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Griffin Samuels
At some point in everyone’s lives, one is told a particular “fact” that goes unquestioned. We have all fallen victim to being told something that is not necessarily the truth. In the year 2018, one bit of fiction continues to rear its ugly head in the fitness and athletic community. That...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
This story first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of New York Tennis Magazine. Click Here to see the full issue. The local tennis community has some of the sport’s finest facilities and some of the top coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available, New York Tennis Magazine...Read more
Michelle Sorokko (left) with her older sister and coach Kat (right).
Brian Coleman
Feeling like she needed some more match play as the 2018 season nears its conclusion, Michelle Sorokko showed up to the ITF Grade 4 tournament in Atlanta as an on-site alternate. The Douglaston, N.Y. native needed to come through three rounds of qualifying just to enter the main draw. She did just...Read more
Amanda Ferranti
Currently, we live in a culture entranced by social media and technology. As a result, we are seeing athletes thwarted in emotional development, specifically in their ability to cooperate, empathize and resolve conflicts (as stated by Daniel Goleman, a leading psychologist in the field of emotional...Read more
Brian Coleman
Soccer is widely known as the global game, a sport that spans nearly every country on Earth and is, by and large, the most popular. But few other sports match the international flavor and global reach like tennis does. It features players, coaches and fans from all walks of life, and great things...Read more
Jonathan Raude
Having goals is an essential part of success, both in tennis and in life. There are many reasons why goals are important, but to put it simply, goals drive us forward. They provide us with focus, direction, motivation, a measure of progress and accountability. When it comes to tennis, players must...Read more
Alex Noel (left), Connie Ma (middle) and Coco Gauff (right) led Team USA to its second straight Junior Fed Cup title.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New Jersey native Alexa Noel helped clinch the second consecutive Junior Fed Cup title for the United States, pairing up with Coco Gauff to win the decisive rubber 5-7, 6-4, [11-9] and defeat Ukraine on Sunday in Budapest, Hungary. The United States defeated Brazil, Japan, Latvia, Australia and...Read more
Press Release
The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation announced RBC Wealth Management as the Presenting Sponsor of the 21st Annual “Little Mo” Nationals in Austin, Texas. “At RBC, we believe the best investments we can make are investments in our communities, and in our future,” said Andy Teller Jr.,...Read more
Brian Coleman
When he was five years old, Nicholas Steiglehner picked up a racket for the first time, hitting around a few nerf balls before advancing to regular tennis balls. “My dad introduced me to tennis. He taught me the basics at a young age and still helps coach me today,” said Steiglehner. “He’s a great...Read more
East Hampton native Ally Friedman has been a four-year member of the Ross School Tennis Academy.
Brian Coleman
They say New York is a melting pot. When you are here, you will be surrounded by various types of people and different cultures, all of which merge to create one of the most diverse cities in the world. If you head east from NYC and towards the Hamptons, you will find a tennis academy that embodies...Read more