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dropshot is a narrative podcast series that delves into the world of tennis lifestyle and culture, bringing our listeners closer to the sport. dropshot one swings into action as we spend time in Milan at the Next Gen Finals, speaking with the next generation of players breaking through on the ATP Tour. Featuring the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alex De Minuar, we tell the players' stories in their words. Other star names feature such as Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe and many more. dropshot is a PML Studio production. Reaching out: info@thisisdropshot.com Twitter: @ThisIsDropshot Instagram: ThisIsDropshot

dropshot is a narrative podcast series that delves into the world of tennis lifestyle and culture, bringing our listeners closer to the sport. dropshot one swings into action as we spend time in Milan at the Next Gen Finals, speaking with the next generation of players breaking through on the ATP Tour. Featuring the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alex De Minuar, we tell the players' stories in their words. Other star names feature such as Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe and many more. dropshot is a PML Studio production. Reaching out: info@thisisdropshot.com Twitter: @ThisIsDropshot Instagram: ThisIsDropshot
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United Kingdom

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dropshot is a narrative podcast series that delves into the world of tennis lifestyle and culture, bringing our listeners closer to the sport. dropshot one swings into action as we spend time in Milan at the Next Gen Finals, speaking with the next generation of players breaking through on the ATP Tour. Featuring the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alex De Minuar, we tell the players' stories in their words. Other star names feature such as Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe and many more. dropshot is a PML Studio production. Reaching out: info@thisisdropshot.com Twitter: @ThisIsDropshot Instagram: ThisIsDropshot

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English

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07708901868


Episodes

Introducing Overtime

9/11/2019
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Introducing Overtime, a new NFL podcast series coming to football fans around the world every Wednesday before, and during, the NFL's 2019 London Games. Overtime is produced by the same team who brought you dropshot and is presented by Sky Sports' Neil Reynolds. Garry Hayes, who you'll also know from dropshot, will take listeners through his attempts to live and train like Tom Brady every week. Good luck with that one... Renowned film critic James King gives us his take on some of the best...

Duration:00:03:18

11: The Agent

6/14/2019
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In the third and final bonus episode from dropshot one, Ceri sits down with Alex De Minaur's agent, David Drysdale. David has a storied history in tennis, helping shape the career of Lleyton Hewitt, who was world No. 1 by the age of just 20. Now he's planning on taking De Minaur, another Australian, all the way to the top. David explains the process and challenge of managing an emerging talent in this interview. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @ThisIsDropshot dropshot is a PML Studio...

Duration:00:25:24

10: The Coach

6/8/2019
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In our second bonus episode from dropshot one, we bring you the full interview with David Nainkin, coach of Taylor Fritz. Garry and Ceri sat down with David at the Next Gen Finals in Milan to discuss how he's nurturing the talents of an up and coming tennis player and what challenges they face together. Parts of this interview first featured in Chapter 2: The American Dream. So if you haven't listened yet, go back and hear about the next group of Americans looking to emulate their country's...

Duration:00:22:38

9: The Journalist

5/31/2019
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In the first of three bonus episodes, dropshot brings you our conversation with respected Italian journalist Ubaldo Scanagatta. Ubaldo has covered over 145 Grand Slams in a career that stretches across five decades. In that time he has seen John McEnroe blossom from a promising youngster into a dominant force in tennis. He has even helped influence careers, giving a platform to a young Ivan Lendl... unintentionally at the expense of a friend! Ubaldo's one of the best characters on tour and...

Duration:00:35:30

8: The Old Gen

5/25/2019
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On the dawn of the French Open, tennis' Next Gen continue to leave their mark on the tour. Throughout this series, we've heard from the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alex De Minaur and Alex Zverev, who have all progressed in 2019. But what are the challenges beyond these early signs of promise? In this episode Garry and Ceri spend time with some former players, asking that very question. Tim Henman, Mark Philippoussis, Thomas Enqvist and Tommy Haas all give their views, looking back at their...

