Mike Puc
It is okay to stand in No Man’s Land in doubles! Players have been conditioned to stand all the way back or all the way up in doubles. While this is applicable in matches where players are skilled in placing the ball deep or hard, players who are challenged with mobility or power are wise to adjust...Read more
Marvin Jeffrey
As I sit back and watch the interactions and listen to conversations between parents and children in the tennis world, some of the things that are said baffles me. I understand all the money invested in practices, private lessons, tournaments and traveling all too well, but adding anxiety or extra...Read more
Brian Coleman
USTA Eastern hosted the inaugural New York Open College Wild Card Invitational at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, bringing together some of the best players from 16 colleges in the Eastern Section to compete for a spot in the 2019 New York Open main draw. The three-day tournament...Read more
John Walentowicz  on court with the kids in his summer program. Walentowicz brought free tennis programming to Passaic, N.J. this past summer, and has plans to continue growing it this year.
Brian Coleman
The most endearing quality of the local tennis community is that it is, in fact, a community. If you look around the New York-Metropolitan area you can find people throughout who are willing to donate their time and energy into growing the sport of tennis, and contribute to the greater good of the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The final puzzle piece of the New York Open Wild Card Playoff was put into place this weekend as the fourth Pre-Qualifying Tournament took place at MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn. Adam El Mihdawy secured his spot in the Pre-Qualifying tournament semifinals by defeating Ethan Leon in the finals. El...Read more
Rob Polishook
I remember it like it was a lightning bolt, my then mentor said to me: “Your opponent is your partner, not an enemy!” I thought that statement was blasphemous! My entire competitive life, I viewed the opponent as my enemy, someone whom I must defeat. The entire goal was decimation! My mentor, Jena...Read more
Brian Coleman
Mark Twain once said, “The two most important days of your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why.” That quote holds true for many people. Dr. Robert Silverman is one of them. When he was younger, the Bronx-born doctor was diagnosed with a rare condition called congenital...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Four months removed from the U.S. Open, both Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka delivered encore performances in Australia over the last two weeks. The two captured the men’s singles and women’s singles titles, respectively, in dominant fashion to leave no doubt on who currently stands atop the men’s...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2019 New York Tennis Expo, which will be held at NYCB LIVE, home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 9, will feature two different Speaker Sessions. We have assembled a great set of speakers for each respective panel, which will be co-headlined by an ATP player from...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Are you looking for something to do with your children on a Saturday afternoon? Well look no further, because the 2019 New York Tennis Expo arrives at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with FREE fun for the whole family, including our expansive Kids Zone, on Saturday,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A day after Rafael Nadal dropped just six games en route to the Australian Open final, Novak Djokovic was nearly equally as dominant in his semifinal match on Friday. The top-seeded Serb routed Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to secure his spot in the championship. “Today was a perfect match...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Rafael Nadal powered his way into the Australian Open final on Friday, dismantling one of the hottest players in the tournament, Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in clinical fashion. “I played well, of course,” said Nadal. “I have been playing well during the whole event. Every match,...Read more
Press Release
Today, the Delray Beach Open announced the latest player commitments for their upcoming blockbuster event set to rock the tennis stadium in downtown Delray Beach next month. Joining an already star-filled line-up including former US Open and Delray Beach Open Champion Juan Martin del Potro (World...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In remarkable fashion, Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova came back to defeat Serena Williams 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 and book her spot in the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday. Pliskova had captured the opening set, but soon after things took a dramatic turn. Serena rallied to win the second set, and...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Step inside NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for an array of tennis programming for people of all ages and levels. Throughout the day, there will be free tennis clinics taking place on both the Stadium Court and Grandstand...Read more