TENNIS.com Podcast

Introducing Kamau Murray as the new host of the Tennis.com Podcast. As a tennis coach and community leader, tune in each week to hear Kamau interview prolific guests and players, and discuss what really goes on behind the scenes of the tennis tour. 

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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Checki...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Checking in from Indian Wells
30 min
102
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Kevin ...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Kevin Anderson on sustainability in tennis
43 min
103
Nicole Gibbs opens up about depression, motivat...
"For all of the trolling we get on social media, I find it fascinating how positive and supportive people are when you talk about mental health issues."
36 min
104
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Former...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Former Player, Daily Show Correspondent Michael Kosta
38 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Rowan ...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Rowan Ricardo Phillips on the Year in Tennis in 2017
51 min
106
From Team Stephens and now Team Puig, Othmane “...
"You’ve got their back, that goes both ways for a male or female tennis player. You have to earn their trust in the beginning."
26 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Pam Sh...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Pam Shriver's Proposal for the USTA
40 min
108
Bjorn Fratangelo on embracing the grind
"I just try to do as well as I can every week and make the most of what I can and can’t control. I’ve learned a lot over the past year with how things have kind of gone and where my faults were."
32 min
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A look at the most memorable storylines from th...
TENNIS.com Podcast co-hosts Nina Pantic and Irina Falconi dissect the fortnight by pointing out the storylines that grabbed their attention.
25 min
110
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Martin...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Martin Blackman on the State of American Tennis
28 min
111
An in-depth chat with Madison Keys
"I have gotten to a point where if I don’t make make a quarter of a Slam or a tournament, it wasn’t good, and even then it’s still not great, it’s barely acceptable. So I’m pretty tough on myself."
32 min
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Beyond the Baseline with Jon Wertheim — Chris E...
At the start of the 2019 season ahead of the Australian Open, Chris Evert joins the Beyond the Baseline podcast and gives an update on her own life, including what it was like to attend the funeral of George H.W.
55 min
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Jarmere Jenkins on being part of Team Serena
"Being Serena—she doesn’t just wake up and she’s Serena. Every single day there's a purpose for the training, there’s an objective for the fitness—and she’s so much more than the tennis."
28 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Discus...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Discussing the 2019 ITF Transition Tour with Geoff Grant
54 min
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Living legend Nick Bollettieri on his humble be...
“In order to do what I’ve done, you have to be a little crazy. You can’t listen to people that say you can’t do it.”
36 min
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Sven Groeneveld on the art of coaching
"What kind of computer system am I running here—is it Apple or is it Microsoft? We need to speak the same language and the language of the player is more important than my language."
36 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Mike B...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Mike Bryan on Twin Brother Bob's Comeback, 2019 Season
46 min
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Kent Kinnear on life in Lake Nona and the futur...
"Tennis has been unbelievable to me—I've had the opportunities to experience it at a lot of different levels and places."
26 min
119
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Mary C...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Mary Carillo Talks 2019, New Davis Cup
63 min
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UTR’s Stephen Amritraj on the business side of...
"I think you’re essentially starting a business when you turn pro.”
31 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Jimmy ...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Jimmy Arias on Coaching Tennis's Next Generation
53 min
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Danielle Lao on pro life from the perspective ...
"I told myself, Danielle, if you can make a Grand Slam qualifying [draw] you are totally overachieving in life."
37 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — What W...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — What We'll Remember from the 2018 Season
31 min
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Alison Riske on taking part in the Fed Cup final
“In my experience, not even one week, it’s one match—if I’m able to get through that one match to give me the confidence back—honest to God, that’s usually all it takes to turn something around.”
38 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Taylor...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Taylor Fritz on Innovations in Tennis
24 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Reem A...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Reem Abulleil on Tennis in the Middle East
42 min
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Defending points, ranking drops and on-court co...
Tennis giveth, and tennis taketh away. The end of the season is finally in sight, and with so many players defending—or losing—huge chunks of points.
27 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Mats W...
Current Eurosport commentator and seven-time Grand Slam champion Wilander joins the podcast to discuss various tennis storylines, including Novak Djokovic’s resurgence this season and the obstacles he faced over the last year; Roger Federer’s 2018 seas...
42 min
129
Wheelchair champion Gordon Reid on the growth o...
Grand Slam champion Gordon Reid joins the podcast to talk about his career and the growth of wheelchair tennis.
31 min
130
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — WTA CE...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — WTA CEO Steve Simon
37 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Discus...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Discussing the Fall Season's Top Storylines
32 min
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Kevin Anderson on Laver Cup, college tennis and...
