Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand preview this week’s China Open, where U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon titleholder Garbine Muguruza hold the top seeds in Beijing. Maria Sharapova, in the field as a wild card, already has ousted Anastasija Sevastova in a rematch of their fourth-round U.S. Open clash.
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….
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma live from Flushing Meadow to review the U.S. Open‘s opening week, where Coco Vandeweghe, Venus Williams and Madison Keys lead a group of five American women in the Round of 16. Also, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course for a semifinal clash and Caroline Wozniacki questions Open organizers’ court assignments, notably regarding Maria Sharapova.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand review a scintillating first two days at the U.S. Open, as Maria Sharapova wins her first Grand Slam match in 20 months – over world No.2 Simona Halep, no less – and Roger Federer is taken to a fifth set out of the gate by American Frances Tiafoe.
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.
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma live from the Citi Open in Washington, where Simona Halep is the top women’s seed with a chance to take over the No.1 world ranking. They also discuss the Bank of the West Classic in California, where Halep first sought a wild-card entry – and was turned down. Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza heads that lineup.
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 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.