United States Tennis Association

Benjamin Cardozo HS tennis star takes city title again
Benjamin Cardozo HS tennis star takes city title again
News Liam La Guerre 5/23/2014 at 2:27PM

Benjamin Cardozo junior tennis player Sabrina Xiong became a two-time PSAL individual champion after defeating Stefani Lineva of Forest Hills High School on Wednesday at the National Tennis Center.

‘Biggest Loser’ trainer Bob Harper helps kids get active at US Open
‘Biggest Loser’ trainer Bob Harper helps kids get active at US Open
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/02/2013 at 1:57PM

Fitness expert and “Biggest Loser” star Bob Harper served up some fun for children at the US Open. Harper played tennis with young players on Saturday, August 31, after helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announce a new coalition to get kids active and healthy through sports. The tennis association is partnering with 20 [...]

Michelle Obama, tennis stars, celebrities highlight Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Michelle Obama, tennis stars, celebrities highlight Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/25/2013 at 2:23PM

First lady Michelle Obama headlined a star-studded 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on August 24 to kick off the US Open and send a message of being healthy and staying active. As part of her “Let’s Move!” campaign, Obama spoke at the event to encourage children to strive towards their goals, whether it’s in sports, education [...]

USTA plans to build roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium
USTA plans to build roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/14/2013 at 4:48PM

Updated Thursday, August 15 Tennis fans may no longer have to suffer when it rains during the U.S. Open. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) officially announced on Thursday that it will construct a retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the central court in the Grand Slam tournament, as a part of sweeping $550 million [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/22/2012 at 7:15AM

Heat Brings Outages, Voltage Reductions To Some; Fun To Others The second day of near-triple-digit temperatures brought power outages and voltage reductions to thousands across the city. As of 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Con Edison is reporting more than 2,500 outages across the five boroughs. 1,019 of those outages are in Brooklyn, while 906 are [...]

Expansions for the US Open expected to draw more crowds, funds
Expansions for the US Open expected to draw more crowds, funds
News Alexa Altman 6/15/2012 at 1:19PM

Prospective development at the home of the US Open could mean an ace for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Queens. Members of the USTA and borough officials served up information about the upcoming plans, set to begin in the fall of 2013, at a meeting on Thursday, June 14 at the Tennis Center [...]