As the year draws to a close and the players either put their feet up somewhere warm and sunny or get back into the lung-busting job of pre-season training blocks, this week we start to look back on the story of 2018 by hearing again some of our favourite interviews from the first half of the season, from the American hard courts of the tennis mecca that is Indian Wells through to the sun-burnt clay and imperial majesty of Rome. We start in Indian Wells where Sascha Zverev was bidding to...
This week we all get to know a little bit more, a lot more in fact, about the newest member of the Tennis TV and ATP Tennis Radio commentary team.. that is none other than recent world number 21 Gilles Muller who hung up his racquets at the end of this year’s US Open and has since been enjoying some long overdue family time and also putting in his maiden performance as part of our team at the Nitto ATP Finals.
Seb Lauzier introduces three exclusive interviews recorded during the season-ending Nitto ATP Finals. We get a unique insight into the number-crunching and detail that has helped take Novak Djokovic back to number 1 in the world, we hear from Dave Miley who was Head of Development at the ITF and is now at the cutting edge of leading tennis development in Asia as the Director of Development for the Asian Tennis Federation and staying in that part of the world, the Times of India's Prajwal...
A week on from the Nitto ATP Finals, Seb Lauzier brings you some more of our favourite interviews from our week in London including chats with Fabrice Santoro, Sebastien Grosjean, Tim Henman, Nikolay Davydenko, David Nalbandian and Louis Cayer.
We hear from Sascha Zverev's fitness coach, Jez Green and best friend, Marcelo Melo after the 21-year-old's victory at the Nitto ATP Finals. All that plus Borna Coric joins us for a chat, Mats Wilander looks at the history of the tournament and ATP Executive Chairman and President of the ATP, Chris Kermode explains why the ATP is making changes on and off the court.
Peter Macarto and Naomi Cavaday look back over events at the ATP Next Gen Finals, where Stefanos Tsitsipas lit up the final to claim victory over Alex De Minaur. We'll hear from Tournament Director Ross Hutchins and Senior Vice President of Marketing George Ciz as they reflect on the second year of this tournament, find out more about the alternate Lloyd Harris, and get the reflections of Eric Butorac the USTA Player Liaison Officer on the new rules he's enforced this year. Plus Peter and...
Gigi Salmon and Miles Maclagan look back over events at the Rolex Paris Masters, where Karen Khachanov stunned the tennis world to beat Novak Djokovic to the title. As well as hearing from Khachanov, we also speak to some of the world's leading coaches including Marian Vajda, Dante Bottini and Gunter Bresnik, whilst Dani Vallverdu speaks about why he brought Andre Agassi into the Grigor Dimitrov camp. All that plus Tennis TV's Lee Goodall and Colin Fleming look ahead to the NextGen ATP...
Roger Feder talks about title number 99, Kevin Anderson reflects on his first ATP 500 title, Borna Coric looks back on a fantastic year, Stefanos Tsitsipas discusses life post-Stockholm win and Rolex Paris Masters Tournament Director Guy Forget look ahead to the final Masters 1000 event of the year.
An ATP Tennis Radio Doubles Special presented by Seb Lauzier and focussing on the Race to London as the final few places are contended. We hear from those having booked their places including Oliver Marach, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, Marcelo Melo, Jamie Murray, Mike Bryan and Pierre-Hughes Herbert and Nicolas Mahut and those still vying for a spot including Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya and Michael Venus.
This week Gigi Salmon is joined by Miles Maclagan and Jill Craybas to review the 2018 Asian swing culminating in Novak Djokovic winning his fourth Rolex Shanghai Masters after defeating Borna Coric. Hear from Djokovic himself on completing his Golden Masters, Alex de Minaur on becoming Australian number one, Marco Cecchinato on his strong season, and from Nikoloz Basilashvili's coach Jan de Witt
This week Mikey Perera and Jill Craybas discuss events in Tokyo and Beijing where Nikoloz Bashilashvili and Daniil Medvedev added their names to the winner's rostrums and Lee Goodall previews the Rolex Shanghai Masters with Tournament Director, Michael Luevano.
