Steve Annacone
Tennis has changed. The balls are traveling much faster than ever before. Even at the club level, it is difficult to sustain a longer rally due to the lack of time in between shots. This change means that players need to be able to hit their shots from many different positions on the court. Even...Read more
Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz won the Miami Open on Sunday, becoming the youngest men's champion in the event's history.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A star-studded two weeks in Miami came to a close this weekend, as Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz and Poland’s Iga Swiatek claimed the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles titles at the Miami Open, respectively. Swiatek completed the Sunshine Double on Saturday, winning titles at both Indian Wells and Miami,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Heading out to the East End of Long Island, travelers are presented with beautiful scenery featuring farms, wineries, markets, shops and more. You can head down to the beach, or grab lunch at one of the many restaurants along the way. But for tennis players, there exists a hidden gem inside the...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is Part Two in a 10-part series from Dr. Tom Ferraro. Click Here to read Part One . Over the years I have learned a key intervention that helps tennis players in their effort to win is anticipating any and all problems that will occur during an event and preparing a reaction to it...Read more
Gilad Bloom
One of the biggest challenges of a tennis player is to compete at a high level in an official tournament match. Often there is a big drop, and the things that looked simple in practice at the local club all-week become harder. It seems to be more difficult when you play a Friday night match on...Read more
Rob Polishook
Tennis fans were treated to a special Men’s Singles Finals at the 2022 Australian Open between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev; we all witnessed an incredible comeback. Nadal was down two sets and faced triple breakpoint at 2-3 in the third set. Nadal was clearly being pushed around by Medvedev...Read more
Steve Annacone
Sometimes stating the obvious doesn’t seem as important as some complicated strategy or game plan that the experts promote. In Brad Gilbert’s Winning Ugly , he basically encourages the player to make shots, especially at the beginning of the match. Most players are not at 100 percent mentally or...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
High school tennis returns to its normal point on the calendar as the boys’ season gets underway this spring. The COVID-19 pandemic forced a shutdown of the seasons over the last two years, but it is exciting to have boys’ high tennis back in the Public School Athletic League (PSAL) New York City...Read more
Chris Lewit gives his thoughts on the 2021 hit movie "King Richard".
Chris Lewit
I finally had a chance to watch “King Richard”, one of the best tennis films I have seen— perhaps ever—and I would like to share my thoughts as both a high-performance coach and parent. Richard Williams was wonderfully portrayed by Will Smith who delivered a powerful performance. The acting—by all...Read more
Steven Kaplan
Effective coaches use words strategically so that their message has the greatest positive impact and throughout my career, I have looked to find a better cue or phrase to coach with clarity. Sometimes the improvements that I have found are subtle yet they can be meaningful. I've developed a better...Read more
Elina Svitolina is one of the Ukrainian players who will arrive in the United States for the BJK Cup next week.
Press Release
The USTA and the U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will welcome Team Ukraine to Asheville, N.C., and the Harrah’s Cherokee Center - Asheville for a Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying tie April 15-16, 2022. The USTA will donate 10 percent of the ticket revenue from the event to the Ukraine...Read more
Top-ranked Ash Barty announced her retirement from professional tennis.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a stunning announcement on Tuesday evening, recent Australian Open champion Ashleigh Barty revealed that she is retiring from professional tennis. Barty sat down for an interview with longtime friend and fellow professional tennis player Casey Dellacqua which she posted to her Instagram account...Read more
Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships when possible, is a foundational goal of SPORTIME and of JMTA. With dozens of JMTA students currently competing at top colleges across the country, today the Academy announced the Sixth Annual, 2022, John...Read more
Recent Indian Wells champion Taylor Fritz won the Easter Bowl in 2015.
Press Release
The FILA Easter Bowl returns to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for the 54 th edition of one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious junior tennis tournaments. Nearly every singles American men’s and women’s Grand Slam champion has competed in the FILA Easter Bowl, a true pipeline to the...Read more
Taylor Fritz won the biggest title of his career on Sunday as he defeated Rafael Nadal to win the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The BNP Paribas Open came to a close on Sunday after an exciting two weeks of tennis out in the California desert, as Poland’s Iga Swiatek captured the women’s singles title, which was followed by American Taylor Fritz winning the men’s singles event and winning the biggest title of his career...Read more