Chris Nieves
Every athlete will encounter some type of defeat and experience disappointment. Not getting the result you want after much hard work and dedication can be frustrating. Losing stinks! Nobody likes to lose. All athletes experience this at some point, and the goal for any athlete who just had a bad...Read more
Steve Annacone
There are basically three ways to win a point in a tennis match. The most common, and also most difficult idea to execute, is to hit a winner. This means hitting a shot that the opponent cannot return and it requires a high level of expertise to be successful during match play. I strongly advise...Read more
The New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island in less than a month. Attendees will once again have the opportunity to take part in the New York Open's Draw Ceremony.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There is just one month remaining until the country’s largest tennis expo descends on NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as the New York Tennis Expo makes its return on Sunday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Preregistration for the event has already exceeded 3,000...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island in just one month, and we are excited to announce that Hannah Berner, star of Bravo TV's hit show Summer House, and Julia Elbaba, former all-American at the University of Virginia, will join us on Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have often talked about how we tend to gravitate towards whatever is comfortable on the tennis court. Many times, this means serving, returning and then recovering to the middle of the court about a few feet behind the baseline to exchange groundstrokes. A good opponent is likely to try to take...Read more
Press Release
CourtSense Tennis Training Academies has named Rohan Goetzke its new Director of Tennis at Bogota Racquet Club. Goetzke, joins the CourtSense family following his tenure at IMG Academy, where he was Director of Tennis from 2012 to 2019, and oversaw all aspects of the tennis program, ensuring...Read more
Top-ranked American John Isner returns to NYCB LIVE for a third consecutive year.
Press Release
The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest...Read more
Chris Nieves
One common question I receive is: “How can I become more consistent in my sport?” It is important to understand that just like any other skill, consistency takes practice and doesn’t happen overnight. Performing consistently in your sport is a journey that can be difficult and requires plenty of...Read more
Steve Annacone
After playing a tennis match, it is natural to critique your play and assess how things went. Since every match is different, it is likely that your positives and negatives will change from match to match. It is a great idea to come up with exactly what you are going to do before you walk on the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Tennis Expo is proud to announce Pop.Earth as the title sponsor for our 2020 event, set for Sunday, February 9 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pop.Earth is a NYS 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2012 to offer low cost to free...Read more
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match.  Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point.
Steve Annacone
Many players tend to try to hit all of their shots away from the opponent during a tennis match. Try to use this idea instead: keep your shots deep and towards the middle at the beginning of a point. There are many reasons to start the point this way. Serving to the middle of the box and deep will...Read more
From left to right: Cary Leeds Executive Director of Tennis Liezel Huber, Shawn Mitchell Yon, Mayor's Cup Tournament Director Pam Glick and Cary Leeds' Director of High Performance Tony Huber.
Brian Coleman
When Shawn Mitchell Yon was in the first grade at P.S. 295, he was introduced to the game of tennis through a program run at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. “I was one of the few kids selected to try out for the program,” he recalls. “The school transported us to the site and I’ve loved the game ever...Read more
Jerry Rodriguez took over the role of Competitive Coordinator and Metro Tennis Service Representative in earlier this year.
Brian Coleman
The mission of the USTA Eastern Metro Region is to promote and develop the growth of tennis, and the organization does so in a multitude of ways. In order to complete that mission, it requires a group of dedicated people who are out in the community, which spans the five boroughs of New York City,...Read more
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The WTA came out with its end-of-season awards recently, and 23-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty was named the tour’s Player of the Year for 2019. The current world number one captured the first Grand Slam title of her career at the French Open , becoming the first Australian to win at Roland...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Step out of the cold and into NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, February 9 for the 2020 New York Tennis Expo, and take advance of the fun atmosphere at no cost. With the support of USTA Eastern, the Expo will feature multiple mini-tennis courts inside the Expo Hall...Read more