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Hosted by Joel & Kim, The Passing Shot was born out of the desire to channel fan passion for the world’s favourite racket sport into a tennis show that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Now, with tens of thousands of downloads under their belt, The Passing Shot brings you weekly catch-ups on the ATP and WTA Tours every Sunday during the season plus interviews with unique guests and round-by-round episodes during Grand Slams. So lend us your ears and we’ll keep you updated on all the latest tennis stories on and off court, with a wandering eye for the sublime to the ridiculous. Ready? Play!

Joel Girling & Kim Mackenzie


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    Tour Catch-Up: Federer's farewell finale, Team World's a winner and future Laver Cup captains

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 63:10


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel, Kim and Chris catch up on a jam-packed week of tennis, which saw an emotional farewell in London for Roger Federer's retirement and Team World clinching their first ever Laver Cup win.They also round up wins for Alexandrova and Samsonova on the WTA Tour, Emma Raducanu reaching the semi finals of Seoul, and Daniil Medvedev falling to Stan Wawrinka in the first round of Metz.Joel quizzes Kim and Chris on an exciting and revamped version of Par For The Courts, and they all consider the announcement of the new United Cup in 2023 as well as looking briefly ahead to this coming week's SEVEN tournaments!______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 26th September 2022. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Finals: Carlito's way grabs No.1 prize, Supreme Swiatek chalks up Major No.3 and Career Golden Slams

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 62:01


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel, Kim and Chris reunite to catch up on the action from the US Open Finals, which saw Carlos Alcaraz claim his maiden Slam title AND the World No.1 ranking, and Iga Swiatek take home her 3rd Major with yet another straight sets Final win.They reflect on Ons Jabeur and Casper Ruud's chances at winning a Grand Slam in the future after their respective two Slam Finals appearances this season, and consider what Alcaraz's and Swiatek's wins mean for the future of the ATP and WTA Tours.They also roundup results from other draws, with Krejcikova and Siniakova completing their career Golden Slam and the Rafa Nadal Academy players faring very well in the Junior competitions.Joel, Kim and Chris also excitingly reveal the winner of this edition of Collect A Set!______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 12th September 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Semifinals: Alcaraz's five setter hat-trick, Jabeur makes case for 'real' No. 2 and Salisbury's doubles defense delight

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 56:42


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Chris react to all the action from the Semi-Finals at The US Open, which saw Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud set up a match-up that will decide the number 1 ranking, Iga Siwatek fightback to beat Sabalenka and Ons Jabeur's impressive display against in form Caroline Garcia. They look ahead to the finals and what might make the difference on the night for both the womens and mens finals and make their predictions.Joel and Chris also catch-up on doubles action which saw Britain's Joe Salisbury and USA's Rajeev Ram defend their title beating Davis Cup team mate Neil Skupski and his partner Wesley Koolhof in straight sets.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 10th September 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Quarterfinals: Garcia bests Gauff, Ruud routines Berrettini and Khachanov scales new heights

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 51:36


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Kim is joined by Chris to chat through all the Quarter Final action from the US Open, which saw Caroline Garcia continue her win streak to make her first Grand Slam semi final with a victory over home hope Coco Gauff.Meanwhile, Casper Ruud is potentially one win away from becoming the world No.1 after easing past a disappointing Matteo Berrettini. He will face another somewhat surprising semi finalist in Karen Khachanov who took out many people's tournament favourite Nick Kyrgios. Kim and Chris also reflect on Francis Tiafoe backing up his win over Rafa Nadal with a straight sets defeat of Andrey Rublev, and Aryna Sabalenka sorting out her serve to make her second straight US Open Semi.______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 7th September 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Round 4: Kyrgios crashes the party, streak stoppin' Tomljanovic and who will be new No.1?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 62:19


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Kim and Chris round up on the 4th round action so far from the US Open.With Nick Kyrgios defeating defending Champion Daniil Medvedev at night on Ashe, home hopes Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula still going strong, and Andrey Rublev dispatching the last Brit standing Cam Norrie in three straight sets, there is plenty to discuss as the Quarter Final line ups start to complete.Caroline Garcia also makes her second Slam Quarter 5 years on from her first and three players are still in with a shot to become the new ATP World No.1 so join Kim and Chris as they consider how much further Garcia can go and who is the most likely to claim that top spot come Monday.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 5th September 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Round 3 - Serena's last stand, Kvitova's escape act and mixed fortunes for the Brits

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 64:27


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Chris catch up on all the Round 3 action from the US Open and look ahead to the second week of the final slam of the year. They cover THE tennis headline story of the year: Serena Williams playing what looks like will be her final match and question if it really is the last time we see her on a tennis court? They reflect back on the mixed fortunes of the Brits, with a routine win for Cam Norrie but heartbreak for Jack Draper and tough losses for Murray and Evans. Our Collect-a-set picks Caroline Garcia and Carlos Alcaraz continue to impress and Medvedev sets up a mouth watering 4th Round clash with Nick Kyrgios. Joel and Chris also discuss the last 16 encounters they are most looking forward to and make predictions as to who could make a deep run into the second week at Flushing Meadows.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 4th September 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Round 2: Draper's night to remember, Serena has a stunner and 'no handshake' finishes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 63:27


