New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the sixth time, New Jersey native and former tennis phenom Justin Gimelstob hosted a tennis exhibition to raise money for a variety of children's charities, including The Valerie Fund, a non-profit organization supporting healthcare services for children with cancer and blood disorders. This...Read more
Dave Suskin
A star-studded lineup was on hand at the 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan to join hometown favorite James Blake in support of Serving for a Cure, Blake’s annual tennis exhibition and fundraising event benefiting early detection cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Blake, a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A world class field will assemble at the Frank Veltri Tennis Centre in Coral Gables, Fla. from Dec. 14-23 for the 67th edition of the Orange Bowl. Many of the game’s current stars are past Orange Bowl champions, including Roger Federer, Andy Roddick and Caroline Wozniacki, and some of the best...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
John McEnroe captured the Statoil Masters Tennis Legends title for the third consecutive year as he defeated Mats Wilander 6-2, 6-4 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. McEnroe, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, got off to a quick start to the final, racing into a 3-0 lead over Wilander,...Read more
Dr. Dan Schaefer
It’s all about how you use your mind to achieve the results you want or how you unknowingly allow your mind to get in your own way. I asked my clients to create a Wish List of things that could improve achievement at their highest level and the list below contains some of the items that came up...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York metro tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, New York Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches...Read more
Miguel Cervantes III
The positive growth of tennis in America requires the community to engage in mentorship at every level of the game. Whether as a coach, a meet up group, a player or parent, mentorship can make a huge difference not just in the rate of growth of our sport, but more importantly, the positive growth...Read more
Gilad Bloom
When I was a pro player on the Tour in the 1980s and 1990s, I used to plan my yearly tournament schedule generally a year in advance. When you are young, you just want to play and compete. Things like burnout or overload never enter your mind, but that is when the coach should step in and properly...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fresh off the news that Rafael Nadal has committed to play in both the 2014 Australian Open and Sony Open, the world number one-ranked Nadal has announced that he would participate in the 2014 edition of the Copa Claro in Argentina. He last played in the event, set for Feb. 8-16, 2014 at the Buenos...Read more
Bill Longua
When I am teaching or answering questions from members online, the same question often arises: “How can I generate more power in my shots?” The answer is by creating more head racquet speed in your strokes. Head speed is created in two important areas, the first one being distance away from the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal has announced that he will play in the 2014 Australian Open and Miami’s Sony Open. In 2013, Nadal was sidelined in January and didn’t play the Australian Open, and opted to miss Miami in March because it came so soon after his title winning triumph at Indian Wells’ BNP Paribas Open. “I...Read more
Deborah-Rose Andrews
The 2014 USTA League season is about to begin. The Manhattan Mixed League will start in early November. The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island Leagues will begin in January. Mixed-Doubles is played with three doubles courts. The level is based on the players’ combined rating (i.e. two 4.0...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Every day, tennis courts and racquetball courts, boxing rings and hundreds of fitness classes at athletic clubs around the city sit empty due to last-minute cancellations. Meanwhile, athletes looking to play a tennis match or take a yoga class after a long day at work discover that they cannot find...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Djokovic Foundation hosts NYC event The Novak Djokovic Foundation gala had the models mingling the day after the conclusion of the 2013 U.S. Open in New York City. Man of the hour Novak Djokovic had his fiancee Jelena Ristic by his side to host the dinner honoring his foundation, which aims to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number five Juan Martin del Potro will lead a field of 25 contenders at the Apia International Sydney 2014. Del Potro leads an outstanding men’s field that boasts a main draw entry cut-off inside the top 50, with world number 13 Nicolas Almagro of Spain and Italy's Fabio Fognini among the...Read more