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Brian Coleman
Many of us get our start in sports by looking up to an older sibling and Sebastian Sec, the top-ranked junior in New York for the Class of 2022, is no different. Sec can recall starting to play tennis when he watched his older brother, Richard, and other family members begin playing. “When he...Read more
Tennis is a very complicated sport which makes it difficult to put your finger on the ideas that will help in a match. My best results as a coach and a player have come when I have simplified my thoughts.
Steve Annacone
Tennis is a very complicated sport which makes it difficult to put your finger on the ideas that will help in a match. My best results as a coach and a player have come when I have simplified my thoughts . The most basic and helpful thought I have used is to watch the ball, all the way from the...Read more
Fourth-seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland captured the second ATP Tour title of his career on Wednesday, dowining American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-3 to win the Delray Beach Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Fourth-seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland captured the second ATP Tour title of his career on Wednesday, dowining American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-3 to win the Delray Beach Open . “I was trying to focus on things that I should do and to stay aggressive, because Sebastian is never going to hand me the...Read more
For many parents today, selecting the right coach is a huge and crucial decision with numerous considerations.
Conrad Singh and Adam Borr
For many parents today, selecting the right coach is a huge and crucial decision with numerous considerations. The real key component to ask is regarding the amount of ‘care’ that the coach offers your child. Care encompasses so many key factors such as creating a dynamic environment, technical...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Region Rankings as of January 4, 2021 For full rankings, visit TennisLink.USTA.com Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechhurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Andrew Gordon Brooklyn 4 Leif Emery New York 5 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 6 Joshua Dolinsky Brooklyn 7 Thomas Walsh...Read more
American Sebastian Korda ousted second-seed John Isner in Delray Beach on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open singles field was narrowed down to four players after Monday’s quarterfinal matches , which featured two upsets as second-seed John Isner and eighth-seed Frances Tiafoe were both ousted. American Sebastian Korda took out Isner 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, hanging on as he saved three match...Read more
Frances Tiafoe is into the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals after winning on Sunday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open continued this weekend in sunny Florida as the second-round of singles play and quarterfinal action in doubles were played on Sunday. Below are the results from Sunday : Cameron Norrie def. Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-5 “I managed to win a lot of the long rallies at the start and...Read more
Steve Annacone
I recently gave a group lesson to four kids. There was a five-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, and a couple of two-year-old boys. The lesson was an hour long. I was a little skeptical about whether I could make the situation work, especially since I was unaware that I would be teaching four kids...Read more
It’s a common question parents ask:  “Should my kid play up?”  The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation.
Chris Lewit
It’s a common question parents ask: “Should my kid play up?” The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation. Over the years, I have studied with many different legendary coaches, who have differing views on the subject. Curiously, it seems the coaching world is a divided house...Read more
Steve Annacone
Each time you hit a shot, you must recover. The "old school" idea is to get back to the middle of the court. However, in modern tennis you are better off thinking that you are going to move in the direction of the open court as soon as you are finished with your follow through. This is true both at...Read more
American teenager Zane Khan advanced to the second round of qualifying on Tuesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Delray Beach Open continued on Tuesday with its second day of action in the ATP Tour’s first tournament of the year (along with the Antalya Open in Turkey which also began on Monday). The day’s play included both the Qualifying Rounds as well as the Champions Tour, and the results are below:...Read more
Press Release
The 2021 Delray Beach Open gets underway on Monday with two matches for the ATP Champions Tour. The two matches are: ATP Champions Tour • Not Before 6:00 p.m. Johan Kriek & Mark Merklein vs. Luke & Murphy Jensen ATP Champions Tour • Not Before 8 p.m. Bob & Mike Bryan vs Tommy Haas...Read more
Steve Annacone
As a tennis professional and coach, I have given my students many specific ideas designed to improve the chances of a positive outcome in their matches. I'm sure your pro or coach has given you the "get your first serve in" advice. Another common idea a coach may communicate is to limit your...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Rankings (as of 12/21/20) Boys Metro Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Leif Emery New York 4 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 5 Joshua Dolinsky Brooklyn 6 Jesse Yang Fresh Meadows 7 Viktor Zima Middle Village 8 Thomas Walsh Brooklyn 9...Read more
Brian Coleman
Four former champions—Reilly Opelka (2020), Frances Tiafoe (2018), Sam Querrey (2017) and Kei Nishikori (2008)—are among the players who have entered the season-opening Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com that will take place January 4-13. “We look forward to welcoming this terrific field to open the...Read more