Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss a flurry of French Open headlines, topped by Tuesday’s decision to reject Maria Sharapova‘s bid for a wild-card entry in her return from a doping suspension. That comes one day after Roger Federer announced he would skip Paris and the rest of the claycourt schedule to focus on Wimbledon and beyond.
Tennis: More Ilie Nastase misbehavior in Madrid brings a WTA rebuke to tournament officials, while the coaching carousel continues to swirl around Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic.
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.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Maria Sharapova‘s return in Stuttgart from a 15-month doping suspension and Laura Siegemund‘s surprise win before home fans, along with Rafael Nadal‘s continued brilliance in Barcelona. Frustration also spills over in the way BeIn Sports has televised WTA events.
Tennis: As Maria Sharapova returned to the court after a 15-month absence and Ilie Nastase sought to clean up his verbal mess, Rafael Nadal did what he almost always does in Barcelona.
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.
Tennis: Ilie Nastase displays flashes of his old (non playing) form, Serena Williams is about to become a mom and the U.S. Fed Cup team is one step from ending a 17-year drought.
Tennis: Roger Federer continues his renaissance at Indian Wells, while Elena Vesnina is a surprise winner among the women. Next up: The Miami Open, which has taken injury hits from Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand take perceptive note of Serena Williams‘ lack of competition or training since her Australian Open crown, which later played out with her injury withdrawal from both Indian Wells this week and the pending Miami Open. They also discuss Andy Murray‘s criticism of Maria Sharapova‘s wild cards awaiting when she gets back from drug suspension.
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.