Episode 196: Paul Annacone and Giri Nathan


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To set the table for the upcoming US Open, Ben chats with two guys who see tennis through very different lenses. First up is Paul Annacone, a former ATP #12 and a past coach of Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, Tim Henman, and Sloane Stephens, who is out with his first book Coaching for Life. We talk all sorts of aspects of coaching relationships, and how they evolve with a player's age and experience.

Next, Ben chats with Giri Nathan, who has taken the helm of Deadspin's suddenly robust tennis coverage. How does the reverence of tennis mesh with the irreverence of Deadspin?

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