| 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
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that Diego Moyano has been hired as a clay-court specialist for USTA Player Development. In this role, Moyano will facilitate coaching and training programs designed specifically for clay-court play, while working with players in the USTA Player Development program. He will...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The weekend of June 18-20 saw some of New York's top young juniors come to the Racquet Club of Old Westbury for a USTA Level 1 Challenger tournament, the L1 Old Westbury Challenger. All of the kids competed at their very best, and congratulations to the following winners: ►In the Boys 12's Finals,...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced that 25 of the nation's top men's and women's collegiate tennis players have been named to the 2010 USTA Summer Collegiate Team, administered by the USTA and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The USTA Summer Collegiate Team is an elite training program for the top...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper off the French Open, is committed to developing and finding future tennis champions. As part of that commitment, they invited 16 12-and-Under players from 15 different countries to take part in the Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament. The boys’ winner was Jaime...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the following players from the USTA Eastern/Long Island Region who took home honors at the National Opens that took place throughout the month of May: Naples, Fla. ► Girls 18s Finalist: Jennifer Kellner of Smithtown, N.Y. Owings Mills, Md. ► Boys 12s Consolation Champ: Brenden...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The Longines Future Junior Aces Tournament Lucky Draw was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Paris on Wednesday. The Tennis Aces event is a global tennis challenge for junior tennis’ rising stars ages 10-12 created by Longines to identify and develop rising tennis’ stars of tomorrow. Tsung-Hua...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The winner of the 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge--a qualifying tournament of the Longines global tournament is Lauren Fishbein, a 12-year-old from Livingston N.J., who is a former dancer, a technology fanatic and has dreams of someday becoming the next Roland Garros Champion. Two more things...Read more