Barbara Wyatt
It hit me the other day. Not a tennis ball, but a realization. Our tennis pros hung up their racquets and stayed home during the pandemic. These men and women made the same financial sacrifice as personal trainers, physical therapists, restaurant and café owners, bookstore owners, and other small...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. New York’s harsh winters make outdoor tennis strictly a seasonal sport—unless you can move it indoors. And while indoor tennis may seem like an...Read more
Steve Annacone
Serving is all about the toss, timing and rhythm. Hitting a first serve more than 100 miles per hour and then hitting a second serve 20-30 miles per hour slower makes it very difficult to time the motion and point of contact. In addition, the variation in the speed often affects the toss because...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the fourth part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. You can read the first three parts here at NYTennisMag.com . As the boat bumped up against the dock, Yin awoke and looked about. He saw Virgil the Turtle standing on the Dock and beyond him was a pathway through the woods and...Read more
Brian Coleman
Down two-sets-to-love at the end of a two-week long tournament, it can be hard to find any sort of energy to pull yourself out of that sort of hole. But for Austria’s Dominic Thiem, and the notion of his first Grand Slam title hanging in the balance, he managed to find a way. Thiem completed the...Read more
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Naomi Osaka is back into the U.S. Open final after defeating American Jennifer Brady on Thursday night.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Thursday night at the U.S. Open played host to two thrilling women’s semifinal matches, as Naomi Osaka took on American Jennifer Brady before Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka played for the 24 th time in their careers. Osaka overcame a very-game Brady, who had been dominant throughout the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Victoria Azarenka and Dominic Thiem made quick work of their opponents in their respective quarterfinal matches inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals. Azarenka was up first and dismantled the 16 th seed Elise Mertens 6-1, 6-0 in one hour and 13 minutes,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
With tennis continuing to return to our lives in New York, Bonnie Briar Country Club in Larchmont, N.Y. will be hosting a One-On-One Doubles Shootout on Saturday, October 10. “Bonnie Briar Country Club is excited to host NY One-On-One Doubles Shootout on Saturday, October 10,” said Ryan Horn,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Naomi Osaka and Jennifer Brady will meet for a spot in the U.S. Open finals on Thursday after both players won their respective quarterfinal matches on Tuesday. Brady was the first through as she continued her torrid fortnight in New York City by defeating 23 rd seed Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-2. “I...Read more
Steve Annacone
Watching the ball is the most important point of focus when trying to hit a tennis ball well. It is a necessity if you are striving for that consistently solid hit. Your line of vision is something that is rarely mentioned, but equally as important. If you can focus on the area to your right or...Read more
Each year, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), a 501(c)(3) founded by tennis legend John McEnroe, hosts a pro-am event in the Hamptons to raise money in support of the charity’s mission.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), a 501(c)(3) founded by tennis legend John McEnroe, hosts a pro-am event in the Hamptons to raise money in support of the charity’s mission of providing free community and school programs and scholarships to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy to under-...Read more
2018 U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka bulldozed her way into the third-round of this year’s tournament on Wednesday night, defeating Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-1, 6-2.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
2018 U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka bulldozed her way into the third-round of this year’s tournament on Wednesday night , defeating Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-1, 6-2. It was a showdown of two big hitters, and Osaka played the cleaner match with 14 winners to only 11 unforced errors, advancing in one...Read more
Mark Gellard, coach of top WTA pro Magda Linette, watches from the stands as Linette wins her opening round match the 2020 U.S. Open.
Mark Gellard
This year has not been good. From bushfires in Australia to earthquakes in Croatia, floods in Indonesia to a global pandemic, and now numerous instances of police brutality, it is safe to say things have not gone how we had hoped. However, despite all of these catastrophes, many places across the...Read more
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm.
Chris Lewit
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm. Rally length data promoted by analysts like Craig O’Shannessy have supported the concept of aggressive first-strike tennis at the top of the game. However, while the...Read more