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Produced out of the state of the art Tennis Channel Studios in Santa Monica, California, host Mitch Michals takes you inside the world of professional tennis with the past, present, and future of the sport. Featuring Tennis Channel broadcasters, players, and many others who eat, sleep & breathe tennis. Stay in the loop and in the know with Tennis Channel Inside-In.

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    • Sep 29, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Jan-Michael Gambill Recaps An Emotional Laver Cup & Talks Fall Tennis, & Jordaan Sanford's Journey From The Courts To Multimedia Standout

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 63:59


    The Laver Cup is in the rearview, & with that Roger Federer's career is complete. Jan-Michael Gambill recaps the emotional tribute to the Swiss legend, Team World's victory in the event, and what the success in London can mean for Frances Tiafoe & Felix Auger-Aliassime. Gambill also discusses some fall tennis storylines such as Dominic Thiem's comeback trail, Alexander Bublik's on-court antics, & a Davis Cup controversy. And journalist/editor Jordaan Sanford joins the show for a conversation about how she rose to prominence in tennis, reaching the Baylor Hall of Fame before embarking on a successful media career. Sanford looks back at some of her favorite articles written on Tennis.com, discusses her current work at Variety & as the Technical Director for the "All American Homecoming" TV show, and gives her thoughts on the current crop of tennis players showcasing their style and personalities. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Pam Shriver on Roger Federer's Final Match, His Legendary Career, and Fall Tennis Storylines

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 31:07


    Tennis Hall of Famer & TC Broadcaster Pam Shriver joins Inside-In to discuss Roger Federer's upcoming final match on Friday at the Laver Cup, and breaks down his decision to retire from the game he dominated for over two decades. Shriver discusses Federer's lasting impact on and off the court, how he carried the sport forward, and what's next for the Swiss legend when he puts down his racket for good. And with action all around the globe, Shriver discusses some of her favorite storylines and tournaments to keep an eye on as the tennis season rolls along. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Nick McCarvel Recaps the 2022 US Open & A Word About Roger Federer's Retirement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 47:15


    On-court interviewer & journalist Nick McCarvel joins the podcast to recap the 2022 US Open, which saw Carlos Alcaraz & Iga Swiatek claim the trophies. McCarvel explains how Alcaraz was able to ascend to the top of the game at such a young age, what he brings on-court that is unmatched, and where he goes from his title in New York. He also discusses how Swiatek rounded into form at the perfect time, the terrific run of Ons Jabeur, and mentions other players who made a lasting impression at the US Open such as Frances Tiafoe. But at the top of the show, Mitch shares his initial reaction to the news that Roger Federer will be retiring from tennis after the Laver Cup in London. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Chris Oddo on the Alcaraz/Sinner Instant-Classic, Big Foe's Arrival, & The 2022 US Open's Conclusion

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 32:29


    Journalist Chris Oddo joins the show from the grounds at Flushing Meadows to discuss the epic conclusion in store for the 2022 US Open. Oddo recaps the five-set thriller between Carlos Alcaraz & Jannik Sinner, and what the significance of that match and that rivalry going forward will be. He also discusses Frances Tiafoe's major breakthrough, Casper Ruud aiming for the #1 ranking, and how Iga Swiatek & Ons Jabeur secured their places in the women's final. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jon Wertheim on Serena's Goodbye, Nadal's return to NYC, & The 2022 US Open at the Halfway Point

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 35:17


    Journalist & Reporter Jon Wertheim joins the podcast to discuss the first week of action from the 2022 US Open, which has had no shortage of drama. Wertheim discusses what is in all likelihood the end of Serena Williams' historic career, and what her legacy looks like on and off of the court. The Executive Editor at Sports Illustrated also breaks down Rafael Nadal's impressive performance through three rounds, Daniil Medvedev's role as the favorite, and which men's players can stand in the way of these former US Open Champions. The women's draw will feature a first-time champion, and Wertheim discusses Iga Swiatek & Coco Gauff's status as the top two favorites remaining. The International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) is set to honor Wertheim with the Gene Scott Award for clear & critical communication in the sport, and the renowned journalist reflects on that honor as well. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gill Gross Talks Serena's Last Stand & A Drama-Filled Start to the 2022 US Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 53:13


