| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern recently launched a “youth progression pathway,” designed to create a greater experience for children beginning and developing in tennis competition. The pathway ensures young players, ages 7-10 years old, will compete at appropriate levels of play as they progress through competitive...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Southern Californian Kayla Day celebrated two milestone achievements on Sunday, Sept. 11 in New York City. The 16-year-old Day, the number five-seed from Santa Barbara, Calif., defeated the 13th-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia, 6-3, 6-2, on the Grandstand Court at the USTA Billie Jean King...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that it will utilize a serve clock for the first time at the 2016 U.S. Open, timing how long servers take between points during the U.S. Open Junior Championships and the American Collegiate Invitational. The serve clocks will be used to objectively assess time violations,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will hold its 2016 Junior Awards Gala on Monday, Aug. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Hospitality Pavilion to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section. Each of the 30 players honored are the top three in their age group as a result of their...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In 1953, Maureen Connolly was the first woman to win the Grand Slam in tennis history. Known by her nickname “Little Mo,” she is still the only American woman and the youngest at age 18 to have accomplished this feat. Although her career only spanned three years, many premier sports writers...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
French Open Girls Finalist Amanda Anisimova, 2015 USTA Girls 18s National Champion and U.S. Open Girls Finalist Sofia Kenin and Ulises Blanch, the number two-ranked junior in the world, lead a deep field of American girls and boys currently set to compete at the Wimbledon Junior Championships in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be out in force at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Thursday, June 9, to try out for scholarships to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2016-17 season. The Tryout begins with registration at 5:00 p.m...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Ulises Blanch, the number three-ranked junior in the world, and 2015 USTA Girls 18s National Champion and U.S. Open Girls Finalist Sofia Kenin lead a deep field of American boys and girls currently set to compete at the French Open Junior Championships in Paris. Qualifying begins today, with the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that eight top junior girls qualified for the 2016 Team USA National Junior Team, a training program designed to give a collection of America’s best young players, born in either 2000 or 2001, opportunities to train together during the summer and travel to play against top...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Young hopefuls from across Long Island will be out in force at SPORTIME Syosset, the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, on Thursday, June 9, to try out for a full scholarship to attend JMTA at SPORTIME Syosset for the 2016-17 season. The evening begins with registration at 5 p.m...Read more