The On The Line Tennis Podcast

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Two tennis fans keenly discussing the happenings of the ATP and WTA tours, foolhardily making predictions and providing some analysis along the way.

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Episode 83: Australian Open 2023 Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas Post-Match Analysis

With Vansh Vermani, we dissect the Australian Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas. Analysis of the Match 1:05: Vansh’s summary of the match. 2:42: Tsitsipas’s serving abilities. 5:19: Tsitsipas’s return on second-serve. 7:50: Comparing both player’s forehands. 10:20: All roads lead to the Tsitsipas backhand. Going Forward 15:01: Tsitsipas can be proud of playing a great match. 17:08: Can anybody stop Djokovic?

Jan 30
Episode 82: Australian Open 2023 Interview with Aryna Sabalenka's Biomechanics Trainer

Following Aryna Sabalenka's incredible run to the Australian Open title, I spoke to Gavin MacMillan, the biomechanics trainer responsible for fixing Aryna Sabalenka's serve. 0:22: Gavin MacMillan’s own experience with serve coaching. 5:17: The technical changes Gavin made to Aryna Sabalenka’s serve. 11:35: Changing the Sabalenka groundstrokes. 14:43: How the changes translated to her win against Elena Rybakina. 24:44: Where’s the limit for Sabalenka?

Jan 28
Episode 81: Australian Open 2023 Men's Semifinals Preview ft. Ben Rothenberg

With Ben Rothenberg, we preview the men's Australian Open semifinals between Novak Djokovic versus Tommy Paul and Stefanos Tsitsipas versus Karen Khachanov. Novak Djokovic vs Tommy Paul 0:33: Ben Shelton’s run to the quarters. 4:22: Where US men’s tennis is at. 8:05: Tommy Paul’s run to the semis. 9:29: Touching on Ben’s supposed grudge towards Novak Djokovic. 12:15 Can Paul trouble Djokovic in this form? Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Karen Khachanov 13:36: Stefanos Tsitsipas’s mental game. 16:17: How will Tsitsipas fare against Khachanov? 17:04: Where does Tsitsipas rank beside Medvedev and Zverev? 20:39: Prediction for the tournament.

Jan 26
Episode 80: Australian Open 2023 Women's Semifinals Preview ft. Ben Rothenberg

With Ben Rothenberg, we preview the women's Australian Open semifinals between Elena Rybakina versus Vika Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka versus Magda Linette. Rybakina vs Azarenka 0:44: Has Elena Rybakina been mistreated by press and tournament organisers? 6:47: Iga Swiatek’s loss to Rybakina. 8:55: Jessica Pegula’s loss to Vika Azarenka. Sabalenka vs Linette 11:11: Aryna Sabalenka’s confidence from improvements to her serve. 14:31: Our predictions for the semifinals.

Jan 26
Episode 79: Australian Open 2023 Fourth Round Predictions, Murray Madness and Upsets

With John Silk, we talk everything Australian Open so far including the biggest upsets, Murray madness and our predictions for the fourth round. Upsets 0:54: Rafa Nadal loses to Mackenzie McDonald after sustaining a hip injury in the third set. 3:34: Casper Ruud loses the backhand battle to Jenson Brooksby. 5:18: Ons Jabeur is defeated by Marketa Vondrousova. 7:10: Taylor Fritz is upset by Alexei Popyrin. 11:32: Daniil Medvedev beaten in straight sets by Sebastian Korda. Murray Madness 14:44: Andy Murray’s insane run to the third-round. Fourth Round Predictions 19:30: Top half of the men’s draw. 23:27: Bottom half of the men’s draw. 29:00: Top half of the women’s draw. 33:45: Bottom half of the women’s draw.

Jan 21
Episode 78: Australian Open 2023 Round One Predictions

With Vansh Vermani, we pick our winners in the first-round of the men's and women's Australian Open draws plus we choose our overall winners. Men’s Draw 0:27: Top half predictions for the men’s draw starting with Rafael Nadal v Jack Draper. 9:27: Bottom half predictions for the men’s draw. Women’s Draw 19:28: Top half predictions for the men’s draw starting with Iga Swiatek v Jule Niemier. 30:04: Bottom half predictions for the women’s draw. Winners Picks 41:02: Our picks for the men’s and women’s champions.

