Articles

May 22, 2017

A closer look at the area’s top tennis equipment and apparel providers, including Grand Slam Tennis, High Country Ski & Tennis, PGA Tour Superstore, Set Point Tennis, Tennis East and TopSpin Tennis & Fitness.

May 19, 2017

I decided to read a tennis book to improve my game, and complement my practices in drills and lessons with instructors. But let’s face it … I need more than a book, I need a library.

May 19, 2017

The Big Apple will become the City of Light this June when “Roland-Garros in the City” arrives in time for the famed French Open finals, June 9 – 11.

May 18, 2017

Most New York tennis players are familiar with the two most popular tennis-teaching organizations: The PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) and the USPTA (Professional Tennis Association). They both offer workshops and testing to become certified tennis teachers. Each organization has about 15,000 members.

May 18, 2017

I’ve seen it time and again. Players working on their open-stance forehand with their bent elbows and breaking wrists trying to hit the ball like Rafael Nadal. I get it, just like you, I’ve dreamt of hitting just one forehand as big as Rafa’s ... and yet it’s never happened.

May 17, 2017

Susan Wagner advanced to the second round of the PSAL “A” Division playoffs with a 5-0 win over fellow Staten Island-foe Curtis on Tuesday afternoon.

May 16, 2017

With two new stadium courts seating more than 800 at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will welcome fans and supporters with free admission to the Mayor's Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships from June 1-11.

May 16, 2017

The Federation Francaise Tennis (FFT) announced the wild cards for the 2017 French Open live on Facebook on Tuesday, and one big name was left off of that list.

May 15, 2017

Roger Federer announced on Monday that he will be skipping this year’s French Open in order to better prepare himself for the grass and hard court seasons.

May 15, 2017

Rafael Nadal has certainly been living up to “King of Clay” nickname thus far in 2017, adding to his trophy collection on Sunday with a 7-6(8), 6-4 win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem to win the Mutua Madrid Open for the fifth time in his career.

May 12, 2017

St. John’s Roberto Livi, Alan Nunez Aguilera, Jessica Livianu and Anna Morozova were named to All-BIG EAST teams on Friday.

May 12, 2017

Queens College head women's tennis coach Alan Nagel and men's and women's assistant coach Fabio Minami have been honored with regional awards from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). 

May 12, 2017

On its quest for a 10th straight PSAL championship, Beacon rolled through the regular season on a mission, going 10-0 after Thursday afternoon’s 5-0 win over Hunter.

May 11, 2017

The Stuyvesant Hitmen snapped a two-match losing streak on Wednesday afternoon, downing the High School for American Studies 5-0.

May 9, 2017

SPORTIME and The John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) today announced that JMTA Co‐Director Patrick McEnroe will be overseeing summer tennis training at the JMTA satellite at SPORTIME Amagansett, in the Town of East Hampton, beginning in summer 2017.   

May 9, 2017

R Baby Foundation hosted its seventh annual New York Tennis Tournament: Serving to Save Babies’ Lives on Saturday at MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn, as twenty-four doubles teams came together for a competitive day of tennis and to raise money for great cause.

May 8, 2017

Everyone is eager to improve their tennis game, and USTA ratings are a fair indicator as to a player’s “competitive” skill set.

May 8, 2017

Toni Nadal has been instrumental in the development of his nephew, Rafael, into a world-class tennis player. I recently had the good fortune to study with him in Mallorca, Spain at the new Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy. 

May 5, 2017

Tennis is one of the most technical sports to learn. Unlike basketball or soccer where someone can pick up a ball and play right away, it will take a young child up to a year or more to develop the skills to engage in realistic competition. 

May 5, 2017

The Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships is the cream of the crop when it comes to showcasing the world’s top junior tennis talent, and the 55th edition of the tournament in Miami, Fla. was no exception. 

May 5, 2017

Both men and women from Columbia’s tennis programs were honored with All-Ivy League selections, as voted upon by the league’s eight head coaches.

May 5, 2017

James Madison’s Omer Khalifa won the PSAL Boys Tennis Invitational Tournament in late April, beating Townsend Harris’ Justin Chen 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

May 4, 2017

St. John’s freshman Jessica Livianu becomes the first player in program history to be selected to compete in the NCAA Division I Women’s Singles Championship, the NCAA announced on Wednesday.