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.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand are joined by Stevie Johnson, fresh off his title in Houston, as he discusses his transition from college star to the pros and his role as one of the top four U.S. guns. Andrea and Greg also review the WTA’s “Next Gen” headliners and preview the Fed Cup semifinals along with the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters on the ATP side.
Tennis: In a week when all four top U.S. men fell victim to post-Davis Cup ailments, Steve Johnson found more in his tank than his compatriots to take the U.S. Men’s Claycourt title in Houston.
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?
PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand joins Greg DePalma live from the Delray Beach Open, which celebrates its silver anniversary on the ATP Tour schedule. Stefan Kozlov, an ATP Next Gen winner who grew up in South Florida, also makes an appearance.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand welcome guest Mark Baron, CEO of next week’s Delray Beach Open as it readies for its 25th edition on the ATP docket. There’s also a recap of awkward moments, as the United States wins its Fed Cup tie in Hawaii after flubbing the German anthem, and analyst Mark Adler sues ESPN over whether he said “guerilla” or “gorilla.”
Tennis: As many top stars took the week off following a grueling Australian Open, it was a good week for Kristina Mladenovic and young Davis Cup hopefuls.