Current Pro Players Coaches

#164: Cameron Norrie & Facu Lugones - Becoming a Top 10 ATP Player

June 4, 2022

We first spoke to Cameron Norrie on the Control the Controllables podcast back in August 2020. He was at the US Open and sat at 76 in the ATP rankings. Since then, Cameron has won 4 ATP titles including the Masters 1000 in I…

Coaches

#160: Jofre Porta - Effort is not a Sacrifice

May 3, 2022

Jofre Porta is one of a handful of tennis coaches who can say they´ve worked with two world number 1 players from a young age. The Spanish coach helped guide Carlos Moya from juniors to top of the ATP rankings, and also work…

Coaches

#155: Alistair Higham - Match Flow Momentum

March 15, 2022

“It feels like he´s got the momentum right now¨ “There´s been a big shift in momentum in this set¨ “Everything seems to be going against her¨ We hear phrases like these a lot when we watch tennis, and we can feel them when w…

Coaches

#152: Piotr Sierzputowski – The Modern Day Coach

Feb. 22, 2022

In today´s episode we speak to Piotr Sierzputowski, the former coach of top 5 WTA player Iga Swiatek. Piotr was Iga´s coach from age 15 to 20, guiding her from top junior to a career high of 4 in the WTA rankings. Iga became…

Former Players Coaches

#151: Dan Smethurst - ATP Player to WTA Coach

Feb. 15, 2022

Dan Smethurst is a British tennis coach and former player who most recently worked with top WTA player Johanna Konta. A talented youngster, Dan was world junior number 29 before playing on the ITF and ATP Challenger Tour, re…

ATP Coaches

#148: Stanford Evans Boster - One voice, two weapons!

Jan. 25, 2022

Stanford Evans Boster is a South African who has made USA his home, and American Tennis is lucky to have him. He is the current coach to Junior World Number 4, Victor Lilov who made the final of the Boys Singles at Junior Wi…

Coaches Coach Education

Episode 143: Keith Reynolds - Are we selling the game of tennis the right way?

Nov. 30, 2021

Keith Reynolds is a British tennis coach who has experienced the sport at all levels. He is the co-owner and founder of The Watchorn Tennis Club in Derbyshire which has produced 29 National Champions. He´s also coached many …

Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

Episode 141: Lucie Ahl - No Challenge Too Big

Nov. 9, 2021

Lucie Ahl is a former British number 1 and WTA 161 singles player. She competed numerous times at Grand Slams and has a 100% record at the Fed Cup representing Great Britain. Life after playing tennis professionally has take…

Former Players Coaches Tennis Academy Commentators

Episode 139: Jimmy Arias - The forehand that changed tennis

Oct. 26, 2021

Jimmy Arias is a former world number 5. At the age of 15, he became the youngest person to achieve a world ranking, and went onto win 5 ATP singles titles and the 1981 French Open Mixed Doubles. During his career he has had …

Coaches

Episode 138: Fernando Segal - Tennis is for Life

Oct. 19, 2021

Fernando Segal is a world-leading coach, tennis development expert and an influential figure in the tennis world. From Argentina, Fernando has more than 40 years experience in coaching. During that time he´s written 11 books…

Coaches Junior Tennis LTA Tennis Academy

Episode 137: Ben Haran - Find Your Mentor

Oct. 12, 2021

Ben Haran is one of the leading tennis coaches in Great Britain. He is the Head Coach at Reeds Tennis Academy in Surrey, where for the past 17 years he´s guided dozens of young players to national and international level. A …

Coaches LTA S&C

Episode 136: Matt Little - Andy Murray´s S&C Coach

Oct. 5, 2021

Matt Little is one of the world´s most renowned S&C Coaches. He´s worked with Andy Murray for the past 14 years, through the highs and lows of 3 Grand Slam titles, 2 Olympic gold medals, a Davis Cup win and career-threatenin…

High Performance Current Pro Players Coaches Junior Tennis

Episode 135: Ryan Jones - What it Takes

Sept. 28, 2021

Ryan Jones is a British Coach who has been working on the ATP/ITF tour for the past 10 years. Ryan has taken Borna Coric and Kyle Edmund into the ATP top 100 and is well on the way to the same result with young British hope …

Grand Slams Current Pro Players Coaches Junior Tennis

Episode 134: Alastair Filmer - Developing a US Open Champion

Sept. 21, 2021

Up until the 2021 US Open, Alastair Filmer was known as one of Great Britain´s leading performance coaches. He´s now more commonly referred to as Emma Raducanu´s former coach. The 18-year-old has been in the spotlight since …

ATP Grand Slams Coaches US College

Episode 131: Facundo Lugones - Find a Way

Sept. 7, 2021

Facundo Lugones has been Cameron Norrie´s coach since 2017. The pair played together on the Mens Tennis Team at Texas Christian University for 12 months, before Facu became a Graduate Coach for the team. The 28-year-old Arge…