Tag: french open

MATS WILANDER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS039

MATS WILANDER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS039

He won The French Open before he was old enough to drive. And over the next 7 years, MATS WILANDER won 7 Majors beating everyone from Vitas Gerulaitis to Ivan Lendl, Jimmy Connors to Jose Luis Clerc, and Boris Becker to John McEnroe. And if that wasn’t enough, his Swedish Davis Cup team won the cup three times.

Now he’s a commentator for Eurosport and runs the intensive tennis experience “Wilander on Wheels.”

In this episode, Hall of Famer and former world #1 MATS WILANDER tells us why hard courts open the field up even further on the ladies’ side. He explains why he thinks Roger Federer has a great chance to win the US Open this year. He shares 2 essential lessons he learned in Rome that brought him from being a junior to being a champion. And he tells us how a kid without a drivers license gets to Roland Garros in the middle of the night during an airline strike.

Recorded July 20, 2019. Released August 5, 2019.

For more on the top American Junior who came up at the same time as Mats, check out Jimmy Arias on Under Review: URCS037 – JIMMY ARIAS

For more on one of the pros Mats had to get past to win the French, check out Heinz Gunthardt on Under Review:

URCS023 – HEINZ GUNTHARDT

For more UNDER REVIEW episodes featuring Tennis Hall of Famers, check out:

URCS024-JIM COURIER

URCS028 – GIGI FERNANDEZ

URCS029-NICK BOLLETTEIRI

URCS030-MARK WOODFORDE

URCS038-STEVE FLINK

For more on Wilander On Wheels: https://www.wilanderonwheels.com/

UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective. For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

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 for her poignant journalism and insightful, witty commentary.   Sport’s Illustrated’s “Best Sports Analyst of the Decade” and Peabody Award Winner, MARY CARILLO tells us how a bar bill pushed her into pro tennis,  why next year’s Olympics are must-see-TV, and why she thinks that everything anyone says about Nick Kyrgios is probably true. 

UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

SHELBY ROGERS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS018

SHELBY ROGERS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS018

SHELBY ROGERS is a member of Roland Garros’ illustrious Final 8 Club. She won the Fed Cup with Coco Vandeweghe. And she beat Simona Halep in The Australian Open. And as a junior, she won the National Champions after receiving a wildcard.

Shelby tells us why the players call The Australian Open “The Happy Slam”; what it’s like to play such greats as Venus Williams and Simona Halep; and what kind of work goes into overcoming injury.

UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

CHUCK ADAMS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS007

CHUCK ADAMS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS007

He played Michael Chang when he was 8 and practiced with John McEnroe last week. He reached #33 in the world and his win over Ivan Lendl might’ve sent the legend into retirement. Our friend, real estate mogul and junior-high drop-out, CHUCK ADAMS tells us about his long friendship with John McEnroe, how he ended up marrying a player he was coaching and offers some insight into why the dominant men might be so dominant.

UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is happening now in Tennis.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

TOMMY HAAS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS006

TOMMY HAAS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS006

In a career that spanned 20 years, former world #2 TOMMY HAAS beat everyone from Sampras to Agassi to Roddick to Roger. He’s currently the tournament director of The BNP Paribas’ Indian Wells event and coach to Lucas Pouille, TOMMY HAAS tells us about his expansive career, offers insight into controversial rules and coaching, and shares what its like to be across the net from Rafa Nadal.

UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is happening now in Tennis.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

ASHLEY HARKLEROAD talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS005

ASHLEY HARKLEROAD talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS005

 

She played Serena Williams 3 times and they had the same agent. She got to 39 in the world and was given the moniker “The American Kournikova.” My friend ASHLEY HARKLEROAD talks about being the #1 junior in the country at 14, how she met her coach-turned-husband Chuck Adams, what’s the latest in women’s tennis and of course Serena and what happened during the US OPEN final.

UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is happening now in Tennis.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

NICO PEREIRA talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – US Open – URCS004

NICO PEREIRA talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – US Open – URCS004

He won The French, Wimbledon and The US Open as a junior. He’s beaten Becker and Edberg. And he’s court-side at every major tennis tournament around the world announcing for ESPN’s Deportes. Former player and current announcer NICOLAS PEREIRA breaks down the US Open, tells us how he became the number 1 junior in the world and explains the controversy surrounding Davis Cup.

UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is happening now in Tennis.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

JEFF TARANGO talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO: US Open Preview – URCS003

JEFF TARANGO talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO: US Open Preview – URCS003

Longtime tour stalwart, current BBC broadcaster and always colorful JEFF TARANGO offers unique perspectives: first breaking down the field at the US Open, then taking us for a walk down tennis’ memory lane by regaling us with his side of the most notorious incident in Wimbledon history.  AND MUCH MUCH MORE

UNDER REVIEW WITH CRAIG SHAPIRO is a Tennis Podcast where insiders from the sport share unique perspectives, inside stories and break down what is happening now in Tennis.

For more information, please contact craig@cedarstreetfilms.com

Under Review Trailer – URCS001

Under Review Trailer – URCS001

Welcome to UNDER REVIEW with Craig Shapiro. This Trailer is a short explanation of the Podcast and a small taste of what is to come.

 

For more information, please contact craig@cedarstreetfilms.com