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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Blake’s Fast Fall
A year ago, James Blake was ranked in the Top 25. Now, he's outside the Top 100. We discuss the American's sudden plight.
13 min
502
Weekend in Review
It was a great weekend for Andy Murray and Kim Clijsters. It wasn't so great for fans watching them on TV. We discuss both in the latest podcast.
16 min
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Looking Down the Road
The Williams sisters committed to the Fed Cup final, but should we believe them? Plus, thoughts on Roger shooting for 20 Slams.
14 min
504
Sveta and David Return
Svetlana Kuznetsova and David Nalbandian came out of nowhere to win tournaments last week. Can either player keep it going at the bigger events?
17 min
505
Reading the Maple Leaves
The ATP's biggest names return to action next week in Toronto. We look ahead to this important U.S. Open tune-up.
18 min
506
California Love
From the Bryan brothers' record-setting performance to fantastic finals by Querrey and Azarenka, there was a lot to like out West.
20 min
507
Federer’s New Coach
After two consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal losses, Roger Federer hired Paul Annacone as coach. We discuss the move.
17 min
508
Open Season
With Serena and Justine out for the summer events, who will take advantage on the WTA tour?
15 min
509
Welcome Back, Atlanta
As the ATP tour returns to Atlanta, we discuss the state of Andy Roddick's game and tennis' television arrangements. Plus, a word on Nicole Vaidisova.
17 min
510
The Dog Days of Summer
There's a bit of a break until the next Slam, but the tours haven't stopped chugging along. Plus, is Novak Djokovic ready to break through - again?
17 min
511
Best Ever?
We discuss Serena's status on the greatest-ever list, Rafa's brilliance on grass and the upcoming Davis Cup matchups.
22 min
512
Looking at the Last Eight
The possibility of a fifth all-Williams Wimbledon final on went out the window Tuesday when Tsvetana Pironkova defeated Venus Williams in straight sets in the quarterfinals. We discuss the state of the women's game and look ahead to the men's quarters.
11 min
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Making History
The new longest match in tennis history should hold that title for a long time. We take a look at John Isner and Nicolas Mahut's 11-hour, three-day marathon and discuss whether Wimbledon should implement fifth-set tiebreakers.
12 min
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Wimbledon Preview
Rafa's return to the All England Club means a Federer-Nadal final, right? And can anyone prevent another all-Williams showdown? We break down the men's and women's Wimbledon draws.
22 min
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Querrey Takes Queen’s
Sam Querrey's triumph at Queen's Club gave American tennis fans another reason to hope, while Roger Federer's loss in Halle gave his fans another reason to worry. We discuss what's next on grass.
15 min
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Turf Talk
Andy Roddick, a king of Queen's Club, bowed out early in this year's Wimbledon tune-up. We discuss his game, Andy Murray's chances at SW19, and more.
11 min
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French Finals: Final Look
Schiavone stunned Stosur, while Rafa rocked Robin. We review this year's French Open finals and look ahead to what's next.
14 min
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French Final Forecast
Robin and Rafa meet again in Paris, this time at the end. On the women's side, a new champion will be crowned. Listen and see who our editors think will go all the way at the French.
11 min
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Surprising Semis
The final foursomes at the French don't include Federer, Serena or Venus – not that the remaining players seem to mind. We preview the men's and women's semifinal matches at Roland Garros.
20 min
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Rain and Roland Garros
With the French Open underway, the gang discusses the good (Andy Roddick, John Isner), the bad (the rain) and the ugly (Sam Querrey) of week one.
17 min
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French Open Preview
With the Roland Garros brackets out, the gang breaks down the men's and women's tournaments.
23 min
522
Madrid in Review
Rafael Nadal showed us – once again – that he's the King of Clay, while Aravane Rezai came through with her first major victory.
19 min
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Spanish Stunners Assessing the damage after a c...
Henin, Sharapova, Wozniacki, Serena... almost. The women's draw in Madrid has already been decimated. What's in store on the men's side?
24 min
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The U.S. wins big, Hot Sauce reigns, and Roger ...
The gang talks about the U.S. Fed Cup team's big win against Russia, previews the Rome Masters and wonders if Federer needs to beat Nadal at the French to truly complete his resume.
24 min
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Rafa, the King of Clay In Monte Carlo: Rafael N...
Rafael Nadal kick-starts the European clay-court season with a dominating performance in Monte Carlo. Watch your back, Roger. PLUS: Why women's tennis needs Victoria Azarenka.
21 min
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Outlaw Odesnik vs. “Refuse to Lose” Querrey We ...
Sam Querrey said he refused to lose. His opponent pulled out a few tricks of his own. It all made for an engrossing Houston semifinal. Plus we preview the men's Masters in Monte Carlo.
23 min
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Report Cards: We hand out grades for best (and ...
With Peter Bodo back from Miami, the gang reviews Andy Roddick's inspired title run and then hands out grades for the best (and worst) performances so far this season. Who earned the top marks? Listen here.
26 min
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Roddick vs. Rafa, Federer’s “issues” & Kardashi...
We're back, previewing Rafa vs. Roddick, wondering why Federer's game has “issues” (and why a certain celeb doesn't know who he is) and debating the recent Davis Cup controversy.
