Steve Annacone
I have always thought my math skills were pretty good. My grades in every math related class I ever took were A's; except for geometry (C). Ironically, one of the best things I do on the tennis court is to use angles to win the point…weird. Tennis is really all about math. If you can make a high...Read more
Gilad Bloom
As the old saying goes, “You should always learn from your mistakes.” I add to that you should also learn from other people's mistakes. Throughout my coaching career, I have tried to learn from my mistakes and just like everyone else, I certainly made lots of them over the years. The trick is to...Read more
Pavlo "Pasha" Bednarzh with one of his MatchPoint NYC players, Milana Markov, after a championship win.
Brian Coleman
One area of strength for any tennis academy, club or facility is its ability to take its youngest and most beginner-level players and transition them into becoming competitive junior players. For MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn, a major factor in its success with progressing tennis players is Pavlo “...Read more
Chris Lewit
“Necesito el ritmo,”—“I need (the) rhythm”—is a common phrase heard on the tennis court in Spain, both from players and coaches. Rhythm, cadence, timing, and control are essential aspects of the Spanish style of training. What is rhythm and why is it important in Spain? How do you achieve good...Read more
Rob Polishook
We have all experienced it…that time when our game was just not clicking and you felt a little off. Maybe it was your serve? Maybe it was the forehand or volley? So what did you do? If you’re like most players, you went out to the courts with a hopper of balls and drilled serves until your arm felt...Read more
Press Release
MSG Networks today announced it will be airing live coverage of upcoming ATP and WTA tennis tournaments throughout the month of August. The network’s tennis broadcasts will feature live tournament action from the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, the...Read more
Press Release
Har-Tru will sponsor the historic Citi Open® Tournament, held next week in Washington D.C.’s Rock Creek Park. The four-year arrangement provides the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center with new hard court surfacing for the event and Har-Tru clay court material for the community courts at the...Read more
Press Release
Six new members of the USTA Eastern Hall of Fame will be inducted later this summer, as the 35th annual Celebration will be held at The River Club on Friday, August 26. The 2022 class of the Hall of Fame includes: Nick Bollettieri Acclaimed tennis coach Billy Davis 11-time ATA National Champion Bob...Read more
American Danielle Collins competed for the Orlando Storm of the World TeamTennis in 2020.
Press Release
World TeamTennis, the nation’s only professional, mixed-gender team tennis league, has announced that it is accepting expansion proposals from prospective ownership groups and markets that are interested in acquiring a WTT franchise. WTT, which played in single locations during the 2020 and 2021...Read more
Steven Kaplan
There has been a lot of discussion and controversy in the tennis world lately over the need to adjust technique in accordance with front or cross eye dominance. Notably high profile coach, Patrick Mouratoglou has been outspoken on this topic and is an advocate of learning and modifying techniques...Read more
Press Release
John and Patrick McEnroe have announced that they will be joined by Bob and Mike Bryan, the Bryan Brothers, at the 8th Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The Bryan Brothers are the all-time winningest ATP doubles team and their presence, along...Read more
Carrie-Anne Hoo (pictured left) and partner Nancy Lee (pictured right) after winning the Gold Ball at the Level 1 National Winter Championships in Tucson, Arizona
Brian Coleman
At the beginning of this year, Brooklyn native Carrie-Anne Hoo walked through the doors of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and found a sign in the front lobby which recognized her recent accomplishment. She was fresh off a successful tournament at the Level 1 National Winter...Read more
Brian Coleman
Tennis and the real estate business; on the surface, these two things don’t have anything in common. But if you look closely, the ways to be successful in both of these fields often overlap. It takes dedication, discipline and confidence, and at their cores, they both require focusing on the...Read more
Press Release
The USTA today released the men's and women's singles entry lists for the 2022 US Open. Click to view the full entry lists: Men's Singles | Women's Singles The United States leads all nations with 15 women and 13 men earning direct entry. The American women in the field include six-time singles...Read more
Steve Annacone
Tennis professionals and coaches all have their own way of communicating. However, there are many words of wisdom coming from your instructors that have been repeated so many times, they get taken for granted and are often overlooked in a match situation. These can be your most helpful ideas out on...Read more