New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After the first year without the event since World War II, the Wimbledon Championships will return in 2021. The seeds for all events were announced on Wednesday. The Main Draw begins on Monday, June 28. Below are the singles seeds. Men’s Singles 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Daniil Medvedev 3. Stefanos...Read more
Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix founded Love Serving Autismin 2016, and has since used tennis to help expand life skills for both kids and adults with special needs.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital issue. April was World Autism Month, an observance created by the Autism Society of America to promote awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all. An organization that has...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment and with the vision to become a connected sports company, is delighted to announce its acquisition of Foundation Tennis ( www.foundationtennis.com ). Foundation Tennis is a pioneer in tennis software...Read more
Steve Annacone
The serve is the most important shot in tennis. It is often the least practiced shot and the hardest to learn. This sometimes makes a tennis professional or coach hesitant to teach the shot to a young player. However, I believe it should be one of the first things these young players learn. Try...Read more
Brian Coleman
In this era of learning from home and virtual programming, the need to have an education that is right for you has never been more important. This is especially true for high-level junior tennis players who often have to balance their learning with a jam-packed training and tournament schedule,...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
The title of this article may be precarious for a full-time collegiate tennis coach, a guy who teaches college courses and has taught tennis for more than 30 years. I returned to coach a college team after a 12-month hiatus from competition because of the COVID- 19 pandemic. It was great to get...Read more
Press Release
The United States Tennis Association today announced that fans will be welcomed back to the US Open for the 2021 tournament, and that tickets to the event will be put on sale to the general public on Thursday, July 15, beginning at 12 pm ET. Additionally, longtime US Open partner American Express...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
More than 100 players hit the courts at Sportime Quogue on Saturday to compete in the first installment of the 2021 Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge event series. The players were spread throughout eight divisions of play across the beautiful 20 outdoor courts in the Hamptons, enjoying...Read more
Press Release
The crosscourt serve-and-volley Singles game including the alley, known as One-On-One Doubles, will rock the Hamptons in July with some of the top serve-and-volley players from the east coast entering. The $1500 Hamptons One-On-One Doubles Shootout is slated to be held at Doug DeGroot’s Hither...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag Inc. an innovative sports brand reinventing the way athletes use equipment to improve game performance, has announced that David Grutman is joining the company as a strategic advisor. Grutman, a Miami-based entrepreneur, is known globally for his expertise in branding within the...Read more
Steve Annacone
When I was growing up, we were always taught to keep the ball deep. The idea was to push your opponent back and give them very few opportunities to move forward. These days, there are a lot of players who start the point standing relatively deep in the court. This pretty much negates the "hit the...Read more
Gilad Bloom
This article first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. Despite plenty of new names coming up over the last two decades, we still see familiar faces winning trophies at the last two majors with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic...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
Anna Tatishvili
I don’t remember myself without tennis. I first picked up a tennis racket at the age of four and ever since then we have become inseparable. A lot has changed in my life over the course of these many years but tennis is and always will be a significant part of me. The love for the game, for me, is...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This is the ninth installment of Dr. Tom Ferraro’s “The Tennis Guru” series. To read the first parts, Click Here . The trio awoke the next morning, cleaned up camp and continued on their trek up the mountain to meet The Tennis Guru. Yin felt strong and happy. He had met a wise mentor in Virgil who...Read more