Roland Garros, Matt Robert, David Nye discussed on The Tennis Podcast
Well he be on the. Tennis team myself. Catherine wicket David law, Matt Roberts, all in attendance on a beautiful spring day with the French Open Roland Garros twenty nineteen just a couple of weeks around the corner already knee, deep in the clay court season clay court season where rough on and will be hoping to go for Roland Garros title number twelve. Of course, he won number eleven on Zimmer as some people don't really call it anymore, Roland, Garros, twenty eighteen of course, he won is eleventh, Monte Carlo title eleventh, Barcelona title as well. He is. I think you wouldn't get much dispute about him being the king of clay the greatest claycourt player of all time. You might remember that. A couple of years back, David Nye did federal special after he won his eighth Wimbledon David has quite a well live memories from his forty five years. If what Shing tennis, Matt Robert seems to have an even bigger well of memories despite being about nineteen years old, which is pretty extraordinary, so we're going to do the same for on at all. He knows if a win tight lumber twelve in a couple of weeks four weeks time, but he certainly one of the favorites he's in the mix as Matt might say and Matt's been delving into the research archives into the life of rough on the dull and we're just going to talk through the coming of age the all of it. We're going to start from the beginning, we're going to start in one thousand nine hundred eighty six vintage, if births if I if I if I ninety six is a good vintage. I thought thirteen years. But anyway, we'll take you back to June. The thirds nine thousand nine hundred six months take it away. Yes, is born into a sporting family. One of his uncles is Miguel, an Howell, who goes on to play two hundred times for Barcelona and many appearances for the national team while football and another one of his uncles is Tony who go on to be his coach..