New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On the weekend of July 10-11, the fast-growing sport of beach tennis held its first ever U.S. National Championships, as the sport's top players converged in Chicago to compete for $3,000 in prize money and to vie to see who is the best of the best in the world of beach tennis. Top players from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On May 16, Long Island Tennis Magazine received the 2010 USPTA Eastern Publication of the Year at the Divisional Convention in Mount Kisco, N.Y. Through two-and-a-half years of publishing, Long Island Tennis Magazine has helped grow tennis in the Long Island area through its free magazine that...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each Major League Baseball season, 20 local tennis players/pros come together for a fantasy baseball league that spearheads a season-long battle for bragging rights and prizes. For the second time in three years, the Orange Crush (led by David Sickmen) has won the league championship. In a tough...Read more
Monica Gorny
On a chilly evening of World TeamTennis (WTT) action at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island, the New York Sportimes battled relentlessly against the talented Philadelphia Freedoms, but failed to capitalize on an early lead. From 12-12, the score line remained tied throughout the encounter until...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This summer, Long Island Tennis Magazine will sponsor a series of Beach Tennis USA tournaments, the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge, in Long Beach, N.Y. at the Allegria Hotel. With two highly successful challenges already having taken place this summer, this weekend's third leg on July 16-17...Read more
Rob Polishook
Many of us probably know the suffix “-logy” means “the study of.” For example, astrology is the study of stars, neurology is the study of the nervous system, and ideology is the study of ideas. So, what does this have to do with sports? I would like to introduce a new “-logy” into the world, one...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the eighth season of the Olympus U.S. Open Series, the six-week North American summer tennis season that links 10 ATP World Tour and WTA summer tournaments to the U.S. Open, will launch Monday, July 18 with the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Since its inception in 2004,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced that the 2011 U.S. Open purse has increased by more than $1 million to reach a record $23.7 million. In addition to the base purse of $23.7 million, the top three men’s and top three women’s finishers in the Olympus U.S. Open Series may earn up to an additional $2.6 million...Read more
David Drucker
This past June, we got our first glimpse of Serena Williams in nearly a year. Serena, who had been sidelined by a series of unfortunate injuries and health issues, made her triumphant return to the grass courts of Wimbledon where she made it to the fourth round before falling to Marion Bartoli of...Read more
Monica Gorny
Helping make dreams come true for children facing life obstacles is the primary goal of the Garden of Dreams Foundation (GDF). This foundation works closely with all areas of Madison Square Garden to provide children with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Between July 6-July 12, 40 children were...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Sportimes pulled victory from the jaws of defeat last night at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island with a come-from-behind 16-15 win over the St. Louis Aces in World TeamTennis action. The Sportimes got off to a rocky start, as Travis Parrott & Jesse Witten fell in the men's...Read more
David Drucker
There simply isn’t enough time in the day to describe all the wonderful things about Andre Agassi. From the moment he stepped onto the professional courts of the ATP tour, he turned tennis upside down. Who could forget those long blonde locks and denim shorts? Agassi has provided tennis fans and...Read more
David Drucker
This past weekend, the United States Davis Cup team had a wide-open opportunity to upend Spain in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Davis Cup, but was unable to do so. Everything was in favor of the U.S. prior to the competition getting underway. The matches took place on home soil in Austin, Texas...Read more
David Drucker
There’s nothing more fulfilling in this world than predicting something and it actually happening. Just like I said in my previous article, I predicted John Isner to reach the final where he would play the last remaining seeded opponent, Olivier Rochus. The fact of the matter is, I really don’t...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Hall of Famer Bjorn Borg will step in to replace fellow tennis legend Jimmy Connors to face long-time rival John McEnroe in a World TeamTennis match on July 14 at Sportime Randall’s Island. Borg and McEnroe will compete against each other that night when the defending Eastern Conference...Read more