Match Point Canada

Ben Lewis and Mike McIntyre provide weekly coverage of the ATP and WTA with a focus on Canada’s top players

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Episode 4 - 2023 Australian Open Recap
Ben and Mike break down a first major title from Aryna Sabalenka and a 22nd slam from Novak Djokovic at the 2023 Australian Open
27 min
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Episode 3 - Rennae Stubbs
Former six-time doubles champion and commentator Rennae Stubbs joins Match Point Canada
40 min
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Episode 2 - Australian Open Preview with Jon We...
Sports Illustrated journalist and author Jon Wertheim joins Match Point Canada to preview the 2023 Australian Open
36 min
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Episode 1 - 2023 Season Preview with Blair Henley
Host Blair Henley joins Match Point Canada for the first episode of 2023 to chat United Cup, resolutions, and what's to come in Australia!
43 min
5
Episode 40 - Virginie Tremblay and Canadian rep...
Tennis Canada strength and conditioning coach Virginie Tremblay joins the podcast for an interview, Mike and Ben hand out their Canadian report cards.
54 min
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Episode 39 - Canada wins the Davis Cup Finals
Canada are world champions! Team Canada has won the 2022 Davis Cup. We recap their performance from Malaga, Spain
26 min
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Interview with Frank Dancevic
Team captain Frank Dancevic joins Mike of Match Point Canada ahead of the 2022 Davis Cup Finals
9 min
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Episode 38 - Daniel Nestor
Former Canadian tennis star Daniel Nestor joins us, we preview the Davis Cup Finals, and recap a victory from Novak Djokovic in Turin
43 min
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Episode 37 - Rob Faulds
Sportsnet commentator Rob Faulds joins us to look back at Canada's performance from the Billie Jean King Cup Finals
34 min
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Episode 36 - Rebecca Marino
Rebecca Marino joins Match Point Canada ahead of the BJK Cup Finals, Caroline Garcia wins the WTA Finals, and we recap the Paris Masters
33 min
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Interview with Bianca Andreescu
2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu joins Ben Lewis of Match Point Canada ahead of the BJK Cup Finals
7 min
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Episode 35 - Pam Shriver
Commentator and former star player Pam Shriver joins Match Point Canada, and we discuss a third straight title from Felix Auger-Aliassime
47 min
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Episode 34 - Felix wins, WTA Guadalajara, Tevli...
Felix Auger-Aliassime wins his third career singles title, we check in on the Canadians at Guadalajara and Jessica Pegula's title, and lookahead to this week's Tevlin Challenger and speak with Manager of officiating, Anne Bees
35 min
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Episode 33 - Abigail Johnson
Tennis commentator Abigail Johnson joins us on Match Point Canada as we look at Felix Auger-Aliassime's second career ATP title, cover her experiences in the commentary booth, and look ahead to the WTA1000 in Gaudalajara
30 min
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Episode 32 - Vasek Pospisil
Veteran Canadian tennis player Vasek Pospisil joins Match Point Canada to discuss his 2022 season
49 min
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Episode 31 - 2022 Laver Cup recap
We recap 2022 Laver Cup action including the momentous retirement of Roger Federer and a victory for Team World
27 min
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Episode 30 - Roger Federer's retirement with Ch...
Journalist Christopher Clarey joins us to discuss Roger Federer's impending retirement from tennis, we recap Canada's performance at Davis Cup, and the Chennai Open
46 min
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Interview with Gabriel Diallo
Canadian tennis player Gabriel Diallo joins Ben of Match Point Canada from Valencia, Spain during the Davis Cup Finals
10 min
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Interview with Alexis Galarneau
Ben speaks with Alexis Galarneau from the Davis Cup Finals in Valencia
9 min
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Episode 29 - 2022 US Open recap
We look back at the final grand slam of the tennis calendar, the 2022 US Open
26 min
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Episode 28 - Amanda Anisimova + 2022 US Open We...
American Amanda Anisimova is our guest on this week's episode, and we also break down week 1 action at the US Open!
43 min
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Episode 27 - 2022 US Open preview featuring Eri...
We speak with Eric Hechtman, the coach of Serena and Venus Williams and give a full preview of the 2022 US Open
55 min
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Episode 26 - Kayla Cross and Cincinnati recap
Canadian Kayla Cross is our guest as she details her experiences competing at NBO Toronto, we recap Cincinnati and look ahead at the US Open
44 min
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NBO Day 7 - Tournament Wrap up + NBO Ball Crew
We wrap up an incredible week of action from the National Bank Open, looking back on our favourite highlights of the event
43 min
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NBO Day 6 featuring Maria Sakkari
Maria Sakkari joins as a guest and we look at the upcoming weekend action from the National Bank Open!