    TC commentator and host of "Three - A Tennis Show" Gill Gross joins the show to discuss the entertaining start to the 2022 US Open. Gross describes what the atmosphere has been like for Serena Williams' first two matches, and what to expect as the legend goes forward in what will likely be her final US Open. He also evaulates Rafael Nadal's form, the struggles of players like Stefanos Tsitsipas & Felix Auger-Aliassime, & what has put Iga Swiatek & Coco Gauff as the favorites in the women's draw. It's a jam-packed show covering all the action in Flushing Meadows and one you're not going to want to miss! Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Journalist Chris Clarey on Roger Federer, Djokovic's Absence, Nadal's Presence, & The Storylines At the 2022 US Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 41:05


    Journalist Chris Clarey joins the show to discuss his profile of Roger Federer one year later, as his timeless book "The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer" hits the shelves in paperback form. Clarey details the process in writing the book, the feedback he's gotten, and his forecast for Federer's future when he returns to the court. An esteemed tennis writer for the New York Times for over 25 years, Clarey also discusses Novak Djokovic's absence from this year's US Open, Rafael Nadal's chances to extend his all-time major lead over his rivals, and the impending farewell from Serena Williams. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    WTA Tennis In The Land: Exclusive Interviews with Sofia Kenin, Bernarda Pera, Martina Trevisan & Harmony Tan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 39:48


    Listen to four standouts players on the WTA tour, as they make their final preparations before the US Open. Sofia Kenin, Bernarda Pera, Martina Trevisan & Harmony Tan sit down for exclusive interviews from the "Tennis in the Land" event in Cleveland. Listen as each player assesses their own game, their goals, & some fun interests you won't learn anywhere else. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Tennis World is On to Cincinnati with Chanda Rubin: Serena's Swan Song, Ben Shelton Has Arrived, and an Interview with Pickleball Pros Irina Tereschenko & Yana Grechkina

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 58:37


    Chanda Rubin returns to Inside-In to assess Serena Williams after she came up on the short end against Emma Raducanu in first match in Cincinnati, & to discuss where she goes from year as the US Open looming as the final tournament of her illustrious career. Rubin also reacts to the big-time performance of Ben Shelton, the reigning NCAA men's singles champion who has still not officially turned pro. She also discusses Francis Tiafoe's improved game, Rafael Nadal's return from injury, & who are the contenders in this week's Masters 1000 event. And then two professional pickleball players join for an interview, as Irina Tereschenko & Yana Grechkina sit down to discuss their place in the fast rising sport. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Nicolás Pereira on Serena's Finale Act & The Canadian Open Action, & Pro Pickleball Players Callie Smith & Jay Devilliers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 56:12


    Serena Williams has announced the final run & impending end of her tennis career, and Tennis Channel commentator Nicolás Pereira breaks down the seismic impact that Serena has made on the game. Pereira also discusses Nick Kyrgios continuing his winning ways, Coco Gauff's heart as she breaks into the top 10, and he analyzes all the action from the Canadian Open. Then two top names in the Pro Pickleball Association join the show, as Callie Smith & Jay Devilliers stop by to discuss their beginnings in the fast rising sport. The Pickleball pros shed light on the intricate details that goes into their game, as well as other fun experiences they've had on the court and at events. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mark Petchey on Kyrgios & The Hard Court Swing, & Blair Henley Talks Tennis Content

