Sportime Tennis Programs
Steve Annacone
Watching the ball is the most important point of focus when trying to hit a tennis ball well. It is a necessity if you are striving for that consistently solid hit. Your line of vision is something that is rarely mentioned, but equally as important. If you can focus on the area to your right or...Read more
Each year, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), a 501(c)(3) founded by tennis legend John McEnroe, hosts a pro-am event in the Hamptons to raise money in support of the charity’s mission.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), a 501(c)(3) founded by tennis legend John McEnroe, hosts a pro-am event in the Hamptons to raise money in support of the charity’s mission of providing free community and school programs and scholarships to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy to under-...Read more
2018 U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka bulldozed her way into the third-round of this year’s tournament on Wednesday night, defeating Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-1, 6-2.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
2018 U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka bulldozed her way into the third-round of this year’s tournament on Wednesday night , defeating Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-1, 6-2. It was a showdown of two big hitters, and Osaka played the cleaner match with 14 winners to only 11 unforced errors, advancing in one...Read more
Mark Gellard, coach of top WTA pro Magda Linette, watches from the stands as Linette wins her opening round match the 2020 U.S. Open.
Mark Gellard
This year has not been good. From bushfires in Australia to earthquakes in Croatia, floods in Indonesia to a global pandemic, and now numerous instances of police brutality, it is safe to say things have not gone how we had hoped. However, despite all of these catastrophes, many places across the...Read more
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm.
Chris Lewit
The modern pro game is typified by shorter rallies and explosive, aggressive tennis. Huge serves and dominating returns are the norm. Rally length data promoted by analysts like Craig O’Shannessy have supported the concept of aggressive first-strike tennis at the top of the game. However, while the...Read more
Aki Wolfson
I have taught tennis to people of all ages, from five-to-85-years-old, maybe even older, and one of my specialties is teaching wheelchair tennis. I am also Tournament Director for the annual Jana Hunsaker Wheelchair Tennis Tournament held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for 20...Read more
In a five-set battle that required three tiebreaks and nearly four hours, American Steve Johnson ousted compatriot John Isner 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) to advance to the U.S. Open second round.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a five-set battle that required three tiebreaks and nearly four hours, American Steve Johnson ousted compatriot John Isner 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) to advance to the U.S. Open second round. Johnson withstood 52 aces from Isner, saved nine break points and played a dominant final set...Read more
Bob and Mike Bryan decided to retire prior to this year's U.S. Open. They have to go down as one of, if not the best, doubles teams of all time.
Steve Annacone
Bob and Mike Bryan decided to retire prior to this year's U.S. Open. They have to go down as one of, if not the best, doubles teams of all time. Watching them play helped me teach my students how to cover the ball hit down the middle in doubles. It always seemed like there were no dividing lines on...Read more
The Western & Southern Open resumed at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens with Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka winning their respective semifinal matches on Friday afternoon.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Western & Southern Open resumed at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens with Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka winning their respective semifinal matches on Friday afternoon. Osaka knocked off 14 th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-2, 7-6(5), saving 18 break points in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The draws for the Men's Singles and Women's Singles draws were revealed on Thursday. See the full draws below: Men's Singles: Men's 1.jpg MS 2.jpg Women's Singles: WS 1.jpg WS 2.jpgRead more
Press Release
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. today announced a new partnership to deliver virtual experiences during the US Open Tennis Championships, scheduled for August 31 to September 13, 2020. VIP Experiences will include two private VIP virtual hospitality...Read more
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The greatest doubles duo in tennis history are calling it quits, as Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan told the New York Times on Wednesday that they will be retiring before the U.S. Open. “We just both feel it in our guts that it is the right moment,” said Mike Bryan. “At this age, it takes so much work to...Read more
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering.
Press Release
If you are interested in a career in the tennis industry or in advancing your career in that industry, you should take a close look at what Queens College-CUNY is offering. On November 2, and running through mid-February, the USTA/Queens College- CUNY Professional Tennis Management will commence...Read more
Novak Djokovic overcame a stiff neck to advance at the Western & Southern Open on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former U.S. Open champion Andy Murray has kicked off his time inside the New York bubble with solid victories, following up his win over American Frances Tiafoe on Saturday with a three-set triumph over fifth-seed Alex Zverev in the Western & Southern Open on Monday. “It was a big one to get...Read more
Steve Annacone
Many times during a match you will be faced with a decision on whether to go for the winner or just make sure you get the ball back in play—or at least it seems like that. However, there are many other options besides these two obvious ideas . My thought is to play the shot like you would play it...Read more