20 min
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NBO Day 5 featuring Simona Halep
She is a two-time slam champion and former world no. 1! Simona Halep is our special guest on Match Point Canada.
30 min
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NBO Day 4 featuring Yulia Putintseva
Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan joins us on Match Point Canada, we look back at Serena's final match in Toronto and preview Day 4!
36 min
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NBO Day 3 featuring Belinda Bencic
Serena Williams announces an impending retirement, Belinda Bencic guest stars, and we break down great Canadian performances from the National Bank Open!
27 min
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NBO Day 2 featuring Bianca Andreescu
Canadian Bianca Andreescu returns to chat with Match Point Canada as we move on to Day 2 of the National Bank Open
24 min
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NBO Day 1 featuring Marie Bouzkova
Marie Bouzkova is our guest on the first episode of the week from Match Point Canada on site at the National Bank Open!
30 min
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NBO Day 1 - Marie Bouzkova
Marie Bouzkova is our guest on Day 1 of a week full of podcasts from the National Bank Open presented by Rogers
30 min
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NBO Pre-tournament interview with Karl Hale
11 min
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Episode 25 - Sharon Fichman
Canadian doubles player Sharon Fichman joins Match Point Canada
53 min
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Episode 24 - Wimbledon 2022 recap with James Gray
Journalist and Love Tennis podcast host James Gray joins us to recap the Wimbledon 2022 Championships
35 min
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Episode 23 - Wimbledon 2022 Week 1 Recap
Mike and Ben cover all of the action through the first week of Wimbledon 2022
35 min
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Episode 22 - 2022 Wimbledon Preview with Christ...
We preview the 2022 Wimbledon Championships as NY Times Correspondent Christopher Clarey joins us to break down the action
48 min
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Episode 21 - Tumaini Carayol and the Grass Cour...
Journalist of the Guardian, Tumaini Carayol joins Match Point Canada as they look at all the grass court storylines with Wimbledon just around the corner
45 min
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Episode 20 - Carson Branstine
Canadian tennis player Carson Branstine joins Mike of Match Point Canada to update her collegiate career at Texas A&M
28 min
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Episode 19 - 2022 Roland Garros Recap
Ben and Mike recap victories from Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek at the 2022 French Open, and take a glimpse ahead at the grass court season
27 min
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Episode 18 - 2022 Roland Garros Mid Tournament ...
We check in through one week of action at Roland Garros, as Leylah Annie Fernandez charges into the quarterfinals. We also await Nadal vs. Djokovic....
24 min
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Episode 17 - Steve Weissman + Roland Garros Pre...
Tennis Channel Live host Steve Weissman guest stars on Match Point Canada, while commentator Abigail Johnson steps in to co-host and break down the field at Roland Garros
62 min
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Episode 16 - Rob Koenig
Former player and commentator Rob Koenig joins this week's episode of Match Point Canada
59 min
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Episode 15 - 2022 Madrid Open
We look back at Madrid action and a doubles title from Gaby Dabrowski and Giuliana Olmos, Ons Jabeur's trophy, and more history setting from Carlos Alcaraz
31 min
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Episode 14 - Erin Routliffe
New Zealander/Canadian Erin Routliffe joins us on Match Point Canada! We also recap action from Stuttgart, Barcelona, and Belgrade
47 min
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Special Interview with Bianca Andreescu
Canadian Bianca Andreescu chats with Match Point Canada after her return to the tour from a near 7 month layoff
6 min
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Episode 13 - Andreea Prisacariu
Romanian tennis player Andreaa Prisacariu joins Match Point Canada
56 min
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Interview with Francoise Abanda
Francoise Abanda chats with Mike of Match Point Canada as Canada gears up to compete against Latvia in their Billie Jean King Cup qualifier
10 min
48
Exclusive Interview with Heidi El Tabakh
Billie Jean King Cup captain Heidi El Tabakh joins Ben of Match Point Canada ahead of Canada's tie with Latvia
9 min
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Episode 12 - Mike Cation
Tennis broadcaster Mike Cation joins Match Point Canada to discuss his background in the sport and experiences covering the ATP Challenger circuit
67 min
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Episode 11 - 2022 Miami Open recap
Iga Swiatek and Carlos Alcaraz both produced historic titles at the 2022 Miami Open. We recap all the action on our latest episode of Match Point Canada!
35 min
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Episode 10 - Rob Steckley and Ash Barty's retir...
Canadian tennis coach and charismatic personality Rob Steckley returns to chat with Match Point Canada. We also react to Ash Barty's stunning retirement, and week one from the Miami Open.
