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Catherine Whitaker, David Law and Matt Roberts talk tennis weekly throughout the year and daily during the Grand Slam tournaments. Friends of The Tennis Podcast have access to exclusive Q & A's, new editions of Tennis Re-Lived and more bonus contents. To become a Friend - https://bit.ly/FriendOfTheTennisPodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Catherine Whitaker, David Law and Matt Roberts talk tennis weekly throughout the year and daily during the Grand Slam tournaments. Friends of The Tennis Podcast have access to exclusive Q & A's, new editions of Tennis Re-Lived and more bonus contents. To become a Friend - https://bit.ly/FriendOfTheTennisPodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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What's happened since Wimbledon? (includes Fils vs. Zverev fallout)

7/22/2024
No Wimbledon, no crowds, no Matt! But we still have a Tennis Podcast that we hope you will enjoy, looking back on Rafael Nadal's run in Bastad, the fallout of Arthur Fils vs. Alexander Zverev, and the many more tournaments held the week after Wimbledon. THE TENNIS PODCAST - LIVE IN NEW YORK In-person tickets have gone, but you can buy a virtual ticket to watch the live stream of our New York live show on Thursday 22nd August, here. HANNAH’S COLUMN: Read the final Wimbledon thoughts of Hannah Wilks. Worth your time - https://bit.ly/Wimbledon24HannahFinal OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:02:01

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Live from Wimbledon Day 14 - Awesome Alcaraz makes it 4; What next for Djokovic? Hewett dream comes true

7/14/2024
Catherine, David and Matt react to Carlos Alcaraz's 6-2 6-2 7-6 victory over Novak Djokovic in the men's final and discuss what it means for both players. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:15:38

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Live from Wimbledon Day 13 - Krejcikova’s dream comes true; What next for Paolini?

7/13/2024
Catherine, David and Matt are joined by the one and only Pam Shriver to discuss Barbora Krejcikova's victory over Jasmine Paolini, what it might mean for both players, and the men's final between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:14:16

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Live from Wimbledon Day 12 - Alcaraz vs. Djokovic: the rematch is on!

7/12/2024
Catherine, David and Matt were live at the end of men's semi-finals day to react to Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic setting up a repeat of last year's final with wins over Daniil Medvedev and Lorenzo Musetti. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:01:58

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Live from Wimbledon Day 11 - Paolini joins the greats; Men’s semifinal preview

7/11/2024
Catherine, David and Matt react to a thrilling women's semi-final day at Wimbledon which saw Jasmine Paolini win an epic over Donna Vekic and Barbora Krejcikova upset Elena Rybakina. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:42

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Live from Wimbledon Day 10 - Musetti takes flight; Rybakina, Krejcikova on collision course

7/10/2024
Catherine, David and Matt are live immediately after Lorenzo Musetti's five set victory over Taylor Fritz to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals. There's chat about Musetti's tactical mastery to tun the match in his favour and how this feels like one that got away from Fritz. Elsewhere, there's a Next Gen reckoning, sympathy for Alex de Minaur, and chat about how Elena Rybakina and Barbora Krejcikova got through to the last four. Is this tournament on Rybakina's racquet? How can Krejcikova disrupt her? And what might happen in the other semi-final between Jasmine Paolini and Donna Vekic? WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:58:55

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Live from Wimbledon Day 9 - Sick Sinner beaten by Medvedev; Paolini powers on as Vekic breaks new ground

7/9/2024
Catherine, David and Matt discuss Daniil Medvedev's five set victory over Jannik Sinner, a brilliant performance from Carlos Alcaraz, Donna Vekic breaking new ground and reaching her first Grand Slam semi-final, and the sheer joy of Jasmine Paolini. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:03:47

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Live from Wimbledon Day 8 - Djokovic bids Rune Gooooodnight and takes on crowd; Svitolina’s emotional victory

7/8/2024
Catherine, David and Matt react live to Novak Djokovic's straight sets victory over Holger Rune and, in particular, to his post match interview when he took on the crowd. There's discussion about what that says about Djokovic's state of mind, analysis of his performance, and debate about where this performance leaves Rune. Elsewhere, there's chat about Taylor Fritz's comeback from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev, a big milestone for Alex de Minaur but also worry he's injured himself on match points, and praise for how Lorenzo Musetti's game is translating to grass. On the women's side, Elina Svitolina spoke movingly and powerfully about the horrendous bombing of a children's hospital in Ukraine, and Jelena Ostapenko continued her dominant run through the draw. There's also discussion about the amount of indoor matches and a look ahead to the order of play for Tuesday. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:00:31

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Live from Wimbledon Day 7 - Gauff, Raducanu derailed by inspired opponents; Alcaraz, Sinner roll on

7/7/2024
Catherine, David and Matt were live to react to a day of upsets in the women's draw at Wimbledon, while Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz rolled on in the men's. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:09:52

