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What We Learned from the 2019 French Open
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim and Jamie Lisanti recap and review the 2019 French Open, after two weeks on the clay in Paris concluded with Rafael Nadal winning his 12th Roland Garros and 23-year-old Ash Barty capturing her first major Grand Slam title. What are the biggest takeways from the second major of the year? Wertheim and Lisanti talk about what they learned, including: what Nadal's victory means in terms of tennis history and what it says about the Big Three's dominance over men's tennis for the past decade; what Ash Barty's two-year break from tennis before surging to win Roland Garros says about burnout and mental health in tennis; how the sport and the major tournaments can fix the problem with empty seats at majors; plus, way-too-early picks for Wimbledon 2019 and much more.
Aired 10 months ago 50:58
Rowan Ricardo Phillips on the Year in Tennis in 2017
On this week's episode, poet and writer Rowan Ricardo Phillips joins the podcast to talk about his Nov. 2018 book, The Circuit: A Tennis Odyssey, which chronicles 2017 as seen through the unique prism of its historic tennis season. Wertheim and Phillips discuss his inspiration behind the book, what he learned about tennis and himself through examining this particular season, how tennis touches the world in many ways and much more.
Aired 6 months ago 14:47
Inside the Tour with Nina and Irina Debating Federers chances against Nadal at Roland Garros
Week 2 of Roland Garros has been highlighted by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer setting up their 39th career meeting in Fridayâ€™s semifinals. TENNIS.com Podcast co-hosts Irina Falconi and Nina Pantic debate Federerâ€™s chances. Federer may have won their last five meetings, but itâ€™s hard to give the Swiss the edge against the King of â€¦ Continue reading Inside the Tour with Nina and Irina â€” Debating Federerâ€™s chances against Nadal at Roland Garros â†’