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#147: Australian Open 2022 Preview

Jan. 17, 2022

With the first Grand Slam of 2022 underway, we´ve brought our panel of former pros back together to preview the Australian Open. What a few weeks it’s been, tennis has been global news with the Novak Djokovic visa saga, and …

WTA Current Pro Players

Episode 145: Sonay Kartal - Focusing on her own path

Dec. 14, 2021

In this week´s episode we get to know up-and-coming British player Sonay Kartal. Sonay, 20, has had an impressive 2021. After coming back from injury earlier in the year, she won the UK Pro League Masters event. She also won…

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Episode 142: Francesca Jones - Northern Grit

Nov. 16, 2021

Francesca Jones is a British tennis player who is currently ranked 153 in the world. Originally from Bradford, the 21-year-old moved to Spain at age 10 to train at the Sanchez Casal Tennis Academy. She reached number 31 in t…

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Episode 133: Alexa Guarachi - High Standards, Low Expectations

Sept. 20, 2021

In this bonus episode, we speak to Alexa Guarachi who is currently World Number 12 in Womens´doubles. Alexa has just reached the Semi-Final of the Women´s Doubles at the US Open with partner Desirae Krawczyk. The pair previo…

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Episode 130: Craig Tiley - Leading from the Front

Aug. 29, 2021

If you watched any of the 2021 Australian Open in January, you wouldn´t have missed Craig Tiley. The Director of the Aussie Open was on our screens throughout the tournament as he dealt with tennis players and officials in h…

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Episode 129: Wimbledon 2021 Review

Aug. 12, 2021

We´ve kept you waiting for this episode, but it´s worth the wait! Listen to our review of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships with this year´s Mixed Doubles Champions Neal Skupski & Desirae Krawczyk. Neil has recently reached a…

ATP WTA Sports Psychology

Episode 127: Dr Jim Loehr - The Hidden Scoreboard

July 6, 2021

Dr Jim Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist. He´s worked with hundreds of top athletes including Olympic Gold medalists and tennis players Jim Courier, Monica Seles & Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario. During his career …

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Episode 125: Brits at Wimbledon Special!

June 25, 2021

We´ve had to wait two years, but we´re now just a few days away from watching the green grass of Wimbledon on our screens! To celebrate the return of SW19, we´ve brought together a group of 10 former and current British Tenn…

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Episode 124: French Open Review & Wimbledon Preview

June 22, 2021

As the grass court season moves into its second week, our Grand Slam panellists are back! Former Belgium number 1 Xavier Mallise, and GB Coach Mark Hilton join host Dan Kiernan to review the French Open and preview Wimbledon…

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Episode 122: Mike Digby - Hitting with the Stars

June 8, 2021

Mike Digby has been a hitting partner to some of the biggest names in tennis. A late-comer to the game, the 23-year-old Brit played tennis to US College level. He´s since travelled to some of the biggest tournaments in the g…

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Episode 121: Daria Abramowicz - Person first, player second

June 2, 2021

Naomi Osaka´s withdrawal from the French Open in May 2021 called attention to the mental health of professional tennis players. The world number 2 was fined $15,000 for not taking part in a post-match press conference, and t…

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Episode 119: French Open Preview

May 29, 2021

With less that 24 hours to go until Roland Garros gets underway in Paris, we´ve brought our panel of former and current pros back together to preview the French Open. Our panellists are:- GB´s Billy Jean King Cup Captain and…

WTA Coaches LTA Tennis Academy

Episode 115: Carl Maes - The Professor

May 4, 2021

Carl Maes is best known as being former world number 1 Kim Clijster´s coach for more than a decade. As a young coach he worked with the top players in Belgium including Xavier Malisse, Olivier Rochus and Justine Henin. He le…

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Episode 114: Iga Swiatek - Teenage Grand Slam Champion

April 27, 2021

Iga Swiatek is the 2020 French Open Champion and world number 17. At just 19 years of age, she became the lowest-ranked woman to reach the final at Roland Garros since rankings began. She also became the first Polish tennis …

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Episode 106: Craig Veal - Step by step

March 16, 2021

Craig Veal is the current coach to WTA Doubles 15 in the world Alexa Guarachi. Alexa just last week won the WTA 1000 in Dubai with her partner Darija Jurak. Craig is 30 and has already worked at all levels of the sport. He t…