New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Murray continues to work his way back onto the tour after missing nearly a year with a hip injury. The Briton sought a wildcard entry into the Eastbourne International as he gets himself ready for Wimbledon. “I’m looking forward to getting some more time on the grass courts at Eastbourne,”...Read more
Press Release
For the first time in World TeamTennis' 43-season history, every WTT match will be available to watch as the league has announced a new streaming platform: WTT.tv presented by Geico. With 43 matches over 22 days in six team markets, the 2018 WTT.tv schedule will include more than 100 hours of...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, the New York Empire presented by Citi announced a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Thursday, the USTA announced a new change in rules for the U.S. Open ballpersons, who will now roll the ball from point-to-point as opposed to throwing between positions. Rolling the balls when changing positions is traditionally the way it is done at the other Grand Slams. “By rolling between...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In any player's life, there are defining moments. These moments can take place while playing a match, while watching someone else play, or simply by having a conversation. When looking back at my 42 years in this game as a player and a coach, I can single out a few events that had a lasting effect...Read more
Rob Polishook
Think back to the last Grand Slam final you saw … the winner and runner-up always raise the microphone and shout out to their team, thanking them for their unwavering support. In order for any athlete to reach the highest level of performance, there are underlying principals which can serve as a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. Each town in the Hamptons has its own unique feel, with a variety of activities available from simply going...Read more
Lisa Dodson
Competitive players often find that they cannot maintain consistent play, focus and a strong positive attitude during matches. Let’s consider a “Competitive Player” as one who, at any level, plays matches that are important to them. We would expect a higher-level player to be more evolved and a...Read more
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Sharapova and American Madison Keys, a 2018 French Open finalist, have withdrawn from the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, England. The event takes place June 18-24, just weeks before the start of Wimbledon. Sharapova said she needed rest after reaching the French Open quarterfinals. Keys...Read more
Luke Jensen
I was thinking about all of you who follow this column and have been extremely loyal after all these years. I was thinking about your tennis … your wins, your losses, while looking ahead to see what is next. It came to me to ask you … Are you improving? Do you feel that all of this time on the...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
Coming back from our first men’s tennis match with a win in tow in the van back to Oneonta, N.Y., with the players asleep in the back, is some of the best time for me to gather my thoughts. I comprised our efforts and appreciated their win almost as much as they did. I knew the hard work that...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Empire, presented by Citi, has announced the themes for each of its seven home matches during the 2018 season at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Featuring live entertainment, games, food trucks and face painting, the team will welcome guests...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son was...Read more
Bay Ridge Prep's Deliala Friedman won the Girls Varsity Singles division of the 2018 Mayor's Cup Championships.
Brian Coleman
The country’s largest interscholastic tennis tournament descended on the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx this past week as hundreds of participants from public, private and parochial schools in New York City competed in the 30th annual Mayor’s Cup. New York Junior Tennis...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans can begin purchasing tickets for the 2018 U.S. Open as the tournament’s ticket sales officially opened up on Monday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Open, and there will be special recognitions and ceremonies throughout Fan Week and the Main...Read more