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Cheeky Volley is a tennis and culture podcast. Cheeky Volley is hosted and produced by Kabir Mehta and Alexander Levine, who met playing tennis in college. Kabir's intimate knowledge of the sport is filtered through his childhood in Miami, where each year he ball-boyed for the world’s top-ranked men and women at the Miami Open—Federer, Serena, Roddick, Agassi to name a few. Alex will dive deep into the recesses of Kabir's extensive tennis knowledge and offer a few opinions of his own develop ...
 
Advantage Connors is an ongoing conversation between Tennis legend Jimmy Connors & son Brett Connors. Follow along as they cover the worlds of tennis & gambling on a weekly basis along with whatever else pops into their head that day. Jimmy Connors is a tennis legend having played professionally for over 30 years. His record 109 ATP tournament wins still stands today, & includes 8 grand slam titles. Brett Connors has worked in live Tennis production for 12 years. Having also traveled the tou ...
 
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.
 
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Iga Swiatek captured her first hardcourt title and second career title, winning the 2021 Adelaide International with a 6-2, 6-2 win over No.2 seed Belinda Bencic in the final. Everything came together perfectly for Swiatek in Adelaide, where she steamrolled through the field to drop just 23 games over five matches, finishing her successful week by …
 
For the first time in a month, George goes more than an hour without talking about Nick Kyrgios.NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Loc…
 
Naomi Osaka captured her fourth major title at the Australian Open, defeating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 to win her 2nd title in Melbourne. Osaka has now pulled off the New York-Melbourne double twice in her young career, and she will leave Australia riding a 21-match winning streak. Osaka joined the podcast by phone from Melbourne to reflect on her w…
 
Daniil Medvedev is unfazed by this moment — he does not care what anyone thinks, and he feels pretty “ehh” about Cheeky Volley — even if they feature the Shakespeare of Tennis commentating — the legendary Robbie Koenig! Somewhere between an epiphany during a car ride in upstate New York with his coach/trainer Gilles Cervara, and his pursuit of appl…
 
The Australian Open gives the boys plenty to talk about, including Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic, abdominal injuries and the state of the draw.NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to lis…
 
Sinner vs Shapovalov, Dan Evans' first title, the sad demise of Gael Monfils, Benoit Paire's beard and the needle between Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic.NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you…
 
After weeks of winter training for the ATP Challenger Tour in Monte Carlo, Kabir, Brett and Asher return to the Cheeky Volley Notting Hill Studio for Episode 25. They call up Tom Perfrement to discuss the state of Aussie tennis, Tom's cheeky junior match against Nick Kyrgios, Kyrgios' municipal bond portfolio and the men's draw. Should Brett switch…
 
NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Locker Room on your iPhone and follow George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton.…
 
Daniela welcomes the Chairman of the Scientific Commission of the World Federation In Sports Medicine, Dr. Dusan Hamar to The Real DNA podcast. Daniela and Dr. Hamar talk about prevention and recovery for athletes, strength and physical fitness training for the elderly, and the DNA of quality of life through fitness. Also, Dr. Hamar shares his stro…
 
Back after a holiday break we get into the upcoming super bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs -3.5 and Tampa Bay Bucs. Tom Brady playing in his 10th super bowl proves that he still had something left in the tank after leaving New England, and the Bucs will be the first team to play a home game for a ring. With all the craziness surrounding …
 
NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Locker Room on your iPhone and follow George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton.…
 
NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Locker Room on your iPhone and follow George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton.…
 
The first of a series of episodes where Daniela explores Business After Sports. Daniela talks with Craig Tiley, Tournament Director of The Austrailian Open, CEO of Tennis Austrailia, and former NCAA Tennis coach. Craig gives his advice on how athletes should transition after sports, the challenges of running a Grand Slam Tournament in the Covid era…
 
Aryna Sabalenka can't lose. The 22-year-old Belarusian finished the 2020 season with back-to-back titles and she kicked off her 2021 season with another, defeating Veronika Kudermetova 6-2, 6-2 to win the Abu Dhabi WTA Women's Tennis Open. Her winning week extended her career-best winning streak to 15 matches, secured her third consecutive title an…
 
NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Locker Room on your iPhone and follow George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton.…
 
NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be able to. If you want to listen live at 9pm on Monday nights, download Locker Room on your iPhone and follow George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton.…
 
