Feature Articles

July 20, 2017

Right around her fifth birthday, Vitalina Golod’s father began playing tennis and brought his daughter along with him. “He wanted to play for fun and decided that I should try it as well,” recalls Golod. “I can’t say that I had a natural talent for tennis. My progress has taken a lot of work, patience and a lot of time.”

July 20, 2017

The New York Empire (2-2) presented by Citi suffered its second straight defeat on Wednesday night, as the Philadelphia Freedoms (1-2) pulled away late to beat the Empire 25-13 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

July 19, 2017

The U.S. Open announced on Tuesday that the total prize money for the 2017 tournament will be $50.4 million, which makes it the largest purse in tennis history, up about $4 million, or nine percent, from last year’s winnings.

July 19, 2017

Mardy Fish of the New York Empire (2-1) pushed the Washington Kastles’ (1-1) Frances Tiafoe as close to the edge as he could, but Tiafoe’s youth proved to be too much as the Kastles outlasted the Empire through extended play and a supertiebreaker, 24-23.


Featured Blogs

July 17, 2017

Imaging playing great to get to the finals of the biggest stage in tennis. Here is your chance for immortality, your shot at striking out Babe Ruth or slamming on Michael Jordan and you get flattened over by a runaway freight train. You might just cry.


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By Steve Annacone
July 18, 2017

The most important technique idea on every shot is to watch the ball closely and make contact in the center of the...

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By Steve Annacone
July 11, 2017

Keep a mental note of the point you would like to play in your head. 

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By Steve Annacone
July 5, 2017

The more advanced the player, the more complicated our strategy seems to get. 

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Wed, 08/02/2017

The NYJTL Summer Gala at The Boathouse will take place on Wednesday, August 2. 

Sat, 08/12/2017

The Highland Park Tennis Association (HPTA) will host its Community Play Day on Saturday, August 12. Please contact Dionne Gill at Dionne.hptany@gmail.com for more information.