Jason Joseph
Beginning this year, tennis teaching certification and coach education will move into the largest change seen in the United States in over 10 years. The United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body for the sport of tennis in America, has taken the reigns in creating a...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have students ask me all the time, "What am I doing wrong"? Although there can be some benefit to figuring out why you missed a shot in tennis, it is much more helpful to emphasize what you are trying to do. Reminding yourself to start the “getting ready” process by turning your shoulders, or...Read more
Coach Luke Jensen and the New York Empire celebrate after winning the 2020 King Trophy.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The 2020 World TeamTennis season was a model for success after hosting a month-long bubble at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia last summer. Featuring nine...Read more
Press Release
Coach Ed Krass’ 33rd Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp will kick off its summer in the Northeast after losing a full season to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Exposure to college coaches is needed perhaps more than ever,” Coach Ed Krass said. “The bans and restrictions implemented due to the coronavirus...Read more
Steve Annacone
It has become more and more difficult to serve and volley successfully at all levels in a tennis match. This can still be an effective strategy but the server has to be very good at placing the serve and mixing it up. As an alternative, a great way to get into the net in the modern tennis game is...Read more
Naomi Osaka won her fourth career major title with her win at the 2021 Australian Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A Ninth for Novak 20200906_USO_1DC07937_crop 2.jpg Serbia’s Novak Djokovic delivered a masterful display of tennis to win the 2021 Australian Open, defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his ninth title at the event and earn his 18 th career Grand Slam. “I would like to thank...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag a sports brand launched in 2020 and focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, is set to feature on Fox Business on Wednesday at 8:40am ET to discuss how Slinger Bag is changing ball sports and its new...Read more
The power game has definitely become the most popular way for the modern player to win a point. Players are relying on the speed of the shot more and more to hit a winner or cause an error.
Steve Annacone
The power game has definitely become the most popular way for the modern player to win a point. Players are relying on the speed of the shot more and more to hit a winner or cause an error. If you are playing against a hard hitter , try to remind yourself to hit your shots in the early direction...Read more
Serena Williams defeated second-seed Simona Halep to reach the Aussie Open semifinals on Tuesday.
Brian Coleman
The story of Day Nine Down Under is the contrast in career resumes of the four players who booked semifinal spots, as Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Aslan Karatsev advanced on Tuesday. Between the first three players, there are 43 Grand Slam singles titles, while Karatsev is...Read more
Rich Benson has joined Har-Tru to serve as an Outside Sales Representative.
Press Release
Har-Tru, LLC is excited to announce today that Rich Benson has joined the company to serve as an Outside Sales Representative. Har-Tru has been focusing on the growth of their acrylic Sports Coatings line, and Benson will be helping lead and develop this segment of the business for Har-Tru as well...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2021 Australian Open quarterfinals get underway tonight with some appetizing matchups as players seek entry into the event’s final four: Men’s Singles (18) Grigor Dimitrov vs. (Q) Aslan Karatsev Grigor Dimitrov pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament with his win over third-seed...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Evert Tennis Academy 10334 Diego Drive S Evert_Logo.png Boca Raton, Fla. (561) 488-2001 EvertAcademy.com The Evert Tennis Academy is located in the beautiful town of Boca Raton, Fla., nestled in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Evert Tennis Academy’s convenient location is only a short drive...Read more
Dominic Thiem rallied from two sets down to beat Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a wild Day Five Down Under with some thrilling tennis played, but there were a couple of matches that stood out above the rest on Friday. First, defending champion and top-seed Novak Djokovic needed five sets to move past American Taylor Fritz 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2. Djokovic had a leg...Read more
Press Release
The USTA today announced that tennis participation increased by 22% in 2020, with 21.64 million people hitting the courts according to recent data from the Physical Activity Council’s Participation (PAC) report produced by Sports Marketing Surveys. The survey and report monitor more than 120...Read more
Marton Fucsovics hung on to defeat former champion Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams rolled into the third round of this year’s event with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic on Wednesday. Awaiting Serena in the third round is Anastasia Potapova. The Russian ousted Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-2, 6-4 in her second round...Read more