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The Tennis Podcast

Catherine Whitaker, David Law and Matt Roberts talk tennis weekly throughout the year and daily during the Grand Slam tournaments. Friends of The Tennis Podcast have access to exclusive Q & A's, new editions of Tennis Re-Lived and more bonus contents. To become a Friend - https://bit.ly/FriendOfTheTennisPodcast.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Recent Episodes of The Tennis Podcast


Live from Wimbledon Day 10 - Musetti takes flight; Rybakina, Krejcikova on collision course

Live from Wimbledon Day 10 - Musetti takes flight; Rybakina, Krejcikova on collision course

Catherine, David and Matt are live immediately after Lorenzo Musetti's five set victory over Taylor Fritz to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals. There's chat about Musetti's tactical mastery to tun the match in his favour and how this feels like one that got away from Fritz. Elsewhere, there's a Next Gen reckoning, sympathy for Alex de Minaur, and chat about how Elena Rybakina and Barbora Krejcikova got through to the last four. Is this tournament on Rybakina's racquet? How can Krejcikova disrupt her? And what might happen in the other semi-final between Jasmine Paolini and Donna Vekic?


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Episode 1265 10 July 2024 58m and 55s


Live from Wimbledon Day 9 - Sick Sinner beaten by Medvedev; Paolini powers on as Vekic breaks new ground

Live from Wimbledon Day 9 - Sick Sinner beaten by Medvedev; Paolini powers on as Vekic breaks new ground

Catherine, David and Matt discuss Daniil Medvedev's five set victory over Jannik Sinner, a brilliant performance from Carlos Alcaraz, Donna Vekic breaking new ground and reaching her first Grand Slam semi-final, and the sheer joy of Jasmine Paolini.


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Episode 1264 9 July 2024 1h, 3m and 47s


Live from Wimbledon Day 8 - Djokovic bids Rune Gooooodnight and takes on crowd; Svitolina’s emotional victory

Live from Wimbledon Day 8 - Djokovic bids Rune Gooooodnight and takes on crowd; Svitolina’s emotional victory

Catherine, David and Matt react live to Novak Djokovic's straight sets victory over Holger Rune and, in particular, to his post match interview when he took on the crowd. There's discussion about what that says about Djokovic's state of mind, analysis of his performance, and debate about where this performance leaves Rune. Elsewhere, there's chat about Taylor Fritz's comeback from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev, a big milestone for Alex de Minaur but also worry he's injured himself on match points, and praise for how Lorenzo Musetti's game is translating to grass. On the women's side, Elina...

Episode 1263 8 July 2024 1h, 31s


Live from Wimbledon Day 7 - Gauff, Raducanu derailed by inspired opponents; Alcaraz, Sinner roll on

Live from Wimbledon Day 7 - Gauff, Raducanu derailed by inspired opponents; Alcaraz, Sinner roll on

Catherine, David and Matt were live to react to a day of upsets in the women's draw at Wimbledon, while Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz rolled on in the men's.


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Episode 1262 7 July 2024 1h, 9m and 52s


Live from Wimbledon Day 6 - Swiatek comes up short on grass again; RaducAndy gate

Live from Wimbledon Day 6 - Swiatek comes up short on grass again; RaducAndy gate

At the end of an eventful day at Wimbledon, Catherine, David and Matt begin the show by discussing Iga Swiatek's shock third round defeat to Yulia Putintseva. There's analysis of what Putintseva did so well tactically, where it went wrong for Swiatek, how Swiatek reacted in her post match press conference, and whether she will ever crack grass. Last year's finalist, Ons Jabeur, was also beaten as the top half of the women's draw opened up. But Elena Rybakina put in a statement performance to thrash Caroline Wozniacki. On the men's side, there's great excitement about a fourth round...

Episode 1261 6 July 2024 1h, 16m and 9s


Live from Wimbledon Day 5 - Alcaraz survives and thrives; is Raducanu in the mix?

Live from Wimbledon Day 5 - Alcaraz survives and thrives; is Raducanu in the mix?

