The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will house a temporary hospital site in an effort by New York City’s emergency management office to increase hospital space in the continued battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will house a temporary hospital site in an effort by New York City’s emergency management office to increase hospital space in the continued battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Indoor Training Facility’s 12 courts will be converted into 100,000...Read more
According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be canceled on Wednesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
According to reports, the 2020 Wimbledon Championships will be canceled on Wednesday. German Tennis Federation Vice President Dirk Hordorff told Sky Sports Germany : “I am also involved the in the bodies of the ATP and WTA. The necessary decisions have already been made there and Wimbledon will...Read more
With a vast landscape to work with, including 1,000 feet right on a riverfront, Chris Lewit found the dream location for his summer camp.
Brian Coleman
Have you ever driven past an empty plot of land, or a vacant building, and thought of all the ways you could transform it? New York City native Chris Lewit had this idea. As a young tennis coach, he recalls constantly driving past an abandoned tennis club in rural Vermont. “I really thought it was...Read more
ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats – Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Press Release
On Saturday, March 28, ESPN2 will bring fans a 22-hour marathon of marquee matches from past Wimbledon and Australian Open tournaments between two of the sports’ greats —Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The six-match slate begins at 6 a.m. ET immediately following the conclusion of the previously...Read more
To fully develop a player at every level of the game, there needs to be coaching at every level of the game.
Caleb Astwood
Tennis is one of those unique sports in that for the majority of a junior’s competitive career, the only people who consistently watch them play are their parents. Unlike team sports where the coach is with the team at practice and matches, tennis coaches often coach their hour-long private lesson...Read more
I believe, for juniors especially, coaching is about being a role model and a positive influence in their life.
Michael Forte
“I made it to the final of my tournament last week!” “I got a baby puppy this week!” “My AP History class is killing me!” These are just a few of the phrases I hear on a weekly basis from students during lessons/programs, and it’s easy to assume they are being talkative or only desire attention...Read more
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus.
Press Release
Tennis Channel is adding Hall of Famer Andy Roddick to its daily show Tennis Channel Live during the current professional-tennis hiatus. Roddick, 2003 US Open champion and one of the most popular and dominant players of his era, will act as a contributing guest on the series, joining from home via...Read more
In early February, more than 2,000 students from the Rochester City School District took part in a tennis workshop to commemorate Arthur Ashe Legacy Lives Day.
Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. You can read the full digital edition by clicking here . In early February, more than 2,000 students from the Rochester City School District took part in a tennis workshop to commemorate Arthur Ashe Legacy Lives...Read more
Steve Annacone
It’s obviously very helpful to hit a lot of tennis balls if you are trying to become the best player you can be. However, there are times when this is not possible. Doing some things at home can add a lot to your skills on the court. First, make sure you have a good and simple stretching and...Read more
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years.
Press Release
The USTA announced today that Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The agreement is for five years. The new Laykold courts will be manufactured by Advanced Polymer Technology (APT), a member of Sport Group, the...Read more
Sofia Kenin won the first major of her career earlier this year at the Australian Open.
Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. You can read the full digital edition by clicking here . Over the last couple of years, we have seen the new generation of stars in women’s tennis succeed on the game’s ultimate stage and win Grand Slams,...Read more
The fifth annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine will be held on June 20 and June 21.
Press Release
Helping young athletes attend the colleges of their choice, on full tennis scholarships whenever possible, is a primary goal of SPORTIME and of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA). With dozens of JMTA students currently competing at top colleges across the country, the Academy announced the 2020...Read more
Mindfulness and sports go hand in hand.
Rob Polishook
Mindfulness and sports go hand in hand. Look no further than George Mumford’s classic book, The Mindful Athlete , and Jerry Lynch’s newest book, Win the Day . Both authors speak to how mindfulness is helpful. If you think about it, beyond the score, the game is all about adversity management,...Read more
Steve Annacone
As everyone knows, we are in the process of being taught a lesson on our ability to control certain things in our day to day lives. That being said, there are things we can do to help the situation even though there are uncontrollable aspects to the problem. Applying this to a tennis match, you can...Read more
The 2020 French Open has been postponed to later this year and run from September 20 through October 4, tournament officials announced on Tuesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2020 French Open has been postponed to later this year and will run from September 20 through October 4, tournament officials announced on Tuesday. “The whole word is affected by the public health crisis connected with COVID-19,” the press release reads. “In order to ensure the health and...Read more