Nov. 9, 2021

Episode 141: Lucie Ahl - No Challenge Too Big

Episode 141: Lucie Ahl - No Challenge Too Big

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 taken Lucie into coaching, as a travelling coach with Laura Robson, Jodie Burrage and many more. She has had a successful coaching career working with top British juniors and senior players, both male and female. 

She´s also now a member of the LTA Coach Education Team, helping develop the next generation of GB coaches. 

Lucie´s voice can be frequently heard on TV and Radio as a commentator for Amazon Prime, Tennis TV, Eurosport and Wimbledon Radio.

Episode Highlights

In today´s episode, listen to Lucie Ahl chat to CTC Host Dan Kiernan about:-

  • Her journey from average junior to British number one.
  • Her reflections on the highs and lows of her pro career.
  • The challenges of being a female coach in a male dominant industry.
  • The challenges she set herself away from the court, including Ironman targets.
  • British Tennis Coaches and the shortage of career pathways.
  • Her favourite tennis moments she has commentated on.

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