The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The first major of 2021 has already had a slight change, as the Australian Open’s start date has been bumped back to February 8, according to Australian media outlets who have seen an e-mail from Tournament Director Craig Tiley. “It’s taken a while, but the great news is it looks like we are going...Read more
The WTA released its new logo on Wednesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) unveiled a new “corporate identity” on Wednesday, part of which includes a new logo and marketing campaign. According to the WTA: “The WTA introduces a new corporate identity today, redefining the organization’s strength as a collective unit of inspiring...Read more
Brian Coleman
For more than a decade, Ognen Nikolovski has called CourtSense Tennis Training Center in New Jersey home. In that time, Nikolovski has helped grow CourtSense into a thriving program that produces some of the country’s top junior players, using his vast experience as both a coach and player to...Read more
Steve Annacone
Hitting volleys on the tennis court these days is definitely challenging. The balls are going faster with more spin, and it is difficult to get into a good position at the net. I have always been a big advocate of hitting volleys with an angle. The easiest way to do this is to hit the forehand...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is part of Dr. Ferraro's "The Tennis Guru" series. Click Here to see the first few parts of the series. The trio quickly departed from the cave and continued to walk along the mountain path up to the Tennis Guru’s Academy. Virgil led the way, the girl was right behind him and Yin was...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
AceSpace AceSpaceCourts.com Chris@AceSpaceCourts.com Facebook.com/AceSpaceCourts At AceSpace, we know that time is of the essence. Whether you’re scheduling tennis lessons a month in advance, or organizing an impromptu doubles match, you want the process to be quick. After all, if you can book a...Read more
Brian Coleman
One cliché you’ll commonly hear around sports is that a person can learn more from their losses than they can from their wins. While this may not always be the case, it certainly applies to Elana Zaretsky, a junior tennis player who has attended the Chris Lewit Tennis Academy’s summer camp in...Read more
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Daniil Medvedev hoisted the biggest title of his career this weekend as the Russian defeated Dominic Thiem 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 to win the Nitto ATP Finals. Medvedev came out victorious in two hours and 43 minutes, the longest best-of-three match in Nitto ATP Finals history, after downing Rafael Nadal...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Most players prefer either their forehand or backhand. Human nature is to try to stay away from the shot that is your opponent's strength. However, sometimes playing the ball to their strength allows you a bigger area to attack their weaker side. Many players with a very good forehand or backhand...Read more
Dominic Thiem won his first career Grand Slam at the U.S. Open earlier this fall.
Brian Coleman
This article was our featured cover story in the November/December 2020 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full digital edition After a long, multiple-week stint inside the U.S. Open bubble earlier this summer, Dominic Thiem had one more hurdle to jump over in order to finally...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
We lost the second set. It wasn’t merely a loss, but the slaughter of two players at 0-6—after winning the first set, 6-2. Pat, my partner, and I looked at each other in bewilderment. What happened? We have a problem and must fix it before the start of the third set tiebreak. We admitted we had...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is part of Dr. Ferraro's "The Tennis Guru" series. Click Here to see the first few parts of the series. It had been a long journey through the woods and as it approached 4 p.m. Yin turned to Virgil and said, “Virgil, look over there . It looks like a big cave is cut into the side of...Read more
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The local tennis community boasts some of the top coaches in the world, and with this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these coaches. These coaches share their thoughts on a wide variety of tennis topics and issues, ranging from...Read more
Conrad Singh and David Kilmer
We have to ask ourselves as coaches: what is the final and key developmental aspect when faced with 10 & Under Players moving to the full court? One dimension which won't change from green ball to performance yellow ball is court size. Players now have to use the full court which brings about a...Read more
Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In what was arguably the best match of 2020, Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Spain’s Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 7-6(4) at the Nitto ATP Finals in the O2 Arena in London. “I think it was a great match from the first to the last point,” said Thiem. “I was pretty lucky to get that first set. I was 2/5 down...Read more