Duration:00:31:33

7: The Changing of the Guard

5/24/2019
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dropshot is back from our mid-season break! In this episode, Garry and Ceri cast the net a bit wider than the Next Gen players from Milan, turning their focus to the leader of tennis' rising stars, Alex Zverev. We hear from Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Zverev himself, plus a host of journalists with their views on what the future holds. Garry also turns the clock back to when he met Denis Shapovalov at Queen's in 2017, fresh from victory over home favourite Kyle Edmund. Follow us on...

Duration:00:37:35

6: The Tsitsipas Bounce

4/29/2019
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We've heard all about Ceri's affections for Alex De Minaur. Well, in Chapter 5 of dropshot, Garry gets his chance to delve a little deeper into why Stefanos Tsitsipas is his tennis crush. From witnessing the Greek's bounce - the Tsitsipas Bounce - throughout the Next Gen finals in Milan, Garry and Ceri look at the bigger picture and how Tsitsipas is proving himself to be equally talented away from the court. Follow us on Instgram and Twitter @ThisIsDropshot dropshot is a PML Studio...

Duration:00:36:40

5: El Australiano

4/22/2019
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When Ceri met Alex De Minaur at the 2018 Surbiton Trophy it was, well, love at first sight. Their eyes locked across court, Alex served an ace and won his match as Ceri watched on, reveling in his talents. They lived happily ever after... OK, not quite. De Minaur would win his match, though, and so started Ceri's fascination with one of tennis' rising stars, following him across the grasscourt season and beyond. In this episode, Garry and Ceri relive the journey from Surbiton to the Next Gen...

Duration:00:33:36

4: Eurovision

4/15/2019
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After last week's US-focused episode, Garry and Ceri take the dropshot story back east across the Atlantic with a closer look at the emerging tennis talent in Europe. Ceri conducts his first walk and talk interview with Andrey Rublev, who discusses training with Rafa Nadal while still only a teenager. We also hear from Dominic Thiem on the changing demographic of the ATP's top 100. Away from the tennis, Ceri gets himself confused about why Garry has grown a beard... Follow us on Instagram...

Duration:00:41:06

3: The American Dream

4/8/2019
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After finding their feet at the Next Gen Finals in Milan, Garry and Ceri take a closer look at the rising talents of tennis. In this episode they speak with Frances Tiafoe and Liam Caruana, digging into the latter's Italian-American heritage. David Nainkin, coach to Taylor Fritz, gives his insight to the challenges of nurturing a developing talent. Garry and Ceri also hear from John McEnroe and John Isner about the hopes of these young Americans. Follow us on Instgram and Twitter...

Duration:00:35:05

3: Chapter 2: The American Dream

4/6/2019
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After finding their feet at the Next Gen Finals in Milan, Garry and Ceri take a closer look at the rising talents of tennis. In this episode they speak with Frances Tiafoe and Liam Caruana, digging into the latter's Italian-American heritage. David Nainkin, coach to Taylor Fritz, gives his insight to the challenges of nurturing a developing talent. Garry and Ceri also hear from John McEnroe and John Isner about the hopes of these young Americans. Follow us on Instgram and Twitter...

Duration:00:34:49

2: The Next Gen

4/1/2019
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The dropshot journey starts in Milan as Garry Hayes and Ceri Levy go behind the scenes at the Next Gen Finals. Garry introduces Ceri to the finer arts of covering a major sporting event, helping him negotiate press conferences and interviews with some leading stars. The drama hits fever pitch on court as the players, including Stefanos Tsitsipas, complain about the stress of having to collect their own towels during matches. Yes, it was Towelgate... Follow us on Instgram and Twitter...

Duration:00:36:34

1: Foreword

3/26/2019
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Introducing dropshot, a new podcast series looking at the rising stars of tennis. The full series is served weekly from 2 April 2019. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @ThisIsDropshot dropshot is a PML Studio production For more information, visit us at: www.ThisIsDropshot.com www.pml.studio

Duration:00:04:33