| 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
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will feature a series of Kids Tennis initiatives at the 2010 U.S. Open, including a QuickStart Tennis demonstration in Arthur Ashe Stadium and a full day of QuickStart Tennis activities during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 4. Kids Tennis programming will also...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that NCAA singles champion Chelsey Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.), Jamie Hampton (Auburn, Ala.), local favorite Christina McHale (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.), 2010 USTA Girls’ singles champion Shelby Rogers (Daniel Island, S.C.), and Coco Vandeweghe (Rancho Mirage, Calif...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will host a new U.S. Open Wild Card Playoff to award a men’s and women’s main draw singles wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open. Eight men and eight women will be invited to compete for the wild cards, Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 18-20 at the USTA Training Center Headquarters...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States girls’ teams continued its string of dominance at the 2010 World Junior Tennis Finals, winning its fourth consecutive title at the 14-and-under version of Fed Cup and Davis Cup, in Prostejov, Czech Republic, Aug. 2-7. It is the first time in the history of the event that one...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the top American juniors who will represent the United States in the World Junior Tennis Competition Finals. Among those chosen for the boy's team is local product Noah Rubin of Merrick, N.Y. who made the cut and will join teammates Jordan Belga of Elk Grove Village, Ill. and...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The Tennis Channel has a feature in which top professionals dig into their bags to see what they have inside. I suspect that they find some long lost items when they do this bag check, and the tone of this feature is more flippant than serious. Junior tournament players, however, should recognize...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Thirteen-year-old Mia Vecchio has reached new heights ... literally. Now up on the Long Island Expressway by Grand Avenue is a billboard with Mia's photo and the message "Hey NY, If She Can't Do It, No One Can." It's a very exciting day for the Vecchio family, who have had this plan in the works...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked USTA Eastern juniors will be adding a team component to their individual competition this summer, and playing together in prestigious USTA National Championships across the country. The juniors, who are selected based on their section endorsement, will be participating in the USTA...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The L1B Kings Park Challenger was held the weekend of June 18-20 at Sportime-Kings Park, located in Kings Park, N.Y. Congratulations to all the winners in the respective divisions and a great job by all the kids for their particiaption in the event. The winners are as follows: Girls 18s Division:...Read more