The podcast's Nina Pantic caught up with world No. 9 in Chicago.
28 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Paul A...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Paul Annacone on Laver Cup 2018
48 min
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Rod Laver on who he thinks the GOAT is
It's not every day you get to speak with one of the greatest players in the history of the sport.
25 min
135
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Canadi...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Canadian Doubles Specialist Daniel Nestor
40 min
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Former world No. 8 Mark Philippoussis on the ne...
He gives his thoughts on life after tennis, his latest work with the clothing company Jacques, playing Roger Federer and more.
49 min
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands on completing her comebac...
The 33-year-old talks about her philosophies on dealing with injuries, how she stays positive, her relationship with Wimbledon, how long she sees herself playing and more.
28 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Serena...
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim — Serena Williams, umpire Carlos Ramos and the 2018 US Open women's final
20 min
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Daniela Hantuchova on life after a successful o...
"It's beautiful when you close one door how many new ones open up."
22 min
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Andy Roddick on playing in New York as a home f...
The Hall of Famer also shares his opinion on the new Fan Voting initiative for the Class of '19.
24 min
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New mom Olga Govortsova on her return to the tour
"Before everybody was traveling with puppies, now everybody is traveling with babies." Nina and Irina introduce their first guest, former world No. 35 Olga Govortsova.
24 min
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Debunking the pressroom, Tsitsipas’ rise and US...
A lot goes on behind the scenes to get the story or video you're seeing after a match, so Nina and Irina break it all down from a reporter and player's perspective.
29 min
143
Montreal, Andy Murray’s emotions and sibling ri...
Rain in Washington forced six women to withdraw from Montreal—Is there a solution for that sort of chaos?
27 min
144
Drug tests, ranking anxiety and juggling mother...
What's it like to be drug tested on the WTA Tour? Ranking is everything, but what happens when you obsess over it too much?
24 min
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Taylor Swift, huge paychecks and college choices
What do Taylor Swift and World Team Tennis have in common? Was college tennis the right choice? Irina and Nina talk all things tennis.
29 min
146
An inside look at Wimbledon 2018
What's it like to play on Centre Court against Kerber? Why aren't there more grass events? Are children the key to longevity? Irina and Nina dive into those questions and a lot more after a wild Wimbledon 2018.
29 min
147
Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim: Nick Bo...
Wertheim and Bollettieri talk ahead of the premiere of the Showtime documentary, Love Means Zero, which focuses on Bollettieri's life and features interviews with his former students.
44 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim: Chanda ...
Just a few days after the French Open, host Jon Wertheim wraps up the tournament and discusses recent headlines with Chanda Rubin.
44 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim: Rennae ...
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Rennae Stubbs about the WTA tour and she shares insight on Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki and more.
37 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Werthiem: Rising ...
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Danielle Collins, who has surged into the top 50 in the WTA rankings.​
39 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim: Chris N...
On this episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Chris Nashawaty, a movie critic for Entertainment Weekly and author of the new book, Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story.
39 min
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Beyond the Baseline, with Jon Wertheim: Jake El...
Tennis player and Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott joins the podcast fresh off his Super Bowl LII championship.
35 min
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Beyond the Baseline with John Wertheim: Wrappin...
Host Jon Wertheim talks with SI.com tennis editor Jamie Lisanti about the 2018 Australian Open and the implications the results will have on the coming weeks of tennis.
41 min
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Beyond the Baseline with Jon Wertheim: Mary Car...
On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines with tennis commentary and exclusive interviews with the top players and newsmakers on the ATP and WTA
62 min
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Pre-U.S. Open Potpourri
Steve Tignor has covered plenty of ground over the last week. On the TENNIS.com Podcast, we dig into each of his posts in greater detail.
35 min
156
Catching Up Before Canada
Steve and Ed are back after a bit of summer vacation to discuss the biggest stories in the sport.
29 min
157
Tennis in 10, Wimbledon Semifinals
In Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza and Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic we have two Wimbledon finals with much in common. Ed McGrogan looks back at how the fortnight's final four got here, and what we can expect over the weekend.
12 min
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Tennis in 10, Wimbledon Quarterfinals
The semis are set—and there are certainly some surprises. Ed McGrogan discusses Andy Murray's shortcomings, Simona Halep's exit and CoCo Vandeweghe's flop, and then focuses on the survivors.
