Michael Forte
Douglas Henderson’s 2010 book, Endeavor to Persevere: A Memoir on Jimmy Connors, Arthur Ashe, Tennis and Life , chronicles his life growing up in the Bronx in the late- 1960’s, discovering his love for tennis and being involved with some of the greatest players of all-time, including body guarding...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans received encouraging news over the weekend as it was reported that US Open officials have begun putting together a plan to hold the event on time and in New York City, with an announcement coming sometime in mid-to-late June. Stacey Allaster, the USTA’s chief executive officer for pro...Read more
Steve Annacone
There are many different variables affecting your serve. However, the toss is the most important part of the serve. If the toss is consistent and dependable, your serve is likely to be the same. Timing and rhythm both play a big role in your ability to toss the ball well and to make contact at the...Read more
Press Release
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has received full accreditation under the USTA’s accreditation program for organizations and institutions that certify U.S. tennis teaching professionals. The goal of the program is to elevate...Read more
Rob Polishook
This article is the third part of Rob Polishook's series, Mastering the Mind: Mindfulness at 125 MPH. Click Here to read Part One ... Click Here to read Part Two Yesterday my client, Susan, said to me, “I’m a stress ball. I want to learn how to meditate, I know it will help me relax. But I’ve tried...Read more
It looks like the pandemic will have a long lasting effect on the sport, and some things might never go back to be the way they were before it.
Gilad Bloom
It has been a devastating two months for our industry, with the vast majority of tennis pros and management largely unemployed, like so many people in other fields. It looks like the pandemic will have a long lasting effect on the sport, and some things might never go back to be the way they were...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the better part of the last decade, Windridge Tennis & Sports Camp founder and owner Ted Hoehn has been in search of a successor. In 1968, Hoehn and Alden Bryan founded the Windridge Tennis Camp in Jeffersonville, Vt. After six years, such a long waiting list had developed that a second...Read more
Ira Miller
At the end of our college practices and before each match at NJIT, I assemble the group in a circle, we put our hands in, and on three we roar: “Team First!” Tennis is typically known as an individual sport, but most of my long-time involvement has been with the team or group aspect, from being a...Read more
Steve Annacone
Tennis is a game that requires players to have good ethics. Outside of the very highest levels of the sport, players are required to call their opponent's shots in or out, as well as keep up with the score. Players are required to give the opponent the benefit of the doubt if they are not sure...Read more
World TeamTennis announced it has committed to play the entirety of its 45th season at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Press Release
World TeamTennis announced it has committed to play the entirety of its 45 th season at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. This will be the first major professional tennis league to resume operations since the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19. All told, the...Read more
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic announced a series of two-day events beginning next month that will be played in four different countries in the Balkans.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic announced a series of two-day events beginning next month that will be played in four different countries in the Balkans. The first event will begin in Djokovic’s hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, before moving to Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina. “I am...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
With states across the country beginning to slowly reopen their economies, outdoor tennis returned to New York this past weekend. But it remains to be seen when indoor tennis and other activities will be permitted. Because of that, tennis industry leaders on Long Island and in New York City have...Read more
Steven Kaplan
I'm sad that “The Last Dance”, the documentary on ESPN about Michael Jordan, has concluded. It is a fascinating study of a champion, and what I take away is that so much of MJ's greatness was the direct result of his self-belief. Jordan loved to win, stayed in the moment and had no fear of losing...Read more
Steven Kaplan
Businesses in many areas of the country are reopening and people are reluctant to return if they feel unsafe, which brings me again to this year’s US Open. The first time I waited outside Arthur Ashe Stadium before they opened the turnstiles for a night match, I had an epiphany about what my 10 th...Read more
Steven Kaplan
Test time for school students is coming soon so here's a practice question: In a time of a global pandemic, the tennis industry feels the most pressing need for teaching professionals is the ability to pay: a) Groceries b) Medical Care c) Mortgage or Rent d) USPTA/PTR professional dues Give up? If...Read more