Dr. Robert G. Silverman
This is part one of a two-part series on the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil. Stay tuned for part two about how to incorporate fish oil into a regular diet. From supporting cardiovascular health, to promoting ideal body composition, to optimizing inflammatory pathways, Omega-3’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are the scores from across New York City on Wednesday, via PSAL: Hunter 4, Eleanor Roosevelt 1 Stuyvesant 5, Bronx Science 0 Beacon 5, HS American Studies 0 Fort Hamilton 3, Franklin D. Roosevelt 2 Lincoln 5, Wingate 0 John Dewey 5, Paul Robeson 0 Lafayette 4, Boys & Girls 1 Leon...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Century Tennis 56 Brook Avenue Deer Park, N.Y. (631) 242-0220 CenturyTennis.com Since 1965, Century Tennis has been dedicated to the growing sport of tennis by building quality tennis courts and providing a specialized service to the tennis club industry, as well as the private community. By...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 11-time defending New York City champion Beacon Blue Demons improved to 3-0 on the season with a 4-1 triumph over Stuyvesant on Monday afternoon. Marcos Lee and Donovan Brown notched wins at second and third singes, respectively, while Arnav Agostinho and Solomon Brown won at first doubles, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer captured the 101 st title of his decorated career on Sunday afternoon, defeating a hobbled John Isner 6-1, 6-4 to win the Miami Open inside Hard Rock Stadium. “What a week it’s been for me. I’m just so happy right now,” said Federer. “It’s unbelievable. I played here in 1999 for the...Read more
Michael Nortey, a High Performance Instructor at The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y.
Brian Coleman
The New York area tennis community is one that is comprised of people from all walks of life … many of whom make paying it forward a point of emphasis. That is embodied in Michael Nortey, a High Performance Instructor at The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, N.Y. Michael...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
Have you uncovered the magic elixir to an improved tennis stroke or strategy? Was it discovered on a tennis instructional video somewhere in YouTube Universe? I discovered a new mental dominance tactic to add to my arsenal of tennis strokes, strategies and prayers while watching a video authored by...Read more
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Gus Alcayaga
The following are six easy steps to get you ready for the upcoming outdoor season … 1. Play the baseline: When we play on clay, we normally entrench ourselves way behind the baseline to play high balls and try to force the opponent's mistake, since the court slows down the ball. On a hard court,...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
It’s always fun to sit on the dais with some of the great thinkers in the world of tennis. I was recently invited to participate in a panel discussion at this year’s New York Tennis Expo at NYCB LIVE . The panel consisted of Steve Johnson, the California-born powerhouse currently ranked 34th in the...Read more
What is athleticism? You cannot define the term on one individual characteristic. One athlete may have more power, more speed or more conditioning, etc. but each individual junior player’s game should be molded around their talents.
Andy Wegman
What is athleticism? You cannot define the term on one individual characteristic. One athlete may have more power, more speed or more conditioning, etc. but each individual junior player’s game should be molded around their talents. Whether they can do six push-ups vs. 10 push-ups, run one mile in...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 the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). Today, the Academy announced the dates for the fourth annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy College Recruiting Combine...Read more
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In 2019, the Roland Garros tournament’s prize fund has risen by eight percent over last year, to reach a total of $48,420,320.32. The President of the French Tennis Federation Bernard Giudicelli and French Open Director Guy Forget wanted to continue narrowing the gap between the amounts awarded to...Read more
Lisa Dodson
It’s important that players understand the importance, function and movements of the split-step. When you finally “get it,” tennis becomes a very different game. Split-steps link together movements and create a brief pause allowing players to make decisions, react efficiently, see where the ball is...Read more
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Lonnie Mitchel
One cold November post-tennis season day, my office was very busy. On this particular day, it was a little different, occupied by myself and an outside consultant/recruiting agency that solicits high school athletes in all sports in helping them find an academic location to settle and display their...Read more
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Damir Barisic
Watching singles tennis matches at both the pro and junior levels, I have noticed that these matches are relatively long in duration. A tennis match generally takes anywhere from one hour to five hours to complete, depending on a few factors, one of which is the format of the match (best of three...Read more