| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine had the chance to sit down with 2009 New York State High School Girls Tennis Champion Blair Seiderman of Jericho N.Y. to discuss her past accomplishments, present and future in the tennis game. At what age did you start playing tennis and please take us through...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The following is taken from Jack Sock's post-match press conference on Saturday, Sept. 11th during the 2010 U.S Open. The top-seeded men's junior Sock defeated the number two seed Marton Fucsovics of Hungary, 6-3, 6-4 to capture the 2010 U.S. Open Men's Junior Championship. Talk about the week and...Read more
  | By Steve Abbondondelo
The 2010 USTA Eastern summer junior team tennis season culminated with the Eastern Summer Sectional Championship. The event was held at Central Park in Schenectady on Aug. 21-22. The round-robin tournament followed the JTT format of boys and girl’s singles, and doubles and mixed-doubles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native Julia Elbaba made Long Island proud yesterday at the 2010 U.S. Open Juniors. Elbaba, along with her partner Krista Hardeback, defeated Danka Kovinik & Sasha Gavrilovska in the first round of the Girls Junior U.S. Open Doubles Tournament. Playing on Court 6, Elbaba &...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced today that it has passed new rules governing competition for 10-and-under tennis tournaments. The new rules require that 10-and-under tournaments be played using slower-moving and lower-bouncing balls, on smaller courts and utilizing shorter, lighter racquets. The rule change...Read more
  | By Bill Mecca
Recently, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) held a QuickStart training for tennis professionals at Sportime Lynbrook. QuickStart Tennis is the USTA’s new play format for juniors ages 10 and under. It has been designed to make tennis learning and playing more fun, and to help juniors have...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Two Long Islanders, Julia Elbaba and Shaun Bersnstein, will play their first round matches in the Junior U.S. Open on Friday, Sept. 3. Elbaba will face number two-seeded Lin Zhu of China in her first round match. Bernstein will face Augusto Laranjo of Brazil, the 10th seed, in his first round match...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, Aug. 30, 24 junior players from across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were awarded for their outstanding performance in tournaments this year at USTA Eastern’s Annual Junior Awards Gala. The gala honored juniors, ages 12 to 18, who have excelled in sectional tournaments and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
City Parks Foundation’s annual CityParks Tennis Benefit, co-chaired by Billie Jean King and John McEnroe, and hosted by Mary Carillo will be held Tuesday, Aug. 31 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The event raises important funds for CityParks Tennis, a free youth instructional...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This year, tennis was a priority for the county and the USTA Eastern Section and the Long Island Region were there to help. In May, the unique event "Love on Long Island”—a day of free lessons for all Nassau residents was held at Eisenhower Park, with more than 140 adults and juniors taking part...Read more