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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.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com


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.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com


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.

For more information, please contact info@underreviewtennis.com


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


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


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


Tennis Powerhouse TOMMY HAAS: UNDER REVIEW 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



 

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



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



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.

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