New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last year, at Verdi's Restaurant in Whitestone, Queens, the Professional Tennis Management (PTM) students from Queens College toasted their seven brethren, dubbed the "Original 7", who were about to complete their third and final PTM semester. They had started back in January of 2020, and after six...Read more
Brian Coleman
When Ash Barty unexpectedly retired earlier this year, it left a void at the top of the women’s rankings. She was the world number one and had been for a couple of years, but her departure meant it was time for someone else to take that mantle. Enter Iga Swiatek. The 20-year-old from Poland...Read more
Press Release
For the tenth year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out inforce at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday, June 11, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent. The goal of both...Read more
Osgar O’Hoisin defeated Martin Redlicki to win the One-On-One Doubles title. Pictured left to right: O’Hoisin, Ed Krass (Founder of One-On-One Doubles) and Redlicki.
Press Release
The historic St. Petersburg Tennis Center was treated to a special day of serve-and-volley tennis that included food trucks, a live band, DJ and 16 players with ATP and ITF tournament experience. The $15,000 Florida One-On-One Doubles Championships, presented by Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater, was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Mutua Madrid Open wrapped up this weekend, with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur claiming the Women’s Singles title on Saturday, and Spain’s own Carlos Alcaraz winning the Men’s Singles title on Sunday. Alcaraz continued his spectacular 2022 season with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over third-ranked Alexander Zverev...Read more
Press Release
Har-Tru, LLC announced today that the company has acquired Lobster Sports, Inc, the world’s leading supplier of portable, pickleball and tennis, ball machines. The move adds a line of technologically advanced products that focus on players, game improvement, and health and well-being. Lobster...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) celebrated 50 years of service last night at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, where individuals from across the country came together to reflect on the legacy and future of the organization’s commitment to underserved NYC youth in all five boroughs. Since its...Read more
Press Release
The Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) and Platinum, Inc. announced today that Platinum, Inc. has donated a four-year scholarship through the JMTP Sponsored Scholarship Program. Through the program, individual or institutional donors sponsor a young tennis aspirant who would otherwise lack the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former World No. 5 Kevin Anderson announced his retirement from professional tennis on Tuesday. In a multi-part post to Twitter , Anderson said: “Today I finally arrived at the difficult decision to retire from professional tennis. There are so many people who helped me along the way, and believed...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After being found guilty earlier this month of hiding assets in regards to his bankruptcy filing in 2017, German tennis legend Boris Becker was sentenced in a London court on Friday. The six-time major champion and former world No. 1 was sentenced to two-and-a-half years by a jury in London’s...Read more
Dr. Allen Berger and Jim Klein
What happens when you show up to take a tennis lesson? Typically the pro will ask you what you want to work on. Being eager to improve your game you tell the coach that your backhand was off in your last league match. “Can you help me figure out what I am doing wrong with my backhand?”, you plead...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is proud to announce that USTA Eastern will be a sponsor for the NYJTL Bronx Open this year. The NYJTL Bronx Open will now become only the second professional tennis tournament within the calendar year in the Eastern Section alongside the US Open. The $...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from across New York City on Monday afternoon. See more details at psal.org: ►Grover Cleveland 5, Newtown 0 ►Flushing 4, Newcomers 1 ►Beach Channel 3, John Bowne 2 ►Townsend Harris 3, Forest Hills 2 ►Jamaica 5, John Adams 0 ►Bayside 5, Thomas Edison 0 ►Maspeth 5, Long Island City 0...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A star-studded weekend of tennis took place across the globe, as Poland’s Iga Swiatek continued her dominance on the WTA Tour, while Carlos Alcaraz captured his third title of the season with a win in Barcelona, and Russia’s Andrey Rublev stunned Novak Djokovic in Belgrade. Swiatek won her 23 rd...Read more
Brian Coleman
At the beginning of this year, USPTA Eastern ushered in a new era in the organization’s history as Michael Smookler was named its new President. While Smookler is new to the role of President, he takes over the position with a wealth of experience on USPTA boards dating back to 2005. “Our goal is...Read more