Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand look into the first results of 2018, as Nick Kyrgios wins in Brisbane and the red-hot Julia Goerges triumphs in Auckland. Meantime, Andy Murray has undergone hip surgery with an eye on returning in time to play Wimbledon. And we’re now days away from the draws for the Australian Open.
Tennis: As the International Tennis Hall of Fame welcomed Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters to its ranks over the weekend, the ITF told Ilie Nastase he isn’t welcome anywhere near its events.
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.
Coaching buzz moves to the front as Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss headlines from the first week of the grasscourt season, including Nick Kyrgios‘ blunt response to John McEnroe‘s offer to take him under his tutelage. Also, Victoria Azarenka takes the court again in Mallorca after maternity leave, and an early look at Wimbledon odds.
Tennis: Victoria Azarenka is back from maternity leave, Rafael Nadal takes some extra rest after his 10th French Open crown and Serena Williams shows her court moves in pregnancy.
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.
Tennis: A Davis Cup weekend sees both the United States and Great Britain bow out, while two teens battle for their first WTA crown in Charleston, S.C.
Tennis: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both continue their renaissance seasons at the Miami Open, with Federer prevailing again. On the women’s side, Johanna Konta reached a new plateau.
Tennis: While Andy Murray and Agnieszka Radwanska sweep China Open, Nick Krygios scores upset in Japan
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?