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 73:00


    Listen to expert analysis from a titan in the tennis broadcasting world as Mark Petchey joins Inside-In to discuss the start of the North American hard court swing, headlined by sustained brilliant tennis from Nick Kyrgios. Petchey discusses which players have caught his on eye on the men's side, reasonable expectations for Emma Raducanu, and Andy Murray's desire to keep pushing. And Blair Henley joins the show to recap her wildly successful year, from interacting with a former president to putting out the tennis Tik-Tok video of the year. Henley discusses her experience as the MC of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Tournament & Ceremony this year, before diving into her thoughts on the star-studded WTA event in San Jose headlined by a great match between Naomi Osaka & Coco Gauff. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Steve Weissman on the Resurgence of American Men's Tennis & the Summer Hard Court Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 35:35


    Tennis Channel Live Host & NFL Network Sports Anchor Steve Weissman joins the show to discuss the start of the North American hard court season, with the Atlanta Open getting the ball rolling on the road to the US Open. Weissman discusses the depth in American men's tennis & examines which players are primed for big things this year and behind. He also dives into the incredible season Carlos Alcaraz is having, whether Iga Swiatek's recent loss is worrisome, & reacts to the news that Team Europe's Laver Cup squad will feature every member of the "Big 4." Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ajla Tomljanovic Returns to the Show Fresh Off Of Another Wimbledon Quarterfinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 40:31


    Ajla Tomljanovic returns to Tennis Channel Inside-In to recap a turbulent year in her career, which saw her gain a career high ranking of #38 & return to another improbable Wimbledon Quarterfinal. The Australian shares what the experience was like, the wise words from legend & friend Chris Evert, & how her father needed to have just a little bit more faith in her game. It's a fun chat with the star of season 5 of "My Tennis Life," Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gill Gross on Another Wimbledon for Djokovic, Rybakina's Major Triumph, Thiem's Return, & Much More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 51:47


    TC Commentator & Host of "Three - A Tennis Show" Gill Gross joins Inside-In to recap the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, which saw Novak Djokovic claim his 21st major title. Gross breaks down how Djokovic was able to overcome the very formidable Nick Kyrgios, & whether an end is in sight for his reign at the All England Club. The guys also discuss Elena Rybakina's maiden slam title, Dominic Thiem's first victory at ATP competition in over a year, and the continued grind of Andy Murray who has broken into the top 50 once again. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Wimbledon 2022 with Ted Robinson: Nadal & Djokovic's Greatness, Kyrgios Rising, & the WTA Opportunity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 46:12


    Broadcaster & newest member of the California Sports Hall of Fame Ted Robinson joins Inside-In to recap all the drama around the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Robinson discusses Nadal's thrilling 5 set win over Taylor Fritz, Novak Djokovic erasing another 2 set hole, & whether Nick Kyrgios has finally put it all together and is ready for a major title. He also breaks down the unpredictable final four on the women's side, and examines who is ready to hoist the trophies at the All England Club. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sports Betting Analyst Kenny Ducey on the Opening Act of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 46:52


    Wimbledon has begun, and we've got you covered on all the early drama from the All-England Club on Inside-In! Sports Betting Analyst Kenny Ducey joins the podcast to discuss the early American men success, Novak Djokovic's impressive start to his title defense bid, & the form of Rafael Nadal has he looks for his third straight major championship. Ducey also breaks down Iga Swiatek's role as the unquestioned favorite, other women who could make a run at the title, & some of his favorite Wimbledon value picks. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jan-Michael Gambill Breaks Down Wimbledon 2022 & The Off-Court Coaching Debate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 41:34


    Former Wimbledon quarterfinalist and current TC analyst Jan-Michael Gambill joins the program to discuss all the top storylines heading into Wimbledon. Gambill breaks down the return of Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal aiming for his third straight major championship, & Novak Djokovic's quest to defend his crown at the All-England club. He also gives an in-depth breakdown of the ATP's decision to allow a trial period for off-court coaching. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prim Siripipat on Tennis, Acceptance, & Finding Your Path

