Brayden Schnur and Jack Sock will each sit on a speaker panel during the 2020 New York Tennis Expo.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is less than two weeks away and we are excited to once again bring a can't-miss, one-of-a-kind event to all of the event's guests. Joining us at this year's Expo will be a number of players from the New York Open, including former World No. 8 Jack Sock, and last year's...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first of two women’s semifinals at the Australian Open was finalized on Tuesday, as Australia’s own Ashleigh Barty, the tournament’s top seed, and American Sofia Kenin powered their way into the final four Down Under. Barty held off seventh-seed and last year’s finalist Petra Kvitova 7-6(6), 6-...Read more
Steve Annacone
Adjusting your position on the court after hitting a shot can be more important than running after your opponent's reply. First, move towards the open part of the court which is where most players will hit the next shot. In addition, if you hit your shot well, take a couple of steps forward. In...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The fifth day of the 2020 Australian Open featured wonderful tennis sandwiched in between a number of different intriguing storylines, creating an exciting day of action in the Land Down Under. A potential matchup between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki awaited in the Round of 16, as Serena...Read more
American CiCi Bellis continued her comeback to professional tennis by reaching the Australian Open third round on Thursday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two years ago, Catherine “CiCi” Bellis was the darling of the WTA Tour. As a teenager, Bellis was named the WTA’s Newcomer of the Year in 2017, before a series of wrist and elbow injuries derailed what was the start of a promising career. In fact, as recently as just a few months ago, she was told...Read more
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Taylor Fritz came back from two sets down to defeat Kevin Anderson 4-6, 6-7(5), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday, securing his spot in the Australian Open third round for the second straight year. “That was huge for me,” said Fritz. “He played a really tough five setter just the other day and...Read more
Last year, the New York Tennis Expo brought together more than 5,200 people for this one-of-a-kind event, and we expect an even bigger turnout when the event returns on Sunday, February 9.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last year, the New York Tennis Expo brought together more than 5,200 people for this one-of-a-kind event, and we expect an even bigger turnout when the event returns on Sunday, February 9. The Expo has something for the whole family, and activities for the non-tennis fan. Click Here for your FREE...Read more
What is it that many of these elite athletes are doing to help them compete at a higher level and manage adversity under pressure? One big part of an athlete's preparation is something you may not hear much about in the sport's world: Meditation.
Rob Polishook
Remember when you saw Kawhi Leonard draining that last-second three pointer? Or Tom Brady driving down the field with less than two minutes to go? Or more recently, Rafael Nadal's epic match versus Daniil Medvedev in the season-ending 2019 ATP Finals. He was down 1-5 in the third set, only to pull...Read more
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday, holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Simona Halep advanced into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday , holding off American Jennifer Brady 7-6(5), 6-1 to move on in one hour and 36 minutes. “I knew that she’s going to be very motivated at the beginning. We played together a few months ago, and it was very close,” said Halep. “I...Read more
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev pushed his way into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday , beating American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It felt different because that’s the first time in my life I was stepping out on the centre court in the first round of a Grand Slam as a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of their first-round Wimbledon clash last year, Coco Gauff and Venus Williams met in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. Once again, it was Gauff who came out on top in this generational battle, as she advanced with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory. “I definitely was more...Read more
Beginning this year, Queens College will begin offering a new course designed to increase the quality and quantity of professionals in the tennis industry.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Beginning this year, Queens College will begin offering a new course designed to increase the quality and quantity of professionals in the tennis industry. The course is the product of a partnership between the USTA-U and CUNY (City University of New York), who are teaming up to provide an...Read more
Robbie Werdiger
This story first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition The “Big Three” As the calendar flips to a new decade, three familiar names still remain atop the ATP World Tour rankings. The three greatest players of all-time...Read more
MatchPoint co-founders Dmitry Druzhinsky (left) and Nino Muhatasov (right) with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Leroy Adams
Brian Coleman
Nearly 30 years ago, Nino Muhatasov came to the United States from Ukraine, a former Soviet Union Republic, where he was a member of the country’s National Team as a junior. Muhatasov arrived in Coney Island, the Southernmost part of Brooklyn which has a large Russian-speaking population. Muhatasov...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo is a celebration of all things tennis, but that doesn't mean the fun is limited to only tennis-related activities. We are excited to announce that the New York Islanders will be in attendance at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday,...Read more