Steve Annacone
I have emphasized how important the serve and return of serve are in a tennis match. Most players have something other than these shots that they like to use to get the opponent in trouble, or to win the point. For some it is hitting their big forehand. Other players have a great backhand down the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Bayside High School freshman Aishika Yadav captured the title at the 2019 PSAL Girls’ Tennis Invitational, beating Curtis High School senior Brianna Shaw 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match. Click Here to read more and see photos from the Invitational On her way to the finals, Yadav defeated New...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual USTA Eastern College Showcase Day returns next Sunday as the 33 rd installment of the event will be held on November 10 at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. Click Here to read a recap of the 2018 event. The College Showcase Day provides high school sophomores, juniors and seniors...Read more
Ashleigh Barty won her first career major title after a dominant two-week run at the French Open.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Australia’s Ashleigh Barty concluded a fantastic 2019 campaign by capturing the title at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China over the weekend, beating defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in the championship match. Competing in the year-end event for the first time, Barty becomes the first...Read more
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina became the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals semifinals as she notched a 7-5, 6-3 win over fifth-seed Simona Halep on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China. Svitolina, the eighth-seed and defending champion , entered her match on Wednesday having lost the prior two matches to Halep...Read more
Steve Annacone
In many instances, our mind tells us to hit the shot faster to win the point in a tennis match. This can be very effective if you have a particular shot that is a weapon. However, there are many different ways to win the point once you get the opponent in trouble. Taking some speed off the shot by...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York City PSAL “A” Division Championship will be played on Tuesday, as top-seed Beacon will look to defend its title against second-seed Brooklyn Tech. In the semifinals, Beacon defeated Hunter 3-2 while Brooklyn Tech edged Townsend Harris 3-2. Beacon 3, Hunter 2 ►First Singles : Lorraine...Read more
Because the speed of the ball has increased on the tennis court these days, it is a natural reflex to back up and give yourself more time.
Steve Annacone
Because the speed of the ball has increased on the tennis court these days, it is a natural reflex to back up and give yourself more time. I would recommend starting a step or two further back, and then gradually moving forward as the point gets longer. It’s a huge advantage to hit the ball from...Read more
The quarterfinals of the PSAL “A” Division in New York City will be played on Wednesday afternoons, with eight teams dwindling down to just four as we approach the awaited city championship.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The quarterfinals of the PSAL “A” Division in New York City will be played on Wednesday afternoons, with eight teams dwindling down to just four as we approach the awaited city championship: ►(1) Beacon vs. (9) Stuyvesant ►(2) Brooklyn Tech vs. (7) Eleanor Roosevelt ►(3) Townsend Harris vs. (11)...Read more
Pro division champion Jose Salazar, One-on-One Doubles Founder Ed Krass and pro division runner-up Gary Kushnirovich.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The unique and fast-paced One-on-One Doubles came to New York earlier this fall with a series of tournaments featuring a bevy of talented players competing at Chestnut Ridge Racquet Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The weekend began with a One-on-One Doubles Shootout, opening up with multiple hours of...Read more
For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis fans rejoice! For the third straight year, the New York Tennis Expo arrives on Long Island, with this year’s event set for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Held in conjunction with the New York Open, the 2020 New York Tennis Expo will give...Read more
The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association.
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The USTA today announced that Michael Dowse, President of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association. The announcement was made by Patrick Galbraith, USTA Chairman of the Board and President, who led the search...Read more
Below are the scores from across New York City on Tuesday, according to PSAL.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Below are scores from across New York City on Tuesday afternoon, via PSAL : Have a score or photos to share from a high school match in New York City? Send us an e-mail to info@usptennis.com to be included in our daily recaps: ►Lab Museum 5, Bayard Rustin 0 ►Beacon 4, American Studies 1 ►...Read more
Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point.
Steve Annacone
I think it is extremely important to stay with what is working in tennis. Many players get so wrapped up with fooling their opponent and proceed to change their ideas on almost every shot and point. All that is necessary to keep your opponent off balance is to do the unexpected once in a while. For...Read more
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open, American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A month after she captivated the sports world with her run at the US Open , American teenager Coco Gauff has claimed her first WTA singles title. The 15-year-old Delray Beach, Fla. native captured the Upper Austria Ladies Linz title, holding on to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 on Sunday. “I’m...Read more