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 53:37


    Prim Siripipat has been a highly respected sports broadcaster for many years, but for her it all started on the tennis court.. She joins Inside-In to discuss what it was like to practice alongside Andy Roddick & Mardy Fish, playing college tennis at Duke, and the difficulties she had accepting the end of her playing career. Siripipat also dives into how she broke into the sports media world, going back to school, and bridging the gap between psychology and athletic performance. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Amy Lundy on Rafa's 14th French Open Crown, Iga Swiatek's Reign, & The Start of Grass Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 45:00


    Journalist & podcast host Amy Lundy joins Inside-In to recap Rafael Nadal's record-extending 14th title at Roland Garros, and how his competitive fire is second to none. Lundy also discusses Djokovic's setbacks, Iga Swiatek's 2nd title in Paris, & who could challenge the Polish player at the top of the women's game. And we preview the start of grass court season with thoughts on Emma Raducanu, Andy Murray, & several others. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 6/2/22: Jimmy Arias on Nadal's triumph, Cilic's resurgence, & the 2022 French Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 40:42


    Jimmy Arias joins Tennis Channel Inside-In to recap all the exciting matches at the quarterfinal round of the French Open, headlined by Rafael Nadal's triumph over defending champ Novak Djokovic. Arias explains why Alexander Zverev is primed to be a threat for the title, how Marin Cilic improbably reached the semifinals, and previews the women's final which features Iga Swiatek & Coco Gauff. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 5/26/22: Jill Craybas on the Early Drama at Roland-Garros

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 38:23


    Former pro player & current analyst Jill Craybas joins Inside-In to break down all the early drama as the 2022 French Open is officially underway. Craybas explains how Alcaraz & Tsitsipas have been able to survive, gives her early assessments of Nadal & Djokovic, and breaks down the continued dominance of Swiatek. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 5/19/22: Cici Bellis & A 2022 French Open Preview with Rob Simmelkjaer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 75:04


    Former Top 35 player and current TC broadcaster Cici Bellis joins Inside-In this week, to discuss the highs and lows of her career. Bellis explains how she was able to excel at tennis so quickly, and what it was like winning a US Open main draw match at age 15 & becoming the 2017 WTA Newcomer of the Year award winner. She also discusses the injuries that led to her retirement, and how she's turned her athletic passion into other passions in and outside of the sport. And Rob Simmelkjaer, host of the "Bet the Baseline" gambling show, joins for an extensive preview of the 2022 French Open. Simmelkjaer assess both the men's & women's draws, and goes over some of his favorite matchups in the early going. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 5/12/22: Paul Annacone on The Italian Open, The Road to Roland Garros, & The Growth of Taylor Fritz

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 28:00


    Tennis Channel analyst and legendary coach Paul Annacone joins Inside-In to discuss another milestone in the career of young Carlos Alcaraz, and his place in the game as one of three favorites going into the French Open. Annacone also discusses the form of both Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic heading into Roland Garros, Iga Swiatek's blistering season, and all the action currently taking place at the Italian Open. He also gives his thoughts about working with Taylor Fritz, and how the top ranked American was able to make his biggest breakthrough last March in winning Indian Wells. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 5/5/22: Peter Bodo on Nadal, Djokovic, Alcaraz, & The Road to Roland Garros

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 45:23


    On this week's episode, longtime tennis journalist and current editor of Tennis Magazine Peter Bodo joins the show to discuss all the action ongoing from the Madrid Masters. the two-time WTA "Best Writer of the Year" award winner discusses Rafael Nadal's return from injury, Novak Djokovic's improved level, and whether Carlos Alcaraz, Stefanos Tsitsipas or anybody else can derail the game's best on clay. Bodo also breaks down Iga Swiatek's place atop the women's game, Ons Jabeur's breakthrough, and whether Jessica Pegula is ready to win her first big title. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 4/28/22: Mark Knowles & Geoff Chizever on the Old Guard vs the New Guard, Swiatek's dominance, & rule changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 52:04


