New York Tennis Magazine Staff
For the last decade, Sportime Clubs, LLC has been working on a plan for the expansion of its Randall’s Island facility, the flagship home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy and the largest indoor tennis facility in NYC. When completed in the fall of 2023, Sportime believes that the expanded and...Read more
Brian Coleman
For the last few years, famous Brazilian tennis coach Larri Passos has spent time out in East Hampton on Long Island, working as a coach and consultant at the Ross School Tennis Academy (RSTA). RSTA’s Director of Tennis Vinicius Carmo is a fellow Brazilian who knows Passos from their time in South...Read more
Brian Coleman
The debate over who is the greatest athlete of all-time is, of course, subjective. How do you compare people who play different sports? How do you evaluate different eras and put them in proper context? Is it about pure athleticism or athletic achievement? No matter what criteria you choose to use...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The dog days of August are upon us, and while that means we have to endure scorching temperatures and the dread of the end of summer, it also means the U.S. Open is here! The tennis calendar’s fourth and final Slam event brings the world’s greatest tennis players here to New York to compete under...Read more
Carrie-Anne Hoo (pictured left) and partner Nancy Lee (pictured right) after winning the Gold Ball at the Level 1 National Winter Championships in Tucson, Arizona
Brian Coleman
At the beginning of this year, Brooklyn native Carrie-Anne Hoo walked through the doors of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and found a sign in the front lobby which recognized her recent accomplishment. She was fresh off a successful tournament at the Level 1 National Winter...Read more
Brian Coleman
Tennis and the real estate business; on the surface, these two things don’t have anything in common. But if you look closely, the ways to be successful in both of these fields often overlap. It takes dedication, discipline and confidence, and at their cores, they both require focusing on the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In the summer, people from across Long Island and New York City flock to the Hamptons, to enjoy the sun, while sitting by the pool or ocean, and taking part in an array of outdoor activities. One of those activities, and perhaps its most popular, is tennis. It may be the favorite activity for...Read more
Brian Coleman
When Ash Barty unexpectedly retired earlier this year, it left a void at the top of the women’s rankings. She was the world number one and had been for a couple of years, but her departure meant it was time for someone else to take that mantle. Enter Iga Swiatek. The 20-year-old from Poland...Read more
Brian Coleman
At the beginning of this year, USPTA Eastern ushered in a new era in the organization’s history as Michael Smookler was named its new President. While Smookler is new to the role of President, he takes over the position with a wealth of experience on USPTA boards dating back to 2005. “Our goal is...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Heading out to the East End of Long Island, travelers are presented with beautiful scenery featuring farms, wineries, markets, shops and more. You can head down to the beach, or grab lunch at one of the many restaurants along the way. But for tennis players, there exists a hidden gem inside the...Read more