Press Release
The United States Tennis Association today announced that fans will be welcomed back to the US Open for the 2021 tournament, and that tickets to the event will be put on sale to the general public on Thursday, July 15, beginning at 12 pm ET. Additionally, longtime US Open partner American Express...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 100 players hit the courts at Sportime Quogue on Saturday to compete in the first installment of the 2021 Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge event series. The players were spread throughout eight divisions of play across the beautiful 20 outdoor courts in the Hamptons, enjoying...Read more
Press Release
The crosscourt serve-and-volley Singles game including the alley, known as One-On-One Doubles, will rock the Hamptons in July with some of the top serve-and-volley players from the east coast entering. The $1500 Hamptons One-On-One Doubles Shootout is slated to be held at Doug DeGroot’s Hither...Read more
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Slinger Bag Inc. an innovative sports brand reinventing the way athletes use equipment to improve game performance, has announced that David Grutman is joining the company as a strategic advisor. Grutman, a Miami-based entrepreneur, is known globally for his expertise in branding within the...Read more
Steve Annacone
When I was growing up, we were always taught to keep the ball deep. The idea was to push your opponent back and give them very few opportunities to move forward. These days, there are a lot of players who start the point standing relatively deep in the court. This pretty much negates the "hit the...Read more
Gilad Bloom
This article first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. Despite plenty of new names coming up over the last two decades, we still see familiar faces winning trophies at the last two majors with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sometimes, as a tennis player, you exist on an island. Alone, solo, under the lights of your local club or drenched in the sun, there you are ... between the lines, either gaining the accolades of glory hitting the winning shot or facing the weight of defeat. There are no teammates to pass to; no...Read more
Anna Tatishvili
I don’t remember myself without tennis. I first picked up a tennis racket at the age of four and ever since then we have become inseparable. A lot has changed in my life over the course of these many years but tennis is and always will be a significant part of me. The love for the game, for me, is...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This is the ninth installment of Dr. Tom Ferraro’s “The Tennis Guru” series. To read the first parts, Click Here . The trio awoke the next morning, cleaned up camp and continued on their trek up the mountain to meet The Tennis Guru. Yin felt strong and happy. He had met a wise mentor in Virgil who...Read more
Steve Annacone
I’m sure we have all experienced having a great practice session only to find ourselves in a match struggling with the very same shots we hit well in practice. Even though you have executed these shots successfully in practice, it is a whole different world when you are trying to win a match. Your...Read more
Novak Djokovic came back from two sets down to reach the French Open quarterfinals on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was an exciting day of tennis in Paris at the 2021 French Open as top-seed Novak Djokovic was nearly upset by Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti. But Djokovic overcame the young Italian and advanced with a 6-7(7), 6-7(2), 6-1, 6-0, 4-0 (ret.) victory. “After I lost the second set and went out to change and...Read more
Serena Williams got past a difficult third round opponent in fellow American Danielle Collins on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Men’s Singles (2) Daniil Medvedev d. Reilly Opelka 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 (6) Alexander Zverev d. Laslo Dere 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 Federico Delbonis d. (27) Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 Kei Nishikori d. Henri Laaksonen 7-5 (ret.) Alejandro Davidovich Fokina d. Casper Ruud 7-6(3), 2-6, 7-6(6), 0-6, 7-5 (12) Pablo...Read more
Chris Lewit
The forehand has become the premier dominant shot in modern tennis, especially in the men’s game. Toni Nadal, the legendary Spanish coach, even goes so far as to describe the forehand as “the most important shot in the game.” Most coaches and players would probably disagree with Uncle Toni, and...Read more
Magda Linette had top-seed Ash Barty on the ropes before Barty was forced to retire. Linette is now into the French Open third round.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Results from Day Five at the 2021 French Open Men’s Singles (8) Roger Federer d. Marin Cilic 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(4), 6-2 Mikael Ymer d. (14) Gael Monfils 6-0, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 (1) Novak Djokovic d. Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 (9) Matteo Berrettini d. Federico Coria 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 (18) Jannik Sinner d...Read more
Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix founded Love Serving Autismin 2016, and has since used tennis to help expand life skills for both kids and adults with special needs.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital issue. April was World Autism Month, an observance created by the Autism Society of America to promote awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all. An organization that has...Read more