The Tennis Files Podcast

Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files ( 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.

Health & Fitness
TFP 121: Michael Russell - The Grittiest Player...
On Episode 121 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Michael Russell, former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, about the grittiest player in history.
52 min
TFP 120: The 21 Habits of Winning Tennis Players
On Episode 120 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the 21 habits of winning tennis players.
48 min
TFP 119: Tennis Fitness Fundamentals with Natha...
On Episode 119 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with fitness expert Nathan Martin about the fundamentals of tennis fitness.
63 min
TFP 118: How Discipline and Work Ethic Unlocked...
On Episode 118 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with South Korea’s Daniel Yoo, a former ATP Pro, about how his commitment to discipline and work ethic unlocked his dreams of becoming a professional tennis player.
78 min
TFP 117: Q&A Edition - Playing Serve and Volley...
On Episode 117 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I am back to answering questions that I received from our fellow tennis players about playing against serve and volleyers and counterpunchers, maintaining fitness and improving movement, controlling power on our strokes, hitting faster serves and more!
44 min
TFP 116: How to Break Bad Habits with Peter Fre...
On Episode 116 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with the founder of Crunch Time Coaching, Peter Freeman, about how to break bad habits that are limiting you from reaching your true tennis potential.
39 min
TFP 115: How to Develop Champions in a Non Acad...
On Episode 115 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, Todd Widom, about how he has been able to develop elite junior players in a non-academy setting.
110 min
TFP 114: How to Become a Tennis Journalist and ...
On Episode 114 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with journalist and podcast host Nina Pantic about how she transitioned from an elite tennis player to a career in the world of tennis media.
71 min
TFP 113: Nick Bollettieri — How to Achieve Your...
On Episode 113 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with legendary coach Nick Bollettieri about how to achieve your dreams and help those around you reach their true potential.
30 min
TFP 112: How to Level Up Your Coaching Career w...
On Episode 112 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with WTA Tour coach and tennis analyst Marc Lucero about how he went from law-school dropout to coaching and commentating at the highest levels of the game.
77 min
TFP 111: How to Survive and Thrive on the WTA T...
On Episode 111 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with WTA Pro Alexandra Mueller about her rise to the pro tour at a young age, singles and doubles tips to improve your game, the ups and downs of life on the tour, and more!
87 min
TFP 110: The 5 Biggest Mistakes of My Tennis Ca...
On Episode 110 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I discuss the five biggest mistakes that I've made throughout my tennis career.
27 min
TFP 109: Advice From the Pros Featuring Donald ...
On Episode 109 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pros Donald Young and Marcelo Melo about their greatest lessons learned on tour, what makes them world-class athletes, and keys tips to play your best tennis.
46 min
TFP 108: How to Make a Successful Comeback From...
On Episode 108 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro and former UVA Ace Treat Huey about how he was able to make a successful comeback from tough injuries sustained while on tour, his greatest lessons learned as a collegiate and professional player, and key doubles tips for your tennis game.
61 min
TFP 107: Thai-Son Kwiatkowski — Pursuing Your ...
On Episode 107 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro and UVA standout Thai-Son Kwiatkowski about how he got into tennis, lessons learned in college and on the tour, and key tips for your tennis game.
25 min
TFP 106: Mental and Emotional Training for Tenn...
On Episode 106 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with tennis coach and positive youth development expert Dr. Peter Scales about the keys to improving our mental and emotional abilities so that we can become better tennis players.   Dr.
70 min
TFP 105: The Best Diet for Your Tennis Game wit...
On Episode 105 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with dietician Jeff Rothschild about different types of diets and which ones are the best and worst for competitive tennis players Jeff is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and NSCA Certified Strength and C...
52 min
TFP 104: 10 Tips for Dealing with Extreme Heat
On Episode 104 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you'll hear my top 10 tips for surviving and thriving in the extreme heat when you're playing tennis matches Recently temperatures have reached around 100 degrees and tennis players worldwide have been suffer...
26 min
TFP 103: The Life of a Playtester with Sam Jones
On Episode 103 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Tennis Express Playtester and Content Writer Sam Jones about the ins and outs of testing the latest tennis gear. Sam has tested and reviewed hundreds of racquets, strings, shoes,
88 min
TFP 102: How to Record Your Tennis Matches
On Episode 102 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I explain step by step the different equipment and accesories that you need to record your tennis matches. Recording your matches, practice sessions, and stroke mechanics is hands down one of the best way to ...
30 min
TFP 101: Dr. Greg Rose — How to Reach Peak Athl...
On Episode 101 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dr. Greg Rose, the co-founder of The Titliest Performance Institute and founder of RacquetFit, about how we can reach peak athletic performance. Greg specializes in assessing and treating athlete...
52 min
TFP 100: [Special Edition] Celebrating 100 Epis...
Today's episode is a very special one! We are celebrating 100 episodes of The Tennis Files Podcast with a mega episode featuring several of my most favorite interviews over the years on the podcast! I have learned so much from my podcast guests over th...
148 min
TFP 099: Badri Narayanan — How to Use Technolog...
On Episode 99 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with mental performance expert Badri Narayanan about how we can use technology to boost our mental game so we can win more tennis matches. Badri is a Sports Psychologist Consultant and Mental Condition...
60 min
TFP 098: Rick Macci — How to Develop Rock Solid...
On Episode 98 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with legendary coach Rick Macci about the most important principles for developing rock-solid technique on our strokes. Rick has coached five number one players: Venus and Serena Williams,
32 min
TFP 097: Understanding Your Body’s Physical Lim...
On Episode 97 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I discuss why it is so critical to understand our body's physical limitations and talk about some really helpful principles that I learned at a RacquetFit seminar that I attended recently.
21 min