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Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files (tennisfiles.com) is committed to helping you improve your tennis game. He will uncover the best strategies, training methods, mental attitudes, and techniques that will enable you to reach your tennis potential. Mehrban will interview the top minds in tennis on The Tennis Files Podcast, including professional and elite tennis players, coaches, trainers, authors, and other tennis experts. Tennis is a demanding and complex sport which requires hard work, con ...
 
Eurosport's Tennis Legends John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss recent changes in tennis, why the NextGen stars aren't breaking through, what makes a great rivalry and the eternal question of Nick Kyrgios... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Rembert Browne, writer and former New York Magazine and Grantland journalist, hosts a 24-hour podcast at the Anchor HQ to raise money for his former youth tennis camp, Coach Wink's NJTL, in Atlanta to attend the US Open. The podcast features conversations with various special guests recorded over 24 hours straight and published in one-hour episodes. Tune in all day and night starting Thursday, August 30th. You can donate to the cause at advantagekids.co/donate
 
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Ash Barty is World No.1 and with good reason. Aryna Sabalenka is sweeping quality players aside as if they’re nothing. So what will happen when they clash in the Madrid final on Saturday? Catherine, David and Matt assemble ahead of the business end of the tournament, give their picks, and look at the other big storylines from the men's event in the…
 
Madrid is bubbling away and Catherine finishes a day of presenting Amazon Prime Video tv coverage of the event by joining David and Matt to pick the bones out of the stories so far. What happened when Ash Barty faced Iga Swiatek? Why has Naomi Osaka yet to transfer her hard court form to clay, and will she in the future? Karolina Muchova - what mak…
 
It's another packed ATP Podcast, this time from Spain’s capital Madrid ahead of the Mutua Madrid Open and after the disappointments of 2020 we have tennis, we have fans and we have Rafael Nadal as tournament favourite. We’ll hear from Rafa very soon plus a number of his main challengers, but first we speak to Tournament Director Feliciano Lopez, de…
 
In this fragmented week for tennis - with WTA Madrid getting underway while ATP events take place in Estoril and Munich - we’ve split today’s podcast into two halves. We begin by covering the incredible WTA draw in Madrid, Novak Djokovic’s withdrawal, the return to form for Kevin Anderson and Marin Cilic, and news that there will be play on Middle …
 
On this episode of the podcast, Fabrice will reveal his four top strategies to instantly boost the amount of points and matches you are going to win. Fabrice has analyzed well over 1 million points at the ATP/WTA level and will show you four of the most effective strategies he's uncovered that you can use to play more strategically-sound tennis. Fa…
 
World No.1 Ashleigh Barty tallied her 11th career title and a tour-leading third of the season at the 2021 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, rallying from a set down in her last three matches to take the title in her tournament debut. Barty reflects on the success of her long overseas trip so far, which has seen her win titles in Miami and Stuttgart and r…
 
Catherine, David and Matt discuss an exhilarating finals weekend of clay-court tennis across Europe. Has Aryna Sabalenka conquered clay now after her run to the Stuttgart final? What is Ash Barty’s best surface? How did Aslan Karatsev save 23 break points against Novak Djokovic in Belgrade? In what way has Matteo Berrettini been a forgotten man? Ca…
 
It's a special episode of Match Point Canada! This week we're joined by podiatrist and tennis shoe expert and aficionado Zach Thomas - he discusses the new Roger Federer On shoe, as we announce a very special giveaway for one lucky listener! Meantime, Rafael Nadal captured a 12th career crown from the Barcelona Open, Matteo Berrettini delivered in …
 
We hear from the king of clay Rafael Nadal and the man with more tour wins so far this year than anyone else, Stefanos Tsitsipas. Andy Murray looks back on the past 12 months, we have teen sensations Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz, there’s also Denis Shapovalov on hitting the clay, Diego Schwartzman on perhaps his sweetest success yet and we’re w…
 
With ATP and WTA 500 tournaments in full swing in Barcelona and Stuttgart, Catherine, David and Matt react to the action so far, including what Felix Auger-Aliassime’s win over Denis Shapovalov tells us about both players, a lovely moment between Frances Tiafoe and Carlos Alcaraz, Fabio Fognini’s disqualification, aggro between Dan Evans and Corent…
 
On this episode of the podcast, Mehrban and Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching reveal the 8 biggest training mistakes that are preventing you from reaching your tennis potential. Have you ever wondered what is truly holding you back from getting unstuck and progressing to the next level? You may think it’s because of the way you hit your serve…
 
Do you get nervous during tennis matches causing you to play worse, get tight, and choke? If so this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is a must listen because you'll discover a step by step process for dealing with anxiety, finding peace with competitive situations, and truly performing your best.…
 