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Live from Wimbledon Day 6 - Swiatek comes up short on grass again; RaducAndy gate

7/6/2024
At the end of an eventful day at Wimbledon, Catherine, David and Matt begin the show by discussing Iga Swiatek's shock third round defeat to Yulia Putintseva. There's analysis of what Putintseva did so well tactically, where it went wrong for Swiatek, how Swiatek reacted in her post match press conference, and whether she will ever crack grass. Last year's finalist, Ons Jabeur, was also beaten as the top half of the women's draw opened up. But Elena Rybakina put in a statement performance to thrash Caroline Wozniacki. On the men's side, there's great excitement about a fourth round clash between Holger Rune and Novak Djokovic after their late night victories, and Ben Shelton vs Jannik Sinner is previewed. The other big story was Emma Raducanu's withdrawal from the mixed doubles, meaning Andy Murray's Wimbledon career is over. We give our reaction to her decision. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:16:09

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Live from Wimbledon Day 5 - Alcaraz survives and thrives; is Raducanu in the mix?

7/5/2024
On a rainy day at Wimbledon, defending champion Carlos Alcaraz survived a big scare against Frances Tiafoe. Catherine, David and Matt assembled under cover to discuss the match, Alcaraz's ups and downs, and his incredible fifth set record. There's also much excitement about Emma Raducanu as she reached the second week of a slam for the first time since 2021 by defeating Maria Sakkari. How hyped are we? Elsewhere, there's chat about Paula Badosa and Daria Kasatkina setting up a fourth round clash, Jasmine Paolini backing up her Roland Garros run, and the impressive form of Coco Gauff. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:02:24

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Live from Wimbledon Day 4 - Murray leaves heart on Centre Court; Shocks, drama, trauma everywhere

7/4/2024
Wimbledon has said goodbye and thank you to Andy Murray. Catherine, David and Matt react to his first round doubles defeat with Jamie, the return of Sue Barker, the touching ceremony that followed, and his press conference. There are reflections on his career and what he's meant to us, and the sport, over the years. Elsewhere, we react to a shock defeat for Jessica Pegula, another wild Grand Slam exit for Hubert Hurkacz, upset wins in the all-British matches on Court One, victories for Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic, and delicious aggro involving Arthur Rinderknech and Taylor Fritz. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:07:40

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Live from Wimbledon Day 3 - Sinner survives Berretini test; Raducanu, Andreescu, Gauff serve up reminders

7/3/2024
Catherine, David and Matt were live moments after Jannik Sinner's four set victory over Matteo Berrettini to end Day 3 at Wimbledon. There's chat about Sinner's match toughness, Carlos Alcaraz winning comfortably and setting up a showdown with Frances Tiafoe, a vulnerable looking Daniil Medvedev, David Goffin losing from 5-0 up in the fifth set to Tomas Machac, and the end of Casper Ruud's grass court "season". On the women's side, Bianca Andreescu and Emma Raducanu's victories stood out, Naomi Osaka was disappointed after her loss to the impressive Emma Navarro, Donna Vekic continued her quiet progress, and Coco Gauff's game looks in good shape. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:11:55

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Live from Wimbledon Day 2 - Murray: It wasn’t meant to be; Champ Vondrousova crashes out

7/2/2024
It was an emotional day at Wimbledon as Marketa Vondrousova was beaten in the first round and revealed that the pressure and nerves of being the defending champion were too much. Catherine, David and Matt talk a lot about that and get to know her opponent, Jessica Bouzas Maneiro, who played superbly and has an epic tattoo. Before all that, Andy Murray withdrew from the singles, leaving the pod team feeling a mixture of sadness and relief. He was replaced on Centre Court by Jack Draper who did his best Murray impression over five sets. Elsewhere, there's analysis of impressive first round wins (for different reasons) for Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic, a tough but familiar loss for Andrey Rublev, a statement performance from Jelena Ostapenko, and much more. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Hannah’s Column on Andy Murray - https://tennis.supportingcast.fm/posts/thank-you-andy Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:17:13

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Live from Wimbledon Day 1 - Sabalenka’s sorrow, Raducanu wins ugly, Alcaraz & Sinner advance

7/1/2024
The big headline on Day One was Aryna Sabalenka’s withdrawal due to her shoulder injury. Catherine, David and Matt discuss the news and speculate about who might benefit. Could it be Emma Raducanu after her victory on Monday? Elsewhere, there’s chat about Naomi Osaka’s topsy turvy victory over Diane Parry, an impressive showing from Diana Schnaider, and an unwanted statistic for Zhang Shuai. On the men’s side, there’s reaction to Jannik Sinner surviving a brief scare to set up a showdown with Matteo Berretini, Mark Lajal being a fun time against Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud winning on grass and revealing he dealt with a parasite after Paris, and a big comeback victory for Frances Tiafoe. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:08:05

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Live from Wimbledon - Day 1 preview; The future - for Andy Murray and Wimbledon

