The Tennis Files Podcast

Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files (tennisfiles.com) is committed to helping you improve your tennis game. He will uncover the best strategies, training methods, mental attitudes, and techniques that will enable you to reach your tennis potential. Mehrban will interview the top minds in tennis on The Tennis Files Podcast, including professional and elite tennis players, coaches, trainers, authors, and other tennis experts. Tennis is a demanding and complex sport which requires hard work, consistency, problem solving, and the determination to reach your tennis goals. Mehrban will find the answers to your tennis problems so you can break through your struggles and become a better tennis player.

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TFP 026: 2016 Citi Open Recap with Mulumba from...
On today’s episode, Mulumba from Tennis Column and I discuss the 2016 Citi Open championship matches and recap our thoughts about the players’ performances.  This year’s tournament brought us a lot of fantastic matches and showcased the talents of many...
78 min
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TFP 025: 2016 Citi Open – Day 2 Analysis with M...
On this episode, I spoke with Mulumba from Tennis Column about the action at the 2016 Citi Open up to the 2nd day of the main draw (Tuesday). I met Mulumba last year in the Citi Open media tent. It was the first time both of us reported on the event,
62 min
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TFP 024: Stephen Warboys – Playing Jimmy Connor...
My guest on today’s show is Stephen Warboys. Stephen became the #1 Junior player in the world and peaked at #73 on the ATP Tour. Throughout his career, Stephen has gone head-to-head against some of the biggest legends to ever play the game,
42 min
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TFP 023: Choosing the Right Coach for Your Tenn...
Today I spoke with Scott Baxter, CEO and Founder of PlayYourCourt.  Scott is a USPTA certified tennis coach with over 12 years of coaching experience.  He used his problem solving skills and passion for tennis to create a unique platform to help you fi...
37 min
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TFP 022: Taking Your Game to the Next Level wit...
I spoke with ATP Pro Junior Ore on Episode 22 of The Tennis Files Podcast.  I first met Junior at the Aspen Hill Club when he was 7 years old. Everyone at the club knew that he was a very unique talent who loved tennis and could make it to the highest ...
75 min
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TFP 021: My Experience Playing an ITF Futures T...
On today’s episode, I discuss my experience playing in my first professional tennis tournament, an ITF Futures event. Futures tournaments are where pros first earn ATP and WTA points to increase their rankings and gain entry into Challengers and eventu...
30 min
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TFP 020: Winning in Your 60s with World Champio...
Today I spoke with Dan Waldman, a world champion tennis player. Dan, who is 60 years old, regularly competes on the ITF Senior Circuit in national and international tennis tournaments, and has won several of them.
37 min
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TFP 019: 7 Reasons Why You Lose Tennis Matches
On today’s episode, I discuss 7 reasons that caused me to lose my match in a men’s open tournament this past weekend. Analyzing your losses and figuring out what to improve is one of the most important things you can do for your tennis game.
32 min
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TFP 018: How to Choose The Right Strings for Yo...
Today’s guest on The Tennis Files Podcast is master racquet technician Tim Strawn. Tim is the Executive Director of The International Alliance of Racquet Technicians. He has an extensive amount of stringing and racquet knowledge,
111 min
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TFP 017: Coaching the #3 Doubles Team in the Wo...
My guest today is my friend and ATP coach Othmane Garma.  Othmane coaches Treat Huey, who with Max Mirnyi, is the #3 doubles team in the world.  Treat is ranked #26 on the ATP doubles tour, and he spoke with me on Episode 7 of The Tennis Files Podcast....
91 min
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TFP 016: How Jesse Witten Took a Set off Djokov...
My guest today is ATP Pro Jesse Witten. Jesse has been ranked as high as #163 in the world and reached the 3rd round of the 2009 US Open, where he took a set off tennis superpower Novak Djokovic. Jesse has also played in the main draws of the French Op...
36 min
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TFP 015: Tennis Prodigy Sophie Chang on Turning...
Today’s guest is rising WTA tennis pro Sophie Chang.  At only 18 years of age, Sophie reached career high rankings of #569 in singles and #283 in doubles this week. Sophie is very well-spoken, intelligent, and mature beyond her years.
70 min
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TFP 014: Nutrition, Sleep, and Supplements with...
My guest today is Jeff Rothschild, a Registered Dietitian (RD) and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. Jeff’s clients include Mike Bryan, Stefan Kozlov,
94 min
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TFP 013: Formulating a Winning Game Plan Before...
Today I host a solo episode discussing an aspect of tennis that is widely ignored and severely underutilized: match strategy. Tennis players often play matches without thinking through the strategies and point patterns which will maximize their success...
29 min
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TFP 012: How the Universal Tennis Rating System...
On Episode 12 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dave Fish, coach of Harvard University Men’s Tennis, about the Universal Tennis Rating system (UTR). UTR provides tennis players worldwide a common scale to determine their level of play based on ...
69 min
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TFP 011: How Allistair McCaw Develops World-Cla...
Allistair McCaw is today’s guest on The Tennis Files Podcast. Allistair is a world class sports performance specialist and owner of The McCaw Method. He has trained some of the best tennis players in the world, including Kevin Anderson,
52 min
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TFP 010: How to Get a College Tennis Scholarshi...
On Episode 10 of TFP, I spoke with Doug Neagle, Head Coach of the Towson University Women’s Tennis Program. Doug talked me through the recruiting process, important rules that parents, coaches, and players must follow,
85 min
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TFP 009: Jason Jung on the Challenger Tour and ...
ATP Pro Jason Jung is ranked #245 in the world. He is a regular on the Challenger Tour and is working hard to make the main draws of ATP and Grand Slam events. Jason spoke with me about his junior career, college tennis,
40 min
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TFP 008: Life on the Futures Tour with Tennis P...
ATP Pro Collin Johns talks about his experiences playing on the Futures Tour. Futures events are lower-tier professional tournaments where tennis players grind out wins to move up in the rankings. Collin has picked up ATP points in Futures events all o...
42 min
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TFP 007: How Treat Huey Became a Top-Ranked Dou...
Treat Huey, ranked #30 in the world on the ATP doubles tour, is my guest on today’s episode of The Tennis Files Podcast.
41 min
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TFP 006: Simplify Your Tennis Technique with To...
Tomaz Mencinger from feeltennis.net shows us a simpler way to learn and play tennis more efficiently with his unique feel-based approach to the game.
66 min
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TFP 005: From South Africa to the ATP Tour with...
Today on TFP I spoke with Punch Maleka, former ATP professional.
64 min
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TFP 004: 10 Key Concepts for Tennis Success
Today on TFP I talk about 10 crucial concepts that every tennis player needs to understand and implement in order to maximize their tennis potential.
30 min
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TFP 003: How to Become an ATP Pro with Paul Har...
Our guest today is former ATP professional Paul Harsanyi. Paul talks us through his training, how he was able to rise to the professional level, and the key differences between the top-ranked players.
34 min
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TFP 001: The First Episode of The Tennis Files ...
On this episode, I introduce you to Tennis Files and the reason why I created it: to help you improve your tennis game. Since this is the first episode, I also give you some background on who I am, and my passion for tennis. I explain how TFP is unique from the other tennis podcasts, and speak about the benefits of playing tennis.
27 min