    This week's episode takes you all over the map in tennis, as former doubles world #1 Mark Knowles & TC commentator/producer Geoff Chizever join to discuss a wide range of topics. The fellas breakdown the continued successful runs of both Iga Switaek & Carlos Alcaraz, and predict whether the latter can win a major as a teenager. They also discuss Novak Djokovic's progress in his return to action, Stefanos Tsitsipas' issues with the rulebook, and potential rule changes they'd like to see happen in the pro game. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 4/22/22: Chris Eubanks on the Clay Court Swing, Djokovic's Return to Form, & His Broadcasting Debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 32:16


    Chris Eubanks joins Tennis Channel Inside-In from the Santa Monica studios, where he made his debut this week as a TV broadcaster. Eubanks discusses his experiences & perspective on the other side of the camera, as well as his path from Atlanta, Georgia, to the pros. The two-time All-American at Georgia Tech also breaks down the current happenings in clay court season, including Novak Djokovic's return to form & Stefanos Tsitsipas establishing himself as a major force on the red dirt. And Eubanks tells the story of how Naomi Osaka took him up on his invitation to watch him play in Dallas. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 4/14/22: Ann Li

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 38:19


    This week's show features a rising American player who is just getting started on path to tennis excellence. Ann Li joins the podcast to discuss her tennis origin story, making the Wimbledon Junior Final, and the decision to turn pro over going to college. The 21 year-old explains how she developed her playing style, what that first title feeling was like, and why she decided to write out post-it notes of her biggest goals. And Li also explains her interests off the court, which include country music and playing the Ukulele! Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 4/8/22: Pam Shriver on Miami Triumphs for Alcaraz & Switaek, & the 2022 WTA Charleston Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 31:29


    This week's episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In features Pam Shriver calling in live from the WTA Charleston Open, to give her thoughts on this year's edition of the the longest running all-women's tennis tournament in the US. Shriver also recaps the Miami Open triumphs of Carlos Alcaraz & Iga Swiatek, & looks head to Novak Djokovic's return in Monte Carlo next week. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 3/31/22: Journalist Chris Oddo on Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek, & the 2022 Miami Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 42:05


    Mitch is joined by tennis journalist & host of "The Lucky Letcord" podcast Chris Oddo to break down all the action taking place at the 2022 Miami Open. Oddo analyzes the metoric rise of Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek's ascent to number one in the world, and the dominant return of Naomi Osaka to the top of the game. He also previews the outstanding action on tap this weekend from the Sunshine State. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 3/24/22: Leif Shiras on Barty's retirement, Fritz's Moment, & the 2022 Miami Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 44:36


    This week' episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In features broadcaster Leif Shiras, who breaks down the shocking retirement of Ashleigh Barty at the top of the game & height of her tennis powers. Shiras also discusses Taylor Fritz's Indian Wells triumph, Rafael Nadal's injury, & gives a detailed preview of the 2022 Miami Open. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 3/17/22: Brad Stine on Over 30 Years of Pro Coaching & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 57:03


    Brad Stine joins the podcast this week to discuss his 30 plus year coaching career in pro tennis, and the memories he's made reaching the highest of heights in his profession. Stine discusses how entered the coaching ranks, linking up with Jim Courier and guiding him to several Grand Slam titles & the #1 ranking, and working with the current generation including his current pupil Tommy Paul. He also discusses his new endeavor into commentary, and much more. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 3/10/22: Tracy Austin on Indian Wells 2022 & Her Cover Story in Tennis Magazine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 59:25


    Tennis Channel Broadcaster & 2-Time US Open Champion Tracy Austin joins the show to preview all the action on deck in the desert, as Indian Wells 2022 commences. Austin looks at Rafael Nadal's hot start, Djokovic's absence, and the other contenders on the men's side, and examines whether Iga Switaek, Coco Gauff, or plethora of other contenders has what it takes to claim the women's title. And then the Hall of Famer discusses her recent appearance on the cover of Tennis Magazine, 55 years after she first graced a magazine as a young prodigy. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 3/3/22: Gill Gross on Rafa's Streak, Rublev's Title, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 47:00


