PSN Tennis editor Andrea Leand takes an in-depth look at the draws for the U.S. Open with special guests Justin Gimelstob, Tennis Channel analyst and Richard Pagliaro, managing editor at TennisNow.com. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams hold the top seeds for the year’s final Grand Slam event, though both went out early during Olympic competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Weekly Tennis Report: Angelique Kerber fails in her attempt to take over the world’s top ranking in Cincinnati on Sunday.
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.
Olympic Tennis: The Rio Games are already over for Novak Djokovic and both Serena and Venus Williams, all early upset victims that left the vanquished in tears.
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin discuss the latest developments from the Rio Olympics, including a tennis report from analyst Andrea Leand. The NFL preview spotlight falls on the Minnesota Vikings; the college focus is the American Athletic Conference where Houston rules the roost.
Olympic Tennis: While Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray figure to hold the men’s spotlight in Rio, a strong U.S. women’s squad headed by the Williams sisters has an eye on gold.
Greg DePalma is joined by Richard Pagliaro, managing editor at TennisNow.com, and former U.S. Olympian and Fed Cup competitor Andrea Leand to preview the upcoming Olympic tennis competition in Rio de Janeiro. They’ll also discuss the unveiling of the U.S. Open‘s new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Can Novak Djokovic become the first male singles player to win all four Grand Slam events in the same season since Rod Laver in 1969?
Site: Melbourne Park (hardcourt)
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic takes aim at a record-tying sixth title, while Serena Williams steps on court for the first time since her U.S. Open exit.