Photo credit: Getty Images/Joaquin Corbalan
Lonnie Mitchel
One cold November post-tennis season day, my office was very busy. On this particular day, it was a little different, occupied by myself and an outside consultant/recruiting agency that solicits high school athletes in all sports in helping them find an academic location to settle and display their...Read more
Photo credit: Getty Images/dima_sidelnikov
Damir Barisic
Watching singles tennis matches at both the pro and junior levels, I have noticed that these matches are relatively long in duration. A tennis match generally takes anywhere from one hour to five hours to complete, depending on a few factors, one of which is the format of the match (best of three...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For more than a half-century, Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps in Vermont have been attracting young athletes from more than 30 U.S. states and 20 countries around the world. There has been one constant in the camp's illustrious history: Ted Hoehn. In 1968, Hoehn and Alden Bryan founded the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Advantage Junior Tennis Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) 281 Main Street Roosevelt Island, N.Y. Contact: Steve O’Keefe (212) 935-0250 AdvantageCamps.net Advantage_All_City_Logo.jpg Advantage Junior Tennis Camp is “tennis heaven for kids”–giving players ages seven to 17 more drills, more...Read more
Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The last few months have been nothing less than a whirlwind for Naomi Osaka. The sudden star of women’s tennis burst onto the world scene with her epic fortnight in New...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There were two new champions of the BNP Paribas Open crowned in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. on Sunday, as Canada’s Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem captured the respective men’s and women’s singles titles. Up first was Andreescu, the teenager from Mississauga, Canada, who defeated...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There is perhaps no player on the WTA Tour playing better tennis so far in 2019 than Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic, and that continued on Thursday as she hung on to defeat fifth-seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 and reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals in Indian Wells, Calif. “I’m very confident...Read more
Rob Polishook
Most of us saw Novak Djokovic’s dominating win over Rafael Nadal in the finals of the 2019 Australian Open . Usually, coaches, parents, fans and even the athletes themselves write off this kind of big win as: “He just played great.” But this explanation is often too simplistic. In sports and in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer continued his bid for a sixth BNP Paribas Open title by rolling past 23 rd seeded Brit Kyle Edmund 6-1, 6-4 to reach the Indian Wells quarterfinals on Wednesday. “He didn’t have the best start, so that cost him the first set,” said Federer. “Second set, it was definitely better. I...Read more
Conrad Singh
At the highest levels of competitive tennis, it can be very hard to know who is winning or losing at first glance. One of the key concepts of understanding the inner game of tennis is that of momentum development. The key questions are: 1. How do you start building momentum … what do you do to get...Read more
Naomi Osaka was defeated by Belinda Bencic at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It was a thrilling day of tennis in the desert of Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday, as the top seeds in both men’s and women’s singles were defeated in straight sets. Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber ousted world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4 in a match that was resumed on Tuesday after play was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Jamie Loeb, a Bronxville, N.Y. native and former NCAA Singles Champion from the University of North Carolina, was awarded the third annual Oracle US Tennis Award along with JC Aragone. “This means so much to me; I was in absolute shock when I heard,” said Loeb. “The success of past recipients...Read more
The New York Empire took Kirsten Flipkens first overall in Tuesday's World TeamTennis Draft.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi and head coach Luke Jensen today announced its player roster and new venue for the upcoming 2019 World TeamTennis (WTT) season. The fourth-year WTT franchise will play its home matches at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, a world-class facility in...Read more
Brian Coleman
Players to Watch Marcos Lee, Beacon Marcos Lee will be tasked with leading Beacon this coming season as the Blue Demons attempt to win its 12th consecutive PSAL New York City team championship. Lee, a senior, will be at the top of the Beacon lineup this spring and playing first singles, after...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Venus Williams of the United States advanced to round two of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, after her 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 win over German Andrea Petkovic in round one action. "I haven’t played in forever, so that was challenging in itself, to get back into competition," said Venus post-match. “It...Read more