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The Tennis Moms
I take one hopeful half step into the Tennis Club when I hear Susie, my team captain, talking crazy. It’s Monday morning, and I’m looking forward to working on my tennis game – and sweating out that extra slice of pizza I had with the kids last night. Coach yells, “Caroline, you're on court three...Read more
Mike Puc
As players age, the tactics of the game of tennis also change. The typical, albeit annoying, byproduct of getting older is the loss of mobility and power. Instead of remembering how fast and strong you were and trying to recapture this younger innate characteristic, it would be wise to accept the...Read more
Mike Puc
It is okay to stand in No Man’s Land in doubles! Players have been conditioned to stand all the way back or all the way up in doubles. While this is applicable in matches where players are skilled in placing the ball deep or hard, players who are challenged with mobility or power are wise to adjust...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro Corporate Tennis League, presented by Advantage Tennis Clubs, is an initiative of the Metrotennis Community Tennis Association (MCTA). The League is divided into three levels of play, Intermediate (3.0-3.5), Advanced Intermediate (4.0-4.5) and Advanced (4.5+). Also offered is the Hi-Five...Read more
NTRP 3.0 Winner Arjun Reddy with runner-up Bill Kim.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Spread over three locations, Sports Made Easy ran a NTRP USTA tournament this past weekend, using a unique format to run its first flexible tournament for 3.0-4.0 NTRP divisions. “Unlike other NTRP tournaments, players had the option of choosing their locations and timings for their match,” said...Read more
The annual Talbert Cup will be played at The West Side Tennis Club this year.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The annual Talbert Cup returns next weekend, as teams from the Eastern, New England, Mid-Atlantic and Middle States Sections converge on The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. The Talbert Cup is an annual two-day, sectional team competition for top male players over the age of 35. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The latest One-On-One Doubles Shootout took place at the Country Club of Winter Haven in Winter Haven, Florida as top competition came out for the $15,000 Winter Haven One-On-One Doubles Shootout. Emilio Sanchez, winner of 67 ATP Titles, capturing the championship (earning $4,250) with a thrilling...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The New York Athletic Club (NYAC) Men's National Team won the National Open Team Championships, which benefits the American Cancer Society, at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas for the sixth time in eight tries. Representing the USTA Eastern Section, the team from NYAC was captained by Jeffrey...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Metro USTA League held its Regional Playoffs, and a number of Metro League teams will be moving on to the USTA Sectional Playoffs. Congratulations to the 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 and 5.0 teams that will be attending the Sectional Playoffs, to be held at Anthony F. Veteran's Park in Ardsley, N.Y...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA Eastern Adult League Sectionals took place recently and the teams from the Metro Section did exceptionally well. ►The 6.0 Mixed Doubles team, captained by Jeffrey Dietz and Lily Lee, finished as finalists ► The 7.0 Mixed Doubles team, captained by Angelo Ragione and Jung Hoon Park,...Read more