| 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
  | By Nancy Gill McShea
Daniel B. Dwyer, a managing partner at the Point Set Indoor Racquet Club in Oceanside, N.Y., and a past president of the USTA Eastern section, died suddenly of a heart attack on May 25. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly, son Shawn and three grandchildren. Danny Dwyer was the Johnny Carson of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Hall of Famer, native New Yorker and former world number one John McEnroe has announced that he will open and direct the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, with its inaugural, full-year programs commencing just after the 2010 U.S. Open. The McEnroe Academy will be housed at the new $18 million...Read more
  | By Brent Shearer
Chris Evert helped the USTA honor tennis moms by giving a lesson to kids from the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program on top of the Empire State Building on May 13. As part of the 13th annual National Tennis Month, the USTA is honoring tennis moms while conducting festivities nationwide to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Long Island Winter JTT season ended with two exciting weekends of playoffs. The 18-and-Under and 14-and-Under intermediate divisions were hosted at Robbie Wagner Tournament Training in Glen Cove on April 24 and May 2, and the 12-and-Under division was held at Eisenhower Park on April 24...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Top American juniors represented the United States in the qualifying events for the Junior Davis Cup (16-and-Under) and Junior Fed Cup (16-and-Under) by BNP Paribas and the World Junior Tennis Competition (14-and-Under). Each event features a four-team round robin competition April 30-May 2 at the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Congratulations to the Long Island 14's Junior Team Tennis Long Island on winning the Junior Team tennis Regional Championship. The champs are headed to Syracuse for Sectionals, June 12-13 and we wish them the best of luck along the way! Many thanks to Pat Mosquera of Rockville Racquet Club for...Read more