Jan 14
Episode 77: Australian Open Men's Qualifiers 2023

With Damian Kust, we review the men's qualifiers at the Australian Open including the best stories from qualifying and Damian's picks for qualifiers to watch in the main draw. Australian Open Men’s Qualifiers 0:46: The unpredictability of this year’s qualifying draw. 1:53: Juncheng Shang is the story of the qualifying draw. 3:41: Brandon Holt and Enzo Couacaud step up in Grand Slam qualifying. 6:37: Jan-Lennard Struff comes through his section confidently. 8:40: Yosuke Watanuki fulfils his potential from Japanese Challengers. 10:41: Nicolas Jarry serve-bots his way to the main draw. 12:12: Yu Hsiou Hsu makes a surprise Grand Slam main draw debut. 14:12: Max Purcell uses his doubles prowess to qualifying in the singles. 15:50: Alexander Vukic capitalises on his form to come through qualifying. Qualifier/Wild-Card First-Round Predictions 17:48: First half of the draw. 25:11: Second half of the draw.

Jan 12
Episode 76: United Cup, Adelaide and Auckland ft. John Silk

With John Silk of Talking Tennis, we review the first week of tennis in Australia including Tsitsipas and Swiatek at the United Cup, Djokovic and Sabalenka in Adelaide and Gauff in Auckland. United Cup 0:54: Rafa Nadal loses his first two matches of the year. 3:41: Alexander Zverev makes his competitive comeback. 5:37: Matteo Berrettini wins back-to-back top-10 matches, his first wins in two years. 7:38: Stefanos Tsitsipas breaks Borna Coric’s winning streak over him. 13:38: Iga Swiatek loses emphatically to Jessica Pegula. Adelaide Women’s 17:50: Aryna Sabalenka wins her first title since the Madrid Masters in 2021. 19:42: Czech teenage sensation Linda Noskova emerged from the draw as Sabalenka’s opponent in the final. Auckland 21:26: Coco Gauff wins the title in Auckland emphatically. Adelaide Men’s 24:23: Felix Auger-Aliassime and Holger Rune lose early in Adelaide. 27:12: Novak Djokovic defeats Daniil Medvedev enroute to the final. 31:10: Djokovic saves championship point against Sebi Korda in the final. Australian Open 33:05: Looking at the players in contention for the Australian Open. 38:29: Carlos Alcaraz’s withdrawal.

Jan 09
Episode 75: Davis Cup Review ft. Stephen Boughton

With Stephen Boughton of The Slice Tennis, we cover everything from last week's Davis Cup Final including Canada's triumph, Australia's run to the final and the drama in the US Team. Canada win the Davis Cup 0:29: Team Canada win the Davis Cup. 5:50: Felix Auger-Aliassime instrumental to Canadian success. 9:20: Denis Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil round off the Canadian Davis Cup team. Australia Runner-up 15:12: Alex De Minaur leads Australia to a first final in 19 years. 16:58: Nick Kyrgios missing from the roster. Team USA Drama 20:25: Rajeev Ram excluded from the US roster as they lose in a deciding doubles tie to Italy. Success for the Davis Cup 27:38: A brief look at the numbers for attendance at this year's Davis Cup.

Nov 30, 2022
Episode 74: ATP Finals Review ft. John Silk and Owen Lewis

With John Silk and Owen Lewis, we cover everything from last week's ATP Finals including Novak Djokovic's run to the title and our thoughts on the rest of the field. Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals 1:25: Novak Djokovic's serving performance leads him to a sixth title at the ATP Finals. 7:57: Djokovic defeats Casper Ruud in the final. The Field at the ATP Finals 12:36: Our thoughts on Taylor Fritz. 19:00: Ruud's continued woes in big finals. 22:16: Should Andrey Rublev draw positives or negatives from his semifinal run? 26:07: Stefanos Tsitsipas's fascinating season. 34:14: Daniil Medvedev or Rafael Nadal - who should we be more worried about? 43:22: Felix Auger-Aliassime's tournament and season.

Nov 23, 2022
Episode 73: The Billie Jean King Cup ft. Claire Stanley

With Claire Stanley from the Murray Musings podcast, we cover everything from last week's Billie Jean King Cup including Belinda Bencic leading Switzerland to glory and Great Britain's miraculous run to the semifinals. Group Stages 0:43: Great Britain qualify for the semifinals with a dramatic 3-0 victory over Spain. 9:35: Storm Sanders and Ajla Tomljanovic lead Australia to the semifinals. 14:43: Belinda Bencic plays out of her skin and Viktorija Golubic surprises to see Switzerland through to the semis. 24:51: Czechia defeat the US to make it through the group stages. Semifinals 32:13: Australia deny Great Britain a chance at the title. 40:31: Switzerland power through their singles matches against Czechia. Final 44:54: Belinda Bencic and Jil Teichmann lead Switzerland to Billie Jean King Cup glory against Australia.