On a rainy day at Wimbledon, defending champion Carlos Alcaraz survived a big scare against Frances Tiafoe. Catherine, David and Matt assembled under cover to discuss the match, Alcaraz's ups and downs, and his incredible fifth set record. There's also much excitement about Emma Raducanu as she reached the second week of a slam for the first time since 2021 by defeating Maria Sakkari. How hyped are we? Elsewhere, there's chat about Paula Badosa and Daria Kasatkina setting up a fourth round clash, Jasmine Paolini backing up her Roland Garros run, and the impressive form of Coco Gauff.


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Episode 1260 5 July 2024 1h, 2m and 24s


Live from Wimbledon Day 4 - Murray leaves heart on Centre Court; Shocks, drama, trauma everywhere

Live from Wimbledon Day 4 - Murray leaves heart on Centre Court; Shocks, drama, trauma everywhere

Wimbledon has said goodbye and thank you to Andy Murray. Catherine, David and Matt react to his first round doubles defeat with Jamie, the return of Sue Barker, the touching ceremony that followed, and his press conference. There are reflections on his career and what he's meant to us, and the sport, over the years. Elsewhere, we react to a shock defeat for Jessica Pegula, another wild Grand Slam exit for Hubert Hurkacz, upset wins in the all-British matches on Court One, victories for Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic, and delicious aggro involving Arthur Rinderknech and Taylor Fritz.

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Episode 1259 4 July 2024 1h, 7m and 40s


Live from Wimbledon Day 3 - Sinner survives Berretini test; Raducanu, Andreescu, Gauff serve up reminders

Live from Wimbledon Day 3 - Sinner survives Berretini test; Raducanu, Andreescu, Gauff serve up reminders

Catherine, David and Matt were live moments after Jannik Sinner's four set victory over Matteo Berrettini to end Day 3 at Wimbledon. There's chat about Sinner's match toughness, Carlos Alcaraz winning comfortably and setting up a showdown with Frances Tiafoe, a vulnerable looking Daniil Medvedev, David Goffin losing from 5-0 up in the fifth set to Tomas Machac, and the end of Casper Ruud's grass court "season". On the women's side, Bianca Andreescu and Emma Raducanu's victories stood out, Naomi Osaka was disappointed after her loss to the impressive Emma Navarro, Donna Vekic continued her quiet progress, and Coco Gauff's...

Episode 1258 4 July 2024 1h, 11m and 55s


Live from Wimbledon Day 2 - Murray: It wasn’t meant to be; Champ Vondrousova crashes out

Live from Wimbledon Day 2 - Murray: It wasn’t meant to be; Champ Vondrousova crashes out

It was an emotional day at Wimbledon as Marketa Vondrousova was beaten in the first round and revealed that the pressure and nerves of being the defending champion were too much. Catherine, David and Matt talk a lot about that and get to know her opponent, Jessica Bouzas Maneiro, who played superbly and has an epic tattoo. Before all that, Andy Murray withdrew from the singles, leaving the pod team feeling a mixture of sadness and relief. He was replaced on Centre Court by Jack Draper who did his best Murray impression over five sets. Elsewhere, there's analysis of...

Episode 1257 2 July 2024 1h, 17m and 13s


Live from Wimbledon Day 1 - Sabalenka’s sorrow, Raducanu wins ugly, Alcaraz & Sinner advance

Live from Wimbledon Day 1 - Sabalenka’s sorrow, Raducanu wins ugly, Alcaraz & Sinner advance

The big headline on Day One was Aryna Sabalenka’s withdrawal due to her shoulder injury. Catherine, David and Matt discuss the news and speculate about who might benefit. Could it be Emma Raducanu after her victory on Monday? Elsewhere, there’s chat about Naomi Osaka’s topsy turvy victory over Diane Parry, an impressive showing from Diana Schnaider, and an unwanted statistic for Zhang Shuai. On the men’s side, there’s reaction to Jannik Sinner surviving a brief scare to set up a showdown with Matteo Berretini, Mark Lajal being a fun time against Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud winning...

Episode 1256 1 July 2024 1h, 8m and 5s

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