Leylah Fernandez hoists her runner-up trophy at the 2021 U.S. Open.
Brian Coleman
This story first appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition New York City is truly the place where dreams come true. The world’s beacon of opportunity, which inspires millions to make the pilgrimage in hopes of making it big...Read more
Anna Tatishvili coaching at a Cary Leeds Center Academy practice session.
Brian Coleman
As she approached the possibility of a fourth surgery on her ankle, Anna Tatishvili faced the tough decision that many professional athletes must face at one point in their careers: continue to work through rehab and play through pain, or hang it up. “It was towards the end of 2019, I was rehabbing...Read more
Brian Coleman
This article first appeared in the September/October 2021 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to read the full digital edition. Earlier this summer, Giuliana “Gugu” Olmos got the phone call that many athletes from all sports can only dream about getting. While driving with her husband,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
He spent 40 years perfecting the art and science of pre-trial commercial litigation tactics and strategy – and sharing his expertise through teaching at law schools and legal institutes, lecturing to attorneys, training attorneys at the Inns of Court Foundation, writing numerous articles in legal...Read more
Brian Coleman
Tennis is a sport that has an impact beyond the wins and losses on the court. It’s a sport that demands dedication and instills a work ethic, helping young people develop character traits that can be utilized in all walks of life. Embodying this mantra is Parsa Samii, a former collegiate and...Read more
Brian Coleman
A year ago, the country was in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic and no one knew what the future would hold. Perhaps no place was hit harder in terms of infection rates, but also economically, than New York City. There wasn’t a single industry that was left unaffected by the lack of people...Read more
Brian Coleman
Last year, as the global pandemic continued to wreak havoc on our normal everyday lives, organizations were forced to rethink how they planned their events, including ones that had been well-established. For the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) and its annual Pro-Am tennis tournament , this meant...Read more
Brian Coleman
In this era of learning from home and virtual programming, the need to have an education that is right for you has never been more important. This is especially true for high-level junior tennis players who often have to balance their learning with a jam-packed training and tournament schedule,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sometimes, as a tennis player, you exist on an island. Alone, solo, under the lights of your local club or drenched in the sun, there you are ... between the lines, either gaining the accolades of glory hitting the winning shot or facing the weight of defeat. There are no teammates to pass to; no...Read more
Brian Coleman
Since 2015, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning has served as the flagship location of the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), and has used tennis and academics to help change the lives of many Bronx residents. “Cary Leeds Center impacts our kids in different ways,” said...Read more