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim are joined by Chris to catch up on the Round 2 action from the US Open, which saw Serena Williams live to fight yet another day by coming through Anett Kontaveit in 3 sets and Jack Draper glide past FAA to make the 3rd round of a Slam for the first time in his career.They also reflect back on Emma Raducanu's first round loss and Cornet's fantastic Slam ousts, Kyrgios's crowd irritations, Andy Murray setting up a Berrettini battle and doubles being given prime time slots on show courts.Chris also reveals his CAS predictions which are looking a bit the worse for wear after early exits, and they all look ahead to 3rd round matches and predict which matches could cause a spanner in the works. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Round 1: Serena on song, Halep humbled and shocks for Tsitsipas, Fritz

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 58:51


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the first round of the US Open, which saw shocks on day one with Simona Halep, Taylor Fritz and Stefanos Tsitsipas all crashing out to qualifiers.Conversely, the Brits have had a good opening few days with all through with the exception of Kyle Edmund, including a resilient win for Harriet Dart over 10th seed Daria Kasatkina and Andy Murray claiming a long await straight sets Grand Slam victory.With easy progress for top seeds Daniil Medvedev and Iga Swiatek, most eyes were on Serena Williams's farewell ceremony and her first round encounter against Danka Kovinic, which saw her progress through and live to fight another day before retirement.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 30th August 2022. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    US Open Preview: Raducanu's tough test, Djokovic denied travel and Serena set for final farewell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 65:53


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim are joined by Chris to preview the upcoming US Open after the release of the men's and women's draws.They go quarter by quarter through the draw to assess the top seeds chances, debate which players to look out for and to finally make some possibly very inaccurate predictions. Discussions over Serena's chances of getting past Round 1, Raducanu's ability to defend her title, the likely winner of a Kyrgios v Medvedev match up and whether Caroline Garcia can continue the Renaissance all feature.They also discuss the timing of Novak Djokovic's withdrawal from the tournament, which sees him miss his second Slam of the year due to vaccination requirements.Importantly, the picks for the US Open 2022 edition of Collect A Set are announced! Send in your predictions before play starts on Monday to be in with a chance of winning a coveted Tennis Weekly prize.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 26th August 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Born again Borna, 'Gar-surgent' Garcia and Royalty meets Roger at Laver Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 65:47


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the Cincinnati Masters which saw Caroline Garcia continue her resurgence (RENAISSANCE) in form to capture her third 1000 level title with a dominant win over Petra Kvitova.The week also saw Borna Coric become the lowest ranked winner of a Masters 1000 title with a straight sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. Joel and Kim also discuss Emma Raducanu's defeat of Serena Williams and Iga Swiatek's recent dip in form as well as looking ahead to the week prior to the US Open in tournaments.They also reflect on the Laver Cup ticketing practice sessions for charity, and Kim tests Joel with a new Mysterious Player.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 22nd August 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Serena Williams calls time, PCB's dream week and Halep heads back to Top 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 64:48


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the action and key talking points from Toronto and Montreal, where we saw Simona Halep back to winning ways and Pablo Carreno Busta claiming his first Masters 1000.With Beatriz Haddad Maia making further waves for Brazilian tennis by reaching her first 1000 final, Hubert Hurkacz just falling shy of claiming a sixth straight victory in ATP Finals, and Dan Evans going deep for the Brits, there is plenty to discuss from the past week on tour.Joel and Kim also discuss Serena Williams's impending retirement (and her upcoming match against Emma Raducanu), the latest Laver Cup announcements, preview the Cincinnati Masters and debate over on-court fast food, inspired by a certain Jenson Brooksby.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 15th August 2022.

    TW Meets... Feargus Woods Dunlop & Heather Westwell, Crimes on Centre Court podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 46:01


    On TW Meets this week… Joel delves into the fascinating world of tennis theatre and chats with Director, Writer and Actor Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell from the theatre company New Old Friends about their latest production Crimes on Centre Court, a comedy whodunnit set during The Whombledun International Invitational Tennis Tournament!______________CRIMES ON CENTRE COURTBook tickets to see Crimes on Centre Court on their U.K. tour this autumnListen to the Crimes on Centre Court series as part of the Comedy Whodunnits podcast______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 3rd August 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Octopus Meddy returns, Kyrgios on cruise control and Canada Open gets underway

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 62:10


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the events from Washington DC, which saw Nick Kyrgios scoop the singles and doubles trophies and Luidmila Samsonova grab her second career tour title.Out in San Jose, Daria Kasatkina continues her good run of form by clinching the title and cracking the Top 10 again, whilst in Los Cabos Daniil Medvedev manages to get his first title of the year, deposing defending Champ Cam Norrie in straight sets.Joel and Kim also consider the impact of climate change on the future of tennis, and look ahead to the Montreal and Toronto tournaments getting underway this week.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 8th August 2022.