    Tennis commentator & podcast host Gill Gross joins Inside-In to discuss Rafael Nadal's Acapulco triumph, and his undefeated streak to start 2022. Gross also discusses Novak Djokovic's level and unpredictable schedule, as well as Andrey Rublev's impressive title in Dubai. The guys then break down the tragic events in the Ukraine & how the players from that country are handling themselves in exemplary fashion, and touch on Iga Swiatek's surge up the rankings with her big tournament win. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 2/24/22: Russ Thaler on Medvedev Taking the #1 Ranking from Djokovic, Zverev's Costly Outburst, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 46:40


    In an action-packed & drama filled week of tennis, Tennis Channel commentator Russ Thaler joins Inside-In to make some sense of it all. Thaler breaks down Novak Djokovic's shocking upset loss in Dubai Jiri Vesely, and the ramifications of that match which include Daniil Medvedev rising to the top spot in the ATP rankings. He also discusses Alexander Zverev's outburst and disqualification in Acapulco, Jelena Ostapenko's hot streak, and much more from around the world of tennis. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 2/17/22: Jennifer Brady

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 26:44


    This week's episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In features an in-person chat with All American gal Jennifer Brady, who discusses her run to the 2021 Australian Final & much more. Brady breaks down her Olympic experience, getting hit with the injury bug, and working in TV as analyst for Tennis Channel. She also describes the fun times at Jessica Pegula's wedding, & gives some thoughts on tournament contenders in Dubai & Delray Beach. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 2/10/22: Nico Pereira on Juan Martin Del Potro's Farewell, & Tennis Around the Globe

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 32:41


    Nico Pereira joins the podcast to discuss Juan Martin Del Potro's emotional goodbye to tennis in his home country, and to explain the impact he's had on the game & his region of the world. Pereira also breaks down the new ATP event in Dallas, the Rotterdam tournament, and the other storylines from the game as the action ramps up around the globe. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 2/3/22: Greg Rusedski on Nadal's 21st Major, Barty's Home Triumph, & More From the Australian Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 40:37


    Former World #4 and current Amazon Prime tennis commentator Greg Rusedski joins the podcast this week to break down Rafael Nadal's epic comeback to claim his 21st Grand Slam title, and why it just might be the greatest accomplishment in his storied career. Rusedski discusses Medvedev's path forward, Ashleigh Barty's triumphant title on home soil, Novak Djokovic's level when he returns to the court, and much more on this jam-packed episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 1/28/22: Jon Wertheim Previews the 2022 Australian Open Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 26:57


    It's been an unforgettable two weeks in Melbourne, and Tennis Channel analyst & CBS 60 Minutes correspondent Jon Wertheim joins the show to break down just how we got to the finals of each tournament. Wertheim explains why Ashleigh Barty has been so dominant, and whether American Danielle Collins has what it takes to thwart the local competitor from winning her home grand slam. And he also breaks down the extraordinary run by Rafael Nadal to get back to the final, and what it is about Daniil Medvedev that makes him uniquely excellent. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 1/20/22: Daniela Hantuchova & Pamela Maldonado

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 69:25


    The Australian Open is underway, & there is a lot to discuss on this week's show. Former top five player and current commentator Daniela Hantuchova discusses the wide-open women's field, Barty's homeland quest, Osaka's return to top form, & a variety of other contenders in the field. And Pamela Maldonado from Yahoo Sportsbook joins to explains why these are her favorite dates on the tennis calendar. She breaks down Medvedev & Zverev as favorites, her fandom for teenage phenom Carlos Alcaraz, and why you can never count out Rafael Nadal. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 1/14/22: Jan-Michael Gambill Previews the 2022 Australian Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 40:19


