Yevgeny Supeko
What is high-performance tennis and how can it be tackled by a coach and a player who is persistently seeking that ultimate success? First, it is critical to analyze a player's inborn physical abilities related to on-court efforts. We as coaches must study our player throughout prior to suggesting...Read more
Ray Josephs
“I don’t know.” As a coach, this is my least favorite answer when asking students something about their game, the drill we are doing, or any of the other litany of questions that come up during a normal tennis practice. In some instances they may actually not know! But more often it is the fear of...Read more
Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of JMTA. With dozens of JMTA students currently competing at top colleges across the country, today the Academy announced the Fifth Annual, 2021, John McEnroe...Read more
Steve Annacone
Everything keeps happening faster on the tennis court. A player often feels that there just isn't enough time to do what they want to do. The speed that you hit your shot can make the opponent feel this. Also, hitting the ball away from them can have the same effect. Another idea is to hit the ball...Read more
Press Release
Har-Tru, LLC is excited to announce that Kyle Utz has been promoted to Outside Sales. Har-Tru’s mission is to create better places to play. By focusing on our customers, we are leveraging our knowledge and experience to effectively serve their needs.Tracy Lynch, Vice President of Sales and...Read more
Mike Puc
The single most crucial factor for a good hit in tennis is contact. If you start with a goal of exactly where you would like to hit the ball in relation to your body, you may focus on efforts to get into this position. While the preparation and finish for different players will vary, the contact is...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag, a sports brand launched in 2020 and focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, reports stellar demand and distribution growth around the world in its first year of sales. The Company’s Slinger Bag ball...Read more
Chris Lewit
“Necesito el ritmo,”—“I need (the) rhythm”—is a common phrase heard on the tennis court in Spain, both from players and coaches. Rhythm, cadence, timing, and control are essential aspects of the Spanish style of training. What is rhythm and why is it important in Spain? How do you achieve good...Read more
Jason Joseph
Beginning this year, tennis teaching certification and coach education will move into the largest change seen in the United States in over 10 years. The United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body for the sport of tennis in America, has taken the reigns in creating a...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have students ask me all the time, "What am I doing wrong"? Although there can be some benefit to figuring out why you missed a shot in tennis, it is much more helpful to emphasize what you are trying to do. Reminding yourself to start the “getting ready” process by turning your shoulders, or...Read more
Coach Luke Jensen and the New York Empire celebrate after winning the 2020 King Trophy.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. The 2020 World TeamTennis season was a model for success after hosting a month-long bubble at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia last summer. Featuring nine...Read more
Press Release
Coach Ed Krass’ 33rd Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp will kick off its summer in the Northeast after losing a full season to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Exposure to college coaches is needed perhaps more than ever,” Coach Ed Krass said. “The bans and restrictions implemented due to the coronavirus...Read more
Steve Annacone
It has become more and more difficult to serve and volley successfully at all levels in a tennis match. This can still be an effective strategy but the server has to be very good at placing the serve and mixing it up. As an alternative, a great way to get into the net in the modern tennis game is...Read more
Naomi Osaka won her fourth career major title with her win at the 2021 Australian Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A Ninth for Novak 20200906_USO_1DC07937_crop 2.jpg Serbia’s Novak Djokovic delivered a masterful display of tennis to win the 2021 Australian Open, defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his ninth title at the event and earn his 18 th career Grand Slam. “I would like to thank...Read more
Press Release
Slinger Bag a sports brand launched in 2020 and focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, is set to feature on Fox Business on Wednesday at 8:40am ET to discuss how Slinger Bag is changing ball sports and its new...Read more