Nov 15, 2022
Episode 72: WTA Finals ft. Pam Shriver

Joined by 22-time Grand Slam champion Pam Shriver, we breakdown the WTA Finals looking at Garcia's tournament winning performance, Sabalenka's rollercoaster season, Swiatek's defeat and disappointing debuts for Gauff and Pegula. Tough for the Fans 1:36: Difficult debuts for the Americans Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula. Semifinal Qualifiers 8:09: Iga Swiatek goes 3-0 in her round-robin matches. 13:01: Aryna Sabalenka scraps through Ons Jabeur at the start of the week. 15:12: Maria Sakkari also goes 3-0 in the round-robin stage. Swiatek Defeated 20:21: Aryna Sabalenka puts on a second-serving clinic to defeat Iga Swiatek. Caroline Garcia wins the WTA Finals 24:44: Caro Garcia plays one of her best matches of the year to defeat Sabalenka.

Nov 10, 2022
Episode 71: Paris Masters ft. Gill Gross

With Tennis Channel broadcaster Gill Gross, we breakdown the Paris Masters analysing Rune's epic final against Djokovic, Djokovic's semifinal against Tsitsipas and Medvedev and Nadal's losses plus Simon retires. Gilles Simon Retires 0:57: Gilles Simon retires from tennis. Upsets 6:40: Alex De Minaur defeats Daniil Medvedev. 15:08: Tommy Paul defeats Rafael Nadal. Alcaraz/Rune 20:02: Our first look at the Alcaraz-Rune rivalry. Djokovic's Tournament 26:57: Novak Djokovic dismisses Lorenzo Musetti in the quarterfinals. 29:45: Djokovic squeaks passed Stefanos Tsitsipas in an epic semifinal win. Holger Rune Is The Champion 38:28: Fatigue takes hold of Felix Auger-Aliassime against Holger Rune in the semifinal. 39:20: Stan Wawrinka tells Rune to "stop being a baby on the court" after losing to the Dane. 41:14: All our thoughts on an epic finale for Rune against Djokovic.

Nov 08, 2022
Episode 70: Basel and Vienna

Jack Edward and John Silk discuss last week's events on the ATP tour including Felix Auger-Aliassime's third title in as many weeks in Basel and a much-needed title for Daniil Medvedev in Vienna. Basel 1:21: Home favourite Stan Wawrinka defeats Casper Ruud and Brandon Nakashima in Basel. 5:41: Arthur Rinderknech gets a special mention for his clutch top-20 wins. 6:43: Felix Auger-Aliassime wins his third title in a row defeating Holger Rune in the final. 11:05: In the semis, FAA extended his head-to-head against Carlos Alcaraz to 3-0. Vienna 15:48: Daniil Medvedev gets a much-needed come-from-behind win over Denis Shapovalov in the final of Vienna. 19:16: Medvedev's win over Jannik Sinner in the quarterfinals. ATP Finals 22:30: Favourites for the ATP Finals.

Nov 01, 2022
Episode 69: Guadalajara, Stockholm, Naples and Antwerp

Jack Edward and John Silk discuss last week's events on the tours including the biggest title of Jessica Pegula's career in Guadalajara, Stefanos Tsitsipas's continued troubles in finals, the mess that was the Tennis Napoli Cup and Felix Auger-Aliassime's dominance indoors. Guadalajara 0:55: Marie Bouzkova's emergence as a top player in Guadalajara. 3:23: Maria Sakkari comes through tough opposition to make her fourth final of the season. 8:24: Jessica Pegula defeats Sakkari to win her first title of the season. 14:10: Reviewing the qualifiers for the WTA Finals in Fort Worth. Stockholm 18:53: Stefanos Tsitsipas loses a sixth hard-court final in a row against Holger Rune in Stockholm. 28:52: Rune wins his second title of the season. Naples 30:31: Naples' tournament organisers mess up. 35:27: Lorenzo Musetti defeats Matteo Berrettini in an all-Italian final. 37:41: The best prospect from Musetti, Rune, Korda, Brooksby and Draper. Antwerp 40:28: Is Dominic Thiem back? 44:17: Felix Auger-Aliassime proving himself the player to beat indoors and looking at the leaders in the race to the ATP Finals.

