Brian Coleman
Sonia Tartakovsky was around the age of six when, on vacation with her family, she was introduced to the sport of tennis for the first time. “When we came back home from that trip, I was like, ‘Mom, I want to play tennis,’” Tartakovsky recalls. Tartakovsky began taking tennis lessons, but was still...Read more
Kings County Tennis League were named the Eastern Member Organization of the Year at the USTA Eastern Conference earlier this year.
Brian Coleman
The growth of tennis in New York City has always been, and always will be, dependent on people in the community identifying a need, and deciding to do something about it. One of the most prominent examples of this can be found in the Kings County Tennis League (KCTL) , which was founded by Michael...Read more
Noah Vinbaytel, 8, has quickly moved up the junior ranks and is now playing up in the 12s division.
Brian Coleman
Competing against players older than you can be an intimidating task for a young junior tennis player as the skills, development and sheer physical attributes can create a substantial mismatch. But don’t tell that to eight-year-old Noah Vinbaytel, who trains under Alex Roberman at MatchPoint NYC...Read more
Oyster Bay, N.Y. native and nationally-ranked junior Ronnie Hohmann with his coach, former ATP Pro Todd Widom, in Florida.
Brian Coleman
Last year, Oyster Bay, N.Y.-born Ronnie Hohmann captured one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, winning the Boys 16s Division title at the Eddie Herr International at the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hohmann defeated three of the draw’s top five seeds on his way to...Read more
Jay Harris, JMTA College Recruiting Combine Director, talks to players before the coaches panel at least year's combine.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sportime Randall's Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) will be hosting the 3rd Annual JMTA College Recruiting Combine from Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, June 24 . New York Tennis Magazine sat down with Jay Harris, the combine's Director and the Director of Tennis at Sportime...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills has named former French Open doubles champion Luke Jensen as its new Director of Racquet Sports, the club has announced.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills has named former French Open doubles champion Luke Jensen as its new Director of Racquet Sports, the club has announced. Jensen, who is the first tennis professional to be given this title in the 126-year history of the club, will start in his new role on...Read more
Peter Mendelsohn
Many of you have dealt with the awkwardness of hearing someone else’s lovemaking session. Perhaps you had an overzealous roommate or the walls in your apartment were too thin. Maybe you put your headphones on, turned up the music, and hoped the noises would end soon. Or maybe you just decided to go...Read more
Brian Coleman
The road to the New York City Championship in Boys High School Tennis has gone through Beacon for a decade. And that may be an understatement. Beacon defeated Bronx Science 4-1 in last year’s PSAL Championship to claim its 10th City Title in a row, a mark of its incredible consistency year-in and...Read more
Brian Coleman
Nadejda Maslova was crowned as the top player in New York City high school tennis last year as she defeated the top-seed Christina Huynh of Bronx Science 6-1, 6-4 in the Public School Athletic League (PSAL) Individual Singles Championship. Playing in the top singles spot for James Madison, Maslova...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The draft for the 2018 World TeamTennis season was held in Indian Wells, Calif. on Tuesday, and the New York Empire unveiled their roster for the upcoming season. Returning for the Empire will be Americans John Isner and Mardy Fish, as well as Canadian Eugenie Bouchard and Great Britain’s Neal...Read more