New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB) announced on Thursday that the “Road to the Little Mo Nationals” will return for its 22 nd year this summer. The circuit begins each spring with 20 different sectionals held across the country, which advance to four regionals held in the summer,...Read more
Brian Coleman
Standing above the rest in New York is no easy task … even if you stand at 6’11”. But that is just what Reilly Opelka did over the course of a week at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. The 21-year-old American captured the second-ever New York Open singles title...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern once again brought together all the pieces that make up the Section’s puzzle for a weekend as it hosted its annual Tennis Conference at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains, N.Y. this winter. The Conference serves as the Section’s annual professional development gathering...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan won the Delray Beach Open doubles title for the fifth time in their careers on Sunday, defeating a different pair of brothers, Ken and Neal Skupski, 7-6(5), 6-4.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Bob and Mike Bryan won the Delray Beach Open doubles title for the fifth time in their careers on Sunday, defeating a different pair of brothers, Ken and Neal Skupski, 7-6(5), 6-4. It’s the brother’s 117 th title overall, but their first since last April in Monte Carlo. It was after that tournament...Read more
Radu Albot became the first Moldovan to win an ATP Tour title as he came back to defeat British qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) and win the Delray Beach Open title on Sunday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Radu Albot became the first Moldovan to win an ATP Tour title as he came back to defeat British qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) and win the Delray Beach Open title on Sunday. “It feels unbelievable,” he said afterwards. “You work so much. You work your whole life, your whole career and at...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
“That ball was in!” she yells at a USTA playoff match. Her competitor, who stands four feet from where the ball landed, says, “My partner and I called it out at the same time. It is our call. The ball was out.” “The ball was in!”, the player repeats and stomps her feet. On the sidelines, her...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Juan Martin del Potro kicked of his 2019 season and did so in winning fashion on Tuesday night, defeating Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3, 7-5 in the Delray Beach Open first round. “It was a tough first round because Nishioka is a solid player from the baseline,” said del Potro. “But I played well...Read more
Brian Coleman
In today’s day and age, running a business in almost any industry requires more than just a brick and mortar operation. And the tennis industry is no different. Being able to not only provide quality programming, but creating a recognizable brand to showcase to potential customers, is essential to...Read more
Geoffrey Jagdfeld
As USPTA tennis professionals, we are often asked questions about strategy. What shot should I use when this happens? When should I try this tactic? I have put together some tips to help singles players better understand how and when to use certain strokes in order to achieve the best tactical...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Reilly Opelka captured the first ATP Tour title of his career on Sunday afternoon, defeating Brayden Schnur 6-1, 6-7(7), 7-6(7) in a thrilling New York Open final inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. “This is definitely my biggest title yet, the one I’m most...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing in just their fourth ATP Tour main draw as a team, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies captured their first title together on Sunday afternoon, winning the New York Open doubles championship with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez and Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. “It means...Read more
Brian Coleman
A first time champion on the ATP World Tour will be crowned on Long Island. American Reilly Opelka and Canada’s Brayden Schnur will square off in the New York Open final inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in a matchup of two players who had never reached this stage at...Read more
Luke Jensen speaks at the 2019 New York Tennis Expo. Jensen was named the new head coach of the New York Empire on Friday.
Press Release
Former French Open doubles champion and one of the game’s most vibrant figures, Luke Jensen, has been named the new head coach of the New York Empire presented by Citi, the team announced today. Jensen, who was part of the U.S. Davis Cup teams that reached the finals in 1991 and won it all in 1992...Read more
Brian Coleman
While much of the tennis world anticipated a quarterfinal between Sam Querrey and Frances Tiafoe, Jason Jung had other ideas. The 29-year-old former University of Michigan star notched the biggest win of his career on Thursday night at the New York Open as he ousted the second-seeded Tiafoe 6-3, 7-...Read more
Brian Coleman
A finalist a year ago, American Sam Querrey is comfortable on the black courts of NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. He now finds himself two wins away from returning to the New York Open finals after a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Moldova’s Radu Albot on Thursday afternoon. “I...Read more