New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Brooklyn Tech moved to 6-0 on the season on Tuesday, beating James Madison 4-1 in a PSAL League A2 matchup. James Madison would take the first singles point, as Nadejda Maslova played a great match to beat Nicole Semenov of Brooklyn Tech 10-5. But Brooklyn Tech would win the other four flights,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York City girls fall season will come to a close next week, as teams throughout the five boroughs are still competing for spots in the playoffs. Below is a list of the completed match results from Monday, via PSAL: ►John Dewey 3, Franklin D. Roosevelt 2 ►Townsend Harris 3, Cardozo 2 ►...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The China Open in Beijing got underway on Monday, and France’s Alize Cornet got her tournament off to a winning start by downing former world number one and 10 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4. “I am pretty happy about the way I played,” said Cornet. “It was a very consistent match. It’s never...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will be hosting its 31 st annual College Showcase Day on Sunday, November 5 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The showcase gives high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an opportunity to meet college tennis coaches, collect information, listen to experts and learn about the...Read more
Dr. Robert G. Silverman
Tennis is a great game for staying in shape. The fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness or your ability to do ordinary things, like carry a sack of groceries in from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
McKee/Staten Island Tech moved to 6-0 on the season on Tuesday afternoon, downing fellow PSAL League A4 opponent Susan Wagner 3-2 to bolster its first place lead. Miriam Aziz led the way with a 10-1 win over Rebecca Izyayeva as she improved to 4-0 in first singles play this season. Danielle Kezeli...Read more
You've battled for 12 straight games against a formidable, evenly matched opponent and now it's come down to one game
Mike Williams
You've battled for 12 straight games against a formidable, evenly matched opponent and now it's come down to one game. Your heart rate is picking up and your feet are barking. The end is inevitable, sudden and even the name, “Tiebreaker,” coined by Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Van Alen, says, “...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Athletic Club (NYAC) Men's National Team won the National Open Team Championships, which benefits the American Cancer Society, at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas for the sixth time in eight tries. Representing the USTA Eastern Section, the team from NYAC was captained by Jeffrey...Read more
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Queens College and Adelphi will be co-hosting the 2017 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II East Regional Championships Presented by Oracle this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Both the men's and women's championships began on...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first ever Laver Cup got underway in Prague on Friday afternoon, as Team Europe won the exhibition’s first two matches thanks to Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem. The Laver Cup consists of six European players taking on six players from the rest of the world. Played over three days, each day...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Amazon Prime Video will be the official streaming partner of the ATP World Tour, the ATP and ATP Media announced on Thursday. In the announcement ATP Media said : “Starting in 2017, Amazon will have worldwide OTT rights (excluding China), and the full exclusive rights in the U.S., to distribute the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion and third-seed Caroline Wozniacki rallied back from a third-set deficit to beat American Shelby Rogers 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and reach the quarterfinals at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan. Wozniacki trailed 0-3 in the final set, but rallied to win 30 of the last 37 points and...Read more
Brian Coleman
The majority of our area’s top tennis coaches and program directors are tennis lifers who picked the game up at a young age and took to it right away. That isn’t exactly the case for Manhattan Tennis Academy’s Executive Director John Curtis. “I grew up as a baseball player, which wasn’t too far of...Read more
Rob Polishook
We all saw Roger Federer win yet another Grand Slam victory, totaling 19, undoubtedly making a strong case for being the GOAT … Greatest Of All-Time. However, that’s not the purpose of this article. Let’s leave that debate to others and bring our focus to the story behind the story. What is Roger’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP announced that it will try full electronic line-calling during the Next Gen Finals in November, using strictly technology and no linespeople on the court. “This could be a landmark moment for officiating,” said Gayle Bradshaw, ATP Vice President of Rules and Competition. “Our athletes...Read more