Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand look at headlines from around the tennis world, including growing speculation about a contemporary “battle of the sexes” between Serena Williams and John McEnroe. They also discuss Stan Wawrinka pulling the curtain down on his season, along with a review of last week’s Citi Open in Washington.
Tennis: Stan Wawrinka becomes the latest to call an early end to his 2017 season, scuttling a U.S. Open title defense. Victoria Azarenka also is cutting back on her schedule.
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 discuss Monday’s tense match between Eugenie Bouchard and Maria Sharapova, as Bouchard prevailed in three sets after suggesting the Russian champion be banned for life. The coaching carousel also turns for Novak Djokovic and Madison Keys as they seek a return to form.
Tennis: The coaching carousel turned for both Novak Djokovic and Madison Keys last week, while Marin Cilic was the big winner on the court.
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.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand welcome Mark Woodforde, now a coach after a Hall of Fame doubles career, to discuss the ongoing BNP Paribas Open and other topics. On the Indian Wells hardcourts, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams are battling the game’s next generation of talent in Grigor Dimitrov, Jack Sock and Madison Keys.
Tennis: Andy Murray takes on Maria Sharapova’s wild cards, Sinclair Broadcast Group takes on more tennis content and the game’s best get ready to take on Indian Wells.
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?
With records broken in both the men’s and women’s Olympic tennis events, it was Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig who stole the show by capturing the first gold medal ever for her island.