6/30/2024
Moments after England's dramatic win at the Euros, Catherine, David and Matt were live to look ahead to Day One at Wimbledon. There's reaction to Andy Murray's press conference as he explained in more detail about the surgery he's had and how he hopes to get some closure by playing Wimbledon one last time. Naomi Osaka and Marketa Vondrousova were also in the interview room, there's a rundown of the day one schedule, and we answer some questions from the chat. Plus, we speak to tournament director Jamie Baker on Centre Court scheduling, Andy Murray, and the future of the Wimbledon grounds. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:05:49

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Live from Wimbledon - Sabalenka injury scare but other top stars glow; Andy continues to agonise

6/29/2024
It was media day at Wimbledon which meant that most of the leading players came into the press conference room, and Catherine, David and Matt were there to ask them questions. On the pod, there's discussion of Aryna Sabalenka revealing that she's not 100% fit because of her shoulder injury, Novak Djokovic's remarkable recovery from knee surgery as he eyes up an 8th title, the confidence radiating from Carlos Alcaraz, Coco Gauff and Jannik Sinner, the way Iga Swiatek is going to try to adapt her game to grass, and how British hopes Jack Draper and Emma Raducanu are approaching Wimbledon. Elsewhere, there's reaction to Andy Murray's practice session as he attempts to play singles on Tuesday, and today's title winners are covered. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:07:21

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Live from Wimbledon - Draw Day

6/28/2024
Catherine, David and Matt are back at Wimbledon and in our first live show of The Championships we react to the men's and women's singles draws. They didn't exactly throw up many enticing first round matches, but there's still plenty to discuss. There's chat about a tough section for Iga Swiatek, a potential Jannik Sinner vs Matteo Berrettini clash in round two, excitement for aggro re-lived between Ajla Tomljanovic and Jelena Ostapenko, British hopes and expectations for Emma Raducanu and Jack Draper, and how to view Novak Djokovic's draw which looks easy to begin with but tougher later on. WIMBLEDON SHOP: To check out the strawberry sweatshirt that Catherine talked about on the show, and the full range of the Wimbledon collection, go to: shop.wimbledon.com OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:01:22

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Murray in turmoil but Djokovic looks ready; Tales from Wimbledon qualifying

6/27/2024
Our 2024 Wimbledon coverage begins at Qualifying where Catherine, David and Matt soak up the special atmosphere at Roehampton and report on the biggest stories from the week. Elsewhere, there's reaction to Andy Murray's injury update and the turmoil he's facing to get the send off he wants and deserves, the latest results from Eastbourne, Bad Homburg and Mallorca, and the prospect of Novak Djokovic playing Wimbledon despite knee surgery just a few weeks ago. OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:53:42

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Stars in Wimbledon waiting game; Sinner, Pegula, Paul post statement wins

6/24/2024
It was an eventful week in tennis headlined by Andy Murray having to retire from his second round match at Queen’s and then have surgery on his back. It leaves his Wimbledon participation in doubt. Catherine, David and Matt share their feelings and look ahead to what might happen over the next few days. Elsewhere, there’s chat about Tommy Paul’s title at Queen’s, Lorenzo Musetti’s run to the final, and Jack Draper’s big win over Carlos Alcaraz. Matt is full of praise for Jannik Sinner winning his first grass court title in Halle and there’s a rant about the shadow situation there. On the women’s side, who is the favourite for Wimbledon? Jessica Pegula saved five match points to defeat Anna Kalinskaya in Berlin, Coco Gauff impressed, and it was a good week for Iga Swiatek with her feet up as Aryna Sabalenka, Elena Rybakina, Ons Jabeur and Marketa Vondrousova all retired with injury or illness. ON LOCATION: This edition of The Tennis Podcast is sponsored by On Location, the premium hospitality and experience provider. On Location has fantastic ticket, hospitality and travel packages available for all the of the world’s biggest tennis tournaments, including the Roland-Garros, Wimbledon, the US Open, the Australian Open and the Laver Cup. Go to Tours4Tennis.com to check out the options and don’t forget, we have a 5% discount off those Laver Cup packages for Friends of The Tennis Podcast. So if you’re a friend, drop us a line at friends@tennispodcast.net to get the discount code, or Become a Friend to qualify for that discount. Terms and conditions apply. HANNAH’S COLUMN: An excerpt from Hannah’s latest column, about Andy Murray, is available now for everyone to read - https://bit.ly/ThankYouAndy OUR LINKS: Join The Barge! Become a Friend of the Tennis Podcast to also help us to produce the show year-round, receive exclusive access to bonus podcasts throughout 2024, including Tennis Re-Lived and Grand Slam review shows, read Hannah's Column and watch monthly live shows on YouTube. Sign up to receive our Newsletter (daily at Slams and weekly the rest of the year, featuring Matt’s Stat, mascot photos, predictions, and more) Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram (@thetennispodcast) Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Check out our Shop Read our New York Times profile Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:08:34