New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Pete Sampras defeated Jim Courier Thursday at the HSBC Tennis cup finals, 8-6, the opening match of the 2011 Champions Series. This gives Sampras a lead on the $1 million bonus prize for the top three at the end of the season. Courier defeated Jimmy Connors, who took an 11-year hiatus from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Maria Kirilenko has advanced into the semifinals at the Guangzhou Open after defeating Tetiana Luzhanska of the Ukraine in straight sets, 6-1, 7-5. She will advance to play Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa, who defeated Urszula Radwanska to also qualify for the semis. On the other side of the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Metro Board at World TeamTennis The USTA Eastern Metro Region Board had a presence at the New York Sportimes World Team Tennis home matches at Sportime Stadium at Randall’s Island. Metro Region Board members gave out free racquets to all children that came to the matches. The racquets were donated...Read more
Deborah-Rose Andrews
The 2011 Adult Spring/Summer season concluded in early August. The Metro Region has Men's and Women's teams in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. Manhattan is the largest league, with 74 teams and 1,292 players who participated in the 2011 Spring/Summer season. This league plays at six different clubs...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro Corporate Tennis League, run by the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA), is currently in its playoffs stages for the Summer 2011 season as this article was written. On July 28, Ernst & Young went up against Thomson Reuters and Deutsche Bank went head-to-head with...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Twitter’s top 100 SportsIllustrated.com released its Twitter 100 list. Appearing on the list are three professional tennis players and strangely enough, they are all of Serbian descent: Novak Djokovic ( @djokernole ), Andrea Petkovic ( @andreapetkovic ) and Janko Tipsarevic ( @tipsarevicjanko )...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States has drawn Switzerland in the first round of the 2012 Davis Cup. Switzerland will play host for the best-of-five series from Feb. 10-12, 2012. Switzerland and the United States last played in the opening round of the Davis Cup in 2009, when the Americans beat Switzerland 4-1 in...Read more
Ben Kelly
In the 2010-2011 fall and spring season, the Fordham University men’s tennis team had to wait until February to record its first win. The Rams went on to win three more matches to finish 4-18 on the year, landing in last place in the Atlantic-10 Conference for the fifth consecutive year. With a...Read more
Steven Kaplan
The long-term growth and development of competitive young tennis athletes is best accomplished by working in concert with their biological and psychological development factors. The principals of applied functional science dictate that while the protocols of training are specific, the timetables...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Founded in 2002, Metrotennis is a not-for-profit organization that provides tennis leagues, classes and information about tennis in New York City. Metrotennis promotes the sport of tennis in New York City, by running USTA team leagues, corporate leagues, USTA Junior Team Tennis, USTA Flex Leagues,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic's back muscle injury has required him to take much needed rest from the game after withdrawing from his recent Davis Cup match. He attemped to play through his Davis Cup match, but was unable to due to the extenuating pain. He skipped the opening singles match as...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Monday, Aug. 29, prior to the start of the 2011 U.S. Open, some of the top juniors in the USTA Eastern Section were honored at the Junior Awards Gala. The gala began at 10:30 a.m. in the Indoor Training Center at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. All of the junior players...Read more
Eric Faro
Every time you step onto the tennis court, you should learn something. Whether you are playing in the finals of a national tournament, or working on your slice serve out wide, you should have an objective as to what you are doing and be working on improving your game. Often when I ask players how...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-0, 6-2, 6-4, to lead Spain into the finals of the Davis Cup. Nadal had doubts going into the match, complaining about tiredness and fatigue, but showed no weakness as he took on the number 10-ranked Frenchman in the semifinals match...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic of Serbia has withdrawn from his match at the Davis Cup, allowing Argentina to gain a 3-1 lead over Serbia advancing them to the Davis Cup finals against Spain. Djokovic's back pain overwhelmed the top ranked player against Juan Martin Del Potro, forcing him to retire early in the...Read more