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Cliff Richey On His Tennis Career And His Second Career Raising Awareness About Depression

3/5/2018
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Cliff Richey -- the former No. 1 U.S. man, two-time Davis Cup champ, and equivalent of ATP No. 1 before there was such a thing -- joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about his career, how he struggled with depression during and after playing, and how he's hoping to help raise awareness about depression, how to treat it, and how to reduce the stigma surrounding it. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Richey's two co-authored books on...

Duration:00:28:40

Cecil Harris on Black Tennis History

2/25/2018
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Cecil Harris, author of "Charging the Net" and two other sports books, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about his forthcoming book on black tennis players, "Different Strokes," why he thinks 2018 might be the Williams sisters' last year on tour, and which young black players he thinks show the most promise. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Harris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/allmyyankees

Duration:00:28:40

Rohit Brijnath On Roger Federer, Simona Halep, And Tennis Books

2/18/2018
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Rohit Brijnath, sports columnist for the Straits Times of Singapore, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about Roger Federer's return to the No. 1 ranking, what it was like to play against Simona Halep, why he thinks the best book about Federer will be written years after the world No. 1 retires, and which frequent Thirty Love guest he hopes will write it. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Brijnath on Twitter:...

Duration:00:29:22

Radu Albot, Moldova's Top Tennis Player, On His Big Week At The New York Open

2/16/2018
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Radu Albot, two days after scoring his first career Top 20 win over John Isner, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik at the New York Open to talk about Moldovan tennis (there are three hard courts in the country; he's heard of "Playing the Moldovans at Tennis"), the biggest win of his career, and why he loves playing events with on-site hotels. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Albot on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaduAlbot "Playing the Moldovans at...

Duration:00:12:53

New York Open Tournament Director Josh Ripple On The Event's Debut

2/16/2018
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Josh Ripple, tournament director of the New York Open and executive vice president of GF Sports, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik from Nassau Coliseum to recount how the event moved from Memphis to Long Island, describe the dance of signing players and sponsors for a new event, and recall what it was like to see one of the biggest stories from the event unfold: Donald Young accusing fellow American Ryan Harrison of making a racist remark on court. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada,...

Duration:00:22:05

Doubles Star Max Mirnyi On His Former Partner, Roger Federer, And His Favorite Partner

2/16/2018
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Former doubles world No. 1 Max Mirnyi, age 40, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik from the New York Open to talk about Roger Federer's return to world No. 1 in singles and what it was like playing doubles with, and splitting up with, Federer; Mirnyi's favorite partner (they only played one tournament together, losing in the final) and the partner who got away; and how rules changes have made it possible for doubles stars to excel into their 40s. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with...

Duration:00:21:24

Nick Bollettieri On Coaching Ten No. 1s And The Next ATP No. 1: Roger Federer

2/16/2018
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Longtime tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, who has coached 10 players who have reached world No. 1 in singles, joins host Carl Bialik from the New York Open to talk about "Love Means Zero," the new documentary about his life; Roger Federer's return to No. 1; and why the best coaches speak differently to every player. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Clip of "Love Means Zero": http://www.sho.com/video/58002/love-means-zero-clip

Duration:00:03:42

Ben Rothenberg On Exposing The Darko Grncarov Myth

2/13/2018
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Tennis freelance writer Ben Rothenberg, Thirty Love's first-ever guest, rejoins host Carl Bialik to discuss the story behind Rothenberg's investigation into Darko Grncarov, the socially progressive professional tennis player who everyone loved until he turned out not to be a professional tennis player. Rothenberg's article on Grncarov: https://slate.com/culture/2018/02/how-darko-grncarov-tricked-serena-williams-and-the-bbc.html Rothenberg on Twitter:...

Duration:00:16:25

Kimberly Woodard On The Return Of Serena Williams, Tennis Fandom, And Tennys Sandgren

2/12/2018
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Kimberly Woodard, a longtime tennis fan, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the return of Serena Williams after more than a year away from tennis, how tennis fandom has gotten better, and what she'd ask Tennys Sandgren. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Kimberly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BeingKimmie

Duration:00:24:03

Tennis Writer Andrew Burton On Roger Federer Fandom And Online Tennis Discourse

2/4/2018
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Andrew Burton, former blogger for Tennis.com and The Changeover, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about how he fell for Federer, how he tries to bridge the divide between rival fanbases, and the difficulty of changing adults' minds. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Andrew on Twitter: https://twitter.com/burtonad

Duration:00:29:44

Anita Stahl On Gender Inequality In Tennis

1/31/2018
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Anita Stahl, a freelance tennis writer and photographer and a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara, studying women's tennis, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about her findings after analyzing representation of ATP and WTA players in Grand Slam Instagram accounts, why a player union is a good idea but Novak Djokovic might not be the best champion of the idea, and what the debate over renaming Margaret Court Arena is missing. Produced and edited by Jorge...

