Botond Sari
I’ve been obsessed with understanding the game within the game of tennis since I finished my competitive career in Europe 10 years ago. And now I’ve been lucky enough to learn about the Global Online Teaching Technology Access (GOTTA) system and language, and boy has it changed my perspective on...Read more
Press Release
Nominations for the annual USTA Eastern Awards Dinner are open until Friday, October 7. Individuals and organizations may be nominated for more than 20 awards, including Tennis Woman of the Year , Tennis Man of the Year and Organization of the Year . All members of Eastern's tennis community are...Read more
Chris Lewit
I just finished a super season of summer camp in Vermont. Players from all over the country and world visited our small academy in the green mountains for serious high performance training. It’s becoming harder and harder to find serious training in the summer. Many academies and camps offer more...Read more
Gilad Bloom
Growing up as a young tennis player in the late 1970s was very different from the reality that junior tennis players are facing today. In Tel Aviv, Israel where I grew up, the coaches were all using a wood racquet and they all used to play with one grip: continental. They all used to play with a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each summer, the U.S. Open arrives in New York and with it brings the eyes of the entire tennis world. And because of that, local programs and community initiatives are able to be highlighted and earn proper recognition. One of those deserving programs is City Parks Foundation , and specifically...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the last few years, famous Brazilian tennis coach Larri Passos has spent time out in East Hampton on Long Island, working as a coach and consultant at the Ross School Tennis Academy (RSTA). RSTA’s Director of Tennis Vinicius Carmo is a fellow Brazilian who knows Passos from their time in South...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
In any sport, all the greats have one thing in common: an iron will to win. Tom Brady in football, Wayne Gretzky in hockey and Michael Jordan in basketball are all examples of players who were not physically imposing, but they all had that fire in the belly that makes for greatness. Roger Federer...Read more
Steve Annacone
Ever since I heard the news that Roger Federer is retiring after the Laver Cup, I have been trying to come up with a way to use his approach to the game as a tool to help tennis players who are striving for improvement. Obviously, we are not going to be able to play like Roger Federer. However,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last month, Serena Williams announced she would be stepping away from tennis, and on Thursday, another one of the sport’s all-time greats made a similar announcement. Roger Federer shared on social media that he plans to retire from professional tennis following next week’s Laver Cup in London,...Read more
Press Release
Staked by singles victories from Tommy Paul and Taylor Fritz, the U.S. Davis Cup team defeated Kazakhstan today in Glasgow, 2-1, to move to 2-0 in Group Stage play and put itself one step closer to qualifying for the ultimate Davis Cup Final stage in Malaga, Spain. The Americans sit atop Group D...Read more
Rob Polishook
When watching professional tennis, there are so many great players to watch and emulate. Conversely, there are also other players not worthy of copying especially regarding the mental game. This article is not about calling out professional players that sabotage their games by disrespecting...Read more
Christopher Dong
The Summer 2022 USTA Metro Adult League Season has come to a close with both the regional and sectional championships taking place. There were will be a few teams headed to Nationals later this year to represent the Eastern Section. Those teams are listed below with their respective team captains...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
They say the stars shine bright in New York, and this weekend, two of tennis’ most exciting young stars lit up Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. 21-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland and 19-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz delivered dazzling performances...Read more
Press Release
The ProtoStar Foundation announced today the return of the Matt Stevenson Junior Tennis Tournament (NY) to Flushing Meadows, NY, right after the U.S. Open. This Tournament is unique in that it is the first and only junior tennis tournament in the country to promote the importance of youth mental...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The women’s singles final at the 2022 U.S. Open and it features two first-time New York finalists, as top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland will square off against fifth-seeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur. Swiatek defeated sixth-seeded Aryna Sabalenka in the second Night Session match on Thursday night,...Read more