    TW Meets... Lawn Tennis Association's Paul Cudmore on growing the grassroots game in the U.K.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 51:11


    In our latest Meets... we wrap up our Wimbledon coverage by talking to our Local Tennis Leagues sponsor and Lawn Tennis Association's Competition Manager Paul Cudmore about how the team are growing the grassroots game in the U.K.Joel & Kim delve into the progress of the LTA's five year plan including their exciting ambition for local parks, the launch of the World Tennis Number and just exactly why indoor courts are so pivotal to the game's development.  ______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 27th July 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Go, go Garcia, Sinner Winner and Raducanu's Russian Coach Test

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 62:14


    Joel and Kim catch up on the latest week on tour, which saw Caroline Garcia continue her rejuvenated season by capturing the Poland Open and defeating World No.1 Iga Swiatek en route, Marie Bouzkova winning her first tour title over an erratic Potapova, and Jannik Sinner getting the better of Carlos Alcaraz for the second time in the past month.They also discuss the Aussie domination in Atlanta, Emma Raducanu undertaking a trial coaching period with Dmitry Tursunov and look ahead to this week's tournaments in the USA and Mexico, which sees the return of Sofia Kenin and Venus Williams with Wildcards in Washington DC.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 1st August 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Musetti magic, Ruud retains and Osaka's coach split

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 74:56


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the past week on tour which saw Casper Ruud defend his Gstaad title, Bernarda Pera make it two titles on the trot and Daria Kasatkina come out in a brave public statement.They also discuss Lorenzo Musetti winning his maiden ATP Tour Title with a victory over Carlos Alcaraz in Hamburg, Irina Begu capturing the Palermo crown 5 years after her previous tour title and Naomi Osaka splitting from her coach Wim Fissette. Joel also tests Kim with a ridiculously hard Par For The Courts - listeners, be warned!______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 25th July 2022.

    Book Club: Emma Raducanu: When Tennis Came Home by Mike Dickson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 54:39


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim chat to Mike Dickson, tennis correspondent for the Daily Mail, about his new book Emma Raducanu: When Tennis Came Home.They chart Emma's path to US Open glory by looking back at her upbringing in Bromley, her formative years on the lower rungs of the tour, the effect of lockdown and her innate curiosity which compels her to continually self-improve.They reflect on her run to the 4th round at Wimbledon 2021 and her remarkable triumph at Flushing Meadows later that summer, as well as looking back on her time on the WTA Tour since then, and what the future holds.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #tennisweeklypod on social media.______________BUY EMMA RADUCANU: WHEN TENNIS CAME HOMEAmazonAmazon (Kindle)WaterstonesWHSmithHachette______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #TennisWeekly on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 21st July 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: First time champs galore as Cressey captures Newport; Serena takes comeback to Toronto; ATP 'Off court' coaching begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 61:16


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the week on tour post-Wimbledon which saw Maxime Cressy and Bernarda Pera win their first tour titles, as well as Francisco Cerundolo and Petra Martic picking up titles on the clay.With Maxime Cressy looking set to be seeded at the US Open, Dominic Thiem picking up his first two wins back on the ATP Tour, two Serbian WTA Finalists and Caroline Garcia's Renaissance temporarily restarting and stopping again, there is plenty of tennis chat to sink your teeth into.Joel also tests Kim with a difficult (be warned!) Par for The Court, and they discuss the introduction of coaching on the ATP Tour as a trial and Serena Williams returning to the tour in Toronto.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 18th July 2022.

    Film Club: McEnroe - Director Barney Douglas and Composer Felix White on a hot-headed on-court genius

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 26:55


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel talks to Director Barney Douglas and Composer Felix White about their new documentary McEnroe.Joel has a virtual sit down with the two to discuss how they brought to life a cultural icon on the big screen, what they learned during the filmmaking process from an outsider perspective and how they captured the fiery personality of a player known to many for his on court outbursts.McEnroe is in U.K. and Ireland cinemas from 15th July and will be available to stream on Showtime in the North America from 2nd September.To go see McEnroe yourself, book tickets here. ______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 6th July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Finals - Rybakina rules Centre as Djokovic reaches 'seventh heaven' alongside Sampras

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 62:18


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim round up the Wimbledon Finals action, which saw Elena Rybakina clinch her maiden Slam Title and Novak Djokovic claim a 4th consecutive Championship on the lawns of SW19.With Rybakina sealing a comeback victory over Ons Jabeur, she has made history for Kazakhstan, becoming the first player representing the nation to win a Grand Slam. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic put to bed any hopes of Nick Kyrgios winning his first Slam by putting together a solid 4 set victory against the young pretender.Joel and Kim also discuss the Finals action from the Doubles, with Aussie pair Ebden and Purcell coming back from the brink several times to win the title in epic fashion, and Czech Champions Krejickova and Siniakova cruising to victory to capture their 2nd Wimbledon title. They also reflect on Alfie Hewett's close encounter in the Wheelchair Singles Final, which saw him serve for the title four times but ultimately come out second best.The winner of Collect A Set is also announced!______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 10th July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Semi-Finals - Nadal withdraws as Djokovic through; Jabeur + Rybakina set for new grounds; Should losers get reinstated?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 60:56


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim round up the action from the semi finals at Wimbledon, which saw Britain's Cameron Norrie fall to six time Champ Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal withdrawing through injury, Ons Jabeur making history for Tunisia and Elena Rybakina ousting in form Simona Halep in straight sets.They discuss Rafa's withdrawal and the debate around the concept of lucky losers filling spare slots, as well as look ahead to the weekend's singles finals.Joel and Kim also catch up on Doubles action which saw Britain's Neal Skupski and USA's Desirae Krawczyk defend their title, and Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram lose in a heartbreaking semi final to the Aussie pair of Ebden and Purcell.______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 8th July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Quarter-Finals - Nadal, Djokovic comebacks defeat Next Gen; Halep + Jabeur live up to billing; Cam's the man; Rybakina's Russian roots

