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The ATP's podcast featuring interviews with players and coaches plus discussion based around the tour's weekly events.

The ATP's podcast featuring interviews with players and coaches plus discussion based around the tour's weekly events.

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United Kingdom

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The ATP's podcast featuring interviews with players and coaches plus discussion based around the tour's weekly events.

Language:

English


Episodes

2021 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters Preview

4/11/2021
We've got two Nadal's for the price of one on this week's podcast as Rafa talks about getting going again on Clay, whilst Uncle Toni joins us to talk about his new coaching relationship with young Canadian, Felix Auger-Aliassime. We also hear from recent Miami Masters champion, Hubert Hurkacz and runner-up at that event, Jannik Sinner, plus David Goffin's new coach, Germain Gigounon joins Paul King for an extended chat and we also hear how Australian Jordan Thompson challenges himself to get...

Duration:00:38:25

Pole Position: Hubi Claims First Masters 1000 Title

4/4/2021
Seb Lauzier presents the final podcast from Miami, a tournament in which Hubert Hurkacz of Poland claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title and a first title at that level for a Polish player. During the course of the podcast we hear from Hurkacz, alongside his coach, Craig Boynton and we also get the views of Jannik Sinner's coach, Riccardo Piatti, hear from Tournament Director, James Blake and speak to another in form youngster in America's Seb Korda.

Duration:00:33:23

Halfway through the 2021 Miami Open

3/28/2021
We look back on events from week 1 of the Miami Open presented by Itaú and hear from Frances Tiafoe's coach, Wayne Ferreira, Frédéric Fontang, coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime and young American players Mackenzie McDonald and Ernesto Escobedo. With tennis players mental health being front and centre of mind, we also speak to Todd Ellenbecker, the ATP's Vice President for Medical Services.

Duration:00:43:43

James Blake looks ahead to the Miami Open

3/21/2021
This week's programme comes from Miami and is hosted by presenter Seb Lauzier. As well as setting the scene on the ground, Seb also speaks to Tournament Director James Blake about what’s it’s taken to put this event on and to young American player Michael Mmoh who, along with Andy Murray, is one of the wildcard choices for the 2021 edition. Before hearing from Blake and Mmoh, we also round up events from the ATP 500 events in both Dubai and Acapulco and hear from Aslan Karatsev, Lloyd...

Duration:00:37:12

311 Weeks And Counting For Novak Djokovic

3/14/2021
As Novak Djokovic reaches a milestone most weeks at number 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, we look back over the Serb's career, from his first ATP title and Grand Slam victories, to the Career Golden Career and his thoughts on what being world number 1 means to him. In a packed show we also get some more reflection, a year on from the tour being halted due to the Covid pandemic. Italian Fabio Fognini talks about catching the virus and dealing with a young family in lockdown, whilst Australian...

Duration:00:27:38

Rublev Reigns In Rotterdam

3/7/2021
We talk to Rotterdam champion Andrey Rublev, speak to fellow Russian, Daniil Medvedev after his exploits in Australia, hear from Andy Murray and Felix Auger-Aliassime and we also look back on Novak Djokovic's journey to nine Australian Open Grand Slam titles and hear about the amazing journey of doubles player Filip Polasek, from career-threatening injury, to Australian Open Champion.

Duration:00:33:42

Focus On Mental Health

2/28/2021
This week's podcast focusses on the subject of mental health in tennis. During the Australian Open, ATP Tennis Radio commentator Chris Bowers was fortunate enough to sit down with Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis, who opened up about the mental health issues that he's gone through as a result of time away from the game due to injury and illness. We hear that extended chat and then Chris and fellow commentator, Peter Marcato discuss some of the points raised in the discussion....

Duration:00:31:57

2021 Australian Open Review

2/21/2021
Commentators Peter Marcato and Chris Bowers look back on Novak Djokovic's ninth title at the Australian Open and discuss what the likes of Daniil Medvedev can do to close the gap on Djokovic, Nadal and Federer. They also talk about Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek capturing the Australian Open doubles crown and round-up all of the various talking points from the past two weeks.

Duration:00:36:25

Halfway Through The 2021 Australian Open

2/14/2021
AO Radio commentators Peter Marcato and Chris Bowers look back on all of the talking points from week one of the first Grand Slam of the year and ahead to who's likely to appear in next weekend's singles and doubles finals. We also bring you a feature with Australian number one player, Alex De Minaur, who reflects on life in lockdown.

Duration:00:28:10

2021 Australian Open Preview

2/7/2021
Recorded after the conclusion of the ATP Cup, but before the finals of the two ATP 250 events, commentators Peter Marcato and Chris Bowers look through the Australian Open draw and discuss the various talking points. They also introduce an exclusive interview with Tennis Australia CEO and Tournament Director of the Australian Open, Craig Tiley and an ATP Uncovered feature with the retired Bryan Brothers discussing which doubles teams to look out for in 2021.

