New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion and third-seed Caroline Wozniacki rallied back from a third-set deficit to beat American Shelby Rogers 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and reach the quarterfinals at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan. Wozniacki trailed 0-3 in the final set, but rallied to win 30 of the last 37 points and...Read more
Brian Coleman
The majority of our area’s top tennis coaches and program directors are tennis lifers who picked the game up at a young age and took to it right away. That isn’t exactly the case for Manhattan Tennis Academy’s Executive Director John Curtis. “I grew up as a baseball player, which wasn’t too far of...Read more
Rob Polishook
We all saw Roger Federer win yet another Grand Slam victory, totaling 19, undoubtedly making a strong case for being the GOAT … Greatest Of All-Time. However, that’s not the purpose of this article. Let’s leave that debate to others and bring our focus to the story behind the story. What is Roger’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP announced that it will try full electronic line-calling during the Next Gen Finals in November, using strictly technology and no linespeople on the court. “This could be a landmark moment for officiating,” said Gayle Bradshaw, ATP Vice President of Rules and Competition. “Our athletes...Read more
Brian Coleman
For as long as he can remember, Brooklyn’s Tyler Korobov has been playing tennis, getting his start playing the sport when he was around six- or seven-years-old on the public tennis courts of Manhattan Beach. “I started at a really young age, and we would just go to the courts and hit around,”...Read more
Luke Jensen
As we shut down a glorious summer of tennis and look forward to a great fall going into winter, I am just floored by the work done on the pro tour by the veterans who continue to amaze. When I played on the pro tour, players in their 30s were a rarity. Johnny Mac, Jimmy Connors and Martina...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Lady Judges of Cardozo won its first match of the season on Friday afternoon, downing Bayside 3-2. Katherine Kachkarov led the way for Cardozo with a 10-0 win over Jennifer Yoo at first singles, while Emily Moczulski defeated Cosette Futoran by the same score at second singles to give Cardozo...Read more
Steve Annacone
I started playing tennis when I was 10-years-old. My brother Paul and I would go with our parents to the park in Sag Harbor and eventually, we decided to go out and try to hit some balls. We pretty much picked it up right away and became regular hitting partners for the next 20 years. Paul became a...Read more
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Last Friday, the Queens College men's tennis team once again had the amazing opportunity of helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Foundation "Serving up Dreams" with its annual fundraiser at the US Open Tennis Championships. Photo courtesy of QueensKnights.com . During the event,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New Jersey native and defending champion Christina McHale advanced to the semifinals of the Tokyo Open on Friday, downing third-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-4, 6-1. McHale converted on five of six break point chances and won 71 percent of the points on her serve to win the straight-sets match...Read more
Steven Kaplan
I don't travel to tournaments as much as I used to earlier in my career, but I decided to journey with a terrific student to Virginia Beach to the Girls’ 16 Clay Court Super Nationals this past July. I was expecting the worst, but was pleasantly surprised at the performances of these top girls...Read more
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The St. John’s women’s tennis team will stay local and head to Manhattan this weekend as it is one of six programs taking part in the Columbia Invitational at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center. The Columbia Invitational is comprised of six competing teams: Columbia, Hofstra, Boston University,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
McKee/Staten Island Tech improved to 2-0 on the young season on Wednesday afternoon, beating Tottenville 5-0 in a PSAL League A4 matchup. The Seagulls of Staten Island Tech were led by its top singles player, Miriam Aziz, who beat Paulina Daugis 10-5. Danielle Kezeli won her second singles match 10...Read more
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Below are some fun facts from the 2017 U.S. Open, per USTA: American Players ►Four American women reached the singles semifinals at the US Open for the first time since 1981. First-time US Open champion Sloane Stephens, first-time US Open finalist Madison Keys and first-time US Open semifinalist...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of last year’s PSAL New York City championship, Beacon once again defeated Bronx Science, downing the Wolverines 4-1 in a season-opening match between two of the city’s top programs on Monday. Beacon beat Bronx Science in the 2016 PSAL finals last season (pictured above) and opened up...Read more