Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 10/23/14

LONDON - DECEMBER 03: Tennis legends, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras of United States pose for photos before the BlackRock Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall on December 3, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
New York, June 11, 2012 – Days after its top junior player, Noah Rubin, reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 French Open junior event, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy announced that it will hold its second-ever open tryout day for young tennis players interested in joining the program, with participants eligible to earn full and partial scholarships. Now expanding, with annexes on Long Island and in Westchester to open in September 2012, the JMTA continues to draw a wide range of talented young people from all walks of life who are interested in learning tennis from its Hall of Fame namesake and from the elite team of JMTA coaches that have been assembled. The third annual session of the Academy will begin this September. “The Academy is all about giving young people, some of whom may not have had a chance to excel at tennis, an opportunity to do so, in an environment that encourages a balanced lifestyle, and we are proud to be able to offer talented players the chance to join us,”...
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