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The Lucky Letcord Podcast

Tennis

Hosted by Chris Oddo and Produced by Tennis Now and Tennis Express, the Lucky Letcord Podcast gives you in-depth analysis and insights from the ATP and WTA Tours.

Hosted by Chris Oddo and Produced by Tennis Now and Tennis Express, the Lucky Letcord Podcast gives you in-depth analysis and insights from the ATP and WTA Tours.

Location:

New York, NY

Genres:

Tennis

Description:

Hosted by Chris Oddo and Produced by Tennis Now and Tennis Express, the Lucky Letcord Podcast gives you in-depth analysis and insights from the ATP and WTA Tours.

Twitter:

@Tennis_Now

Language:

English

Contact:

(914) 595-4211


Episodes

Thiem's Ennui: Will Dominic Thiem Get His Mind Right by Roland-Garros?

4/20/2021
Richard Pagliaro joins Chris Oddo to break down what we saw in Monte-Carlo and talk about Dominic Thiem's revealing interview in Der Standard. The conversation about Thiem starts at 15:08! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:14

Nadal Shocked! Djokovic Shocked! What's going on at Monte-Carlo this week?

4/16/2021
Richard Pagliaro, Tennis Now editor, joined host Chris Oddo moments after Andrey Rublev completed his stunning upset of Rafael Nadal at Monte-Carlo. We talk about the match, the implications for both players, and then dive into Dan Evans' upset of Novak Djokovic and what it might mean for Djokovic. Thanks for listening! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:38

Federer is Back! How did Roger play and what will his future hold in 2021?

3/12/2021
Today on the Lucky Letcord Podcast Richard Paglario joins Chris Oddo to break down the performance of Roger Federer in his first week back on tour since January 2020. How did Roger perform, and how did the Swiss pull up physically? What does it mean that he has pulled out of Dubai and where will we see him next? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:12

Novak Djokovic 311 weeks at No.1 and Roger Federer Returning

3/8/2021
Tennis Now editor Richard Pagliaro joins Chris Oddo to break down the two biggest stories of the day - Novak Djokovic's 311th week at No.1 and Roger Federer's return in Doha. We then continue, because why not?, to break down last week's finals which include: Clara Tauson's magnificent performance in Lyon Andrey Rublev's run in Rotterdam Petra Kvitova's commanding victory over Garbine Muguruza in Doha and Diego Schwartzman's title run at Buenos Aires. Thanks, and enjoy! Learn more about your...

Duration:00:34:53

Love Holds: Get to Know Clara Tauson, the 18-year-old Dane who is Crushing it in Lyon

3/5/2021
Today on love holds, a subpod of the #LuckyLetcordPodcast, Chris Oddo focuses on Dane Clara Tauson, the talented teenager who is having a breakout week in Lyon. We talk about: Tauson's father, an ex ice hockey star in Denmark and her longtime coach. Tauson's new coach, Olivier Jeunehomme, and the work they have been doing. Tauson's love of tennis and how she is a walking tennis Wikipedia Tauson's wickedly aggressive game and how it looks good on any surface. Thanks for listening! Learn more...

Duration:00:08:32

Love Hold: Iga Swiatek, Tour de Force + Cerundolo Fairytale

3/1/2021
Today host Chris Oddo wraps up the week that was with a quick peek at the performances of Iga Swiatek, Juan Manuel Cerundolo and Alexei Popyrin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:38

Love Holds: Coco Gauff is climbing after a strong week in Adelaide

2/26/2021
Today we try out a new short format - called Love Holds! Coco Gauff on the rise and new career-high ranking Alejandro Davidovich Fokina -- what a talent! Iga Swiatek showing the consistency she seeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:01

History made! Analyzing the Aussie Open Success of Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka

2/24/2021
Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris join the Lucky Letcord Podcast to take stock of this year's Australian Open champions. We look at Djokovic's tremendous success in Australia, and in general, and wonder if the Serb might be the one to top Margaret Court's Grand Slam record when it is all said and done. We discuss the fantastic performance of Naomi Osaka in Grand Slam finals. What does her success say about her long-term future in the sport? We wonder what went wrong for Daniil Medvedev in the...

Duration:00:29:10

Previewing the 2021 Australian Open Finals!

