Lisa Dodson
Hurry! Turn! Move your feet! Watch the ball! Hit up! These are catch phrases that so many instructors use that are really meaningless without explanation. Yet they are yelled across the court everywhere as though repeating them over and over will do the trick. Then, we have an overload of online...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Craig Schwartz will be the new head coach the St. John’s men’s tennis team, the school announced on Thursday. “I’d like to thank Kathy Meehan and the entire search committee for affording me this great opportunity to become the head coach for men’s tennis, and to become a part of the Red Storm...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Defending champion Serena Williams has entered to play in the 2018 Australian Open next month according to tournament director Craig Tiley. “She has got her visa, she has entered, she’s practicing, and she probably just needs a bit more space for a bigger entourage,” said Tiley. “There is no...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
South Korea’s greatest tennis export, Hyeon Chung, has committed to play the inaugural New York Open tournament at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, which takes place Feb. 11-18. Chung, the No. 1 ranked Under-21 player on the ATP World Tour, will play his...Read more
Todd Widom
Many people have their opinions of how someone became so good on the ATP Tour and then there are those who played and saw the progression of how someone became such a great tennis player. I am not sure if I was fortunate or unfortunate to have played Kevin Anderson five times on the ATP Tour. I was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Kaitlyn Carnicella of Whippany, New Jersey captured the singles title at the USTA Girls’ 12 National Indoor Championship at Centercourt Chatham. The tournament had a 64 player draw with competitors participating from 22 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. “Centercourt Academy was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Get some great gift ideas for the 2017 holiday season from some of the sport’s top providers in New York Tennis Magazine's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine takes a look some of the hottest tennis travel destinations, including Academia Sanchez-Casal, Albany Tennis Academy, Casa de Campo, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Peter Kaplan’s Westhampton Beach Junior/Adult Tennis Academy, and Tennis Fantasies With John Newcombe and The Legends.Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic and Radek Stepanek announced a new coaching partnership on Thursday, as the recently-retired Stepanek will reportedly accompany Andre Agassi on Djokovic’s coaching team. Djokovic made the announcement on Instagram Live earlier Thursday. Stepanek announced his retirement from his...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
I have written about this subject in the past, Division III tennis and reality. I will reiterate this in the strongest way possible. As a Division III tennis coach for both men and women, I am partial to the experience provided to the student/athlete in what is perceived incorrectly by many in the...Read more
Damir Barisic
There are several important factors that contribute to match performance of a tennis player, including: Physical, Psychological, Technical and Tactical (management of skills or decision-making), respectively. Although these different factors all together contribute to a tennis player’s match...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The metro New York tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, New York Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top...Read more
World number 18 Lucas Pouille clinched the Davis Cup Championship victory for the French with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 win over Steve Darcis of Belgium
Eric C. Peck
France captured its 10th Davis Cup title, with a 3-2 victory over Belgium at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France. World number 18 Lucas Pouille clinched the victory for the French with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 win over Steve Darcis, currently ranked 77th in the world. Pouille entered the match having lost...Read more
Richard Thater
I was one of the 90 million viewers who watched the televised match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs on Thursday, Sept. 20, 1973—the highly touted “Battle of the Sexes.” I felt let down after watching the program. The hoopla surrounding the spectacle reminded me of the wrestling matches...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
West_Side_Logo.JPG This year marked a special year for The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills , as the historic club celebrated its 125th anniversary. To ring in the anniversary, the Club hosted a day-long celebration, giving its members and the public a chance to play on the famous grass courts...Read more