New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP World Tour announced that Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Jurgen Melzer have been elected to the Player Council. The three players will be replacing the roles left by Robin Haase, Jamie Murray and Sergiy Stakhovsky, who resigned prior to Wimbledon. The next Player Council meeting is slated...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Tom Ferraro (516) 248-7189 DrTomFerraro.com DrTFerraro@aol.com Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally-known sport psychologist designated as one of “The nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A major health problem that has consumed much of the United States over the last decade is that of childhood obesity. Proper nutrition and formulating a healthy diet has become a major point of emphasis, but there is still work to be done to educate much of the public on how to eat right. With that...Read more
Press Release
It was recently announced that the Israel Tennis Centers has changed its name to the Israel Tennis and Education Centers. The Israel Tennis & Education Centers is celebrating its extraordinary legacy that has taken them from 1 Center in 1976 to 14 and growing strong, while impacting over 500,...Read more
The best season in New York Empire franchise history came to a close this weekend as the defending champion Springfield Lasers defeated the Empire in the World TeamTennis finals.
Press Release
The best season in New York Empire franchise history came to a close this weekend as the defending champion Springfield Lasers defeated the Empire in the World TeamTennis finals. The Lasers completed a final-set rally to edge the New York Empire presented by Citi, 20-19, in the 44 th World...Read more
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Tennis stars John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe will be joined by other greats of the sport including Kim Clijsters at the 5th Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s Pro-Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 24. This event raises funds for John McEnroe's nonprofit Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), which...Read more
Johanna Konta, currently ranked No. 14 in the world and a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist, will be one of the top players competing in the NYJTL Bronx Open later this month.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Professional women’s tennis arrives in the Bronx this month as the NYJTL Bronx Open makes its debut at The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, and will run from Friday, August 16 through Saturday, August 24 . The player field for the main draw is out, and some of the top players from the...Read more
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World TeamTennis’ 44 th season has been whittled down to four semifinalists competing in the 2019 WTT Playoffs, held for the first time in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with the semifinals taking place on Friday, with the WTT Final to follow on Saturday. The teams vying to hoist the King Trophy –...Read more
Kirsten Flipkens returned to the New York Empire on Wednesday night and won the decisive match at women's singles to propel her team into the World TeamTennis playoffs.
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The New York Empire presented by Citi are headed to the World TeamTennis Playoffs for the first time in franchise history. On the final day of the regular season, the visiting Empire edged the Philadelphia Freedoms in dramatic fashion Wednesday night, 21-16 , at Hagan Arena at Saint Joseph’s...Read more
Mike Puc
With 25 teams competing in nine different leagues at my local club, it seems like there is always a match to play. Playing in a game to prepare for a match and then playing in a match may improve your match play, but it is a difficult scenario to add new shots to your repertoire. Even clinics,...Read more
Varvara Lepchenko celebrates a point during the Women's Singles flight, but the New York Empire would fall to the Philadelphia Freedoms on Tuesday night.
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi faces a must-win scenario on Wednesday, July 31 and playoff uncertainty after falling to the first-place Philadelphia Freedoms tonight at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx , 25-15. The Empire move to 7-6 while Philadelphia improves to 11-...Read more
Gino Fava
The underhand serve , if executed properly, will get people out of their seats, up off the couch, and add tremendous excitement to the sport of tennis. Like the behind the back pass in hockey, or the alley-oop dunk in basketball, the scissor kick over the shoulder in soccer, these are exciting...Read more
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The New York Empire presented by Citi moved one step closer to a World TeamTennis playoff berth with a clutch 22-19 victory over the Springfield (Mo.) Lasers on Monday night at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx. With the win, the Empire moves into a three-way tie for...Read more
Conrad Singh
The development of high-performance anticipatory skills in tennis is one of the key components to a player who has more proficient decision-making skills in a competitive situation. Anticipation can be defined as “The ability to predict or make an educated guess based on various cues and on the...Read more
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Eric Faro
Not a day goes by that I don't hear the same thing … I am a slow starter in tournaments. What can I do to change this? When I hear this question, there are three things that I tell everyone … The first step to changing and elevating your game is changing the mentality you start your match with...Read more