11 min
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Tennis in 10, “Manic Monday” Review
Wimbledon's fourth-round extravaganza lived up to its nickname, with some great early women's matches, including Garbine Muguruza's win over top seed Angelique Kerber, and a number of five-setters on the men's side.
15 min
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Tennis in 30, “Memorable Monday” Mega Preview
The first Monday of Wimbledon is hotly anticipated, but the second Monday may be even better. Ed McGrogan breaks down all 16 fourth-round matches in an extended Tennis in 10 Podcast.
30 min
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Tennis in 10, Wimbledon Day 5
An entertaining day of play at the All England Club has given us some tantalizing fourth-round matches, including Azarenka vs. Halep and Ostapenko vs. Svitolina. Ed McGrogan recaps Friday and looks ahead to what's next in SW19.
10 min
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Tennis in 10: Wimbledon, Day 2 in Review
After a satisfying feast for fans on Day 1, Wimbledon served up a rare dud on Tuesday. We discuss one of the sport's biggest problems—retirements—and go through the mostly drama-free matches that went to a full conclusion.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, Wimbledon Day 2
Opening day at the All England Club gave us much to discuss, which Ed McGrogan does in under 10 minutes.
11 min
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Tennis In 10: Wimbledon, Day 1
One of tennis' most anticipated days is here: opening day at the All England Club. Ed McGrogan breaks down Monday's must-see matches, and the tournament as a whole.
10 min
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Turf Talk: Considering the tours as Wimbledon b...
Grass, tennis' most unpredictable surface, is a fitting battleground for what may be a chaotic Wimbledon. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan give their thoughts on the game after Roland Garros.
29 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 15: La Decimation...
What more can be said about Rafa at Roland Garros? Ed McGrogan tries his best, in less than 10 minutes.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 14: Jelena Ostape...
Just 20 years old, the Latvian struck 54 winners and staged a major comeback on one of the sport's grandest stages to win her first title—and it's a big one. Ed McGrogan breaks it down in under 10 minutes.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 13: Nadal and Waw...
Will we get a great men's final? Ed McGrogan considers the match-up between Rafa, the in-form nine-time champion, and Stan, the forever dangerous underdog. Plus: stay until the end of the podcast for a special guest appearance.
9 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 12: Simona Halep ...
Thursday's semifinals have given us a fascinating final to consider at Roland Garros.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 11: Nole goes dow...
Novak Djokovic's reign as Roland Garros champion came to a shocking end, Simona Halep mounted a stunning comeback, and my must-see quarterfinal was a cover-your-eyes dud. It was a busy and pivotal day in Paris, which Ed McGrogan recaps in under 10 minutes
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 10
Only two matches were completed on a rainy Tuesday at Roland Garros, but both were significant. Ed McGrogan discusses Timea Bacsinszky's return to the French Open semifinals and Jelena Ostapenko's latest victory over Caroline Wozniacki.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 9
The quarterfinals are set at Roland Garros. Cilic vs. Wawrinka; Halep vs. Svitolina; Garcia vs. Pliskova—which players do you think will emerge? Ed McGrogan gives his thoughts on today's report.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 8
There will be a first-time Grand Slam champion at this year's French Open. And that's a good thing. Ed McGrogan breaks down a women's draw brimming with opportunity, and the latest runs of red-clay success by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 7
Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka were two of Saturday's big winners—not only did they win against potentially troublesome opponents, but they got their matches in before rain halted play for good. In addition, France is guaranteed a quarterfinalist thanks to
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 6
From Novak Djokovic's five-set scare to some extremely competitive women's matches, the first day of third-round play delivered the entertainment value we've come to expect from the Slams. Ed McGrogan recaps a great Day 6—all in under 10 minutes.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 5
We're into the third round at Roland Garros, where Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro will collide. Both men were tested on Day 5, as were three Top 10 seeds on the women's side. Ed McGrogan runs it down, and looks ahead on Friday's play, in under 10 m
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 4
Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams didn't come into the French Open with much momentum, but a decimated draw has given their title chances a boost. We discuss their second-round wins, Wednesday's other notable results and look ahead to Day 5—all in less
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 3
Aside from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's tightrope walk against Renzo Olivo, the first round of play is over—and not a moment too soon. We look ahead to the second round of play in Paris and bid adieu to Alexander Zverev, whose stay at Roland Garros was a brief on
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 2
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal rolled in their Roland Garros openers, leaving the Memorial Day drama to Americans Jennifer Brady and Donald Young. Ed McGrogan breaks down the day of play in Paris in under 10 minutes.
