KEN SOLOMON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS032

KEN SOLOMON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS032

President and CEO of Tennis Channel, KEN SOLOMON discusses his illustrious TV career, the meteoric rise of TC and more. From a college internship at Paramount Studios in the 1980s, Ken Solomon quickly started selling syndication to tertiary US markets. From there, among other things, he helped launched FX and build Fox into a TV …

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UNRELEASED EPISODE: Justin Gimelstob interview from November 2018

UNRELEASED EPISODE: Justin Gimelstob interview from November 2018

In November 2018 we interviewed Justin Gimelstob at the ATP Finals. This was just after the Halloween incident and before the world (or us) knew what had occurred. We thought it was a good chat, albeit a bit odd, so we cut the episode. And we were about to release it when Justin returned to …

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ROMAN PROKES talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS031

ROMAN PROKES talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS031

ROMAN PROKES is a master racquet technician who has fashioned racquets for countless professionals as well as amateurs. Andre Agassi devoted a page in his biography to him.  From Agassi to McEnroe to Djokovic, Prokes has not only altered their racquets but helped to transform their games. He molds grips, weights frames and rearranges stringing …

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MARK WOODFORDE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS030

MARK WOODFORDE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS030

Australian tennis legend MARK WOODFORDE was a force to be reckoned with in singles and an absolute legend in doubles.  In singles, he semi-finaled The Australian, beat McEnroe, Chang and Ivanisovic and was #19 in the world. In doubles, he got to #1 in the world, winning 12 majors; his first with John McEnroe and …

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NICK BOLLETTIERI talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS029

NICK BOLLETTIERI talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS029

Visionary Tennis Coach NICK BOLLETIERI is an institution in the sport. His academy was the most successful tennis boarding school in the history of tennis. And the players he’s coached have won a combined 185 major titles. Which makes Nick one of the most successful coaches of all time. Amongst the players he’s coached are …

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JAMES BLAKE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS027

JAMES BLAKE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS027

He beat Agassi, Safin, Hewitt, Nadal and Federer; quarter-finaled  The Australian and The US Open; and was part of the last winning American Davis Cup Team. Tennis Channel broadcaster and Miami Open Tournament Director JAMES BLAKE speaks to the challenges of putting on a brand new world class tournament;  tells us why he’s reserving judgement …

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Supplemental Material for URCS026: Gordon Uehling

Supplemental Material for URCS026: Gordon Uehling

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT: COURT SENSE: https://www.courtsense.com/ PLAY SIGHT: https://playsight.com/our-sports/tennis/ UTR (Universal Tennis Ranking): https://www.myutr.com/ BATTLE OF THE AGES: Showcasing UTR, Gordon Uehling’s 10 year old son Zen Uehling takes on a 57 year old man. ZIA VIKTORIA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PA5sBUXJHs  

GORDON UEHLING talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS026

GORDON UEHLING talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS026

He trained with Jose Higueras. He’s a member of Novak Djokovic’s inner circle. And he sits in The Champion’s Box at the BNP Paribas Open. He’s invested in the future of tennis like few others and chances are you’ve never heard of this guy. And we’re pretty sure he likes it that way… If he …

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MARY CARILLO talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS025

MARY CARILLO talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS025

MARY CARILLO grew up with John McEnroe and learned to play under the tutelage of Tony Palafox and Harry Hopman. In singles she made it to #33 in the world. And at the 1977 French Open she partnered with McEnroe, winning the Mixed Doubles and sharing Mac’s first major championship. But she’s probably best known …

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