NYC's Premier Junior Program
Steve Annacone
There are obviously many different styles of play in tennis. Most players are put in one category or the other: offensive or defensive. However, the best players tend to be the ones who can do some of both. More importantly, the player who eventually wins the match is likely to be the one who...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from across New York City on Monday, via PSAL : Bard 5, Seward Park 0 Hunter 5, Beacon 0 Lab Museum 5, Frederick Douglass 0 Bronx Science 5, Stuyvesant 0 High School for American Studies 5, Eleanor Roosevelt 0 Lincoln 5, John Dewey 0 Franklin Lane 5, Robert F. Kennedy 0 The...Read more
One of the most under-developed skill sets for competitive tennis players is their ability to scout opponents and then build a winning plan against their opponent based on their scouting.
Conrad Singh
One of the most under-developed skill sets for competitive tennis players is their ability to scout opponents and then build a winning plan against their opponent based on their scouting. The ability to create a game plan from scouting opponents is an essential factor for the player to be able to...Read more
Brian Coleman
Earlier this fall, the Flushing Meadows Corona Park courts played host to a special kind of junior tennis tournament, the Matt Stevenson Junior Tennis Tournament. This unique event used the platform of competition to raise awareness on the importance of mental health. Click Here to see more photos...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Nyla Ferdinand won her match at first singles to lead Beacon to the 5-0 victory over the High School for American Studies on Wednesday afternoon. Naisha Rathi won her match at second singles, while Mia Sarzynska notched a third singles victory. To round out the scoring for Beacon, Maya Joy...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Francis Lewis defeated Forest Hills 4-1 on Tuesday afternoon, improving its record to 5-2 and into a first-place tie with Forest Hills in New York City’s A1 League. Wen Shan Lin won 10-3 at first singles, while Hee Joo Shin won at second singles and Evgenia Sakellaridis notched a victory at third...Read more
Steve Annacone
In almost every match, one player is usually the favorite. Sometimes this is based on ranking and results and other times it is based on what they look like hitting the ball and the weapons that they possess. If the player who is ranked lower or is perceived as being the weaker player, wins the...Read more
Press Release
Slinger, a leading connected sports company, today announced that it has agreed to acquire PlaySight Interactive Ltd. ( www.playsight.com ), a pioneer and leader across sports video technology, data capture, high performance analytics and automated video production. Coupled with the recent...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Oralie Joseph Gabriel won 10-4 at first singles to lead Brooklyn Tech to the shutout victory over Leon Goldstein, and push the Engineers to 4-0 on the season. Below are other scores in New York City from this past weekend, via PSAL : ►Lab Museum 5, Frederick Douglass 0 ►Fort Hamilton 5, Abraham...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Cardozo defeated Forest Hills 3-2 on Thursday afternoon to improve to 3-3 on the season, and hand Forest Hills its first loss of the season to drop the Lady Rangers to 5-1 this year. Olivia Benton won at first singles and Jasmine Siong won her match at third singles to help lead the Lady Judges. At...Read more
Steve Annacone
Football teams spend hours and hours watching film of past games to determine what is working, and what is not. Tennis players may not always have the luxury of accessing film of their matches, but a good coach can help a player come up with a plan that will have a greater chance of success based...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the better part of two decades, Jeffrey Appel has been known as the Mayor of New York Tennis. Through his support, mentoring, and his passion for the game, he has helped countless tennis players maximize their opportunities on the court and off the court with their careers. New York Tennis...Read more
Ioonna Felix (right) with multiple-time Slam Champion Bethanie Mattek-Sands (middle) and Dr. David Altchek (left) at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Brian Coleman
At the beginning of this year, Ioonna Felix was named the Regional Council Director for USTA Eastern’s Metro Region, a role she will serve in through the end of 2022. As a native of New York City, Felix was excited to take the baton from previous Director Pablo Sierra, and continuing to grow the...Read more
Steve Annacone
Watching the Laver Cup last weekend has made it pretty obvious that tennis (at all levels) comes down to combining consistent serving with consistent returning over the course of the match. This is the case in both singles and doubles. Europe did this better than the World in this year's event...Read more
Anna Tatishvili coaching at a Cary Leeds Center Academy practice session.
Brian Coleman
As she approached the possibility of a fourth surgery on her ankle, Anna Tatishvili faced the tough decision that many professional athletes must face at one point in their careers: continue to work through rehab and play through pain, or hang it up. “It was towards the end of 2019, I was rehabbing...Read more