2/19/2021
Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris join Chris Oddo to break down an exciting weekend of finals in Melbourne. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:13

Breaking Down the Australian Open Draws with Richard Pagliaro

2/6/2021
In this episode of the Lucky Letcord Podcast, Richard Pagliaro joins Chris Oddo to break down the men's and women's singles draws at the Australian Open. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:00

Whitney Osuigwe on finding her happy zone ahead of Australian Open 2021

1/22/2021
Today on the Lucky Letcord Podcast American Whitney Osuigwe joins host Chris Oddo from quarantine at the Australian Open where she is preparing for her fifth main draw appearance at a Slam. The American, who qualified for Australia by reeling off three wins in Dubai, talks about her evolving approach to tennis and how she has overcome the expectations and pressures that come with being the world's top junior and a Roland Garros Girls Singles champion (2017). We chat with Osuigwe about the...

Duration:00:21:12

Hard Quarantine: Time for Tennis to Read the Room

1/19/2021
Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris join host Chris Oddo to discuss a wild weekend in tennis. What happened? Well the crap hit the fan in Melbourne as not one, not two but THREE planes produced Covid-19 positive tests, meaning that 72 players and about 200 people in total have gone into HARD quarantine. We discuss the fallout. Did Tennis Australia properly prepare the players for a worst case scenario? How are these players going to survive this and come out of quarantine at the end of January?...

Duration:00:35:57

2021, Like Tennys Sandgren, is Taking Off!

1/15/2021
Today on the Lucky Letcord Podcast, Chris Oddo is joined by his colleagues at Tennis Now, Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris. The trio breaks down a superb opening week of tennis and looks forward to the upcoming Australian Open. Here are the topics we dive into: Tennys Sandgren tests positive for Covid but still flies to Melbourne, what's up with that? An elite quarantine in Adelaide, featuring Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and others. Is it fair and what was...

Duration:00:54:06

The 2020 Awards Show with Richard Pagliaro and Chris Oddo

12/7/2020
Today on the lucky letcord podcast Tennis Now editor Richard Pagliaro joins Chris Oddo to look back at the 2020 tennis season that was. We break down some of the more interesting award categories, make our choices and back them up. WTA Player of the Year ATP/ WTA Most improved ATP/ WTA Newcomer of the year Most Inspiring Players Most disappointing season Join us as we run down the greatest hits from one of the strangest tennis seasons on record... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:10:52

Richard Pagliaro on Daniil Medvedev's Triumph at the 2020 Nitto ATP Finals

11/23/2020
Today Tennis Now editor Richard Pagliaro joins the podcast to talk about the 2020 Nitto ATP Finals. Richard and Chris Oddo break down a brilliant final week of the 2020 season, starting of course with champion Daniil Medvedev, who became the first player to topple the ATP's top 3-ranked players in Nitto ATP Finals history. How freaking good is this guy and is he headed for even better things in 2021? Next we discuss about Dominic Thiem and make the case for the Austrian becoming the ATP's...

Duration:01:23:48

Mert Ertunga on the Most Improved Players of 2020

11/18/2020
Today Mert Ertunga joins host Chris Oddo to break down some of the more significant improvements that we witnessed in 2020. Mert is a former Davis Cup player and Captain for Turkey, and also a former NCAA coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has a keen eye for the intricacies of the sport and offers many insights on players who made strides in 2020. Players discussed: Jennifer Brady Ons Jabeur Fiona Ferro Iga Swiatek Elena Rybakina Nadia Podoroska Denis Shapovalov Andrey...

Duration:01:22:33

Robbie Koenig Talks ATP Tennis and #NittoATPFinals

11/11/2020
One of the unique voices in our sport stopped by on Skype to join host Chris Oddo for a discussion on the 2020 ATP season. That would be Robbie Koenig, the man who has captured the imagination of tennis fans ever since he stepped into the booth and started to call the sport that he played professionally for many years. The South African caught up with us from London, where he is preparing to call this year's #NittoATPFinals for Amazon Prime UK. Conversations: What to make of the Big 3's...

Duration:00:41:13

Previewing the 2020 Roland Garros Finals with Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris

10/9/2020
Previewing the 2020 Roland Garros Finals with Richard Pagliaro and Erik Gudris Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:33

Roland Garros Week One Review with Erik Gudris and Richard Pagliaro

10/3/2020
Tennis Now editor Richard Pagliaro and contributor Erik Gudris join host Chris Oddo for a discussion of the high points of week one of Roland Garros! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:28

#RG2020: Breaking Down the First Two Rounds of Craziness

10/1/2020
Richard Pagliaro, Tennis Now editor and veteran tennis journalist, joins Chris Oddo to break down all the storylines from the first five days of Roland Garros. Such as: Rafa, Novak and Thiem - how they are playing and what lies ahead. The surface, how it really didn't play out like we thought it might, but how it will still be a big factor going forward. 18-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez, we both love her game! What happened to Shapo? How awesome were the efforts of Stefanos Tsitsipas...

Duration:00:43:04