10 min
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Tennis in 10, French Open Day 1
On this special podcast—pojdcast?—Ed McGrogan runs down Petra Kvitova's feel-good victory, Angelique Kerber's desultory defeat and the rest of the opening day's happenings at Roland Garros. All in under 10 minutes.
10 min
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What to make of the WTA?
With Serena out—and, for now, Maria, Vika and Petra on the outside—there's more uncertainty in the women's game than ever. We take a deep dive into the WTA to assess the landscape, determine French Open favorites and predict the tour's future.
27 min
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Special: Tennis Channel’s Jon Wertheim on his u...
A group of Americans recently traveled to Cuba for the first work project in decades: repairing dilapidated tennis courts at the National Tennis Center in Havana. Having traveled the globe for feature reporting for Sports Illustrated, Wertheim explains h
16 min
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A Tradition Unlike Any Other: The Miami Masters...
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the new dynamic of the Roger-Rafa rivalry, Nick Kyrgios' renewed sense of purpose, Miami champion Johanna Konta and runner-up Caroline Wozniacki, plus this week's tennis in Charleston and around the world in Davis Cup.
35 min
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March Madness: Roger Federer and Elena Vesnina ...
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan reconvene to recap a busy BNP Paribas Open and look ahead to the Miami Open. Plus, a discussion about what went wrong for the sport after Sunday's long WTA final in Indian Wells.
34 min
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Finally, Ryan Harrison
The well-spoken and very talented American claimed a long-awaited first title—and he's still just 24. We discuss his winning in Memphis, Karolina Pliskova and Roger Federer, who will apparently play through 2019.
21 min
186
Catching Up With Fed and Davis Cup
Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor discuss the recently completed first rounds of each international team competition, and look at what's happened on the tours in February.
25 min
187
After Australia, The Slam We Won’t Soon Forget
The season's first major gave us Serena's 23rd Slam—at the expense of her sister—Dimitrov's revival, CoCo's breakthrough and, perhaps, Federer's greatest win ever. We discuss it all.
32 min
188
Survivor: Australia
What a week in Melbourne. It's time to recap it all, and project our favorite potential finals, in the podcast.
28 min
189
Australian Open Special: Dissecting the draws
We parse each quarter of both Down Under draws—it's a grand preview you won't want to miss.
44 min
190
Week 2: Let the analysis and knee-jerk reaction...
How much stock should we put into Grigor Dimitrov's opening-week triumph, Novak Djokovic's win over Andy Murray, and Angelique Kerber's pair of January losses? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan give their thoughts.
20 min
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Week 1: Are you ready?
Ready or not, a new season is here. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan assess a now-healthy Big Four in the ATP, and consider how all the major off-court developments in the WTA will affect the tour's top contenders.
21 min
192
Discussing the Davis Cup Final, and the last ac...
Argentina, forever a bridesmaid in Davis Cup, gets another shot against Croatia. We preview the final matches of the tennis season and consider the ramifications of the ATP World Tour Finals.'
26 min
193
11th Month, 11th Hour
While Andy Murray became No. 1, Jack Sock and John Isner ended their years on high notes. We discuss Paris, and look ahead to the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
24 min
194
Final Thoughts on Kyrgios; First Look at WTA Fi...
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan dig into a busy week of tennis news, on and off the court.
22 min
195
Sharapova’s Suspension Reduced; WTA CEO Speaks ...
It's been a very interesting week off the court. We discuss three hot-button issues surrounding the game.
31 min
196
Focusing on the Fall
What does the post-U.S. Open season mean for Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Angelique Kerber and other top tour names? Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor reconvene to discuss the remainder of the tennis calendar.
29 min
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Tennis in 10: Previewing the U.S. Open Finals
We're down to the final four players, and two compelling title matches. Ed McGrogan breaks down Pliskova vs. Kerber and Djokovic vs. Wawrinka.
10 min
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Tennis in 10: Women’s Final, Men’s Semifinals
Serena loses, Pliskova vs. Kerber, Nole's true test, Gaels great opportunity. Ed Mcgrogan breaks it all down from the U.S. Open
10 min
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Tennis in 10: Novak Djokovic’s Return; Caroline...
After a day of less-than-compelling quarterfinals, Ed McGrogan considers what's next at the U.S. Open for the victors.
10 min
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Tennis in 10: Assessing the U.S. Open Quarterfi...
Agnieszka Radwanska's surprising loss means Ana Konjuh is into the final eight. How far can she go, and what about the men's draw?
10 min