Barbara Wyatt
“It’s not about the score, Madison.” Madison shoved the racket in her tennis bag and stomped off the court. She collapsed onto a bench a few feet away from me and covered her face with her hands. “You played well Madison.” “I sucked.” “It’s not about the score.” She lifted her hands from her face,...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning 1720 Crotona Avenue Bronx, N.Y. (718) 247-7420 CaryLeedsTennis.org CaryLeedsInfo@NYJTL.org Cary_Leeds_Logo.png The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning houses a two-story, 12,000-square foot clubhouse, educational spaces, and access to 20 courts (...Read more
The Women's 3.5 team captained by Hazel Zaldivar and Christine Pon are heading up to the USTA Eastern Sectionals to represent the Metro Region.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
It’s that time of year where the Adult League season in the USTA Eastern Metro Region wraps up, with teams competing for regional titles in the hopes of advancing to the Eastern Sectional Championships in Albany, N.Y. later this fall. Below are the teams (listed by captain’s name) that won their...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Earlier this summer, Team Eastern captured the title at the annual Sears Cup in Boston, Mass ., beating teams from the Middle States, Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. “I think one of the keys to our team success was in our numbers,” said Team Eastern captain Anda Perianu. “Every player in the...Read more
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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