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SHELBY ROGERS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS018



She beat Halep in The Australian Open, is a member of Roland Garros’ illustrious Final 8 Club and won the Fed Cup with Coco Vandeweghe. As a junior, she won the National Champions after receiving a wildcard. SHELBY ROGERS 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 coming back from an injury.

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.

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SARAH STONE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS017



As a junior, she was Australian National Champion, as a pro, she played doubles with Sam Stosur and as a coach she worked with Sam through 3 Grand Slam titles. Recently she coached world #39 Alexsandra Krunic and American Fed Cup player Alexa Glatch. The founder and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Coaching Association, SARAH STONE helps us break down the Australian Open draws, gives us perspective on the Australian players, and offers a quick fix for adding more female coaches to the pro tour.

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.

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PAUL ANNACONE talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO- URCS016



He beat McEnroe, Connors, Edberg and Wilander and went on to coach Sampras, Federer, Stephens and Henman. Currently, he’s coaching Taylor Fritz and commenting on Tennis Channel. Tennis insider and one of the wisest men in the sport, Paul Annacone tells us what he learned from Pete, Roger and Sloan, why he’s bullish on Taylor and how he juggles his obligations at the Australian Open. 

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.

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RACQUET RON YU talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS014



He has 23 slams as a Racquet Tech and for the past decade has traveled the world with Roger Federer. He’s strung for Agassi, Wawrinka, Federer, Davenport, Hewitt and countless others. Master Racquet Stringer RON YU tells us about and what goes into stringing Roger Federer’s racquets, which technology changes could make the sport more interesting and where he thinks his picture should go in the tennis hall of fame.

 

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.

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IAN HAMILTON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS013



He was instrumental in outfitting McEnroe, Courier, Agassi and Sampras and building Nike into a worldwide tennis brand. 

Ian Hamilton tells us how John McEnroe ended up wearing cross trainers at the LA Open, what it was like to close down Trafalgar Square to shoot a commercial with Pete and Andre, and what his thoughts are on tennis apparel today.

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.

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ROBBIE KOENIG talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS012



He beat Henman, Rafter and Kalefnikov and reached the semi-finals of the US Open in doubles. But he’s probably best known as the broadcaster for the world, calling every match the ATP broadcasts.

South African, ROBBIE KOENIG tells us about how coming up with Wayne Ferreira made him a better player; why Denis Shapovalov’s performance this year was underwhelming and how Del Potro’s run at Indian Wells derailed Federer’s 2018 plans. He also offers insight into how he thinks the tour could be streamlined and what to look for in 2019.

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.

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TIM HENMAN talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS011



He beat Sampras, Agassi and Federer. He reached the semi-finals in 3 of 4 Grand Slams and there’s a hill named after him at Wimbledon. Now he chairs the players’ committee at Wimbledon, occasionally broadcasts for the BBC and runs The Tim Henman Foundation.

Former world #4, TIM HENMAN tells us about what’s happening on the pro tour, how a change in grass type changed the sport, and discusses his 3 day epic semi with Goran Ivanisevic.

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.

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PRAKASH AMRITRAJ talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS010



He grew up on the pro-tour watching his father, the legendary Vijay Amritraj play Borg, Lendl, McEnroe. He was a top ranked junior; winning Kalamazoo and the NCAAs for USC. He beat Dmitrov and Safin as a pro and represented India in the Davis Cup. Now he’s a businessman, actor and the newest broadcaster for TENNIS CHANNEL.

PRAKASH AMRITRAJ offers insight into what’s happening on the tour, what’s in store for Tennis Channel and what its like to get sliced and diced by Fabrice Santoro.

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.

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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.

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Racquet Magazine’s CAITLIN THOMPSON talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS008



CAITLIN THOMPSON publishes our favorite tennis magazine RACQUET. She’s progressive and insightful and we have her here.

Caitlin tells us what its like to take the drug that bounced Maria Sharapova out of the sport; shares the story of how Racquet Magazine came to be; gives her take on the year in women’s tennis (in particular her take on Jelena Ostapenko, Coco VanDeWeghe, Naomi Osaka and Arya Sabalenka); and offers insight into why she thinks – right now – women’s tennis is far superior to men’s tennis. Oh yeah… and she also gives her take on Serena and what happened at the US OPEN.

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