Lonnie Mitchel
When tennis became a sport and was developed, it was always a game that had two people competing against one other using their tools, talents and mental know-how to solve problems on the court to achieve goals. Coaching was done prior to the matches and the players were off to solve the challenges...Read more
Joao Pinho
As coaches and teaching professionals, we are constantly trying to help our players develop good habits, but how often do we look at our own habits as teachers? This article will portray simple actions and behaviors that can make us better professionals. On-court teaching As someone who spends most...Read more
Brian Coleman
In the heart of the Bronx, N.Y. sits one of sport’s most revered cathedrals in Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees. But just minutes down the road, by foot, lies another facility that is at the heart of sports in New York City, Stadium Tennis Center. For years, Gotham Tennis Academy at...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 100 top high school players from the area came out to SPORTIME Randall’s Island to take part in the fourth annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) College Recruiting Combine. The players displayed their talents in front of about 60 coaches from all levels of college tennis as they...Read more
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today the themes for each of the team’s seven home matches during the 2019 season at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today the themes for each of the team’s seven home matches during the 2019 season at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y. To kick off the 44 th season of World TeamTennis (WTT), the league co-founded by International Tennis...Read more
Rob Polishook
A few months ago, I was listening to John O’Sullivan’s Way of Champions’ podcast when he interviewed his colleague, renowned mental training coach Dr. Jerry Lynch. They were talking about how all athletes want to win , but the path to winning is not so much about wanting to win, but understanding...Read more
Roger Turner
“Look at my girl. She’s going to be the next Serena Williams.” This is a phrase I heard from a parent greeting their daughter whose just completed a group Red Ball tennis session. Part of me (most of me) thinks it’s endearing that this parent thinks so highly of their child. The other part says, “...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this spring, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows played host to the 22 nd annual Say Yes to Tennis – No to Violence Day as acting Queens District Attorney John M. Ryan teamed up with the USTA and New York Junior Tennis and Learning to put on this event. “...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a universally happy day across the tennis world on Thursday as three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray made his return to the court at the Fever Tree Championships at the Queen’s Club in London. Murray, competing in his first match following hip surgery after the Australian Open, paired...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
Allison Butler
As has become a yearly tradition, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) hosted tryouts for both its Long Island and Randall’s Island facilities in late June, as tennis players from the ages of six through 16 headed to the courts in search of a scholarship into the JMTA . Mr. McEnroe himself was...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning will host the NYJTL Bronx Open, a WTA International level women’s professional tournament offering $250,000 in prize money at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx from August 16-24, 2019. “We are thrilled to welcome women’s professional...Read more
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
Brian Coleman
Last year, Luka Butera came to a decision that many top junior players often have to make. He began home schooling, and committed to training at the Centercourt Performance Tennis Academy full-time. “I played both tennis and soccer very competitively starting at a young age,” said Butera. “This is...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For just the fourth time in 30 years, the George Myers Church Cup trophy is coming back to the Eastern section. Team Eastern traveled to the Merion Cricket Club in Haverford, Penn., to compete against teams from other USTA sections for the Church Cup this past weekend. The Eastern team, captained...Read more