Press Release
When the Delray Beach Open returns February 10-19, it will mark the ATP Tour event’s 25th year at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. A strong player field is already committing to battle at the quarter-century celebration including world top 10 player American Taylor Fritz, who just...Read more
Chris Lewit
We can all learn how to hit the drop shot better by observing the master of this shot—Carlos Alcaraz—in action. Alcaraz has recently skyrocketed up the rankings to reach #1 in the world and his dropshot has become a consistent and effective weapon that he uses to tire opponents and keep them off...Read more
Brian Coleman
In sports, we are all too familiar with the repeated cliches we hear about the “heart of a champion” and the type of determination you have to have in order to win. But they are clichés for a reason; as often times they are true. Take the Scarsdale girls’ tennis team for instance, the reigning New...Read more
Brian Coleman
Heading into this season, Byram Hills knew it would be a targeted team after winning the first-ever New York State Division II championship last year. The team handled that pressure well throughout the year and defended that title, culminating with a 4-1 victory over Cold Spring Harbor in the state...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the first time in program history, the girls of Hunter are New York City tennis champions. The Hawks captured their first ever PSAL “A” Division title with an exciting 3-2 victory over Bronx Science in the city finals at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. “I’m so incredibly proud of the girls and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Saturday, Bronxville’s Victoria McEnroe captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) singles title, defeating Longwood’s Victoria Matos 6-4, 7-5 in the final. “I’m so happy to win the state tournament,” said McEnroe. “The high school season is my favorite part...Read more
Botond Sari
Ever felt like you don’t really know what to do during a match? You just kind of run around and hit the ball here and there? Understanding the question in tennis is half of the battle. It’s all to do with the incoming ball. So, the first step is to learn to rate the incoming balls difficulty on a...Read more
Brian Coleman
It’s a three-peat! The Fort Hamilton Tigers reigned supreme in NYC’s PSAL “B” Division for a third straight season, defeating Bard 4-1 in the city finals at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. “I am so proud of these girls for the way they came together before the season and knew what was expected from...Read more
Press Release
The USTA and United States Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish today announced that No. 10 Taylor Fritz, No. 17 Frances Tiafoe, No. 30 Tommy Paul and three-time Grand Slam doubles champion Jack Sock will represent the U.S. for the 2022 Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals November 22-27 in Malaga, Spain. Davis Cup...Read more
Press Release
David Slater, the current tennis director for the Tamarack Country Club, was named head men's tennis coach at Fordham it was announced today by Fordham director of tennis Michael Sowter. This is Slater's second collegiate head coaching position as he served as head men's and women's tennis coach at...Read more
Brian Coleman
What does it take to build a great tennis player? Teaching footwork, stroke technique and match strategy are all integral components of developing a top player. But at the core of any great tennis player is a foundation of strength and fitness, which allows a player to perform all the actions he or...Read more
Steven Kaplan
John Carpenter called me up from Atlanta around the time of the U.S. Open back in 2019 B.C. (Before Covid), seemingly out of the blue. He explained that he had read many of the articles I had written for local, well-regarded publications: Long Island and New York Tennis Magazines. He had written a...Read more
Jessica Pegula will anchor the USA Team at the annual Billie Jean King Cup in November.
Press Release
The USTA and Billie Jean King Cup captain Kathy Rinaldi today announced that Jessica Pegula , Coco Gauff , Danielle Collins , Madison Keys and Taylor Townsend will represent the USA in the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals November 8-13 in Glasgow, Scotland. Billie Jean King Cup is the...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
It began with the innocent question, "You hit a winning shot in our court. I have a question, did your racquet cross over the net?" Those words launched a friendly match into a contentious battle. If the racquet crosses over the net, who calls it? The player with the racquet, or the opponent? This...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the last decade, Sportime Clubs, LLC has been working on a plan for the expansion of its Randall’s Island facility, the flagship home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy and the largest indoor tennis facility in NYC. When completed in the fall of 2023, Sportime believes that the expanded and...Read more