Duration:00:28:55

Tumaini Carayol On The Australian Open And The Future Of Tennis

1/28/2018
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U.K.-based freelance tennis writer Tumaini Carayol joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik from Melbourne to talk about the return of Angelique Kerber, with an edge; Roger Federer's butterflies; and the great tennis experiments of 2017-18. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Tumaini on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tumcarayol Tumaini in the Ringer on the future of tennis:...

Duration:00:24:05

Louisa Thomas, Newyorker.com Tennis Writer, On The Australian Open

1/28/2018
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Louisa Thomas, who writes about tennis for newyorker.com, rejoins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about Roger Federer's 20th major title, Caroline Wozniacki's first, and the matches that will stay with her from 2018's first major. Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Louisa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/louisahthomas Louisa's archive on newyorker.com: http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/louisa-thomas

Duration:00:24:15

The USTA's Eric Butorac On The Australian Open And Player Politics

1/25/2018
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Retired U.S. doubles standout Eric Butorac, now director of player relations for the USTA, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to preview the final rounds of the Australian Open and reminisce about his own run to the 2014 men's doubles final; talk Tennys Sandren, U.S. player politics, and the idea of player unionization; and recount how much Roger Federer cared about doubles rules and prize money when he served on the ATP Player Council, plus the story of the fan who mistook Federer for a...

Duration:00:13:13

Mackenzie McDonald On Going Five With Grigor

1/24/2018
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U.S. tennis pro Mackenzie ("Mackie") McDonald joins host Carl Bialik to talk about his five-set Australian Open thriller against Grigor Dimitrov; what he learned from his first coach,Rosie Bareis; what he gained by playing college tennis; and what he thinks of Tennys Sandgren, the surprise Australian Open quarterfinalist who beat McDonald four times last year. (Though this political science major says he never talks politics.) Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee...

Duration:00:23:22

Anita Stahl On Gender Inequality In Tennis

1/21/2018
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Anita Stahl, a freelance tennis writer and photographer and a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara, studying women's tennis, tells Thirty Love host Carl Bialik what she learned after spending eight hours analyzing the gender inequity in 321 Australian Open Instagram posts, why a player union is a good idea but Novak Djokovic might not be the best champion of the idea, and what the debate over renaming Margaret Court Arena is missing. Produced and edited by Jorge...

Duration:00:29:57

Tennis Australia Data Scientist Stephanie Kovalchik On The Australian Open

1/14/2018
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Stephanie Kovalchik, senior data scientist with Tennis Australia's Game Insight Group, joins Thirty Love Host Carl Bialik to explain why a first-time Slam champ is so much more likely in the women's draw of the Australian Open than in the men's draw, and to invite entries to the other big January tennis tournament: to crack the code of what makes an error forced or unforced, using the biggest-ever public release of Hawk-Eye data. Thirty Love is produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with...

Duration:00:10:36

PlaySight's Chen Shachar On Helping Tennis Players To Know Themselves

1/7/2018
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Chen Shachar, CEO and cofounder of the sports video and technology company PlaySight, tells host Carl Bialik about how video is revolutionizing tennis training and performance in the same way it did the Israeli Air Force: by showing people who they really are and what they really did. Thirty Love is produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Chen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chenshachar PlaySight on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlaySight Playsight's website:...

Duration:00:23:30

Universal Tennis CEO Mark Leschly On Rating All The World's Tennis Players

1/3/2018
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Former tennis pro Mark Leschly, the new CEO of Universal Tennis, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the company's goal of rating all the world's tennis players, pro and amateur, on a single scale: theUniversal Tennis Rating. Thirty Love is produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. MyUTR.com: https://myutr.com/ Mark becomes CEO: ...

Duration:00:26:17

Mary Carillo on Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and Margaret Court

12/30/2017
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Former tennis pro and longtime tennis TV commentator Mary Carillo joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about Serena Williams's return to tennis, the thoughtful Sir Andy Murray, and Carillo's upcoming HBO Sports segment on Margaret Court, the tennis champ who is now a pastor outspoken against gay rights. Thirty Love is produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere. Weekly Standard interview with Carillo:...

Duration:00:25:21

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