Want to learn the DNA of transitioning from the highest level of professional sports to a second career? Daniela discusses retirement and transition along with the small task of coaching the best to ever play, Roger Federer. Former Top 5 ATP player, Davis Cup Champion, and current Federer coach Ivan Ljubičić joins The Real DNA Podcast for a special…
 
Daniela catches up with former World #1 and multi-Grand Slam Champion, Sir Andy Murray. Daniela and Andy talk about the skills of broadcasting tennis, the desire to be in top physical shape, and Andy reveals his attempts at both art and cooking! Daniela also gets to Andy's real DNA and we find out what means more than winning or losing to him.…
 
Calvin reveals Roger Federer has been hitting with players already in his race to be fit for the Australian Open, George discusses an unusually revealing interview with Jo Konta and James bemoans Guillermo Vilas' lost world No 1 status.NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chanc…
 
George updates us on the possibility of Indian Wells being cancelled imminently, Calvin introduces to his current charge, British tennis player Luke Johnson, and James asks who really *was* Jimmy Connors.NB This is a raw recording of a conversation on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a t…
 
Dominic Thiem's Grand Slam breakthrough year, picked by Calvin, earned him the listeners' vote for Player of the Year over George's Novak Djokovic, much to George's chagrin.NB This is a raw recording of the lads on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be ab…
 
James Gray, George Bellshaw and Calvin Betton chat over Medvedev's ATP Finals victory, whether Dominic Thiem has a problem in finals and what has happened to Novak Djokovic?NB This is a raw recording of the lads on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be ab…
 
Takato rada nad zlato:) ale hlavne spomienky na nase zaciatky v podani v mojho uplne prveho kondicneho trenera Marosa Molnara.Stretli sme sa presne pred 25 rokmi,na mne si skusal vsetky nove cviky,cize som bola taky pokusny kralik:)A hlavne ziadna posilka vtedy,ci v snehu ci v dazdi,vsetko pekne vonku aj ked bolo -10stupnov! A ked Maros doniesol pr…
 
James, George and Calvin discuss the difficulties surrounding the Australian swing that could jeopardise the first Grand Slam of 2021, whether Rafael Nadal is at real risk of going out of the ATP World Tour Finals at the group stages and what happens when an overnight storm floods your tennis court.By Love Tennis Podcast
 
In the latest episode of Tennis Legends, we mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the ATP Finals with a trip down memory lane with Ivan Lendl, Alex Corretja and Mats Wilander. Lendl, a five-time winner of the end-of-year competition, recalls some of his successes while Corretja relives an infamous defeat to Pete Sampras... The legends also turn the…
 
We recap the final masters 1000 of the year in Paris as Daniil Medvedev took home his first tournament of 2020 beating Sacha Zverev in 3 sets. How will the allegations surrounding Zverev impact his game on the court going forward and is it time for the ATP to take a look at their domestic violence behavior policy? Then we look ahead to the ATP fina…
 
NB We had some sound-related technical difficulties with George's microphone in the first eight minutes of the pod which we did eventually fix. If it annoys you too much, please skip forward to eight minutes and enjoy the rest! We talked about Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, the joy of doubles for Felix Auger-Aliassime and the end of the women's…
 
Daniela talks to Paris Masters and Roland Garros tournament director, prior France Davis Cup coach, as well as former top 5 tour player, Guy Forget. Daniela and Guy discuss Rafa's incredible win at Roland Garros weeks ago, the 2020 ATP Paris Masters tournament, and what Guy feels is the DNA he has acquired from a successful life in tennis.…
 
In a conversation from earlier this summer, Daniela chats with top 10 and former #1 player Karolína Plíšková. Daniela and Karolína discuss playing on clay, what Karolína did during Covid shutdown, and Daniela looks for the answer to Karolína's DNA with regard to her cool and calm demeanor on-court.By TheRealDNA
 
Julia Goerges has announced her retirement, ending a 15-year career that that saw her break into the Top 10, make a Wimbledon semifinal, capture seven WTA singles titles, and stand shoulder-to-shoulder alongside Germany's Golden Generation of talent, with Angelique Kerber, Andrea Petkovic, and Sabine Lisicki. Goerges leaves behind a legacy of profe…
 
Aryna Sabalenka came back from the brink at the J&T Banka Ostrava Open to become the first player to sweep the singles and doubles titles at a Premier-level or higher since 2016. After being five points from losing in her first two rounds of the tournament, Sabalenka dominated down the stretch, defeating Victoria Azarenka to win her 7th WTA singles…
 
