Former world number ones Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams have been awarded the first wild cards for the 2019 Western & Southern Open
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number ones Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams have been awarded the first wild cards for the 2019 Western & Southern Open. Both players join the main draw field for the tournament that will be held Aug. 10-18 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio. “Maria and Venus are...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Trying to figure out a way to maintain your tennis training momentum throughout the offseason? Indoor tennis is a lot more viable than you might think. New York’s harsh winters make outdoor tennis strictly a seasonal sport—unless you can move it indoors. And while indoor tennis may seem like an...Read more
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Despite a first-set boost from Neal Skupski and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, the New York Empire presented by Citi could not overcome a successful World TeamTennis debut from a budding American tennis star and dropped the last four sets in a pivotal 22-15 defeat to the host San Diego Aviators on...Read more
The USTA announced that US Open Fan Week, a week-long tennis and entertainment festival, will kick-off the 2019 US Open and run from Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25, on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
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The USTA announced that US Open Fan Week, a week-long tennis and entertainment festival, will kick-off the 2019 US Open and run from Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25, on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Anchored by the US Open Qualifying Tournament, the...Read more
The USTA announced the field for the 2019 US Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its 12th year, will be held Sept. 5-8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA announced the field for the 2019 US Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its 12th year, will be held Sept. 5-8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The 2019 US Open Wheelchair Competition will feature a men’s, women’s and quad division and will...Read more
Kirsten Flipkens and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez notched a key win at Women's Doubles en route to the Empire's comeback win on Wednesday night.
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Proving that every point really does count in World TeamTennis, the New York Empire presented by Citi won a thrilling match Wednesday night from Breakers Stadium at Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach, Calif. Trailing the Orange County Breakers 16-15 entering the final set, the Empire’s Neal...Read more
Brian Coleman
Around the age of four-years-old, Stephanie Yakoff can recall getting her first tennis racket from her older brother Stan. “I thought that this may be something that I’d like to try,” said Yakoff. “And that’s really when I first started getting into tennis.” Yakoff immediately took to the sport and...Read more
Neil Skupski and Ulises Blanch came up just short in the Men's Doubles flight as the Empire saw its three-match winning streak come to an end on Tuesday night.
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The New York Empire presented by Citi dropped a competitive match to the Vegas Rollers Tuesday night, 24-20, at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Four out of five sets were decided by a tiebreak, with the Rollers able to win three of them to secure the victory. The loss snaps the Empire's three-match...Read more
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The New York Empire presented by Citi weathered the Orlando Storm and won its third match in a row, beating the Storm 23-18 at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx to improve to 4-3 on the season. Leading 2-0 before nearly an hour rain delay, the Empire’s Maria Jose Martinez...Read more
Rob Polishook
A few weeks ago, I remember seeing a sign outside of a fitness studio. The words and message struck me … It read like this: “You recharge your phone once a day, how often do you recharge yourself ?” I thought this was a great message and applies so well to sports. As a mental training coach, in my...Read more
Naomi Osaka hoists the trophy after winning the 2018 US Open. last September.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Thursday that the 2019 US Open will feature the largest purse in the sport’s history as it will surpass $57 million in prize money. In addition to the increased prize money , the USTA will also be making a $1,000,000 payment to support the...Read more
Dr. Loren Fishman
My patient, a professional baseball player named Bob, could not lift his right arm to shake hands … never mind batting, catching or performing other athletic moves. He had trouble lifting his suitcase, using his arm and hand to open the door, couldn’t carry the groceries. His rotator cuff was torn...Read more
Press Release
The New York Empire presented by Citi fell to 1-3 on the season, dropping a hard-fought match to the visiting Orange County Breakers on Thursday night at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx. The Breakers picked up their first win of the season, 22-15. The Empire got off to a...Read more
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The defending 2018 World TeamTennis champion Springfield Lasers proved too much for the visiting New York Empire presented by Citi on Wednesday night as the Lasers remained the league’s only undefeated team with a 25-13 victory at the Cooper Tennis Complex. Springfield improved to 3-0 while the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
With two chapters of the New York Open under the community and organizer’s belts, tournament officials at GF Sports tell us that New York Open 3.0 plans to return bigger, better and maintain its moniker as the “Home of The Black Court.” GF Sports has already been busy preparing for the only indoor...Read more