Steve Annacone
After playing a tennis match, it is natural to critique your play and assess how things went. Since every match is different, it is likely that your positives and negatives will change from match to match. It is a great idea to come up with exactly what you are going to do before you walk on the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is proud to announce Pop.Earth as the title sponsor for our 2020 event, set for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pop.Earth is a NYS 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2012 to offer low cost to free...Read more
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match.  Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point.
Steve Annacone
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match. Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point. There are many reasons to start the point this way. Serving to the middle of the box and deep will...Read more
From left to right: Cary Leeds Executive Director of Tennis Liezel Huber, Shawn Mitchell Yon, Mayor's Cup Tournament Director Pam Glick and Cary Leeds' Director of High Performance Tony Huber.
Brian Coleman
When Shawn Mitchell Yon was in the first grade at P.S. 295, he was introduced to the game of tennis through a program run at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. “I was one of the few kids selected to try out for the program,” he recalls. “The school transported us to the site and I’ve loved the game ever...Read more
Jerry Rodriguez took over the role of Competitive Coordinator and Metro Tennis Service Representative in earlier this year.
Brian Coleman
The mission of the USTA Eastern Metro Region is to promote and develop the growth of tennis, and the organization does so in a multitude of ways. In order to complete that mission, it requires a group of dedicated people who are out in the community, which spans the five boroughs of New York City,...Read more
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019. The current world number one captured the first Grand Slam title of her career at the French Open , becoming the first Australian to win at Roland...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Step out of the cold and into NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9 for the 2020 New York Tennis Expo, and take advance of the fun atmosphere at no cost. With the support of USTA Eastern, the Expo will feature multiple mini-tennis courts inside the Expo Hall...Read more
Luke Jensen
A great tennis year is coming to an end, but not before we saw some amazing stories thanks to the best players on the planet! On the men’s tour, Rafael Nadal holds on to win his 19 th major title and is now closer to Roger Federer in the all-time race than he’s been in 15 years. It’s what I believe...Read more
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea.
Steve Annacone
It can be very difficult to convince yourself that starting the point in the middle of the court is a good idea. Most of us use getting the player on the run, or hitting it far away from wherever the opponent is, to win the point. In addition, if you hit the ball down the middle and it is not hit...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's the time of year where many people from Long Island and New York head out on vacation. New York Tennis Magazine has compiled some of the top destinations for tennis players to go to enjoy vacation, and maintain their time on court. casa de campo...Read more
Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement plans on Friday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former Australian Open champion and world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced on Friday that she will be retiring following the 2020 Australian Open. Wozniacki made the announcement in an Instagram post, and in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America”. “In recent months, I’ve realized that...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 Eastern Tennis Conference will be held on Friday, January 24 – 25, 2020 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. Each year at the conference, the Section honors and celebrates its award winners at the Annual Awards Dinner which takes place on the Saturday. Congrats to all...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine has compiled a list of some top of the tennis gifts for the upcoming holiday season: AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis lessons a month in...Read more
Steve Annacone
Almost every player has one side that is better than the other. Usually, a player's forehand is stronger but as the level of play gets higher, many players prefer their backhand. Once you have determined which side is better, try attacking the weaker side with your first shot—either the serve or...Read more
One of the most under-developed skill sets for competitive tennis players is their ability to scout opponents and then build a winning plan against their opponent based on their scouting.
Conrad Singh
One of the most under-developed skill sets for competitive tennis players is their ability to scout opponents and then build a winning plan against their opponent based on their scouting. The ability to create a game plan from scouting opponents is an essential factor for the player to be able to...Read more