Steven Kaplan
American junior tennis is in need of saving from the perils of Thanos, Fortnite, cellphone addiction and that obsessive dance called "The Floss." It's time for the agents of U.S.T.A. to assemble the original tennis Avengers to come to save the day. Who would they choose to play the core roles? Pete...Read more
There is ample proof that tennis players often have difficulty controlling their emotions. This even holds true for players who have obtained greatness.
Dr. Tom Ferraro
There is ample proof that tennis players often have difficulty controlling their emotions. This even holds true for players who have obtained greatness. Roger Federer was prone to anger and temper tantrums until he reached the age of 20 and well into his professional career. McEnroe was famous for...Read more
What is one of the first things you do when you figure out your son or daughter's starting time for their tournament on the weekend? You type their opponent’s name into Google and you get to see their Tennis Recruiting Rating and results. You may also loo
Todd Widom
What is one of the first things you do when you figure out your son or daughter's starting time for their tournament on the weekend? You type their opponent’s name into Google and you get to see their Tennis Recruiting Rating and results. You may also look up their UTR Rating. Then, you may speak...Read more
Danny Ostrometsky
A child’s experiences in the world of sports early on plays a very important role in their lives. Positive experiences can establish a solid foundation of love and appreciation for athletic activity, while negative experiences can foster resentment for a particular sport and an avoidance of future...Read more
It seems that since the dawn of tennis, there has been a debate about where players should position themselves on the court and the type of style to adopt.
Chris Lewit
It seems that since the dawn of tennis, there has been a debate about where players should position themselves on the court and the type of style to adopt. Should players rush the net or grind from the baseline? Should they hug the baseline to be aggressive or hang back to improve their defense?...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
More than one hundred tennis players entering their sophomore, junior or senior years of high school descended onto Sportime Randall’s Island to be a part of the third annual John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) College Recruiting Combine. The event gives prospects the opportunity to be in front of...Read more
Geoff Grant
Our world feels increasingly complex, unpredictable and scary. Some studies claim that extreme interconnectivity through social media, technological advancements and instant gratification are detrimental to the mental and emotional health of children. As a result, parents look to tennis for answers...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In any player's life, there are defining moments. These moments can take place while playing a match, while watching someone else play, or simply by having a conversation. When looking back at my 42 years in this game as a player and a coach, I can single out a few events that had a lasting effect...Read more
Rob Polishook
Think back to the last Grand Slam final you saw … the winner and runner-up always raise the microphone and shout out to their team, thanking them for their unwavering support. In order for any athlete to reach the highest level of performance, there are underlying principals which can serve as a...Read more
Lisa Dodson
Competitive players often find that they cannot maintain consistent play, focus and a strong positive attitude during matches. Let’s consider a “Competitive Player” as one who, at any level, plays matches that are important to them. We would expect a higher-level player to be more evolved and a...Read more