New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Alley Pond Tennis & Sports Center 7920 Winchester Boulevard Queens Village, N.Y. (718) 264-2600 AlleyPondTennisCenter.com Like us on Instagram: AlleyPondTennisCenter Alley Pond Tennis & Sports Center is a multisport facility. During the winter season, Alley Pond offers tennis on our 11 hard...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Last spring, the Beacon Lady Demons once again reigned supreme as the best team in New York City. The Demons topped McKee Staten Island Tech 3-2 in an excellent city championship. Not only did Beacon win the team championship, a pair of Beacon players, Alexus Gill & Michelle Khaimov, won the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
A Look at the 2015 U.S. Open Men’s and Women’s Draws By Jacob Mishkin On the heels of the final Grand Slam of 2015, the U.S. Open descends upon New York to bring the pageantry and electricity that only the backdrop of NYC can bring. If last year is any indication with the 14th-seeded Marin Cilic...Read more
Brian Coleman
Not since 1988 has a woman’s player won all four Grand Slams in a calendar year. That year, Steffi Graf dominated the rest of the women’s field, as the 18-year-old won her second career Grand Slam at the Australian Open, and proceeded to rattle off titles at the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...Read more
Brian Coleman
The year 2015 was supposed to be the year Novak Djokovic captured the lone trophy that has eluded him up to this point in his career, La Coupe des Mousquetaires (The Musketeers' Trophy), the Men’s Singles Championship at the French Open. The chips fell into place. With Roger Federer aging and nine-...Read more
Brian Coleman
When she was eight-years-old, Sabrina Xiong decided to go with her older sister to the Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Xiong, like any little sister, just went because her older sibling was going. But while there, a young Xiong developed a love for tennis...Read more
Andrew Eichenholz
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the best tennis players in the world at the moment. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. The two won the Australian Open and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Djokovic is not only physically close to the top level he can bring to the court, but...Read more
Brian Coleman
In 1983, Yannick Noah beat defending champion Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the French Open title, becoming the first Frenchman to win the title since Marcel Bernard in 1946. Since Noah’s title in ’83, a new streak has begun. No Frenchman has won the crown on their home soil in the 32...Read more
Brian Coleman
Back in the spring of 2008, a 20-year-old from Serbia named Ana Ivanovic transformed from one of the WTA’s brightest young stars to a household name. Ivanovic had already reached two Grand Slam finals, the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open, but had yet to be crowned a champion at one of...Read more
Brian Coleman
The Public School Athletic League (PSAL) held its individual tournament for both boys and girls at Queens College, with high school tennis players from New York City competing for a chance to participate in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) championships. The...Read more