Kim Clijsters and Mats Wilander were two of the famous tennis participants at last year's JMTP Pro-Am.
Press Release
Tennis stars John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe will be joined by other greats of the sport at the 6th Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s Pro-Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Participants will compete in a round-robin tournament alongside former WTA and ATP World Tour professionals,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After strong backlash from players and fans alike, the US Open has announced it will host wheelchair events this summer. A majority of players on tour voted to have the event, and it will be played from September 10-13. The top-ranked player in the world, Australia’s Dylan Alcott, was very vocal...Read more
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As Long Island and New York City continue to reopen, SPORTIME Clubs is preparing to welcome members back to its indoor tennis clubs on July 6, other than in NYC where indoor courts will open at the start of Phase III. SPORTIME’s outdoor courts, except in NYC, have been open since May 15. SPORTIME...Read more
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TopCourt, a tech startup building the very first online tennis instruction platform of its kind, has officially launched after closing on $1.25 million in seed series funding. Main investors include Scott Scherr (founder, NASDAQ: ULTI), Jimmy John (founder, Jimmy Johns), and Raleigh-based...Read more
World number one Novak Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he, along with his wife, Jelena, have tested positive for the coronavirus, a couple of days after positive test results from Borna Coric and Grigor Dimitrov following the Adria Tour.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
World number one Djokovic Tests Positive for COVID-19 announced on Tuesday that he, along with his wife, Jelena, have tested positive for the coronavirus, a couple of days after positive test results from Borna Coric and Grigor Dimitrov following the Adria Tour. The tour was organized by Djokovic,...Read more
The way you string your tennis racquet can have a dramatic effect on your game.
Steve Annacone
The way you string your tennis racquet can have a dramatic effect on your game. If a racquet is strung very tight (58 pounds or more), the ball will not rebound off the strings as much. This means you will have to swing harder to generate a faster shot. By stringing at a lower tension (52 pounds or...Read more
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Two members of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour player field from last week have tested positive for the coronavirus, as both Croatia’s Borna Coric and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov announced their positive results on social media. Dimitrov was the first to reveal his diagnosis, writing in a post on...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
The Hindrance Quiz checks your understanding of the ITF and USTA rules of hindrances. Correct answers are the simple quick answers, not burdened with a barrage of what-ifs or embellished with nuances on the court. A “yes” means the action was a hindrance, and a point is awarded or re-played. A “no...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
One of the concerns around the 2020 US Open would be the potential lack of star power that would travel to New York, but those doubts have been eased a bit this week. During the US Open’s official press conference on Tuesday, Serena Williams joined in with a video message to announce her excitement...Read more
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World TeamTennis has added several prominent tennis stars to an already jam-packed lineup of roster players set to compete during the 45 th season of World TeamTennis, taking place at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. WTT has announced that each player will play the...Read more
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best.
Chris Nieves
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best. Below are some skills that are needed to successful at any job or sport. Be prepared One important skill of performing any job...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave permission for the USTA to host this year’s US Open, with the tournament scheduled to begin on time on August 31. “The US Open will be held in Queens, NY, without fans from August 31 to September 13,” Cuomo said in a tweet from his official Governor...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The ATP and WTA Tours released updated calendars for the rest of the year, with the ATP Tours returning to action on Friday, August 13 at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., while the WTA Tour will resume at the Palermo Ladies Open on Monday, August 3. “Our objective has been to reschedule as many...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
On the heels of the US Open’s confirmation, the French Tennis Federation announced on Wednesday that it has confirmed dates for the 2020 French Open . “Following discussions with the international tennis authorities—the ATP, WTA and ITF—the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that...Read more
American Mardy Fish looks to bring his veteran presence back to the Empire in 2020.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last summer was a special one for the New York Empire. The city’s World TeamTennis franchise put together the best season in its history en route to reaching the league’s championship match. The Empire earned a trip to Las Vegas for the league’s playoffs, beating theirarchrival and top-seeded...Read more