December 30, 2020

Episode 90: Oli Golding - The different ‘stages’ of Tennis Life

Oli Golding is a US Open Junior Singles Champion. As well as being World junior number 2, Oli was a childhood star on the stage, including the West End and he now works at Santander Bank. In this episode we discuss the challe...

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December 27, 2020

Episode 89: Xavier Malisse - The X Man!

Xavier Malisse is a former top 20 ATP player who made the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2002. He had wins over Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray during his career. Xavier discusses his journey into ten...

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December 23, 2020

Episode 88: John Morris - ‘Show me the money’

John Morris is a sports agent who currently works at the LJ Sports Group with Ivan Ljubicic. He was Nick Kygrios’s former agent for 10 years and shares many stories from the tour, as well as valuable insights and dos and don´...

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December 19, 2020

Episode 87: Jodie Burrage - On the rise

Young British player Jodie Burrage is already 250 WTA. She has been through 3 major surgeries, but has developed a maturity and resilience from this that puts her in a great place. In this episode Jodie discusses how that min...

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December 16, 2020

Episode 86: Jez Green - Building a body of a champion

Jez Green has been working as a top Strength and Conditioning Coach for 15 years on the ATP Tour developing Andy Murray and now Alexander Zverev. He goes into amazing detail around philosophy, preparation around both players ...

December 12, 2020

Episode 85: Wayne Ferreira - Iron Man

A former World Number 6 in singles and 9 in doubles. A quite incredible record which includes wins over Bjorn Borg and Roger Federer with so many in between. He discusses it all. The Olympic highs and lows and we get to see i...

December 09, 2020

Episode 84: Lloyd Glasspool - I did it my way!

Lloyd Glasspool is a former NCAA champion and is currently 150 ATP Doubles. He has partnered Dan Evans, Jamie Murray and Andy Murray in recent months. his journey from quiet teen to pro player who is also studying his MBA is ...

December 05, 2020

Episode 83: Steve Davies & Matt Allen - Into the Dragon’s Den

Steve Davies and Matt Allen are the Directors of Active Away. Both had strong tennis coaching careers at clubs, with the LTA and made the decision to set up their own business running Tennis Holidays. At the start, business w...

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December 02, 2020

Episode 82: Allistair McCaw - Champion Minded

Allistair McCaw has dedicated his life to high performance through working with world class athletes including Xavier Malisse and Kevin Anderson on the fitness side of their game. This has evolved into mindset training and no...

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November 28, 2020

Episode 81: Nick Weal - LTA Head of Coach Education and Development

Nick Weal has spent the last 35 years as a Grand Slam Player, Grand Slam Coach and GB Davis Cup Coach and is now in charge of the LTA Coach Education. In this episode of Control the Controllables he shares his experiences, hi...

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November 26, 2020

Episode 80: James Auckland - Pro to Parks

James Auckland is a former British Number 1 Doubles Player with a highest ATP Ranking of 57. Listen to him talk to Dan about his journey and how key failures led to the passion and fire to drive and ‘prove people wrong’. This...

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November 21, 2020

Episode 79: Anne Keothavong - A full circle to the Copper Box

Anne Keothavong is GB Billy Jean Cup Captain, and former British number 1. She reached a high of 48 in the world WTA during her career. Anne shares her story, from the big impact of her parents and upbringing to the trails an...

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November 18, 2020

Episode 78: Iain Bates - LTA Head Of Women’s Tennis

Iain Bates has gone from promising British junior to University lecturer, to Team GB Manager in the Olympics. He is now LTA Head of Women’s Tennis. An impressive journey which Iain discusses with Dan. By his own admission he ...

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November 14, 2020

Episode 77: Dave Sammel - Mindset College

Dave Sammel was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has spent the past 30 years as a coach in the UK working with some of the best players in GB. He is currently Liam Broady´s coach. Dave has strong views and cl...

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November 11, 2020

Episode 76: Fabio Molle - Functional Tennis

Fabio Mole set up Functional Tennis in 2016 and it’s now one of the biggest online tennis platforms out there. Fabio talks through his journey from the astro courts in Ireland to his fast food business, to selling Christmas j...

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November 07, 2020

Episode 75: Colin Beecher - ‘Beech’

A special guest for a special 75th episode. Colin Beecher have lived and breathed British Tennis for 40 years as a player and then a coach to pretty much every British Player Men and Women over the years. He is the current co...

November 04, 2020

Episode 74: Stephen Huss - Wimbledon Champ

Stephen Huss partnered Wesley Moodie to win the Men’s Doubles Championship at Wimbledon in 2005, coming through qualifying and beating the 1,2,3 seeds on route. He shares this experience and the journey that took him from an ...

October 31, 2020

Episode 73: Katie Swan - Young experience

Katie Swan has been on our screens for many years, as a 15 year old she made the final of the Junior Australian Girls Event. Katie has had her ups and her downs, but has moved into a place where she has a happy, healthy minds...

October 28, 2020

Episode 72: Dominik Koepfer - The Outlier

Dominik Koepfer sits as the current 65th best male tennis player in the world, yet he played 1-2 times a week before he was 16. A story that will blow you away and you think not possible.

October 24, 2020

Episode 71: Sergiy Stahkovsky - No holds barred

Sergiy Stahkovsky has been ranked as high as 33 ATP. He jumped to our screens beating Roger Federer on Centre Court Wimbledon 2013. He has been a member of the ATP Player Council and has been outspoken on many controversial t...

October 21, 2020

Episode 70: Simon Jones - British Tennis through many lenses

Simon Jones worked for the LTA in many different capacities for 31 years before turning his hand to other sports over the last couple of years. We explore the similarities and differences between sports and his opinions from ...

October 17, 2020

Episode 69: Nick Lester - The voice behind your screens

Nick Lester is the epitome of what we want from our Tennis Academy. Someone who has truly used his passion for tennis as a vehicle through his life, as a player, as a coach and over the last 15 years as a tennis commentator o...

October 14, 2020

Episode 68 : Kyle Spencer - US College Life

Kyle Spencer is a former GB number 1 doubles player and represented GB at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He is the current Head Men’s Coach at North Carolina State University and has experienced US College in all positions as a pl...

October 10, 2020

Episode 67: Leon Smith - The History Maker!

What a story! Leon Smith went from decent junior player to coaching one of the best juniors in the world, Sir Andy Murray. He was catapulted to GB Davis Cup Captain more than 10 years ago where he´s guided the team to glory o...

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