After Stefanos Tsitsipas easily beat Dan Evans and Andrey Rublev on finals weekend in Monte Carlo to claim the title, Catherine, David and Matt talk it all through. Why does Tsitsipas’ game transfer so well to clay? How significant was it that he won a Masters 1000 event for the first time? What did we learn about Rublev this week? And what should …
 
Seb Lauzier looks back on events in Monte-Carlo with the help of ATP Tennis Radio commentators Gigi Salmon and Miles Maclagan. In addition to the discussion, we also hear from the champion, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Fernando Vicente, coach of runner-up Andrey Rublev. There's also an exclusive interview with ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi who sat down in…
 
Team Canada delivered a playoff tie victory of Serbia at the Billie Jean King Cup to move into qualifiers for 2022! To recap the performance, Caroline Cameron of Sportsnet joins us as we discuss the great showing of Leylah Fernandez, Rebecca Marino's amazing story, and Canada's prospects on the international stage moving forward. We also recap a bi…
 
After Dan Evans stunned Novak Djokovic in Monte Carlo for the biggest win of his career, we thought we’d better record a podcast. How much was Evans’ victory down to his inspired play and how much was it due to Djokovic being below par? Can we read anything into this defeat for Djokovic? Where has Evans’ clay court form come from? And in what way i…
 
On this episode I’ve got another Tennis Summit 2021 preview for you of two awesome mental game sessions. In case you haven’t heard, I am hosting Tennis Summit 2021, a free online tennis conference which has become the largest one in the world (over 14k players and coaches attended in 2020)! From April 19-24, over 40 world class coaches and experts …
 
This episode is really two separate shows put together, but we trust there is something in it for everyone. In the first part, we recap the results of last week, again imploring more kindness towards tennis players who are going through it, while in the next breath calling for the heads of those who act a fool. We also touch on the news coming out …
 
Catherine emerges from a day talking to Billie Jean King, Victoria Azarenka, Chanda Rubin, Caroline Weir and Annika Sorenstam on the ITF’s global forum on gender equality to share her experience with David and Matt. If you would like to watch the forum, you can - https://youtu.be/YFnEdyIIycE. After that, Catherine, David and Matt discussed the star…
 
Team Canada gets set for a crucial Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie this week against Serbia. Canada will feature Leylah Fernandez, Rebecca Marino, Sharon Fichman, and Carol Zhao in the tie. We speak with captain of the team Heidi El Tabakh on her expectations, the importance of Leylah Fernandez, and the opportunity that lies ahead for the group. W…
 
We've got two Nadal's for the price of one on this week's podcast as Rafa talks about getting going again on Clay, whilst Uncle Toni joins us to talk about his new coaching relationship with young Canadian, Felix Auger-Aliassime.We also hear from recent Miami Masters champion, Hubert Hurkacz and runner-up at that event, Jannik Sinner, plus David Go…
 
Ben and Courtney(!) join forces once more to discuss the breakout stories of the Miami Open, of which there were many. We lead off with a long chat about Ash Barty, the WTA #1 who seemed to prove her claim to that mantle more than ever with her title. Why did this title feel so big for a player who has already achieved so much? We then discuss Bian…
 
Our guest this week is wheelchair tennis legend Esther Vergeer. One of the sport’s greatest ever champions, Vergeer spoke to Catherine about how turning to sport helped her after she became paralysed from the waist down as a child, why she embraced using a mental coach throughout her career, what it’s like psychologically to be on a 470-match winni…
 
After several months of preparation and hard work, I am super excited to announce that Tennis Summit 2021, a free online tennis conference that I am hosting, is now open for registration! From April 19-24, over 40 world class coaches and experts will reveal proven strategies, techniques, mental and fitness exercises to level up your game. And the m…
 
The final few days in Miami gave Catherine Whitaker, David Law and Matt Roberts much to discuss. In what way did Ash Barty make a statement by defending her title? How much did we miss out on by not seeing a fully fit Bianca Andreescu in the final? Were we surprised by the level of tennis Hubert Hurkacz produced to win his maiden Masters 1000 title…
 
"In the last few months, literally millions of people have discovered our sport and they're out playing tennis for the first time." This week, the TENNIS.com Podcast is excited to bring in special guest, USTA CEO Mike Dowse. Dowse started his role at the USTA in January of last year, just in time for the craziest year in tennis history. While it’s …
 
Bianca Andreescu reached the fifth final of her career, falling in the title match in Miami to Ash Barty. We recap the terrific run from Andreescu, and what lies ahead on the clay. Brett Connors, co-host of Advantage Connors podcast, and son to the legendary Jimmy Connors joins us to discuss some tennis, betting on Bianca, and his life and career. …
 
On court, tennis welcomed its first Polish Masters 1000 champ, Hubi Hurkacz; and the reigning #1 Ash Barty knocked down a slew of hardcourt contenders to defend her Miami crown. Off court (or on court if you're Pospisil), the contentious debate on player representation and tennis governance reared its head. What does the PTPA want? How is tennis' c…
 
