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Presented by tennis commentator David Law and broadcaster Catherine Whitaker, The Tennis Podcast features big-name guests, interviews, journalists and plenty of chat about the sport.
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Feb 23, 2015

The author of Winning Ugly, and one of the greatest coaches the game has ever known - Brad Gilbert - joined Catherine Whitaker at the ATP Champions Tour event in Delray Beach to talk about coaching against Federer and Sampras, joining forces with Agassi, and how he comes up with those nicknames.

Add to that, a prediction for a New No.1 in the world, his thoughts on Kyrgios, Kokkinakis, Zverev et al, and some advice for David Law ...

 

 

 

Feb 16, 2015

After making his debut on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach, James Blake joined Catherine Whitaker to talk about what it was like to face a peak Roger Federer, his expectations for Andy Murray, his own life since retiring from the sport, and what he believes is the best way to develop young tennis players. 

Feb 10, 2015

Lleyton Hewitt is planning to play just three more tournaments, aside from Davis Cup, before retiring at the 2016 Australian Open. On the day that the Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club announced that Hewitt has been guaranteed a wild card for an event he has won four times, we are joined by Tournament Director Stephen Farrow to look back on Hewitt's glorious career.  

Feb 2, 2015

After two weeks of tumultuous tennis, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams stood head and shoulders above the rest. David Law and Gigi Salmon look back.

Jan 31, 2015

Within minutes of Serena Williams' 19th Grand Slam title, David joined ESPN tennis commentator Chris Fowler to review a dramatic final, discuss Serena's impact in the United States, and to talk about his job. Meanwhile, Catherine and David argue about the quality of the match and look ahead to Murray vs. Djokovic.

 

 

Jan 30, 2015

What are Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova really like? On the eve of their Australian Open final clash, we put that question to Chris Clarey of the New York Times - a man that has spent many hours in their company.

We get Chris to give us his predictions, review Stan Wawrinka vs. Novak Djokovic and look ahead to Andy Murray vs. Djokovic. 

Jan 29, 2015

Andy Murray is into his first Grand Slam final since winning Wimbledon, but wow, it was tense, tetchy, and tasty in the semifinals. After a confrontation with Thomas Berdych which featured, exchanges and eye-balling, Catherine Whitaker, who interviewed Murray straight afterwards, and David Law, who commentated on the match, got together to talk it through.

Jan 27, 2015

Goran Ivanisevic was a special guest on a day that Andy Murray subdued 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open. With Rafael Nadal bowing out to Thomas Berdych, Catherine, David and Gigi Salmon, there was plenty to talk about.

Jan 25, 2015

Andy Murray withstood a barrage of brilliance from Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals, where Nick Kyrgios awaits. Afterwards, Catherine and David talked through their experiences of the match from rather different vantage points. Both awestruck, obviously.

Jan 23, 2015

Two days after Rafael Nadal survived by the skin of his teeth, Roger Federer, his great rival, came undone. Catherine and David emerge from a shocked media room to talk it through. And what does this mean for Murray, Kyrgios, Dimitrov and the rest?

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