Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Simona Halep‘s ascent to the top of the women’s rankings, becoming the fifth player to hold the top spot in 2017 and third in the past 13 weeks. They also look at the latest movement in the races to reach the WTA Finals later this month in Singapore and the ATP finale in London.
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….
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’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 wide range of headlines in the week before Wimbledon commences, from on-court results to the writings of Andy Murray‘s mom to recent magazine covers by Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki.
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 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.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss the latest happenings from the Miami Open, including world No.1 Andy Murray‘s absence after tearing his right elbow preparing for the event. Also, is South Florida on secure footing after Crandon Park benefactors nixed plans for facility upgrades?