| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Bill Mecca, tennis service representative from the USTA/Eastern-Long Island Region, recently presented gently used racquets and balls to Jarred Kershaw, coach of Roosevelt High School's Boys and Girls Tennis Teams for distribution to his players. According to Mecca, the contribution of used...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On April 30, Long Beach Tennis Center (LBTC), along with the Junior First Lego League Team, “Merrick Connection” and Cure Mommy’s Breast Cancer (CMBC), held a children’s Tennis Carnival at LBTC. Kids were able to experience tennis through the fun and exciting 10-and-Under format, while the 11- to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the four coaches chosen to lead the 2011 USTA Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams, an elite training program for the top American collegiate tennis players that began in 1996 and is funded by the USTA. The program is designed to provide players with valuable exposure to the...Read more
  | By Anthony Pastecchi
On April 30, the Commack High School Boys Tennis Team, along with Sportime Kings Park, held a community tennis awareness day. The event invited children of all ages to come out for a day of tennis drills and fun activities, led by the Commack Boy's Team along with staff from Sportime. “This is...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
On Sunday, May 1, Robbie Wagner's Tournament Training Center in Glenwood Landing, N.Y. played host to Scholarship For Athletes (SFA) Chief Executive Officer Ross Greenstein to discuss the ins and outs of the college tennis recruiting process to approximately 70 parents and kids. "I help connect the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
QuickStart Tennis is the newest teaching method developed by the USTA and is progressively becoming one of their most important initiatives and for good reason. Since the days of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, there has been one American male to win a Grand Slam event, Andy Roddick’s finals win at...Read more
  | By Gary Simeone
Mike Greenberg of ESPN's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" show had his wish come true at Monday's U.S. Open National Playoffs/Mixed-Doubles Sectional Qualifying at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. "I got to play with tennis legend, Chris Evert," said Greenberg. "I requested her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three Californians won singles titles on the final day of the 44th annual Easter Bowl USTA Junior Spring National Championships on Sunday. UCLA-bound Marcos Giron, who comes from the same Southern California city as one of America’s top pros, Sam Querrey, won his 18th consecutive match to capture...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Locals taking part in the 2011 Easter Bowl, including Noah Rubin of Merrick, N.Y.; Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y. and Aidan Talcott of Sea Cliff, N.Y. all advanced in yesterday' s action. Brenden Volk of Dix Hills, N.Y. was defeated by the number two seed, Robert Seby of Oro Valley, Ariz., 6-1, 6...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday April 9, 16 boys, ages 12 and under, took the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to compete in the Longines Future Tennis Aces event. They were all playing for the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the French Open to meet and play against tennis greats,...Read more