American Jennifer Brady captured the first WTA title of her career with a win in Lexington this past weekend.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was an exciting weekend on the WTA Tour with multiple tournaments taking place across the world, including one right here in the United States: the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Ky. American Jennifer Brady captured her first career WTA title in Kentucky, while second-ranked Simona Halep triumphed...Read more
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked man in the world, confirmed on social media on Thursday that he will be competing in the Western & Southern Open and U.S. Open tournaments later this month.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked man in the world, confirmed on social media on Thursday that he will be competing in the Western & Southern Open and U.S. Open tournaments later this month. “I am happy to confirm that I will participate at the Cincinnati and U.S. Open this year,” he said. “It was...Read more
Rob Polishook
We have all seen Rafael Nadal’s incredible focus during a match. He never gives up and plays each point like it’s his last. Tennis provides us an opportunity to mentally be like Nadal; maybe not at his professional skill level, but certainly in terms of his mental game. Rafa’s on court demeanor is...Read more
Because every match is different, it is important to pay attention to what is happening so you can adjust your ideas based on how things are going.
Steve Annacone
Tennis is a game of trial and error. Most players have a certain strategy or specific shots that they like to use. Because every match is different, it is important to pay attention to what is happening so you can adjust your ideas based on how things are going. If your crosscourt forehand seems to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This article appears in the July/August 2020 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. You can read the full digital edition by clicking here When the original surge of COVID-19 cases swept across the United States, there was perhaps no region that felt the effects of the pandemic more than New York City...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two more big names on the women’s side announced they will not be playing the 2020 U.S. Open as Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands and Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina announced their decisions on Friday . Adding to the growing list of top players choosing not to come to the United States, Bertens and...Read more
Press Release
The USTA today announced the wild cards for both men’s and women’s singles at the 2020 U.S. Open. 2012 U.S. Open champion Andy Murray and Americans Ulises Blanch, Maxime Cressy, Sebastian Korda, Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, Michael Mmoh, Brandon Nakashima and JJ Wolf will receive singles main draw wild...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern announced this week the unveiling of the USTA Eastern Collegiate Series featuring four weekends of tournaments open to current and incoming college players and juniors. The entry fee for each tournament is $85 and will feature a $250 prize for the winners. See below for more...Read more
Simona Halep is on the early entry list for the 2020 U.S. Open.
Press Release
The USTA today announced the entry lists for the men’s and women’s singles draws for the upcoming 2020 U.S. Open, with the top-ranked man Novak Djokovic and the second-ranked woman Simona Halep headling the participants. Joining Djokovic, a three-time US Open champion, among the Top-10 players on...Read more
Keith Lopez (left) and Casey Schnabel (right) took home the title in the Men's A Division at the 2020 Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Missing that friendly competition that is at the heart of the Long Island tennis community, players came out to Sportime Quogue on a beautiful Saturday afternoon to participate in the 2020 Long Island Tennis Challenge. For the seventh straight year, the tournament featured a sold-out, full draw of...Read more
Bianca Andreescu is the defending U.S. Open Women's Singles champion.
Press Release
The USTA today announced that the U.S. Open will offer $53.4 million in total player compensation in 2020 – nearly 95 percent of its total from 2019 – with $7.6 million dedicated toward player relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTA, WTA and ATP Tour worked collaboratively to build a payment...Read more
There is a big difference between hitting a tennis ball and playing a point. There is also a big difference between practicing and playing an actual match.
Steve Annacone
There is a big difference between hitting a tennis ball and playing a point. There is also a big difference between practicing and playing an actual match. When I am working with a player, I do my best to emphasize technique and simple key thoughts while structuring the practice situation to...Read more
Coco Vandeweghe celebrates the final point after helping the Empire win the World TeamTennis title.
Press Release
The King Trophy came down to as dramatic a finish as you can have in World TeamTennis as one point decided the entire season with the New York Empire capturing the King Trophy over the expansion Chicago Smash, 21-20, in a Super Tiebreaker on Sunday at Center Court at Creekside at The Greenbrier in...Read more
Taylor Fritz notched a win at Men's Singles to lead the Freedoms past the Empire on Thursday.
Press Release
The Philadelphia Freedoms put an exclamation point on their league-best 12-2 season by beating the No. 4 seeded New York Empire, 23-17, in the WTT regular season finale. Philadelphia, the No. 1 seed last season, will be looking for revenge against New York who beat them in the last match of the...Read more
Ashleigh Barty, the top-ranked woman in the world, said she will not travel to New York for the Western & Southern Open and the U.S. Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, the top-ranked woman in the world, announced on Wednesday that she will not be in New York to compete in the U.S. Open, citing concerns of traveling to the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is set to host both...Read more