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suzanne lenglen Discussed on The Tennis Podcast
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French Open Day 6 - Crowd chaos causes concern; Sevastova, Martic light up Roland Garros; Nadal loses a set
A day full of stunning matches was marred by crowd chaos and The Tennis Podcast has an insight into a situation that could have been serious, and must be addressed.On the court, Petra Martic and Anastasia Sevastova starred, producing wonderful all-court tennis to knock out Karolina Pliskova and Elise Mertens respectively. The pod team were in awe.Rafael Nadal lost a set of tennis at Roland Garros. Find out against whom, and how, on the pod.His quarterfinal opponent might end up being Kei Nishikori, and we finally chased him down to ask what's happened to the underarm serve he promised Catherine. Matt attended his press conference with one goal in mind ...The Tennis Podcast will be daily throughout the French Open, the Fever-Tree Championships at Queenâ€™s, and Wimbledon.It is produced in association with Telegraph Sport.
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Suzanne Lenglen, the first goddess of tennis
Suzanne Lenglen was physically ferocious, always fashionable and a disrupter of convention.
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French Open Day 5 - How on earth do you beat Naomi Osaka at a Slam? Edmund out; The bathroom break debate
After 16 consecutive match wins in a row at Grand Slam tennis tournaments, we are starting to wonder how it is even possible to beat Naomi Osaka at a major event. The Japanese player has been in trouble a number of times, but against Victoria Azarenka she extricated herself again, and is looking more of a threat as she goes along.What is her secret? How much longer can she keep this up? And why does she fail to perform well until she is nearly down and out? The Tennis Podcast team of Catherine Whitaker, Matt Roberts and Simon Briggs from the Telegraph assemble to talk it through. Elsewhere, Kyle Edmund lost limply, complaining of a knee injury as he retired set 3 against Pablo Cuevas. Whatâ€™s going on with Kyle?There was also a big win for Amanda Anisimova, scrapes for Dominic Thiem, Belinda Bencic and Simona Halep, and comfortable passages for Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev.And, with the subject of long bathroom breaks coming up after an 11-minuter at the end of set 2 between Osaka and Azarenka, Catherine and Simon discuss the subject of menstruation, and whether itâ€™s time for allowances to be made within the rule, and also consideration given to it as a possibility for for commentators to mention.The Tennis Podcast will be daily throughout the French Open, the Fever-Tree Championships at Queenâ€™s, and Wimbledon.It is produced in association with Telegraph Sport.The Rafael Nadal Story - A Tennis Podcast SpecialListen - http://po.st/Nadal_Story Download - http://po.st/Nadal_Download iTunes - http://po.st/Nadal_Apple Spotify - http://po.st/Nadal_Spotify The Tennis Podcast LinksInstagram - http://po.st/TTP_InstagramTwitter - http://po.st/TTP_TwitterFacebook - http://po.st/TTP_FacebookWebsite - https://www.thetennispodcast.net/Shop - http://po.st/TTP_ShopNewsletter Sign Up - http://po.st/TTP_Newsletter