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UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective.

UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective.
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UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective.

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@URwithCS

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English

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KEN SOLOMON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS032

5/25/2019
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President and CEO of Tennis Channel, KEN SOLOMON discusses his illustrious TV career, the meteoric rise of TC and more. From a college internship at Paramount Studios in the 1980s, Ken Solomon quickly started selling syndication to tertiary US markets. From there, among other things, he helped launched FX and build Fox into a TV powerhouse. He was there at the beginning of Dreamworks and became The President of Universal TV. Since 2006, he's been the President and CEO of Tennis Channel,...

Duration:01:02:35

ROMAN PROKES talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS031

5/6/2019
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ROMAN PROKES is a master racquet technician who has fashioned racquets for countless professionals as well as amateurs. Andre Agassi devoted a page in his biography to him. From Agassi to McEnroe to Djokovic, Prokes has not only altered their racquets but helped to transform their games. He molds grips, weights frames and rearranges stringing patterns. All in an effort to maximize the potential of the player. He has shops in New York and Florida and travels with the US Davis Cup team. He...

Duration:00:37:11

MARK WOODFORDE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS030

4/16/2019
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Australian tennis legend MARK WOODFORDE was a force to be reckoned with in singles and an absolute legend in doubles. In singles, he semi-finaled The Australian, beat McEnroe, Chang and Ivanisovic and was #19 in the world. In doubles, he got to #1 in the world, winning 12 majors; his first with John McEnroe and the rest with longtime partner - and other part of "The Woodies" - Todd Woodbridge. Gold Medalist. Davis Cup Winner. Australian Hall-of-Famer. MARK WOODFORDE explains why John McEnroe...

Duration:00:58:10

NICK BOLLETTIERI talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS029

4/9/2019
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Visionary Tennis Coach NICK BOLLETIERI is an institution in the sport. His academy was the most successful tennis boarding school in the history of tennis. And the players he's coached have won a combined 185 major titles. Which makes Nick one of the most successful coaches of all time. Amongst the players he's coached are Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, Tommy Haas, Boris Becker, Anna Kournikova, Maria Sharapova, Kei Nishikori & The Williams sisters. Beyond his accomplishments on...

Duration:00:30:04

GIGI FERNANDEZ talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS028

4/1/2019
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GIGI FERNANDEZ got to #17 in the world in singles. And in doubles, she was the #1 player throughout most of the 90s. She won 71 WTA Titles including 17 Majors. And took home 2 gold medals from the Pan American Games and 2 from the Olympics. Hall of Famer GIGI FERNANDEZ tells us how she used early video technology to perfect her game; how one of the most successful doubles teams in the history of tennis came to be, and why Monica Puig is not the first Puerto Rican to win an Olympic Gold. More...

Duration:00:45:51

JAMES BLAKE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS027

3/24/2019
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He beat Agassi, Safin, Hewitt, Nadal and Federer; quarter-finaled The Australian and The US Open; and was part of the last winning American Davis Cup Team. Tennis Channel broadcaster and Miami Open Tournament Director JAMES BLAKE speaks to the challenges of putting on a brand new world class tournament; tells us why he’s reserving judgement on the Gimelstob situation; and explains how got to #4 in the world in the face of extreme adversity. For more on The Miami Open:...

Duration:00:51:51

GORDON UEHLING talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS026

3/18/2019
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He trained with Jose Higueras. He’s a member of Novak Djokovic’s inner circle. And he sits in The Champion's Box at the BNP Paribas Open. He’s invested in the future of tennis like few others and chances are you’ve never heard of this guy. And we're pretty sure he likes it that way... If he didn’t, his Court Sense Coaching System would be called the Uehling coaching system. GORDON UEHLING tells us why he’s all in on UTR, how he met a 15 year old Novak Djokovic and how a dynamic high tech...

Duration:00:27:43

MARY CARILLO talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO

3/10/2019
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MARY CARILLO grew up with John McEnroe and learned to play under the tutelage of Tony Palafox and Harry Hopman. In singles she made it to #33 in the world. And at the 1977 French Open she partnered with McEnroe, winning the Mixed Doubles and sharing Mac’s first major championship. But she’s probably best known for her poignant journalism and insightful, witty commentary. Sport's Illustrated's “Best Sports Analyst of the Decade” and Peabody Award Winner, MARY CARILLO tells us how a bar bill...

Duration:00:33:14

JIM COURIER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO- URCS024

2/28/2019
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He won The Australian Open and Roland Garros... twice. He came up with Agassi, Sampras and Chang and together they created a flashpoint in American's Men's Tennis that dominated the sport for a decade. Since hanging up his racquet, he's been all over the tennis world: Captaining the American Davis Cup for 8 years; Broadcasting and Commentating for Tennis Channel, ITV, USA, NBC, TNT and Channels 7 and 9; and running the highly successful Invesco Series. Former world #1, JIM COURIER offers...

Duration:00:43:56

HEINZ GUNTHARDT talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS023

2/22/2019
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He beat Vitas Garulaitis, Vijay Amritraj and Ivan Lendl and is a member of the Final 8 Club of Roland Garros, Wimbledon & The US Open. In doubles, he's won four majors and as a coach he's worked with Ivanovic, Djokic, Capriatti and spent 7 years with Steffi Graf seeing her through 12 major wins. Now he's a broadcaster for Swiss TV. Former world number 22, HEINZ GUNTHARDT breaks down the key to a championship backhand tells us about how Swiss TV is basically Roger Federer TV and explains how...

