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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
If the ATP takes into account these six proposals, tennis can break from its one-dimensional boundary, draw interest from the best American and world athletes, as well as captivate new fans.
Robbie Werdiger
The time is past due for dramatic changes to be implemented into professional tennis. In the United States, as well as many other major countries, the youth tend not to gravitate towards tennis and are instead attracted by the aura of football, basketball, and baseball. It is no mystery why the NFL...Read more
Although tennis is not an easy game to pick up, you can learn to play tennis at any age.
Steve Annacone
A document was recently published by a group of doctors stating that tennis is a 1 (on a scale of 1-10) in terms of likelihood of transmitting the COVID-19 disease. This should send a "learn how to play tennis" message out to everyone who is looking for some great exercise, social interaction (from...Read more
Head coach Luke Jensen will look to lead the Empire back to the WTT finals in 2020.
Press Release
The 2020 World TeamTennis season schedule has been set, and tickets will go on sale for all matches tomorrow, Friday, June 12, in advance of the 45 th WTT season to be played entirely at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V., July 12 through Aug. 2. Tickets start at $40...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the third part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. Click Here to read Part One Click Here to read Part Two Yin and the turtle had walked along silently for more than two hours when Yin finally thought to ask, “So, by the way, what’s your name my little friend?” “My name is...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will miss the rest of the 2020 season in order to prepare himself for 2021. The 20-time major champion made the announcement via a post on social media. “A few weeks ago, having experienced a setback during my initial rehabilitation, I had to have an...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced major organizational changes on Monday , including the elimination of 100 jobs as part of a “transformational plan” to restructure the governing body of tennis in the United States. “We have an opportunity to reimagine the structure of the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In the last few days, we have heard from two of the top players in the world, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, who have expressed pessimism on the prospects of playing the US Open later this summer. Last week, Nadal said: “If you ask me today, today I will say, ‘No’. In a couple of months? I don’t...Read more
Steve Annacone
As we get better at the game of tennis, it is natural to start thinking about more complicated ideas on the court. Often, strategy and anticipating your opponent's next shot take over your thought process. Both of these things can be very important to your success in a match. However, your ability...Read more
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In response to the tension filling our country at the moment, USTA Eastern reached out to its members on Friday to let them know that it will be taking several steps to examine its support for diversity in the section. These measures include: Developing methods to capture data on diversity...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sometimes, as a tennis player, you exist on an island. Alone, solo, under the lights of your local club or drenched in the sun, there you are ... between the lines, either gaining the accolades of glory hitting the winning shot or facing the weight of defeat. There are no teammates to pass to; no...Read more
Brian Coleman
Towards the end of 2019, Michael Zheng headed north to Wayland, Mass. to compete in the USTA National Indoor Championships, one of the top junior circuit tournaments in the United States. Zheng, a high school sophomore, had entered the event playing good tennis, and felt solid about his game. “I...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, Dr. John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is considering a plan to host both the Western & Southern Open and US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, with the former leading into the latter, according to a report by Christopher Clarey in the New York Times . The Western...Read more
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