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Tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns interview major figures in the sport, plus other high profile tennis fans!

Tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns interview major figures in the sport, plus other high profile tennis fans!
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United Kingdom

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Tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns interview major figures in the sport, plus other high profile tennis fans!

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@the2barrys

Language:

English


Episodes

Pod 15: Special guests Nick Lester and Naomi Cavaday

4/22/2019
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From the individual brilliance of Fabio Fognini in Monte Carlo to some outstanding team performances in the Fed Cup, commentators Nick Lester and Naomi Cavaday give us their expert views on the dramas they've just witnessed.

Duration:00:37:48

Pod 14: Anne Keothavong interview

4/15/2019
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Heading into the Easter weekend's Fed Cup playoff against Kazakhstan at the Copper Box Arena in London, The 2 Barrys talk to Great Britain's captain Anne Keothavong about her team's recent successes in Bath and their hopes of finally gaining promotion into World Group II.

Duration:00:22:37

Pod 13: Jamie Murray interview

4/8/2019
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This week a wide-ranging chat with doubles specialist JAMIE MURRAY, a man who's not only won numerous major titles, reached the top of the world rankings and been a Davis Cup champion, but also represents his peers on the ATP Player Council. He also talks to us about Andy's hopes for a comeback and ensuring there will be a legacy when the brothers eventually do retire.

Duration:00:40:37

Pod 12: Miami's champions + Wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett

4/1/2019
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Some brief thoughts on Miami titles for Roger Federer, the Bryan brothers & Ash Barty before and in-depth chat with the inspirational wheelchair star Alfie Hewett, already a multiple major winner aged only 21.

Duration:00:36:34

Pod 11: Miami Open (midway point) + the latest LTA re-brand

3/26/2019
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BM + BC take stock of a dramatic first week in the Miami Open and discuss the LTA's latest re-brand / vision for the future.

Duration:00:30:23

Pod 11: Miami Open so far + LTA rebrand

3/26/2019
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BM and BC review a dramatic first week of the Miami Open and discuss the LTA’s latest rebrand.

Duration:00:30:31

Pod 10: Indian Wells review with Nick McCarvel + an interview with Geoff Thompson MBE

3/18/2019
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As Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem celebrate their stunning successes in Indian Wells, tennis journalist and broadcaster Nick McCarvel joins us from California to review events in 'tennis paradise'. We also have an interview with Geoff Thompson MBE, a former karate World Champion, founder of the Youth Charter charity and long-time tennis fan who talks about trying to help and develop young talent in today's challenging world.

Duration:00:44:20

Pod 9: Simon Briggs (The Telegraph) discusses tennis politics

3/12/2019
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Following two major personnel changes announced during the past week we discuss the hot topic of tennis politics with The Telegraph's tennis correspondent Simon Briggs.

Duration:00:37:26

Pod 8: Special guest Leif Shiras discusses the build-up to Indian Wells

3/5/2019
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Former US player, now commentator LEIF SHIRAS joins us to discuss a thrilling, headline making start to the month and to look forward to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells...

Duration:00:35:42

Pod 7: The 'Transition' Tour - good, bad or too soon to tell?

2/26/2019
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In addition to some remarkable performances in the latest ATP and WTA tournaments, we discuss the controversial new ITF World Tennis Tour - the pathway for emerging players into professional tennis - with contributions from Dan Kiernan, Evan Hoyt and Mark Petchey.

Duration:00:41:46

Pod 6: Tennis correspondents Mike Dickson and Stuart Fraser

2/18/2019
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Tennis correspondents Mike Dickson (Daily Mail) and Stuart Fraser (The Times) join The 2 Barrys to discuss the season so far, many of the main issues currently preoccupying the sport and covering tennis in the digital age.

Duration:00:51:21

Pod 5: Julie Heldman interview + Fed Cup reflections

2/11/2019
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Along with our thoughts on the Fed Cup we have a fascinating interview with former World No.5 Julie Heldman, one of the Original 9 who, led by her pioneering mother Gladys, paved the way for the WTA Tour. Their very difficult mother / daughter relationship behind the scenes is the basis of an extraordinary memoir Julie has now written entitled Driven: A Daughter's Odyssey.

Duration:00:36:53

Pod 4: Colin Fleming interview re Davis Cup and Fed Cup

2/4/2019
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This week's #TennisTakeaway not only includes discussion about the weekend's Davis Cup Qualifiers but also features an interview with former Davis Cup player and now GB Fed Cup coach Colin Fleming heading into the team's first appearance at home for 26 years!

Duration:00:31:00

Pod 3: Australian Open review with Annabel Croft and Peter Marcato

1/28/2019
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After the great triumphs of #Djokovic and #Osaka tennis broadcasters Barry Millns and Barry Cowan review the year's first grand slam in conversation live from Melbourne with former British No.1 Annabel Croft and the Australian commentator Peter Marcato...

Duration:00:32:10

Australian Open - Day 13 Reaction

1/26/2019
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We look back on an outstanding performance by #Osaka against #Kvitova in a gripping women's singles final and look forward to Sunday's showdown between the men's top two #Djokovic and #Nadal...

Duration:00:13:46

Australian Open - Day 12 Reaction

1/25/2019
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As #Djokovic dismissed #Pouille to set up a blockbuster men's singles final, @the2barrys also reflect on the women's doubles success for #Stosur and #Zhang, before looking ahead to Saturday's singles showpiece between #Kvitova and #Osaka which also has the world No.1 ranking on the line...

Duration:00:12:23

Australian Open - Day 11 Reaction

1/24/2019
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Another #Nadal masterclass in seeing off #Tstitsipas , plus fine wins for #Kvitova and #Osaka to set up a mouthwatering #ausopen women's final with the world #1 ranking also up for grabs, give BM and BC plenty to discuss...

Duration:00:11:34

Australian Open - Day 10 Reaction

1/23/2019
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@the2barrys discuss a stunning comeback by #KarolinaPliskova against #Serena, another strong showing by #Osaka, #Pouille reaching his first grand slam SF and #Djokovic his 34th as #Nishikori retires hurt again...

Duration:00:12:25

Australian Open - Day 9 Reaction

1/22/2019
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Day 9 - #ausopen Emphatic wins for #Nadal and #Kvitova along with #Tsitsipas and #Collins reaching a major SF for the first time give @the2barrys plenty to discuss...

Duration:00:11:24

Australian Open - Day 8 Reaction

1/21/2019
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Day 8 #ausopen As more fierce competition marked out the second Monday in Melbourne @the2barrys assess #SerenaWilliams beating #Halep, #Djokovic and #Nishikori being hard pressed to set up their next clash and #Raonic dismissing #Zverev's latest bid to do better in the majors...

Duration:00:09:37