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JIM COURIER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO- URCS024

JIM COURIER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO- URCS024

He won The Australian Open and Roland Garros… twice. He came up with Agassi, Sampras and Chang and together they created a flashpoint in American’s Men’s Tennis that dominated the sport for a decade. Since hanging up his racquet, he’s been all over the tennis world: Captaining the American Davis Cup for 8 years; Broadcasting and Commentating for Tennis Channel, ITV, USA, NBC, TNT and Channels 7 and 9;  and  running the highly successful Invesco Series.  Former world #1, JIM COURIER offers insight on what’s happening on the tour, tells us what it’s like to be the best tennis player in the world at 21, and let’s us know his biggest regret as Davis Cup captain.

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

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NICOLE GIBBS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS020

NICOLE GIBBS talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS020

She swept the NCAA singles and doubles titles when she was a sophomore at Stanford. As a pro, she’s played Serena, Kvitova, Panetta and many more and has been as high as #68 in the world. NICOLE GIBBS is gonna tell us it’s like fighting her way through the pro tour, how she thinks greater gender equality can be achieved on the tour and what it takes to surprise your paramour after dating for 6 years.

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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BRIAN TEACHER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS019

BRIAN TEACHER talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS019

He posted wins over countless champions including Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl. In 1980/1981, he made an epic run down under, winning the Australian Open. As a coach, he helped Greg Rusedski get to 4 in the world. BRIAN TEACHER gives us the inside story behind his major win, offers insight into the torment that Andy Murray might be going through, and tells us about the innovative coaching ap he’s developing.

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

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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TIM HENMAN talks TENNIS with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS011

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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

Tennis Powerhouse TOMMY HAAS: UNDER REVIEW with CRAIG SHAPIRO – URCS006

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