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Ep. 111 - Make Learning Your Top Priority

Tennis IQ Podcast - December 01, 2022 21:10 - 49 minutes
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss how tennis players can prioritize learning and developing their game instead of just focusing on results. The co-hosts talked about how tennis players can take pressure off of themselves by focusing on being the best player they can be rather than focusing...

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How to Play Doubles with a Left-Handed Partner

Doubles Only Tennis Podcast - November 30, 2022 15:00 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
If you're right-handed, how can you effectively play with a left-handed partner in doubles? If you're left-handed, how can you best strategize with your right-handed partner who rarely plays with a lefty? In this episode, I'll cover how to best play doubles with a lefty and righty combo? Whic...

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Brian Clark Interview

The GreatBase Tennis Podcast - November 30, 2022 08:00 - 2 hours
Interview with Brian Clark On the 120th episode of the GreatBase Tennis podcast, Steve Smith interviews Brian Clark. Brian certainly has many stories and lessons to share. His father, a former athlete, was instrumental in building an eight indoor tennis facility in Cincinnati; which Brian now o...

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#180: Lloyd Glasspool & Harri Heliovaara on their Journey to the ATP Finals

Control the Controllables - November 29, 2022 19:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
It´s been quite the year for Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliövaara. The GB/Finnish pair began 2022 playing the Challenger circuit, and ended it at the ATP Finals in Turin as the 5th best men´s doubles team in the world. Since January, they´ve won an ATP Title in Hamburg, reached another 6 ATP F...

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Sara Does It All! (President - USTA TN; Local League Coordinator; Captain; Attorney)

Second Serve Tennis - November 26, 2022 13:00 - 11 minutes
Night job: Tennis Player   Day Job: Attorney. This is the way Sara signs her emails! We loved speaking to Sara about her incredible tennis experience! Sara is currently the President of USTA TN. She started with USTA as a beginner in her 30s and fell in love with it and is now an NTRP 3.5. She...

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Ep. 110 - Tennis as a Fighting Sport

Tennis IQ Podcast - November 24, 2022 19:54 - 52 minutes
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss tennis as a fighting sport and as a combat sport. This conversation was inspired by The Fighter’s Mind, a book by Sam Sheridan that outlines the mental demands of various combat sport athletes. The co-hosts outline how tennis is a battle between two (or fo...

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Getting To Know....The Off-Season w/ Madison Brengle & Samantha Crawford

Fantastic Tennis - November 24, 2022 06:44 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
No pro tennis?! We've got you covered this week as we catch up with two decorated WTA players that just finished successful seasons on tour. Madison Brengle cracked the top 50 this past October after a stellar season that saw her achieve her best ranking in 6 seasons by winning 4 ITF titles.. Sam...

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Lisa Raymond Interview: Tennis Hall of Fame, Chip & Charge, and Adjusting to Different Partners

Doubles Only Tennis Podcast - November 23, 2022 15:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
This is an interview with former World No. 1 doubles player, 11-time Grand Slam champion, and the holder of the most doubles wins in WTA history, Lisa Raymond. I spoke with Lisa about her career, what she’s doing now, and all things doubles. In this conversation we talk about:  The importance...

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Group Dynamics with Richard Hernandez

The GreatBase Tennis Podcast - November 23, 2022 08:00 - 2 hours
Group Dynamics In the 119th episode of the GreatBase Tennis podcast, Steve Smith has a conversation with his long time associate, Richard Hernandez. Their topic was group dynamics. Richard, who is originally from Trinidad, lives in Toronto, Canada. Richard would like to see Tennis Ontario and ...

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The One Shot You Need to Practice (Conversation with Mark Dillon - Part 2)

Second Serve Tennis - November 19, 2022 13:00 - 8 minutes
What is the one shot we should all be practicing that doesn't even require another person on the court with you? What is it like to be the President of USTA NC? We were thrilled to speak with Mark Dillon! Mark Dillon is in the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame and is the President of USTA NC. ...

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How to Begin a Match

Outside the Lines - November 16, 2022 22:55 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
We emphasize two key points on How to Begin a Match: 1) Preparation begins days earlier than the match by learning how to set the correct expectations for yourself; and 2) consistency counts at the start, but even more important is accessing the correct gear of your shots. Invest in your ability...

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Ellen Perez Interview: WTA Finals Match Breakdown, 2023 Plans, & Balancing Doubles vs Singles

Doubles Only Tennis Podcast - November 16, 2022 16:00 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
This is an interview with WTA top 20 doubles player, Ellen Perez, in Fort Worth during the WTA Finals. We watched the end of a round-robin match with Ellen, so you’ll get the chance to listen to her break down the game and how she handles different aspects of playing doubles and singles on tour...

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A Rainy Day Review

The GreatBase Tennis Podcast - November 16, 2022 08:00 - 1 hour
A Rainy Day Review On the 118th episode of the GreatBase Tennis podcast, Steve Smith reviews routines for goal-oriented players to consider doing everyday.  He shares points he covered with a group of players on recent rainy day in sunny Florida.  The messages regarding non-required practice t...

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Pam Shriver - WTA Finals, state of Safe Sport and Equality

Tennis And Bagels Podcast - November 15, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes
Vansh unlocked a new level: an interview with Pam Shriver, arguably our most decorated and important guest in our podcast yet. They go over the unpredictability of the WTA tour now, the WTA Finals, which was a great tournament given all the circumstances, seeing Caroline Garcia emerging as the ...

