New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Germany’s Alexander Zverev won the biggest title of his career on Sunday, becoming the youngest player ever to win the Nitto ATP Finals as he defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 in Sunday’s championship. “This is the biggest title of my career so far,” said Zverev. “This trophy means a lot...Read more
Eliana Cardozo
Staying active during pregnancy has been shown to have many benefits both for the body and the mind. In the medical community, our views and guidelines relating to physical activity and its impacts on pregnancy have evolved and changed significantly over the years, as empirical research has shown...Read more
Lisa Dodson
Advanced play is simply doing the basics well. Every player wants crisp volleys, powerful groundstrokes and a killer serve, but we often leave the basics in the dust when pursuing bigger and better things. Balance is the key to movement transition, directional change, speed, power and efficiency in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska is retiring from professional tennis, the 29-year-old from Poland announced on Wednesday. “Today, after 13 years of playing tennis competitively, I have decided to end my career,” Radwanska said in a statement she posted to social media. “This was not an easy...Read more
Gustavo Loza, Tennis Service Representative for the USTA Eastern Metro Region, still finds time to play competitive tennis as pictured here taking part in the Long Island Tennis Magazine Challenge
Brian Coleman
Growing up in Mexico City, Gustavo Loza was a multi-sport athlete who played both tennis and soccer as a child. But around the age of 14, he had to make the decision of which sport he wanted to continue playing. “I chose tennis,” Loza said. With tennis as his top priority, he quickly rose up the...Read more
Press Release
USTA Eastern, in partnership with the New York Open, will host the first-ever New York Open College Wild Card Invitational on November 16-18 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. The best college tennis players from across the region will go head-to-head...Read more
Mike Puc
Team tennis is a huge piece of the success of a tennis program offering a competitive platform for completion and camaraderie. At Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., there are 25 teams in nine leagues, including Pickleball. While the selection of the roster for the team is best left to...Read more
The American duo of Mike Bryan & Jack Sock have been named the Fans Favorites, presented by Moët & Chandon in the 2018 ATP World Tour Awards
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The American duo of Mike Bryan & Jack Sock have been named the Fans Favorites, presented by Moët & Chandon in the 2018 ATP World Tour Awards. Bryan previously won this award with his twin brother Bob Bryan from 2005-2017. “It feels great to win the Fans’ Favorite,” said...Read more
Bob Ingersole
In 2019, the international competitive structure of tennis will change significantly. These changes will have a profound effect on how a professional player is developed. The impact on U.S. tennis in general will also be far-reaching. Our junior competitive pathway, collegiate tennis, which...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the 32 nd consecutive year, high school tennis players and college coaches came together for the USTA Eastern College Showcase Day which was held this past Sunday at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco. The event has become a fall staple for USTA Eastern and a key one for bridging the gap between...Read more
John Evert
The two-handed backhand is one of the most reliable and powerful shots you can learn. Master it in these six easy-to-follow steps! 1. A great two-handed backhand starts with the perfect set-up. First, the grip. The most commonly used grips are the Continental Grip for your dominant hand and an...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Deciding what to do on a Friday night is always a difficult dilemma, especially if you are someone who is just looking to play some tennis while enjoying good company. Well, if you ever are searching for a fun tennis activity to take part in on Friday nights, look no further than the weekly Round...Read more
Jonathan Raude
Having goals is an essential part of success, both in tennis and in life. There are many reasons why goals are important, but to put it simply, goals drive us forward. They provide us with focus, direction, motivation, a measure of progress and accountability. When it comes to tennis, players must...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Following Saturday’s epic semifinal between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, it was Russia’s Karen Khachanov who stole the show on Sunday, as he secured the biggest title of his young career with a 7-5, 6-4 triumph over Djokovic in the finals of the Rolex Paris Masters. “It means the world to me...Read more
Brian Coleman
This story appears in the November/December 2018 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. The second half of the 2018 season on the ATP World Tour has belonged to Novak Djokovic, and it was cemented with his title run at the U.S. Open where he defeated Juan Martin del Potro in routine 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-4...Read more