Tennis Weekly Podcast - Sky Sports News Radio
ANDY MURRAY - GRAND SLAM CHAMPION & much more
Britain's wait since 1936 for a men's Grand Slam singles champion was ended in epic fashion by Andy Murray. Adam Bates is joined by commentator Nick Lester. We hear from Andy and the runner-up Novak Djokovic as well as speaking exclusively to big brother Jamie. We listen to Serena Williams and Viktoria Azarenka after their gripping final as well as mulling over the weekend's Davis Cup semi-finals. AND we chat to Paralympic bronze medallist Lucy Shuker...and...can you spot Adam's newspaper...
US Open Week 2
As the US Open reaches the sharp end of things, Adam Bates is joined by the legendary broadcaster David Mercer to discuss all the big news including Andy Roddick's retirement and Laura Robson's giant-killing. We also speak exclusively to wheelchair World No.1 Esther Vergeer as the Paralympic tennis gets underway. David also reveals the moment when he feared for his life on the tennis court.
US Open Preview
The last Grand Slam of the year has arrived and we discuss whether THIS is Andy Murray's time. We hear from his main rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic and take a thorough look at the women's draw. Is it Serena's to lose? It's renowned US tennis journalist Matt Cronin with Adam Bates this week and they also focus on the speculation that the ATP could boycott the Australian Open and head to Dubai instead!
Federer's Five & Nadal's Knee Nightmare
Federer swats away Djokovic and the rest of the field in Cincinnati to further establish himself as No.1. Adam Bates is joined by Sky Sports commentator Nick Lester who was there and also saw Li Na's victory. We hear from Federer, Murray and Nadal on the news that Rafa's had to pull out of next week's US Open with a knee injury. Adam talks to an orthopaedic surgeon to discover what's wrong with him and how long he'll be sidelined for. We also listen to what Uncle Toni's had to say from the...
Cincinnati, Canada, Roger and Robredo
The tennis world charges straight to Cincinnati from Canada. We discuss all the goings-on asking whether Djokovic's win in Toronto makes him the favourite for the upcoming US Open. As Roger Federer is named as the highest-earning Olympian, we speak to a sports business expert on why and former World No.5 Tommy Robredo shares his story about the injury nightmare he's endured as he returns to the tour.
Tennis Weekly GOLD
Andy Murray wins what he calls the biggest match of his career to beat Roger Federer and win Olympic gold for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Adam Bates is this week joined by Sky Sports commentator Barry Cowan to also focus on the mixed doubles silver success of Murray and Laura Robson. We head to the USA for reaction on the four American players winning gold and speak exclusively to Thomas Johansson - the coach of Caroline Wozniacki as the Rogers Cup gets underway in Canada.
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