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Pam Shriver - WTA Finals, state of Safe Sport and Equality

Tennis And Bagels Podcast - November 15, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes ★★★★ - 8 ratings
Vansh unlocked a new level: an interview with Pam Shriver, arguably our most decorated and important guest in our podcast yet. They go over the unpredictability of the WTA tour now, the WTA Finals, which was a great tournament given all the circumstances, seeing Caroline Garcia emerging as the ...

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Episode 66 - A Conversation with Tom Humberstone

Murray Musings - November 15, 2022 15:37 - 1 hour
Last week, our three hosts got the chance to welcome Tom Humberstone to Murray Musings HQ! Tom is an established comic artist and graphic novelist and has just released a book called Suzanne, all about the great French tennis legend Suzanne Lenglen! Listen on in as Tom takes us through his histo...

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ATP Finals preview - a loose chat

Tennis And Bagels Podcast - November 15, 2022 11:18 - 53 minutes
The field is set. Who's going to become champion in Turin in 2022? There were some really good signs from Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Félix Auger-Aliassime, and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the indoor hardcourt season. Rafal Nadal, Casper Ruud, Taylor Fritz and Andrey Rublev have not been playing ...

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ATP Finals preview - a loose chat

Tennis And Bagels Podcast - November 15, 2022 11:18 - 53 minutes ★★★★ - 8 ratings
The field is set. Who's going to become champion in Turin in 2022? There were some really good signs from Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Félix Auger-Aliassime, and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the indoor hardcourt season. Rafal Nadal, Casper Ruud, Taylor Fritz and Andrey Rublev have not been playing ...

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Ep. 109 - Brian Teacher and Using Technology to Improve Your Game

Tennis IQ Podcast - November 14, 2022 00:20 - 51 minutes
Brian Teacher is a former top professional tennis player and coach as well as the founder of the Full Court Tennis app. As a player, Brian won the 1980 Australian Open and had career highs of #7 in the world for singles and #5 in the world for doubles. He has coached top players including Andre ...

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Tips for Tennis Parents (Conversation with Mark Dillon)

Second Serve Tennis - November 12, 2022 11:00 - 11 minutes
We were thrilled to speak with Mark Dillon! Mark Dillon is in the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame and is the President of USTA NC. He played college tennis at NC State where he won two ACC singles championships, an ACC doubles championship, and NCAA All-American honors in 1981. His brother p...

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Getting To Know....Rosie Casals

Fantastic Tennis - November 12, 2022 00:27 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
Today, Fantastic Tennis is honored to welcome the legend, the pioneer, the trailblazer, Rosie Casals to the show. Through nearly 4 decades of pro tennis, Rosie shares stories from a career that ultimately saw her win 12 grand slam doubles titles, 112 WTA doubles events and enter the Tennis Hall ...

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#85 Elizabeth Beaver, Junior Team Tennis Coordinator for USTA Georgia

Me and My Racquet - November 10, 2022 14:03 - 15 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Today on the show, we have Elizabeth Beaver from USTA Georgia! We discuss everything from her role as JTT Coordinator, when she started playing tennis, and much more. Elizabeth also talks about what she likes to do outside of tennis and answers some rapid fire questions! For more information on...

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Hurricane Relief

Here To Serve - November 09, 2022 17:00 - 13 minutes
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Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova Interview: How They Improve, Strengths & Weaknesses, and Legacy in Doubles History

Doubles Only Tennis Podcast - November 09, 2022 15:00 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
The #1 doubles team in the world for the past few years have undoubtedly been the Czech team of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. Hanlon and I got to sit down with them after their semifinals win at the WTA Finals to talk about doubles. This is a brief, but really fun interview, that w...

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Author and tennis insider Pete Bodo joins Patrick to discuss all things tennis...Novak, Naomi, Holger, and twitter topics too

Holding Court with Patrick McEnroe - November 09, 2022 14:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 115 ratings
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Nick White Interview

The GreatBase Tennis Podcast - November 09, 2022 08:00 - 2 hours
Nick White On the 117th episode to the GreatBase Tennis podcast, Steve Smith has a conversation with Nick White. Nick was recently appointed as the Head Men's Tennis Coach at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. For a young man, Nick has a long history in tennis. He played junior an...

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#179: From Wembley to Wimbledon with Henry Winter

Control the Controllables - November 08, 2022 19:16 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
In today´s episode we´re talking tennis and football with journalist Henry Winter. Henry is currently the Chief Football Writer for the Times. He´s written several books during his career and makes regular appearances as a pundit on TV and radio. Henry chats to us about equality in sport, and ...

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Neha Uberoi: From Pro Tennis Player to Mental Health Professional & life in between

Talk Tennis - November 08, 2022 08:05 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 132 ratings
Neha Uberoi is a former pro tennis player and knows all about the pressure and performance that tennis demands, but she also is a mental health professional and is super passionate about working with athletes of all ages and calibers. She has seen success on and off the court and is here today t...

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Ep. 108 - Using Visualization to Improve Performance

Tennis IQ Podcast - November 06, 2022 16:14 - 49 minutes
In this episode, Brian and Josh discuss how tennis players can utilize visualization as part of their overall training. Previously, in episode 18, the co-hosts reviewed on-court methods of using visualization, so in this episode the focus was on how visualization can be trained and utilized off-...

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How To Get Started In Tennis

Second Serve Tennis - November 05, 2022 12:00 - 12 minutes
What is a better deal than $40 for 6 hours of instruction, a tennis racket, and a gift? If you live in North Carolina you should try the Try Tennis Program! If you live outside of North Carolina check out what options are available in your state here! We really enjoyed speaking with Allison abo...