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 59:47


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the Quarter-Finals action from Wimbledon.They reflect on five sets galore in the men's draw as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both battle back from the brink against the young pretenders Taylor Fritz and Jannik Sinner whilst Britain's Cam Norrie made a Slam semi-final for the first in his career with a thrilling win over David Goffin.On the women's side, there was an easy win for Simona Halep but is there cause for concern for the AELTC with Rybakina's Russian roots a hot topic of conversation as she reached the final four with a come-from-behind win against Ajla Tomljanović.And with the news bein revealed that Ons Jabeur and Tatijana Maria are 'BBQ buddies', Joel & Kim wonder just what food are they putting on the grill. ______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 6th July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Round 4 - Halep hots up as Kyrgios keeps cool; The Return of Roger Federer; 'Come on Tim!' finds new home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 67:14


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the 4th round action from The Championships, Wimbledon.With Cam Norrie being the last remaining Brit in the singles draw there is hope for home fans despite Heather Watson's loss to the young German Jule Niemeier. Meanwhile, Nick Kyrgios proves he can behave with a 5 set win on Centre over Brandon Nakashima, and Novak and Rafa overcome big serving Dutchmen to seal their path into the Quarter Finals.With Halep sweeping past Paula Badosa, and Ons Jabeur comfortably moving past Mertens, the women's draw is looking potentially set for either the former Champ or the highest seed left in the draw to make headway towards a Wimbledon title come Saturday.Joel and Kim also provide a Collect A Set update; which is far to say might well be the lowest scoring rendition seen yet!______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 4th July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Round 3 - Kyrgios + Tsitsipas ANGER as Swiatek's streak stopped; Perfect Harmony (Tan); Norrie & Watson last Brits standing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 62:46


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the third round of Wimbledon which saw an aggro filled match steal the show between Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas late on Saturday night.With controversy galore to discuss from their encounter, along with Iga Swiatek's 37 match win streak finally coming to an end at the hands of Alize Cornet, and Heather Watson making it through to the 4th round of a Slam for the first time, the third round action comes to life here at Tennis Weekly.From Rafa's ‘non-spicy' chat with Lorenzo Sonego, Tim Van Rijthoven's wildcard wonder continuing and Carlos Alcaraz warming into the tournament nicely, Joel and Kim reflect on the past two days play at the AELTC.______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 2nd July 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Round 2 - Raducanu and Murray out; Boulter stuns Pliskova; Kyrgios back in the groove; Nadal struggles continue

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 66:46


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim take a look back on all the action from Round Two at Wimbledon.From despair to triumph, it was a mixed couple of days for the Brits as Murray and Raducanu failed to progress whilst there were more unexpected victories from Katie Boulter, Heather Watson and Liam Broady all defeating higher ranked opponents. Elsewhere, it was another uncharacteristic performance from Rafael Nadal as he came through in four sets whilst Nick Kyrgios looked back in his groove against recent Queens finalist Filip Krajinović to set up a tantalizing R3 match up against Stefanos Tsitsipas.Kim also reveals her Collect-A-Set picks and discusses tent life this year in the Wimbledon Queue! ______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 30th June 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Round 1 - Serena crashes out as Nadal stutters on; Raducanu relishes the fight; Covid 'heartbreak' for Berrettini + Cilic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 72:08


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Chris roundup the main action from Round One of Wimbledon.They discuss how Matteo Berrettini and Marin Cilic didn't make it onto court as they both test positive for Covid-19. Will Wimbledon need to make a policy change to control the outbreak?Serena Willams makes her Wimbledon return and loses out in a dramatic 3h 11m epic to Harmony Tan who was playing just her 9th Grand Slam match ever. Chris and Joel react live as they record.It's business as usual for Iga Swiatek who opens her campaign with a…you guessed it bagel on her way to a straight sets win.Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are less than convincing in their open matches both dropping sets. With the draw opening up will it matter that they aren't playing their best? Joel and Chris also discuss the reduced crowd attendance for Day 1 and 2 and what might be causing some of the half empty stadiums.They also reveal their Collect A Set picks, which have been sent spiraling after Serena's exit and Berrettini's withdrawal. Is Joel to blame for predicting a Williams win? ______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K.With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 28th June 2022.

    Wimbledon Catch-Up: Draws - Nadal & Djokovic prepare for battle; Swiatek ready to open Centre Court; Finals predictions + CAS picks revealed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 60:56


    ______________LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUESOur Wimbledon coverage this year is sponsored by Local Tennis Leagues, the home of friendly, competitive tennis in the U.K. With over 10,000 players already signed up, it's never been easier to find someone locally with a similar ability to have a hit with plus get access to great benefits including access to the Wimbledon Ballot...Find your Local Tennis League hereAnd don't forget to use 'WEEKLY 50' at the checkout for 50% off your £18 entry fee.______________In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim discuss the Wimbledon 2022 Men's and Women's Draws before play gets underway at SW19 on Monday.With Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal given contrasting prospective paths to the Final, Andy Murray avoiding a big first round name, and Matteo Berrettini looking strong to reach at least the semis, Joel and Kim make their way through the draws quarter by quarter.Whilst, Iga Swiatek will open proceedings on Tuesday in Ash Barty's absence, Serena Williams gets a winnable opener against Harmony Tan and all eyes are on the Karolina Muchova v Simona Halep first round. With a cohort of British players peppered through the singles draws, all have managed to avoid seeded opponents giving Joel and Kim hope for the days ahead!They also reveal the Collect A Set picks for this year's Championships. Send in your predictions on social media or email to be in with a chance to win a special Tennis Weekly prize._______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 24th June 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Serena's back as Berrettini + Hurkacz warm-up to Wimbledon; Medvedev's RAGE; Barty's Centre Court replacement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 61:15