Duration:00:48:32

NOAH RUBIN talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS022

2/18/2019
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NOAH RUBIN has beaten Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and John Isner. As a junior he was #6 in the world and won Wimbledon. As a pro, he’s been as high as 125 in the world and while freak accidents have kept him from cracking the top 100, he soldiers on. On this podcast, Noah Rubin offers his take on the pros and cons of college tennis, tells us about his BEHIND THE RACQUET project, and offers his solution to rampant cheating in juniors tennis. For more on Noah's BEHIND THE RACQUET:...

Duration:00:22:36

MARDY FISH talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS021

2/5/2019
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He posted wins over world #1s like Agassi, Federer, Murray, Del Potro and Nadal. To name a few. He grew up with Andy Roddick and got to #7 in the world. Recently, he was recently named captain of the US DAVIS CUP TEAM. Captain MARDY FISH tells us why he’s excited about the new format of the Davis Cup, what it’s like to be across the net from Rafa and Djoker, how he dealt with crippling anxiety and why sometimes he feels like he was created in a bar.

Duration:00:45:49

NICOLE GIBBS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS020

2/1/2019
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She swept the NCAA singles and doubles titles when she was a sophomore at Stanford. As a pro, she’s played Serena, Kvitova, Panetta and many more and has been as high as #68 in the world. NICOLE GIBBS tells us what it's like fighting through the pro tour; how she thinks greater gender equality can be achieved on the tour; and what it takes to surprise your paramour after dating for 6 years. To see Jack's proposal video to Nicole: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=7OgK1Sj2xvE Gerarl...

Duration:00:18:43

BRIAN TEACHER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS019

1/29/2019
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Australian Open Champion BRIAN TEACHER posted wins over Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl. And he did all this while dealing with crippling arthritis. After hanging up his professional racquet, Brian went on to coach Greg Rusedski. Helping him get to #4 in the world. Brian Teacher, shares the inside story of how he became Australian Open Champion; offers insight into the torment that Andy Murray might be going through; and tells us about the innovative coaching...

Duration:00:47:09

SHELBY ROGERS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS018

1/20/2019
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SHELBY ROGERS is a member of Roland Garros' illustrious Final 8 Club. She won the Fed Cup with Coco Vandeweghe. And she beat Simona Halep in The Australian Open. And as a junior, she won the National Champions after receiving a wildcard. Shelby tells us why the players call The Australian Open "The Happy Slam"; what it's like to play such greats as Venus Williams and Simona Halep; and what kind of work goes into overcoming injury. UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share...

Duration:00:27:34

SARAH STONE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS017

1/14/2019
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As a junior, she was Australian National Champion. As a pro, she played doubles with Sam Stosur. And as a coach she worked with Stosur through 3 Grand Slam titles. Recently she coached world #39 Alexsandra Krunic and American Fed Cup player Alexa Glatch. The founder and CEO of the Women's Tennis Coaching Association, SARAH STONE helps us break down the Australian Open draws, gives us perspective on the Australian players, and offers a quick fix for adding more female coaches to the pro tour....

Duration:00:40:01

PAUL ANNACONE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO- URCS016

1/8/2019
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He beat McEnroe, Connors, Edberg and Wilander and went on to coach Sampras, Federer, Stephens and Henman. Currently, he's coaching Taylor Fritz and commenting on Tennis Channel. Tennis insider and one of the wisest men in the sport, Paul Annacone tells us what he's learned from Pete, Roger and Sloan; why he’s bullish on Taylor; and how he juggles his obligations at the Australian Open. UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique...

Duration:00:57:49

BRAD GILBERT talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO -URCS015

1/1/2019
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He beat McEnroe, Sampras, Chang, Becker and Edberg and went on to coach Agassi, Roddick and Murray. Now he’s a cornerstone of ESPNs tennis coverage. Twitter monster who always tells it like it is, our friend and first repeat guest, BRAD GILBERT, breaks down the year in tennis; shares personal stories from his days of playing and coaching; and tells us why the San Francisco Pyramid is his most prized trophy. To hear Brad Gilbert's first appearance on UNDER REVIEW, check THE INAUGURAL EPISODE...

Duration:00:31:00

RACQUET RON YU talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS014

12/26/2018
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He has 23 slams as a Racquet Tech. For the past decade he's toured the world with Roger Federer. He strung championship racquets for Agassi, Wawrinka, Davenport and Hewitt. Master Racquet Tech RON YU tells us about stringing Roger Federer's racquets, which technology changes would make the sport more interesting and where he thinks his picture should go in the tennis hall of fame. UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives,...

Duration:00:35:47

IAN HAMILTON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS013

12/9/2018
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He was instrumental in outfitting McEnroe, Courier, Agassi and Sampras and building Nike into a worldwide tennis brand. Ian Hamilton tells us how John McEnroe ended up wearing cross trainers at the LA Open, what it was like to close down Trafalgar Square to shoot a commercial with Pete and Andre, and what his thoughts are on tennis apparel today. UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is...

Duration:00:50:25