19 min
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MAILBAG EDITION: Your questions, our answers. P...
Your questions, our answers (including that sticky one about the Hall of Fame). Steve and James also recap the action in Miami, from Rafa's big win to Murray's debacle.
23 min
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Miami Preview: March Madness continues as we pr...
After the chaos in Indian Wells, the tours head to Miami. With Serena and Maria MIA, the women's title is up for grabs. On the men's side, Roger and Rafa could face off in the final, but there are plenty of bracket busters lurking in every round.
26 min
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Road to Final Four: We preview the big matches ...
It's been a chaotic tournament in Indian Wells. The women's draw is in tatters, Djokovic continues to mystify, and Federer continues his poor form in Masters events. After breaking it all down, we preview the big matches heading into the weekend.
18 min
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IW Bracket Busters: Can we expect a Roger vs. R...
We break down the men's and women's draws at Indian Wells. Will Roger Federer be fully fit and meet Nadal in the final? Will we get the anticipated showdown between Americans John Isner vs. Sam Querrey? The Belgians are looking strong, but can Sharapova a
23 min
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Loco Djoko: Novak Djokovic helped Serbia clinc...
The U.S. vs. Serbia tie produced plenty of drama thanks to The Djoker, who proved once again that the man's got more moods than Sybil. And the big man, John Isner, proved once again that he's quickly becoming the most dangerous player on tour.
23 min
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MURRAY GATE: Did the Scot cross the line in Dubai?
Questions, questions: Did Andy Murray cross the line in Dubai? Will Roger Federer play Indian Wells (we've got the inside word)? And does the Hall of Fame matter?
21 min
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Advantage, lefty? Would Rafa beat Roger if he ...
The gang tackles it all: Ana vs. Anna, Roger vs. Rafa, then asks if it's underhanded to hit the underhanded serve.
27 min
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Weekly round-up Federer down, Nadal up, and a ...
The gang discusses the big news: Federer says he has a lung infection, Nadal says he¹s almost fully fit, Venus notches a win for the old guard and the ATP scores a new global (hiccup) sponsor (hiccup).
19 min
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Mailbag Edition: Your questions, our answers—as...
Join TENNIS.com editor-in-chief James Martin and senior editors Peter Bodo and Steve Tignor as they field your questions about drug testing, Ana Ivanovic's decision to pose for the SI Swimsuit issue, and more.
18 min
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TENNIS.com Podcast: Attention Fed fans—Does the...
The gang talks about two legendary players, Roger and Pete, and one legendary ladies' man, Marat Safin, who¹s come out of retirement. Sort of.
24 min
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TENNIS.com Podcast: It’s Ladies’ Day at the pod
The gang discusses Melanie Oudin's big Fed Cup wins, Ana Ivanovic's Fed Cup debacle and why the brands continue to throw major coin her way.
22 min
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TENNIS.com: The gang answers the big questions ...
Is Federer benefiting from weak competition? Does anyone think the Williams sisters should have played Fed Cup? We've got the answers.
24 min
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TENNIS.com: Wrapping up the highs and lows of t...
The gang reviews Federer's 16th major, Serena's continued Grand Slam dominance and the biggest disappointment Down Under
21 min
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TENNIS.com: The Australian Open finals
The gang previews the two big weekend matches, Justine Henin vs. Serena Williams, and Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray.
17 min
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TENNIS.com: At the Aussie Open Murray rolls and...
Andy Murray looks to be the favorite to reach the Australian Open final. And will anyone call out Justine Henin for receiving illegal coaching?
23 min
544
Australian Open: Weekend Preview
With Clijsters out, Serena Williams is the favorite to win Down Under—again.
19 min
545
Aussie Open Special
What does Maria Sharapova's loss mean for her season? PLUS: Why Roger and Rafa will stumble before the final.
18 min
546
Justine In! Henin Returns
We break down the epic match between Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters. Plus, why Andy Roddick bailed on the Davis Cup.
16 min
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The Most Memorable Moments of 2009
The gang ticks off its best moments of the year, and then gets ticked off over the "Athlete of the Year" award.
17 min
548
Wrapping up the Davis Cup final, plus the Tiger...
James Martin, Steve Tignor, and Peter Bodo discuss Spain's triumph in the Davis Cup and tell you why tennis beats golf once again
14 min
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World Tour Finals Wrap-up
TENNIS.com editor James Martin is joined by Steve Tignor and Peter Bodo to break down the action from the Barclay's World Tour Final, plus preview the Davis Cup final.
15 min
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Previewing the ATP World Tour Finals
Join the editors of TENNIS.com as they preview the upcoming action in London for the men's season-ending World Tour Finals, Nov. 22-29. Will Federer end the year as the No. 1 player? Will Nadal or Djokovic spoil his run? All the answers are here.
16 min
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Andre Agassi’s Revelations
Join host James Martin, Editor-in-Chief of TENNIS.com, along with TENNIS.com's Contributing Editor panelists Peter Bodo and Steve Tignor as they discuss the recent issues surrounding Andre Agassi and the revelations in his upcoming book.
20 min