World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today.
Press Release
World TeamTennis is launching a new free agency player recruitment model ahead of its 2020 season, and teams have the opportunity to sign players beginning today. The free agency approach was designed to allow teams more freedom to assemble their rosters during the WTT recruitment window. Free...Read more
Having the discipline to play an opponent’s weakness over and over, and to adjust one’s patterns of play to exploit that weakness, is important at every level of play.
Lawrence Kleger
Having the discipline to play an opponent’s weakness over and over, and to adjust one’s patterns of play to exploit that weakness, is important at every level of play. If you can cause your opponent to hit on his/her stronger side (usually the forehand) as little as possible, like once every 15...Read more
Two of the best game improvement tools you should use on a regular basis are the backboard and the ball machine. Most world-class pros have used both of these resources in their careers and both are tremendous tools for your conditioning, footwork, consis
Mike Puc
Two of the best game improvement tools you should use on a regular basis are the backboard and the ball machine. Most world-class pros have used both of these resources in their careers and both are tremendous tools for your conditioning, footwork, consistency and form. Unfortunately, both of these...Read more
Har-Tru, LLC announced this week the addition of former USTA National Coach, Dustin Taylor, and the promotion of two of its longtime associates, Tracy Lynch and Brandy Gentry.
Press Release
Har-Tru, LLC announced this week the addition of former USTA National Coach, Dustin Taylor, and the promotion of two of its longtime associates, Tracy Lynch and Brandy Gentry. The moves support the company’s short- and long-term goals, particularly its expansion into the hard-court coatings market...Read more
Steve Annacone
Many problems in a tennis match occur because of indecision. A player is faced with many choices when they are about to reply to a shot that’s hit to them. Direction, speed, depth and spin are just some of the decisions that need to be made in a very short period of time. My advice is to use your...Read more
Rafael Nadal delivered the clinching win on Sunday as Spain defeated Canada to win the 2019 Davis Cup title.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Recent US Open champion Rafael Nadal delivered a masterful performance this weekend, winning all of his matches, five singles and three doubles, to lead Spain past Canada for the Davis Cup title in the tournament’s new format in Madrid. Nadal sealed the win for his country with a 6-3, 7-6(7) win...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These instructors share their thoughts on a variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging from...Read more
"The goal is to service and help more and more NYC kids, where tennis becomes a driving force in their lives, and gets them a college education, and hopefully even more," John McEnroe said of the Johnny Mac Tennis Project, which was founded in 2012.
Brian Coleman
Earlier this summer, SPORTIME Amagansett hosted the fifth annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) Pro-Am. The tournament brings together 128 players, including many former professional tennis players, for a day of fun and competitive tennis, with the goal of raising money for the JMTP. “It’s just a...Read more
Most commercial tennis facilities value sales ability very high—if you are good at bringing new players, you’ll rise through the ranks faster, make more money and grow your professional track record faster than you ever thought possible.
Geoffrey Jagdfeld
Most commercial tennis facilities value sales ability very high—if you are good at bringing new players, you’ll rise through the ranks faster, make more money and grow your professional track record faster than you ever thought possible. And there’s a good reason for that as most people find it...Read more
Former semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe has been awarded a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open after winning the USTA Wild Card Challenge
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe has been awarded a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open after winning the USTA Wild Card Challenge . Vandeweghe, who reached the final four in Melbourne in 2017, knocked off three seeded players en route to the finals of the Oracle Challenger Series in Houston...Read more
I have found that many people get stuck in inertia of training, competition and/or the latest fads before they ask themselves the simple question: “Are you training or draining?”
Dr. Donald Shrump Jr. MS. CSCS
Over the years of working with coaches, parents and athletes to optimize sports performance, get rid of nagging injuries or tap into the latest cognitive training, I have found that many people get stuck in inertia of training, competition and/or the latest fads before they ask themselves the...Read more
Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday, claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Stefanos Tsitsipas captured the ATP Finals crown on Sunday , claiming the biggest title of his young career with a 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4) comeback win over Dominic Thiem at The O2 in London. “It’s been a rollercoaster,” Tsitsipas said. “Holding this trophy right now feels amazing…This tournament has...Read more
Whether we want to admit it or not, sports has slowly emerged as our favorite religion of choice.
Dr. Tom Ferraro
Perhaps its blasphemy to say that sports is the predominant religion of the 21st century, but it just may be true. Whether you attend church services, a synagogue or a mosque each week, you may have noticed that the pews are relatively empty and that weekly church going seems to be passé. If you...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Beacon girls’ tennis team repeated as New York City PSAL “A” Division champions , defeating Brooklyn Tech 5-0 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. At first singles, Lorranie Bergmann defeated Alina Abramoff 6-4, 6-3, while Sofia Shen and Nikki Truszkowski won at second and third singles,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
To excel in sports, considerable attention is paid to factors such as coaching, nutrition and fitness, but there is one area that often gets overlooked: VISION. Studies have shown that elite athletes have superior vision: they see better, wide peripherals, better depth perception, and better eye/...Read more