Oct 26, 2022
Episode 68: Tokyo, Ostrava, Monastir and Astana

Jack Edward and Damian Kust discuss the last week on the ATP and WTA Tours including titles for Djokovic in Astana, Krejcikova in Ostrava, Mertens in Monastir and Fritz in Tokyo. Tokyo 1:29: Miomir Kecmanovic saves six match points in his win over Dan Evans. 2:49: Taylor Fritz breaks Frances Tiafoe's record in tiebreaks to win the title in Tokyo. Ostrava 6:57: An introduction to Alycia Parks who defeated Karolina Pliskova and Maria Sakkari back-to-back (lost to eventual champion Barbora Krejcikova). 11:06: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Iga Swiatek in a thriller in Ostrava. Monastir 19:38: Ons Jabeur crashes out at her home tournament in Monastir to Claire Liu. 24:42: Elise Mertens wins her first title of the season. Astana 26:32: Luca Nardi announces himself to the tour in his loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas. 31:36: Daniil Medvedev is forced to retire mid-match in an epic against Novak Djokovic. 39:32: Djokovic rolls in his final against Stefanos Tsitsipas. 41:22: Djokovic's love affair with the post-US-Open season.

Oct 10, 2022
Episode 67: Tel Aviv, Parma, Sofia, Tallinn and Seoul

Jack Edward and John Silk discuss the last week on the ATP and WTA Tours including titles for Djokovic in Tel Aviv, Krejcikova in Tallinn, Sherif in Parma, Huesler in Sofia and Nishioka in Seoul. Tel Aviv 2:28: Novak Djokovic's form coming into the tournament. 4:47: Running through Novak's draw. 6:29: How Novak performed in the final against Marin Cilic. 9:20: Djokovic's chances approaching the ATP Finals. Parma 13:30: Maria Sakkari's continued run of losses in the latter stages of tournament and Mayar Sherif's maiden WTA title. Sofia 19:50: Marc-Andrea Huesler defeats Holger Rune in the final of Sofia to win his first ATP title. 24:55: Huesler's survival from the brink against Kamil Majchrzak earlier in the week. Tallinn 26:30: Barbora Krejcikova breaks Anett Kontaveit's streak on indoor hard-courts in winning the title in Tallinn. 30:30: Looking at the race to the WTA Finals. Seoul 32:56: Yoshihito Nishioka's win over world #2 Casper Ruud in Seoul. 38:02: Denis Shapovalov regains some form in defeating Jenson Brooksby to reach his first final of the season. 40:10: Nishioka defeats Shapovalov in the final. 42:45: Hyeon Chung makes his return to the court.

Oct 04, 2022
Episode 66: Laver Cup, Metz, Tokyo, San Diego and Seoul

Jack Edward and Vansh Vermani discuss the Laver Cup and Roger Federer's retirement plus other tournaments this week in Metz, Tokyo, San Diego and Seoul. Laver Cup 1:01: Thoughts on the Laver Cup in general. 5:16: Andy Murray's loss to Alex De Minaur. 7:13: Federer's last match playing doubles with Nadal against Tiafoe and Sock and his retirement ceremony. 13:31: Djokovic routs Tiafoe on the Saturday. 15:41: Auger-Aliassime defeats Djokovic on the Sunday. 18:22: Tiafoe clutches out a win against Tsitsipas to win the Laver Cup for Team World. San Diego 20:16: Vansh's hometown-hero Brandon Nakashima wins his first ATP title in San Diego. Tokyo 25:16: Luidmila Samsonova continues her great form in defeating Qinwen Zheng to win the title in Tokyo. 28:43: Sports psychology in tennis. 30:22: A couple of facts on the finalists. Metz 31:45: Stan Wawrinka continues his comeback with a great win over Daniil Medvedev. 37:13: Lorenzo Sonego wins the title in Metz. Seoul 40:18: Jelena Ostapenko loses to Ekaterina Alexandrova in the final of Seoul. 42:53: Emma Raducanu wins three matches in a row for the first time since last year's US Open.

