Steve Annacone
I see many tennis players standing straight up and with their feet close together when standing in the ready position. Try keeping your feet at least shoulders width apart and knees bent. This will give you a much better chance of reacting quickly to your opponent's shot. A wide stance improves...Read more
Matteo Berrettini, currently ranked sixth in the world, won the Arizona Tennis Classic in 2019.
Press Release
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s professional tennis, is pleased to announce the return of the Arizona Tennis Classic now called the “Carvana Arizona Tennis Classic” after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Running from March 14 through March 20, the...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
We are still scratching our heads. The USTA match was scheduled for a 5:15 p.m. start. The host team booked a court prior for an extra warm-up. With only one available court, the host team will use it from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m., then provide the final half hour to the visiting team. Or, they work all...Read more
Steven Kaplan
Faulty second serves, shaky volleys, careless ground strokes and anger over bad line calls may rob us of many points. However, none of these are the primary cause of why most points are lost. Our mistakes are not as costly to us as are our negative reactions to our mistakes. For most players, more...Read more
Dealing with the media is one of the many aspects of life on the professional tour that can cause anxiety for players.
Dr. Tom Ferraro
In order to win on the courts, there are many skills one must have. After working with professional athletes and coaches for thirty five years in the fields of tennis, golf, soccer, football, baseball and more, I’ve learned that there are ten secret ingredients to winning in tennis. Over the next...Read more
Nazari Urbina
As a Developmental or High Performance Coach, it is critical we are aware of the priorities needed to be established by our players, and what areas need to be taught if our players are to become great juniors and move towards a successful career as a student-athlete in college. One of the most...Read more
Steve Annacone
Very often, a match situation can change the way we hit the ball. When a tennis player is put in a competitive situation, the tendency is to immediately prioritize, "How can I win the point, the game, the set or the match?" Unfortunately, many of the things that happen when using this idea tend to...Read more
Rafael Nadal won his record-setting 21st major title at the Australian Open on Sunday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Prior to the start of the 2022 Australian Open, the general consensus was that a player on the men’s side would be in line to win his record-setting 21st Slam title. While the consensus was it would be nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, but instead on Sunday, it was Spain’s Rafael...Read more
Ash Barty became the first Australian woman to win the Australian Open since 1978.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Let the Barty Party begin. Australia’s Ashleigh Barty completed her dominant two-week run in Melbourne and captured the Australian Open title, defeating American Danielle Collins 6-3, 7-6(2) on Saturday. The win gives Barty her third career Slam title, and she becomes the first Australian woman to...Read more
Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will meet for the Australian Open title on Sunday in a rematch of the 2019 U.S. Open final.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday, Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will square off for the 2022 Australian Open men’s singles title. It will be the fifth meeting between two, and the second time they will play one another for a major title. The two met in the 2019 U.S. Open final, an epic, five-set thriller that saw...Read more
Ash Barty and Danielle Collins will face off for the Australian Open title on Saturday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The women’s singles final is set at the 2022 Australian Open, and it will feature top-seeded Australian Ashleigh Barty facing off against 27 th seeded American Danielle Collins. The American was up first and powered her way into the first major final of her career with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over...Read more
Daniel Bednarek
When I began to coach tennis for a living there was definitely a lot to learn. Sure, I knew what a continental grip was, but how do you make sure your students have it when they are learning the serve? What kind of continental grip drills are appropriate to use during different developmental stages...Read more
Rob Polishook
In the book, The Competitive Buddha , written by my colleague Dr. Jerry Lynch, he speaks about the importance of patience. He says “patience is an important virtue for those of us in athletics, we want success, and we want it now...and we do not want to wait. This makes us tight, tense and...Read more
Daniil Medvedev came back from two-sets-to-love down to reach the Australian Open semifinals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Both Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas booked their spot in the semifinals of the 2022 Australian Open on Wednesday, but each did so in a different manner. The fourth-seeded Tsitsipas faced no issues in a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 rout of Jannik Sinner of Italy, reaching the Melbourne semifinals for the...Read more
Poland's Iga Swiatek is into the second major semifinal of her career, and will play American Danielle Collins for a spot in the Australian Open final.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The final four in both men’s singles and women’s singles at the 2022 Australian Open is now official, with the last remaining quarterfinal matches played on Wednesday. On the women’s side, American Danielle Collins continued her run in Melbourne with a 7-5, 6-1 triumph over France’s Alize Cornet. “...Read more