Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Serena Williams‘ surprise baby announcement, controversy swirling around Maria Sharapova‘s return from drug suspension and Rafael Nadal‘s records after winning Monte Carlo yet again. Plus a review of Ilie Nastase‘s lost weekend at the Fed Cup and its fallout.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand are joined by Stevie Johnson, fresh off his title in Houston, as he discusses his transition from college star to the pros and his role as one of the top four U.S. guns. Andrea and Greg also review the WTA’s “Next Gen” headliners and preview the Fed Cup semifinals along with the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters on the ATP side.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand welcome guest Mark Baron, CEO of next week’s Delray Beach Open as it readies for its 25th edition on the ATP docket. There’s also a recap of awkward moments, as the United States wins its Fed Cup tie in Hawaii after flubbing the German anthem, and analyst Mark Adler sues ESPN over whether he said “guerilla” or “gorilla.”
Tennis: Rafa Nadal drops his uncle, Serena Williams is picked up by Sports Illustrated and the United States overcomes an anthem flub to rout Germany in the Fed Cup.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand welcome guest Craig Kardon, who talks about the recent rise of CoCo Vandeweghe and his role in getting her there. Vandeweghe attained her first Grand Slam semifinal at last month’s Australian Open before falling to Venus Williams in a three-set thriller.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take one final look back at a memorable Australian Open fortnight, then look ahead to this week’s Davis Cup opening round and what else is coming soon on the schedule.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Novak Djokovic‘s breakup with coach Boris Becker, along with other notable coaching moves heading into 2017. They’ll also take a look at Kathy Rinaldi‘s appointment as U.S. Fed Cup captain, succeeding Mary Joe Fernandez.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand welcome Tennis Channel analyst Paul Annacone to offer insight into this week’s ATP World Finals, where new No.1 Andy Murray and the dethroned Novak Djokovic are on a collision course to see who gets the year-end top ranking. They’ll also look at potential spoilers Kei Nishikori, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic, plus a review of another Fed Cup triumph by the Czech Republic.
Randy Walker of WorldTennisMagazine.com talks with former U.S. Olympian and Fed Cup member Andrea Leand as the countdown toward the Rio Games approach within two weeks of the opening ceremony.