Sep 27, 2022
Episode 65: Great Britain at the Davis Cup

Jack Edward and Scott Barclay discuss Great Britain's loss in the group stages of the Davis Cup World Group including their ties against USA, Netherlands and Kazakhstan. 1:35: My experience being media accredited at the Davis Cup ties in Glasgow. 7:54: The Netherlands tie against Kazakhstan. 9:23: Cam Norrie's week in Glasgow. 13:24: The late Wednesday doubles between Joe Salisbury/Andy Murray and Rajeev Ram/Jack Sock. 20:23: Team GB go crashing out of the Davis Cup in their tie against the Netherlands on Friday. 26:05: The atmosphere at the dead rubber on Sunday.

Sep 19, 2022
Episode 64: US Open 2022 Men's and Women's Finals

Jack Edward and John Silk discuss this year's men's and women's singles finals at the US Open including Iga Swiatek defeating Ons Jabeur and Carlos Alcaraz defeating Casper Ruud. Women's Singles: Iga Swiatek defeats Ons Jabeur 0:59: John's experience watching the US Open final live. 3:41: Iga Swiatek's ability to deal with pressure and how she performed in the final. 12:25: Ons Jabeur's ability to deal with adversity and whether or not she'll win a Slam. 21:08: The stats on Iga's US Open win. Men's Singles: Carlos Alcaraz defeats Casper Ruud 21:36: The stats on Carlos Alcaraz's US Open win (*10 of 23 titles this year). 23:05: Alcaraz's self-belief going into the final and Casper Ruud's success/failures in this match. 35:06: Juan Carlos Ferrero's assessment of Carlos after the final. 44:36: Alcaraz and the Big Three.

Sep 15, 2022
Episode 64: US Open 2022 Men's and Women's Finals

Jack Edward and John Silk discuss this year's men's and women's singles finals at the US Open including Iga Swiatek defeating Ons Jabeur and Carlos Alcaraz defeating Casper Ruud. Women's Singles: Iga Swiatek defeats Ons Jabeur 0:59: John's experience watching the US Open final live. 3:41: Iga Swiatek's ability to deal with pressure and how she performed in the final. 12:25: Ons Jabeur's ability to deal with adversity and whether or not she'll win a Slam. 21:08: The stats on Iga's US Open win. Men's Singles: Carlos Alcaraz defeats Casper Ruud 21:36: The stats on Carlos Alcaraz's US Open win (*10 of 23 titles this year). 23:05: Alcaraz's self-belief going into the final and Casper Ruud's success/failures in this match. 35:06: Juan Carlos Ferrero's assessment of Carlos after the final. 44:36: Alcaraz and the Big Three.

Sep 14, 2022
Episode 63: US Open 2022 Carlos Alcaraz vs Jannik Sinner Review

Jack Edward, Vansh Vermani and Owen Lewis review Carlos Alcaraz's epic quarterfinal win over Jannik Sinner at this year's US Open. Story of the Match 1:33: Sets 1 and 2. 9:22: Set 3. 16:54: Set 4. 21:32: Set 5. Analysis 25:32: Alcaraz's backhand return. 28:14: Alcaraz's serving strategy. 33:44: The length of the match suited Alcaraz. 36:00: Did Sinner play a strategically sounder match? The Bigger Picture 39:20: A fleeting comparison to the Big Three. 42:03: Leading the new generation. 43:46: Does Frances Tiafoe have a chance against Alcaraz?

Sep 09, 2022
Episode 62: US Open 2022 Week One Review

Jack Edward, Vansh Vermani and Isabel Wing review everything that happened during the first week of the US Open including Frances Tiafoe's win over Rafa and Nick Kyrgios defeating defending champ Daniil Medvedev plus our picks for the men's and women's semifinalists. Men's Quarterfinals 1:02: Nick Kyrgios defeats defending champion Daniil Medvedev. 8:01: Karen Khachanov defeats an in-form Pablo Carreno Busta. 12:42: Our pick for Matteo Berrettini vs Casper Ruud. 18:47: Frances Tiafoe defeats Rafael Nadal. 25:19: Andrey Rublev defeats Denis Shapovalov enroute to the quarterfinals. 27:32 Our pick for Rublev vs Tiafoe. 30:35: Our pick for Jannik Sinner vs Carlos Alcaraz. Women's Quarterfinals 35:22: Our pick for Ons Jabeur vs Alja Tomjlanovic. 41:22: Our pick for Caroline Garcia vs Coco Gauff. 49:24: Our pick for Iga Swiatek vs Jessica Pegula.

