New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Silent Partner Tennis, a division of Deuce Industries Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Dr. John Bassili. A recreational tennis player and psychology professor, Dr. John had a dream. He sought a reliable tennis partner. One that would play on his schedule and help improve his game. Meanwhile, John's son...Read more
Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career on Wednesday. He will play top-seed Novak Djokovic next.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The final four is set for the Gentlemen’s Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships after the quarterfinal matchups on Wednesday. The surprise of the day came on Centre Court as Roger Federer bowed out of the event in straight sets. Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz took down the eight-time Wimbledon...Read more
Angelique Kerber advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The field of eight was trimmed down to four on Tuesday, as the semifinals in the Ladies’ Singles draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Champions is now set. The first through to the semifinals was Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova, who won yet again in straight sets as she posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The top teams from across the Section gathered at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to compete in the semifinals and finals of the USTA Eastern Junior TeamTennis Sectional Championships. The matches are played in a team format, similar to World TeamTennis, with the total games won by...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have often stated how difficult competitive tennis is. There are so many different aspects for a player to focus on. Basically, tennis is a game of repetition. Players are trying to produce shots that are effective, and then, repeat them over and over. As players get better, the opponent often...Read more
Jennifer Brady will make her Olympic debut this summer in Tokyo.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
There will be 19 American tennis players heading to Tokyo to compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer, the USTA announced on Thursday. The list of players includes three former medalists—Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Rajeev Ram and David Wagner—plus 12 first-time competitors. From the USTA...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is pleased to announce that Udai Tambar has been elected President & Chief Executive Officer effective August 9, 2021. Mr. Tambar has devoted much of his career to serving youth, including serving as Chief of Staff and Director of Youth &...Read more
Saul Salazar
It’s easy to think that we only use the slice when we are in trouble, overrunning, or in a defensive situation. However, in reality, if we know when and how to use it, the slice can become an excellent tool and great weapon for your game. When and How To Use the Slice? As a return of serve We can...Read more
Steve Annacone
A tennis match can be a rollercoaster ride. Players have moments when they feel everything is going right, and shortly thereafter, everything can go wrong. It can change again and again. Being on the brink of winning the match is not an easy situation. If the player is any good at all and they are...Read more
American Frances Tiafoe ousted recent French Open finalist and third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas at Wimbledon on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Frances Tiafoe recorded the biggest win of his career on Monday as he routinely defeated third-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the opening round of the Wimbledon Championships. “That guy’s special,” Tiafoe said of Tsitsipas in his post-match interview. “He’s going to do a lot of...Read more
Rob Polishook
Many in the tennis community know that Roger Federer has won 20 Grand slams, Rafael Nadal also has won 20, and Novak Djokovic is close on the trail with 19 slams. Similarly, on the woman’s side, Serena Williams has won 23 Grand slams and is on the heels of Margaret Court who has won 24 Grand slams...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After the first year without the event since World War II, the Wimbledon Championships will return in 2021. The seeds for all events were announced on Wednesday. The Main Draw begins on Monday, June 28. Below are the singles seeds. Men’s Singles 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Daniil Medvedev 3. Stefanos...Read more
Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix founded Love Serving Autismin 2016, and has since used tennis to help expand life skills for both kids and adults with special needs.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital issue. April was World Autism Month, an observance created by the Autism Society of America to promote awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all. An organization that has...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment and with the vision to become a connected sports company, is delighted to announce its acquisition of Foundation Tennis ( www.foundationtennis.com ). Foundation Tennis is a pioneer in tennis software...Read more
Steve Annacone
The serve is the most important shot in tennis. It is often the least practiced shot and the hardest to learn. This sometimes makes a tennis professional or coach hesitant to teach the shot to a young player. However, I believe it should be one of the first things these young players learn. Try...Read more