    The 2022 Australian Open is finally (& thankfully) upon us, and Jan-Michael Gambill joins the show to break down the tournament in great detail. Listen as Gambill provides an update on the Novak Djokovic saga and its potential ramifications on the men's draw, as well as list a few of the players that could breakthrough and go the distance. He also previews some of the most exciting first round matchups, discusses the female contenders to watch out for, and gives his thoughts on the Americans that could do some real damage in the first major of the year. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 1/6/22: Blair Henley on the Djokovic Saga, Osaka's Return, Barty's Consistency, & More From Down Under

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 46:18


    Tennis Channel Inside-In Kicks off 2022 in style, with journalist & all-around tennis aficionado Blair Henley returning to the podcast to break down a wide range of storylines and subplots. Henley gives her take on the on-going drama between Novak Djokovic & the Australian authorities who have not yet cleared him for entry into the country, & what the next chapter might be in this wild & chaotic scene down under. She also covers Naomi Osaka's return to the tour, Ashleigh Barty hitting the ground running at home, & the form of Rafael Nadal & Stefanos Tsitsipas as they try to overcome the injuries that hampered them in 2021. It's an informative, fun-natured conversation that you won't want to miss! Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 12/30/21: Marcos Giron

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 32:19


    Fresh off his best professional season by far, Marcos Giron joins Tennis Channel Inside-In to discuss how he was able to climb the game's ladder in 2021. Giron reflects on how his time at UCLA molded & prepared him for his future, how he stayed positive through injuries & setbacks, & when he felt accepted in the ATP locker room. He also discusses his Olympic experience representing Team USA in Tokyo, working with Andre Agassi, what he hopes to accomplish in 2022. Hosted by Mitch Michals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2021 Best of Tennis Channel Inside-In: The Players Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 72:47


    Listen to the Best of Tennis Channel Inside-In, with the highlights from interviews with 11 different pro tennis players. The Players Show features all the emotion, honesty, and humor that you'd expect from some of the most familiar faces in our game. Hosted by Mitch Michals Genie Bouchard on Canadian Tennis, Fame and social media (00:49-08:01) Frances Tiafoe describes going to war with Djokovic, his young fans, and his nickname (08:17-14:24) Jennifer Brady on the rise of college tennis players in the pro game & her American era (14:44-18:45) Ajla Tomljanovic recaps her intense Wimbledon match with Ostapenko & London experience with her boyfriend Matteo Berrettini (19:09-27:49) Tennys Sandgren finds out his first round French Open opponent during our interview (28:05-31:25) Coco Vandeweghe on her unique approach, doubles with Ash Barty, & what her ideal "swan song" would be (31:42-36:52) Taylor Townsend on motherhood, tennis, & her favorite hobbies (37:10-44:25) Hubert Hurkacz explains how it all came together en route to winning the 2021 Miami Open (44:45-49:43) Marta Kostyuk describes the emotional whirlwind of her successful Roland Garros run (50:05-57:21) Shelby Rogers on being a late bloomer, competing against the best, and her Tampa Bay Lightning Fandom (57:53-1:04:16) Lauren Davis explains where her fighting spirit comes from & why she loves taking pictures with tall tennis players (1:04:34-1:08:07) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 12/2/21: Joe Towne, Founder & CEO of "The Performer's Mindset"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 32:15


    Joe Towne, Founder & CEO of "The Performer's Mindset," joins Tennis Channel Inside-In to discuss how artists & athletes can better improve their mental skills when competing at the highest level. An experienced actor & coach, Towne discusses the symmetry between the entertainment industry & athletics, & highlights recent tennis & sports examples of prioritizing one's mental wellbeing and having the courage to step away when needed. It's a fascinating chat about pressures, coaching, and fostering a good environment for competitors to achieve the greatest heights imaginable. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 11/24/21: Prakash Amritraj on the ATP Finals, the WTA's Top Players, & "King Richard"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 32:40


