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 a Davis Cup crown for France, as captain Yannick Noah rolled the dice and got the payoff last weekend against Belgium. They also review the latest in Victoria Azarenka‘s custody battle and how it may affect her playing schedule, plus Serena Williams‘ new Gatorade spot.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand preview this week’s Laver Cup, a new Europe vs. World men’s team event that allows Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to unite as teammates. Americans Jack Sock, John Isner and Frances Tiafoe make up half of the World team. A Davis Cup recap also is on the docket, plus talk about Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and new U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens….
Tennis: Novak Djokovic’s 2017 season is done after determining his elbow injury needs more time to heal. On the women’s side, Simona Halep endures wild-card hijinks in California.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand are joined by Craig Boynton, the only coach to have mentored all four of the current top American men, to offer his insight on Jack Sock, John Isner, Stevie Johnson and Sam Querrey. Discussion later centers on Nick Kyrgios‘ Davis Cup success and Madison Keys‘ troubles on Twitter.
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma to review the first three days of the U.S. Open, including strong starts by Americans John Isner and Olympic doubles partners Jack Sock and Steve Johnson. They also discuss ESPN’s coverage and whether Tennis Channel‘s expertise is being left out.
With most top-ranked players dealing with a longer than normal season following the Olympics, can a sleeper or long-shot surprise the field at Flushing Meadows starting tomorrow?