Steve Annacone
I'm giving Paul Annacone credit for this. I've heard him state numerous times that a player should "hit the ball aggressively to a big target". This is a much underused strategy and one that can be extremely effective. Many players have shots with a lot of power and/or depth, and that itself is...Read more
Brian Coleman
Last year, as the global pandemic continued to wreak havoc on our normal everyday lives, organizations were forced to rethink how they planned their events, including ones that had been well-established. For the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) and its annual Pro-Am tennis tournament , this meant...Read more
Mike Puc
Are your best shots failing you in a match? It may be time to change tactics. Strategy and tactics go hand in hand when winning a tennis match. Strategy is an overall plan to achieve your goal, while tactics are the actions that implement the strategy. When your best efforts to win a match fail, it...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
Press Release
The United States Tennis Association today announced that award-winning songwriter, actor, director and life-long New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda has lent his highly-recognizable voice to the 2021 US Open marketing campaign. Titled “The Greatest Return,” the multi-dimensional marketing campaign...Read more
Steve Annacone
This seems like a minor detail, but it’s very important and can make or break your next shot. Many players do not assume the correct ready position when they are waiting to hit the ball. The racquet should be directly in front of you with the racquet head above the height of your hands. If you have...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will be holding a College Week beginning on the 19 th , featuring an array of helpful webinars as well as hosting the USTA Eastern College Showcase Tournament on Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21 at East Brunswick Racquet Club. Below is the full schedule of webinars next week...Read more
Chris Lewit
It can be very frustrating for parents when their kid’s technique is poor or the player is struggling to make and retain important technical changes. More often than not, the failure is due to either the fault of the coach, player, or parent—or a combination of the three. Over the last 20 years...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag Inc., a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment, with the vision to become a connected sports company, today welcomes Eugenie Bouchard to its brand ambassador program, where she joins the likes of Tommy Haas, Mike and Bob Bryan, Nick Bollettieri,...Read more
Coco Vandeweghe was traded midseason to the New York Empire, and helped lead the Empire to its first WTT title.
Press Release
With the 2021 World TeamTennis season just four months away, fans can now officially mark their calendars. World TeamTennis announced its schedule for the 2021 season, with matches starting Nov. 13 and the championship match taking place Nov. 28. Special pre-sale access for single session tickets...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Djokovic Beats Berrettini, Wins 20 th Grand Slam Title Novak Djokovic drew even with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for the most Grand Slam titles all-time as the Serb defeated Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to win the Wimbledon title and earn his 20 th career major trophy. “I consider myself [the] best...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Have you ever looked at a perfectly groomed court and wondered how it stays so pristine? Often the answer is buried beneath your feet. In the late 80’s and early 90’s, clay court tennis underwent a revolution with the introduction of sub-surface irrigation. The self-regulating systems used a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) hosted its first ever team event, as the Johnny Mac Classic pitted brothers John and Patrick McEnroe against one another in a team competition in support of JMTP. The two teams competed head-to-head in three different rounds, each of which consisted of three...Read more
Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova will square off with the Wimbledon title on the line on Saturday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one and top-seed Ashleigh Barty and eighth-seed Karolina Pliskova will play for the Wimbledon title on Saturday, after each won their respective semifinal on Thursday. Barty was the first through, as she defeated former champion and 25 th seed Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6(3). The...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
I am the luckiest recreational doubles tennis player on the planet. When I step on a tennis court with Noel, our opponents’ knees are already knocking because of his ability to deliver a ball one inch over the net which then drops like a cannonball. On another USTA team, I partner with Kathi, a...Read more