Brian Coleman
Last year, Luka Butera came to a decision that many top junior players often have to make. He began home schooling, and committed to training at the Centercourt Performance Tennis Academy full-time. “I played both tennis and soccer very competitively starting at a young age,” said Butera. “This is...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For just the fourth time in 30 years, the George Myers Church Cup trophy is coming back to the Eastern section. Team Eastern traveled to the Merion Cricket Club in Haverford, Penn., to compete against teams from other USTA sections for the Church Cup this past weekend. The Eastern team, captained...Read more
Press Release
The New York Empire is entering its second year of a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage healthy...Read more
Press Release
SPORTIME Randall's Island and John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) will host scholarship tryouts for talented and experienced players aged six through 16, as well as a more free-form athletic combine for children ages six through 10 who are new to the game, with special outreach to communities...Read more
Natalie Eordekian notched a 6-2, 6-3 win over defending champion Deliala Friedman to win the 2019 Girls Varsity Singles title.
Brian Coleman
The 31 st annual Mayor’s Cup brought the top tennis players from across New York City to The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, for another great week of interscholastic championships in divisions ranging from elementary school through the varsity level. Hundreds of...Read more
Cooper Williams helped lead the 14U team from the United States to a win at the Big Apple Cup.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The second annual Big Apple International Cup brought some of the best junior players in the world to the United States Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. as teams from Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Spain and the United States competed against one another. “The Big...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A wild and entertaining fortnight in Paris came to a close this past weekend as the tennis world put the 2019 French Open into the books . The two singles champions could not be more juxtaposed, as Rafael Nadal won at Roland Garros for a remarkable 12 th time, while Australia’s Ashleigh Barty took...Read more
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The King of Clay continued his mastery on Friday, as Rafael Nadal improved his record at the French Open to 92-2 after a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Roger Federer. Nadal’s worked through light rain and gusts of wind of up to 39 miles per hour, to dispatch of the world number three in two hours and 25...Read more
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Lonnie Mitchel
I see this all too often in my travels as a collegiate head coach at the State University of New York at Oneonta—many players being trained by academy pros being advised not to play high school tennis. As I also go through the many letters, notes and communication I receive from potential student/...Read more
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Harvey Becker
When you play only once or twice a week in a friendly (or unfriendly) doubles or singles match, it is hard to make big changes without constant practice. So here are a few fixes for you without having to make big changes to your game. Having coached all levels and ages for more than 25 years, here...Read more
Sloane Stephens will compete for the New York Empire when it takes on the Orange County Breakers on July 19.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi has announced that former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will play for the team on Thursday, July 18 at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning when the Empire take on the visiting Orange County Breakers. The match begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are on...Read more
A year after reaching the French Open finals, Dominic Thiem is back into the Roland Garros semifinals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem both notched straight-sets victories in their respective quarterfinal matches at the French Open on Thursday, setting up a semifinal clash between the top-ranked and fourth-ranked players in the world. Djokovic, owner of the last three Grand Slams on the ATP Tour,...Read more
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued her stunning run at the French Open as she took out defending champion and third-seed Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4 to secure spot in Paris’ final four on Thursday. The New Jersey-born Anisimova sealed the victory with a backhand winner up the line, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 Big Apple Cup continued on Wednesday, with teams from across the world competing against one another at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Some of the top junior players from Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico and Spain are in New York to battle top juniors from the Eastern...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans will have the opportunity to see two of the sport’s all-time greats, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, compete against one another for the 39 th time after each won their respective quarterfinal matchups at the French Open on Tuesday. The 11-time Roland Garros champion took on seventh-...Read more