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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Region Rankings as of January 4, 2021 For full rankings, visit TennisLink.USTA.com Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechhurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Andrew Gordon Brooklyn 4 Leif Emery New York 5 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 6 Joshua Dolinsky Brooklyn 7 Thomas Walsh...Read more
Steve Annacone
I recently gave a group lesson to four kids. There was a five-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, and a couple of two-year-old boys. The lesson was an hour long. I was a little skeptical about whether I could make the situation work, especially since I was unaware that I would be teaching four kids...Read more
It’s a common question parents ask:  “Should my kid play up?”  The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation.
Chris Lewit
It’s a common question parents ask: “Should my kid play up?” The correct answer depends on the kid and depends on the situation. Over the years, I have studied with many different legendary coaches, who have differing views on the subject. Curiously, it seems the coaching world is a divided house...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Rankings (as of 12/21/20) Boys Metro Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Leif Emery New York 4 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 5 Joshua Dolinsky Brooklyn 6 Jesse Yang Fresh Meadows 7 Viktor Zima Middle Village 8 Thomas Walsh Brooklyn 9...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In a previous article , I discussed four of the eight championship qualities that I have learned throughout my years as both a professional tennis player and a coach in Part One. Click Here to read Part One Below is Part Two of the article, discussing four more of those championship qualities. Calm...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Boys & Girls Metro Rankings (as of 11/30/20) Boys Metro Boys 12 Singles Rank Name City 1 Mateo Pouso Beechurst 2 David Clarke Bronx 3 Leif Emery New York 4 Kamil Stolarczyk Glendale 5 Jesse Yang Fresh Meadows 6 Viktor Zima Middle Village 7 Lucas Zhang Bayside 8 Joshua Dolinsky Brooklyn 9 Thomas...Read more
Brian Coleman
One cliché you’ll commonly hear around sports is that a person can learn more from their losses than they can from their wins. While this may not always be the case, it certainly applies to Elana Zaretsky, a junior tennis player who has attended the Chris Lewit Tennis Academy’s summer camp in...Read more
Conrad Singh and David Kilmer
We have to ask ourselves as coaches: what is the final and key developmental aspect when faced with 10 & Under Players moving to the full court? One dimension which won't change from green ball to performance yellow ball is court size. Players now have to use the full court which brings about a...Read more
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