58 min
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Episode 9 - 2022 Indian Wells Recap with Blair ...
Charismatic host and reporter Blair Henley joins us on our latest episode to recap all the action at the 2022 BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells
66 min
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Episode 8 - Leylah Annie and Bianca Jolie Ferna...
Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez repeated as champion at the Monterrey Open. Her and sister Bianca Jolie join Match Point Canada for a special interview. We also discuss Canada's loss in Davis Cup, and the upcoming BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells
45 min
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Episode 7 - Prakash Amritraj
Tennis Channel presenter Prakash Amritraj is our special guest this week. Meanwhile we cover all the action from Acapulco, Dubai, and Doha with Stephen Boughton of The Slice as co-host
63 min
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Episode 6 - Carol Zhao
Canadian tennis player Carol Zhao joins Match Point Canada for a chat, while Felix Auger-Aliassime makes another ATP singles final
41 min
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Episode 5 - Felix's first singles title and an ...
Felix Auger-Aliassime captured his first career singles title winning the Rotterdam Open. Canadian Vasek Pospisil joined us for a chat from the Dallas Open.
48 min
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Interview with Canadian juniors Victoria Mboko ...
Ben Lewis of Match Point Canada chats with Canadians Victoria Mboko and Kayla Cross, who reached the finals of the Australian Open in junior girl's doubles
12 min
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Episode 4 - 2022 Australian Open Recap
We recap all of the action and historic titles from Rafael Nadal and Ash Barty at the 2022 Australian Open
49 min
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Episode 3 - Daniela Hantuchova and the 2022 Aus...
Former world number five and 2008 Australian Open semifinalist Daniela Hantuchova joins this week's episode of Match Point Canada.
51 min
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Episode 2 - 2022 Australian Open Preview featur...
Belinda Bencic is our special guest this week on our latest episode of Match Point Canada. We also give a full Australian Open preview of the men's and women's field!
54 min
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Episode 1 - Rennae Stubbs and Canada's ATP Cup ...
Canada earns an historic 2022 ATP Cup victory, while former doubles champion and commentator Rennae Stubbs joins to discuss all the action Down Under, including Novak Djokovic's battle with Australia
52 min
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Exclusive Interview with Leylah Annie Fernandez
US Open finalist Leylah Annie Fernandez joins Match Point Canada to chat ahead of her 2022 season
13 min
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Episode 44 - 2021 Season Recap featuring Tennis...
Tennis Canada CEO Michael Downey is our guest and we give a full recap of the 2021 season, featuring our favourite Canadian highlights
77 min
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Interview with Canadian tennis player Liam Draxl
Canadian tennis player Liam Draxl speaks with Ben of Match Point Canada following his first career ITF singles titles in Cancun, Mexico
19 min
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Episode 43 - Felix Auger-Aliassime
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime joins this week's episode of Match Point Canada, on the heels of his great 2021 campaign
40 min
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Exclusive Interview with Frank Dancevic
Canada's Davis Cup captain Frank Dancevic joins Match Point Canada from Madrid
12 min
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Episode 42 - Davis Cup Finals Preview with Bray...
Canadian tennis player Brayden Schnur joins us on Match Point Canada as we preview the 2021 Davis Cup FInals from Madrid
32 min
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Episode 41 - WTA and ATP Finals recap with Nina...
Nina Pantic of Universal Tennis joins us as we look back at the ATP and WTA Finals. We also review the new blockbuster film King Richard, and cover the latest events involving Peng Shuai
35 min
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Episode 40 - Ariana Arsenault
Canadian and collegiate tennis player Ariana Arsenault joins Match Point Canada to speak about her career, we check in on the WTA and ATP Finals, and look back at the Stockholm Open
52 min
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Episode 39 - Alexis Galarneau and the Paris Mas...
Canadian tennis player Alexis Galarneau joins Match Point Canada, we recap another historic title from Novak Djokovic at the Paris Masters, and look back at the Billie Jean King Cup
44 min
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Carol Zhao from the Billie Jean King Cup Finals
We speak with Canadian tennis player Carol Zhao from the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Prague
5 min
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Rebecca Marino from the Billie Jean King Cup Fi...
4 min
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Episode 38 - BJK Cup Preview with Sylvain Brune...
Interim captain Sylvain Bruneau and former player Marie-Eve Pelletier join Match Point Canada ahead of the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Prague
42 min
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Episode 37 - Indian Wells 2021 with Steve Weiss...
