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STEVE FLINK talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS038

STEVE FLINK talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO-URCS038

Tennis Journalist STEVE FLINK is one of a handful of members of the media who have been inducted into The Tennis Hall of Fame.

Since attending Wimbledon at 12 years old, Steve has had a front seat to The Open Era. By his count, he’s been to over 140 Grand Slams since 1965. As a writer, he’s penned several books on the history of tennis and contributed to World Tennis MagazineTennis Week and Tennis.com. He’s offered commentary for ESPN and CBS Radio and been a statistician for all the major networks. And he is one of the foremost experts on Pete Sampras, currently completing a book on the legendary player.

On this episode, Steve offers an inside look into the machinations of the press room and the life of a veteran tennis journalist. He explains why he thinks Sampras’ dominance may have been a curse to his legacy. And he tells us what he thinks is the greatest tennis story of the modern era.

Recorded July 20, 2019. Released July 23, 2019.

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

URCS024-JIM COURIER

URCS028 – GIGI FERNANDEZ

URCS029-NICK BOLLETTEIRI

URCS030-MARK WOODFORDE

For more on Steve, check out his website at: https://www.steveflink.com

To read the article Steve filed on The Hall of Fame weekend, check out: http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2019/07/hall-fame-welcomes-li-na-mary-pierce-yevgeny-kafelnikov/83718/

To see all of Steve’s articles for tennis.com check out: http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/list/steve-flink/

To purchase THE GREATEST MATCHES OF ALL TIME: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0942257936/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i0

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

 

 

 

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 Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, Tommy Haas, Boris Becker, Anna Kournikova, Maria Sharapova, Kei Nishikori & The Williams sisters.

Beyond his accomplishments on the court, Nick’s written numerous books. He travels the world giving motivational speeches. And he’s the subject of the Showtime Documentary LOVE MEANS ZERO.

On this podcast, Nick discusses how how he built his coaching empire; he discloses which of his former students he thinks had the most raw talent; and he tells us why he thinks Novak Djokovic is the tennis player for the times.

For more about Visionary Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri and The IMG ACADEMY: https://www.imgacademy.com/about-img-academy

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

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

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

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