Press Release
For the first time, fans will be able to share in a year in the life of some of the world’s best tennis players as they journey around the world, seeking to win on the sport’s biggest stages. To bring this unique immersive documentary series to the screen , Netflix has teamed up with the four Grand...Read more
Press Release
New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is pleased to announce an endowed fund of $1.0 million from Stuart Weitzman, the renowned designer and entrepreneur.  This gift will support the NYJTL Scholar Athlete Program, which will offer high quality, personalized tennis and educational support...Read more
Spanish phenom Carlos Alcaraz burst onto the scene at the 2021 U.S. Open.
Chris Lewit
Historically, most Spanish players have been averse to attacking the net. Typically they would be content to grind from deep behind the baseline and win points through attrition and defense. That stereotype has now been shattered in the modern pro game. Spanish players have become well known for...Read more
Steve Annacone
I know reading has become less prevalent among the younger generation as there are just so many other options including television, podcasts, websites, social media, and on and on, but there are a lot of great books out there that can really help your tennis game. I just started to reread Winning...Read more
Australia's Ash Barty won the Adelaide title on Sunday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty won the Adelaide International 1 title on Sunday, downing Elena Rybakina 6-3, 6-2 in the championship match. It’s Barty’s third career title in her native Australia. “We've obviously had a brilliant week, been able to work progressively through each match," Barty said...Read more
Denis Shapovalov won a key match to lead Team Canada past Team Spain in the ATP Cup finals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP Cup title belongs to Team Canada, after Felix Auger-Aliassime clinched the championship for his country via a 7-6(3), 6-3 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut on Sunday. The Canadians defeated Team Russia on Saturday, and relied on wins from Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov on Sunday to...Read more
Brian Coleman
All season long, Beacon and Hunter seemed to be on a collision course, destined to meet in the New York City PSAL “A” Division Championship. And when the two teams did square off, it did not disappoint. It proved to be a tightly-contested match, with Beacon edging out a 3-2 victory to claim its...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After months of dancing around the question of whether or not he had received the COVID-19 vaccine, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption by the Australian Open, making him eligible for the first Slam of the year later this month. “Novak Djokovic will compete at the Australian...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first week of the ATP season begins in Sydney, Australia with the new ATP Cup, an event that sees countrymen join forces in a team format. The group stages begin with ties that feature two singles matches and one doubles match. In Group C, Team USA won its first tie of the competition as it...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A lot has been said about tennis becoming a baseline game nowadays, with very few players venturing to the net to finish a point. However, it is still a definite advantage to hit the ball from a position closer to the net versus a long distance behind the baseline. Even though you see Daniil...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing well in a match is not easy. Even if you know your opponent, every time you step on the court things are different. There have been numerous times when I have worked with players who are hitting the ball great in a practice situation, but then everything falls apart when they get on the...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
Darran emailed and asked, “So exactly how many tennis teams are you on?” I sensed a disbelieving inflection in his question. Knowing Darran as well as I do, I suspect he typed the question with one eyebrow arched up. I asked myself, “Why?” Why do I choose to play on more than one team? Why do you...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
As we approach a new year of tennis on the professional tours, we take a look back at the year that was 2021: Year-End No. 1 Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Women’s Singles: Ash Barty (Australia) Men’s Doubles: Nikola Mektic/Mate Pavic (Croatia) Women’s Doubles: Katerina Siniakova/Barbora...Read more
Steve Annacone
Every tennis player should be aware of their strengths and weaknesses. I am a firm believer that it is more important to know and use your strengths than it is to know and attack your opponent's weaknesses. Most players will hit the ball more solid, be more decisive, and play an overall better...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Upon arriving in Spain following competing in an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi last week, Nadal’s tests came back positive. “I wanted to announce that on my return home after playing the Abu Dhabi tournament, I have tested...Read more