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim roundup the past week on grass, which saw Matteo Berrettini successfully defend his Queen's Club Title, Beatriz Haddad Maia making it two titles from two on the grass and Serena Williams announce her return to the game in time for SW19.With Hubert Hurkacz putting himself forward as a contender for Wimbledon with victory in Halle, and another title for Ons Jabeur in the build up to a Slam, things are hotting up nicely for The Championships just around the corner.Joel and Kim assess the varying fortunes of British players so far on grass, debate who should open the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon in Barty's absence, and reflect on the dangers of an unseeded Nick Kyrgios in the draw next week.Kim also tests Joel with a new Mysterious Player (niche knowledge required!) and they also discuss news from the US Open that Russians WILL be allowed to play.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 20th June 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Berrettini dazzles as Murray finds form; Miracle Dutch WC denies Medvedev; History for Haddad Maia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 65:35


    In the latest episode of Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim catch up on the grass court season so far, which saw a dream week for Dutch Wildcard Tim Van Rijthoven winning at home in S'Hertogenbosch and a maiden title for Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia in Nottingham.With Andy Murray reaching his second tour final of the season out in Stuttgart, there are many positives to take from his performance this week despite fresh injury concerns having arisen. Meanwhile, Ekaterina Alexandrova upset Aryna Sabalenka to take home the Libema Open trophy ahead of a Wimbledon neither player are able to participate in.Joel also tests Kim with a Queen's Club focused Par for The Courts ahead of the tournament starting, and they discuss the latest news that Glasgow will host the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in November and that ATP Masters events are about to change from 2023.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 12th June 2022.

    Book Club: Dear John with John Lloyd - on Chris Evert, Grand Slam success and dodgy grass courts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 65:15


    In the latest episode of our Book Club series here at Tennis Weekly, Joel and Kim chat to former British No.1, Grand Slam Finalist and Tennis Broadcaster, John Lloyd about his new autobiography, Dear John.They chat about John's life in the public eye, his marriage to Chris Evert, his time as GB Davis Cup Captain, his Mixed Doubles Slam Triumphs and his life in the commentary box.John shares some funny anecdotes from life on tour and also his insights into tennis in its current landscape, as well as revealing most importantly how he takes his tea (if at all!).Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________BUY DEAR JOHNAmazon (UK)Foyles (UK)WHSmith (UK)Amazon (Worldwide)______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 6th June 2022.

    Important Announcement - Welcome to Tennis Weekly!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 5:37


    Hello! Important announcement from HQ - we've rebranded! The podcast is moving forward and into a new era. From this day on, we will be known as Tennis Weekly to our listeners.Joel and Kim aren't going anywhere and none of our four series including The Tour Catch-Up, Grand Slam Round-by-Rounds, Meets... and Book Club will be either. 'The Passing Shot' will also be sticking around but under a new identity - as 'Passing Shot Productions'.For listeners wondering what this all means for them... Nothing changes in terms of subscribing and following us. All the changes are from our side so will automatically update in your feed.Listen on to hear a bit more about how we arrived at the decision and thank you to everyone who has supported us up to this point and into this exciting new era for the show! - Joel & KimP.S. Please bear with us as we make this transition over the next few weeks across all our channels.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @tennisweeklypodInstagram: @tennisweeklypodWebsite: tennisweekly.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 7th June 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Finals - King Rafa notches 14th title with 'sleeping foot'; Sensational Swiatek adds a Slam into her 35-win streak

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 52:57


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the Finals action from Roland Garros 2022, which saw Rafa Nadal winning an unthinkable 14th French Open title and Iga Swiatek extending her dominance at the top of the women's game with her 2nd slam.Joel and Kim dissect the two singles finals, how first time finalists Casper Ruud and Coco Gauff shaped up on new territory, how Rafa was able to win this tournament on one foot, and why Iga is here to stay at the top.They also round up the results from the doubles, juniors and wheelchair events and look ahead to the official start of the WTA/ATP grass court season!Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 5th June 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Semi-Finals - Birthday Boy Nadal through as Zverev meets abrupt end; Swiatek and Gauff set for battle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 49:08


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the semi final action from Roland Garros 2022.With Rafa Nadal making it through to his 14th French Open final after two lengthy sets and by way of a nasty injury to Sascha Zverev, and Casper Ruud making his Slam final debut with a 4 set win over veteran Marin Cilic, there is plenty to roundup and preview ahead of this weekend's finals.Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff also made it through to the ladies final with respective straight set wins over Daria Kasatkina and Martina Trevisan, meaning Swiatek is aiming for her 35th straight win come Saturday to claim her second Slam title and Gauff is bidding to take her first Slam.Joel and Kim discuss the main talking points from the semi finals and look ahead to the weekend's finals action.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 4th June 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Quarter-Finals - Nadal wins Djokovic epic in Late, Late show; Swiatek marches on; Zverev breaks Top 10 jinx; Cilic the man for all surfaces