Tennis Channel host Steve Weissman and super fan Lawanda Watts guest star on the latest episode of Match Point Canada
57 min
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Episode 36 - Chair umpire Marija Cicak
Top chair umpire Marija Cicak joins this week's episode of Match Point Canada
36 min
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Episode 35 - Laver Cup 2021 and Amanda Anisimova
We recap Team Europe's victory over Team World at the Laver Cup, action around the ATP and WTA, and also share an interview from Montreal with American Amanda Anisimova
38 min
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Episode 34 - 2021 US Open Recap
We recap an historic 2021 US Open that featured a surprise qualifier win her first career major, and Daniil Medvedev spoil Novak Djokovic's quest for a calendar slam
34 min
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Exclusive Interview with Leylah Fernandez
Canadian Leylah Fernandez joins Match Point Canada after advancing to the semifinals of the US Open
11 min
79
Episode 33 - US Open Week 1 featuring gold meda...
We recap a fantastic first week of tennis from the 2021 US Open and also speak to gold medalist in Canadian women's soccer, Evelyne Viens!
43 min
80
Episode 32 - US Open Preview with guests Chris ...
We have a full 2021 US Open preview, chat with author Chris Clarey about his new book on Roger Federer, and speak with wheelchair tennis star Rob Shaw who's representing Canada at the Paralympics in Tokyo
58 min
81
Episode 31 - Petra Kvitova and the Western & So...
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joins us as a guest, and we also recap all the action from the Western & Southern Open!
41 min
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National Bank Open Day 7 - Tournament Recap
Mike and Ben recap all of the action from the National Bank Open in Toronto and Montreal
24 min
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Exclusive Interview with Karolina Pliskova
Recent Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova joins Match Point Canada for an exclusive interview
5 min
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National Bank Open Day 6 - Stefanos Tsitsipas
World no. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas joins us on Match Point Canada from the National Bank Open in Toronto
23 min
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National Bank Open Day 5 - Coco Gauff
American tennis star Coco Gauff is our guest on today's episode of Match Point Canada
24 min
86
National Bank Open Day 4 - Karen Khachanov
Russian tennis star Karen Khachanov is our guest on Match Point Canada
27 min
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Exclusive Interview with Donna Vekic
Mike McIntyre speaks with WTA player Donna Vekic
5 min
88
National Bank Open Day 3 - Andrey Rublev
Andrey Rublev is our guest and we discuss all the latest action from the National Bank Open!
32 min
89
National Bank Open Day 2 - Casper Ruud
ATP star Casper Ruud is our guest ahead of Day 2 of the National Bank Open
36 min
90
National Bank Open Day 1 - Brayden Schnur
We prepare fans for Day 1 of the National Bank Open, while Canadian Brayden Schnur joins us to discuss qualifying for the event
32 min
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Episode 30 - 2021 National Bank Open Preview
Tournament Director Karl Hale and doubles player Sharon Fichman join us as guests as we preview the National Bank Open presented by Rogers!
58 min
92
Episode 29 - Daniel Nestor
Canadian doubles legend Daniel Nestor joins us on this week's episode of Match Point Canada
38 min
93
Episode 28 - Vasek Pospisil and Tennis Canada C...
Canadian tennis player Vasek Pospisil joins us to discuss his 2021 season, while Tennis Canada CEO Michael Downey updates the National Bank Open
25 min
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Episode 27 - Wimbledon 2021 recap with Nina Pan...
Novak Djokovic and Ash Barty capture major titles from the All England Club! Nina Pantic of Universal Tennis joins us to recap all of the action from the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
36 min
95
Episode 26 - Wimbledon Week 1 with Eleanor Croo...
Tennis correspondent Eleanor Crooks joins us to recap the first week of Wimbledon while shoe expert Zach Thomas breaks down all the slips and slides we've seen on the grass
48 min
96
Episode 25 - 2021 Wimbledon Preview with Game T...
Ben and JG of the Game To Love Podcast join Match Point Canada to preview all the action that lies ahead at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships
60 min
97
Episode 24 - Grass Court Swing with Blair Henley
Host Blair Henley joins us on Match Point Canada to discuss all the top storylines with Wimbledon around the corner
36 min
98
Episode 23 - 2021 Roland Garros Recap
We recap the 2021 French Open, discuss another final from Felix Auger-Aliassime and get ready for grass court tennis
32 min
99
Episode 22 - Mary Joe Fernandez and Roland Garr...
Former player and commentator Mary Joe Fernandez joins Match Point Canada to discuss action from Roland Garros and great moments of her career.
52 min
100
Episode 21 - Roland Garros Preview and Jennifer...
We give a full preview of the 2021 French Open, and Chair of the Board at Tennis Canada Jennifer Bishop joins us to discuss a new gender equality strategy
55 min