There are very few careers which essentially allow you to go to work, tell your boss what to do and then get paid for it. Tennis coaching just happens to be one of the few industries that can be characterized by this unusual dynamic between employer and e
Mark Gellard
There are very few careers which essentially allow you to go to work, tell your boss what to do and then get paid for it. Tennis coaching just happens to be one of the few industries that can be characterized by this unusual dynamic between employer and employee. One of the primary oddities of...Read more
Barbara Wyatt
Tennis is in my life and I am grateful. It fulfills an important part of my health and social activities. Yesterday, I booked two courts and invited seven friends to play one set, no ad, then switch partners and play the second set. I admire these players and will play with or against them, any...Read more
Gilad Bloom
One of tennis' big mystiques in the world of sports is the "choke." We have all been there, including the great champions. A player will put together a set and a half of perfect tennis, but when it's time to close out the match, all of a sudden, things change … the level of play inexplicably drops...Read more
Most tennis fans have probably thought at one time or another, “The pros make it look easy.” Truthfully, they do make the game look easy. Of course, that's an optical illusion
Michael Ward
Most tennis fans have probably thought at one time or another, “The pros make it look easy.” Truthfully, they do make the game look easy. Of course, that's an optical illusion: Professional players work tremendously hard so that they can play the sport in a way that looks effortless. And one reason...Read more
Richard Thater
We are bombarded daily with news of political, entertainment and sports celebrities being accused of bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct. The sport of tennis has not escaped its share of salacious stories. Bill Tilden, one of the paramount players in the game, was twice arrested and...Read more
Brian Coleman
When she was just five-years-old in her native South Africa, Liezel Huber’s mother put a tennis racket in her hand for the first time. From that moment on, Huber was in love with tennis, and throughout her life, has used the sport as a vehicle to give back and help others. She now does so as the...Read more
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern will once again host Camp Eastern: a five-day, four-night sleep-away camp that features tennis, educational and cultural opportunities. The camp runs from Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 at Cornell University. Campers will stay in Cornell’s dormitories and play at the famed Reis...Read more
Todd Widom
As a former professional tennis player and current coach, some of the questions I receive involve developing confidence and being nervous in tournaments. I explain to most parents that their child is nervous in tournaments because they are unsure of what the outcome will be and they are looking...Read more
Saul Salazar
Tennis is a very tough game. In addition to having very good technique, you also need to possess these other skills: ► Mental: You must be resilient and positive. ► Physical: You need to be fast, strong and with good stamina. ► Tactical: You must make the right decisions in very limited time frames...Read more
Today's tennis pros are stronger, faster, hit harder groundstrokes and return serves better than ever. These factors, combined with slower courts and improved string technology, have allowed players to easily pass their opponents at the net after the serv
Antonio Glionna
The era of the serve and volley is pretty much over. Today's tennis pros are stronger, faster, hit harder groundstrokes and return serves better than ever. These factors, combined with slower courts and improved string technology, have allowed players to easily pass their opponents at the net after...Read more