New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Century Tennis 56 Brook Avenue Century_Tennis_Logo_01.png Deer Park, N.Y. (631) 242-0220 CenturyTennis.com Since 1965, Century Tennis has been dedicated to the growing sport of tennis by building quality tennis courts and providing a specialized service to the tennis club industry, as well as the...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag, a sports brand launched in mid-2020 and focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has reached a significant sales landmark with its first product, the Slinger Bag. The Slinger Bag is the world’s most portable...Read more
Steve Annacone
I am a firm believer in focusing on your strengths during a tennis match. You can always get better at hitting the ball, improving a specific shot, and sharpening your technique. However, you want to hit your best shots when you are playing a match. If your forehand is better than your backhand,...Read more
Press Release
Coach Ed Krass’ 33rd Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp will kick off its summer in the Northeast with camps in Long Island, New Jersey and Massachusetts. With the NCAA ban lifted on in-person recruiting, the coaching staff will be represented by Division I, II and III coaches. “Exposure to...Read more
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For the ninth year, young hopefuls from across the tri-state area will be out in force at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s (JMTA) flagship location, on Saturday, June 19th, as SPORTIME and JMTA coaches seek to discover untapped tennis and athletic talent. The goal of...Read more
Steve Annacone
Every tennis player is different. Some have stronger forehands, while others prefer their backhand. Many like to run around and hit groundstrokes, and every once in a while you run into that aggressive net charger. Regardless of the type of player, there are a few basic ideas that will likely...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
High school tennis will return to New York City this spring, with matches scheduled to begin on Monday, May 3. Both the boys and the girls will compete in the spring. It is still unclear how many players and teams will be competing, but the opening day schedule is as follows: Monday, May 3 (Boys) ►...Read more
Steve Annacone
I never really understood the importance of the follow through in a tennis swing. Once the racquet and the ball make contact, how much difference can it possibly make if the racquet ends up in a different place at the end of the swing? The answer is, it can make all the difference in the world. If...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition Metro Region Council Offers Regional Grants Organizations in the Metro Region can apply for regional grant funding to support programming aimed at increasing tennis...Read more
Gilad Bloom
Being a tennis coach for 20-plus years has taught me much about the game and about life. It is an ongoing learning experience … one that never ends as each new student is different and teaches you something new about the game. The coach will face difficult and challenging situations when dealing...Read more
Steve Annacone
Anyone who is considered a good competitor hates to lose. I can't tell you how many times I have felt this pain following a loss. One of the tough things about tennis is that you are going to lose a lot. You will lose points, you will lose games, you will lose sets, and you will lose matches. Then...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
With perfect temperatures year-round, every day feels like a vacation when you are a member at Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, Florida. With 20 Har-Tru night-lit courts, one hard court, and four pickleball courts, the Gleneagles Tennis Center is a tropical paradise where former world...Read more
The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week, pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The French Tennis Federation (FTT) has announced that the 2021 French Open will be delayed by one week , pushing the main draw start date back from May 23 to May 30. The event’s qualifying tournament will begin on May 24. “In agreement with the French public authorities and the governing bodies of...Read more
Brian Coleman
While tournament tennis players have been competing in singles and doubles over the years, there is a great mix of these two games, all rolled into one: One-On-One Doubles, the crosscourt serve-and-volley singles game including the doubles alley. For decades, top ATP/WTA professionals have played...Read more
Steve Annacone
Tennis can be a very complicated game. Over the years I have been trying to simplify my coaching and instruction so that the execution during an actual point is more likely to be successful. When serving, think one, two and three: one is the starting position, two is the toss and the racquet moving...Read more