PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma to preview this week’s WTA Finals in Singapore, where the battle for the year-end top ranking continues among current No.1 Simona Halep, Wimbledon titleholder Garbine Muguruza and Karolina Pliskova. They’re the only returning players from last year’s final eight, while Venus Williams makes her first Finals appearance since 2009.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Simona Halep‘s ascent to the top of the women’s rankings, becoming the fifth player to hold the top spot in 2017 and third in the past 13 weeks. They also look at the latest movement in the races to reach the WTA Finals later this month in Singapore and the ATP finale in London.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss the action at this week’s China Open, where Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina battle to overtake Garbine Muguruza as world No.1 with the Spaniard’s first-round walkout. Also, Canada’s Milos Raonic wins in Japan in his first match back from wrist surgery – but stirs the debate on the long professional season.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand look ahead to the U.S. Open, examining both main draws as play is set to commence Monday in New York. The timeless Roger Federer is favored for his third Grand Slam title of 2017, while the women’s side also favors the reigning Wimbledon champion in Garbine Muguruza.
Tennis: A custody battle in a California court will keep Victoria Azarenka out of all U.S. Open tuneup events this summer – and maybe the U.S. Open itself.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take a last look back at the Wimbledon fortnight, including a celebration of Roger Federer‘s everlasting magic – even extending down to his straight sets of twins. Also, Garbine Muguruza‘s rise from a rocky spring to a second Grand Slam title, plus early U.S. Open odds.
Tennis: With the season’s third Grand Slam event in the books, many of the game’s top players take pause ahead of beginning preparations for next month’s U.S. Open.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take a look at Wimbledon‘s opening round, in which No.5 seed Stan Wawrinka was given an early exit and Nick Kyrgios was forced to abandon his match with injury. Roger Federer, on the other hand, scored his 85th win to take sole possession of the men’s all-time record.
Tennis: Novak Djokovic makes moves on and off the court in the final days leading to Wimbledon, while other changes continue to make the coaching carousel spin.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take an in-depth look at the Wimbledon lineup, as the year’s third Grand Slam event gets underway next week. Roger Federer, who skipped the French Open to focus on Wimbledon, is favored to win an eighth title while Petra Kvitova gets the nod on the women’s side.