Prime Sports Tennis: Jan. 2 podcast

January 2, 2018

PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma with her thoughts on Serena Williams‘ return to the court in Abu Dhabi, though she lost her exhibition match to Jelena Ostapenko. Meantime, Novak Djokovic has suffered a setback in his return and Andy Murray is still on the mend just two weeks before the Australian Open begins.  

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WTA Finals Hot Shots: Day 5 podcast

October 26, 2017

PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand salutes Venus Williams as Player of the Year following Thursday’s straight-sets romp over Garbine Muguruza that booked a semifinal place at the WTA Finals in Singapore. Also, Jelena Ostapenko ends her season on a high note, a preview of Friday’s final day in round-robin play and Martina Hingis – part of the doubles draw – is set to retire at week’s end.  

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WTA Finals Hot Shots: Day 3 podcast

October 24, 2017

PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand revisits an age/youth epic to start Day 3 of round-robin matches at the WTA Finals in Singapore, as Venus Williams outlasts teenager Jelena Ostapenko in a three-hour marathon. Also, Karolina Pliskova thrashes Garbine Muguruza in a battle of recent No.1s, and Porsche is in the daily spotlight.  

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Prime Sports Tennis: Wimbledon’s Manic Monday

July 10, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss all the the buzz at Wimbledon, topped by Rafael Nadal‘s ouster in a five-set instant classic against Gilles Muller, decided 15-13 in the final set. Also, Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe give American tennis two entrants in the women’s quarterfinals, but the No.1 ranking will change hands after Angelique Kerber‘s exit.  

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Prime Sports Tennis: Wimbledon Week 1 Special

July 8, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss top headlines from the opening week at Wimbledon, including comments by several players that this year’s grass is slower (and more worn) than usual. They also look ahead to Monday’s fourth round, as the men’s “Big Four” continue to roll and the women’s draw is wide open.  

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Prime Sports Tennis: June 13 podcast

June 13, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take a lingering look back at a French Open that celebrated both out-of-the-blue youth (Jelena Ostapenko) and sustained excellence (Rafael Nadal). Also, now begins the annual transition from clay to grass with just three weeks for the game’s top players to ready themselves for Wimbledon.  

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Prime Sports Tennis: French Open finals podcast

June 9, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand review the French Open semifinals and look ahead to the weekend’s finals. After outlasting No.1 Andy Murray in five sets, does Stan Wawrinka have enough in the tank to dethrone claycourt king Rafael Nadal? Meantime, unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko crashes her first Grand Slam women’s final against heavily favored Simona Halep.  

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Prime Sports Tennis: June 7 podcast

June 7, 2017

Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand analyze a French Open with equal parts predictability and intrigue, including a women’s draw assured of producing a Cinderella finalist as Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky meet in one semifinal. On the men’s side, three of the top four seeds remain but Novak Djokovic found himself swept out by Dominic Thiem.  

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