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 65:51


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim dissect the Quarter Finals of the 2022 French Open, which saw Rafa Nadal get the better of long time rival Novak Djokovic in a late night match, and Coco Gauff reach her Maiden Slam semi final.With the night session scheduling under fire, Joel and Kim catch up on the action from the past two days of play, with the Nadal Djokovic epic going into the early hours of the morning, to Sacha Zverev getting the better of young Carlos Alcaraz and Marin Cilic making his first Slam semi on clay in a last set tie break over Andrey Rublev, there is plenty to discuss.World No.1 Iga Swiatek makes it 33 wins in a row with a win over Jessica Pegula, and first time Slam semis beckon for Daria Kasatkina, Coco Gauff and Martina Trevisan as they fight their way through their respective Quarter Finals in differing fashions. They round up all four quarters as well as reflecting on the lack of women's night matches scheduled on Chatrier.They also provide a Collect A Set update, which sees a tiebreaker necessary to decide this edition's ultimate winner.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 1st June 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Round 4 - Scandi stars as Ruud and Rune win; Swiatek pushed but pulls through; Where's Uncle Toni? + CAS update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 64:15


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on all the latest action from the 4th round at Roland Garros.With an all Scandi quarter final set between Holger Rune and Caspar Ruud, Joel and Kim discuss Stefanos Tsitsipas's somewhat surprising loss to the young Dane, who become the second teenager to reach the Quarter Finals after Carlos Alacaraz.Joel and Kim also preview the popcorn-worthy Nadal v Djokovic rematch after Rafa fought his way past a fantastic Felix Auger-Aliassime in 5 sets on Sunday.With Veronika Kudermetova breaking new Slam territory and Daria Kasatkina back to this stage of a Grand Slam, they also catch up on the ladies 4th round action which sees an all Russian and all American match up, as well as Iga Swiatek coming through against a difficult but ailing Quinwen Zheng.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 30th May 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Round 3 - Nadal and Djokovic on course; Swiatek tested; 'Clayvedev' continues; Week Two preview + analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 64:14


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Chris catch up on all the action from Round 3 at the French Open as well as look forward to what's in store for Week Two.Up for discussion this episode, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic go one step closer to renewing their rivalry whilst Daniil Medvedev surprises himself and spectators with his form, brushing aside Miomir Kecmanović to reach Round 4.Elsewhere, Iga Swiatek gets tested for the first time with her Parisian bakery shut for Round Three in an edgy clash with Danka Kovinić. And British singles hope fades as Cam Norrie gets upset by familiar foe Karen Khachanov.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 29th May 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Round 2 - Escape for Alcaraz + Zverev; Swiatek's streak hits 30; Default drama for Begu + Wimbledon drop the Mrs.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 58:42


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the latest happenings from Round2 of the French Open.With 5 set escapes from Carlos Alcaraz and Sacha Zverev against tricky opponents, the default dilemma surrounding Irina-Camelia Begu and the continuing removal of top 10 seeds in the women's draw, Joel and Kim discuss all the key talking points from the past two days of play.British hopes also vary with Emma Raducanu falling in 3 sets to Sasnovich whilst Cam Norrie strolls into the 3rd round without dropping a set.Joel also tests Kim with a niche Slam based Par for the Court and they also discuss Wimbledon finally dropping one of its very antiquated traditions.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 26th May 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Round 1 - Big ATP names progress as WTA Top 10 in tatters; Tsonga goes down swinging; 'Pointless' Wimbledon reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 57:26


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the main action from Round One of the French Open.From defending champion Barbora Krejickova being upset by local hope Diane Parry, the in form Ons Jabeur losing in the first match of the tournament, and Naomi Osaka succumbing to Amanda Anisimova for a second Slam in a row, several women's seeds have fallen already thus opening up part of the draw significantly.On the men's side, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga finally takes a bow and retires from professional tennis with a 4 set loss to Casper Ruud, Hugo Gaston delights the local crowd with a topsy turvy 5 set win over Alex de Minaur and Denis Shapovalov falls to Holger Rune in straight sets.Joel and Kim also discuss the news and fallout from the ATP and WTA's bold decision to remove ranking points from Wimbledon, in response to their ban on Russian and Belarussian players.They also reveal their Collect A Set picks, which have already gone astray with Jabeur's early exit!Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 24th May 2022.

    French Open Catch-Up: Draws - Djokovic, Nadal and Alcaraz in stacked top half, Can anyone stop Swiatek? + Laura Robson retires

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 71:21


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot Joel and Chris reflect on the 2022 Roland Garros draws and reveal who they are predicting for glory in two weeks time. With a big question mark around Nadal's fitness, he now faces a sooner than anticipated  Quarterfinal match-up against Novak Djokovic. Joel and Chris take us through the draw quarter by quarter; assessing the seeds chances, the mouth watering first round matchups and the dangerous floaters that could seriously shake up the draw.  They also excitingly reveal the 2022 Roland Garros Collect A Set picks. Play along and see if you can win tennis's ultimate challenge. Send Joel and Kim your predictions before the start of play on Sunday (Paris time) to the below social media handles or email.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 19th May 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Djokovic at home in Rome as Swiatek strolls on; Wimbledon without ranking points?; Legend of 'Isnerman' + Rome fan diaries

