New York Tennis Magazine Staff
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Brian Coleman
One cliché you’ll commonly hear around sports is that a person can learn more from their losses than they can from their wins. While this may not always be the case, it certainly applies to Elana Zaretsky, a junior tennis player who has attended the Chris Lewit Tennis Academy’s summer camp in...Read more
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals. Medvedev came out victorious in two hours and 43 minutes, the longest best-of-three match in Nitto ATP Finals history, after downing Rafael Nadal...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Most players prefer either their forehand or backhand. Human nature is to try to stay away from the shot that is your opponent's strength. However, sometimes playing the ball to their strength allows you a bigger area to attack their weaker side. Many players with a very good forehand or backhand...Read more
Dominic Thiem won his first career Grand Slam at the U.S. Open earlier this fall.
Brian Coleman
This article was our featured cover story in the November/December 2020 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition After a long, multiple-week stint inside the U.S. Open bubble earlier this summer, Dominic Thiem had one more hurdle to jump over in order to finally...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
We lost the second set. It wasn’t merely a loss, but the slaughter of two players at 0-6—after winning the first set, 6-2. Pat, my partner, and I looked at each other in bewilderment. What happened? We have a problem and must fix it before the start of the third set tiebreak. We admitted we had...Read more
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These coaches share their thoughts on a wide variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging from...Read more
Conrad Singh and David Kilmer
We have to ask ourselves as coaches: what is the final and key developmental aspect when faced with 10 & Under Players moving to the full court? One dimension which won't change from green ball to performance yellow ball is court size. Players now have to use the full court which brings about a...Read more
Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In what was arguably the best match of 2020, Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London. “I think it was a great match from the first to the last point,” said Thiem. “I was pretty lucky to get that first set. I was 2/5 down...Read more
Steve Annacone
The best tennis players are very focused on serving and returning serve. If a player can develop a good serve and/or a good return of serve, they can control more of the points and take advantage of the opponent's weaker shots. It is a great mentality to think that after serving or returning , you...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The challenges faced by the tennis industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced tennis clubs and facilities to adapt and reconfigure the way in which they operate on a daily basis. With cases surging as we enter winter, measures to safeguard the health and safety of staff members,...Read more
Novak Djokovic kicked off his campaign with a resounding 6-3, 6-2 win over Schwartzman, marking the 12th straight time that he has won his opening round-robin match at the end-of-year championships.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Nitto ATP finals continued on Monday as the world’s top ranked player Novak Djokovic took on Argentine Diego Schwartzman. Djokovic kicked off his campaign with a resounding 6-3, 6-2 win over Schwartzman, marking the 12 th straight time that he has won his opening round-robin match at the end-of...Read more
Rohan Goetzke
Considering I’ve been around tennis for over 50 years, I can honestly say that tennis is one of those sports that’s harder than it looks! From playing tennis, coaching juniors, traveling and coaching on the tour, and managing tennis programs at federations and academies – over the years I’ve been...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In the 25 years I have been a tennis coach, I have encountered the eternal question from every parent, “Well, what does his/her potential look like to you?" In most cases, of course, it’s impossible to know. The kids usually come to me at an early age and every child has a different pace of...Read more
Chris Lewit
Many people don’t realize that tennis is a brutal game of psychological warfare. Far from the country club, genteel reputation of the sport, real competitive tennis is full of legal and illegal psychological manipulation and outright cheating. Why is this so? Three main reasons : The tennis rules...Read more