Brian Coleman
It was a good start to the 2017 U.S. Open for two former Grand Slam winners, as third-seeded Garbine Muguruza and 13th-seeded Petra Kvitova (pictured above) both advanced to the second round with straight-set victories. Muguruza, the 2017 Wimbledon champion, continued her in-form tennis with a 6-0...Read more
Brian Coleman
Future Stars Camps are in their 37th year of providing specialized camp experiences throughout Westchester, Manhattan and Long Island. Co-founded by Charlie VanDercook in 1980, the program’s tennis camps have become some of the most successful in the Tri-State area. Pablo Montesi serves as Vice...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Action kicks off Monday on the final Grand Slam of 2017, as the U.S. Open gets underway at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Mother Nature should cooperate on Day One of the Open with sunny skies giving way to clouds and temps peaking in the upper 70s. As the men...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA has announced the seeds for the Men’s and Women’s Singles main draw at the 2017 U.S. Open, set for Aug. 28-Sept. 10 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. On the men’s side of the draw, world number one and two-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and...Read more
Brian Coleman
In front of a packed crowd on Court 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York’s Jamie Loeb advanced to the third and final round of U.S. Open qualifiers Thursday, holding off former world number two and 2012 finalist Vera Zvonareva of Russia 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4. “It was a battle...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
2017 U.S. Open Preview August 28-September 10, 2017 USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center ♦​ Flushing Meadows, N.Y. What to watch for … 1. Can Garbine Muguruza find consistency? Spain’s Garbine Muguruza captured the second Grand Slam title of her career with a straight-sets win over Venus...Read more
Dr. Reuben S. Ingber
You spend all that time and effort to improve your groundstrokes, but if you put a little extra time increasing your speed getting to the ball, that could make all the difference in beating your nemesis. If you could only get to that ball in time to set up and hit that winner down the line, boy...Read more
Lisa Dodson
The serve toss is one of the most troublesome and misunderstood movements in the game of tennis. We experience difficulty in regulating and duplicating accurate tosses even under the best conditions. The most disturbing thing about the toss is how much it can get into your head and how destructive...Read more
Brian Coleman
A year ago, the U.S. Open delighted fans with two thrilling finals on the men’s and women’s sides of the draw, as Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic for the men’s title and Angelique Kerber outlasted Karolina Pliskova on the women’s side. But there was something missing from the final Grand Slam...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its new revolutionary youth brand, “Net Generation,” which aims to inspire the next generation of tennis players. For the first time, American tennis will have one unified youth brand for children to get into the sport. Net Generation will...Read more
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The 10th Annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum will be on Monday, Aug. 28, at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel. The Forum will include the latest news about the state of the tennis industry, updates on grow-the-game initiatives, business insights and a spotlight on...Read more
Brian Coleman
The U.S. Open Qualifying tournament began Tuesday with a few locals in action on a hot day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. New Jersey-born Louisa Chirico, who grew up in Harrison, N.Y., took on fellow American Samantha Crawford. After Chirico jumped out...Read more
Brian Coleman
Long Island will once again play host to professional tennis when the New York Open makes its debut at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in February of 2018. Thanks to the partnership between GF Sports LLC and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the famous Memphis Open has...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association announced on Monday that US Open Fan Week will kick off on Tuesday, August 22 consisting of a series of free events taking place both at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in Flushing, the home of the US Open, and at the historic Seaport District...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Victoria Azarenka announced on Monday that she has withdrawn from the 2017 U.S. Open, issuing the following statement: "I am sadly unable to compete in this year's US Open due to my ongoing family situation that I am working through. While I will dearly miss being in New York and playing in one of...Read more