Special Thanks: Tennis Clubs That Helped Us
Special thanks to the following clubs that generously provided court time for racquet playtesting:
CityView Racquet Club
43-34 32nd Place
Long Island City, NY 11101
CityView Racquet Club is a private, members-only facility featuring the finest tennis and squash courts in the New York metropolitan area. CityView exceeds all expectations with an accomplished teaching staff, a Pro Shop with services by a world-renowned on-site stringer, state of the art fitness area, full service spa, juice bar, cocktail lounge, and an outdoor deck showcasing breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline. For more information, visit CityView’s website here.
CourtSense at Tenafly
195 County Rd.
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Tenafly Racquet Club is located in northeast Bergen County, NJ and is only 9.6 miles from the George Washington Bridge. TRC is an eight-court, indoor facility that was fully renovated in 2009. Amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center, cardio room, and NFL all-season turf field for speed and agility workouts. Above all, TRC is home to the renowned CourtSense teaching program, which has trained a number of highly talented players, including current WTA pro Christina McHale. A USTA Regional Training Center, CourtSense uses teaching progressions that have been created from some of the world’s brightest minds in the game, while using the most sophisticated technologies to help accelerate the learning process.
Courtside Racquet Club
1115 Route 31
South ?Lebanon, NJ 08833?
Located in Lebanon, NJ, the Courtside Racquet Club is a top-class facility that boasts six indoor tennis courts and a swimming pool. Tennis Instruction and competitive match play is available for all age groups, and the Top Dog tennis academy is one of the best in the State of New Jersey. For more information, visit Courtside’s website here.
Midtown Tennis Club
341 8th Avenue (27th Street)
New York, NY 10001
Conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan, Midtown Tennis Club is New York City's original indoor tennis facility. Midtown hosts eight Har-Tru courts, four of which are bubbled for the Winter Season. The club offers court time, private lessons and clinics for all levels, as well as a junior program by The Manhattan Tennis Academy. For more information, visit Midtown’s website here.
The Dick Savitt Tennis Center
218th Street (West of Broadway)
New York, NY 10034
Columbia University's Dick Savitt Tennis Center hosts the home courts for the men's and women's varsity teams. The six cushioned, indoor hard courts are also available for use by Columbia University alumni, faculty, staff, parents, students, and anyone working in one of the hospitals affiliated with Columbia. Unaffiliated players may be sponsored by one of the members. For more information, visit the Dick Savitt Tennis Center’s website here.
Special thanks also to the following for technical assistance:
Grand Central Racquet
341 Madison Avenue (on 44th Street between Vanderbilt and Madison)
New York, NY 10017
2012 celebrates Grand Central Racquet's 20th anniversary! Woody Schneider and his talented group of stringers have been servicing NYC tennis enthusiasts for 20 years. Last year their flagship location NYC Racquet Sports was named pro specialty retailer of the year by RSI magazine. For more information, visit Grand Central Racquet's website here.