New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. Each town in the Hamptons has its own unique feel, with a variety of activities available from simply going...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Advantage Junior Tennis Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) 281 Main Street I Roosevelt Island, N.Y. Contact: Steve O’Keefe (212) 935-0250 AdvantageCamps.net logo - Adv Jr Tennis (1).png Advantage Junior Tennis Camp is “tennis heaven for kids”–giving players ages seven to 17 more drills,...Read more
Steve Annacone
Every tennis player has their own comfort zone concerning racquet head speed. There is a tendency to swing too slowly or too quickly during an actual point in a match. If you are trying to make sure your shot lands in, or are attempting to be "careful", your racquet head speed is likely to be...Read more
Adam Lee
Visualization is arguably the most important factor in the mental approach to tennis. The current situation we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic gives us an opportunity to turn within and hone our craft through improving mental acuity with certain visualization techniques. Strong visualization...Read more
Steven Kaplan
In his letter to Newsday , USTA Eastern Long Island Regional Director Jonathan Klee explained how the high cost of running an indoor tennis club in an area with some of the country’s highest property values, tax assessments and energy costs, has the potential to threaten the "financial viability"...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A report in the New York Times indicated that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) has begun exploring alternative locatioins to host the 2020 US Open later this summer. The US Open , which accounts for more than 80 percent of the organizations revenue, is set to begin in late August, but...Read more
Chris Lewit
Parents often ask me, “What makes Spanish tennis so great?”, or, “What do they do differently in Spain?” Many folks have never been there and are curious how such a small country became a world superpower in tennis. They also want to know how my academy and summer camp are influenced by the Spanish...Read more
Brian Coleman
Chris Sabaitis was sitting in a coffee shop as he waited for his scheduled tennis match with a friend. He was downtown, and he had booked a court at the top of Manhattan on the indoor courts at Columbia University. “I started thinking to myself that there has to be a number of courts, not...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Baseball may be coming back soon and Governor Cuomo announced on Monday that outdoor tennis courts will re-open this Friday, May 15. Details on indoor tennis facilities are still a little unclear but nevertheless, it's positive and welcome news. We still need to proceed with extreme caution because...Read more
Brian Coleman
Modern tennis often seems to be an exchange of shots hit from behind the baseline, usually ending with one person hitting a winner or an error. However, the best players tend to use their position on the court to help force an error from their opponent or to hit a winner. It is much easier to hit a...Read more
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that some low-risk business and recreational activities, including tennis, will be allowed to return throughout the state of New York beginning this Friday, May 15.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that some low-risk business and recreational activities, including tennis, will be allowed to return throughout the state of New York beginning this Friday, May 15. During his daily briefing held in Rochester, Cuomo said: “We start a new chapter today in many ways...Read more
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As we approach nearly two months of quarantine and social distancing measures to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, people are itching to be able to get out of their homes and return to some sort of normalcy. With that, a petition was created this past weekend to open up public tennis courts...Read more
The team from SPORTIME and John McEnroe Tennis Academy has put together an array of programs, webinars and interviews to keep its students, red ball players through yellow ball players, engaged during this crisis.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis coaches, instructors and teaching professionals around the country have had to adjust their methods during these unprecedented times of quarantines and social distancing. That means converting their curriculum on the court to one that works digitally, and the team from SPORTIME and John...Read more
Press Release
Texas-based Team Luke Hope for Minds has partnered with John Isner to provide one lucky supporter and a friend with a once in a lifetime experience. The 30 Balls Against The Wall Challenge is a simple challenge that everyone can participate in—regardless of skill level or age! Each person who...Read more
Scott Sode
From the Baseline to the Front Line is a series produced by USTA Eastern. Click Here to read more. The COVID-19 pandemic has produced much uncertainty across the country, but one thing it has unequivocally reaffirmed is our respect and adoration for the many officials and health care providers...Read more