Grand Slams Journalists

Episode 47: Neil Harman - Close Quarters

Aug. 8, 2020

Neil Harman worked tirelessly for many years for many of the top UK Newspapers in football, and then mainly as a tennis correspondent. An award-winning journalist and author, Neil connected with the top players such as Andy …

Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis

Episode 46: Barry Fulcher - Progressive minded

Aug. 5, 2020

Barry Fulcher was an excellent tennis player who has turned his passion to not only coaching, but also to creating a competitive structure in the UK that allows players to compete, learn and earn. This passion has been solel…

High Performance ATP WTA Former Players Coaches

Episode 45: Michael Joyce - From top ATP player to top WTA Coach

Aug. 1, 2020

Michael Joyce had a very successful playing career with a career high of 64 ATP. Michael has gone on to coach some of the biggest stars in the women’s game including Victoria Azarenka, Genie Bouchard, Johanna Konta, Timea Ba…

Coaches Wheelchair Tennis

Episode 44: Mark Bullock - Tennis is for everyone!

July 30, 2020

Mark Bullock has dedicated his coaching career to making tennis inclusive to all. He spent many years at the ITF working and developing wheelchair tennis globally including its presence at all 4 of the Grand Slams. Over the …

Journalists

Episode 43: Mike Dickson - Tennis through a ‘media’ lense

July 25, 2020

Mike Dickson has been a sports journalist for 35 years, including 30 years at the Daily Mail. He has predominantly covered tennis as his major sport during this time and has been very close to British Tennis, reporting on al…

High Performance Former Players ITF Mental Health Irish Tennis

Episode 42: James McGee - The light side of Vegas!

July 22, 2020

James McGee is a former Irish Davis Cup Player and number one. He reached the top 150 ATP including qualifying at the 2014 US Open in dramatic circumstances, listen out for that. James shares his insights into the tour, Iris…

Sports Psychology Mental Health

Episode 41: Mental Health Awareness Week - Anthony Ross

July 18, 2020

Anthony Ross is a world leading Sports Psychologist whose background is in Clinical Psychology. Anthony takes a look at our stories from the week and offers advice, reframes the way that we look at mental health ‘issues’ and…

High Performance Coaches Mental Health

Episode 40: Mental Health Awareness Week - Matt Hingley

July 17, 2020

In todays episode of our Mental Health Awareness week we speak to Matt Hingley. Matt has competed on and off on the ITF futures tour for the last 7-8 years whilst juggling a tennis coaching career to fund this. Does he do ei…

Coaches Mental Health

Episode 39: Mental Health Awareness Week - Joe Dixon

July 16, 2020

In today´s episode of our Mental Health Awareness Week we speak to tennis coach Joe Dixon. Joe was a coach at SotoTennis Academy for 6 years and continues to work at an International Player level in the UK. He has experience…

High Performance Current Pro Players Mental Health

Episode 38: Mental Health Awareness Week - Liam Broady

July 15, 2020

In todays episode of our Mental Health Awareness Week, we speak to GB tennis player Liam Broady. Liam discusses the mental health battles he has experienced over the past few years and how he has worked through and built him…

High Performance Coaches Junior Tennis Mental Health

Episode 37: Mental Health Awareness Week - Fran Lewis

July 14, 2020

In today´s episide of our Mental Health Awareness week we speak to British coach Fran Lewis. Fran is a top coach in Wales working with International Juniors. She discusses the potential challenges for coaches working with yo…

High Performance ATP Current Pro Players Mental Health

Episode 36: Mental Health Awareness Week - Noah Rubin

July 13, 2020

In the third episode of our Mental Health Awareness week, we speak to American tennis player Noah Rubin. Noah has been as high as 125 ATP and is a former Junior Wimbledon Champion. He is also a former USTA junior national ch…

Episode 35 - Mental Health Awareness Week Introduction

July 12, 2020

Dan introduces the fantastic guests that we have throughout the week with 1 podcast being released each day to help bring awareness to a subject that isn’t talked about enough, yet is in all of our daily lives. Dan also expl…

High Performance Coaches ITF Junior Tennis Grass Roots

Episode 34: Paul Casey - Bleed Green

July 11, 2020

Former Irish National Coach Paul Casey talks from the heart about his ideas on how Irish Tennis can and should develop, from his experiences as a player and as a coach for 40+ years. Paul talks to Control the Controllables a…

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Junior Tennis

Episode 33: Donald Young - Young superstar to seasoned veteran!

July 8, 2020

Donald Young has been on our screens since 2005 when he was World Junior Number 1 aged 15. The American broke into the top 100 ATP at 18-years-old and has a career high of 38. Donald won 3 Grand Slams as a junior and reached…

High Performance Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

Episode 32: Martin Lee - Management of disappointment

July 4, 2020

Martin Lee is one of a very select few British Male Players to reach the ‘Holy Grail’ of Top 100 ATP. Was it an easy journey there? Find out more....

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Former Players Commentators

Episode 31: Barry Cowan - You’ll never walk alone!

July 1, 2020

Former GB Davis Cup Player Barry Cowan discusses his tennis journey which took him from Liverpool to taking Pete Sampras to 5 tough sets at Wimbledon. Since then Barry has moved onto the other side of the camera as a Sky Spo…

High Performance ATP Former Players Singles ITF Tennis Academy

Episode 30: Peter Bothwell - Realities of the Futures Tour

June 27, 2020

Irish Davis Cup Player Peter Bothwell has recently retired from the ATP/ITF Tour after 6 years of professional tennis. We dig into why Pete has made that decision at the age of 24 and the realities of the futures tour and in…

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

Episode 29: James Trotman - Born to Coach!

June 24, 2020

James Trotman was a top 10 player in Europe from an early age who went onto win multiple Junior Grand Slams. He was then struck down with a career-ending illness. Not one to dwell, he put his passion into his coaching and ha…

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles

Episode 28: Aisam Qureshi - Humanity first.. Tennis second!

June 20, 2020

Aisam Qureshi is a tennis player from Pakistan who has made the top 10 ATP Doubles and two Grand Slam finals. He is Pakistan´s most successful singles and doubles player and at age 41, he is still going strong. Aisam has use…

High Performance ATP WTA Grand Slams Coaches Junior Tennis

Episode 27: Judy Murray - Super Mum!

June 17, 2020

Judy Murray is a Scottish tennis coach and the Mum of global superstars Jamie and Andy Murray. A former player, she became Scottish National Coach in 1995. She was the GB Fed Cup Captain between 2011-2016, and in 2017 was aw…

ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Singles Junior Tennis LTA

Episode 26: Dan Evans - Skills pay the bills!

June 15, 2020

GB tennis player Dan Evans talks to Control the Controllables about his incredible journey which has taken him inside the top 100 ATP on 3 occasions. The British number 1 discusses how he overcame injuries and a drug ban, an…

High Performance ATP Current Pro Players Singles

Episode 25: John Millman - The journey man.. or is he?

June 13, 2020

John Millman has been ranked as high as 33 in the world. In 2018 he beat Roger Federer to progress to the US Open Quarter-final. We delve into his tennis journey and into his strong intelligent opinions on the direction of t…

High Performance WTA Former Players Doubles US College

Episode 24: Sarah Borwell - The US College Guru!

June 10, 2020

GB´s Sarah Borwell went from a nervous young girl who didn’t want to compete, to the top 200 WTA singles and 65 in the world in doubles. Listen to why, how and what she is now doing to help 100´s of young players realise the…