Current Pro Players US College

#176: Ryan Peniston on his Breakthrough Year

Sept. 30, 2022

In today´s episode we speak to GB´s Ryan Peniston. Ryan has had his breakthrough year on the ATP Tour reaching a career high of 123, with wins over top 50 players Casper Rudd, Holger Rune and Francisco Cerundolo. He had an a…

Former Players

#175: Roger Federer Retirement Special

Sept. 23, 2022

Roger Federer will play the final match of his incredible career today at the Laver Cup in London. The 20 time Grand Slam Champion and former World number 1 will team up with his greatest rival Rafael Nadal in the doubles, a…

Grand Slams

#174: US Open 2022 - A New Grand Slam Champion & a Farewell

Sept. 14, 2022

What an amazing two weeks at Flushing Meadows for the 2022 US Open! Lots to discuss with our panellists; from the old to the new and story lines aplenty in between. We have two new Champions in Iga Swiatek and Carlos Alcaraz…

#173: Monty Panesar - The Spin Doctor

Sept. 6, 2022

What an exciting US Open it´s been! As it draws to an end, we´ve taken the chance to speak to former England cricketer Monty Panesar about the trials and tribulations of professional sport. As you´ll hear, there´s many simil…

Grand Slams

#172: US Open Preview 2022

Aug. 30, 2022

As the final Grand Slam of 2022 gets started, we bring together our amazing panelists to discuss all things US Open. We are joined for the first time on our Grand Slam panel by native New Yorker and ATP Player Noah Rubin. Re…

Former Players Doubles US College

#171: Ken Skupski on his Retirement from Pro Tennis

Aug. 9, 2022

Ken Skupski is one of GB´s most successful doubles players. After a career spanning 3 decades, he recently retired from pro tennis playing his last match in the Mens Doubles at Wimbledon. In today´s episode, Ken talks throug…

Former Players Coaches

#170: Neville Godwin - It´s about the Player not the Coach

July 26, 2022

In today´s episode we speak to ATP Coach and former pro player Neville Godwin. Neville reached a career high of 90 in the world in singles and 57 in doubles during his career, and won the US Open Boys Doubles as a junior in …

Grand Slams

#169: Wimbledon 2022 Review

July 16, 2022

Wimbledon 2022 was another fantastic event, full of stories and stand out performances. After all the pre-event hype around the ban of Russian and Belarusian players and no ATP/WTA points, the tennis did the talking at SW19.…

ATP Former Players Doubles

#168: Ross Hutchins - Inside the ATP

July 8, 2022

Ross Hutchins is a former top 30 doubles player and the Chief Tour Officer at the ATP. He comes from a strong British tennis stock, as the son of Paul Hutchins, former GB Davis Cup captain and British tennis great. Ross won …

Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles US College

#167: Wimbledon 2022 Preview

June 28, 2022

It´s our favourite time of the year, and Wimbledon 2022 has kicked off with a bang! 9 Brits are already through to Round 2, the most since 1997. This year there are more than 60 former and current US College players in the m…

#166: Jack Draper - GB´s Rising Star on the ATP Tour

June 21, 2022

Jack Draper is one of Great Britain´s hottest up and coming prospects. At 20-years-old he broke into the world´s top 100 ATP rankings in June. It came on the same day that he picked up his first win over a top 20 player, bea…

Grand Slams

#165: French Open 2022 Review

June 7, 2022

The 2022 French Open was an historic event. Rafael Nadal won his 14th Roland Garros and 22nd Grand Slam, as he beat Casper Ruud in the final. Iga Swiatek moved to 35 match wins in a row, and her 2nd French Open title in 3 ye…

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…

#163: French Open 2022 Preview

May 26, 2022

The second Grand Slam of the season is underway! Can Iga Swiatek build on her 30-match winning streak to win the French Open for a second time? Will it be Djokovic, Nadal or man of the moment Carlos Alcaraz making it through…

#162: Mark ´Beef´ Taylor – Supporting Ash Barty

May 17, 2022

Mark ¨Beef¨ Taylor is the Head S&C Coach at Tennis Australia based out of Brisbane. He is better known as fitness coach to former WTA world number 1 Ash Barty, before she shocked the tennis world by quitting the game aged 25…

Current Pro Players

#161: Dalma Gálfi – Breaking into the world´s top 100

May 10, 2022

Dalma Gálfi is a former World junior number 1 and Junior Grand Slam champion. Dalma had a strong start to her Pro career, quickly rising up the WTA rankings to 136 in the world aged just 19. After a challenging 4 years, the …

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…

Former Players

#159: Josh Sapwell - Tennis Was Easy

April 12, 2022

At 14, GB tennis player Josh Sapwell was tipped to be the next Andy Murray. Having won National and European events as a junior, he became the U14 Junior World Champion in 2010, winning the prestigious Orange Bowl event in M…

Coaches

#158: Dr Mark Kovacs - The Serve Doctor

April 5, 2022

In today´s episode we´re unpacking the biomechanics of the serve with Dr Mark Kovacs. Known as the number one serve doctor in the world, Dr Mark Kovacs has held a number of roles in elite sport including performance p hysiol…

#157: Dave Pilgrim - Does Tennis need the Betting Industry?

March 29, 2022

This episode aims to shine a light on a very different area of tennis: betting and gambling. Tennis is one of the most popular sports to bet on, but match fixing is also an ongoing issue. Dave Pilgrim has over 20 years of ex…

#156: Matt Reid - Australia´s Unofficial Tennis Mentor

March 22, 2022

In today´s episode we speak to Australian tennis player Matt Reid. Matt has partnered some of the biggest names in Australian tennis during his career, including Nick Kyrgios, Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic. He has a caree…

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…

#154: Barbara Schett-Eagle – Game, Schett & Match

March 8, 2022

Today is International Women´s Day and what better way to mark it than hearing from one of the most recognisable faces and voices in tennis. Barbara Schett-Eagle reached a career high of number 7 in the world in singles and …

Former Players

#153: Ukraine´s Sergiy Stakhovsky on fighting for his country

March 1, 2022

Just a few weeks ago, Ukrainian tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky was playing the final match of his career at the Australian Open. After nearly 20 years on the tour, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in January, ready …