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 84:16


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the past week on tour, which saw World No.1's Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic claim Italian Open titles in straight sets over Ons Jabeur and Stefanos Tsitsipas respectively.With Roland Garros just around the corner, Joel and Kim gauge whether both Djokovic and Swiatek are the stand out favourites for the second slam of the season, especially in light of Rafa Nadal struggling with his chronic foot injury and the ongoing dominance of Swiatek over the rest of the tour.They also discuss the possible lack of ranking points at Wimbledon and LTA grass court events, as the ATP look to redress the ban on Russian and Belarussian players. Joel also asks an interesting mailbag question on the topic of new balls, and they look ahead to the week's tournaments ahead which sees the return of Daniil Medvedev.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 15th May 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: King Carlos sweeps Madrid as Jabeur makes history; Italian Open begins; Kevin Anderson retires

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 62:31


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the latest week on the ATP/WTA Tour from the Madrid Masters.They discuss Carlos Alcaraz magnificent week in Madrid, defeating both Rafa Nadal AND Novak Djokovic back to back to claim yet another title in 2022, and Ons Jabeur claiming her first WTA 1000 title with victory over Jessica Pegula.Joel and Kim also catch up on the sad news that Kevin Anderson has retired from professional tennis, debate the impact of the late night scheduling on Sacha Zverev's appearance in the Madrid final and look ahead to the Italian Open in Rome where World No.1 Iga Swiatek returns to action and Emma Raducanu faces off against fellow US Open Champion Bianca Andreescu in Round 1.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 9th May 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Madrid - Seeds tumble as Halep & Raducanu star; Rafa returns in stacked top half; Boris Becker gets jail time

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 60:28


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the last week on tour, which saw first time title winners Holger Rune and Sebastian Baez take home the Munich and Estoril crowns respectively.With Madrid underway and the top women's seeds falling like hotcakes, Joel and Kim also round up the results so far, with Andy Murray coming through Dominic Thiem and Emma Raducanu winning comprehensively over Marta Kostuyk. Simona Halep has started her partnership with Patrick Mouratouglou strongly and Rafa Nadal is back in action after an injury layoff.Joel and Kim also discuss the news that Boris Becker has been sent to Wandsworth Prison after being found guilty of offences under the Insolvency Act, and they reflect on yet another change to Emma Raducanu's coaching setup. Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 3rd May 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Swiatek soars in Stuttgart; Alcaraz beats the rain in Barca; Wimbledon bans Russians from The Championships - our reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 67:26


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the past week on tour, including the controversial announcement that Russian and Belarussian players will be banned from competing at this year's Wimbledon Championships and British grass court events.Joel and Kim discuss the fallout from this decision, including the critique of both the ATP and WTA amid claims of fairness, politics influencing sport and the potential effectiveness of this  action. They also round up the winners of last week's events which saw Iga Swiatek claim a 4th straight title in Stuttgart, Carlos Alcaraz battling through the rain to take the Barcelona Open, Andrey Rublev bagelling Novak Djokovic at home in Serbia and Anastasia Potapova winning her first tour title in Istanbul.Joel also tests Kim with possibly the toughest Par for The Courts yet!Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 25th April 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Stellar Stefanos retains in Monte Carlo; Swiatek's booming bakery; Clijsters retires (again); Raducanu toenail turmoil; Thiem & Andreescu return

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 68:18


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim round up all the action from the Monte Carlo Masters, which saw Stefanos Tsitsipas successfully defend his title with a straight sets win over first time Masters finalist Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.They also reflect on Great Britain's recent Billie Jean King Cup defeat to the Czech Republic, Iga Swiatek's continuing bakery business and the recent announcement of another Kim Clijsters retirement.Joel tests Kim and the listeners with a double edged Par for the Court and they both look ahead to this week's tournaments, which sees Dominic Thiem and Bianca Andreescu back in action. Terrible predictions may also be made for who'll be jumping in the swimming pool come Sunday in Barcelona.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 18th April 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Bencic resurgent in Charleston; Opelka wins 'Battle of Bots'; 'Halep-atoglou'; Djokovic returns as Monte Carlo begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 69:50


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the past week of action on the ATP and WTA Tours. With Belinda Bencic winning her first clay court title on the green clay of Charleston, David Goffin back to winning ways in Marrakesh and Tatjana Maria being lauded as the first WTA Title winning Mum of Two this century with her victory in Bogota, there is plenty to round up. Not to mention Opelka beating John Isner in a match involving an actual break of serve!Joel and Kim also discuss the concept of byes in tournaments, the news that Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will retire after the French Open, the ATP's announcement of stricter player behaviour punishments and they throw in another rendition of Mysterious Player for good measure.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 11th April 2022.

    Miami Open Catch-Up: No Escape from Alcaraz; Scintillating Swiatek strolls past Osaka; Clay swing begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 52:25


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on the past week in Miami as the Sunshine Double draws to a close with Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek claiming the singles titles.With Carlos Alcaraz becoming the youngest Miami Champion in history and Iga Swiatek winning 3 consecutive WTA1000 events and claiming the new WTA Number One Ranking, there are plenty of historic moments to discuss, not to mention John Isner claiming his own Men's Doubles Sunshine Double with two different partners.Joel and Kim also look ahead to the start of the clay court season, with North American and European clay swings getting underway, and Naomi Osaka announcing she is having a proper crack at the clay this season whilst Daniil Medvedev may be out of the clay all together as she undergoes surgery.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 4th April 2022.

