New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will be hosting its 31 st annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, November 5 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The showcase gives high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an opportunity to meet college tennis coaches, collect information, listen to experts and learn about the...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Tennis is a great game for staying in shape. The fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness or your ability to do ordinary things, like carry a sack of groceries in from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
McKee/Staten Island Tech moved to 6-0 on the season on Tuesday afternoon, downing fellow PSAL League A4 opponent Susan Wagner 3-2 to bolster its first place lead. Miriam Aziz led the way with a 10-1 win over Rebecca Izyayeva as she improved to 4-0 in first singles play this season. Danielle Kezeli...Read more
You've battled for 12 straight games against a formidable, evenly matched opponent and now it's come down to one game
Mike Williams
You've battled for 12 straight games against a formidable, evenly matched opponent and now it's come down to one game. Your heart rate is picking up and your feet are barking. The end is inevitable, sudden and even the name, “Tiebreaker,” coined by Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Van Alen, says, “...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Athletic Club (NYAC) Men's National Team won the National Open Team Championships, which benefits the American Cancer Society, at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas for the sixth time in eight tries. Representing the USTA Eastern Section, the team from NYAC was captained by Jeffrey...Read more
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Queens College and Adelphi will be co-hosting the 2017 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II East Regional Championships Presented by Oracle this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Both the men's and women's championships began on...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first ever Laver Cup got underway in Prague on Friday afternoon, as Team Europe won the exhibition’s first two matches thanks to Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem. The Laver Cup consists of six European players taking on six players from the rest of the world. Played over three days, each day...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion and third-seed Caroline Wozniacki rallied back from a third-set deficit to beat American Shelby Rogers 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and reach the quarterfinals at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan. Wozniacki trailed 0-3 in the final set, but rallied to win 30 of the last 37 points and...Read more
Brian Coleman
The majority of our area’s top tennis coaches and program directors are tennis lifers who picked the game up at a young age and took to it right away. That isn’t exactly the case for Manhattan Tennis Academy’s Executive Director John Curtis. “I grew up as a baseball player, which wasn’t too far of...Read more
Rob Polishook
We all saw Roger Federer win yet another Grand Slam victory, totaling 19, undoubtedly making a strong case for being the GOAT … Greatest Of All-Time. However, that’s not the purpose of this article. Let’s leave that debate to others and bring our focus to the story behind the story. What is Roger’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP announced that it will try full electronic line-calling during the Next Gen Finals in November, using strictly technology and no linespeople on the court. “This could be a landmark moment for officiating,” said Gayle Bradshaw, ATP Vice President of Rules and Competition. “Our athletes...Read more
Brian Coleman
For as long as he can remember, Brooklyn’s Tyler Korobov has been playing tennis, getting his start playing the sport when he was around six- or seven-years-old on the public tennis courts of Manhattan Beach. “I started at a really young age, and we would just go to the courts and hit around,”...Read more
Luke Jensen
As we shut down a glorious summer of tennis and look forward to a great fall going into winter, I am just floored by the work done on the pro tour by the veterans who continue to amaze. When I played on the pro tour, players in their 30s were a rarity. Johnny Mac, Jimmy Connors and Martina...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Lady Judges of Cardozo won its first match of the season on Friday afternoon, downing Bayside 3-2. Katherine Kachkarov led the way for Cardozo with a 10-0 win over Jennifer Yoo at first singles, while Emily Moczulski defeated Cosette Futoran by the same score at second singles to give Cardozo...Read more