Brian Coleman
We all often hear the cliché that tennis the sport of a lifetime, because you have the ability to play and remain involved with the sport throughout your entire life. Few people embody that concept as much as Brooklyn’s Hector Henry, who is set to turn 87-years-old in early September, but has not...Read more
Brian Coleman
When he was around seven-years-old, Julian Joaquin Vasquez can remember his aunt giving him an old tennis racket and he begin hitting balls against a wall. “I hit for about an hour, and then when we were supposed to leave, I didn’t want to at all,” recalls Vasquez. “This made my parents realize...Read more
The new look exterior of Roosevelt Island Racquet Club.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Over the last few months, Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) in Manhattan has undergone a makeover. The prominent 12-court tennis facility, situated in the middle of the East River below the Queensborough Bridge, has recently implemented a series of upgrades and renovations. “The Club was built...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills hosted the 8th annual "Little Mo" Internationals in late August.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. hosted the eighth annual “Little Mo” Internationals earlier this summer, as some of the top junior tennis players from around the world came to New York to compete in the second leg of the “Little Mo” Slam. The week-long event began with a free clinic...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning 1720 Crotona Avenue Bronx, N.Y. (718) 247-7420 CaryLeedsTennis.org CaryLeedsInfo@NYJTL.org Cary_Leeds_Logo.png The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning houses a two-story, 12,000-square foot clubhouse, educational spaces, and access to 20 courts (...Read more
Rafael Nadal hung on to beat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 and capture the 2019 US Open trophy
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
At first, it looked like one of his more convincing victories. And then, it looked like it may be one of his toughest defeats. But in the end, it was, as Rafael Nadal described, one of the most emotional nights of his tennis career as the Spaniard hung on to defeat fifth-seeded Russian Daniil...Read more
Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The kid is alright. Bianca Andreescu became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam title on Saturday as the Canadian 19-year-old hung on to defeat 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 and hoist the US Open trophy. “I was feeling many, many things before the match, more...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
What to Watch For By Stefen Rosner Domination Novak Djokovic_Ellwood.jpg Novak Djokovic has been on a tear over a long stretch that dates back to the summer of 2018. He has added some nice hardware to his collection this season, having taken down Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open in straight sets...Read more
Brian Coleman
Fans all around the world were able to witness one of the truly great performances in all of sports earlier this summer, when two of tennis’ all-time greats—Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer— squared off in the finals of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships . For five hours, Djokovic and Federer...Read more
Brian Coleman
Around the age of four-years-old, Stephanie Yakoff can recall getting her first tennis racket from her older brother Stan. “I thought that this may be something that I’d like to try,” said Yakoff. “And that’s really when I first started getting into tennis.” Yakoff immediately took to the sport and...Read more