The last nine months have definitely been unprecedented. Fortunately, vaccines are now being distributed to health care workers and in months the general population. So, what can tournament tennis players do in the meantime?
Rob Polishook
Like many of you, I wonder how things will get back to normal post the COVID-19 crisis. The last nine months have definitely been unprecedented. Fortunately, vaccines are now being distributed to health care workers and in months the general population. So, what can tournament tennis players do in...Read more
Steve Annacone
Hitting volleys on the tennis court these days is definitely challenging. The balls are going faster with more spin, and it is difficult to get into a good position at the net. I have always been a big advocate of hitting volleys with an angle. The easiest way to do this is to hit the forehand...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is part of Dr. Ferraro's "The Tennis Guru" series. Click Here to see the first few parts of the series. The trio quickly departed from the cave and continued to walk along the mountain path up to the Tennis Guru’s Academy. Virgil led the way, the girl was right behind him and Yin was...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is part of Dr. Ferraro's "The Tennis Guru" series. Click Here to see the first few parts of the series. It had been a long journey through the woods and as it approached 4 p.m. Yin turned to Virgil and said, “Virgil, look over there . It looks like a big cave is cut into the side of...Read more
Rob Polishook
During the 2020 French Open, we witnessed unseeded Iga Swiatek from Poland, ranked 54th in the world, seemingly come out of nowhere to defeat last year’s finalist, 15th seed, Marketa Vondrousova in the first round. Then in the fourth round, she defeated the top seed Simona Halep. Finally, she...Read more
Rob Polishook
In our previous articles in the Mastering the Mind: Stillness at 125 MPH series, we talked about the benefits of meditation , who does it, and why it’s important. We also outlined a concrete meditation practice that’s easy to start and will have a positive impact on and off the court. And then last...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the fourth part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. You can read the first three parts here at NYTennisMag.com . As the boat bumped up against the dock, Yin awoke and looked about. He saw Virgil the Turtle standing on the Dock and beyond him was a pathway through the woods and...Read more
Aki Wolfson
I have taught tennis to people of all ages, from five-to-85-years-old, maybe even older, and one of my specialties is teaching wheelchair tennis. I am also Tournament Director for the annual Jana Hunsaker Wheelchair Tennis Tournament held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for 20...Read more
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best.
Chris Nieves
Playing your sport and being an athlete is a job. You have to prepare, work hard, and ultimately strive to successfully complete a task, which should be to play your best. Below are some skills that are needed to successful at any job or sport. Be prepared One important skill of performing any job...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
This article is the third part of Dr. Ferraro’s series, The Tennis Guru. Click Here to read Part One Click Here to read Part Two Yin and the turtle had walked along silently for more than two hours when Yin finally thought to ask, “So, by the way, what’s your name my little friend?” “My name is...Read more