Seb Lauzier presents the final podcast from Miami, a tournament in which Hubert Hurkacz of Poland claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title and a first title at that level for a Polish player. During the course of the podcast we hear from Hurkacz, alongside his coach, Craig Boynton and we also get the views of Jannik Sinner's coach, Riccardo Piatti, he…
 
As the Miami Open reaches the closing stages, Catherine Whitaker and David Law catch up to discuss the tournament’s major storylines from the second week so far: Why are David and Catherine surprised by how excited they are about Sebastian Korda’s potential? How does Roberto Bautista Agut cause Daniil Medvedev problems every time they face off? Was…
 
April 1st has a very deep and special meaning for me and in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast I’ll reveal what it is. You’ll learn how it has shaped my growth as a tennis player, coach, business owner and much more. This single perspective and focus has done more to help me accomplish my goals on and off the court than anything else over…
 
The Miami Open, which has been in a state of flux in recent years, is underway this week in the parking lot of the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens in front of a scant crowd and limited media, and with an especially depleted men's player field. To get a feel for how it's going on the ground, Ben checks in with Miami Herald columnist Michelle Kauf…
 
On Episode 192 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Lisa Stone, the founder of Parenting Aces, to talk about how to develop successful junior and college tennis players. Lisa has created one of the most valuable resources for tennis parents and junior players with her Parenting Aces platform. Fortunately for us, she took the initiative to res…
 
Think tennis could work better? So does pretty much everyone who works in tennis. Ben is joined by David Yaffe-Bellany of Bloomberg News, author of a recent piece exploring the long tradition of dysfunction and underperforming within the business side of tennis. What are the roots of the disorganization and the animosity? What are possible fixes to…
 
He's a former Wimbledon junior singles champion and current ATP pro. American Noah Rubin is a guest on this week's Match Point Canada as he discusses some great moments of his career and also gives insight into his Behind the Racquet platform. We talk all things Miami Open as Canadian Bianca Andreescu produces her biggest win of the season and we h…
 
A few days into the Miami Open and we don’t know where to look because there are so many fantastic matches and storylines. Catherine stepped out of the Prime Video studio for a while to join David and Matt to cover the wins for Bianca Andreescu, Ash Barty and Ons Jabeur, as well as a cramping Daniil Medvedev, a resurgent Frances Tiafoe and young Fi…
 
We look back on events from week 1 of the Miami Open presented by Itaú and hear from Frances Tiafoe's coach, Wayne Ferreira, Frédéric Fontang, coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime and young American players Mackenzie McDonald and Ernesto Escobedo. With tennis players mental health being front and centre of mind, we also speak to Todd Ellenbecker, the ATP…
 
Catherine is presenting live TV coverage of the Miami Open on Prime Video, but that isn’t enough to stop podcast production, and we had plenty to get our teeth into, including the comeback of Ana Konjuh, confidence-boosting wins for Sloane Stephens and Katie Boulter, and Jack Draper's unfortunate retirement. Elsewhere, we dissect the explosive comm…
 
On Episode 191 of The Tennis Files Podcast, coach Joshua Oxley talks about the importance of emotional intelligence and how to maximize your tennis potential. I connected with Josh through Clubhouse where he hosts a morning audio room answering players’ questions to help them improve with fellow coach Yannick Schramm. Josh was a highly ranked ITF j…
 
Catherine, David and Matt round off the results from last week’s slate of tournaments, including debut titles for Aslan Karatsev and Leylah Fernandez, yet another semi-final defeat for Denis Shapovalov, more fireworks from Lorenzo Musetti in Acapulco, a mid-match earthquake, a tense victory for Alexander Zverev over Stefanos Tsitsipas, and the cont…
 
Canadian Leylah Fernandez earned her maiden WTA title at the Monterrey Open from Mexico! We recap the incredible week and achievement from the 18 year-old, as she continues to rapidly rise in the WTA rankings, and also take a look at the women's field in Miami. Guest George Bellshaw of Metro UK also joins the program to look back at the men's actio…
 
This week's programme comes from Miami and is hosted by presenter Seb Lauzier. As well as setting the scene on the ground, Seb also speaks to Tournament Director James Blake about what’s it’s taken to put this event on and to young American player Michael Mmoh who, along with Andy Murray, is one of the wildcard choices for the 2021 edition.Before h…
 
As the tours spend another week in the Middle East, the region's tennis queen Reem Abulleil joins NCR once more from (nearly) on-site in Dubai. First, Reem shares her impressions of having been on site at a tournament this week for the first time in more than a year, at ATP Dubai. How different does the empty bubble atmosphere resonate in person? T…
 
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