As the world's leading players prepare for two ATP 500s in Beijing and Tokyo en route to the eighth Masters 1000 of the year in Shanghai, this week we're all about tennis in Asia. We hear from Kei Nishikori and his coach, Dante Bottini, Korea's world number 23 Hyeon Chung and China's rising star Yibing Wu and we venture down the tramlines onto the doubles court with Aisam-Ul-Haq-Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna.
It's one of the most talked-about events of the year and with just six weeks to go Seb Lauzier presents this week's podcast, focussing on the NextGen ATP Finals in Milan. Over the course of the programme we hear in-depth interviews and features with Tournament Director, Ross Hutchings, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Denis Shapovalov, Alex Di Minaur, Frances Tiafoe's coach, Robby Ginepri, Taylor Fritz's coach, Paul Annacone, Michael Mmoh, Hubert Hurkacz, Lloyd Harris and Casper Ruud.
This week's ATP Tennis Radio Podcast is presented by Gigi Salmon and features interviews conducted by former tour player, Jill Craybas. Former Davis Cup player Jessie Levine talks about the training techniques that he uses and transitioning from being a player. Roger Rasheed speaks about what it was like to work with the likes of Lleyton Hewitt, Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Grigor Dimitrov.
As Novak Djokovic wins his second Grand Slam of the year, ATP Tennis Radio presenter Gigi Salmon is joined by former tour player, Jill Craybas and BBC Radio Five Live and Tennis Podcast presenter, David Law to look back over the fortnight and to discuss what it all means for the rest of the season building up to the Nitto ATP Finals at London's O2 Arena in November. As well as the in-depth chat, we also hear from one of the stories of the 2018 US Open, Australian, John Millman.
Gigi Salmon is joined by Tennis TV commentators Robbie Koenig and Nick Lester to look back on events during week one of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. In addition to the discussion, ATP Tennis Radio reporters Jill Craybas and Seb Lauzier introduce interviews with ESPN anchor, Sam Gore, former US Open semi-finalist, Jimmy Arias and the voice of the ATP Challenger Tour in the US and commentator on US Open Radio, Mike Cation.
Gigi Salmon and Nick McCarvel, presenter of the official podcast of the US Open, Courtside, preview the final major of the year from a bustling Manhattan, whilst former tour player Jill Craybas introduces exclusive interviews with 2017 US Open runner-up, Kevin Anderson, John Isner's coach, David Macpherson, qualifier, Bradley Klahn and Andre Agassi's former coach, Brad Gilbert.
Gigi Salmon and Naomi Cavaday reflect on Novak Djokovic's moment of history as he became the first singles player to achieve the Career Golden Masters. As well as looking back on a fantastic final against Roger Federer, we also bring you exclusive interviews with Marin Cilic's coach, Ivan Cinkus, Karen Khachanov, Mischa Zverev, Mike Bryan and his father, Wayne and we hear from Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray as they claimed their maiden Master's title.
Gigi Salmon and Miles Maclagan look back on events at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, where Rafael Nadal beat young star Stefanos Tsitsipas, to capture a record 33rd Masters 1000 crown. We also hear from the runner-ups' father, Apostolos Tsitsipas, plus Kevin Anderson's coach, Brad Stine discusses the South Africans stand-out season, Karen Khachanov's coach, Vedran Martic speaks to Jill Craybas and Tournament Referee Tony Cho talks about dealing with adverse weather and the shot clock.
This week, Pete Odgers and Naomi Cavaday look back on events in Washington where Sascha Zverev successfully defended his title. As well as hearing from the German, we also speak to his brother, Mischa. Kei Nishikori, Kyle Edmund and John Isner talk about the shot clock, Andy Murray discusses his comeback and Jill Craybas looks ahead to events this week in Toronto by speaking to Karl Hale, Tournament Director of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank.