Dr. Tom Ferraro
This is Part Eight of Dr. Ferraro’s The Tennis Guru series. Click Here to read the previous installments Yin, Rebecca and Virgil awoke early the next day, packed up camp and made their way up the mountain path to see The Tennis Guru. Yin thought about the dream he had the night before, that magical...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Windridge was founded in 1968 in Jeffersonville, Vt. By Alden Bryan and Ted Hoehn. Bryan, a professional landscape artist and businessman, played tennis at Harvard and was passionate about the sport. Hoehn was only 26-years-old when the two met and decided to go into business together. But Hoehn...Read more
Steve Annacone
Practicing groundstrokes seems to be the main focus of most players. Rather than just standing in the middle of the baseline and starting the rally with a feed straight ahead, use your serve and return of serve to start the point. Hit the serve very slowly at first and hit the return of serve so...Read more
Brian Coleman
Since 2015, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning has served as the flagship location of the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), and has used tennis and academics to help change the lives of many Bronx residents. “Cary Leeds Center impacts our kids in different ways,” said...Read more
Alex Kotzen has created a business making customized racquet dampeners and other products as he self-funds his professional tennis dreams.
Brian Coleman
When college athletics shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, athletes all across the country were forced into an unfamiliar position, one in which they were unable to compete and practice like normal with their teams. One of those athletes is Alex Kotzen, last year’s ITA Northeast...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This past weekend, USTA Eastern hosted several Early Development Camps at four different locations in the Section. The camps serve as the beginning of the Team USA Player Development Camp Pathway designed to provide additional opportunities for players ages 7-10, and emphasize fundamentals and...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is pleased to announce that Bob Horne has been elected as its Board Chair effective February 23, 2021. Mr. Horne has been an active member of NYJTL’s Board for 25 years, including acting as Treasurer and serving on the Executive Committee for more than...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
You don’t have to choose between your tennis dreams and a great education Juggling the demands of training & competitions with traditional school can be a challenge for any young scholar-athlete however committed they and their families are to an academic education. Professional Children’s...Read more
Brian Coleman
Two years ago, Chris Sabaitis had the idea of easing the process of booking a tennis court at your local club or facility. The former Columbia men’s tennis player was himself trying to secure a court time and grew frustrated at the complexity of the process. “I started thinking to myself that there...Read more
Brian Coleman
In chess, the ability to see multiple moves ahead and read your opponent is critical. The same can be said in tennis. And it’s that type of skill set that has led New York City native Cal Wider to be successful in both. Wider is a nationally ranked tennis player who was once also a nationally...Read more
Steve Annacone
This is the time of year when many players start to venture outside for their tennis matches. The wind tends to make tennis quite challenging, especially in the early spring. In addition, those of you going from indoors to outdoors have to adjust to all of the imperfections when playing in the...Read more
Many people think that if a player works harder, push’s stronger, and focuses on the prize with more intensity that that will be enough. Certainly, these elements are important even vital. However, this doesn’t take into account the whole picture.
Rob Polishook
What’s the secret to being your best? How do the top pros sustain their performance tournament after tournament? Clearly, this is an important question, one worth exploring and trying to understand. With this knowledge, we could greatly improve our individual performance, coaches could better guide...Read more
The 2020 New York Tennis Expo featured a large tennis clinic for kids with Autism taught by local high school and college players, as well as legendary coach Nick Bollettieri.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the highlights each year in the Long Island and Metro tennis communities has been the New York Tennis Expo that is hosted by Long Island and New York Tennis Magazine, and is a celebration of all things tennis that brings the community and industry together for a free day of fun. The event...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine's 2021 Camp Guide Advantage Junior Tennis Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) 281 Main Street I Roosevelt Island, N.Y. Contact: Steve O’Keefe Advantage_Junior.png (212) 935-0250 AdvantageCamps.net Advantage Junior Tennis Camp is “tennis heaven for kids”–giving...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have written about this before, and I am sure you have heard the term "play within yourself". But what exactly does this mean? Basically, playing within yourself is using what you recognize as your strengths to give you a better chance of hitting the shot well, using the right strategy, and...Read more