Center, a USTA Certified Regional Training Center in College Park, Md., Aug. 18-20. The winners will receive main draw...Read more
  | By Anthony Pastecchi
On Friday, Aug. 12, the USTA/Eastern-Long Island Region along with the Town of Islip hosted it's Annual Suffolk County Rally Day, an annual event to promote the sport of tennis to children of all ages with pros on hand to provide free clinics and a day of fun for all. Throughout the event,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Do you want to enter the Guinness Book of World Records? Then, come on down Friday, Aug. 26 to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as USTA Eastern teams up with Wilson Sporting Goods, and professional tennis players Mardy Fish and Andrea Petkovic, to try earn a spot among the world's...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-seeded Jack Sock of Lincoln, Neb., successfully defended his USTA Boys’ 18s National title, and Lauren Davis of Gates Mills, Ohio, captured the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships as the number one seed on Sunday, and both will receive main wild card draws into the 2011 U.S. Open. Sock...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that defending champion Jack Sock of Lincoln, Neb., and reigning Orange Bowl champion Lauren Davis of Gates Mills, Ohio, will be the top seeds at the 2011 USTA Boys’ and Girls’ 18s National Championships. The USTA Boys 18s National Championships will take place Aug.5-14 at...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Junior tennis players from across USTA Eastern got a chance to improve their games and learn about careers in professional tennis this week, as they received coaching from four former professional tennis players–Katrina Adams, Leslie Allen, Rodney Harmon and Ann Koger–at the section’s 13th Annual...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the World Junior Tennis Competition Finals. The event features 32 teams (16 boys teams and 16 girls teams) composed of players 14-and-under from 25 nations across the world. The U.S. girls’ team captured its...Read more