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Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian wild card Maddison Inglis 7-5, 6-4 to move on.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open first round came to a close on Tuesday with the second half of the singles draws being played, and many of the top seeds in action on Day Two advanced to the second-round of the year’s first major. Defending champion and fourth-seeded American Sofia Kenin defeated Australian...Read more
Steve Annacone
One of the greatest aspects of the game of tennis is that there is always a chance to win. I have played tennis for over 50 years and have experienced this on both sides. I have been on the verge of winning and ended up losing the match (many times) and on the brink of defeat and pulling it out (...Read more
Canada's Denis Shapovalov outlasted Jannik Sinner on Monday to advance at the Australian Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was the final match of the first day of action at the 2021 Australian Open , and the much-anticipated showdown between two young talents did not disappoint. In the end, it was Denis Shapovalov who came out victorious as the 11th seeded Canadian defeated Italy’s Jannik Sinner 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 4-6,...Read more
American Sofia Kenin will look to defend her title at the Australian Open.
Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The 2021 Grand Slam season in professional tennis will begin, as it normally does each year, in Melbourne with the Australian Open, but this edition of the...Read more
The 2021 Australian Open is set to begin on Monday, February 8.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Australian Open announced on Friday that all 507 of the tournament’s players and staff who were staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where a worker contracted COVID-19 earlier in the week, had been cleared of the virus and were eligible to participate in next week’s major tournament. “Everyone...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York tennis players have great choices when it comes to where to play tennis. We have compiled a list of some of the top clubs and programs with descriptions of what each has to offer. Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning Cary_Leeds_Logo.png 1720 Crotona Avenue Bronx, N.Y. (718) 247-7420...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have stated previously that each player has a comfortable speed for their swing. Some players swing on the high-end (faster) and some swing on the lower-end (slower). It is very important to generate enough racquet head speed so that the racquet face stays level at the point of contact. If the...Read more
As coaches and teaching professionals, we are constantly trying to help our players develop good habits, but how often do we look at our own habits as teachers?
Joao Pinho
As coaches and teaching professionals, we are constantly trying to help our players develop good habits, but how often do we look at our own habits as teachers? This article will portray simple actions and behaviors that can make us better professionals. On-court teaching As someone who spends most...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the first eight months of 2020, Novak Djokovic was perfect on the tennis court, albeit under a reduced amount of match play due to the global pandemic. The 33-year-old Serb won his first 26 matches of the year, and to make the run even more impressive, he only lost nine sets during that stretch...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This is the seventh installment of Dr. Tom Ferraro’s “The Tennis Guru” series. Click Here to read the first parts. Immediately upon repeating the magic words “TIMIN” three times, Yin fell into a deep sleep and just as Rebecca had told him, he found himself in a vivid dream. He was walking out of a...Read more
The two-on-one situation is an effective strategy where two players attack and keep the ball on one player to overwhelm them.
Mike Puc
As the number one junior player in Canada on my way to joining Florida’s Flagler College tennis team, which had just won the National Championship, I was full of excitement and expectations. College matches are comprised of both singles and doubles matches with the same players eligible for both...Read more
Steve Annacone
Most players have specific serves they use when the match gets close or if it is an important point. A lot of lefthanders tend to hit their serve wide to the ad side with slice. Many right handers with a good kick serve tend to hit their serve wide to the ad side as well, sometimes even on their...Read more
The rooftop at Midtown Tennis Club is a popular destination for players during the summer, providing a wonderful view of Midtown Manhattan.
Brian Coleman
New York City, and Manhattan in particular, is known for its seemingly endless amount of things to do and places to see. When it comes to tennis, players have the luxury of playing on some of the country’s most historic courts, and perhaps none more premier and with richer history than Midtown...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
“That’s exactly what I need!” Brandon said, after I told him I am picking up racquets with new strings. He plays four times a week and known for an aggressive style with powerful cross-court shots hit with his forehand. Yet, he hadn’t re-strung his racquet in over a year. I know exactly who he...Read more
The last nine months have definitely been unprecedented. Fortunately, vaccines are now being distributed to health care workers and in months the general population. So, what can tournament tennis players do in the meantime?
Rob Polishook
Like many of you, I wonder how things will get back to normal post the COVID-19 crisis. The last nine months have definitely been unprecedented. Fortunately, vaccines are now being distributed to health care workers and in months the general population. So, what can tournament tennis players do in...Read more