| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the concerns around the 2020 US Open would be the potential lack of star power that would travel to New York, but those doubts have been eased a bit this week. During the US Open’s official press conference on Tuesday, Serena Williams joined in with a video message to announce her excitement...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave permission for the USTA to host this year’s US Open, with the tournament scheduled to begin on time on August 31. “The US Open will be held in Queens, NY, without fans from August 31 to September 13,” Cuomo said in a tweet from his official Governor...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced major organizational changes on Monday , including the elimination of 100 jobs as part of a “transformational plan” to restructure the governing body of tennis in the United States. “We have an opportunity to reimagine the structure of the...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In response to the tension filling our country at the moment, USTA Eastern reached out to its members on Friday to let them know that it will be taking several steps to examine its support for diversity in the section. These measures include: Developing methods to capture data on diversity...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A report in the New York Times indicated that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) has begun exploring alternative locatioins to host the 2020 US Open later this summer. The US Open , which accounts for more than 80 percent of the organizations revenue, is set to begin in late August, but...Read more
The USTA Eastern Section was named the 2019 Team USA Player Development Section of the Year by the United States Tennis Association.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Section was named the 2019 Team USA Player Development Section of the Year by the United States Tennis Association. In its press release announcing all the year’s award winners, the USTA stated: “ USTA Eastern has developed one of the strongest junior pipelines in the nation and...Read more
  | By Press Release
On Wednesday, the USTA compiled tips and guidelines, botrh for players and facilities, on what to do when returning to the courts. The USTA said: “The USTA recognizes that the coronavirus has been affecting different parts of the country in different ways and with different timing. We therefore...Read more
Members of USTA Long Island pose for a picture along with Emilio Sanchez and Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario at the 2020 Eastern Conference.
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of Long Island Tennis Magazine. You can see the full digital edition by clicking here . The top industry professionals and tennis leaders in the Eastern section gathered for the annual USTA Eastern Conference earlier this winter. Once again...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Worldwide, the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought us into charted territory. In these times of social distancing and isolation, communication has never been more important. We know that tennis, and sports, take a back seat to the well-being and health of the public at-large, but we wanted to...Read more