Robbie Koenig - "Tennis Nearer the Gods"


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The legendary South African commentator, Robbie Koenig is this week's podcast guest 🇿🇦
Robbie is a former player and coach who now finds himself in the commentary box 🎤 He is well known in the tennis world for his coverage of some of the best moments in the sport 💪
We talk:

  • Quarantine in Australia
  • His professional tennis career
  • The transition to commentary
  • How he comes up with his iconic one-liners
  • Traveling on the tennis tour

There are even a few Netflix movie/documentary suggestions in the episode 😃
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Episode Chapters
6:59 - Quarantine in Australia

10:14 - Historical match analysis

12:27 - Playing professional tennis

25:27 - How he got into commentary

28:30 - Legendary commentary lines!

34:14 - Playing Andy Murray in Doubles
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