Sep 06, 2022
Episode 61: US Open 2022 Draw Breakdown

Jack Edward and Damian Kust breakdown this year's US Open men's and women's singles draws looking at first-rounds to watch, dark horse picks and players that could go far. Men's Singles Draw First Quarter 1:14: The picks of the first-rounds in this quarter including Kyrgios/Kokkinakis, Carreno Busta/Thiem and Wolf/Bautista Agut. 4:58: Analysing Daniil Medvedev's draw. 7:45: Dark horse picks. Second Quarter 10:14: Analysing Andy Murray's draw. 12:48: Why Taylor Fritz is the favourite for this quarter. 16:01: Dark horse picks. Third Quarter 17:30: Picking between Hubert Hurkacz and Jannik Sinner. 20:55: Picking between Carlos Alcaraz and Borna Coric. 23:44: Dark horse picks. Fourth Quarter 25:10: Cam Norrie's favourable draw. 29:19: Analysing Rafa Nadal's draw. Women's Singles Draw First Quarter 32:00: Analysing Iga Swiatek's draw. 35:48: Dark horse picks. Second Quarter 39:48: Picking someone to emerge in this open quarter. 42:28: The picks of the first-rounds in this quarter including Raducanu/Cornet, Van Uytvanck/Venus Williams and Collins/Osaka. Third Quarter 43:49: Analysing Simona Halep's draw. 48:45: A stacked section with Haddad Maia, Andreescu, and Garcia. Fourth Quarter 51:05: Picking between Jabeur, Kasatkina, Kudermetova and Rogers. 54:00: Serena Williams given a first-round against Danka Kovinic. 56:09: Dark horse picks. Outright Winners 58:07: Outright winner picks.

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Aug 26, 2022
Episode 60: Cincinnati Masters 2022 (Review)

Jack Edward and David Gertler review everything that happened at the Cincinnati Masters including how Caroline Garcia and Borna Coric made surprising title runs. Cincinnati WTA Early Exits 1:02: Serena Williams loses to Emma Raducanu plus discussing both player's chances at the US Open. 5:59: Simona Halep and Coco Gauff opt for caution in the run-up to the US Open. 7:09: Iga Swiatek loses to Madison Keys in the round of 16 plus both player's chances at the US. The Finalists 13:32: Petra Kvitova survives match point against Jil Teichmann in the first-round. 16:37: Caroline Garcia's form throughout the tournament and against Kvitova in the final. Cincinnati ATP Early Exits 23:51: Pablo Carreno Busta suffers a hangover from his Montreal Masters win. 26:10: Frances Tiafoe's form in his win against Matteo Berrettini. 29:19: Andy Murray's win over Stan Wawrinka and his loss to Cam Norrie. 34:10: An introduction to Ben Shelton who defeated Casper Ruud in the second-round. The Finalists 38:54: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Daniil Medvedev in one of his wins of the season. 45:08: Borna Coric becomes the lowest-ranked player to win a Masters title.

Aug 24, 2022
Episode 59: Montreal and Toronto Masters 2022 (Review)

Jack Edward and Nick Carter review everything that happened at the Montreal and Toronto Masters including how Pablo Carreno Busta and Simona Halep earned their titles. Montreal Early Exits 1:17: Trivia question: Pablo Carreno Busta is now the second-oldest first-time Masters champion of all time. Which player is the oldest? Answer revealed at 29:41. 2:15: Andy Murray loses emphatically to Taylor Fritz. 4:09: Tommy Paul defeats Carlos Alcaraz in a high-drama affair. 6:02: Casper Ruud proves he has more than one shot against Roberto Bautista Agut. 8:20: Nick Kyrgios serve-and-volleys his through Daniil Medvedev. Match of the Tournament 12:06: Dan Evans defeats Tommy Paul in Jack's pick for match of the tournament. Hubert Hurkacz 13:54: Nick Kyrgios runs out of steam against Hubert Hurkacz. 15:58: Hurkacz defeats Casper Ruud in the semifinals. Pablo Carreno Busta 20:41: Nick's love of PCB. 24:46: PCB dismantles Jannik Sinner. 26:04: What made the difference for PCB in the final against Hurkacz. 29:41: Who is the oldest first-time Masters champion of all time? Toronto Early Exits 30:41: Serena Williams loses to Belinda Bencic in her last appearance in Toronto. 35:01: Iga Swiatek loses to Beatriz Haddad Maia. Coco Gauff 39:01: Coco Gauff's fighting spirit in her wins against Elena Rybakina and Aryna Sabalenka. 41:46: Gauff becomes the world #1 in doubles. The Semifinalists 43:47: Jessica Pegula's consistency this year. 46:34: Karolina Pliskova overcomes a poor season to make the semifinals in Toronto. The Final 49:20: Is Simona Halep a pusher? 52:59 How the final played out between Halep and Haddad Maia.

