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Episode 99: Eleanor Preston - Tiara’s to Tennis

Feb. 16, 2021

Eleanor Preston is the Director of The Emilia Group which is a PR and Media company in sport, but mainly in tennis. She has years of experience which includes Journalism, Broadcasting, Agent to the late former British number…

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Episode 98: Tom Hill - Return on Investment

Feb. 9, 2021

Tom Hill, aged 25 and from the UK is the coach to WTA 22nd in the world Maria Sakarri. How you may ask? We unlock this and so much more with stories from his hitting partner days, his IMG Academy days, his time coaching Dani…

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Episode 97: Australian Open 2021 Preview

Feb. 5, 2021

As we near the start of the first Grand Slam of 2021, we´ve brought together a panel of former and current pros to preview the Australian Open. Listen to Dan discuss all the latest from Melbourne with todays guests:- GB´s Bi…

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Episode 96: David Walsh - Pursuit of the truth

Feb. 2, 2021

David Walsh is the Chief Sports Writer at the Sunday Times. He is famously known for his successful pursuit of justice with cyclist Lance Armstrong and his doping charges. David continued to track the truth down despite Arms…

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Episode 95: Mark Petchey - The man who views tennis through many lenses

Jan. 26, 2021

Mark Petchey is a former top 100 ATP player and former British Number 1. He went on the be the Head of Men’s Tennis at the LTA before coaching Andy Murray as he transitioned from 350 to top 50 ATP. Mark´s last 15 years have …

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Episode 94: Skupski Brothers - Together again!

Jan. 22, 2021

The Skupski brothers are back playing together on the ATP Tour 2021 after a couple of years apart. Neal Skupski has spent the last few years with fellow Brit Jamie Murray, while Ken Skupski has paired up many times with Sant…

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Episode 93: Dasha Kasatkina - Tik Tok..It won’t be long till she is back at the top!

Jan. 20, 2021

Dasha Kasatkina has been talked about as one of the biggest up and coming stars on the WTA Tour. A final in Indian Wells and back to back Quarter Finals at the French Open and Wimbledon moved her into the top 10 aged 21. The…

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Episode 92: Justin Gimelstob - My Way

Jan. 19, 2021

Welcome to our first episode of 2021! Justin Gimelstob is a polarising figure in the world of tennis. His career has included winning Grand Slams, coaching John Isner into the Worlds Top 10m, commentating, Media Companies, a…

Episode 91: 2020 Review

Dec. 31, 2020

This podcast is a review of Control the Controllables in 2020. CTC Host Dan Kiernan is joined by Vicki to discuss their favourites episodes from the year, their learnings and what you can expect for 2021 from the podcast. Ca…

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

Dec. 30, 2020

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 chall…

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Episode 89: Xavier Malisse - The X Man!

Dec. 27, 2020

Xavier Malisse is a former top 20 ATP player from Belgium. He made the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2002, and had wins over Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray during his career. In this episode, Xavie…

Tennis Agent

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

Dec. 23, 2020

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

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Episode 87: Jodie Burrage - On the rise

Dec. 19, 2020

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 mi…

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

Dec. 16, 2020

Jez Green has been working as a top physical conditioning specialist for more than 20 years on the ATP & WTA Tour. During this time he´s worked with Tomas Berdych, the USTA, and Harvard University, but he´s best known for hi…

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Episode 85: Wayne Ferreira - Iron Man

Dec. 12, 2020

Wayne Ferreria is a former World Number 6 in singles and 9 in doubles. He has had an incredible tennis career, which saw wins over 3 generations of greats of the game including Bjorn Borg, Roger Sampras and Roger Federer, wi…

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

Dec. 9, 2020

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…

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

Dec. 5, 2020

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

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Episode 82: Allistair McCaw - Champion Minded

Dec. 2, 2020

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 n…

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

Nov. 28, 2020

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, …

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Episode 80: James Auckland - Pro to Parks

Nov. 26, 2020

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’. Thi…

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

Nov. 21, 2020

Anne Keothavong is the GB Billie Jean King 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 t…

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

Nov. 18, 2020

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 CTC Host Dan Kiernan. By his…

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Episode 77: Dave Sammel - Mindset College

Nov. 14, 2020

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 c…

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Episode 76: Fabio Molle - Functional Tennis

Nov. 11, 2020

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 …