Steve Annacone
I know this sounds pretty crazy, but you should not be trying to think while you are playing a point in a tennis match. This idea goes against what our mind is telling us as well as what it is trying to do. We will usually have the tendency to try to work things out in our head during the exchange...Read more
Press Release
The world’s top two men’s tennis players will square off in a special one-night championship match when all-time tennis great Rafael Nadal visits Las Vegas for the first time to meet current world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in “THE SLAM: Nadal vs. Alcaraz,” hosted by MGM Resorts International. The event...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
Even though it’s rarely talked about, guilt is one of these hidden emotions that influences many athletes, whether they are amateurs or pros. Guilt is felt when a tennis player pities are weaker opponent, or when a player fails to win a match and chastises themselves with self-ridicule. If a player...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These coaches share their thoughts on a wide variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging from...Read more
Steven Kaplan
The split step is an essential tennis movement that is often misunderstood, poorly-performed and misapplied. With a little knowledge of WHY, WHEN and HOW to perform the split step, you will move quicker and faster, and have better balance on the tennis court. WHY do we need to Split Step? All...Read more
Some of Centercourt's top junior players including Michael Zheng (green shirt), Nishesh Basavareddy (white shirt) and Nathan Barki (black shirt) training last summer.
Brian Coleman
Building a tennis academy is no easy task. Beyond the obvious challenges of running a large business of that nature, establishing a reputable academy for junior player development takes a committed team of people working in unison, and providing an environment for players in the academy to grow...Read more
Nick Bollettieri speaks at the 2019 New York Tennis Expo.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri passed away at his home in Florida on Sunday night at the age of 91. One of the pillars of tennis coaching over the last half-century, Bollettieri was a Hall of Fame coach who coached the likes of Andre Agassi and Monica Seles, as well as founding his own...Read more
Brian Coleman
For high school-aged tennis players, looking towards the future and where they will embark on the next chapter of their lives in college can be a daunting endeavor, and it can be difficult to know where to even begin when searching for the right fit. Similarly, for college coaches, searching for...Read more
Brian Coleman
This article is the cover story for the November/December 2022 edition of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition. In the last few months in professional tennis we have seen the exits of not only two of the sport’s greatest players ever, in Serena Williams and Roger...Read more
Cinto Casanova
Tactical thinking is an area that gets often overlooked in junior tennis programs all over the world. There is a tendency among coaches to over train “how to hit the ball” and under train “how to play the game”. Technical and Tactical sides of tennis are both equally important and we have to allow...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Efforts to bring the sport—and all the athletic, scholastic and health benefits that it can help engender—to underserved youngsters around the country, have long been a goal, not just of the USTA, but of organizations in cities around the country. They are supported by civic institutions, donors,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine has put together a list of some of the top gift ideas for the tennis lover in your life this holiday season. 40 Love Lifestyle 39 Plandome Rd Manhasset, New York 11030 www.40LoveLifestyle.com 40Love 3.JPG (516) 570-0781 Instagram: @40LoveLifestyle Tennis inspired fine...Read more
Brian Coleman
Throughout our lives, we are lucky if we come across even one person that can serve as a mentor of sorts; someone who helps us see things in ourselves that we didn’t know were there, and puts us on the right path. For Chris Lewit, that person came into his life in the early 2000s following a...Read more
Press Release
When the Delray Beach Open returns February 10-19, it will mark the ATP Tour event’s 25th year at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. A strong player field is already committing to battle at the quarter-century celebration including world top 10 player American Taylor Fritz, who just...Read more
Chris Lewit
We can all learn how to hit the drop shot better by observing the master of this shot—Carlos Alcaraz—in action. Alcaraz has recently skyrocketed up the rankings to reach #1 in the world and his dropshot has become a consistent and effective weapon that he uses to tire opponents and keep them off...Read more