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Aug 16, 2022
Episode 58: Washington, Los Cabos and San Jose

Jack Edward and Vansh Vermani talk everything from the last week of tour tennis including Kyrgios and Samsonova's titles in Washington, Medvedev's return in Los Cabos and Kasatkina's win in San Jose. Washington ATP 0:54: Andy Murray's loss to Mikael Ymer. 4:33: Emil Ruusuvuori defeats Hubert Hurkacz. 7:54: Yoshihito Nishioka's brilliant run in Washington looking at his semifinal win over Andrey Rublev. 13:26: Nick Kyrgios's run through Washington to earn the seventh title of his career. Washington WTA 19:04: Luidmila Samsonova's win over Emma Raducanu in the quarterfinals. 22:39: Samsonova defeats Kaia Kanepi to win the title in Washington. Los Cabos 25:55: Cam Norrie's run to a tenth final in 18 months looking at his semifinal win against Felix Auger-Aliassime in Las Cabos. 33:04: Daniil Medvedev defeats Norrie in the final. San Jose 37:14: Coco Gauff's win over Naomi Osaka at the start of the tournament. 43:20: Daria Kasatkina's win over Shelby Rogers in the final of San Jose.

Aug 09, 2022
Episode 57: Warsaw, Umag, Atlanta, Kitzbuhel and Prague

Jack Edward and Damian Kust discuss last week's events on the tours including Garcia's win in Warsaw, Sinner's win in Umag, De Minaur's title in Atlanta, Bautista Agut's second clay trophy in Kitzbuhel and Bouzkova's first title in Prague. Poland Open 1:25: Damian's positive and negative experiences attending the Poland Open. 10:32: Caroline Garcia's win over world #1 Iga Swiatek. Umag 21:31: Jannik Sinner defeats Carlos Alcaraz in the final of Umag. 25:07: Daniil Medvedev's record vs Frenchman. 26:00: Jaume Munar's bad luck. Atlanta 30:00: Drama from Jenson Brooksby in his win over Frances Tiafoe. 32:33: Alex De Minaur defeats Jenson Brooksby in the final of Atlanta. Kitzbuhel 37:20: Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Filip Misolic in the final of Kitzbuhel. 38:36: Some insight into Misolic's game. Prague 43:05: Marie Bouzkova defeats Anastasia Potapova in the final of Prague.

Aug 03, 2022
Episode 56: Hamburg, Gstaad and Palermo

Jack Edward and Owen Lewis discuss last week's events on the tours including Musetti and Pera's wins in Hamburg, Ruud's title defence in Gstaad and Begu's victory in Palermo. Hamburg ATP 0:56: Lorenzo Musetti's difficulty closing out matches in Hamburg. 4:39: Carlos Alcaraz's complicated route to the final. 5:52: How the final played out. 12:48: Summing up the stats. Hamburg WTA 14:11: Bernarda Pera follows up her victory in Hungary with a title in Hamburg. Gstaad ATP 19:22: Dominic Thiem continues his comeback with three wins back-to-back in Gstaad. 22:36: The final between Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrettini. 27:28: Berrettini's limits. 29:27: Changing Ruud's schedule. Palermo WTA 31:26: Irina-Camelia Begu's tough second-round against Oceane Dodin. 32:32: Sara Sorribes Tormo's game. 37:10: Summing up Begu's stats and a clutch for Kvitova fans.

Jul 26, 2022
Episode 55: The Life of a Tennis Journalist

Jack Edward talks to the founder of 'The Slice' Stephen Boughton on travelling the world as a tennis journalist. 1:21: Stephen Boughton tells us about 'The Slice'. 5:07: Thoughts on Tennis Twitter. 9:31: Discussing the options for commentary in tennis media. 14:05: Stephen's goals as he travels the tour in Europe. 19:35: The troubles of getting accredited by the media. 31:28: Stephen's favourite Canadian player. 36:03: Thoughts on the GOAT debate.

Jul 18, 2022