We often discuss controlling the controllable in the sport of tennis, usually referring to preparation before arriving to the competitive court.
Conrad Singh
We often discuss controlling the controllable in the sport of tennis, usually referring to preparation before arriving to the competitive court. One of the simplest and most efficient ways of doing this in today’s tennis is through developing your mental fitness. World-renowned tennis specific...Read more
Chris Lewit
The return of serve is arguably the second most important shot in tennis, after the serve, yet it is probably the most under practiced, underappreciated, and undervalued shot in the game. In my annual program at my academy, players can train 25 hours per week with me, and I’ve structured the day so...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
After months away from competitive tennis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the area’s top current, incoming collegiate and junior players competed in the USTA Eastern Collegiate Series, a four-weekend long string of tournaments at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx...Read more
Members of the tennis world have seen the story unfold all too often: A once phenomenal player loses the desire and motivation to compete in tennis, and is forced out of the game temporarily, or sometimes altogether.
Sam Goidel
Like many of my peers, I viewed the coronavirus lockdown as an opportunity to improve my game. My rationale was obvious—a decrease in social and school-related responsibilities was an opportunity to increase my hours playing and training. With courts and practice partners available, I meticulously...Read more
Brian Coleman
The last few months have seen us all adapt to a new normal, altering the way we typically do almost everything, including going grocery shopping, hanging out with friends and getting an education. For students and teachers alike, transitioning from being in a physical classroom to a virtual one can...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
USTA Eastern announced this week the unveiling of the USTA Eastern Collegiate Series featuring four weekends of tournaments open to current and incoming college players and juniors. The entry fee for each tournament is $85 and will feature a $250 prize for the winners. See below for more...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) announced the new UTR National Championship Series on Monday, revealing more than 70 events throughout the United States for junior, high school and college tennis players. “The UTR National Championship Series gives players the opportunity to compete in safe, high...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In encouraging news for junior tennis in the United States, the USTA announced on Monday that the 2020 USTA 18s and 16s National Championships will be held as scheduled, from August 7-16. The 18s National Championships will be held at their normal locations, with the boys being played in Kalamazoo...Read more
Brian Coleman
Towards the end of 2019, Michael Zheng headed north to Wayland, Mass. to compete in the USTA National Indoor Championships, one of the top junior circuit tournaments in the United States. Zheng, a high school sophomore, had entered the event playing good tennis, and felt solid about his game. “I...Read more
Ira Miller
At the end of our college practices and before each match at NJIT, I assemble the group in a circle, we put our hands in, and on three we roar: “Team First!” Tennis is typically known as an individual sport, but most of my long-time involvement has been with the team or group aspect, from being a...Read more