The way you string your tennis racquet can have a dramatic effect on your game.
Steve Annacone
The way you string your tennis racquet can have a dramatic effect on your game. If a racquet is strung very tight (58 pounds or more), the ball will not rebound off the strings as much. This means you will have to swing harder to generate a faster shot. By stringing at a lower tension (52 pounds or...Read more
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media. Dimitrov was the first to reveal his diagnosis, writing in a post on...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
The Hindrance Quiz checks your understanding of the ITF and USTA rules of hindrances. Correct answers are the simple quick answers, not burdened with a barrage of what-ifs or embellished with nuances on the court. A “yes” means the action was a hindrance, and a point is awarded or re-played. A “no...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the concerns around the 2020 US Open would be the potential lack of star power that would travel to New York, but those doubts have been eased a bit this week. During the US Open’s official press conference on Tuesday, Serena Williams joined in with a video message to announce her excitement...Read more
Press Release
World TeamTennis has added several prominent tennis stars to an already jam-packed lineup of roster players set to compete during the 45 th season of World TeamTennis, taking place at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. WTT has announced that each player will play the...Read more
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best.
Chris Nieves
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best. Below are some skills that are needed to successful at any job or sport. Be prepared One important skill of performing any job...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave permission for the USTA to host this year’s US Open, with the tournament scheduled to begin on time on August 31. “The US Open will be held in Queens, NY, without fans from August 31 to September 13,” Cuomo said in a tweet from his official Governor...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP and WTA Tours released updated calendars for the rest of the year, with the ATP Tours returning to action on Friday, August 13 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., while the WTA Tour will resume at the Palermo Ladies Open on Monday, August 3. “Our objective has been to reschedule as many...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On the heels of the US Open’s confirmation, the French Tennis Federation announced on Wednesday that it has confirmed dates for the 2020 French Open . “Following discussions with the international tennis authorities—the ATP, WTA and ITF—the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that...Read more
American Mardy Fish looks to bring his veteran presence back to the Empire in 2020.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last summer was a special one for the New York Empire. The city’s World TeamTennis franchise put together the best season in its history en route to reaching the league’s championship match. The Empire earned a trip to Las Vegas for the league’s playoffs, beating theirarchrival and top-seeded...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
If the ATP takes into account these six proposals, tennis can break from its one-dimensional boundary, draw interest from the best American and world athletes, as well as captivate new fans.
Robbie Werdiger
The time is past due for dramatic changes to be implemented into professional tennis. In the United States, as well as many other major countries, the youth tend not to gravitate towards tennis and are instead attracted by the aura of football, basketball, and baseball. It is no mystery why the NFL...Read more
Although tennis is not an easy game to pick up, you can learn to play tennis at any age.
Steve Annacone
A document was recently published by a group of doctors stating that tennis is a 1 (on a scale of 1-10) in terms of likelihood of transmitting the COVID-19 disease. This should send a "learn how to play tennis" message out to everyone who is looking for some great exercise, social interaction (from...Read more
Head coach Luke Jensen will look to lead the Empire back to the WTT finals in 2020.
Press Release
The 2020 World TeamTennis season schedule has been set, and tickets will go on sale for all matches tomorrow, Friday, June 12, in advance of the 45 th WTT season to be played entirely at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V., July 12 through Aug. 2. Tickets start at $40...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the third part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. Click Here to read Part One Click Here to read Part Two Yin and the turtle had walked along silently for more than two hours when Yin finally thought to ask, “So, by the way, what’s your name my little friend?” “My name is...Read more