ROLAND GARROS RECAP = 0:00-29:39 First up we Re-cap the 2020 Roland Garros Championships with Rafael Nadal and Iga Światek taking home the titles. Rafa gets #13 and Iga is the first Polish player to ever win a grand slam, Jimmy and Brett discuss their roads to the titles and what the wins mean in the overall big picture of tennis. Plus we check in …
 
James Gray, George Bellshaw and Calvin Betton try to pick the bones out of Andy Murray's latest injury, Felix Auger-Aliassime's run of final defeats and the difficulty of the WTA Finals being cancelled in China.NB This is a raw recording of the lads on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a …
 
James revels in predicting Nadal to win the French Open (duh?), George predicts the next five years of tennis and Calvin recounts the tale of the worst player he has ever seen.NB This is a raw recording of the lads on a new app called Locker Room, which is providing us with the chance to podcast remotely during a time when we otherwise would not be…
 
The youngest Roland Garros champion since Monica Seles. The most dominating Roland Garros title run since Stefanie Graf. The first Grand Slam singles champion from Poland. 19-year-old Iga Swiatek checked off quite a few boxes in Paris, where she lost just 28 games to capture her first major title. The thoughtful teenager joins the podcast to reflec…
 
What can we say, it has been a cheeky year. The French Open is occurring during the Parisian fall, at limited capacity. Yet still, nothing’s really changed — it’s Rafa, it’s Novak, it’s not Zverev, and it’s not Jannik Sinner... not yet at least. The same sitcom is playing this year — Kramer bursts in to mooch some cereal from Jerry, just like Novak…
 
Daniela catches up with 16 time Grand Slam Champion coach and uncle of Roland Garros legend Rafael Nadal. Toni discusses Paris, coaching, and the DNA of what made Rafa a champion, and what it was like coaching him when he was young. According to Toni and Rafa, "winning is the consequence of the work".…
 
Is Alexander Zverev a risk to tennis in a post-Covid world? Does Novak Djokovic have a better opportunity than ever to beat Rafael Nadal in a French Open final? Who on earth is going to win the women's singles?George Bellshaw, James Gray and Calvin Betton discuss all this and more.NB This is a raw recording of the lads on a new app called Locker Ro…
 
Daniela and French Open Champion and Kei Nishikori coach Michael Chang discuss his incredible run at Roland Garros in 1989 in becoming the youngest player in history to win a Grand Salm title at 17 years old. Michael also recounts how his DNA had a special meaning during that time with the simultaneous crisis going on in Tiananmen Square, China.…
 
With so much going on in the world of sports, Jimmy and Brett cover a lot in this 20th episode of the Advantage Connors Podcast. First up, is a recap of the 2020 US Open, where Naomi Osaka and Dominic Thiem took home the titles. Thiem was able to finally break through and win his first grand slam, having lost his 3 previous chances in finals. Thiem…
 
This is a raw, unedited recording of a session on Locker Room, an audio social media app the LTP team are currently beta testing.James, George and Calvin this week discuss the French Open draw and make their predictions for the last Grand Slam of a mad year.By Love Tennis Podcast
 
Simona Halep extended her winning streak to 14 matches by finally capturing the one big clay-court title that has eluded her. The World No.2 came through in her third final in Rome to win the Internazionali BNL d'Italia for her third title of 2020 and 22nd title overall. Halep joins the podcast to reflect on her seven-year journey in Rome, the site…
 
This is a raw, unedited recording of a session on Locker Room, an audio social media app the LTP team are currently beta testing.Once again, James was not able to join, leaving George and Calvin to do their own thing. One might wonder if they're starting to enjoy it...By Love Tennis Podcast
 
Naomi Osaka became the youngest woman to capture her third major title since 2008, rallying from a set and a break down to defeat Victoria Azarenka in the final of the 2020 US Open. Osaka joins the podcast to reflect on her 11-match win-streak in the New York bubble, the keys to her title run, and how she hopes her concurrent activism will impact t…
 
All-time greats Billie Jean King and Stan Smith join Eurosport’s Mats Wilander and discuss equality, their memories of Arthur Ashe and how important players’ platforms really are. In a very special episode, the legendary trio remember the pioneering Ashe, and recall the challenges he faced while making his indelible mark on the game. King, who has …
 
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