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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

BRIAN TEACHER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS019

BRIAN TEACHER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS019

Australian Open Champion BRIAN TEACHER posted wins over Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl. And he did all this while dealing with crippling arthritis.

After hanging up his professional racquet, Brian went on to coach Greg Rusedski. Helping him get to #4 in the world.

Brian Teacher, shares the inside story of how he became Australian Open Champion; offers insight into the torment that Andy Murray might be going through; and tells us about the innovative coaching application that he’s developing.

For more on Brian’s LETS TEACH Program – https://www.lets-teach.org/

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

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com

TREY WALTKE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS009

TREY WALTKE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS009

He beat McEnroe and Connors in the same year, partied with Vitas and reached #42 in the world. Famously, in 1983, he beat Stan Smith at Wimbledon wearing a white linen suit, 60 years after it was fashionable.  He helped establish Reebok into an international tennis brand and now runs the preeminent tennis club in Malibu, Malibu Racquet. Our friend, TREY WALTKE offers insight into what you have to do to win as a short guy on the tour, what it’s like to hit Studio 54 with Vitas and what grand plans Larry Ellison has for Malibu Racquet.

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

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