Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand look back at last week’s Fed Cup action, as Team USA’s victory over the Netherlands also marked Serena Williams‘ first competition since becoming a mother. The result already had been clinched, so the doubles match with sister Venus was mostly a chance to measure her comeback progress.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss the results of Davis Cup weekend, as the U.S. men blast their way into the quarterfinals to make up in part for an Australian Open dud and Spain shows its depth in dispatching Great Britain. This weekend brings the Fed Cup, where Serena Williams hits the court to help the U.S. women defend their crown.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss the latest developments at the ATP Finals, where the surprising run of Jack Sock continues with a semifinal berth and Rafael Nadal‘s injury woes come into greater focus. They also recap the spectacular performance of Coco Vandeweghe in bringing the Fed Cup back to U.S. soil.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss a milestone win for Jack Sock, whose victory at the Paris Masters locked up an ATP Finals debut and moved him into the Top 10 for the first time in his career. On the women’s side, Coco Vandeweghe also cracks the top 10 as she and her U.S. teammates prepare for the Fed Cup final in Belarus.
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma for plenty of No.1 talk – Rafael Nadal has clinched the year-end No.1 ranking for a record fourth time, Venus Williams is No.1 in women’s prize money and the U.S. Fed Cup team reaches for No.1 behind U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens and Coco Vandeweghe. And give a No.1 to Virginia Ruzici – Andrea’s pick as Manager of the Year.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand look back at an enthralling U.S. Open, where women’s champion Sloane Stephens staked her claim at the forefront of a new U.S. wave that turned the women’s semifinals into an all-American affair. They also look at the calendar ahead, including the finals at both the Davis Cup and Fed Cup.
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.