| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Eighteen-year old Noah Rubin of Rockville Centre, N.Y. has won the USTA Boys 18s National Championship singles title to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating Sacramento’s Collin Altamirano, the defending champion, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Mich. Rubin, who...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Fifteen-year old CiCi Bellis of Atherton, Calif. won the USTA Girls 18s National Championship to earn a main draw wild card into the U.S. Open, defeating 16-year old Tornado Alicia Black of Boca Raton, Fla., 6-3, 6-1, at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego. Bellis, the number two-ranked junior in...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will hold the 2014 Junior Awards Gala on Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Indoor Hospitality Pavilion to recognize the top juniors in the Eastern Section. Hailey Stoerback of Saint James, N.Y. is the third place finisher in the Girls...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) has announced that it will be accommodating its growing Long Island base of students with a move of its home facility on Long Island to SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport this fall. The flagship JMTA location will remain at SPORTIME Randall's Island, and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Six of the top young American boys and girls tennis players age 14 and under will compete for the U.S. in next week’s World Junior Tennis Finals, Aug. 4-9 in Prostejov, Czech Republic. The boys’ team will consist of Glen Cove, N.Y.’s Steven Sun, who trains with coach Antonio Fernandez; Roscoe...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Wimbledon Junior Champion and Long Island native Noah Rubin and 2013 U.S. Open Junior finalist Tornado Alicia Black will headline the top American juniors accepted into the main draw of the 2014 U.S. Open Junior Championships, set for Aug. 31-Sept. 7 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated the sixth-seeded Stefan Kozlov in three tough sets that lasted over two hours 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Boys Junior Wimbledon Championship on Sunday. The 18-year-old Rubin came to Wimbledon having played just one other junior event this season, the Junior French...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, has announced that it will grant 49 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $330,000. Among those receiving scholarships are Long Island’s Cory Seltman of Dix Hills, N.Y. and Claudia Ruiz of Glen Head, N.Y. Both...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday morning, local junior Noah Rubin advanced to the semifinals of the Junior Wimbledon Championships with a big win against Holland's Tim Van Rijthoven. The match was tightly contested throughout, but in the end, Rubin pulled through two tie-breakers to win 7-6, 7-6 and advance to the semis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a battle of top American juniors, Long Island's Noah Rubin defeated seventh-seeded Francis Tiafoe of College Park, Md. 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the Wimbledon Juniors Quarterfinals. Rubin's serve was a big weapon for him on the day on the fast grass courts of the All-England Club. He had...Read more