Duration:00:43:23

2021 ATP Cup Preview

1/31/2021
Lleyton Hewitt, Mischa Zverev and ATP Cup Managing Director Ross Hutchins feature in this ATP Cup Preview special hosted by commentator Peter Marcato who's joined by fellow broadcasters Chris Bowers and Jill Craybas for analysis and discussion.

Duration:00:44:13

Taro Daniel Talks About Life In Quarantine

1/23/2021
Japanese player Taro Daniel joins ATP Tennis Radio commentators Peter Marcato and Chris Bowers to talk about the 14 days of quarantine he's having to go through ahead of playing in the Australian Open. As well as speaking to Taro, the duo also discuss all of the various talking points surrounding the first Grand Slam of the year. There's also reaction to the ATP Cup draw with Todd Woodbridge, Mark Petchey and Jim Courier, courtesy of the ATP Cup social channels.

Duration:00:46:38

2021 Predictions

1/17/2021
Commentators Gigi Salmon, Peter Marcato, Chris Bowers and Brian Clark get together to look ahead to the Australian summer of action and to go through their predictions for the year. At the beginning of every year the commentators discuss a number of questions including who will be year-end singles and doubles number ones, breakthrough player, Grand Slam champions, NextGen winner and which eight singles players will make the Nitto ATP Finals. When they've finished discussing and debating the...

Duration:00:57:18

Medvedev, Vajda, Massu, Krawietz & Melo

1/10/2021
We're with the man who claimed victory at the Nitto ATP Finals in November last November, Daniil Medvedev, two of the very best coaches on the ATP Tour, Novak Djokovic's long-time mentor, Marian Vajda and the man working very closely with Dominic Thiem, Nicolas Massu and we also turn our attention to doubles and two of the very best in the business, Grand Slam winners Kevin Krawietz and Marcelo Melo.

Duration:00:38:00

Federer, Borg, Henman, Bryans & Fleming

1/3/2021
Legends all around on this week's ATP Tennis Radio podcast as Tim Henman speaks to arguably two of the greatest ever singles players to have played the game in Bjorn Borg and Roger Federer, whilst one-half of the great Fleming/McEnroe team, Peter Fleming, swaps doubles notes with the Bryan Brothers.

Duration:00:29:28

2020 Time Capsule Predictions & Answers Revealed

12/27/2020
At the beginning of 2020 the ATP Tennis Radio commentators and reporters answered a series of questions such as: who will be the year-end singles player? who will be the breakthrough player of the year? which eight singles players and doubles teams will qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals? who will win the Grand Slam competitions?. The answers were then sealed in a box and only opened at the year-end finals. In this episode of the podcast, Gigi Salmon, Barry Cowan, Miles Maclagan and Chris...

Duration:00:29:58

2020 Festive Quiz

12/20/2020
In what's become an annual event, ATP Tennis Radio commentator, Chris Bowers, hosts a quiz involving two teams made up of commentators from the ATP Tennis Radio roster. On Team Peers it's Australian commentator, Peter Marcato, Americans Brian Clark and Jill Craybas and the former coach of Andy Murray, Miles Maclagan, whilst on Team Venus it's commentator Gigi Salmon, former players Barry Cowan and Lucie Ahl and roving reporter, Seb Lauzier. The teams compete over five rounds including...

Duration:00:53:58

Ultimate Player Part 2

12/13/2020
Part 2 of a special programme in which host Gigi Salmon is joined by former pros, Miles Maclagan and Barry Cowan and tennis commentator and journalist, Chris Bowers to piece together the ATP Tennis Radio Ultimate Player. After last week's programme focussed on the Serve, Forehand, Topspin Backhand and Slice Backhand, this week it's the turn of the Volley, Return, Movement and Mindset and after the discussion and debate, the aim was to select one player for each category to create the...

Duration:00:41:56

Ultimate Player Part 1

12/6/2020
Part 1 of a special programme in which host Gigi Salmon is joined by former pros, Miles Maclagan and Barry Cowan and tennis commentator and journalist, Chris Bowers to piece together the ATP Tennis Radio Ultimate Player. The criteria, eight categories - Serve, Forehand, Topspin Backhand, Slice Backhand, Volley, Return, Movement and Mindset and after the discussion and debate, the aim was to select one player for each category to create the Ultimate Player. To give a helping hand, we put...

Duration:00:31:04

Medvedev, Davydenko, Lendl, Schwartzman & Melzer

11/29/2020
One week on from the last Nitto ATP Finals in London we bring you some of our favourite moments and chats from eight days of live broadcast at the O2. We hear from Ivan Lendl, Diego Schwartzman, Jürgen Melzer and Nikolay Davydenko, the very first winner in London, but we start with the team who claimed the final title in London, Daniil Medvedev and his coach, Gilles Cervara.

Duration:00:39:20