New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning hosts the NYJTL Hartman Cup , which celebrates the end of the facility’s Early Morning Winter Community Tennis Program. The tournament is held in honor Louis H. Hartman, grandfather of NYJTL founder and friend of Arthur Ashe, Skip Hartman...Read more
Brian Coleman
For top junior athletes, the constant training and relentless practice schedules can often times be overwhelming, which makes striking a balance between other sports and activities incredibly important. Ian Smith, a high school junior who trains out of The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y...Read more
What is athleticism? You cannot define the term on one individual characteristic. One athlete may have more power, more speed or more conditioning, etc. but each individual junior player’s game should be molded around their talents.
Andy Wegman
What is athleticism? You cannot define the term on one individual characteristic. One athlete may have more power, more speed or more conditioning, etc. but each individual junior player’s game should be molded around their talents. Whether they can do six push-ups vs. 10 push-ups, run one mile in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Advantage Junior Tennis Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) 281 Main Street Roosevelt Island, N.Y. Contact: Steve O’Keefe (212) 935-0250 AdvantageCamps.net Advantage_All_City_Logo.jpg Advantage Junior Tennis Camp is “tennis heaven for kids”–giving players ages seven to 17 more drills, more...Read more
Conrad Singh
At the highest levels of competitive tennis, it can be very hard to know who is winning or losing at first glance. One of the key concepts of understanding the inner game of tennis is that of momentum development. The key questions are: 1. How do you start building momentum … what do you do to get...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tie Break Tens launched its Challenger USA series earlier this winter, with the first tournament of the series taking place at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis Learning in the Bronx, N.Y. Click Here to see photos from the Challenger series event at The Cary Leeds Center. Played with no games and no...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB) announced on Thursday that the “Road to the Little Mo Nationals” will return for its 22 nd year this summer. The circuit begins each spring with 20 different sectionals held across the country, which advance to four regionals held in the summer,...Read more
Adrian Avanesov (right) with his coach Aziz Makhkamov at MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn.
Brian Coleman
A couple of years ago, Adrian Avanesov began taking his tennis very seriously, and started training at MatchPoint NYC in Brooklyn. That’s where he met MatchPoint Coach Azizbek Makhkamov and their player/coach relationship formed. “I’m really thankful for his parents. They trusted me and believed in...Read more
Marvin Jeffrey
As I sit back and watch the interactions and listen to conversations between parents and children in the tennis world, some of the things that are said baffles me. I understand all the money invested in practices, private lessons, tournaments and traveling all too well, but adding anxiety or extra...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Brooklyn native Nadejda Maslova captured the title at the USTA Super National Winter Championships in Orlando, Florida to start off the New Year and bringing one of the biggest junior titles back to her home club at MatchPoint NYC. Maslova entered the tournament as the No. 8 seed, but compiled some...Read more