| 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
  | 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