Why I Love Tennis (GUEST POST)

Why I Love Tennis (GUEST POST)

GUEST POST By Bob Litwin Bob Litwin never played in college or on the tour, but at age 32 started to compete thinking he might be able to win some matches. He lost a lot for several years. Then he won a gold medal at the 12th Maccabian Games in the 35 and over. And he...
10 Tips for Better Doubles Strategy

10 Tips for Better Doubles Strategy

(Photo: I took this at the 2011 US Open – Austria’s Jurgen Melzer and Germany’s Philipp Petzschner in final set before winning their second Grand Slam doubles title) Coaches often say that playing doubles strengthens your singles game and vice versa....
Lessons from a First-Time USTA Team Captain

Lessons from a First-Time USTA Team Captain

This spring I was invited to co-captain a Men’s 3.5 USTA team based out of my home club, Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club. I had just gotten back a few weeks earlier from Bollettieri’s IMG Tennis Academy so I was seriously “fired up!” (as IMG coach...