Mark Gellard, coach of top WTA pro Magda Linette, watches from the stands as Linette wins her opening round match the 2020 U.S. Open.
Mark Gellard
This year has not been good. From bushfires in Australia to earthquakes in Croatia, floods in Indonesia to a global pandemic, and now numerous instances of police brutality, it is safe to say things have not gone how we had hoped. However, despite all of these catastrophes, many places across the...Read more
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm.
Chris Lewit
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm. Rally length data promoted by analysts like Craig O’Shannessy have supported the concept of aggressive first-strike tennis at the top of the game. However, while the...Read more
Aki Wolfson
I have taught tennis to people of all ages, from five-to-85-years-old, maybe even older, and one of my specialties is teaching wheelchair tennis. I am also Tournament Director for the annual Jana Hunsaker Wheelchair Tennis Tournament held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for 20...Read more
In a five-set battle that required three tiebreaks and nearly four hours, American Steve Johnson ousted compatriot John Isner 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) to advance to the U.S. Open second round.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a five-set battle that required three tiebreaks and nearly four hours, American Steve Johnson ousted compatriot John Isner 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) to advance to the U.S. Open second round. Johnson withstood 52 aces from Isner, saved nine break points and played a dominant final set...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan decided to retire prior to this year's U.S. Open. They have to go down as one of, if not the best, doubles teams of all time.
Steve Annacone
Bob and Mike Bryan decided to retire prior to this year's U.S. Open. They have to go down as one of, if not the best, doubles teams of all time. Watching them play helped me teach my students how to cover the ball hit down the middle in doubles. It always seemed like there were no dividing lines on...Read more
The Western & Southern Open resumed at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens with Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka winning their respective semifinal matches on Friday afternoon.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Western & Southern Open resumed at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens with Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka winning their respective semifinal matches on Friday afternoon. Osaka knocked off 14 th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-2, 7-6(5), saving 18 break points in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws for the Men's Singles and Women's Singles draws were revealed on Thursday. See the full draws below: Men's Singles: Men's 1.jpg MS 2.jpg Women's Singles: WS 1.jpg WS 2.jpgRead more
Press Release
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. today announced a new partnership to deliver virtual experiences during the US Open Tennis Championships, scheduled for August 31 to September 13, 2020. VIP Experiences will include two private VIP virtual hospitality...Read more
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open. “We just both feel it in our guts that it is the right moment,” said Mike Bryan. “At this age, it takes so much work to...Read more
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering.
Press Release
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering. On November 2, and running through mid-February, the USTA/Queens College- CUNY Professional Tennis Management will commence...Read more
Novak Djokovic overcame a stiff neck to advance at the Western & Southern Open on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former U.S. Open champion Andy Murray has kicked off his time inside the New York bubble with solid victories, following up his win over American Frances Tiafoe on Saturday with a three-set triumph over fifth-seed Alex Zverev in the Western & Southern Open on Monday. “It was a big one to get...Read more
Steve Annacone
Many times during a match you will be faced with a decision on whether to go for the winner or just make sure you get the ball back in play—or at least it seems like that. However, there are many other options besides these two obvious ideas . My thought is to play the shot like you would play it...Read more
Coco Vandeweghe celebrates after clinching the New York Empire's first-ever World TeamTennis championship.
A.M. Brune
It was the forehand smash heard round the tennis world. And it was so unbelievable, it required a Hawk-Eye glance. At 20 games to 20 and six-points-all in the World Team Tennis championship match, winning came down to one point in the final set: women’s doubles. Veteran doubles player Bethanie...Read more
Long Island's Noah Rubin was one of the players granted a wild card into the doubles draw at the upcoming U.S. Open.
Press Release
The USTA has announced the men's and women's doubles fields and wild card entries for the 2020 US Open. Each doubles draw for the 2020 US Open is 32 teams. Players entered and were accepted this year using only their doubles ranking. In previous years, the better of each player's singles or doubles...Read more
Press Release
We made history with clay courts, now we’re introducing the future of hard courts. Contractors, clubs, and players have relied on Har-Tru’s premium products for nearly 90 years. We’re proud to continue that tradition of excellence, and expand our commitment to the game of tennis, with our hard...Read more