| By USTA Eastern Section
The USTA has announced that Katerina Sevcikova and Nikita Kryvonos won the USTA Eastern Sectional Qualifying Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the first of 16 Sectional Qualifying Tournaments that will comprise the U.S. Open National Playoffs. The U.S. Open National...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Three Long Islanders have advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Open National Playoffs Eastern Sectional Qualifying. At 1:00 p.m. today, Jennifer Kellner of Smithtown, N.Y. will face off with fellow Long Islander Nikola Hubnerova of Syosset, N.Y. The winner will face the winner of the second...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Twelve-year-old Lauren Fishbein of Livingston, N.J. won the United States’ 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge on Saturday, April 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Fishbein defeated Gaby Pollner of White Plains, N.Y. by a score of 6-1, 6-1 in the championship match on...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Gordon Watson’s comeback came full circle Sunday as he captured his fourth career Gold Ball with the biggest win of his career: The Boys’ 16s championships at the Easter Bowl. “(My forehand) was just firing today. I wish someone could tell me how many backhands I hit today because it wasn’t many,”...Read more
  | By USTA Eastern Section
In January, the USTA announced the launch of the U.S. Open National Playoffs, which will expand the footprint of the U.S. Open and provide the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a wild card into the 2010 U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament. The U.S. Open National Playoffs...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Easter Bowl, USTA National Spring Championships is a blockbuster showcase of American junior tennis that has been in existence since its 1968 debut in New York City. This year's event is taking place April 11-18 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and Palm Desert, Calif., and features Boys and Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper and partner of the French Open, has announced the United States’ participants for the 2010 Longines Junior Tennis Challenge, a global initiative to support and develop tennis’ superstars of tomorrow. The U.S. sanctioned event will take place on Saturday, April 17...Read more
  | By Bill Mecca
Nassau County Parks Commissioner Jose Lopez presented Bill Mecca, USTA Eastern Section’s Long Island representative, with a Citation of Appreciation for working to make Nassau County a healthier place to live. Over the last few years Mr. Mecca and Karen Beckhard-Ravener of the Nassau County Parks...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Longines, the official timekeeper and partner of the French Open, has announced the brand’s 2010 U.S. and global tennis program aimed at supporting and developing tennis’ superstars of tomorrow. The brand will host U.S. and International tournaments, offering junior athletes a once-in-a-lifetime...Read more