Rohan Goetzke
Considering I’ve been around tennis for over 50 years, I can honestly say that tennis is one of those sports that’s harder than it looks! From playing tennis, coaching juniors, traveling and coaching on the tour, and managing tennis programs at federations and academies – over the years I’ve been...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In the 25 years I have been a tennis coach, I have encountered the eternal question from every parent, “Well, what does his/her potential look like to you?" In most cases, of course, it’s impossible to know. The kids usually come to me at an early age and every child has a different pace of...Read more
Chris Lewit
Many people don’t realize that tennis is a brutal game of psychological warfare. Far from the country club, genteel reputation of the sport, real competitive tennis is full of legal and illegal psychological manipulation and outright cheating. Why is this so? Three main reasons : The tennis rules...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Region Rankings (as of 11/2/20) Boys Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechhurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Leif Emery New York 4 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 5 Viktor Zima Middle Village 6 Lucas Zhang Bayside 7 Jesse Yang Fresh Meadows 8 Aaron Tokarz Queens Village 9...Read more
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