    Miami Open catch-up: Medvedev marches back; Osaka finds form of old; Brooksby gets lucky; Swiatek's busy bakery; Salisbury Doubles No.1 + King Richard reigns in Oscars drama

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 54:44


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim discuss the first week in Miami, which has seen Naomi Osaka regain some long lost form, Emma Raducanu continue to struggle in closing out matches, and Taylor Fritz continue his current good form.With new World No.1's imminent in Joe Salisbury and Iga Swiatek (as well as Daniil Medvedev potentially regaining his spot at the top of the rankings) and King Richard taking home success at the Oscars (amidst much controversy) there is plenty to dissect from the past week on tour.From Jenson Brooksby's default worthy performance to Azarenka's sudden on court retirement, Joel and Kim get their teeth into all the key talking points from the ATP and WTA Tours.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 29th March 2022.

    Breaking Catch-Up: World No.1 Ash Barty's shock retirement from tennis - full reaction from HQ

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 47:01


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Chris react to the shock news that Ash Barty has decided to retire from the world of tennis with immediate effect.They reflect on her retirement interview with friend Casey Dellacqua, look back on the biggest highlights of her career,  consider what might be next for the Aussie and what this means for the state of the WTA Tour going forward.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 23rd March 2022.

    Indian Wells Catch-Up: Streak-stoppin' Taylor Fritz; Standout Swiatek rises to World No.2; Kyrgios' lucky escape; Gusty conditions + Miami draw analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 62:25


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim wrap up Indian Wells with reflection on the title wins of Taylor Fritz and Iga Swiatek.With Taylor Fritz ending Rafa Nadal's 20 match unbeaten streak and claiming the biggest title of his career, and Iga Swiatek extending her win streak and sheer dominance in tour finals with a straight sets victory over Maria Sakkari, there is plenty to discuss from the Californian desert. Nadal's intriguing battles with Carlos Alcaraz and Nick Kyrgios also feature, with discussion on the ongoing antics of the controversial Australian after the ball-boy racket incident last week.As the Miami Masters gets underway, Joel and Kim also analyze the draw, pick out key names and match ups to look out for and make predictions as to who will win big in the second act of the Sunshine Double.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 21st March 2022.

    Indian Wells Catch-Up: Nadal's Sunshine Single; Osaka drama; Meddy's short reign; Kyrgios cruise control; Dart's desert dream + Slams stop '70-68'

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 63:28


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on all the action so far from the Californian desert as Indian Wells reaches the Quarter/Semi Final stage.With Daniil Medvedev already soon to lose the Number 1 ranking after his early loss to Gael Monfils, and Rafa setting up a Quarter Final clash with Nick Kyrgios after coming back from the brink in his opener against Seb Korda, there are plenty of news stories on the men's side to reflect on this week, as well as continued British hopes with Cam Norrie still on course to defend his title (correct at time of recording!).In the women's side, Joel and Kim discuss the unfortunate heckling incident that afflicted Naomi Osaka's loss to Veronika Kudermetova whilst in more positive news Simona Halep and Iga Swiatek have both set up a tantalizing semi final between two in form opponents. Joel and Kim also celebrate British qualifier Harriet Dart's deepest run yet at a WTA event, as well as Emma Raducanu's mixed fortunes in the desert.They also discuss the news that Wimbledon will now feature a last set tie break to become consistent with other Slams, and the successful bid of the city of Glasgow to host part of the 2022 Davis Cup Finals in September.Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 17th March 2022.

    Tour Catch-Up: Indian Wells previews; Russians go neutral; No Barty Party; Murray-Lendl 3.0; Fiery Fernandez; Zverev punished

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 82:41


    In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim wrap up last week's tennis which saw Davis Cup qualifiers take place as well as enthralling 3 set tussles to determine the winners of the WTA Monterrey and Lyon events.Joel and Kim reflect on the Brazilian crowd's treatment of Zverev, Svitolina's stand to the WTA Tour, Yastremska's inspired run to the final in Lyon as well as covering the coaching news from the ATP Tour, with Andy Murray rehiring Ivan Lendl and Novak Djokovic parting ways with Marian Vajda.They also look ahead to Indian Wells; discuss Ash Barty's withdrawal, how Medvedev will fare as the new world no.1 and who their picks are to take home the titles next weekend.Kim delights in the recent good form of Caroline Garcia whilst Joel tests Kim and the listeners with a 2004 themed Par For The Court throwback!Share your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.______________DOWNLOADTENNIS.COMTo stay up to date on all tennis around the world including ATP, WTA and Challenger tours, download TNNS Live Scores.Download on Apple PodcastsDownload on Google PlayFollow  TNNS Live Scores on TwitterAnd check out the TNNS Lives Scores website at www.downloadtennis.com______________SOCIAL MEDIAShare your fan thoughts on the week with the #passingshotpod on social media.Twitter: @passingshotpodInstagram: @passingshotpodWebsite: thepassingshot.co.ukWritten, presented and produced by Joel Girling and Kim MackenzieCrowdfunded by our listeners.Recorded on 10th March 2022.

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