    The 2021 tennis season in the books, and Prakash Amritraj joins Tennis Channel Inside-In to Recap the final events of the year. Amritraj breaks down Alexander Zverev's triumph in Turin, the stellar play of Medvedev & Djokovic, & explains why WTA Finals champion Garbine Muguruza is such a vital part of what tennis all about. And the Tennis Channel broadcaster also explains his appreciation for the new film "King Richard" about the Williams sisters and their inspirational father, and why that story hits so close to home. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 11/18/21: Emil Ruusuvuori & Pamela Maldonado from Yahoo Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 57:16


    There's no shortage of tennis content on this week's episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In, as Finland's top tennis player Emil Ruusuvori joins the podcast to discuss his rise up the pro ranks. Ruusuvori explains his love for the game, what it was like to practice with Rafael Nadal, his hobbies when he's not training, and what he believes separates the top ten from the rest of the tour. And Pamela Maldonado (20:22) from Yahoo Sports gives insight into the tennis betting world, where she's quickly made a name for herself while remaining a passionate fan of the sport. Maldonado breaks down Novak Djokovic's dominance, Daniil Medvedev & Alexander Zverev's emergence as contenders to his throne, and expresses her love for the Australian Open. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 11/11/21: Nick Monroe on Murray's Heart, Tiafoe's Rise, the WTA Finals, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 31:52


    This week's episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In features commentator & doubles player Nick Monroe. The dual-threat gives his thoughts on Andy Murray notching another top ten win, his friend Frances Tiafoe playing the best tennis of his young career, & more analysis from the ATP event in Stockholm. Monroe also shares his opinions on the Next-Gen Finals in Milan, the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, & Novak Djokovic's return to title town. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 11/4/21: Jason Goodall on Djokovic's Return in Paris, American Men on the Rise, & the Billie Jean King Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 36:30


    One of the premier broadcasters in all of tennis, Jason Goodall joins the show this week to discuss the various storylines and subplots as ATP Masters event in Paris takes center stage. Goodall examines Djokovic's first matches back since losing in the US Open final, the recent successes of Taylor Fritz & Frances Tiafoe and what it may mean for American male tennis, and whether Daniil Medvedev can defend his title and secure the number one ranking. And he also examines the Billie Jean King Cup, and whether this new format can have staying power on the tennis calendar. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 10/28/21: Tennis.com Senior Editorial Manager Ed McGrogan on Frances Tiafoe, Andy Murray, Emma Raducanu, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 37:58


    This week's episode features Ed McGrogran, the Senior Editoral Manager of Tennis.com, to discuss his most recent feature on rising American Frances Tiafoe. McGrogran explains what makes Tiafoe special, and how his game can elevate against anyone in the world, which was proven mightily by his recent win over world #3 Stefanos Tsitsipas. The journalist also shares his appreciation for Andy Murray on continued comeback, which young male players are ready to make their move, and how Emma Raducanu was able to dig deep and notch a few wins. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 10/21/21: Pam Shriver on Indian Wells, the Murray/Tiafoe marathon, & working for TC

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 35:34


    We're very fortunate to be joined be a new member of the Tennis Channel team on this week's show, but certainly no stranger to professional tennis. Pam Shriver sits down in studio to recap Indian Wells 2021, and to look ahead to the final push in the tennis season. She discusses her appreciation for the Murray/Tiafoe match in Antwerp that went the distance, breaks down what the future may hold for Emma Raducanu, & even looks back at how a chance phone call from Martina Navratilova laid the foundation for one of the greatest doubles teams of all time. All that and more with Pam Shriver on this episode of Tennis Channel Inside-In. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennis Channel Inside-In 10/14/21: Tracy Austin on Indian Wells 2021 & Emma Raducanu's Next Move

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 39:29


    Hall of Famer & current Tennis Channel analyst Tracy Austin joins the show this week to dissect all the drama at Indian Wells, which have featured upsets galore across both the men's & women's draws. Austin breaks down arguably the best tennis of Taylor Fritz' life, Andy Murray's continued heart, and discusses her similar experience to Emma Raducanu's new pressures & expectations after winning her first major as a teenager. Hosted by Mitch Michals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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